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Tue 28 Dec 2004
Racing Employment Network debuts on Internet

Racing Employment Network debuts on Internet

Racing Employment Network Wholly Dedicated to the Niche Racing Industry Opens Shop on Internet INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2004) - A new service catering to the needs of Motorsports Employers and Job Seekers has launched on the Web ...

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...

DIRT MotorSports acquires Mid-America Racing Series

DIRT MotorSports acquires Mid-America Racing Series

NORMAN, OK, December 17, 2004 -- Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) d/b/a DIRT MotorSports announced that it has purchased Mid-America Racing Series, (MARS), a regional late model sanctioning body based in Arkansas.

Tue 21 Dec 2004
2004 All-America Auto Racing Team is selected

2004 All-America Auto Racing Team is selected

Close Votes Decide 2004 Auto Racing All-America Team BURBANK, Calif. - In some of the closest voting ever for the annual Auto Racing All-America Team, 15 have been chosen in seven categories by members of the motorsports press. ...

Shawn Higbee joins Mackey Marketing

Shawn Higbee joins Mackey Marketing

Mackey Marketing Signs Champion Motorcycle Racer Veteran Champion Shawn Higbee Joins Client List Atlanta, GA: Mackey Marketing Group welcomes Shawn Higbee to the Agency's growing client list. Higbee is the 2001 Formula USA...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
Indianapolis Motor Speedway announce promotions

Indianapolis Motor Speedway announce promotions

IMS, Hulman & Company Announce Three Promotions Barnhart, Chitwood, Morris elevated to president, COO positions INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 -- Brian Barnhart, Joie Chitwood III and Gary Morris each have been promoted to head three ...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Iron Rock: Berntsen joins as Track Director

Iron Rock: Berntsen joins as Track Director

December 6, 2004 AUSTIN, TX Iron Rock Raceway, Texas' first superkart racing country club and racer education facility, has appointed Chuck Berntsen as Track Director. Berntsen will coordinate all track activities, including driver safety ...

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...

IMS' Tony George receives special award

IMS' Tony George receives special award

IMS President George Receives Prestigious Autosport Award INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 6, 2004 -- Tony George, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president and chief executive officer, received the inaugural Pioneering and Innovation Award at the...

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 ...

Mon 29 Nov 2004
AARWBA All-America 2004 team announced

AARWBA All-America 2004 team announced

BURBANK, Calif. - Voting has begun among almost 300 members of the motorsports press to select the 2004 Auto Racing All-America team. Among those on the ballot are former Jerry Titus Award winners John Force (1996, 1999, 2000, 2002), Jeff...

Sun 21 Nov 2004
BAR and Honda increase partnership

BAR and Honda increase partnership

B*A*R and Honda officially confirmed on November 19th that Honda will become an equity partner in the team. Honda has supplied B*A*R with engines for the past few years and with a new three year contract will also be a chassis development partner...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Tony Stewart purchases Eldora Speedway

Tony Stewart purchases Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG, Ohio (Nov. 18, 2004) - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series driver and former USAC champion Tony Stewart has purchased Eldora Speedway from legendary owner Earl Baltes. Known as "Auto Racing's Showcase since 1954" thanks in large part to Baltes'...

Wed 17 Nov 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth, CCWS press conference (part 2)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth, CCWS press conference (part 2)

Continued from part 1 Q: A question that stems from comments that you made, Kevin, about how this strengthens the association with Ford, and we will obviously see that Cosworth will be involved in the Champ Car World Series for a long, long...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth, CCWS press conference (part 1)

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth, CCWS press conference (part 1)

Champ Car World Series Press Conference Transcript Concerning The Status of Cosworth Racing Richard Parry-Jones Kevin Kalkhoven Tim Routsis THE MODERATOR: Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen. I'd like to welcome you to the media call. I...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS statement on sale of Cosworth Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS statement on sale of Cosworth Racing

Champ Car World Series Statement on the sale of Cosworth Racing INDIANAPOLIS (November 15, 2004) -- What follows are statements made by Champ Car World Series co-owner Kevin Kalkhoven following today's purchase of Cosworth Racing by Mr....

