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Fri 12 Aug 2005
Gillis, Rummerfield seek record

Gillis, Rummerfield seek record

RUMMERFIELD, GILLIS: SPEED A TOOL AND RECOVERY IS THE GOAL CAMARILLO, Calif. (Aug. 12, 2005) -- Records are made to be broken. Pat Rummerfield and Gil Gillis are here to break them. Rummerfield will climb into a ...

Fri 21 Jan 2005
IRL: Charles T.

IRL: Charles T. "Charlie" Brookman died

Former USAC President, Businessman and IMS Radio Broadcaster: Brockman Dies at 77 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 -- Charles T. "Charlie" Brockman, former president of the United States Auto Club and longtime Indianapolis radio and ...

Wed 19 Jan 2005
Harry

Harry "Pike" Green passed away

Harry C. "Pike" Green, well known Northwest open wheel racecar driver and motorsports figure died in Mesa, AZ on the 12th of January. Born in Victoria, BC on July 8, 1923, Pike passed away early in the morning of January 12, 2005. A long haul...

Tue 30 Aug 2005
British Superbike rider fatality

British Superbike rider fatality

Tragic Cadwell accident claims the life of Chris Jones Teenager succumbs to injuries after British 125GP incident MotorSport Vision regrets to announce the death of British 125GP Championship rider Chris Jones after an accident during ...

Tue 11 Jan 2005
2005 USAC National Midget schedule

2005 USAC National Midget schedule

2005 USAC National Midget Car Series Schedule <pre> 1/29-30 Phoenix, AZ National/Western 5/7 Beaver Dam, WI 5/28 Indianapolis, IN (IRP) 6/17 Lima, OH Buckeye Nationals 6/18 Rossburg, OH ...

Mon 14 Mar 2005
RIR's president's mother dies

RIR's president's mother dies

RICHMOND, VA March 13, 2005- Dorothy Ann Fritz, mother of Richmond International Raceway president Doug Fritz, passed away yesterday morning from respiratory failure at the age of 75. Born in Columbia, PA, she resided in Burke, VA at the time of...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
DTC: 2005 final standings

DTC: 2005 final standings

<pre> Final championship positions - drivers: 1. Casper Elgaard Team Essex Invest BMW 320i E46 255 2. Jan Magnussen Team Den Blå Avis Toyota Corolla T-Sport 241 3. Jens...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Wayne Weiler dies at 70

Wayne Weiler dies at 70

TWO-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER WEILER DIES AT 70 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 14, 2005 -- Wayne Weiler, a lifelong cotton farmer from Phoenix who competed in the Indianapolis 500 in 1960 and 1961, passed away Oct. 13 due to an apparent heart ...

Sun 01 May 2005
BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-01

BTCC: Audi Motorsport newsletter 2005-05-01

Ingolstadt, 1 May 2005 Motorsport Newsletter 3/2005 DTM: Tom Kristensen shines with strong race performance Audi achieved the first podium result for the new A4 DTM at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz. In front of a crowd of 78,000 spectators, ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Kathleen Wheeler services set

Kathleen Wheeler services set

Services Set for Kathleen Wheeler CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2005) - A funeral service for Kathleen Wheeler, mother of H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway, and David Wheeler, the track's director of ...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
DTC: Ring Djursland round five results

DTC: Ring Djursland round five results

<pre> Result of race 1 -- Pre Final of round 5 of 9 -- Ring Djursland -- 15 laps of 1.752 kms: 1. Jan Magnussen Team Den Blå Avis Toyota Corolla T-Sport 16.53,065 2. John Nielsen Team Essex Invest BMW 320i E46...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
Dakar: KTM official statement on Meoni

Dakar: KTM official statement on Meoni

Dakar 2005: Death of Fabrizio Meoni Officiel statement from KTM, Mattighofen Fabrizio Meoni's fatal accident Fabrizio Meoni was in a serious crash during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally. Despite immediate medical attention, it was not...

