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Thu 15 Nov 2007
Tue 13 Nov 2007
Gappens named to NHMS post

Gappens named to NHMS post

Gappens Named Executive Vice President and General Manager Of New Hampshire Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2007) - Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith has promoted Jerry Gappens to the position of...

Fri 09 Nov 2007
Frequelin retires, Quesnel joins Citroen Sport

Frequelin retires, Quesnel joins Citroen Sport

Citroen Sport: Guy Frequelin retires... Olivier Quesnel joins Citroen After a long career entirely dedicated to motorsport, Citroen Sport's director Guy Frequelin has decided to retire. Fully supported by the Brand and faithful to one of our...

Thu 08 Nov 2007
Petty Enterprises press conference, part 2

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: "Last thing, obviously you guys have had talks with different groups about some kind of a merger possibly or partnership. Is this in anyway related to that or will that help increase the opportunity?" Petty: "I'm...

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 1

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 1

Petty Enterprises has announced beginning in December the race organization will relocate to Mooresville, North Carolina. They have entered a two-year agreement to lease race shop space currently used by Robert Yates Racing. The ...

Petty Enterprises moves to Charlotte

Petty Enterprises moves to Charlotte

Petty Enterprises To Relocate Nextel Cup Operation Move Made To Promote Winning Races and Championships Level Cross, N.C. (November 7, 2007) -- The winningest organization in NASCAR announces its first move since its inception in 1949.

Wed 07 Nov 2007
NCMA 2008 nominees announced

NCMA 2008 nominees announced

THE NORTH CAROLINA MOTORSPORTS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2008 AWARD NOMINEES; WINNERS TO BE HONORED WITH RICHARD PETTY CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 5, 2007) - The North Carolina Motorsports Association (NCMA) today announced the nominees for the second...

NA-F2000: IPS: Andersen Racing purchases Florida test track

NA-F2000: IPS: Andersen Racing purchases Florida test track

Andersen Racing Purchases Test Track in Florida PALMETTO, Fla., Nov. 6 - Andersen Racing now has its very own test track. Andersen Racing owners Dan and John Andersen announced today that they've purchased the former Group Four Test Track in...

Sat 03 Nov 2007
NASCAR Chairman statement on NHIS sale

NASCAR Chairman statement on NHIS sale

Statement from Brian France, NASCAR Chairman and CEO DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2007) -- Today's announcement that Speedway Motorsports Inc. has purchased New Hampshire International Speedway is yet another indication that the NASCAR...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
SMI agrees to purchase New Hampshire Int'l Speedway

SMI agrees to purchase New Hampshire Int'l Speedway

Speedway Motorsports Purchases New Hampshire International Speedway CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 2, 2007) - Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) has agreed to purchase New Hampshire International Speedway from Bob and Gary Bahre for $340 million in...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
Ford/MMP to launch Miller Cup series

Ford/MMP to launch Miller Cup series

Ford Racing Mustang Challenge for the Miller Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires to Launch in 2008 LAS VEGAS (October 30, 2007) -- Miller Motorsports Park, in partnership with Ford Racing, is pleased to announce a new professional racing series...

Ford introduces racing Mustang

Ford introduces racing Mustang

FORD INTRODUCES ITS FIRST FACTORY-READY RACE CAR; FORD MUSTANG CARS AND ENGINES HIGHLIGHTED AT SEMA * Mustang racing adds the all-new Mustang FR500S competing in the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge for the Miller Cup. * The Ford...

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 ...