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Sun 10 Dec 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti Trophy announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti Trophy announced

MARIO ANDRETTI TROPHY TO BE AWARDED TO INAUGURAL SPEED PERFORMER OF THE YEAR CHARLOTTE (August 31, 2006) -- When brought up in conversation, the name Mario Andretti may be the only one that universally brings racing to mind. Whether one is...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car names medical team partner

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car names medical team partner

BRIDGESTONE/FORD CHAMP CAR NEWS -- ZOLL Medical Corporation Joins Champ Car as Official Supplier For Medical Team INDIANAPOLIS (August 23, 2006) -- The Champ Car World Series Medical Team, along with its fast-response Safety Team, is known ...

DIRT MotorSports moves to North Carolina

DIRT MotorSports moves to North Carolina

DIRT MotorSports Moves Headquarters to North Carolina CONCORD, N.C. -- Sept. 27, 2006 -- North Carolina Governor Michael Easley announced today DIRT MotorSports, Inc., the premier sanctioning body and promoter of professional dirt track racing...

SCCA to continue ownership of SCCA Enterprises

SCCA to continue ownership of SCCA Enterprises

SCCA To Continue Ownership of SCCA Enterprises TOPEKA, Kan. (Sept. 14, 2006) -- Sports Car Club of America, Inc.'s Board of Directors confirmed on a conference call Monday that it would maintain ownership of racecar manufacturer ...

Dodge Motorsports' Greg Reeves died

Dodge Motorsports' Greg Reeves died

Mopar mourns the passing of Greg Reeves, Engineering Manager for Dodge Motorsports and Mopar Performance Parts. Reeves suffered an apparent heart attack at his Michigan home on Sunday, September 17. He is survived by his wife Rosemary, his...

DIRT MotorSports BoD completed

DIRT MotorSports BoD completed

Cary J.C. Agajanian Completes DIRT MotorSports Board of Directors NORMAN, Okla. -- Sept. 1, 2006 -- When Cary J.C. Agajanian joined the DIRT MotorSports Board of Directors on Thursday, he completed an impressive group of highly respected ...

Michael Waltrip Racing adds VP

Michael Waltrip Racing adds VP

BRANNAN NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF LICENSING FOR MICHAEL WALTRIP RACING Mooresville, N.C. (May 29, 2006) -- Michael Waltrip Racing announced this week that Robert B. Brannan III (Bob) will be the Vice President of Licensing for the NASCAR NEXTEL...

Riley Motorsports, Surrey Sport expand separately

Riley Motorsports, Surrey Sport expand separately

Riley Motorsports and Surrey Sport Expanding Businesses Separately Indianapolis, Indiana (May 25, 2006)...Riley Motorsports LLC of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Surrey Sport LLC of Apopka, Florida announced today that both businesses are expanding...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
SAE names 2006 award recipients

SAE names 2006 award recipients

FIA Institute, NASCAR Win Awards at SAE Motorsports Conference DEARBORN, Mich. (12/5/2006) -- Safety is the focus of two awards to be presented today at the SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference & Exhibition. * The recipient of the 2006...

2006 All-America Auto Racing Team selected

2006 All-America Auto Racing Team selected

2006 AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM SELECTED BURBANK, Calif. - The 2006 All-America Auto Racing Team has been chosen, and now the question turns to: Who will win the Jerry Titus Award? The Titus, given in remembrance of the late ...

ISC drops pursuit of NY speedway development

ISC drops pursuit of NY speedway development

International Speedway Discontinues Pursuit of Speedway Development on Staten Island; Will Explore Alternative Strategies for Property ~ Company Remains Committed to a Metro New York Speedway Development ~ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 4 ...

BUSCH: RWI announces leadership change

BUSCH: RWI announces leadership change

RUSTY WALLACE, INC. ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGE Rob Williams Named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer MOORESVILLE, NC (December 5, 2006)--Rusty Wallace, Inc. (RWI) announced today that former banking executive, Rob Williams, has...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
MIS names Longenberger to staff

MIS names Longenberger to staff

MIS NAMES ANDY LONGENBER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 4, 2006) -- Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis announced today the hiring of Andy Longenberger as the track's new senior manager of Corporate ...

2006 Autosport Awards summary

2006 Autosport Awards summary

RACING ROYALTY DECEND ON LONDON SUNDAY 3rd DECEMBER (LONDON): The valets at the Grosvenor House Hotel are used to parking exotic machinery, but never had they been tossed the keys to a £250,000 WRC car until Finland's Markus Gronholm swerved ...

Motorsport Executive expands

Motorsport Executive expands

Motorsport Executive Expands To Open Two New U.S. Offices; Collier, McLean Are Appointed Its New Regional Directors LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Nov. 29 - Ivor Goodwin, chief executive officer of Motorsport Executive, the global motorsport executive ...

HANS device wins AARWBA award

HANS device wins AARWBA award

HANS Device wins inaugural Auto Racing Safety and Humanitarian Award Atlanta, Georgia (December 1, 2006) -- Bob Hubbard and Jim Downing, founders of HANS Performance Products, manufacturers of the internationally award winning HANS Device, are...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
IPS: IRL: Medical staff for IRL and IMS named

IPS: IRL: Medical staff for IRL and IMS named

BILLOWS, OLINGER NAMED TO TOP MEDICAL ROLES FOR IMS, IRL INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006 -- Dr. Geoffrey Billows and Dr. Michael Olinger have been named directors of medical services for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing...

