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Fri 14 Nov 2008
WC Vision adds Scott Bove to staff

WC Vision adds Scott Bove to staff

WC Vision Announces Bove as VP of Partnership Relations TOPEKA, Kan. (Nov. 14, 2008) - WC Vision LLC, the marketing and licensing rights holder for the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge Championships, has appointed Scott Bove Vice President of...

Sat 26 Jul 2008
California Speedway promotes Otis Greer

California Speedway promotes Otis Greer

AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES PROMOTION OF OTIS GREER TO DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS San Bernardino County, CA (Friday, July 25, 2008) -- Auto Club Speedway of Southern California announced today the promotion of Otis Greer to Director of ...

Wed 20 Feb 2008
IROC Series goes to auction, ending a legacy

IROC Series goes to auction, ending a legacy

IROC SERIES GOES TO AUCTION TINTON FALLS, N.J., February 19, 2008 - The International Race of Champions (IROC series) officials announced today the All-Star auto racing series will liquidate all tools, equipment, race cars and memorabilia in a...

Thu 28 Aug 2008
Moroso Motorsports Park purchase agreement

Moroso Motorsports Park purchase agreement

Local Automotive and Racing Enthusiasts Purchase Legendary Moroso Motorsports Park Multi-Million Dollar Initial Investment in Track and Facility Upgrades at "All New Moroso Motorsports Park" JUPITER, FL (AUGUST, 2008) -- A triad of local ...

Thu 08 May 2008
MRN Radio announces staff changes

MRN Radio announces staff changes

MRN RADIO ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES IN PRODUCTION, NEWS DEPARTMENTS CONCORD, N.C. (May 7, 2008) -- The Motor Racing Network has recently announced a quartet of additions and changes to its staff as an offshoot of its move from Daytona Beach, ...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
NA-F2000: New Van Diemen DP08 successful debut

NA-F2000: New Van Diemen DP08 successful debut

NEW VAN DIEMEN DP08 CHASSIS, ELAN ENGINE PREMIERS WITH THREE-RACE SWEEP IN U.S.A., ENGLAND The new Van Diemen DP08 with an engine built and produced by Panoz Motor Sports Group's Elan Technologies had quite an impressive debut last weekend on...

Fri 02 May 2008
George Signore joins SSG/Brandintense

George Signore joins SSG/Brandintense

George J. Signore joins SSG/Brandintense as Motorsports Development Representative Archdale, North Carolina -- SSG/Brandintense, provider of specialized event marketing services, announced today George Signore is joining their team in the...

Wed 30 Jul 2008
Speedway Motorsports Inc promotions announced

Speedway Motorsports Inc promotions announced

SMI Names Don Hawk Vice President of Business Affairs, Also Promotes Mike Burch and Jessica Fickenscher CONCORD, N.C. (July 31, 2008) -- Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) has promoted veteran motorsports businessman Don Hawk to the ...

Fri 16 May 2008
Bishop Steering wins IMS' Schwitzer Award

Bishop Steering wins IMS' Schwitzer Award

BISHOP VARIABLE RATIO STEERING SYSTEM WINS SCHWITZER AWARD INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 16, 2008 -- Bishop Steering Technology's variable ratio rack-and-pinion steering, new to the 92nd Indianapolis 500, received the 42nd annual BorgWarner Louis ...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
Kern River Raceway news 2008-07-26

Kern River Raceway news 2008-07-26

PRIVATE INVESTORS MAY BE THE ONLY ANSWER FOR NEW RACEWAY IN BAKERSFIELD BY DAVE GRAYSON The hopes of racing fans seeing a return to professional stock car racing in Bakersfield-California may now depend solely on private investors who are...

Fri 16 May 2008
Ducati North America hires new marketing chief

Ducati North America hires new marketing chief

DUCATI NORTH AMERICA HIRES NEW MARKETING CHIEF Cupertino, Ca (15 May 2008) - Ducati North America is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Head of Marketing at its Cupertino, California headquarters. As part of the ongoing growth...

