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Thu 25 Oct 2007
Miller Motorsports Park safety upgrades

Miller Motorsports Park safety upgrades

Safety Upgrades, Repaving Underway at Miller Motorsports Park TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (October 24, 2007) -- The racing season at Miller Motorsports Park may be over, but that doesn't mean activity at the track has slowed down at all. The ...

Mon 22 Oct 2007
Heartland Park Topeka adds to staff

Heartland Park Topeka adds to staff

Heartland Park Topeka Names New Director Of Sales And Marketing TOPEKA, Kansas (October 22, 2007) -Chris M. Martin, has been named the Director of Sales and Marketing for Heartland Park Topeka by owner Raymond Irwin. Chris comes to ...

Sat 20 Oct 2007
Journalist Shav Glick passes away

Journalist Shav Glick passes away

RESPECTED NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST SHAV GLICK PASSED AWAY EARLY THIS MORNING AFTER A YEAR-LONG BATTLE WITH MELANOMA. I have no more details than the fact that he died peacefully after what had been a very uncomfortable time for a man who had been so...

Sat 13 Oct 2007
Michael Waltrip Racing adds partner

Michael Waltrip Racing adds partner

WALTRIP INTRODUCES PARTNER Adds Depth to Michael Waltrip Racing CONCORD, N.C. (October 12, 2007) -- Michael Waltrip Racing today unveiled the next phase of its accelerated growth, announcing several moves to enhance its future as an elite...

Tue 09 Oct 2007
Corvette Racing praises HANS device

Corvette Racing praises HANS device

CORVETTE RACING PRAISES HANS DEVICE Atlanta, Georgia (October 9, 2007) - Jan Magnussen walked away from a massive side slapping crash on Saturday that wrecked the left front of his Corvette CR.6. This caused Corvette Racing program manager...

Sat 06 Oct 2007
Martinsville Speedway administrative changes

Martinsville Speedway administrative changes

Martinsville Speedway Announces New Position, New Hire MARTINSVILLE, VA (October 5, 2007) -- Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell announced recently that longtime speedway marketing director Karen Parker had been selected to fill a ...

Fri 05 Oct 2007
Sale of Spyker confirmed

Sale of Spyker confirmed

Spyker Cars confirmed on October 5th that, after a period of negotiation that began on the last day of August, a final agreement has been reached for the sale of the Formula One team. The team has been handed over to the new owners, a consortium...

Wed 03 Oct 2007
Derek Daly to design race tracks

Derek Daly to design race tracks

Derek Daly announced in Indianapolis today that he has recently launched a new race track design partnership with Paxton Waters, a nationally known race track facility architect and planner. Under the banner, Derek Daly Design (DDD), Derek will ...

Memo Gidley San Francisco program announced

Memo Gidley San Francisco program announced

MEMO GIDLEY TAKES HIS SECRETS OF SPEED PROGRAM TO SAN FRANCISCO AREA INDOOR KARTING FACILITY GO-KART RACER Novato, California, - Memo Gidley, standout racecar driver, shifter kart champion and pilot of the ...

Andy Hillenburg on purchase of Rockingham

Andy Hillenburg on purchase of Rockingham

Statement From Andy Hillenburg On Today's Purchase Of North Carolina Motor Speedway (Rockingham): "We're hoping to have a positive impact on the folks of Rockingham and Richmond County and make a difference in the sport that has been good to all...

Sun 23 Sep 2007
Spyker sale agreed in principle

Spyker sale agreed in principle

The Spyker F1 Team, formerly known as MF1 Racing, formerly known as Jordan, could well undergo another change of identity as its sale has been agreed to a group which includes Spyker director of F1 Michiel Mol and Indian businessman Vijay Mallya.

Thu 13 Sep 2007
WKA: CIK: Paul Zalud receives appointment

WKA: CIK: Paul Zalud receives appointment

Paul Zalud Appointed as The WKA Director of CIK International Event Listings Seattle , WA . -- September 12, 2007 -- The Snap-on Stars of Karting presented by IndyCar Series is pleased to announce that series President Paul Zalud has been ...

