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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...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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 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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...