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Fri 17 Feb 2006
New IMSA Lites DP02 car is ready to roll

New IMSA Lites DP02 car is ready to roll

PANOZ ELAN'S IMSA LITES CAR IS READY TO ROLL! PURCHASE PRICE AND SEASON'S OPERATING COSTS TO OFFER YOUNG TALENT REAL VALUE FOR MONEY The all-new-for-2006 IMSA Lites sports car race series received a major boost today when Indy-winning racecar ...

NASCAR restructures executive management team

NASCAR restructures executive management team

NASCAR RESTRUCTURES EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM Paul Brooks takes on additional responsibilities; Steve Phelps named CMO; Jim O'Connell hired as Vice President of Corporate Marketing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2006) -- National Association...

Thu 16 Feb 2006
Valvoline - 110 years of competition

Valvoline - 110 years of competition

Valvoline - In it to Win it from the Beginning First Oil of Motorsports Leading the Way After 110 Years of Competition DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 15, 2006)- A Valvoline radio commercial last season used humor to make a valid point about...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
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 ...

Thu 06 Jul 2006
Sabelt, Aston Martin Racing extend partnership

Sabelt, Aston Martin Racing extend partnership

SABELT AND ASTON MARTIN RACING EXTEND THEIR MOTORSPORT PARTNERSHIP BEYOND THE RACE CIRCUIT The new 'Sabelt for Aston Martin Racing' shoe extends the collaboration between the two brands from the world of motorsport into that of ...

Sun 13 Aug 2006
BUSCH: Clay Andrews Racing closes doors

BUSCH: Clay Andrews Racing closes doors

Clay Andrews Racing Closes Doors Short Stint Left Huge Impression STATESVILLE, NC -- Clay Andrews Racing (CAR), the team the stunned the stock car world on a memorable night in Sparta, Kentucky, is closing the doors on the Statesville, NC...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Dawn Gardin joins Texas Motor Speedway

Dawn Gardin joins Texas Motor Speedway

GARDIN JOINS TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF AS BROADCAST MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER FORT WORTH, Texas (March 30, 2006) - Texas Motor Speedway has hired Dawn Gardin to serve in the newly created position of Broadcast Media ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
NST: Fred Brownfield passed away

NST: Fred Brownfield passed away

DIRT MotorSports Saddened By Fred Brownfield's Passing Norman, OK -- June 17, 2006 -- DIRT MotorSports and its staff are extremely saddened and stunned by the passing of Fred Brownfield. Our hearts go out to his wife, Debbie, and his entire ...

Thu 26 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car hires Garrett Mudd

CHAMPCAR/CART: Champ Car hires Garrett Mudd

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES HIRES GARRET MUDD AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF MARKETING INDIANAPOLIS (January 24, 2006) -- Former Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Executive Garret Mudd was announced today as the new Vice-President of Marketing for the Champ...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Plymouth Speedway to have new owner

Plymouth Speedway to have new owner

Chicago Area Businessman Tom Smith to Purchase Plymouth Speedway Midwest Racing Legend Bob Blount Will Serve as Director of Operations and Promoter PLYMOUTH, Ind. (February 7, 2006) -- Chicago area businessman Tom Smith and Midwestern Stock...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
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...

Sat 06 May 2006
Brewerton, Fulton news owners to carry on legacy

Brewerton, Fulton news owners to carry on legacy

NEW OWNERS OF BREWERTON SPEEDWAY AND FULTON SPEEDWAY LOOK TO CARRY ON LEGACY OF BOTH TRACKS BREWERTON, NY...Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway, two of the most respected professional motorsports facilities in the northeast are now under new...

Sun 26 Mar 2006
RIR's former VP Campbell Sr passes

RIR's former VP Campbell Sr passes

FORMER RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PUBLIC RELATIONS VP PASSES AWAY RICHMOND, VA 3/25/06- Former Richmond International Raceway Vice President of Public Relations Robert "Kenneth" Campbell Sr., who helped promote racing for nearly 60 years...

Tue 28 Feb 2006
Paul Ricard HTTT installs protection system

Paul Ricard HTTT installs protection system

F1 TecPro Barriers, a new protection system for additional safety on the Paul Ricard HTTT The President & CEO of the Paul Ricard HTTT Philippe Gurdjian, never stops to progress and improve safety on the race tracks all over the world. After...

Tue 21 Mar 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Sutton names new COO, Denver General Manager

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sutton names new COO, Denver General Manager

SUTTON INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORTS ANNOUNCES ROB JOHNSON AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER AND JIM FREUDENBERG AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER DENVER --March 14, 2006 -- Sutton International Motorsports today announced the appointment of...