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford announcement on sale of Cosworth, Jaguar

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ford announcement on sale of Cosworth, Jaguar

Ford Motor Company Secures Sale of Cosworth Racing To Kevin Kalkhoven and Gerald Forsythe LONDON, 15 November 2004 - Ford Motor Company and Cosworth are jointly announcing today that Cosworth has been purchased by Kevin Kalkhoven and ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Cosworth changes hands

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Cosworth changes hands

In January of this year, when they were awarded the assets of the former CART series, principals Kevin Kalkhoven, Gerald Forsythe and Paul Gentilozzi declared their intent to put their money where their mouths were. Today Kalkhoven and Forsythe...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
IHRA expands departments

IHRA expands departments

IHRA Expands Business Development and Operations Departments IHRA President Aaron Polburn has announced the expansion of IHRA's business development and operations departments. Matthias Czabok has been hired as Vice President of Business ...

Battle between Bernie and the banks

Battle between Bernie and the banks

The battle between Bernie Ecclestone and the banks for control of Formula One was in court this week, with Ecclestone losing the preliminary hearing. The banks -- Bayerische Landesbank, JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers -- control 75% of SLEC, F1's ...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
Bruton Smith - Charlotte Sports HoF inductee

Bruton Smith - Charlotte Sports HoF inductee

Speedway Motorsports Founder Bruton Smith Among Greater Charlotte Sports Hall of Fame Inductees CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2004) - Bruton Smith, founder and chairman of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. is among four area sports legends selected ...

Lernerville Speedway acquisition

Lernerville Speedway acquisition

Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. D/B/A Dirt Motorsports Acquires Lernerville Speedway NORMAN, OK, November 10, 2004 - Boundless Motor Sports Racing Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) d/b/a DIRT Motorsports, announced that it has executed a ...

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 27 Oct 2004
WoO Sprint Series 2005 rules released

WoO Sprint Series 2005 rules released

World of Outlaws Release 2005 Sprint Rules Norman, OK (October 26, 2004) The World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Series released the 2005 edition of the WoO technical rules today. The rules can now be downloaded from a link ("2005 Sprint Rules") ...

Irwindale's GM to sit on PRI panel

Irwindale's GM to sit on PRI panel

Irwindale GM To Be a Panelist in Prestigious Performance Racing Industry Roundtable at Indy - Wednesday, Dec 8, 2004 Irwindale, Calif.- - Irwindale Speedway General Manager / Chief Operating Officer Bob DeFazio was recently tabbed to take part...

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...

Fri 22 Oct 2004
Force to attend SEMA breakfast

Force to attend SEMA breakfast

Force, Parks, Prudhomme Headline N.H.R.A. Breakfast LAS VEGAS, Nevada - John Force will join NHRA founder Wally Parks and veteran racer and team owner Don "the Snake" Prudhomme for a special NHRA-hosted Wednesday breakfast in conjunction with...

Tue 19 Oct 2004
Boundless changes company name

Boundless changes company name

Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc. Board of Directors Approves Company Name Change to DIRT Motorsports, Inc. NORMAN, OK, October 19, 2004 - Boundless Motor Sports Racing Inc., (OTCBB: BMSR) (Boundless) Chairman and CEO Paul A. Kruger announced...

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 ...

Wed 13 Oct 2004
Bill Bader to step down as IHRA President

Bill Bader to step down as IHRA President

(Norwalk, OH) - Bill Bader President of IHRA has announced he will step down and that Aaron Polburn will take over the top spot at the Norwalk, Ohio based drag racing and motorsports company. "I have worked to the exclusion of my family and...

Sun 03 Oct 2004
IRL: AARWBA celebrates 50 years

IRL: AARWBA celebrates 50 years

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indy Racing League and the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association have been entwined in common goals for the past 49 years. They'll continue that association during the 2005 racing season, as...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Nick Craw named ACCUS President

Nick Craw named ACCUS President

Experienced Racing Executive Craw Named ACCUS President Friday, Oct. 1, 2004 -- Nick Craw, a longtime veteran of motorsports and sailing management, has been selected as president of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States ...

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...

Sat 18 Sep 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Carl Haas nominated for AARWBA award

CHAMPCAR/CART: Carl Haas nominated for AARWBA award

Newman/Haas Co-Owner Carl Haas Nominated as Newsmaker of the Half-Century by AARWBS Organization. INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2004) -- The winningest active car owner in the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford and...

Fri 17 Sep 2004
RRDC announes winner of Akin award

RRDC announes winner of Akin award

Charlie Gibson receives 2004 Bob Akin Motorsports Award WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Sept. 16, 2004) - The late Charlie Gibson was named the 2004 recipient of the Road Racing Drivers Club's Bob Akin Motorsports Award at a reception held at the ...

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...

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