Sun 09 Jan 2005
NZ V8TC: Caltex Racing round 3 preview

NZ V8TC: Caltex Racing round 3 preview

Caltex drivers keen to do their bit for Ford Caltex Racing New Zealand V8 Touring Car drivers Paul Pedersen and Angus Fogg head to Timaru tomorrow for the third round of the 2004/05 Parker ENZED New Zealand V8 Touring Car Championship...

Mon 08 Aug 2005
Pat Rummerfield to make world record attempt

Pat Rummerfield to make world record attempt

MOORPARK, Calif. -- Land Speed Record holder Pat Rummerfield, whose recovery from quadriplegia is rated as a modern medical miracle, is bounding down the speed record trail again. Rummerfield will drive a roadster in...

Sun 29 May 2005
Nurburgring: Qualifying, race results

Nurburgring: Qualifying, race results

<pre> Qualification Results Porsche Supercup Nurburgring, May 28, 2005 1. Christian Menzel (D) Tolimit Motorsport 2.03.099 2. Richard Lietz (A) Tolimit Motorsport 2.03.150 3. Patrick Huisman...

Sun 14 Aug 2005
CGR statement on Coo Coo Marlin

CGR statement on Coo Coo Marlin

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 14, 2005) --- Members of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates will begin racing festivities this morning at Watkins Glen International with heavy hearts as the driver of the No. 40 Coors Light Dodge, Sterling Marlin,...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Angola's former promoter Jim Amstutz died

Angola's former promoter Jim Amstutz died

God Speed Jim Amstutz.... Former Angola Motor Speedway Promoter, Jim Amstutz passed away Wednesday October 26 after a short battle with Cancer. Jim is very well known around the area for his voice especially with being the voice of most of the...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
AUS: Twin sisters race at Willowbank

AUS: Twin sisters race at Willowbank

Twins tuned for title tilt Twenty-one year-old identical twin sisters Kate and Diana Harker are testament to the adage that two heads are better than one, especially when it comes to properly preparing and racing a motorsports machine in the...

Sat 13 Aug 2005
Rummerfield, Xtreme Freedom Special Bonneville preview

Rummerfield, Xtreme Freedom Special Bonneville preview

THE XTREME FREEDOM SPECIAL: THIS THING IS DIFFERENT AZUSA, Calif. (Aug. 12, 2005) -- By any definition, the Xtreme Freedom Special is a different sort of automobile. A roadster, it is powered by a six-cylinder engine...

Fri 21 Jan 2005
DTC: New series sponsors announced

DTC: New series sponsors announced

Roulunds Braking and ACDelco new sponsors for DTC DTC A/S can today announce the conclusion of a contract with Roulunds Braking and ACDelco, who will be two of the corporate sponsors of the 2005 Danish Touringcar Championship. "It is a natural...

Tue 10 May 2005
Alvin Junior Shepherd passes away

Alvin Junior Shepherd passes away

INDY 500 STARTER SHEPHERD DIES AT 78 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 9, 2005 -- Alvin Junior "A.J." Shepherd, who drove in the 1961 Indianapolis 500, died May 8 in Miami, Okla. He was 78. Born in Chester, Okla., but living much of his life in ...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
NZ V8: Caltex Racing round 7 Sunday notes

NZ V8: Caltex Racing round 7 Sunday notes

FOGG GIVES CALTEX RACING TEAM SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT AT PUKEKOHE Multi-talented driver/engineer Angus Fogg gave the Caltex Racing Ford Falcon team something to celebrate at the final round of the 2004/05 Parker ENZED New Zealand V8 Touring...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
AMA Board Memeber Bush passed away

AMA Board Memeber Bush passed away

ROD BUSH, AMA BOARD MEMBER, DIES AT 50 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced that Rod Bush, president of KTM North America and a corporate member of the AMA Board of Directors, died the evening of ...

Thu 08 Dec 2005
CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

CHAMPCAR/CART: IMS statement on Kraines death

WINNING INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR ENTRANT KRAINES DIES AT 84 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 -- Maury Kraines, the winning Indianapolis 500 car entrant of 1992, died Nov. 29 of heart failure in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 84. Kraines, whose...