Thu 04 May 2006
Glimpse into Michael Waltrip Racing organization

Glimpse into Michael Waltrip Racing organization

LOOMIS GIVES GLIMPSE OF MICHAEL WALTRIP RACING ORIGINATION MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 3, 2006) - Nearly a decade ago, Troy Loomis joined Michael Waltrip Racing when it was a modest family-owned NASCAR Busch Series team in Sherrills Ford (N.C.).

Tue 21 Mar 2006
Riley Technologies moves to North Carolina

Riley Technologies moves to North Carolina

Riley Technologies Announces Move to North Carolina Indianapolis, Indiana (March 14, 2006)...Riley Technologies LLC of Indianapolis, Indiana, announced today that it would move its entire operation to Mooresville, North Carolina, effective in...

Fri 24 Feb 2006
Leatt-Brace tested at UAE Desert Challenge

Leatt-Brace tested at UAE Desert Challenge

Leatt Corporation Announces Testing of Leatt-Brace at the UAE Desert Challenge CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Leatt Corporation (Pink Sheets: LEAT.PK), a Nevada, USA Corporation headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa, that develops, sells and ...

Sat 25 Feb 2006
Hill, Shelby to receive award

Hill, Shelby to receive award

Motor Racing Icons Phil Hill and Carroll Shelby to Receive Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Award To Be Presented At NASCAR Auto Club 500 FONTANA, Calif. (February 24, 2006) - Motor racing icons Phil Hill and Carroll Shelby will be in attendance at...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
HPT owner on track's third anniversary

HPT owner on track's third anniversary

IRWIN DISCUSSES HPT OWNERSHIP AS THIRD ANNIVERSARY APPROACHES TOPEKA, Kan. (March 30, 2006) - In 2002 Heartland Park Topeka's future looked very unclear. The track was in danger of closing due to some financial hardships faced by former...

Fri 20 Jan 2006
CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

CHAMPCAR/CART: Keith Duckworth memorial service

Along with his life-long colleague and friend, Mike Costin, Keith had set up Cosworth Engineering in 1958, and guided it to unprecedented success in the field of high-performance automotive engineering. It was Keith who personally designed the...

Sun 12 Mar 2006
Dodge revs up with the Charger SRT-8Headline

Dodge revs up with the Charger SRT-8

What's better than being in 'Sin City' on the NASCAR Nextel Cup circuit? How about landing a ride in Kurt Busch's loaner car, a Dodge Charger SRT-8? John Fernandez, Director of Dodge Motorsports Operations was the driver and I was the passenger ...

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...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
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...

Wed 04 Jan 2006
ARPY nominees announced

ARPY nominees announced

Four First-Time Nominees on ARPY Ballot (Green Lake, WI--January 2, 2006) Four candidates for the milestone Thirtieth Auto Racing Promoter of the Year (ARPY) Award, chosen by promoters in balloting held by Racing Promotion Monthly, received ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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 ...

Thu 09 Mar 2006
Fink family to return to Brewerton, Fulton

Fink family to return to Brewerton, Fulton

FINK FAMILY CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO RETURN TO OPERATE BREWERTON AND FULTON SPEEDWAY'S FOR 2006 SEASON BREWERTON, NY...Harvey, Joan and David Fink are currently scheduled to return as the owners and promoters of both Brewerton Speedway...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
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 ...

Mon 13 Mar 2006
NHRA announces fire-safety innovation

NHRA announces fire-safety innovation

OAKLEY ANNOUNCES REVOLUTIONARY FIRE-SAFETY INNOVATION FOR FUNNY CAR DRIVERS All-in-one Boot Utilizes Company's Proprietary O-CarbonX FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., March 13, 2006 -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE: OO) today announced the latest invention in...

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...

Wed 22 Mar 2006
Zhuhai circuit announce management change

Zhuhai circuit announce management change

Zhuhai International Circuit Management Change Announcement Zhuhai International Circuit today announced the resignation of Joe Lim from his current position as General Manager. Mr. Lim, who was a member of the circuit's management team...

CVC gains conditional approval for SLEC deal

CVC gains conditional approval for SLEC deal

Private equity firm CVC has been given approval by the European Commission to acquire F1's commercial holding company SLEC on the condition that CVC sells its Spanish subsidiary Dorna, the promoter of the MotoGP series. The condition is due to a...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
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...

Wed 11 Jan 2006