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Wed 02 Jun 2004
Boundless acquires Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

Boundless acquires Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

NORMAN, OK (June 1) -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) announced Tuesday that it has completed the purchase of Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in Elbridge, NY, from Glenn Donnelly, Bruno DeMatteo and Paul Vitale (the ...

Thu 14 Oct 2004
Heartland Park announces renovations

Heartland Park announces renovations

City Approves Funding for Heartland Park Topeka Renovations TOPEKA, Kansas -- Thanks to a commitment of funds from the City of Topeka, Heartland Park Topeka will proceed with major improvements to the facility. The Topeka City Council ...

Fri 06 Aug 2004
OCESA partners with NASCAR

OCESA partners with NASCAR

NASCAR Mexico Established; NASCAR Partners with OCESA to Create Local Base of Operations MEXICO CITY (August 5, 2004) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) today announced NASCAR Mexico, a new base of ...

Thu 12 Feb 2004
IRL: IndyCar defines new rulesHeadline

IRL: IndyCar defines new rules

The Indy Racing League has a point to make. Several points, in fact. To give all teams and drivers additional scoring opportunities, the League has adjusted its scoring system for the 2004 IndyCar Series season. Dario Franchitti and...

Thu 29 Apr 2004
Darrell Waltrip to receive honorary doctorate

Darrell Waltrip to receive honorary doctorate

NASCAR Legend Darrell Waltrip To Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree Waltrip to Deliver Commencement Address OWENSBORO, Ky. (April 28, 2004) - NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip will deliver the commencement address to the 137th graduating class ...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
DIRT MotorSports signs with an Ohio University

DIRT MotorSports signs with an Ohio University

The University of Northern Ohio Enters Multi-Year Sponsorship with DIRT MotorSports Colorado Springs, CO - December 21, 2004 -- With academic programs that focus on the racing industry, The University of Northwestern Ohio is pleased to announce...

Tue 27 Jan 2004
EMPA convention news including awards

EMPA convention news including awards

TREVOSE, PA JANUARY 24, 2004 . . . The Eastern Motorsport Press Association honored United States Auto Club Triple Crown champion J.J. Yeley with their Al Holbert Memorial/EMPA Driver of the Year award during their annual convention this past ...

Sun 04 Apr 2004
Elkhart Lake needs help

Elkhart Lake needs help

Does motorsports history have any meaning to the cities and towns where significant events have occurred in the past and, perhaps, are still going on today? Street races were the genesis of motor sports, occurring on regularly used roads well ...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
IRL: IRL announces IndyCar rules changes

IRL: IRL announces IndyCar rules changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004 -- A minor modification to the IRL IndyCar® Series point system highlights several rule changes announced by the Indy Racing League for the 2004 season. The change to the championship scoring system...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
NASCAR R&D Competition Forum transcript, part 3

NASCAR R&D Competition Forum transcript, part 3

NASCAR R&D press conference GARY NELSON, NASCAR Managing Director of Research and Development JOHN DARBY, NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Director BRIAN DeHART, NASCAR Busch Series Director WAYNE AUTON, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Director GARY SMITH,...

Thu 01 Jul 2004
Watkins Glen announces promotions

Watkins Glen announces promotions

WGI Announces Marketing Department Promotions Watkins Glen, NY (June 30, 2004) - Watkins Glen International President Craig Rust announced today the promotion of three individuals within the track's marketing and communications department. Andy...

Fri 04 Jun 2004
ASA magazine makes change

ASA magazine makes change

PENDLETON, Ind. (June 2, 2004) - Inside ASA, the in-house magazine of the American Speed Association will take a different look in 2004. Instead of being published as a stand-alone publication as it has been done since inception in 1994, it will...

Wed 19 May 2004
TMS promotes Camper and Bowling

TMS promotes Camper and Bowling

Kevin Camper Named Director of Sales and Marketing For Texas Motor FORT WORTH-DALLAS (May 18, 2004) - Texas Motor Speedway Director of Business Development Kevin Camper has been promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing. Speedway president ...

Fri 20 Feb 2004
Pikes Peak Hill Climb Board of Director news

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Board of Director news

2004 Falken Tire Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Board of Directors Colorado Springs, CO -- The Falken Tire Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the second oldest motorsports event in the United States, announces D. Edward Sauer as Chairman...

Sat 22 May 2004
IRL: Honda takes Schwitzer prize

IRL: Honda takes Schwitzer prize

Against a formidable group of entrants, Honda has won the 38th annual Louis Schwitzer Award, it was announced this morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The award was presented to engineers Yasuhide Sakamoto, Steve Eriksen, Steve Miller...

Wed 18 Feb 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car changes race rules

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car changes race rules

The President's Day holiday was none of the sort for Champ Car World Series officials, who have been busy tinkering with rules already in place, hoping to enhance competition for the series. With the release of its 2004 Rule Book, the Champ Car...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Safety Experts headline SCCA National Convention

Safety Experts headline SCCA National Convention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. members were treated to one of the greatest panels of motorsports restraint safety experts ever assembled this weekend at the Club's annual meeting in Kansas City. Saturday's...

Wed 27 Oct 2004
GPWC takes a step forward

GPWC takes a step forward

Grand Prix World Championship (GPWC) has appointed a marketing and management company to work on the structure for its new series, which aims to rival Formula One from 2008. The GPWC has been fairly quiet since earlier this year but is going ahead...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Judge rules against Ecclestone

Judge rules against Ecclestone

The dispute between Bernie Ecclestone and the banks continued in court on December 6th, where the judge ruled that the banks, known collectively as Speed Investments, were correct in their "contentions". The banks, Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Bidding for CART assests has started

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Bidding for CART assests has started

The bidding for the CART assests began in earnest at the Birch Bayh Federal Building and Courthouse in Indianapolis, Indiana after the court recess once Judge Frank Otte ruled that the Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy...

