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Motor racing - 17 Sep 2001
London – September 17, 2001: Ford for the first time ever Ford are launching an exclusive viral short-film campaign across Europe, promoting 6 humorous 20 second spoofs films based on the forth coming world Rally events.
Motor racing - 14 Sep 2001
The Chevy 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series event has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 6, officials from the Indy Racing League and Texas Motor Speedway announced today.
Motor racing - 11 Sep 2001
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced a 36-race schedule for the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. For the first time in the 54-year history of NASCAR’s premier series, the schedule will end in the state of Florida.
Motor racing - 06 Sep 2001
The Competition Commission has concluded that the acquisition by Octagon Motorsports Ltd (Octagon) of assets of the British Racing Drivers Club Ltd (BRDC), including a lease over the Silverstone motor racing circuit, is not against the public interest.
Motor racing - 05 Sep 2001
Foster's the Melbourne-based global beer brand - is the new naming rights sponsor of the Australian Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 03 Sep 2001
Britain's fastest ever motor race, the Rockingham 500 Champ Car event, will be shown on BBC2 Grandstand on Sunday 23rd September, the day after the race is run at Rockingham Motor Speedway, near Corby in Northamptonshire.
Motor racing - 03 Sep 2001
INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indy Racing League, ABC and ESPN, Inc. have agreed to terms that would extend and expand their partnership through 2007, it was announced today.
Motor racing - 28 Aug 2001
Australian Vee Eight Supercar Company (AVESCO) today announced a five-year television contract that will see Network Ten secure telecast rights to Australia's premier motorsport category V8 Supercars until the end of 2006.
Motor racing - 17 Aug 2001
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that racing fans throughout the U.S. will be seeing a lot more domestic television broadcasts of the CART FedEx Championship Series as a result of the television package CART has finalized with the CBS Television Network and Fox Cable Networks Group.
Motor racing - 01 Aug 2001
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced revenues, expenses, net income and earnings per share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001.
Motor racing - 03 Jul 2001
Following cancellation of the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire (see below), with only two rounds remaining, the Motor Sports Association has cancelled this year's British Rally Championship.
Motor racing - 11 Jun 2001
At a meeting held on Thursday 7 June 2001 The Northern Ireland Motor Club Ltd conceded that the continuing difficulties connected with Foot and Mouth Disease had now forced a decision to cancel the Stena Line Ulster Rally 2001 which was due to run on the first week end in September.
Motor racing - 25 May 2001
The Competition Commission has sent an issues letter to Octagon Motorsports Ltd (Octagon) and the British Racing Drivers Club Ltd (BRDC) as part of its inquiry into the acquisition of certain assets of BRDC by Octagon.
Motor racing - 14 May 2001
Berman Motorsport Group Inc., promoters of the Canadian Formula Ford Championship, and Imperial Oil, makers of Esso brand gasoline, jointly announced today that Esso will supply the 'Official and Spec Fuel' of The Canadian Formula Ford Championship presented by Deringer. Esso’s premium 92 octane fuel will power Canada’s next generation of racing stars at all events on the 2001 and 2002 calendar.
Motorcycling - 08 May 2001
Following the cancellation of the Isle of Man TT, Mallory Park has stepped into the breach to cheer up disappointed motorcycle fans by extending the Leicestershire circuit's Post TT BikeFest meeting into two days - 9 & 10 June - with lots of new and exciting attractions.
Motor racing - 04 May 2001
After a consultation meeting between Motor Sports Association (MSA) and event organisers this year’s British Rally Championship (BRC) will begin with the Carlisle-based Pirelli International Rally on Saturday 21st July.
Motor racing - 12 Apr 2001
B&Q, Europe’s leading home improvements retailer, is to enter into a major sponsorship programme in the 2001 British Touring Car Championship.
Motor racing - 12 Apr 2001
Berman Motorsport Group, series organizers of the Canadian Formula Ford Championship presented by Deringer, announced today that the series has come to an agreement with CTV Sportsnet and RDS networks that will bring Formula Ford racing excitement into the homes of millions of Canadians across the country.
Motor racing - 10 Apr 2001
The organising committee of the Jim Clark Memorial Rally has decided that, due to the continuing Foot and Mouth epidemic, this year's event will be postponed.
Motor racing - 30 Mar 2001
A.N. Deringer announced today that they have signed on as the presenting sponsor and Official Customs Broker and Freight Forwarder of the Canadian Formula Ford Championship series.
