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Thu 15 Nov 2007
Wed 14 Mar 2007
Day three on Amelia Island

Day three on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 3 After two days that had hundreds of motorheads spinning, we got down Sunday to real business at hand - 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Combining the informality of Goodwood with a like concept in car ...

Mon 22 Jan 2007
Joey Hand, Erik Bartoleo form Kartel Motorsports

Joey Hand, Erik Bartoleo form Kartel Motorsports

Joey Hand and Erik Bartolero form Kartel Motorsports Elk Grove, CA - Professional racer Joey Hand and long time karter Erik Bartolero have formed Kartel Motorsports (www.kartelmotorsports.com). Both Joey and Erik will continue their driving ...

Sun 11 Mar 2007
Day one on Amelia Island

Day one on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 1 The festivities surrounding the 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance kicked off Friday in and around The Ritz-Carlton. The brainchild - or perhaps the love-child - of Jacksonville's Bill Warner, the event...

Fri 16 Nov 2007
Patrick Hespen named Laguna Seca PR manager

Patrick Hespen named Laguna Seca PR manager

PATRICK HESPEN NAMED MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER MONTEREY, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2007) -- Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced today that Patrick Hespen has taken the position of Public Relations Manager, to handle ...

Tue 16 Jan 2007
Infineon Raceway sells racing school

Infineon Raceway sells racing school

Infineon Raceway Sells Jim Russell Racing Schools to London-Based Group SONOMA, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2006) -- Officials from Infineon Raceway today announced the sale of the Jim Russell Racing Schools to a London-based automotive marketing ...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

IRL: AJ Foyt Racing on loss of Ken Hendricks

A.J. Foyt Racing Mourns Loss of Ken Hendricks WALLER, TX December 21, 2007--It is with great sadness that we at A.J. Foyt Racing have learned of the death of Ken Hendricks, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of ABC Supply Co.,...

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 ...

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 ...

Fri 09 Mar 2007
Haynes receives Bob Akin Motorsports award

Haynes receives Bob Akin Motorsports award

JIM HAYNES RECEIVES 2006 BOB AKIN MOTORSPORTS AWARD DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 9, 2007) - The Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) named longtime track owner, race promoter and race-car driver Jim Haynes as the 2006 recipient of the Bob Akin ...

Fri 02 Feb 2007
Aston Martin names King to new position

Aston Martin names King to new position

ASTON MARTIN APPOINTS HEAD OF PRODUCT COMMUNICATIONS AND MOTORSPORT Aston Martin is pleased to announce the appointment of David King to the new position of Head of Product Communications and Motorsport. David will report to Janette Green, ...

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. ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
New HANS Device announced

New HANS Device announced

NEW $695 HANS DEVICE ANNOUNCED Atlanta, Georgia (December 3, 2007) - HANS Performance Products is excited to announce their brand new HANS Device the Sport Series. The design is guaranteed to provide the same level of industry leading safety as...

Thu 12 Jul 2007
Rahal Letterman GT3 Cup announcement

Rahal Letterman GT3 Cup announcement

RAHAL LETTERMAN RACING TO FIELD CUSTOMER CARS FOR 2008 IMSA GT3 CUP CHALLENGE SERIES HILLIARD, Ohio -- It has long been said that inside every person that follows motorsports, there is a little race-car driver dying to get out. Beginning in...

Wed 11 Apr 2007
GM's Alba Colon receives WOY nomination

GM's Alba Colon receives WOY nomination

HISPANIC BUSINESS NAMES GM RACING'S ALBA COLON AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR NOMINEE GM Racing Chevrolet NASCAR Program Manager, Alba Colon, Chosen as One of 20 Elite Women of 2007 Detroit, Mich. (April 10, 2007) -- Alba Colon, GM Racing ...

Wed 31 Oct 2007
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 06 Sep 2007
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...

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...

Thu 05 Apr 2007
Michigan Int'l Speedway staff changes announced

Michigan Int'l Speedway staff changes announced

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 4, 2007) -- Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis has restructured the Marketing, Sales and Ticketing Departments at the track. The new...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
USAC appoints new president and senior VP

USAC appoints new president and senior VP

KEVIN MILLER NAMED USAC PRESIDENT; JASON SMITH NAMED SENIOR VP OF RACING OPERATIONS INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Dec. 4 -- The United States Auto Club (USAC) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Miller as CEO and ...

Fri 26 Jan 2007
RRDC selects six new members

RRDC selects six new members

RRDC SELECTS SIX NEW MEMBERS Daytona Beach, Fla. -- Three racers with wins from SCCA Club events to the Rolex 24 At Daytona, a racing official, a sanctioning body owner and a noted car designer-turned-photojournalist have been offered membership...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
Grand-Am announces COO and a VP position

Grand-Am announces COO and a VP position

Grand-Am Adds Chief Operating Officer, Vice President To Staff Entering 2008 Season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2007) -- Following tremendous expansion since the inception of the Daytona Prototype formula to the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car...

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 05 Jun 2007
Todd Moore comments on death of France Jr

Todd Moore comments on death of France Jr

Todd Moore Comments On The Passing of Bill France Jr. Former Director of Development at Daytona Davidson, N.C. (June 5, 2007)- Comments from Todd Moore, President of MCG Sports, on the passing of NASCAR Vice Chairman Bill France Jr.

Fri 09 Feb 2007
Richmond Int'l Raceway news 2007-02-07

Richmond Int'l Raceway news 2007-02-07

Richmond International Raceway Adds New Staff Members Richmond International Raceway Adds New Staff Members: Track president Doug Fritz announced this week the hiring of two employees at Richmond International Raceway. Ryan Ross joins the ...

Wed 07 Nov 2007
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...

Mon 14 May 2007
CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMPCAR/CART: CCWS signs Higdon to VP position

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES ANNOUNCES DAVID HIGDON AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS New Champ Car executive joins drivers, CEO on European media tour this week INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2007) The Champ Car World...

Sat 10 Mar 2007
NASCAR, Petty sign licensing agreement

NASCAR, Petty sign licensing agreement

Richard Petty Driving Experience Signs Licensing Agreement with NASCAR CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 10, 2007) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) announced today that the two...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
IMS names Schwartz VP of Marketing

IMS names Schwartz VP of Marketing

SCHWARTZ NAMED AS IMS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 -- Veteran motorsports executive Chris Schwartz is joining the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as vice president of marketing, IMS President Joie Chitwood ...

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 05 Dec 2007
Awards led by NASCAR engineers

Awards led by NASCAR engineers

NASCAR SCOOPS TWO OF THREE AWARDS At a special Awards dinner in the magnificent Rhodes House in Oxford, organised by Racecar Graphic and attended by senior motorsport engineers and executives from around the world, the Race Engine Designer of ...

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...

Wed 18 Jul 2007
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...

Thu 06 Dec 2007
Michigan Int'l Speedway names new staff position

Michigan Int'l Speedway names new staff position

MIS ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF MICHAEL PRINTUP AS SENIOR DIRECTOR OF FACILITY DEVELOPMENT Newly created position brings another job to the State of Michigan BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 6, 2007) -- Michigan International Speedway is as much about job...

Thu 08 Nov 2007
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 ...

Sat 22 Dec 2007
Watkins Glen Int'l tears down old press tower

Watkins Glen Int'l tears down old press tower

AND THE WALLS COME TUMBLIN' DOWN Iconic Press Tower Demolished While Shovels are in the Ground at New Location Watkins Glen, NY (December 19, 2007) -- Another chapter in the storied history of Watkins Glen International came to a close when...