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Mon 24 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Newman CARA Charities Christmas Ornament

CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Newman CARA Charities Christmas Ornament

December 17, 2001- Indianapolis, Indiana - The 2001 CARA Charities Christmas Ornament, designed this year by actor and CART Champ Car team owner Paul Newman, is still available and ready for shipment before Christmas, but last minute shoppers...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Kuzzins Kustoms joins Shane Lewis' helmet design

Kuzzins Kustoms joins Shane Lewis' helmet design

JUPITER, Fla., Monday, December 17, 2001 -- Bill Cousins has added his company, Kuzzins Kustoms, as a backer of the helmet design contest created by Shane Lewis, TheRaceSite.com and Stand 21 to celebrate the 50th annual Mobil1 12 Hours at Sebring,...

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 07 Aug 2001
Life is

Life is "the pits" for Nashville hemophilia patient

[NASHVILLE, TN] Through Aventis Behring's Victory Lane Kids program, Nashville resident Shawn Caplinger will have the race fan's chance of a lifetime...he will be able to experience the thrill of NASCAR racing from the fast-paced pit of the ...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
Tremblant GP beneficiary named

Tremblant GP beneficiary named

Skiers to tackle the mountain in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation MONT TREMBLANT, Québec (October 18, 2001) - Tremblant announced today that funds raised at its upcoming Grand Prix 24h de Tremblant will benefit the work of the...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Marlin, Chip Ganassi Racing, Target special auction

Marlin, Chip Ganassi Racing, Target special auction

Marlin Fire Suit Up For Auction Chip Ganassi Racing to auction off race-worn Target fire suit on Ebay Mooresville, N.C. (November 21, 2001)& ...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Chip Ganassi Racing donates $2,550 to charity

Chip Ganassi Racing donates $2,550 to charity

Mooresville, N.C. (December 5, 2001) - Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Target Stores will donate $2,550 to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The fire suit Sterling Marlin wore during the Aug. 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series' ...

Thu 04 Oct 2001
IRL: Treadway-Hubbard Racing to aid victims

IRL: Treadway-Hubbard Racing to aid victims

Indianapolis, IN: Treadway-Hubbard Racing will donate $10 to the American Red Cross for every race lap completed by the Treadway-Hubbard Racing entries driven by Indy Racing League Rookie of the Year, Felipe Giaffone, and teammate, Rick Treadway,...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Thu 16 Aug 2001
Kittleson continues to support missing children

Kittleson continues to support missing children

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (August 12, 2001) - American Speed Association rookie Travis Kittleson will once again help in the search for a missing youth when the ASA ACDelco Series travels to Oregon, Wis. for the Wisconsin 300 on August 17th at the ...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
US GP auction final update

US GP auction final update

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 12, 2001 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway's USGP charity auctions ended over the weekend, with bids totaling $187,356 for the 22 auctions featuring Formula One driver safety equipment. Most of the 10-day...

Tue 15 May 2001
RACE: Houston Region raises money for Spina Bifida Kids

RACE: Houston Region raises money for Spina Bifida Kids

Sports Car Club of America Houston Region Local Race Drivers Raise Money for Spina Bifida Kids Monday, May 14, 2001 (Houston, Texas, USA): Sports Car Club of America - Houston Region members will visit with spina bifida kids and their ...

Wed 01 Aug 2001
Oswego Speedway's Make-A-Wish Fundation Fundraiser/Silent Auction

Oswego Speedway's Make-A-Wish Fundation Fundraiser/Silent Auction

August 10-11 Make-A-Wish Fundraiser® at Oswego Speedway taking shape Oswego, NY - Mark and Donna VanLuven, along with other volunteers, are finanlizing the upcoming Make-A-Wish fundraiser on August 10-11 at the Oswego Speedway. The VanLuven's...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
IRL: Racing For Kids, Buhl, Firestone news

IRL: Racing For Kids, Buhl, Firestone news

Racing For Kids® Gets Financial Shot From Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 18, 2001) - Nashville-based Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. announced today a $25,000 contribution from the Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund to...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
BMW, Komen Breast Cancer Foundation ultimate drive update

BMW, Komen Breast Cancer Foundation ultimate drive update

BMW and The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Celebrate the 500,000th Mile of The Ultimate Drive In Naperville, Illinois WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 16,750 people have test driven BMWs in 124 cities across the...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
Quartermile Charities to donate proceeds to Race to Read

Quartermile Charities to donate proceeds to Race to Read

Quartermile Charities, which owns and operates the track side apparel trailer for Jeg's Mail Order, will donate the proceeds from their sales at the NHRA Mopar Mile-High Nationals to Race to Read. "We have been involved with the Bandimere family...

Thu 07 Jun 2001
Celebrity Team Challenge Set for Detroit

Celebrity Team Challenge Set for Detroit

DETROIT (June 6, 2001) -- Two-dozen Hollywood stars and distinguished citizens of Detroit will race in the Celebrity Team Challenge to raise funds for the Police Athletic League (PAL) to support inner-city children. The event is part of The ...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
CARA Indy Shop Tour postponed

CARA Indy Shop Tour postponed

Inaugural CARA Charities Indy Shop Tour Postponed Until 2002 Cancellation Strictly A "Business Decision" To Better Prepare For Next Year Sept. 21, 2001- Indianapolis, Indiana - Citing the lack of available time for additional planning and ...

Fri 31 Aug 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Inaugural CARA Charities Indy Shop Tour set

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Inaugural CARA Charities Indy Shop Tour set

August 28, 2001- Indianapolis, Indiana - A new event in the 20th anniversary celebration season of CARA Charities, the inaugural CARA Charities Indy Shop Tour, Thursday, Sept. 27, will showcase some of the top open-wheel auto racing facilities in...

