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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Wed 08 Jun 2005
Larry Carrier death notice

Larry Carrier death notice

Carrier Family announces the passing of Larry Carrier The family of Larry Carrier sadly announces the passing of Mr. Larry Carrier, of Bluff City, TN who died peacefully, with wife Shirley by his side, on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2005. Larry...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Thu 03 Feb 2005
NHRA driver Kenny Koretsky buys his sponsor

NHRA driver Kenny Koretsky buys his sponsor

Kenny Koretsky Purchases Nitro Fish Wear Apparel Company and Trademark RICHBORO, Pa., Feb. 1, 2005 - Entrepreneur Kenny Koretsky announced Tuesday the purchase of Nitro Fish Wear, the company that sponsors his NHRA Pro Stock race team. "I may...

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...

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 19 Oct 2005
Daytona International Speedway names Senior Director & Marketing

Daytona International Speedway names Senior Director & Marketing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2002) -- Gary Usina, who has served as International Speedway Corporation's (ISC) Sr. Director of Marketing Partnerships for the past year, has been named Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at Daytona...

Tue 10 May 2005
Indy 500 history on DVD

Indy 500 history on DVD

DVD Review - No CRs - What Happened? "Indianapolis 500: The Legacy Series," Just in Time for May What better way to kick off the month of May than with seven hours of video from the Brickyard? The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is arguably the...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Bekaert Sorevi to expand U.S. operations

Bekaert Sorevi to expand U.S. operations

The Performance Racing Industry trade show took place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis December 9-11, attracting racers and motorsports manufacturers from around the globe. The world's largest trade show for professional racers has...

Tue 31 May 2005
AARWBA hands out awards

AARWBA hands out awards

France family Newsmakers of half-century; Motorsport.com aces journalism awards Culled from a list of 50 outstanding contributors to the sport of racing, the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association narrowed the choices for ...

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 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 ...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Earnhardt Jr, Schrader purchase race track

Earnhardt Jr, Schrader purchase race track

NASCAR STARS DALE EARNHARDT, JR., AND KEN SCHRADER USHER IN A NEW ERA AT PADUCAH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PADUCAH, KY (November 26, 2005) -- NASCAR Nextel Cup racers Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and Ken Schrader along with well known Midwestern promoter...

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 ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Chris Kouri joins Lowe's Motor Speedway staff

Chris Kouri joins Lowe's Motor Speedway staff

Chris Kouri Joins Lowe's Motor Speedway As Director of Governmental Relations and General Counsel CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 23, 2005) - Chris Kouri, a Charlotte attorney whose 2002 campaign for Congress garnered national attention, has joined Lowe's...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
New track development - Oregon Raceway Park

New track development - Oregon Raceway Park

Racetrack nears for Sherman Co. site Motorcourse set for Grass Valley Indianapolis, Daytona, Nurburgring, Watkins Glenn, Monte Carlo, and ... Grass Valley? Right now, 436 acres of Sherman County wheatfield are poised to become a new...

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...

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 ...

Wed 15 Jun 2005
Healey Museum to be built at VIR

Healey Museum to be built at VIR

Healey Museum to be Built at VIR Alton, Va. (June 12) -- The Healey Museum, commemorating the life of Donald M. Healey and the production of his automobiles, was announced today at VIRginia International Raceway. The 20,000-sq.ft. museum ...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Jesse Alexander works added to Wheels on Walls

Jesse Alexander works added to Wheels on Walls

JESSE ALEXANDER WORKS ADDED TO WHEELS ON WALLS Wheels On Walls Over 1500 visitors in first week Detroit -- After only one week of operation, over 1500 visitors have viewed the magnificent fine art motorsports photography presented at Wheels On...

Thu 24 Feb 2005
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...

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...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
Milwaukee Mile Milton Peck Media Center dedicated

Milwaukee Mile Milton Peck Media Center dedicated

MILTON PECK MEDIA CENTER DEDICATED AT THE MILWAUKEE MILE MILWAUKEE (June 3, 2005) -- On The Milwaukee Mile's first weekend of the 2005 racing season, speedway general manager Gary Girard and Wisconsin State Fair Park Board Chairman Marty ...

Fri 15 Apr 2005
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...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
Ilmor Engineering future secured

Ilmor Engineering future secured

PURCHASE OF SPECIAL PROJECTS GROUP DIVISION OF MERCEDES-ILMOR LTD. Mario Illien, Elizabeth Morgan, and Penske Racing of Delaware, Inc. plan to acquire the Mercedes-Ilmor Ltd. (Brixworth, UK) Special Projects Group by the end of June, 2005, as...

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 25 Oct 2005
Mickey Swims inducted into Georgia Racing HoF

Mickey Swims inducted into Georgia Racing HoF

Mickey Swims Enters Georgia Racing Hall of Fame DAWSONVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 21) Long time Georgia race track promoter Mickey Swims was honored for his 43 years of promoting, supporting and improving short track racing in and around the Atlanta area...

Fri 20 May 2005
IRL: Indy Racing League is serious about safety

IRL: Indy Racing League is serious about safety

Without drivers there would be no show, which is why the Indy Racing League and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are so intent on making the tracks on which they race and the race cars themselves ever safer. In partnership with Delphi Corp., the...

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...

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.

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Pace named to Road America BOD

Pace named to Road America BOD

Pace Joins Road America Board of Directors Elkhart Lake, Wis., December 18, 2005 -- Road America Board of Director's Chairman, Jonathan Laun, is pleased to announce the addition of Director Ronald Pace. Pace has served as President of Plumbing...

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 ...

Sun 30 Jan 2005
Charlotte LMS Motorsports Journalism awards

Charlotte LMS Motorsports Journalism awards

LMS - Five Earn Miller Lite Motorsports Journalism Awards Writer for The Baltimore Sun and "Totally NASCAR" Producer Among Miller Lite Motorsports Journalism Award Winner CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 28, 2005) - The five journalists honored Wednesday...

Mon 17 Jan 2005
AARWBA honors Irwindale's Doug Stokes

AARWBA honors Irwindale's Doug Stokes

Doug Stokes Wins Jim Chapman Award POMONA, Calif. (January 15) Doug Stokes, Irwindale Speedway director of communications, is the recipient of the 2004 Jim Chapman Award for excellence in motorsports public relations. The announcement was made...

Wed 17 Aug 2005
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...

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...