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Wed 04 Nov 2009
Sonoma Infineon Raceway 2010 news 2009-11-03

Sonoma Infineon Raceway 2010 news 2009-11-03

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Highlights Infineon Raceway 2010 Season Schedule PINKS ALL OUT Drag Racing Returns in 2010 SONOMA, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2009) - The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' 22nd annual visit to the Sonoma Valley will highlight the 2010...

Mon 02 Nov 2009
Michigan Int'l Speeway SEMA news 2009-11-02

Michigan Int'l Speeway SEMA news 2009-11-02

Roger Curtis to speak on vehicle technology panel at SEMA Show in Las Vegas MIS president to talk about speedway's R&D initiatives for connected vehicle technology BROOKLYN, Mich. (Nov. 2, 2009) -- With the ongoing efforts for research and ...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
JEGS High Performance news 2009-10-30

JEGS High Performance news 2009-10-30

Team JEGS racers give fans a sneak peek of 50th anniversary cars LAS VEGAS (Oct. 30) -- The 50th Anniversary celebration of JEGS High Performance got off to an early start Friday when Team JEGS racers Jeg Coughlin Jr. and his nephew Troy...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president Headline

Todt to take the wheel as new FIA president

On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...

Rittenberry named CEO by Palm Beach Int'l Raceway

Rittenberry named CEO by Palm Beach Int'l Raceway

RITTENBERRY NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AND PALM BEACH DRIVING CLUB Jupiter, Florida (October 30, 2009) -- Jason Rittenberry, a seasoned motorsports executive with 10 years of experience in the business, has been...

Memphis Motorsports Parks closes

Memphis Motorsports Parks closes

DOVER MOTORSPORTS, INC. ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF MEMPHIS MOTORSPORTS PARK AND REALIGNMENT OF RACING DATES Dover, Delaware, October 30, 2009 - Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE-Symbol: DVD) announced today that it was ceasing all operations at ...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
NASCAR statement on passing of Dick Thompson

NASCAR statement on passing of Dick Thompson

NASCAR Statement On The Passing of Dick Thompson "Dick Thompson was an integral part of making Martinsville Speedway one of the most successful tracks in all of motorsports. In 1966, Dick became only the second full-time public relations person...

Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum news 2009-10-28

Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum news 2009-10-28

CANADIAN MOTORSPORTS HERITAGE MUSEUM ADDS TO COLLECTION Two historic race cars pledged to Canadian Motorsports Fans October 28, 2009 - The Canadian Motorsports Heritage Museum (CMHM) is pleased to announce that it will be adding two historic...

Richard Childress Racing news 2009-10-28

Richard Childress Racing news 2009-10-28

Forsyth Tech Renames its Motorsports Program Richard Childress Race Car Technology at Forsyth Tech WELCOME, N.C. (October 28, 2009) -- The motorsports technology program at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, N.C., has ...

Tue 27 Oct 2009
WKA: PRI show CKI kart event news 2009-10-27

WKA: PRI show CKI kart event news 2009-10-27

Indy 500 winner/Rolex 24 winner Rice, IRL star Rahal among latest additions to line-up for 4th Annual PRI CKI All-Star Karting Classic Unique event draws star drivers from IRL, Grand-Am, NASCAR and other national racing series LAGUNA BEACH, ...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
RRDC news on PRI Show plans 2009-10-16

RRDC news on PRI Show plans 2009-10-16

ROAD RACING DRIVERS CLUB TO PRESENT YOUNG DRIVERS SYMPOSIUM AT PRI SHOW DEC. 11 HILLIARD, Ohio (Oct. 16, 2009) - The Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) will present its first RRDC/FIA Young Drivers Symposium, supported by a grant from the FIA Motor...

Thu 15 Oct 2009
NASCAR Hall of Fame announcement quotes

NASCAR Hall of Fame announcement quotes

Quotes on NASCAR Hall of Fame's Inaugural Class About Bill France Jr. Betty Jane France, his wife and NASCAR's assistant secretary and international Community relations director: "Our entire family is honored to have Bill chosen for the Hall...

Dale Earnhardt Sr named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dale Earnhardt Sr named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Earnhardt Named to First Class of NASCAR Hall of Fame MOORESVILLE, NC (October 14, 2009) - In the crowning achievement of an incredible career that celebrated a record seven NASCAR Sprint Cup titles and 76 NASCAR victories, Dale Earnhardt has...

Daytona Int'l Speedway Hall of Fame news

Daytona Int'l Speedway Hall of Fame news

All Five NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductees Boast Strong Ties To Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The first five members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame were elected and announced on Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., and all boast strong...

Michigan Int'l Speedway Hall of Fame news

Michigan Int'l Speedway Hall of Fame news

Statement from Roger Curtis on the inaugural NASCAR Hall NASCAR on Wednesday announced the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame: Dale Earnhardt, Bill France Sr., Bill France Jr., Junior Johnson and Richard Petty. Statement from Roger ...

NASCAR announces inaugural Hall of Fame class

NASCAR announces inaugural Hall of Fame class

Inaugural NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Announced CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2009) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame today that includes: Dale Earnhardt, Bill...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
Team USA Scholarship new partners 2009-10-09

Team USA Scholarship new partners 2009-10-09

Cooper Tire and Robo-Pong Join Band of Team USA Scholarship Supporters Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (October 9, 2009) -- The Team USA Scholarship is proud to announce that Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and Robo-Pong have joined a growing band...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
SBRS: De Phillippi, Smrz win 2009 Team USA Scholarships

SBRS: De Phillippi, Smrz win 2009 Team USA Scholarships

De Phillippi, Smrz Selected for 20th Annual Team USA Scholarships Braselton, Ga. (September 25, 2009) -- Connor De Phillippi, from San Clemente, Calif., and Brett Smrz, from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, have been named today as the latest recipients of...

