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Fri 14 Oct 2005
Author/Photographer Pete Lyons news 2005-10-14

Author/Photographer Pete Lyons news 2005-10-14

PETE LYONS TO VISIT AUTOBOOKS ... LIVING HISTORY LESSONS ON TAP RENOWN AUTHOR/PHOTOGRAPHER PETE LYONS TO APPEAR AT AUTOBOOKS SATURDAY, OCT 29 Veteran Motorsports Writer Will Sign Copies of His Newly-Reissued "Can-Am" Book Burbank, Calif. - -...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
John Thawley has new photo collection

John Thawley has new photo collection

John Thawley Announces American Le Mans Series Champions Photo Collection DETROIT - Motorsports photographer, John Thawley, announced today the release of a new series of collectibles commemorating the 2005 American Le Mans Drivers'...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
Hulman-George family to receive AARWBA award

Hulman-George family to receive AARWBA award

HULMAN-GEORGE FAMILY TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS MEDIA AWARD INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005 -- The Hulman-George family will receive the prestigious Dusty Brandel President's Award at the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters...

"Humpy" Wheeler celebrates 30 years at LMS

Always Thinking Outside the Box: "Humpy" Wheeler Celebrates 30 Years at Lowe's Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 4, 2005) - Known as the "P.T. Barnum of Auto Racing," H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler will celebrate his 30th year at the helm of Lowe's...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
Long Beach GP names Clark as marketing director

Long Beach GP names Clark as marketing director

MIKE CLARK NAMED TO MARKETING POST AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2005) -- Grand Prix Association of Long Beach CEO Jim Michaelian announced today that Michael S. Clark has been named Director of Marketing, as it...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
Kentucky Speedway promotes two in operations

Kentucky Speedway promotes two in operations

Claywell and Bannick Promoted Kentucky Speedway has announced the promotion of two of employees in its operations department. Mike Claywell, who has been with the track since its inception, has been elevated to Director of Operations.

Fri 23 Sep 2005
Autosport International 2006 preview

Autosport International 2006 preview

AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF GRAND PRIX RACING Visitors to Autosport International 2006, 14 and 15 January at the NEC in Birmingham, will be taken on a trip down memory lane to glorious racing days gone by with a stunning 100...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Big Diamond Raceway closes

Big Diamond Raceway closes

From Fritz Roehrig, Big Diamond Raceway Owner/Promoter As all of us know, there are seasons for everything in life. Here at Big Diamond we have had some great seasons in the past, and some bad ones too. But no seasons have compared to the ...

Fri 16 Sep 2005
SCCA outlines search for new CEO, President

SCCA outlines search for new CEO, President

SCCA EXECUTIVE SUCCESSION SEARCH OUTLINED TOPEKA, Kan. (Sept. 14, 2005) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc.'s Board of Directors revealed its plan for the succession of SCCA President and CEO Steve Johnson, who will vacate his post Sept....

Fri 09 Sep 2005
ASCS to acquire Sprints on Dirt

ASCS to acquire Sprints on Dirt

American Sprint Car Series to Acquire SOD TULSA, Okla. (September 7, 2005) -- The Michigan-based Sprints on Dirt series will join the American Sprint Car Series fold in 2006, as it was announced today that the Tulsa-based ...

Fri 02 Sep 2005
New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

IAN MERVYN GAMBLE 1942-2005 AN APPRECIATION Ian Gamble helped change the face of motorsport - here and overseas. Ian, 63, lost a long battle with cancer early on Wednesday morning August 31. He will be remembered as a man of action who...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
NASCAR names East Regional Media Outreach manager

NASCAR names East Regional Media Outreach manager

NASCAR Hires Former NYC 2012 Communications Manager to Manage East Regional Media Outreach Lazaro "Laz" Benitez to be based in NASCAR's New York City office DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2005) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto ...

