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Sat 25 Feb 2006
Kerry Tharp assigned to manage public relations

Kerry Tharp assigned to manage public relations

KERRY THARP ASSIGNED NASCAR COMPETITION PR ROLE Tharp will transfer from Licensing PR Daytona Beach, Fla. (Feb. 24, 2006) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Kerry Tharp will manage...

Sun 02 Jul 2006
Marcus Jadotte heads new Public Affairs team

Marcus Jadotte heads new Public Affairs team

MARCUS JADOTTE TO LEAD NEW NASCAR PUBLIC AFFAIRS TEAM NASCAR Public Relations Senior Manager moves on to new role DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 30, 2006) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Marcus ...

Sat 18 Nov 2006
Rolling Along: Is Hoosier back in NASCAR's fast lane?

Rolling Along: Is Hoosier back in NASCAR's fast lane?

An Oct. 5 system-wide strike by some 15,000 United Steelworkers union members at 16 Goodyear Tire and Rubber manufacturing plants might have provided Lakeville, Indiana-based Hoosier Tire and Rubber a chance to get rolling again in NASCAR's three...

Fri 17 Feb 2006
NASCAR restructures executive management team

NASCAR restructures executive management team

NASCAR RESTRUCTURES EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM Paul Brooks takes on additional responsibilities; Steve Phelps named CMO; Jim O'Connell hired as Vice President of Corporate Marketing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2006) -- National Association...

Sun 15 Oct 2006
IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCARHeadline

IRL: Hornish's racing future focused on NASCAR

Indy Racing League's 2006 IndyCar Series champion Sam Hornish, Jr. has his eyes set on NASCAR. Hornish will join the recent influx of openwheel racers to join the stock car ranks, with the goal to race in the top elite series: NASCAR Nextel ...

Sun 26 Feb 2006
Hmiel banned for life by NASCARHeadline

Hmiel banned for life by NASCAR

After failing a third substance abuse test, driver Shane Hmiel has been banned for life by the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. Hmiel was first suspended in 2003 for failing a random drug test; he completed a rehabilitation program...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
Montoya leaves F1 for NASCAR in 2007
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Montoya leaves F1 for NASCAR in 2007

In an unprecedented move, Juan Pablo Montoya is leaving Formula One for NASCAR in 2007. In a press conference this morning, Montoya announced he would be rejoining his former team owner, Chip Ganassi, behind the wheel of the Havoline Dodge for...

Fri 17 Nov 2006
2007 Miller Motorsports Park schedule announced

2007 Miller Motorsports Park schedule announced

MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK ADDS A NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL WEST RACE TO A FULL 2007 RACING SEASON TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (November 16, 2006) -- Miller Motorsports Park (MMP) today announced a 2007 schedule that is among the best in the United States and...

Sat 01 Jul 2006
Steve O'Donnell named VP of Racing Operations

Steve O'Donnell named VP of Racing Operations

NASCAR Names Steve O'Donnell Vice President of Racing Operations Three others promoted as part of weekly and touring competition reorganization DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 30, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that Steve O'Donnell has been...

Tue 25 Apr 2006
Scott Warfield joins communications staff

Scott Warfield joins communications staff

Scott Warfield Joins NASCAR as Manager of Public Relations DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 24, 2006) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Scott Warfield will manage public relations for NASCAR Licensing,...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
Dr. Jerry Petty receives special award

Dr. Jerry Petty receives special award

Distinguished Neurosurgeon Receives Top Industry Award For Career Service NEW YORK (Dec. 1, 2006) -- As a physician, North Carolina neurosurgeon Dr. Jerry Petty ranks among the top of his field. He also ranks highly in the minds of many...

Thu 04 May 2006
Glimpse into Michael Waltrip Racing organization

Glimpse into Michael Waltrip Racing organization

LOOMIS GIVES GLIMPSE OF MICHAEL WALTRIP RACING ORIGINATION MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 3, 2006) - Nearly a decade ago, Troy Loomis joined Michael Waltrip Racing when it was a modest family-owned NASCAR Busch Series team in Sherrills Ford (N.C.).

Mon 09 Jan 2006
Elizabeth Petty passes away

Elizabeth Petty passes away

LEVEL CROSS, N.C. -- Elizabeth Toomes Petty, wife of NASCAR champion Lee Petty and mother of NASCAR champion Richard Petty, passed away Sunday morning at age 88. She is survived by sons Richard and Maurice, as well as nine grandchildren, 24...

