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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...

Tue 24 May 2005
Aquarium Asset buys Long Beach Grand Prix assets

Aquarium Asset buys Long Beach Grand Prix assets

AQUARIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, ACQUIRES THE ASSETS OF THE GRAND PRIX ASSOCIATION OF LONG BEACH INDIANAPOLIS (May 24, 2005) -- AQUARIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, an affiliate of CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES, LLC, is pleased to announce the successful ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 25 May 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kalkhoven, Forsythe buy Long Beach GP assets

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kalkhoven, Forsythe buy Long Beach GP assets

In an announcement Tuesday morning that came as a surprise to no one involved with the negotiations, Champ Car World Series confirmed that Aquarium Asset Management, LLC has purchased the assets of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. The...

Mon 09 May 2005
Off Road Motorsports HoFame 2005 inductees

Off Road Motorsports HoFame 2005 inductees

OFF-ROAD MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2005 INDUCTEES RENO, NV (May 6, 2005) - The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame located in Reno, Nevada will induct six new members from the sport of off-road motorsports at its annual induction ...

Tue 25 Jan 2005
South Georgia Motorsports Park promoter announced

South Georgia Motorsports Park promoter announced

Armstrong To Promote South Georgia Motorsports Park Cecil, GA - South Georgia Motorsports Park (SGMP) officials announced that veteran auto racing promoter Craig Armstrong will take the helm at the newly constructed motorsports facility on ...

Thu 19 May 2005
IRL: IRL, Delphi team up to make racing safer

IRL: IRL, Delphi team up to make racing safer

DELPHI, IRL TO HELP MAKE RACING SAFER THOR-FT crash-test dummy will help advance accident research INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 19, 2005 -- Continuing its safety and technical leadership in the world of motorsports, the Indy Racing League (IRL)...

Sat 21 May 2005
IRL: SAE presents Schwitzer award to Delphi

IRL: SAE presents Schwitzer award to Delphi

For 39 years, the Indiana section of the Society of Automotive Engineers has presented the BorgWarner Louis Schwitzer Award for innovative engineering excellence in the field of race car design during the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race...

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 ...

Thu 19 May 2005
IRL: IRL's Medical/Safety vehicle has cutting-edge technology

IRL: IRL's Medical/Safety vehicle has cutting-edge technology

DELPHI-FUNDED MEDICAL/SAFETY COMMAND VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 19, 2005 -- When Dave Brown says his Chevrolet Tahoe is fully loaded, he's not kidding. He sits in the custom leather seats with the...

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...

Thu 03 Feb 2005
Chase Griffin joins South Boston Speedway staff

Chase Griffin joins South Boston Speedway staff

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. -- Chase Griffin, a South Boston native, has been named the Director of Marketing/Sales at South Boston Speedway. The 22-year-old Griffin graduated from Appalachian State University in December with a degree public ...

Thu 01 Sep 2005
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 ...

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...

Mon 17 Jan 2005
AARWBA salutes 2004 winners

AARWBA salutes 2004 winners

The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) began celebrations for its 50th anniversary tonight in Pomona. More than 300 members of the media, friends, honorees and race fans came to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports ...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Thawley releases World Challenge 2005 yearbook

Thawley releases World Challenge 2005 yearbook

John Thawley Announces Release of SCCA Pro SPEED World Challenge Year In Review 2005 Yearbook Motorsports photographer, John Thawley, announced today the release of his SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge Year in Review 2005 book....

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 20 Jul 2005
Atlanta rebuilds with additions after tornado

Atlanta rebuilds with additions after tornado

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY ADDS 16-PERSON SUITES TO FRONTSTRETCH Hampton, Ga. (July 20, 2005) Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced today the addition of twelve 16-person suites to their frontstretch suite level. Currently,...

Thu 19 May 2005
Nissan announces racing contingency program

Nissan announces racing contingency program

Nissan Motorsports Continues Its Contingency Awards Program For 2005 GARDENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2005--In order to nurture the spirit of motorsport competition, Nissan (Nasdaq:NSANY) is excited to continue its extensive...

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 ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
RML Group announce new engine facility

RML Group announce new engine facility

RML Group Announce New Engine Facility RML announced today that they are expanding their comprehensive in-house capabilities with the addition of an engine facility at their headquarters in Wellingborough, UK. The new facility will be...

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.

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Atlanta Motor Speedway staff addition announced

Atlanta Motor Speedway staff addition announced

Kanyon West Joins Atlanta Motor Speedway Staff HAMPTON, Ga. (December 6, 2005) -- Kanyon West, a 14-year veteran of the sports ticketing industry, has joined Atlanta Motor Speedway's staff as the director of ticket ...

Fri 24 Jun 2005
IMS Productions wins awards

IMS Productions wins awards

IMS PRODUCTIONS WINS SIX PRESTIGIOUS TELLY AWARDS INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, June 24, 2005 -- IMS Productions won six prestigious 2005 Telly Awards in various categories for its top-quality video production work. The full-service video production...

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...

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...

Fri 14 Jan 2005
BRDC's Ray Bellm statement

BRDC's Ray Bellm statement

Statement from Ray Bellm, former Chairman of the British Racing Drivers' Club January 13th 2005.. I categorically deny the statement from the British Racing Drivers'Club (BRDC) dated January 12th stating that I stepped down from my position of...

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 ...

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...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Visiting Honda Performance Development

Visiting Honda Performance Development

It's been 92 wins since American Honda devised Honda Performance Development to service its US-based racing needs. The first win came in 1995 with Andre Ribeiro (New Hampshire), the most recent victory was Dan Wheldon's record-breaking sixth of...

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 ...

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 ...

Sun 05 Jun 2005
IRL: IRL expands public relations, media relations team

IRL: IRL expands public relations, media relations team

Griffin, Johnson, Savage named to key management positions. INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 16, 2002 -- The Indy Racing League has expanded its efforts in public relations and media relations with the hiring of three veteran sports public relations...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
SCRAMP 2006 officers, BOD announced

SCRAMP 2006 officers, BOD announced

SCRAMP ANNOUNCES 2006 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS MONTEREY, Calif. (December 16, 2005) - The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), the not-for-profit organization that operates major racing events at Mazda Raceway...