Motor racing - 23 Mar 2001
NTL wins satellite distribution contract from Chrysalis Television Three-year managed deal covers car rally events world-wide NTL to provide seamless distribution services to broadcasters across Europe
Motor racing - 21 Mar 2001
Berman Motorsport Group, organizers of the Canadian Formula Ford Championship, and Ansell Healthcare Canada, makers of the popular Shields brand condom, announced today that Shields will become an official sponsor of the 2001 Canadian Formula Ford Championship.
Motor racing - 20 Mar 2001
There is no threat to the European Le Mans Series race at Donington Park, on 13/14th April, from the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease.
Motorcycling - 20 Mar 2001
Donington Park is making special arrangements for everyone attending the opening round of the British Superbike Championship on the weekend of March 31/April 1 in order to prevent any possible spread of Foot and Mouth disease by any person or vehicle entering or leaving the venue.
Motor racing - 01 Mar 2001
Formula Palmer Audi will not be continuing in 2001 as a championship for young drivers pursuing a career in motor racing. The series that has been so successful over the three years since its launch is changing its driver base, as a result of customer demand. A revised championship, Club FPA, is being launched, aimed at non-professional and amateur race drivers who wish to enjoy the benefits of FPA's renowned values.
Motor racing - 28 Feb 2001
Racing fans throughout Europe will be able to follow the star-studded lineup of international drivers as well as the high-speed excitement of Championship Auto Racing Teams' FedEx Championship Series through a precedent-setting Eurosport television package announced today.
Motor racing - 26 Feb 2001
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. has announced revenues, expenses, net income and earnings per share for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2000.
Motor racing - 19 Feb 2001
Western Australian State Development Minister Clive Brown and International Sportsworld Communications (ISC) Executive Chairman David Richards today announced that the Western Australian Government had secured the exclusive national rights to broadcast the FIA World Rally Championship, including Telstra Rally Australia to be staged in Western Australia.
Motor racing - 29 Jan 2001
Following a meeting today with Max Mosley, President of the Fédération Internationale de l 'Automobile, and Bernie Ecclestone, CEO of Formula One Administration, European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti announced that very significant progress has be
Motorcycling - 12 Jan 2001
Speedway Grand Prix and World Cup Dates Confirmed
Motorcycling - 07 Dec 2000
Inaugural Australian Speedway Grand Prix Postponed until 2002
Motor racing - 07 Dec 2000
Panoz Launches New GT Motor Racing Series
Motor racing - 04 Dec 2000
Octagon in 15-Year Silverstone Grand Prix Deal
Motorcycling - 28 Nov 2000
Stockholm's Olympic Stadium to Host Speedway Grand Prix
Motor racing - 17 Nov 2000
A 13-round tour, a thrilling new race programme, two new tracks, an extended TV package and a night race are just some of the key details announced today for the 2001 PowerTour British motorsport series.
Motor racing - 03 Nov 2000
Chrysalis Takes on World Rally Championship
Motor racing - 27 Oct 2000
Motorola Cup Series Announces 2001 Calendar
Motor racing - 24 Oct 2000
Nascar Names New Broadcasting Vice President
Motor racing - 20 Oct 2000
American Le Mans Series Gets Admirantys' Navicam Coverage
Motor racing - 10 Oct 2000
Turner Sports to Produce Nascar Online
Motor racing - 10 Oct 2000
Nascar and American Online in Mutual Promotion Deal
Motor racing - 10 Oct 2000
Cart's Brazil Race Moves from February to March
Motorcycling - 25 Sep 2000
Speedway's World Championship Becomes World Cup
Motorcycling - 18 Sep 2000
Valencia Hosts MotoGP until 2006<br><br> <br><br>
Motorcycling - 08 Aug 2000
Federation Signs New Betting Agreement
Motor racing - 14 Jul 2000
UK Fans Give Cart Cautious Welcome
Motor racing - 13 Jul 2000
British Rally Championship Confirms TV Coverage for 2001
Motor racing - 12 Jul 2000
Champ Car Series Celebrates Its European Premiere with the German 500
Motor racing - 12 Jul 2000
England's Rockingham Motorspeedway to Host First-Ever British Round of the Fedex Championship Series in September 2001
Motorcycling - 07 Jul 2000
Phillip Island retains Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
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