Tue 11 Sep 2007
NHLR statement on Robert Yates and team

NHLR statement on Robert Yates and team

Statement from NHLR on Yates/Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Lincolnshire, Illinois - September 11, 2007 -- Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, LLC was excited about its future plans with Robert Yates Racing and were quite surprised by the announcement ...

Sat 08 Sep 2007
Robert Yates retirement announcement

Robert Yates retirement announcement

ROBERT YATES RETIRING AT END OF SEASON MOORESVILLE, NC (September 7, 2007) --- Robert Yates announced earlier today his intention to retire as President of Robert Yates Racing following the last race of the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season. ...

Hendrick Motorsports, GM announcement

Hendrick Motorsports, GM announcement

Chevrolet Continues Partnership with Hendrick Motorsports Championship Winning Team and Bowtie Brand Extend For 2008 and Beyond RICHMOND, Va. - Chevrolet, the winningest nameplate in NASCAR, will continue its partnership with championship team...

Thu 06 Sep 2007
Joe Gibbs Racing switches to Toyota

Joe Gibbs Racing switches to Toyota

Joe Gibbs Racing to Switch to Toyota in 2008 Team Will Field Camrys in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Grand National Series HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2007) -- Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), winners of three NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series...

Toyota Motorsports - JGR announcement

Toyota Motorsports - JGR announcement

TOYOTA AND JOE GIBBS RACING TO TEAM UP FOR 2008 NASCAR SPRINT CUP AND GRAND NATIONAL SERIES TORRANCE, Calif. (September 5, 2007) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., and Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that the three-time championship-winning race...

Sat 01 Sep 2007
RIR announces staff changes and additions

RIR announces staff changes and additions

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES AND ADDITIONS Turner Promoted to Director of Public Relations, Denzler Named Community & Public Relations Coordinator and Martin Hired as New Corporate Sales Executive RICHMOND, Va.

Thu 30 Aug 2007
Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars NA PR team

Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars NA PR team

Christopher Wall joins Porsche Cars North America Public Relations Team Atlanta, August 30, 2007 -- Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announces the addition of Christopher Wall to its public relations team. Wall comes to Porsche with more than...

Wed 29 Aug 2007
Berggren to receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award

Berggren to receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award

Editor and Broadcaster Dick Berggren to Receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award Prior to Dollar General 300 CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2007) - Longtime magazine editor and auto racing broadcaster Dick Berggren will receive the Bobby Isaac Memorial ...

Tue 21 Aug 2007
Scelzi to receive AARWBA award

Scelzi to receive AARWBA award

Funny Car Driver to Get Mears 'Good Guy' Award BURBANK, Calif. -- Gary Scelzi has long been one of NHRA's most media-friendly drivers and the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association will recognize him as such by presenting ...

Sat 18 Aug 2007
Chevrolet extends RCR partnership

Chevrolet extends RCR partnership

Chevrolet Continues Partnership with Richard Childress Racing For 2008 and Beyond Bowtie Brand Looks to Further On-Track Success With One of Racing's Elite Organizations BROOKLYN, MI (Aug. 18, 2007) Chevrolet, the winningest nameplate...

Fri 17 Aug 2007
Spyker considers sale of Formula One teamHeadline

Spyker considers sale of Formula One team

Spyker Cars, the Dutch company which owns the Spyker Formula One team, is considering selling part or all of the team due to a refinancing plan and is also making changes to the senior management. In a statement on August 14th Spyker said that ...

Thu 16 Aug 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: Global Safe Driving campaign announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Global Safe Driving campaign announced

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES AND GRAHAM RAHAL ANNOUNCE "HANDS ON THE WHEEL" GLOBAL SAFE DRIVING CAMPAIGN Progam to Initially Focus on Texting/Emailing While Driving Rookie Sensation Rahal Pledges Support on Behalf of Fellow Champ...

Thu 09 Aug 2007
Evernham joins forces with NHL owner

Evernham joins forces with NHL owner

Ray Evernham has joined forces with National Hockey League owner George N. Gillett, Jr., adding to the recent mergers by the NASCAR teams. Evernham Motorsports will now be known as Gillett Evernham Motorsports (GEM) with Evernham holding the ...

