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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

Fri 21 Jan 2005
IRL: Charles T.

IRL: Charles T. "Charlie" Brookman died

Former USAC President, Businessman and IMS Radio Broadcaster: Brockman Dies at 77 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 -- Charles T. "Charlie" Brockman, former president of the United States Auto Club and longtime Indianapolis radio and ...

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 ...

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.

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...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Introne named new SCCA Chairman

Introne named new SCCA Chairman

TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 13, 2005) -- The Sports Car Club of America, Inc. Board of Directors welcomed three new members this weekend and selected Area 1 representative Robert E. Introne, of Londonderry, N.H., as its Chairman, beginning January 1, ...

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 01 Feb 2005
DRRA president resigns

DRRA president resigns

DRRA Announces Resignation of President Tom D'Eath (Detroit, MI) - The Detroit River Regatta Association (DRRA) has announced the resignation of founding President Tom D'Eath of Leesburg, Florida. A native Detroiter, D'Eath, a...

Fri 27 May 2005
Michael Knight wins first AARWBA Founders Award

Michael Knight wins first AARWBA Founders Award

The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association announced the Bob Russo Founders Award, to be presented annually to a member who has worked diligently to further the organization in its goals to represent the media who cover motor ...

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...

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 ...

IRL: IMS report on AARWBA Awards dinner

IRL: IMS report on AARWBA Awards dinner

HULMAN-GEORGE FAMILY RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS MEDIA AWARD INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005 -- Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chairman Mari Hulman George accepted the prestigious Dusty Brandel President's Award on behalf of the Hulman-George family...

Wed 19 Jan 2005
Lowe's Motor Speedway promotes Scott Cooper

Lowe's Motor Speedway promotes Scott Cooper

Lowe's Motor Speedway Promotes Scott Cooper To New Director of Marketing and Public Relations Position CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 18, 2005) - Scott Cooper has been promoted to the newly created position of director of marketing and public relations ...

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 ...

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 10 Jun 2005
AARWBA moves All-America Team dinner to Indy

AARWBA moves All-America Team dinner to Indy

AARWBA ALL-AMERICA TEAM DINNER MOVES TO INDY DEC. 3; WILL CONCLUDE 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION INDIANAPOLIS -- The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association recently announced its 36th consecutive All-America Team dinner,...

Sun 23 Jan 2005
Agajanian to receive Eagle One-Shav Glick award

Agajanian to receive Eagle One-Shav Glick award

J.C. Agajanian, one of motor racing's most successful promoters and team owners, has been selected to receive the sixth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award is symbolic of distinguished contributions to motorsports in California. The ...

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 02 Dec 2005
Zanardi on the road again

Zanardi on the road again

Now that the racing season is done and he's got a win - and fourth (from 27th on the grid) last weekend in China - under his belt, Alex Zanardi is on the road again. Wife Daniela is along for this promo tour for his marvelous book "My Sweetest...

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. - -...

Sat 21 May 2005
IRL: Louis Schwitzer Award announced

IRL: Louis Schwitzer Award announced

DELPHI WINS 39TH BORGWARNER LOUIS SCHWITZER AWARD FOR EARPIECE INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 20, 2005 -- Delphi received the 39th annual BorgWarner Louis Schwitzer Award on May 20 for the Delphi Earpiece Sensor System. Delphi engineers Erskine ...

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)...

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 ...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
Watkins Glen announces new identity, guidelines

Watkins Glen announces new identity, guidelines

HISTORIC ROAD COURSE INTRODUCES NEW IDENTITY AND GUIDELINES Watkins Glen, NY (October 31, 2005) -- Watkins Glen International president Craig Rust unveiled a new track logo on September 23rd following the announcement of the 2006 season schedule.