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Fri 06 May 2005
IRL: IMS HoF inductees announced

IRL: IMS HoF inductees announced

TWO INDY 500 DRIVERS, OWNER, JOURNALIST ADDED TO HALL OF FAME Agabashian, Carter, Economaki, Wilke named to elite group INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 5, 2005 -- Four legendary names comprising a diverse group from the sport of auto racing will ...

Wed 04 May 2005
AARWBA reveals top 5 Newsmaker finalist

AARWBA reveals top 5 Newsmaker finalist

AARWBA Reveals Top 5 Newsmakers Andretti, Earnhardt, France, Hulman-George, Penske Get Most Votes for Media Group's Top 50th Anniversary Honor; Winner to Be Announced May 15 in Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS -- The American Auto Racing Writers...

Tue 03 May 2005
PRN promotes Rice to President and GM

PRN promotes Rice to President and GM

Doug Rice Named President of PRN, Gerry Horn Promoted to Vice President Post CONCORD, N.C. (May 3, 2005) - Veteran broadcasting executive Doug Rice has been promoted to president and general manager of Performance Racing Network and Gerry Horn,...

Sun 01 May 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kart2CART development program expands

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kart2CART development program expands

Kart2CART announces next step in driver development program Atlanta GA. July 19, 2002: Kart2CART, the driver development program developed by computer industry executive, Rick Waddell, has announced plans to expand the program to deliver...

Thu 28 Apr 2005
Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Award-winning Detroit Motorsports Reporter and Longtime Friend of MIS Joe Dowdall Dies of Cancer BROOKLYN, Mich. - Award-winning Detroit motorsports reporter and longtime friend of Michigan International Speedway, Joe Dowdall, passed away of ...

Wed 27 Apr 2005
Billy Edwards named Chief Instructor at Mid-Ohio

Billy Edwards named Chief Instructor at Mid-Ohio

Billy Edwards Named Chief Instructor of The Mid-Ohio School COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 26, 2005) -- The Mid-Ohio School is pleased to announce the appointment of Billy Edwards as the Chief Instructor. Edwards, with 19 years of motorsports and...

David Brabham selects North American agency

David Brabham selects North American agency

David Brabham Selects Race Legends, Inc. as North American Representative Son of 3-time F1 Champion Sir Jack Brabham joins company's growing roster of celebrities MARSHALL, WISCONSIN, April 25, 2005 Race Legends, Incorporated, the world's ...

Fri 22 Apr 2005
Stack, Inc announces new staff member

Stack, Inc announces new staff member

Stack Inc. of Bicester UK and Toledo, Ohio is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Harmer as North American Sales and Marketing Manager for motorsports products. Stack is the world leader in Motorsports Dashboard and Data Logging...

Wed 20 Apr 2005
Multimatic wins PACE Award

Multimatic wins PACE Award

Multimatic wins 2005 Automotive News PACE Award Multimatic has been named as a 2005 Automotive News PACE Award winner - recognizing the Toronto-based company as key automotive supplier for superior innovation, technological advancement and ...

Tue 19 Apr 2005
Dennis Worden joins MIS staff

Dennis Worden joins MIS staff

DENNIS WORDEN NAMED MANAGER OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AT MIS BROOKLYN, Mich. --Dennis Worden, who has media relations experience at several colleges and universities, has been named Manager of Public Relations for Michigan International Speedway,...

TMS announces Lanny Edwards Award winner

TMS announces Lanny Edwards Award winner

GRAHAM AND DAVID BAKER RECEIVE LANNY EDWARDS AWARD FORT WORTH-DALLAS (April 17, 2005) -- Graham and David Baker, owners and promoters of Houston Motorsports Park in Houston, were named as the winners of the 2005 Lanny Edwards...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
NASCAR sponsor recognized for diversity efforts

NASCAR sponsor recognized for diversity efforts

NASCAR Recognizes UPS for its Diversity Efforts DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Apr. 15, 2005) -- NASCAR applauds UPS as a catalyst for diversity throughout the sport and its related business activity. This is the first in a spotlight series to honor...