Fri 15 Feb 2008
WRC drivers benefit from side impact protection

WRC drivers benefit from side impact protection

ARPRO helps World Rally Championship cars meet FIA mandate for side impact protection JSP, the leading supplier of ARPRO expanded polypropylene (EPP), is supplying a number of leading WRC teams with side-impact protection measures in line with...

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 ...

Tue 05 Aug 2008
LMS names Byrd the GM of zMAX Dragway

LMS names Byrd the GM of zMAX Dragway

Christian Byrd Becomes Executive Director and GM of zMAX Dragway as Part of Several Personnel Moves at Lowe's Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 4, 2008) - Christian Byrd has been named executive director and general manager of zMAX Dragway at...

Fri 06 Jun 2008
George Couzens, 1938-2008

George Couzens, 1938-2008

George L. Couzens. 1938 - 2008 Obituatry Passed gently away on May 31st. Originally from Detroit, MI., George made his home in Parker, CO. During his life, George was V.P. of Marketing for Bertram Yacht, V.P and General Mgr. of Professional ...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
DEI, Ganassi link up for future title chaseHeadline

DEI, Ganassi link up for future title chase

The recent economic downturn has affected all facets of life, and motorsports has not been immune from it either. With high-dollar sponsors hard to come by nowadays, a number of NASCAR teams have had to look at ways of keeping its organizations ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
AUS: Leatt-brace to provide fundraiser for spinal injuries

AUS: Leatt-brace to provide fundraiser for spinal injuries

$100,000 spinal injury coverage with new Leatt® ADVentureTM neck protection brace AutoFocus Marketing, the Australian distributor for Leatt®-brace, has joined with the Paraplegic Benefit Fund (PBF) to offer $100,000 worth of medical coverage...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
Boris Said joins Riverside Motorsports Park project

Boris Said joins Riverside Motorsports Park project

BORIS SAID--NASCAR, TRANS-AM AND SPORTS CAR DRIVER--JOINS THE RIVERSIDE MOTORSPORTS PARK PROJECT IN MERCED COUNTY, CALIF. ATWATER, Calif., January 7, 2008--Riverside Motorsports Park, LLC (RMP) announces that Boris Said, the internationally ...

Thu 07 Feb 2008
New Jersey Motorsports Park karting center unveiled

New Jersey Motorsports Park karting center unveiled

New Jersey Motorsports Park Unveils Plans For F1 New Jersey Karting Center NJMP Partner & Performance Kart Facility Pioneer RJ Valentine Lays Groundwork Millville, N.J. and Boston, Mass. -- January 31, 2008 -- New Jersey Motorsports Park today...

Sat 14 Jun 2008
Lola celebrates '50' with a record 24H entryHeadline

Lola celebrates '50' with a record 24H entry

Lola, a true success story, celebrates 50 years in motorsports this year, and the highlight of the year must be Le Mans 24 Hours, where the UK firm has no less than seven cars this year, challenging in both the LM P1 and LM P2 classes. ...

Tue 15 Apr 2008
New Jersey Motorsport Park news 2008-04-15

New Jersey Motorsport Park news 2008-04-15

NJMP Announces Front Row Marketing Services as Marketing and Sponsorship Agency Industry Vet Rob Armbruster is Tapped as Project Director April 15, 2008 - Millville, NJ and Philadelphia, PA - New Jersey Motorsport Park announced its retention of...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Porsche North America names new president, CEO

Porsche North America names new president, CEO

PORSCHE NAMES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA --Detlev von Platen to Succeed Peter Schwarzenbauer Who Joins AUDI AG Management Board-- Stuttgart/Atlanta, February 22, 2008 --- Today, the board of management of Porsche AG in...