Mon 25 Jun 2001
Kyle Petty Charity Ride first day report

Kyle Petty Charity Ride first day report

NOTES & QUOTES - DAY ONE MEMPHIS PREVIEW: The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America rolled into Memphis a week before its anticipated arrival on Friday, June 29, but this time on four wheels instead of two. Scott Kuhn, a general mechanic for...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Literature Faire and Exchange at Irwindale Speedway

Literature Faire and Exchange at Irwindale Speedway

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY - The 19th Annual Literature Faire & Exchange is set for Sunday June 24 at Irwindale Speedway. A wide array of private vendors will have automotive literature, books, magazines, posters, programs, photos, brochures, memorabilia,...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Kyle Petty Charity Ride day four

Kyle Petty Charity Ride day four

Kyle Petty, founder of the Sprint / Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America is scheduled to join NBC's TODAY SHOW tomorrow (Friday morning) June 29th, 2001 at 9:30 a.m. (EST). Petty will appear live via satellite from the Ride's latest stop in ...

Sat 26 May 2001
IRL: Indy500: ALS benefits from Lacroix sponsorship

IRL: Indy500: ALS benefits from Lacroix sponsorship

Encino, CA - In an unprecedented gesture to honor those affected by ALS, (more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease), Maurice Lacroix Swiss Watches has donated its sponsorship in this Sunday's Indianapolis 500 to The ALS Association. This...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Martinsville Speedway Children's Foundation formed

Martinsville Speedway Children's Foundation formed

Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell announced today the formation of the Martinsville Speedway Children's Foundation, a non-profit organization with the goal of "improving the lives of children in Martinsville and Henry County, ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
BAR Honda medals at ski event

BAR Honda medals at ski event

The inaugural Grand Prix de Tremblant ski event ended today under ideal conditions. A Swiss team from Les Portes du Soleil won while Jacques Villeneuve's Team 69. (Villeneuve, BAR test driver Patrick Lemarier and three European skiers) came in ...

Fri 15 Jun 2001
Cinjo Racing joins with Childrens Charity in Detroit

Cinjo Racing joins with Childrens Charity in Detroit

Clinton Twp., Mich., Cinjo Racing will carry the Promise Village: Home for Children colors for the June 16 Detroit Grand Prix weekend Promise Village: Home for Children provides a caring residential treatment program for hurting youngsters and...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
Fans can design Lewis' helmet for Sebring 2002

Fans can design Lewis' helmet for Sebring 2002

Unique Sebring Celebration For Lewis JUPITER, Fla., Monday, November 12, 2001 -- Shane Lewis, TheRaceSite.com and Stand 21 are putting out the call to all aspiring artists and race fans to design the paint scheme that will adorn Lewis' helmet in...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
SCC: Motorsports Technologies teams with cancer program

SCC: Motorsports Technologies teams with cancer program

Motorsports Technologies Teams Up With Florida Hospital Cancer Institute for Grand-Am Finale DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2001) -- One of the top teams in the Grand-Am Cup Street Stock Series will be sporting a new paint scheme at the Grand-Am...

Sat 08 Sep 2001
Team Monte Carlo Richmond Golf Cart Race news

Team Monte Carlo Richmond Golf Cart Race news

Comments on Monte Carlo 400 press conference featuring Looney Tunes characters and Winston Cup drivers in a golf cart race: Mike Skinner, paired with Yosemite Sam (winner): "Yosemite did it for me. He's the man. But we'll trade it (the win)...

Tue 30 Oct 2001
Proceeds from Ebay (USGP) auction benefit children

Proceeds from Ebay (USGP) auction benefit children

CHILDREN OF TRAGEDY VICTIMS TO BENEFIT FROM F1 AUCTIONS Driver helmets, suits to be auctioned on eBay to help terrorist attack victims INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Oct. 29, 2001 - Auctions of Formula One driver suits and helmets - all but one used by...

Tue 02 Oct 2001
Chris Francis Memorial benefilt

Chris Francis Memorial benefilt

(Ashland, KY - October 1, 2001) The first of two silent auctions for the Chris Francis Memorial Drivers and Crewman's Benevolence Fund is set for this weekend (October 5) at the Rock/Allegany County Speedway. The silent auction at Allegany ...

Fri 31 Aug 2001
Racing For the Rainbow Laguna Seca special news

Racing For the Rainbow Laguna Seca special news

Be a VIP at Laguna: Watch the Race from a Helicopter Special Event An opportunity of a lifetime: Be a VIP at Laguna Seca: Watch the Race from a Helicopter's view while benefiting the "We Can Make A Difference Foundation", This year at Laguna...

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...

Sat 29 Sep 2001
Micheal Lewis, sponsor contribute to relief fund

Micheal Lewis, sponsor contribute to relief fund

Fairfield, NJ (September 27, 2001) - AmeriSuites, the "Preferred Hotel of the Trans-Am Series" and Title Sponsor of the "AmeriSuites Rookie-of-the-Year" Award announced today that the growing hotel chain will donate $100.00 for every lap completed...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
Victory Lane Kids and L&R Motorsports Loudon news

Victory Lane Kids and L&R Motorsports Loudon news

Program Puts Children In NASCAR's Victory Lane Victory Lane Kids" Event to be Held at New Hampshire International Speedway [LOUDON, NH] Victory Lane Kids is providing children who have life-threatening illnesses the chance to experience the...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Home Depot Racing Toys for Tots report

Home Depot Racing Toys for Tots report

Toys for Tots Drives Home to Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga., (Nov. 16, 2001) - On Oct. 21 in the EA SPORTS 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Tony Stewart drove to strong second-place finish in a Home Depot Pontiac that carried a special Coca-Cola...