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Tue 09 Dec 2008
BRDC Annual Awards Luncheon notes

BRDC Annual Awards Luncheon notes

THE PRIME MINISTER, GORDON BROWN, PRESENTS LEWIS HAMILTON WITH AN AWARD AT THE 2008 BRDC ANNUAL AWARDS The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) celebrated motor racing achievements of 2008 in some-style today (Monday), when it hosted the BRDC ...

UK Series Autosport Awards notes

UK Series Autosport Awards notes

SIX OF THE BEST -- FORMULA RENAULT UK CELEBRATES SIXTH MCLAREN AUTOSPORT BRDC AWARD WINNER AS SIMS TAKES PRIZE Alexander Sims (Wansford, Peterborough) has been named 2008 McLaren Autosport BRDC award winner, the prize including a Formula One...

Manor Competition Autosport Awards notes

Manor Competition Autosport Awards notes

MANOR CELEBRATES AS SIMS WINS McLAREN AUTOSPORT BRDC AWARD Nottinghamshire based Formula Renault UK team Manor Competition is celebrating this morning after seeing hugely talented racer Alexander Sims claim one of the biggest prizes in British...

Alexander Sims Autosport Awards notes

Alexander Sims Autosport Awards notes

SIMS WINS 2008 McLAREN AUTOSPORT BRDC AWARD! Alexander Sims scooped by far the biggest prize of his motor racing career last night, Sunday, 7th December, after being named the 2008 McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner -- one of the most ...

Singapore GP Autosport Awards notes

Singapore GP Autosport Awards notes

SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS AUTOSPORT AWARD For the second time in a month, the 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix and the Marina Bay circuit are recipients of a major international award. Representatives from the Grand Prix...

Wayne Boyd Autosport Awards notes

Wayne Boyd Autosport Awards notes

Wayne Boyd Celebrates Milestone Year at Prestigious Autosport Awards This year's British Formula Ford Champion and BRDC Superstar Wayne Boyd celebrated a milestone year in his racing career with a night amongst the stars ...

Alexander Sims is McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner

Alexander Sims is McLaren Autosport BRDC Award winner

ALEXANDER SIMS BECOMES THE 20TH WINNER OF THE McLAREN AUTOSPORT BRDC AWARD Alexander Sims' officially became one to look out for after he joined junior most prestigious roll of honour by winning this year's coveted McLaren Autosport BRDC ...

2008 Autosport Awards winners

2008 Autosport Awards winners

THE 2008 AUTOSPORT AWARD WINNERS McLaren Autosport BRDC Award -- Alexander Sims International Racing Driver of the Year - Lewis Hamilton Racing Car of the Year - McLaren MP4-23 Rookie of the Year - Sebastian Vettel Moment of the Year -...

2008 Autosport Awards notes

2008 Autosport Awards notes

BRITISH MOTORSPORT LEGENDS NEW AND OLD CELEBRATED AT THE AUTOSPORT AWARDS Britain's new Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was honoured at motorsport's most prestigious end-of-season gala event, the 2008 Autosport Awards, which were held...

2009 SCCA Board and Committee appointments made

2009 SCCA Board and Committee appointments made

2009 SCCA Board and Committee Appointments Made TOPEKA, Kan. (Dec. 8, 2008) -- Sports Car Club of America's Board of Directors made its 2009 appointments for the various Boards and Committees that govern the 50,000-member organization. R.J.

Newman/Haas Racing receives Autosport award

Newman/Haas Racing receives Autosport award

NEWMAN/HAAS RACING RECEIVED AUTOSPORT MAGAZINE'S JOHN BOLSTER AWARD IN LONDON ON SUNDAY NIGHT LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (December 8, 2008) --- Carl Haas and Newman/Haas Racing were honored at motorsports most prestigious end-of-season gala event,...