Tue 08 Apr 2008
WSORR: WSORR name, logo is now trademarked

WSORR: WSORR name, logo is now trademarked

WSORR NAME AND LOGO NOW OFFICIALLY TRADEMARKED "®" CRANDON, Wisc., April 6, 2008 -- The World Series of Off-Road Racing® has been notified by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the organization's name is protected as a registered ...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Michigan Int'l Speedway corporate staff changes

Michigan Int'l Speedway corporate staff changes

MIS ANNOUNCES STAFF CHANGES TO CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS DEPARTMENT MIS Promotes Josh Burgett to Director of Corporate Partnerships Department also hires Nick Covill as Corporate Partnerships Executive BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 23, 2008) -- ...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
World Class Driving offers unique opportunity

World Class Driving offers unique opportunity

World Class Driving Offers Public Chance to Drive Exotic Sports Cars; U.S. Tour Includes Five-Day Festival At French Lick, Ind. Sept. 3-7 FRENCH LICK, Ind., June 19 - Have you ever eased down onto the tan Italian leather seat of a rare Ferrari...

Sat 19 Apr 2008
Dan Greenwood passed away

Dan Greenwood passed away

Former SCCA Pro Racing President Greenwood Passes LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 18, 2008) -- SCCA Pro Racing was saddened to hear of the passing this morning of former company president Dan Greenwood. Greenwood served as President of SCCA Pro...

Sat 26 Jan 2008
IRL: Alliance Motorsports charts a course to success

IRL: Alliance Motorsports charts a course to success

Alliance Motorsport's Jeff Matthews knew the road to Indy required precise navigation and a good set of charts to go by. That's why he decided in April of 2007 to build the ship from the bottom up rather than putting up a flashy mast and...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
IRL: Dario Franchitti feted at AARWBA awardsHeadline

IRL: Dario Franchitti feted at AARWBA awards

IndyCar Series 2007 champion Dario Franchitti got a first glimpse of his image on the famed Borg-Warner Trophy at a late-afternoon press conference, then walked away with the coveted Jerry Titus Award late Saturday night (January 12th) in ...

Sun 10 Feb 2008
NAIAS 2008 recap, 2009 dates announced

NAIAS 2008 recap, 2009 dates announced

NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW REVEALS 2009 DATES AND REVIEWS NAIAS 2008 DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2008 -- The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that the 2009 show will take place Jan. 11 - 25, 2009 at Cobo Center in...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
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 ...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Gillett Evernham names director of competition

Gillett Evernham names director of competition

Gillett Evernham Motorsports Names Mark McArdle Vice President and Managing Director of Competition STATESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 16, 2008) -- Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced today the promotion of Mark McArdle to Vice President and Managing...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Haas, Lanigan statement on Paul Newman

Haas, Lanigan statement on Paul Newman

Following is a statement from Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing on the passing of Paul Newman: "On behalf of Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, my wife Bernadette and myself, I want to express our most sincere condolences to Joanne and the entire Newman...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
California Auto Club Speedway adds Talley to staff

California Auto Club Speedway adds Talley to staff

AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY NAMES DAVID TALLEY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS San Bernardino County, Calif. (November 14, 2008) -- David Talley, who currently serves as Director of Media Relations for Daytona International Speedway, has been named...

Thu 02 Oct 2008
Dorsey Schroeder to auction

Dorsey Schroeder to auction "his" Mustang

Dorsey Schroeder to Auction "His" Ford Mustang FR500S at Barrett-Jackson Tooele, UT (2 October 2008) --One of the very first Ford Mustang FR500S machines to take to the track will now be the first to take to the stage as part of the debut Las...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
Top Fuel, Funny Car 1000 ft limit remains in place

Top Fuel, Funny Car 1000 ft limit remains in place

NHRA WILL BEGIN 2009 NHRA FULL THROTTLE DRAG RACING SEASON WITH TOP FUEL AND FUNNY CAR REMAINING AT 1,000 FEET GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2008) -- NHRA announced today that the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Season will begin with the Top...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Christopher Balestri to attend Canadian Motorsports Expo

Christopher Balestri to attend Canadian Motorsports Expo

Christopher Balestri To Represent Westowne Mazda And AIM Autosports The month of February in the greater Toronto area has always been associated with auto shows and motor sports conventions. This year, the Toronto Congress Center will be hosting...