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Thu 12 Jul 2001
Jaguar Racing and HSBC renew sponsorship

Jaguar Racing and HSBC renew sponsorship

HSBC Renews Principal Sponsorship Of Jaguar Racing London, Tuesday 10th July 2001, 11:15 BST: HSBC Holdings plc has renewed its sponsorship of, Jaguar Racing, until the end of the 2004 season. HSBC, Jaguar Racing's principal sponsor, began ...

Jost Capito to lead Ford SVE

Jost Capito to lead Ford SVE

Cologne, Germany, 9 July, 2001 -- Jost Capito, former COO of the Swiss-based Formula 1 team Red Bull Sauber Petronas, will join Ford of Europe as Director Special Vehicle Engineering (SVE) -- Ford's UK-based specialist engineering division - from...

Tue 01 May 2001
BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

By Nancy Schilke - motorsport.com April 7 - SMD Motorsports, Ford Motor Company, and International Engine Group (Navistar) launched the Excursion at the Best-in-the-Desert (BITD) 'Terrible Town 250' event. The event is part of the BITD 'Silver...

Sat 11 Aug 2001
RACE: ProVee: Valvoline/ARC Specialties to sponsor FV race group at Runoffs

RACE: ProVee: Valvoline/ARC Specialties to sponsor FV race group at Runoffs

Valvoline ProVee Series /ARC Specialties Post Contingency for Runoffs® Formula Vee ProVee Promotions and ARC Specialties have announced their sponsorship of the Formula Vee race group at the Sports Car Club of America's (SCCA) 2001 Valvoline ...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
L&R Motorsports brings Aventis BioServices onboard

L&R Motorsports brings Aventis BioServices onboard

L&R Motorsports Expands On Sponsorship Aventis BioServices to Sub for Sister Company At Kentucky Speedway [SPARTA, KY] NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver Lance Norick's cheering section will be a little larger than normal this week. Nearly 450...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE Autocross event results

Formula SAE Autocross event results

Formula SAE is just one of the programs in the SAE Collegiate Design Series. SAE, The Engineering Society For Advancing Mobility in Land Sea Air and Space, started the Collegiate Design Sereies competitions as a learning tool for engineering ...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Goodyear introduces new tire lineup

Goodyear introduces new tire lineup

GOODYEAR INTRODUCES ITS 26.0X10.0-15 IMPORT DRAG TIRE LINEUP After a year of development and track testing, Goodyear is proud to unveil its brand new lineup of 26.0x10.0-15 Import drag tires. These slicks, developed specifically for the...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BITD: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: BFGoodrich, Toyota, Groff Motorsports off-road racing campaign

BFGoodrich Tires Joins Former Indianapolis 500 Drivers Mike and Robbie Groff for 2002 Desert Racing Campaign -- Broad Industry Support For New Class 1 Unlimited Effort -- NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Developed as an exciting new entry into the sport...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE Presentation event results

Formula SAE Presentation event results

Formula SAE is just one of the programs in the SAE Collegiate Design Series. SAE, The Engineering Society For Advancing Mobility in Land Sea Air and Space, started the Collegiate Design Sereies competitions as a learning tool for engineering ...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
GM, ASA ink four year deal

GM, ASA ink four year deal

IRWINDALE, Calif. (March 13, 2001) -- General Motors and the American Speed Association (ASA) have entered into a new four-year agreement, announced GM and ASA officials today in conjunction with the tires.com 300 Presented by BF Goodrich Tires at...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
Texas Victory Lane Club open house

Texas Victory Lane Club open house

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (January 13, 2001) - Hundreds of fans strolled through the all-new Texas Motor Speedway Victory Lane Club on Saturday picking out seats for the 2001 racing season. It was the first chance for fans to see the newest choice in ...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Target, Spencer joins Ganassi Racing 2002

Target, Spencer joins Ganassi Racing 2002

ATLANTA (November 16, 2001) -- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that Target Stores will serve as primary sponsor of the No. 41 Dodge Intrepid R/T in the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series, and NASCAR veteran Jimmy Spencer will ...

Thu 05 Jul 2001
United Arab Emirates announces new circuit

United Arab Emirates announces new circuit

RACE CIRCUIT: Sharjah - UAE RACE DATES: December 2002 (Subject to FIA approval) The Government of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates, has announced that it is preparing to host the first major motor racing circuit-based event to take place in...

Sat 03 Feb 2001
Indianapolis Speedway, Hat World form partnership

Indianapolis Speedway, Hat World form partnership

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Feb. 2, 2001 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Hat World, one of the nation’s largest specialty athletic headwear retailers, to make the company the supplier of headwear for all...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
Sears Point distributes nearly $175,000

Sears Point distributes nearly $175,000

Speedway Children's Charities Distributes More Than $172,000 to County Youth Groups SONOMA, Calif. - Sonoma County youth organizations will receive donations totaling more than $172,000 in the coming weeks from the Sears Point Raceway chapter of...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
TNN expands television coverage

TNN expands television coverage

NASHVILLE, TN (January 15) -- TNN: The National Network, the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series' television home, is expanding its commitment to live sprint car racing programming by providing live coverage of three more events in 2001. The ...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement on Red Bull sponsorship

Statement From Eddie Cheever Jr. About Red Bull Sponsorship For 2002 Indianapolis, Ind. (October 23, 2001) A statement from Cheever Indy Racing owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. about recent OrangeArrows announcement that stated Red Bull would...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
Powerade new NHRA series sponsor

Powerade new NHRA series sponsor

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2001) -- The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and The Coca-Cola Company's POWERADE brand today announced a five-year, multi-tiered agreement naming POWERADE as the title sponsor of the NHRA's prestigious 23-race...

Wed 30 May 2001
Britney Spears named Grand Marshal for 43rd Pepsi 400

Britney Spears named Grand Marshal for 43rd Pepsi 400

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (May 30, 2001) -- Britney Spears will serve as grand marshal for the 43rd annual Pepsi 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series race on Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m. at Daytona International Speedway. Spears will give the command to start...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Carnival City 400 - Off Road Expo (fwd)

Carnival City 400 - Off Road Expo (fwd)

CARNIVAL CITY OFF-ROAD EXPO COULD BECOME ANNUAL AFFAIR The Off-Road Expo that will form part of the Carnival City 400, the final MSA Off Road Car Championship event of the year on November 16 and 17, could become an annual affair. The Off-Road...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Sat 07 Jul 2001
Truck Outfitters sponsors Pritchett Racing Team

Truck Outfitters sponsors Pritchett Racing Team

PITTSBURGH--(AutomotiveWire)--July 6, 2001--Truck Outfitters has signed a sponsorship agreement with NHRA Competition Eliminator Driver and pro stock truck engine builder, Larry Pritchett for the 2001 racing season. Pritchett, a racing veteran,...

Mon 29 Oct 2001
Vision Entertainment joins sales and marketing team

Vision Entertainment joins sales and marketing team

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (October 29, 2001) -- The Sports Car Club of America, Inc. and SCCA Pro Racing Ltd. have named Vision Entertainment to its sales and marketing services force. Vision Entertainment, of Laguna Beach,...

Tue 22 May 2001
IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

IRL: Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp named Indy Racing spokeswoman

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 20, 2001 - Indiana's Elaine Irwin-Mellencamp has been named an Indy Racing League spokeswoman, league officials announced May 20. Irwin-Mellencamp is the wife of music legend and Indiana-born John Mellencamp. She will...