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Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Wilson Sahara Motorsports to desgin Korean track

Wilson Sahara Motorsports to desgin Korean track

WILSON SAHARA MOTORSPORTS TO DESIGN NEW RACE FACILITY IN KOREA (SALT LAKE CITY, April 14, 2009) -- Details of a new motorsports complex in South Korea were released today by Wilson Sahara Motorsports, the company responsible for its...

WIMRC developes chocolate powered racer

WIMRC developes chocolate powered racer

Environ-MENTAL The steering wheel is made from Carrots... powered by Waste Chocolate and Vegetable Oil... with Potatoes used to produce the bodywork... and it goes 125mph round corners! Following the recent turmoil in Formula 1 arising...

Journalist David Poole dies suddenlyHeadline

Journalist David Poole dies suddenly

David Poole covered NASCAR in a way no one else every could, his final stories for the Charlotte Observer covered this past Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Talladega race; one filled with the usual racing drama. Remembering David ...

McLaren's Dennis hands off F1 role Headline

McLaren's Dennis hands off F1 role

After nearly 30 years, Ron Dennis has earned promotion. The face of the McLaren Mercedes Formula One team and driver of the marque's F1 championship success announced at Friday's launch of the team's new car, the MP4-24, that he will step aside...

J.C. Agajanian Int'l Motorsports HoF induction

J.C. Agajanian Int'l Motorsports HoF induction

CARY AGAJANIAN ACCEPTS LATE FATHER'S INDUCTION INTO TH INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORTS HALL OF FAME MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2009) - Motorsports Management International President Cary Agajanian accepted the International Motorsports Hall of Fame...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Todt resigns Ferrari postsHeadline

Todt resigns Ferrari posts

In addition to announcing record results across economic indicators, Ferrari board chairman Luca di Montezemolo announced at Tuesday's stockholders meeting that former F1 team manager Jean Todt has resigned his board position and all other...

Thu 29 Oct 2009
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...

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,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
USF1 name gone, now to be known as USGPEHeadline

USF1 name gone, now to be known as USGPE

America's nascent Formula One team has changed its name from the compact and comfortable USF1 to the bundled barbed wire mouthful U.S. Grand Prix Engineering. Formula 1 logo on FIA flag. Photo by xpb.cc. Conflict over use of F1 takes...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Andretti Autosport adds Anderson to VP position

Andretti Autosport adds Anderson to VP position

TOM ANDERSON JOINS ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT AS PART OF NEW SENIOR MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2009) - Andretti Autosport announced today it has hired motorsports industry veteran Tom Anderson, and defined the operational...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Services for David Poole announced

Services for David Poole announced

Viewing, Funeral Services and Favorite Cause Information for David Poole The family of David Poole will receive friends Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at McLean Funeral Home, 700 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, N.C. Services are Thursday...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

GRIFFIN STEPS DOWN FROM INDY RACING LEAGUE INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2009) - Indy Racing League Vice President of Public Relations John Griffin has submitted his resignation, effective Dec. 18. "John has been a valued part of our organization and...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
IMS Centennial Era Gala notes 2009-03-02

IMS Centennial Era Gala notes 2009-03-02

CENTENNIAL ERA GALA NOTES, QUOTES Plenty of star power during celebration of 100 years of racing at IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, March 2, 2009 -- Nineteen of the 27 living Indianapolis 500 winners attended the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Centennial...

RRDC honors Jim Downing with Akin award

RRDC honors Jim Downing with Akin award

JIM DOWNING RECEIVES 2008 BOB AKIN AWARD FROM ROAD RACING DRIVERS CLUB DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2009) - Jim Downing, a five-time IMSA championship, owner of Downing/Atlanta Racing, and principal in the development of the HANS Device, was...

Quotes on the death of Larry Miller

Quotes on the death of Larry Miller

Quotes Regarding Larry H. Miller's Passing Jon M. Huntsman Jr. (Governor, State of Utah) "Every citizen in our state feels a little empty today. Larry was Utah and Utah was Larry. He inspired many and served countless. We all have been...

TrackMagic Racing Karts news 2009-01-30

TrackMagic Racing Karts news 2009-01-30

TrackMagic Racing Karts: New Owner and New Focus for an Iconic American Karting Brand San Francisco, California - January 30, 2009 - TrackMagic Racing Karts announces new ownership and focus on innovation, performance and growing the sport of...

Robin Brundle announced as Lola Cars MD

Robin Brundle announced as Lola Cars MD

Robin Brundle announced as Managing Director of Lola Cars International Limited Lola Group Executive Chairman, Martin Birrane, has today announced the appointment of Robin Brundle as Managing Director of Lola Cars International, the Huntingdon...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
RCC opens Richard Petty Education Center

RCC opens Richard Petty Education Center

ASHEBORO (July 21, 2009) - Randolph Community College opened its $1,750,000 Richard Petty Education Center today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and guests including Richard Petty; his wife Lynda; one of his daughters, Sharon; members of the RCC ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Adventures on Wheels news 2009-05-09

Adventures on Wheels news 2009-05-09

Patrick Rummerfield and Miller Motorsports Park Join Forces to Honor Wounded Veterans The first fully functional quadriplegic in the history of medicine and one of the most prominent venues for motorsports in the US join forces to give ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING SHAREHOLDERS SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO SPLIT OFF PROMOTIONS BUSINESS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2009) - The shareholders of Andretti Green Racing, Inc., Michael Andretti, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, announced today that...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
The Wheeler Company news 2009-03-31

The Wheeler Company news 2009-03-31

H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler and The Wheeler Company Sign Young Race Car Driver Jordan Anderson as Client; Driver Endorsement a First for Wheeler and His Company CHARLOTTE, N.C. - March 26, 2009 - The Wheeler Company, founded by promotions legend and ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Lyn St. James announces Need for Speed experience

Lyn St. James announces Need for Speed experience

Lyn St. James Launches "Need for Speed" Experience For Women Only High Performance Driving Combined with Physical, Mental and Life Skills Coaching Phoenix, AZ (February 17, 2009) -- Auto racing legend Lyn St. James today announced the ...

Future IndyCar engine development talks continue

Future IndyCar engine development talks continue

Discussions press on as IndyCar series officials and manufacturer representatives look to develop their new engine formula for the 2011 season. Five manufacturers - Honda Performance Development, Audi, Fiat Powertrain Technologies, Porsche and ...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
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 ...

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, ...

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...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
Winter's joins Indianapolis Motor Speedway staff

Winter's joins Indianapolis Motor Speedway staff

WINTER NAMED CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER Experienced executive to lead New Media, other departments in new role INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 -- Rhonda Winter was named as chief information officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a new...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Texas Motor Speedway promotions 2009-02-09

Texas Motor Speedway promotions 2009-02-09

TMS Promotes Four Department Heads To Level Of Vice President: Nelson (Events), Stolley (Development/Operations), Camper (Sales/Marketing) And Zizzo (Media Relations) Earn New Titles FORT WORTH, Texas (February 9, 2009): Texas Motor Speedway ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
McLaren Mercedes launches Living the Dream collection

McLaren Mercedes launches Living the Dream collection

Pit-stop press! M&S launches 'Living the Dream' boyswear collection This week Marks & Spencer brought all the glamour, excitement and high-octane thrill of motor-racing to London. Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen were at M&S Marble Arch to...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix postponed for 2010

Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix postponed for 2010

DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX POSTPONED FOR 2010 DETROIT, Mich. (July 31, 2009) -- Continuing to remain hopeful about the future of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, officials confirmed today that the event will be postponed for the 2010 ...