Ecclestone denies SLEC shares sale

Ecclestone denies SLEC shares sale

Formula One Management (FOM) has issued a statement signed by Bernie Ecclestone which denies the sale of shares in SLEC, F1's commercial holding company. Recently there have been a lot of stories about various people apparently intent on buying ...

Wed 17 Aug 2005
SCCA President/CEO steps down

SCCA President/CEO steps down

JOHNSON TO STEP DOWN AS SCCA PRESIDENT, MOVES TO CHAMP CAR TOPEKA, Kan. (Aug. 16, 2005) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc. President and CEO Steve Johnson announced today that he will resign from his post, effective Sept. 15, to become the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces managment changes

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car announces managment changes

CHAMP CAR ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT SUCCESSION PLAN STEVE JOHNSON NAMED CHAMP CAR PRESIDENT INDIANAPOLIS (August 16, 2005) -- As part of Champ Car's senior management succession plan, Steve Johnson will become the new President of Champ...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
Charlotte LMS promotes Gappens and Farrell

Charlotte LMS promotes Gappens and Farrell

Lowe's Motor Speedway Promotes Jerry Gappens And Dan Farrell to Senior Vice President Positions CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2005) - Two Lowe's Motor Speedway executives, Jerry Gappens and Dan Farrell, have been promoted to senior vice president ...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
Elan Motorsports, Van Diemen news 2005-08-10

Elan Motorsports, Van Diemen news 2005-08-10

Elan Motorsport Technologies Takes Charge of Van Diemen Imports and Parts Palmetto, Fla. (August 10, 2005) -- Effective immediately, Elan Motorsport Technologies, based in Braselton, Ga., has assumed responsibility for the importation and parts...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
HANS recertifies to SFI 38.1 specification

HANS recertifies to SFI 38.1 specification

HANS RECERTIFIES TO SFI 38.1 SPECIFICATION Atlanta, Georgia (August 8, 2005) - HANS(r) Devices were tested and recertified last week by SFI to ensure the durability and performance level that they held a year ago. The 70G sled testing was ...

Riverside Motorsports Park update 2005-08-08

Riverside Motorsports Park update 2005-08-08

RIVERSIDE MOTORSPORTS PARK EIR COMPLETED Company Prepares for Build Development Phase ATWATER, CALIF., August 8, 2005--Riverside Motorsports Park, LLC announces that the project's administrative draft Environmental ...

Sat 06 Aug 2005
Women in winners circleHeadline

Women in winners circle

Has anyone in major motorsport done more to advance the careers of women racers than Lyn St James? The former Indianapolis 500 combatant and sports car driving standout has made it her goal to see a more feminine look to grids, pit roads and ...

Fri 05 Aug 2005
Michael, Buffy Waltrip new business plan

Michael, Buffy Waltrip new business plan

Waltrip's to Build Waltrip Racing World Sherrills Ford, N.C. (August 4, 2005) -- Michael and Buffy Waltrip have announced today their plans to build an innovative racing facility in Cornelius, NC, adjacent to Interstate 77, entitled Waltrip...

Fri 29 Jul 2005
Lyn St. James

Lyn St. James "Women in the Winner's Circle"

THIRD ANNUAL "WOMEN IN THE WINNER'S CIRCLE GATHERING" Lyn St. James Foundation hosts luncheon, silent auction, and award ceremony INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 28, 2005) - The Lyn St. James Foundation will hold the third annual "Women in the...

Tue 26 Jul 2005
NASCAR announces 2005 diversity scholarships

NASCAR announces 2005 diversity scholarships

NASCAR Announces 2005 Diversity Scholarships DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 25, 2005) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) today announced the details for the 2005 diversity scholarship program. NASCAR will honor 12 students...

Fri 22 Jul 2005
Barden resigns from USRA

Barden resigns from USRA

San Antonio, TX (July 21, 2005) - Terry Barden, Vice President of Operations for United States Racing Association (USRA-TX), has resigned his position with USRA effective immediately. Terry Dickerson, President of USRA, made the announcement ...