Motorsports HoF to induct 2007 class

Motorsports HoF to induct 2007 class

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America to Induct 2007 Class Prestigious Heritage Award also to be Presented NOVI, Mich., Aug. 9, 2007 - The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America will expand its honor roll of racing greats by eight at its 19th ...

Tue 07 Aug 2007
Evernham, Gillett partnership announced

Evernham, Gillett partnership announced

Ray Evernham and George N. Gillett, Jr. Partner to Create Gillett Evernham Motorsports Racing Legend Evernham Brings Gillett's Entrepreneurial Spirit to NASCAR STATESVILLE, NC -- August 6, 2007-- Today, Ray Evernham and George N. Gillett, Jr.

ISC tracks offer ticket protection insurance

ISC tracks offer ticket protection insurance

ISC Partners with World Access to Offer Event Ticket Protector Richmond, Va. and Daytona Beach, Fla. -- August 6, 2007 -- Race fans attending any of International Speedway Corporation's ("ISC") motorsports events will soon be able to purchase...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
Michigan Int'l Speedway receives state honor

Michigan Int'l Speedway receives state honor

STATE OF MICHIGAN DECLARES AUGUST AS 'MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY MONTH' BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 31, 2007) -- Resolutions introduced by Sen. Cameron S. Brown and Rep. Martin Griffin declaring August as "Michigan International Speedway...

Mon 30 Jul 2007
Carolina Motorsports Park expansion announced

Carolina Motorsports Park expansion announced

Carolina Motorsports Park Presents Plans to Expand Under New Management KERSHAW, S.C. (July 30, 2007)--Carolina Motorsports Park announced today a new management team. Brian Smith and Jochen Tartak will be taking over for the retiring Mickey ...

Sat 28 Jul 2007
Yates/Newman/Haas/Lanigan announcement

Yates/Newman/Haas/Lanigan announcement

ROBERT YATES RACING AND NEWMAN/HAAS/LANIGAN RACING JOIN FORCES INDIANAPOLIS (July 27, 2007) --- Robert Yates Racing (RYR) and Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing (NHLR) have entered into a letter of intent for a partnership in NASCAR's Nextel Cup and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Yates joins forces with Newman Haas Lanigan

CHAMPCAR/CART: Yates joins forces with Newman Haas Lanigan

Paul Newman and Carl Haas were back at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway today, announcing their partnership with Robert Yates Racing to compete in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. The new team will be known as Yates/Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing...

Thu 26 Jul 2007
NASCAR teams DEI, Ginn Racing merger announced

NASCAR teams DEI, Ginn Racing merger announced

Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Ginn Racing Merge to Create Powerful Four-Car Team MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 25, 2007) - Dale Earnhardt Inc., already one of the world's premier racing organizations, has become even stronger through a merger with Ginn ...

Fri 20 Jul 2007
Milwaukee Mile President modifying his role

Milwaukee Mile President modifying his role

Becomes Vice Chairman of the Board of Milwaukee Mile Holdings LLC West Allis, Wis. (July 20, 2007) -- The Milwaukee Mile today announced that Andy Randall, its President & CEO, has decided to reduce his full-time operating responsibilities...

Wed 18 Jul 2007
Women in the Winner's Circle news 2007-07-18

Women in the Winner's Circle news 2007-07-18

FIFTH ANNUAL WOMEN IN THE WINNER'S CIRCLE LUNCHEON TO BE HELD AT IMS JULY 26 INDIANAPOLIS (July 18, 2007) - The Fifth Annual Women in the Winner's Circle Luncheon will be held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26. This event is held...

IRL: Ganassi names Lauletta as president

IRL: Ganassi names Lauletta as president

LAULETTA JOINS CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAMS, INC. AS PRESIDENT CONCORD, N.C. (July 17, 2007) -- Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. announced today that Steve "Jake" Lauletta has been named president of the organization according to Owner and Chief...