Tue 08 Aug 2006
IRL: Andrew Campagnone joins Chip Ganassi Racing

IRL: Andrew Campagnone joins Chip Ganassi Racing

ANDREW CAMPAGNONE JOINS GANASSI TO SERVE AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONCORD, N.C. (August 8, 2006) -- Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today Andrew Campagnone has joined the organization to serve as the Vice ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Dick Tickle to receive Bobby Isaac Award

Dick Tickle to receive Bobby Isaac Award

Short-Track Racing Legend Dick Trickle to Receive Bobby Isaac Memorial Award Prior to Dollar General 300 CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- Short-track racing legend Dick Trickle will receive the Bobby Isaac Memorial Award during ...

Sat 19 Aug 2006
Saluting EFR

Saluting EFR

Upfront: the following is about racer Elliott Forbes-Robinson, to whom others simply refer as "EFR." Breaking with journalistic style, EFR will be "Elliott" hereinafter. But, like his full, get-down, get-down, get-funky name, there's a whole lot...

Wed 19 Apr 2006
Chuck Warren passes away

Chuck Warren passes away

Although Chuck Warren is not a household name among today's racing fans, he was well known and well respected by the NASCAR community in his day. Warren got his start in auto racing working as a crew member for a local Ashtabula, Ohio short track...

Thu 30 Nov 2006
IRL: MIS grandstand project begins

IRL: MIS grandstand project begins

MIS FAN ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS BEGIN FOUNDATION FOR IMPROVED GRANDSTAND SEATING CURRENTLY BEING POURED BROOKLYN, Mich. (Nov. 29, 2006) -- Michigan International Speedway's fan enhancement projects, which were announced by...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
SES: Greenville-Pickens II: Jason Hogan race notes

SES: Greenville-Pickens II: Jason Hogan race notes

Jason Hogan Finishes Second At Greenville & In Final SES Title Chase Youngster Looking Forward To More Championship Battles Down The Road CLEVELAND, GA (September 25, 2006) -- "Oh so close." That is how 23-year-old Jason Hogan can classify...

Thu 12 Jan 2006
WS: Justin Fisher 2006 preview

WS: Justin Fisher 2006 preview

Justin Fisher Roars into 2006 (Phoenix, AZ - January 10, 2005) The 2005 ASA Speed Truck Challenge series has drawn to a close with Justin Fisher and the whole JF Racing Inc team finishing a hard fought 3rd place in the seasons final points ...

Fri 03 Mar 2006
Paducah Raceway news 2006-03-02

Paducah Raceway news 2006-03-02

New Owners Dale Earnhardt Jr., Ken Schrader and Bob Sargent Announce Exciting 2006 Paducah International Raceway Slate and Major Sponsors! 3/2/06-A massive overflow crowd of media members, local business and government leaders, racers and ...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
Victory Junction news 2006-12-03

Victory Junction news 2006-12-03

OVER 800 RUNNERS PARTICIPATED IN THE INNAUGURAL VICTORY JUNCTION RUN, HALF MARATHON AND 4.5K RANDLEMAN, NC -- The Victory Junction Gang Camp teamed up with John "The Penguin" Bingham, Runners World columnist and Founder of John Bingham Racing,...

Fri 18 Aug 2006
IRL: MIS adds Lukaskiewicz to staff

IRL: MIS adds Lukaskiewicz to staff

SAMMIE LUKASKIEWICZ NAMED MIS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Kansas Speedway public relations staff member Sammie Lukaskiewicz has been named Director of Communications for Michigan International Speedway, track president Roger ...

Tue 08 Aug 2006
IRL: Fernandez receives honor in Mexico

IRL: Fernandez receives honor in Mexico

Fernández Named One of Mexico's Most Influential List of 300 Includes Business, Political, Sports and Cultural Leaders MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2006) - Adrián Fernández is more than just a race car driver. And now a national magazine in...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Kentucky Speedway staff changes

IRL: Kentucky Speedway staff changes

KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY REALIGNS STAFF, WELCOMES SALES ASSOCIATES SPARTA, Ky. -- Kentucky Speedway has realigned organizational responsibilities for Debby Shipp, Dan Stuart and Mike Schmaltz and welcomed new sales associates Scott MacConnell and Chris...