Women in the Winner's Circle news 2009-09-25

Women in the Winner's Circle news 2009-09-25

Women in the Winner's Circle Team wins for charity at the Eighth Annual Petit Kart Challenge at Road Atlanta BRASELTON, Ga., Sept. 25, 2009 - After the first day of practice for this weekend's Petit Le Mans event on Road Atlanta's 2.54-mile...

IMS Centennial Era news 2009-09-25

IMS Centennial Era news 2009-09-25

CENTENNIAL ERA CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE MOVING TO 2011 AT IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Centennial Era Concours d'Elegance, featuring some of the world's finest classic and antique automobiles and ...

World Racing Group news 2009-09-21

World Racing Group news 2009-09-21

Federal Court Dismisses Race Tire Anti-trust Lawsuit Against World Racing Group and Hoosier CONCORD, N.C. -- September 21, 2009 -- The World Racing Group's and Hoosier Racing Tire Corp.'s two-year defense against Race Tires America and its...

BMW Motorsport, Dunlop technical partnership announced

BMW Motorsport, Dunlop technical partnership announced

BMW Motorsport and Dunlop enter into technical partnership. Munich, 3rd October 2009. Dunlop, one of the world's leading manufacturers of high and ultra-performance tyres, is a new Technical Partner of BMW Motorsport. As part of the long-term ...

Detroit NAIAS news 2009-10-01

Detroit NAIAS news 2009-10-01

North American International Auto Show - January 11-24, 2010, COBO Center, Detroit, Michigan 2010 NAIAS to See Improved Cobo Center Detroit, MI - October 1, 2009 - Work on upgrades for the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is...

RRDC names Varacins recipient of Donohue award

RRDC names Varacins recipient of Donohue award

MICHAEL VARACINS NAMED RECIPIENT OF MARK DONOHUE AWARD AT SCCA RUNOFFS ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Sept. 30, 2009) - Michael Varacins, of Burlington, Wis., was selected as the 39th annual recipient of the prestigious Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) Mark...

Sea Star Group Inc. acquires Riley Technologies

Sea Star Group Inc. acquires Riley Technologies

Gulfstream Mergers & Acquisitions Inc. is announcing today that Sea Star Group Inc., (Stock Symbol SGQZ), has acquired Riley Technologies of Mooresville, North Carolina. Riley Technologies is a worldwide leader in the engineering, design, ...

Bekaert expanding U.S. operations

Bekaert expanding U.S. operations

Like everyone else, racing teams are trying to stretch their dollars. Many teams and engine builders send certain high-performance parts out to have special coatings applied to them to decrease friction and make them last longer. Racing teams in...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Miller Motorsports Park makes management changes

Miller Motorsports Park makes management changes

Management Changes at Miller Motorsports Park SALT LAKE CITY (June 1, 2009) -- Greg Miller, CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, announced the following management changes at Miller Motorsports Park (MMP) today. MMP falls under the...

David Hough named AMA Motorcycle HoF inductee

David Hough named AMA Motorcycle HoF inductee

Long-time motorcycle safety author to join AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame this December at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce another member of the AMA ...

WOO driver Haudenschild inducted into Sprint Car HoF

WOO driver Haudenschild inducted into Sprint Car HoF

Haudenschild Inducted into National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Knoxville, IA-- May 31, 2009--For over 35 years, Jac Haudenschild has been thrilling fans from coast-to-coast with his always exciting driving style, and for once he was the one...

Gresham Motorsports Park news 2009-06-09

Gresham Motorsports Park news 2009-06-09

Gresham Motorsports Park Speeds Past Renovation Process Slow Down JEFFERSON, GA (June 9, 2009) -- There's a saying in auto racing that states sometimes you have to slow down to go fast. For Dan Elliott and the rest of the Gresham Motorsports...

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-06-12

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-06-12

MIS unveils new suite/media center BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 12, 2009) -- The new suite/media center at Michigan International Speedway will make the racetrack one of the largest U.S. producers of green energy in American sports, track officials ...

NASCAR, PSA receive awards 2009-06-24

NASCAR, PSA receive awards 2009-06-24

Ask.com PSA Wins Two Awards Ask.com, the official search engine of NASCAR®, was recently honored as a recipient of a CINE Award and a Telly Award for its Internet Safety Public Service Announcement featuring NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte, ...

New Yamaha YZF-R125 unveiled

New Yamaha YZF-R125 unveiled

New YZF-R125 brings Rossi MotoGP style closer to the street Yamaha's comprehensive line-up of Race Replica machinery in the past year has already given scooter riders a chance to look like their racing heroes, but the new YZF-R125 Team Yamaha...

NASCAR HoF nominations sneak peek 2009-07-02

NASCAR HoF nominations sneak peek 2009-07-02

Another NASCAR Hall Of Fame Debate: Lee Petty Vs. Cale Yarborough DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 2, 2009) – Continuing this week’s series of “inside scoops” for fans and media, NASCAR today revealed that Lee Petty and Cale Yarborough have...

Red Bull using FieldView CFD

Red Bull using FieldView CFD

Red Bull Formula 1 Team Races to 1-2 Finishes at Chinese and British Grands Prix using FieldView CFD Post-Processing as Critical Engineering Tool (July 1, 2009) -- The competitive nature of Formula 1 racing and the short time periods between...

Stefan Moser new Head of Marketing and Comm of VW Motorsport

Stefan Moser new Head of Marketing and Comm of VW Motorsport

Stefan Moser is new Head of Marketing and Communications of Volkswagen Motorsport GmbH Wolfsburg (01 July 2009). Stefan Moser (49) becomes Head of Marketing and Communications at Volkswagen Motorsport effective 1 July 2009. In this role he...