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Mon 10 Mar 2014
NASCAR Statement on the Passing of William Clay Ford Sr.

NASCAR Statement on the Passing of William Clay Ford Sr.

Brian France, NASCAR Chairman and CEO: “He was a worthy successor not only to a great company but also a legacy – and he served both exceptionally well."

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Tom Carnegie, IMS announcer, dies

Tom Carnegie, IMS announcer, dies

LEGENDARY IMS ANNOUNCER CARNEGIE DIES AT 91 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 - The mighty, thundering voice of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been silenced. Tom Carnegie, the legendary chief announcer for the IMS Public Address system for...

Mon 01 Nov 2010
Phoenix Int'l Raceway on death of Jim Hunter

Phoenix Int'l Raceway on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber on the passing of NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter "Jim Hunter embodied NASCAR. As a sports writer, as track president at Darlington and as the leader of NASCAR Public ...

Martinsville Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Martinsville Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Martinsville Speedway President W. Clay Campbell on the passing of NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter "Jim Hunter lived a life most people could only dream about. He loved what he did and he loved NASCAR and the people within it. He...

Jim Hunter services announced

Jim Hunter services announced

Services For Jim Hunter WHAT: Services to celebrate the life of NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter SCHEDULE: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 5-7 p.m. - Visitation at Darlington Raceway. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m. -...

Sun 31 Oct 2010
NASCAR Home Tracks on death of Jim Hunter

NASCAR Home Tracks on death of Jim Hunter

Celebrating Jim Hunter Impact on short-track racing carries on in lives he touched October 30, 2010 - Jim Hunter's influence was felt throughout NASCAR, from the Sprint Cup drivers he counseled and the media he befriended. His biggest footprint...

NASCAR Hall of Fame on death of Jim Hunter

NASCAR Hall of Fame on death of Jim Hunter

Statement Regarding the Passing of NASCAR Executive Jim Hunter CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2010) -- NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter passed away Friday, Oct. 29 at the age of 71. Hunter's career in motorsports spanned...

GM Racing statement on death of Jim Hunter

GM Racing statement on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Chevrolet on the Passing of NASCAR's Jim Hunter DETROIT (Oct. 30, 2010) -- Responding to the loss of NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter, the following statement is issued by Jim Campbell, GM U.S. Vice...

Int'l Speedway Corporation on death of Jim Hunter

Int'l Speedway Corporation on death of Jim Hunter

The following statement can be attributed to International Speedway Corporation Chief Executive Officer Lesa France Kennedy: "We are incredibly saddened by the loss of our very dear friend and legendary NASCAR executive Jim Hunter. Throughout...

Darlington Raceway on death of Jim Hunter

Darlington Raceway on death of Jim Hunter

Former Darlington Raceway President Jim Hunter Passes Away 10/30/2010 DARLINGTON, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2010) -- Father, grandfather, NASCAR executive, race promoter, author and former Darlington Raceway President James H. Hunter has passed away. He...

Kansas Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Kansas Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Kansas Speedway Development Corporation President Jeff Boerger on the passing of NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter "I am saddened by the news of the passing of Jim Hunter. He was an icon in the sport of NASCAR starting with his...

Dodge Motorsports on death of Jim Hunter

Dodge Motorsports on death of Jim Hunter

Statement From Dodge's Ralph Gilles On Death Of NASCAR's Jim Hunter AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Oct. 30, 2010) -- Responding to the death of NASCAR Vice President of Communications Jim Hunter, Dodge President and CEO Ralph Gilles has issued the...

Talladega Superspeedway on death of Jim Hunter

Talladega Superspeedway on death of Jim Hunter

Talladega (Ala.) SuperspeedwayTalladega Superspeedway Chairman and ISC VP of Special Projects Grant Lynch Statement on the Passing of NASCAR VP of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter: "The past few weeks have been some of the saddest I can ...

Jack Roush on death of Jim Hunter

Jack Roush on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Jack Roush on the passing of Jim Hunter "The entire NASCAR community is mourning the passing of Jim Hunter. As a new team owner from the outside joining NASCAR in 1988, I was welcomed and befriended by Jim and his wife Ann in the...

Richmond Int'l Raceway on death of Jim Hunter

Richmond Int'l Raceway on death of Jim Hunter

Richmond International Raceway President Doug Fritz on the Passing of NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter: I am deeply saddened by the passing of Jim Hunter. His family and friends, the entire NASCAR community and all of...

Fontana Auto Club Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Fontana Auto Club Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY PRESIDENT GILLIAN ZUCK ON THE PASSING OF NASCAR VICE PRESIDENT JIM HUNTER "Jim Hunter was the epitome of all that is meaningful about NASCAR. He set a standard for professionalism in the garage and in life. We will miss him as...