Fri 12 May 2006
IRL: MIS president to step down

IRL: MIS president to step down

PRESIDENT OF MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TO STEP DOWN AFTER 2006 SEASON CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY VP AND MIDWEST NATIVE TAPPED TO LEAD BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN FACILITY BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 12, 2006) -- International Speedway Corporation today...

Sun 12 Mar 2006
Dodge revs up with the Charger SRT-8Headline

Dodge revs up with the Charger SRT-8

What's better than being in 'Sin City' on the NASCAR Nextel Cup circuit? How about landing a ride in Kurt Busch's loaner car, a Dodge Charger SRT-8? John Fernandez, Director of Dodge Motorsports Operations was the driver and I was the passenger ...

Fri 10 Nov 2006
Greg Edwards named 2006 Langley Speedway champion

Greg Edwards named 2006 Langley Speedway champion

On October 28th, Greg Edwards was awarded the 2006 Langley Speedway NASCAR Dodge Weekly Racing Series Track Champion in the Late Model Division. Greg Edwards, a native of Poquoson, VA, returned to Langley Speedway in 2006 with his sights set...

Fri 30 Jun 2006
BES: NDS Motorsports, Leighton to run four events

BES: NDS Motorsports, Leighton to run four events

NDS MOTORSPORTS TO FIELD BRAD LEIGHTON IN FOUR NASCAR BUSCH EAST EVENTS Milton, Vt...NDS Motorsports is pleased to announce that they will field well-known championship driver Brad Leighton in the No. 35 Irving Oil/Mainway Ford in four...

Thu 16 Nov 2006
2007 NASCAR Grand National Busch East Series schedule

2007 NASCAR Grand National Busch East Series schedule

<pre> 2007 NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch East Series schedule Sat., April 28 Greenville-Pickens Speedway Greenville, S.C. 150 laps 1/2-Mile Oval Fri., May 18* Elko Speedway ...

Mon 10 Jul 2006
Richard Petty Goodwood Festival of Speed summary

Richard Petty Goodwood Festival of Speed summary

The New King of England -- Richard Petty, driving his famous 1972 Dodge Charger, wowed the crowds at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Held on the grounds of historic Goodwood House in West Sussex and hosted by the Earl of March, the Goodwood ...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
IRL: Texas Motor Speedway to celebrate tenth anniversary

IRL: Texas Motor Speedway to celebrate tenth anniversary

"10 YEAR EXPERIENCE" DISPLAY, TOP 10 MEMORABLE MOMENTS VOTING ALLOWS FANS TO PARTAKE IN "10 YEARS STRONG" ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FORT WORTH, Texas (Jan. 31, 2006) - Fans will get the opportunity to relive the greatest moments in Texas Motor ...

Thu 16 Nov 2006
2007 NASCAR Grand National West Series schedule

2007 NASCAR Grand National West Series schedule

<pre> 2007 NASCAR Grand National Division, West Series schedule Sat., March 31 Thunder Hill Raceway Kyle, Tex. 150 laps 3/8-Mile Oval Thurs., April 19 Phoenix International Raceway Phoenix, Ariz.

Sun 10 Dec 2006
IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing hires Chris Weiller

IRL: Chip Ganassi Racing hires Chris Weiller

Chip Ganassi Racing Hires Chris Weiller as Vice President of Business Development CONCORD, N.C. (September 6, 2006) --- Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc., announced today the hiring of Chris Weiller as Vice President of ...

Sat 19 Aug 2006
NASCAR Foundation donates school supplies

NASCAR Foundation donates school supplies

NASCAR Foundation Makes Pit Stop to Donate One Ton of Pencils to Classroom CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 18, 2006) -- The NASCAR Foundation made a pit stop today at Classroom Central to donate over one ton of school supplies to benefit the Charlotte ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Kevin Powell - Martinsville Speedway spotlight

Kevin Powell - Martinsville Speedway spotlight

Kevin Powell's Martinsville Goal Simple: Make The Show MARTINSVILLE, VA (August 24, 2006) -- Kevin Powell crawled into a NASCAR Modified racer for the first time three years ago. The veteran driver was immediately hooked. "My dad went with me...