Fri 15 Apr 2005
SBRS: Ford Exec to head Skip Barber Racing School

SBRS: Ford Exec to head Skip Barber Racing School

Skip Barber Names Auto Industry Executive President and Chief Operating Officer LAKEVILLE, Conn. (April 13) - Skip Barber Racing School, LLC, today announced the appointment of George Ayres as President and Chief Operating Officer. Ayres comes...

Charlotte LMS' Doug Stafford leaves post

Charlotte LMS' Doug Stafford leaves post

Lowe's Motor Speedway Executive Doug Stafford To Pursue Interest in Real Estate Development Company CONCORD, N.C. (April 13, 2005) - Lowe's Motor Speedway President H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler announced today that Doug Stafford, executive...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Selinsgrove Speedway discloses sale intentions

Selinsgrove Speedway discloses sale intentions

SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY OFFICIALS DISCLOSE SALE INTENTIONS SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway promoter Charlie Paige was notified by the Selinsgrove Fair Association, the governing body of the speedway, and the Dauntless Hook & Ladder Co.

Wed 06 Apr 2005
Racing Employment Network inks pact with IUPUI

Racing Employment Network inks pact with IUPUI

Announcing innovative IUPUI - REN Partnership INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA (April 5, 2005) - An innovative joint venture between Racing Employment Network (REN) and Indiana University-Purdue School of Engineering and Technology (IUPUI) has been launched...

Tue 05 Apr 2005
2005 Nebraska Auto Racing HoF inductees

2005 Nebraska Auto Racing HoF inductees

NEBRASKA HALL TO INDUCT JENSEN, RAGER, SEVEN OTHERS Lincoln, NE -- April 4, 2005 -- Lonnie Jensen and Roger Rager, who battled each other throughout the 1960s and 1970s on the nations dirt tracks, will be two of the nine 2005 inductees into the...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
California Speedway adds new partner

California Speedway adds new partner

MORONGO CASINO, RESORT AND SPA BECOMES OFFICIAL PARTNER OF CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY FONTANA, Calif. (April 3, 2005) --- California Speedway welcomes Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa as a new corporate sponsor during the 2005 racing season. The ...

Sat 02 Apr 2005
UPS announces partnerships with SMI tracks

UPS announces partnerships with SMI tracks

UPS Announces New Partnerships With SMI's Bristol and Texas ATLANTA, Ga., (April 1, 2005) ---- UPS announced today that it has entered into a new partnership with Speedway Motorsports, Inc., (SMI) to become an exclusive track sponsor of...

Fri 01 Apr 2005
IRL: New caution system for Indy Racing League

IRL: New caution system for Indy Racing League

DELPHI'S NEW LOCAL CAUTION SYSTEM OFFERS NEXT SAFETY BREAKTHROUGH FOR IRL TROY, Mich. -- When conditions call for a yellow caution flag during a road- or street-course race, Delphi Corporation (NYSE: DPH) has a high-tech answer -- the Local ...

Thu 24 Mar 2005
Miller to leave California Speedway

Miller to leave California Speedway

FONTANA, Calif. (March 23, 2005) -- William G. Miller, President of California Speedway since Sept. 2000, announced his resignation from the speedway effective March 31, 2005. No permanent replacement for Miller has been named at this time....

Mon 14 Mar 2005
RIR's president's mother dies

RIR's president's mother dies

RICHMOND, VA March 13, 2005- Dorothy Ann Fritz, mother of Richmond International Raceway president Doug Fritz, passed away yesterday morning from respiratory failure at the age of 75. Born in Columbia, PA, she resided in Burke, VA at the time of...

Fri 11 Mar 2005
Mark Kent bullish on road racing

Mark Kent bullish on road racing

When Doug Duchardt left his post as head of GM Racing to go to the depleted Hendrick Motorsports, many wondered if General Motors would find an apt candidate to fill his large shoes. It appears they have in the person of Mark Kent, an avid...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
GM Racing teleconference - Mark Kent

GM Racing teleconference - Mark Kent

Mark Kent answers media questions as new director of GM Racing MICHAEL GARDNER , MANAGER, MOTORSPORTS, HERITAGE AND PERFORMANCE COMMUNICATIONS "Mark is not a stranger to the motorsports scene. In the late eighties and early nineties he held ...