LSJ Development Driver program news 2006-11-29

LSJ Development Driver program news 2006-11-29

Female drivers prepare to succeed at LSJ Development Driver Program PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 29, 2006) - On Dec. 9-12, 16 young and unique female race-car drivers will attend the 13th annual LSJ Foundation Driver Development Program in the Phoenix...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS' medical team special TV segment

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS' medical team special TV segment

THURSDAY MORNING'S TODAY SHOW TO FEATURE SEGMENT ON CHAMP CAR MEDICAL COLLABORATION WITH CLEVELAND CLINIC INDIANAPOLIS (November 29, 2006) -- The medical and safety programs of the Champ Car World Series have long been lauded as the standard ...

Sat 25 Nov 2006
AARWBA 2006 All-America Team nominations

AARWBA 2006 All-America Team nominations

BALLOTS ARE OUT FOR 2006 AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM BURBANK, Calif. - Voting has begun among more than 300 members of the motorsports press to select the 2006 Auto Racing All-America team. The annual vote is conducted among the membership...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
Jas Motorsport new Civic's first shakedown

Jas Motorsport new Civic's first shakedown

FIRST OUTING FOR THE NEW CIVIC The new Civic Type R FIA Gr.A engineered by JAS Motorsport had its first shake down at the Adria International Raceway on November,10. It was simply a shake down which took place in a friendly and ...

Wed 08 Nov 2006
2007 Porsche 911 Turbo wins award

2007 Porsche 911 Turbo wins award

2007 Porsche 911 Turbo wins Popular Science Magazine's "Best of What's New" Award ALANTA, November 7, 2006 - The 2007 Porsche 911 Turbo was awarded a Best of What's New in the Automotive category in Popular Science Magazine's 2006 19th Annual...

Standing Start forms to aid drivers

Standing Start forms to aid drivers

SONOMA, CA (October 3, 2006) Standing Start is a new company offering high level coaching services to racecar drivers looking for the unfair advantage. To succeed in any sport requires coaching, and racing is no different. Standing Start offers at...

BARC acquires operation of Croft Circuit

BARC acquires operation of Croft Circuit

BARC ACQUIRES OPERATION OF CROFT CIRCUIT The British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Croft PromoSport Ltd. (CPS), whose principal function is the day to day operation of Croft Circuit, a part of the Croft...

Wed 01 Nov 2006
ISC to acquire interest in Chicagoland, Route 66

ISC to acquire interest in Chicagoland, Route 66

INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL 37.5 PERCENT INTEREST IN CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY AND ROUTE 66 RACEWAY - Will Exercise Right to Purchase Remaining 25 Percent Interest - - Transactions Expected to Close in Early 2007 - DAYTONA BEACH,...

Fri 27 Oct 2006
Todt appointed Ferrari CEO

Todt appointed Ferrari CEO

It was confirmed on October 25th that Jean Todt has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ferrari S.p.A., after the board of directors met in Turin under President Luca di Montezemolo. Amedeo Felisa was also appointed as General ...

Tue 24 Oct 2006
Milwaukee Mile Infield road course paved

Milwaukee Mile Infield road course paved

MILWAUKEE MILE INFIELD ROAD COURSE SURFACE PAVING DONE IN ONE DAY Top Coat Includes Bonding Asphalt in Key Areas Milwaukee, Wis. (October 24, 2006) -- Trucks unloaded 1,500 tons of asphalt, and paving crews quickly went to work in the...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
Nebraska Auto Racing HoF inductees

Nebraska Auto Racing HoF inductees

Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame inducts six new members LINCOLN, Neb. (Oct. 15, 2006) -- The Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of Fame held its annual induction ceremony on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Lincoln Firefighter's Reception Hall. A packed house...

Sat 14 Oct 2006
Safety check

Safety check

Every driver goes through it: the messy task of transitioning from speaking their mind to navigating the complex waters of the NASCAR Cup series. It's a challenge learning how to handle the media, celebrity and an ever-present spotlight that makes...

Fri 06 Oct 2006
HANS partners with FIA Institute

HANS partners with FIA Institute

HANS Performance Products partners with FIA Institute's Industry Liaison Group Atlanta, Georgia (October 6, 2006) - HANS Performance Products, the most respected leaders in head and neck restraint systems technologies, was the only U.S. based ...

Bridgestone awards young writer

Bridgestone awards young writer

Bridgestone announces e-reporter winner German finalist Martin Westerhoff takes 2006 Bridgestone e-reporter title Winner reported from Paris Motor Show Following the crowning of Lewis Hamilton as GP2 Champion in Monza last month, Bridgestone ...

Wed 04 Oct 2006
Alan Wilson's new design - Racers Ranch

Alan Wilson's new design - Racers Ranch

Alan Wilson Excited About His New Road Course Design at Racers Ranch Kaufman County, TX; September 29, 2006 In planning Racers Ranch, partners Bill Georgas and Dan Gage determined that one word would eventually define the unique country club...

Tue 22 Aug 2006
Troi Hayes joins Atlanta Motor Speedway

Troi Hayes joins Atlanta Motor Speedway

Troi Hayes Joins Atlanta Motor Speedway Staff HAMPTON, Ga. (August 21, 2006) -- Troi Hayes, a 26-year veteran of the motorsports industry, has joined Atlanta Motor Speedway's staff as an Account Executive in the sales department. Hayes,...

Sat 19 Aug 2006
Motorsports Hall of Fame inducts newest members

Motorsports Hall of Fame inducts newest members

MANSELL, McGRIFF, KARAMESINES, FORBES-ROBINSON, WARD, TURNER AND CARNEGIE INDUCTED INTO MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME OF AMERICA NOVI, Mich., Aug. 18, 2006 - The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America celebrated its newest members last night during its...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
IRL: MIS adds Lukaskiewicz to staff

IRL: MIS adds Lukaskiewicz to staff

SAMMIE LUKASKIEWICZ NAMED MIS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Kansas Speedway public relations staff member Sammie Lukaskiewicz has been named Director of Communications for Michigan International Speedway, track president Roger ...

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