2008 Porsche Cup final results

2008 Porsche Cup final results

PORSCHE CUP - AWARD FOR MOST SUCCESS PRIVATEER WORLDWIDE - EARNED BY ALEXANDER DAVISON FROM AUTRALIA; SIX OF THE TOP TEN EARNED POINTS IN U.S. ATLANTA - December 7 - Alex Davison from Australia, who won his first big professional race in the ...

EU3: Bradley Ellis BRDC Awards notes

EU3: Bradley Ellis BRDC Awards notes

BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy for Ellis Bradley Ellis was presented with the BRDC Innes Ireland Trophy during the British Racing Drivers' Club Awards 2008 at the Cafe Royal, London, on Monday 8 December, where the 21 year-old was recognised for...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Motorsports Industry Trade Show news 2008-12-04

Motorsports Industry Trade Show news 2008-12-04

Inaugural event will make debut in December 2009 INDIANAPOLIS (December 4, 2008) - The racing industry will be welcomed back with open arms to Indianapolis in 2009 with the creation of the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS). ...

Ford restructures performance vehicles projects

Ford restructures performance vehicles projects

Ford announces senior management changes to strengthen global PERFORMANCE VEHICLES STRATEGY DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 4 - Ford Motor Company is strengthening its commitment to performance vehicles by appointing Jost Capito to the newly- created ...

Daytona 500 Experience wins award

Daytona 500 Experience wins award

Daytona 500 Experience Garners Prestigious Brass Ring Award DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2008) -- Daytona 500 Experience, "The Official Attraction of NASCAR" located just outside legendary Daytona International Speedway, garnered a...

HANS device wins SAE award

HANS device wins SAE award

HANS DEVICE WINS 2008 SAE AWARD Atlanta, Georgia (December 4, 2008) -- The Sport Series HANS Device has been presented the 2008 SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference Award. The award recognizes significant contributions to the racing community...

NAIAS event news 2008-12-04

NAIAS event news 2008-12-04

NAIAS Intros On Track For Excitement The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is on pace to provide worldwide media and car fans the new product excitement they have come to expect. "Our exhibitors know our show draws more than 6,000...

Thu 04 Dec 2008
2009 Driver Advancement Marketing Summit announced

2009 Driver Advancement Marketing Summit announced

DRIVER ADVANCEMENT SUMMIT 2009 SPEAKERS INCLUDE EXECUTIVES FROM NASCAR, DIRT RACING, SPEED TV; LOGANO DEVELOPMENT CREW CHIEF CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 10, 2008) -- The second annual Driver Advancement Marketing Summit, scheduled...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
AARWBA 2008 All-America Auto Racing Team announced

AARWBA 2008 All-America Auto Racing Team announced

2008 AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA TEAM SELECTED BURBANK, Calif. - The polls have closed for voters choosing 2008 All-America Auto Racing Team and five drivers with landslides of more than 70 percent of the vote are contenders for the Jerry Titus...

Ray Evernham buys East Lincoln Speedway

Ray Evernham buys East Lincoln Speedway

Ray Evernham Completes Acquisition of the East Lincoln Speedway MOORESVILLE, NC (December 2, 2008) - Ray Evernham has announced that he has acquired the assets of the East Lincoln Speedway in Stanley, NC from founders Ralph and Joanne Nantz.

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Porsche Museum opening date set

Porsche Museum opening date set

New Porsche Museum to be opened on January 31, 2009; Exclusive restaurant and conference areas complement the exhibition of historic vehicles ATLANTA, December 1 - In the new Porsche Museum the final preparations are made for the opening on...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-26

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-26

IMS ANNOUNCES 2009 CENTENNIAL GALA PRESENTING SPONSORS Honda, Indiana Pacers, Old National Bank, Just Marketing sponsor Gala events INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008 -- Four companies woven deeply into the fabric of the central Indiana ...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
DC's Calling Major Tom

DC's Calling Major Tom

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM In an effort to avoid bankruptcy in 1979, Chrysler Corporation sought and received what would eventually be known as the "Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act of 1979," signed into law by then-U.S. President James...