Sun 05 Dec 2004
Heartland Park announces staff promotions

Heartland Park announces staff promotions

Heartland Park Topeka Announces Staff Promotions TOPEKA, Kansas -- Bill Griffin, formerly the Director of Sales and Marketing, has been named Heartland Park Topeka General Manager by owner Raymond Irwin. Chris Bovis, who had been the ...

Wed 21 Jul 2004
Meghan Fullington joins PIR communications staff

Meghan Fullington joins PIR communications staff

Fullington Named Assistant Communications Manager at PIR PHOENIX, AZ (July 19, 2004) -- It was announced today that Meghan Fullington has joined the Consumer Marketing and Communications staff at Phoenix International Raceway as Assistant ...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
SCCA signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am name

SCCA signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am name

SCCA® signs letter of intent to license Trans-Am® name for 2004 racing season. TOPEKA, Kan. (Jan. 23, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. (SCCA®) announced today that it has a signed letter of intent to enter into a contract granting...

Thu 23 Sep 2004
Plessinger named LMS Promoter of the Year

Plessinger named LMS Promoter of the Year

Hagerstown's Frank Plessinger Earns LMS Promoter of the Year Award CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2004) - Frank Plessinger, the longtime owner and promoter of Maryland's Hagerstown Speedway, will be honored as the Lowe's Motor Speedway Promoter of the...

Tue 24 Feb 2004
AVSS General Manager resigns

AVSS General Manager resigns

Mike Strevel resigned as General Manager of the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series after a four year term. In Strevel's words: This is a hard story to write but it is with much sadness that I must resign from the Auto Value/Bumper...

Wed 14 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: CART BOD resignations annoucned

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART BOD resignations annoucned

INDIANAPOLIS (January 12, 2004)- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (the Company) (OTCBB: CPNT.OB) announced today that James F. Hardymon, James A. Henderson, Rafael A. Sanchez and Frederick T. Tucker resigned as members of the Championship Auto...

Wed 03 Nov 2004
Ford Racing reveals competition Mustang

Ford Racing reveals competition Mustang

Mustang Gallops Back To The Track: Ford Racing Reveals Performance Parts and Competition Program * Mustang is at the core of the Ford Racing Performance Parts business and has always had a high consumer demand for performance and ...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Finefrock scholarship fund established

Finefrock scholarship fund established

Celebration of Life to be held for Bill Finefrock and Scholarship Fund in his Memory Tucson, AZ February. 8, 2004: On January 25, 2004, Sacramento, Calif: William L. Finefrock died at 5:15 PM of injuries sustained in a house fire. The ...

Mon 16 Feb 2004
Goodyear belt helps teams win

Goodyear belt helps teams win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., February 13 -- Since 1985, Goodyear Engineered Products has supplied innovative power transmission belts to NASCAR, adapting subtle changes over the years based on information obtained from the racetrack. The not-so-subtle...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Judge Otte rules to allow IRL, OWRS to bid

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Judge Otte rules to allow IRL, OWRS to bid

January 28, 2004 - Today was marked on many calendars as a "day of fireworks" as Judge Frank Otte, the presiding judge for the Chapter 11 filed by Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc., will announce a final decision and oversee the transition of...

Fri 17 Sep 2004
ASCS founder Emmett Hahn earns Isaac Award

ASCS founder Emmett Hahn earns Isaac Award

American Sprint Car Series Founder Emmett Hahn To Receive 2004 Bobby Isaac Memorial Award CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2004) - Emmett Hahn, founder and president of the American Sprint Car Series and co-promoter of the extremely successful...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS statement on sale of Cosworth

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS statement on sale of Cosworth

Champ Car World Series Statement on Sale of Cosworth Racing INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2004) -- What follows is a statement released by the Champ Car World Series concerning today's announcement by series sponsor Ford Motor Company that it was...

Sat 17 Apr 2004
NHRA and ESPN extend relationship

NHRA and ESPN extend relationship

NHRA and ESPN Extend Television Relationship Through 2006 GLENDORA, Calif. (April 16, 2004) -- NHRA and ESPN, Inc. have formally extended their television relationship through 2006, it was announced today. In 2001, NHRA and ESPN, the worldwide...

Mon 12 Jan 2004
AARWBA Banquet report

AARWBA Banquet report

POMONA, CA - USAC Triple Crown titlist J.J. Yeley was named winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy as driver of the year. The announcement was the climax of festivities Saturday night at the annual Auto Racing All America Team banquet hosted...

Thu 08 Jul 2004
SCCA lifts suspension on Kumho tire

SCCA lifts suspension on Kumho tire

SCCA Lifts Suspension on Kumho Ecsta V710 Tire TOPEKA, Kan. (July 7, 2004) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc.'s Board of Directors voted Tuesday to lift the suspension placed on the Kumho ECSTA V710 tire for SCCA-wide competition. The vote...

Wed 11 Feb 2004
Acquisition of World of Outlaws completed

Acquisition of World of Outlaws completed

Boundless announces completion of acquisition of World of Outlaws. NORMAN, OK (February 6) -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. (OTCBB:BMSR - News; Boundless) today announced that it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the...