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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...

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, ...

Mon 12 Dec 2005
2005 Porsche Cup winner announced

2005 Porsche Cup winner announced

BRITAIN'S TIM SUGDEN WINS PORSCHE CUP WORLDWIDE DRIVERS AWARD American Le Mans Series and FIA-GT pilot secures title with Porsche 911 GT3 RSRs ATLANTA - December 12 -- Tim Sugden, a 41 year-old professional racer and team owner from Leeds, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway staff promotions

Atlanta Motor Speedway staff promotions

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY PROMOTES THREE TOP STAFF MEMBERS Hampton, Ga. (December 5, 2005) Atlanta Motor Speedway president and general manager, Ed Clark announced today the promotion of three standout staff members. Brandon ...

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...

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...

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 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...

Economaki Champion of Champions nominees

Economaki Champion of Champions nominees

STRONG LIST OF CONTENDERS FOR THIRD ECONOMAKI CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS AWARD HARRISBURG, NC - A talented group of drivers is being considered for the third annual Economaki Champion of Champions Award, presented by Rockett Brand Racing Fuel and ...

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...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Road America expansion plan announced

Road America expansion plan announced

Road America Announces Five Million Dollar Facility Enhancement Plan Elkhart Lake, Wis., November 10, 2005 -- The Road America board of directors and staff is proud to announce a three-year, five million dollar facility enhancement plan. Road ...

2005 All-America Auto Racing Team chosen

2005 All-America Auto Racing Team chosen

2005 AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM IS LARGEST EVER SELECTED BURBANK, Calif. - A 17-member Auto Racing All-America Team, the largest ever selected, has been chosen by voting members of the motorsports press. The champions of NASCAR Nextel Cup,...

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....

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.

Sat 29 Oct 2005
2005 Auto Racing All-America team nominees

2005 Auto Racing All-America team nominees

BALLOTS ARE OUT FOR 2005 AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM BURBANK, Calif. - Voting has begun among almost 300 members of the motorsports press to select the 2005 Auto Racing All-America team. Among those on the ballot are former Jerry Titus Award...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. - -...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
John Thawley has new photo collection

John Thawley has new photo collection

John Thawley Announces American Le Mans Series Champions Photo Collection DETROIT - Motorsports photographer, John Thawley, announced today the release of a new series of collectibles commemorating the 2005 American Le Mans Drivers'...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
Hulman-George family to receive AARWBA award

Hulman-George family to receive AARWBA award

HULMAN-GEORGE FAMILY TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS MEDIA AWARD INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005 -- The Hulman-George family will receive the prestigious Dusty Brandel President's Award at the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters...

"Humpy" Wheeler celebrates 30 years at LMS

Always Thinking Outside the Box: "Humpy" Wheeler Celebrates 30 Years at Lowe's Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 4, 2005) - Known as the "P.T. Barnum of Auto Racing," H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler will celebrate his 30th year at the helm of Lowe's...

Tue 04 Oct 2005
Long Beach GP names Clark as marketing director

Long Beach GP names Clark as marketing director

MIKE CLARK NAMED TO MARKETING POST AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH LONG BEACH, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2005) -- Grand Prix Association of Long Beach CEO Jim Michaelian announced today that Michael S. Clark has been named Director of Marketing, as it...

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.

Fri 23 Sep 2005
Autosport International 2006 preview

Autosport International 2006 preview

AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF GRAND PRIX RACING Visitors to Autosport International 2006, 14 and 15 January at the NEC in Birmingham, will be taken on a trip down memory lane to glorious racing days gone by with a stunning 100...

Sun 18 Sep 2005
Big Diamond Raceway closes

Big Diamond Raceway closes

From Fritz Roehrig, Big Diamond Raceway Owner/Promoter As all of us know, there are seasons for everything in life. Here at Big Diamond we have had some great seasons in the past, and some bad ones too. But no seasons have compared to the ...

Fri 16 Sep 2005
SCCA outlines search for new CEO, President

SCCA outlines search for new CEO, President

SCCA EXECUTIVE SUCCESSION SEARCH OUTLINED TOPEKA, Kan. (Sept. 14, 2005) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc.'s Board of Directors revealed its plan for the succession of SCCA President and CEO Steve Johnson, who will vacate his post Sept....

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 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...

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 ...

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