Tony Stewart on death of Jim Hunter

Tony Stewart on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Tony Stewart Regarding the Passing of NASCAR's Jim Hunter TALLADEGA, Ala., (Oct. 30, 2010) -- Below is a statement from Tony Stewart, two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver/owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, on the ...

Homestead-Miami Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Homestead-Miami Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matt Becherer on the passing of NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter Jim Hunter personified NASCAR to a greater extent than anyone I have met in the sport. Going to work for Jim at Darlington was ...

Richard Petty on death of Jim Hunter

Richard Petty on death of Jim Hunter

Statement From Richard Petty Regarding The Passing of Jim Hunter Concord, N.C. (October 30, 2010) - "Last night the sport lost an important family member," said NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. "Jim was a good friend not only to me but to so...

Watkins Glenn Int'l on death of Jim Hunter

Watkins Glenn Int'l on death of Jim Hunter

Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup Statement Regarding the Passing of Jim Hunter, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications "Jim Hunter was a great friend and mentor to me and I will truly miss him. He was...

Daytona Int'l Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Daytona Int'l Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Statement from Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III on the passing of NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter "I am saddened by the news of the passing of Jim Hunter. Jim was a pioneer and a builder of the sport of NASCAR. From...

Michigan Int'l Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Michigan Int'l Speedway on death of Jim Hunter

Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis Statement on the Passing of NASCAR Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter: "I will miss Jim Hunter. He was instrumental in helping me with my career when he was...

NASCAR's Jim Hunter dies at 71

NASCAR's Jim Hunter dies at 71

Legendary NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter Dies Hunter Served Sport For More Than 40 Years As Journalist, Promoter And Executive DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2010) -- NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter, whose career in...

Sun 17 Oct 2010
NASCAR statement on death of BMS president Byrd

NASCAR statement on death of BMS president Byrd

NASCAR Statement On The Passing Of Bristol Motor Speedway President Jeff Byrd October 17, 2010 - The NASCAR family is saddened by the loss of Bristol Motor Speedway President Jeff Byrd. Jeff was dedicated to his family and promoting the sport.

Bristol's president Jeff Byrd dies at 60

Bristol's president Jeff Byrd dies at 60

Official Statement Regarding Jeff Byrd Sunday, October 17, 2010 - Jeff Byrd, Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway President and General Manager, passed away today following a lengthy illness. He was 60. The dynamic Byrd, one of the most...

Sat 31 Jul 2010
NASCAR tribute to Norm Froscher

NASCAR tribute to Norm Froscher

Don't Worry Norm, You Won't Be Forgotten By H.A. Branham NASCAR Public Relations For most of the previous decade, the calls would come regularly from Norm Froscher. Long retired from the Gainesville Sun, Norm was still working as a freelance...

Tue 22 Jun 2010
Glen Wood remembers Raymond Park

Glen Wood remembers Raymond Park

Glen Wood Remembers Raymond Parks and a First-Class Car Glen Wood, founder of the Wood Brothers racing team, has seen a lot of race team owners come and go in his years in NASCAR, but few impressed him as much as Raymond Parks of Atlanta, the ...

Mon 21 Jun 2010
Raymond Parks, first champion owner, dies

Raymond Parks, first champion owner, dies

Raymond Parks, First Championship Winning Car Owner, Passes Away At Age 96 June 20, 2010 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 20, 2010) -- Raymond Parks, NASCAR's first championship winning owner, passed away Sunday morning in his Atlanta, Ga. home. He...

Tue 15 Jun 2010
Les Richter memorial services announced

Les Richter memorial services announced

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS SCHEDULED FOR MOTORSPORTS LEGEND LES RICHTER Funeral arrangements for motorsports legend Les "Coach" Richter will take place in Riverside, Calif. beginning Wednesday, June 16 with a public viewing at Acheson and Graham...

Mon 14 Jun 2010
Les Richter: 1930-2010

Les Richter: 1930-2010

Former Los Angeles Ram's star Les Richter passed away on Friday, June 11, 2010. Richter became a key player after his football career in auto racing on the West Coast. He was 79 at the time of his death. His National Football League career...

Richard Childress on death of Les Richter

Richard Childress on death of Les Richter

Richard Childress Statement Regarding the Passing of Les Richter BROOKLYN, Michigan (June 13, 2010) -- The following is a statement from Richard Childress regarding the passing of long-time NASCAR executive Les Richter: "The first time I met...

Sun 13 Jun 2010
NASCAR remembers Les Richter

NASCAR remembers Les Richter

Former NASCAR Vice President, NFL Star Les Richter Passes Away At Age Of 79 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 12, 2010) -- Les Richter, who achieved extraordinary success in both a NASCAR executive and a National Football League defensive star, died ...