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Tue 20 Dec 2005
Wed 08 Jun 2005
Larry Carrier death notice

Larry Carrier death notice

Carrier Family announces the passing of Larry Carrier The family of Larry Carrier sadly announces the passing of Mr. Larry Carrier, of Bluff City, TN who died peacefully, with wife Shirley by his side, on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2005. Larry...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Maury Kraines passed away

Maurice H. Kraines, the founder of Kraco Enterprises, passed away on November 29, 2005 in Rancho Mirage, California. Kraines was a successful businessman who opened the doors to Kraco Enterprises in 1954 at the age of 34 and never looked ...

Thu 03 Feb 2005
NHRA driver Kenny Koretsky buys his sponsor

NHRA driver Kenny Koretsky buys his sponsor

Kenny Koretsky Purchases Nitro Fish Wear Apparel Company and Trademark RICHBORO, Pa., Feb. 1, 2005 - Entrepreneur Kenny Koretsky announced Tuesday the purchase of Nitro Fish Wear, the company that sponsors his NHRA Pro Stock race team. "I may...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
Richard Sloop named Credential Manager

Richard Sloop named Credential Manager

Motorsport.com, Inc [http://www.motorsport.com] is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Credential Manager. Richard Sloop will take on the responsibility of not only coordinating with the race track venues, he will also be the main...

Fri 11 Feb 2005
Texas Motor Speedway adds Zizzo to staff

Texas Motor Speedway adds Zizzo to staff

Zizzo Named Public Relations Director at Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Feb. 9, 2005) -- Mike Zizzo, one of motor racing's top media relations professionals, has been named Director of Public Relations for Texas Motor ...

Tue 10 May 2005
Indy 500 history on DVD

Indy 500 history on DVD

DVD Review - No CRs - What Happened? "Indianapolis 500: The Legacy Series," Just in Time for May What better way to kick off the month of May than with seven hours of video from the Brickyard? The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is arguably the...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Daytona International Speedway names Senior Director & Marketing

Daytona International Speedway names Senior Director & Marketing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2002) -- Gary Usina, who has served as International Speedway Corporation's (ISC) Sr. Director of Marketing Partnerships for the past year, has been named Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at Daytona...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Bekaert Sorevi to expand U.S. operations

Bekaert Sorevi to expand U.S. operations

The Performance Racing Industry trade show took place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis December 9-11, attracting racers and motorsports manufacturers from around the globe. The world's largest trade show for professional racers has...

Tue 31 May 2005
AARWBA hands out awards

AARWBA hands out awards

France family Newsmakers of half-century; Motorsport.com aces journalism awards Culled from a list of 50 outstanding contributors to the sport of racing, the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association narrowed the choices for ...

Fri 02 Sep 2005
New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

New Zealand's Ian Gamble tribute

IAN MERVYN GAMBLE 1942-2005 AN APPRECIATION Ian Gamble helped change the face of motorsport - here and overseas. Ian, 63, lost a long battle with cancer early on Wednesday morning August 31. He will be remembered as a man of action who...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Earnhardt Jr, Schrader purchase race track

Earnhardt Jr, Schrader purchase race track

NASCAR STARS DALE EARNHARDT, JR., AND KEN SCHRADER USHER IN A NEW ERA AT PADUCAH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PADUCAH, KY (November 26, 2005) -- NASCAR Nextel Cup racers Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and Ken Schrader along with well known Midwestern promoter...

Thu 28 Apr 2005
Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Motorsports reporter Joe Dowdall died

Award-winning Detroit Motorsports Reporter and Longtime Friend of MIS Joe Dowdall Dies of Cancer BROOKLYN, Mich. - Award-winning Detroit motorsports reporter and longtime friend of Michigan International Speedway, Joe Dowdall, passed away of ...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
New track development - Oregon Raceway Park

New track development - Oregon Raceway Park

Racetrack nears for Sherman Co. site Motorcourse set for Grass Valley Indianapolis, Daytona, Nurburgring, Watkins Glenn, Monte Carlo, and ... Grass Valley? Right now, 436 acres of Sherman County wheatfield are poised to become a new...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
Mark Kent to lead GM Racing

Mark Kent to lead GM Racing

New GM Racing Head Appointed Mark Kent named director of GM Racing DETROIT - General Motors has named Mark Kent its new director of racing. Kent will oversee engineering and marketing activities for all of GM's motorsports programs, including ...

Sat 06 Aug 2005
Women in winners circleHeadline

Women in winners circle

Has anyone in major motorsport done more to advance the careers of women racers than Lyn St James? The former Indianapolis 500 combatant and sports car driving standout has made it her goal to see a more feminine look to grids, pit roads and ...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
California Speedway adds new partner

California Speedway adds new partner

MORONGO CASINO, RESORT AND SPA BECOMES OFFICIAL PARTNER OF CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY FONTANA, Calif. (April 3, 2005) --- California Speedway welcomes Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa as a new corporate sponsor during the 2005 racing season. The ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Chris Kouri joins Lowe's Motor Speedway staff

Chris Kouri joins Lowe's Motor Speedway staff

Chris Kouri Joins Lowe's Motor Speedway As Director of Governmental Relations and General Counsel CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 23, 2005) - Chris Kouri, a Charlotte attorney whose 2002 campaign for Congress garnered national attention, has joined Lowe's...

Thu 24 Feb 2005
High Rock International Raceway announced

High Rock International Raceway announced

DEVELOPERS SEEK COUNTY APPROVAL FOR ROAD RACE COURSE SALISBURY, NC (February 22, 2005) -- Property owner Dave Risdon and business partner Frank McGuire today announced plans to request from the Rowan County Board of Commissioners a conditional...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
GM Racing teleconference - Mark Kent

GM Racing teleconference - Mark Kent

Mark Kent answers media questions as new director of GM Racing MICHAEL GARDNER , MANAGER, MOTORSPORTS, HERITAGE AND PERFORMANCE COMMUNICATIONS "Mark is not a stranger to the motorsports scene. In the late eighties and early nineties he held ...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
Ilmor Engineering future secured

Ilmor Engineering future secured

PURCHASE OF SPECIAL PROJECTS GROUP DIVISION OF MERCEDES-ILMOR LTD. Mario Illien, Elizabeth Morgan, and Penske Racing of Delaware, Inc. plan to acquire the Mercedes-Ilmor Ltd. (Brixworth, UK) Special Projects Group by the end of June, 2005, as...

Tue 25 Jan 2005
South Georgia Motorsports Park promoter announced

South Georgia Motorsports Park promoter announced

Armstrong To Promote South Georgia Motorsports Park Cecil, GA - South Georgia Motorsports Park (SGMP) officials announced that veteran auto racing promoter Craig Armstrong will take the helm at the newly constructed motorsports facility on ...

Mon 06 Jun 2005
Milwaukee Mile Milton Peck Media Center dedicated

Milwaukee Mile Milton Peck Media Center dedicated

MILTON PECK MEDIA CENTER DEDICATED AT THE MILWAUKEE MILE MILWAUKEE (June 3, 2005) -- On The Milwaukee Mile's first weekend of the 2005 racing season, speedway general manager Gary Girard and Wisconsin State Fair Park Board Chairman Marty ...

Wed 15 Jun 2005
Healey Museum to be built at VIR

Healey Museum to be built at VIR

Healey Museum to be Built at VIR Alton, Va. (June 12) -- The Healey Museum, commemorating the life of Donald M. Healey and the production of his automobiles, was announced today at VIRginia International Raceway. The 20,000-sq.ft. museum ...