Tue 08 Mar 2005
Heartland Park Topeka adds two staff members

Heartland Park Topeka adds two staff members

Engroff, Crick Join Heartland Park Topeka Staff TOPEKA, Kansas (March 7, 2005) -Heartland Park Topeka is proud to announce two new additions to their staff. Jeff Engroff, owner of Engroff Catering in Topeka, has been named the Director...

Tue 01 Mar 2005
A1 Team Malaysia supports new development

A1 Team Malaysia supports new development

A1 Team Malaysia To Support Government Efforts in Motorsport Development The A1 Team Malaysia announced that they will support the Malaysian government efforts in developing motorsports at a presentation function in Kuala Lumpur,...

Mon 28 Feb 2005
NASCAR remembers Paul Sawyer

NASCAR remembers Paul Sawyer

NASCAR STATEMENT IN MEMORY OF PAUL SAWYER NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France issued the following statement regarding the passing of Paul Sawyer, Chairman of the Board at Richmond International Raceway. Sawyer passed away Saturday night (Feb.

Fri 25 Feb 2005
CORR: CORR has new owner

CORR: CORR has new owner

Jim Baldwin takes the reign of CORR to implement one vision-to become a visible off-road force in North America Indianapolis, Ind. (February 25, 2005)--Jim Baldwin has purchased Championship Off Road Racing and the production assets of Marty ...

Thu 24 Feb 2005
Charlotte LMS goes high-tech

Charlotte LMS goes high-tech

Lowe's Motor Speedway Uses GPS Technology and 3-D Laser Mapping to Smooth Racing Surface CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2005) - With a goal of producing more side-by-side racing during the May 21 NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge and May 29 Coca-Cola...

High Rock International Raceway announced

High Rock International Raceway announced

DEVELOPERS SEEK COUNTY APPROVAL FOR ROAD RACE COURSE SALISBURY, NC (February 22, 2005) -- Property owner Dave Risdon and business partner Frank McGuire today announced plans to request from the Rowan County Board of Commissioners a conditional...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
Mark Kent to lead GM Racing

Mark Kent to lead GM Racing

New GM Racing Head Appointed Mark Kent named director of GM Racing DETROIT - General Motors has named Mark Kent its new director of racing. Kent will oversee engineering and marketing activities for all of GM's motorsports programs, including ...

Thu 17 Feb 2005
New Australian series ready to race

New Australian series ready to race

Over the course of 2005, the newly formed Australian Motor Racing Series (AMRS) will visit South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland as it establishes itself as an exciting National Series put together by competitors, for...

Mon 14 Feb 2005
AARWBA to present 'Straight Shooters' award

AARWBA to present 'Straight Shooters' award

Fernandez Racing Backs Return Of AARWBA 'Straight Shooters' Award The "Straight Shooters" Award, in memory of photographers Art Flores and Ron Hussey, will be presented by the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association for the...

Fri 11 Feb 2005
Texas Motor Speedway adds Zizzo to staff

Texas Motor Speedway adds Zizzo to staff

Zizzo Named Public Relations Director at Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Feb. 9, 2005) -- Mike Zizzo, one of motor racing's top media relations professionals, has been named Director of Public Relations for Texas Motor ...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
Richard Sloop named Credential Manager

Richard Sloop named Credential Manager

Motorsport.com, Inc [http://www.motorsport.com] is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Credential Manager. Richard Sloop will take on the responsibility of not only coordinating with the race track venues, he will also be the main...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
Kevin Druckenbrod joins Charlotte LMS staff

Kevin Druckenbrod joins Charlotte LMS staff

Kevin Druckenbrod Joins Lowe's Motor Speedway's Marketing and Public Relations Department CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 4, 2005) - Kevin Druckenbrod, a 10-year veteran of the radio promotions industry, has joined Lowe's Motor Speedway's marketing and ...

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