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Motor racing - 23 Sep 2004
Citibank China is partnering Jordan in the first Chinese Grand Prix. In a move emphasising the importance of the sport’s first visit to the PRC, Citibank China will feature prominent branding on the Jordan Ford EJ14 cars at the Grand Prix in Shanghai from 24 to 26 September 2004, and join Jordan in introducing Citibank customers to the sport.
Motor racing - 23 Sep 2004
BEIJING, CHINA, September 23rd, 2004 - SOHU.com Inc. (Nasdaq: SOHU), China's leading online media, communications, commerce and mobile value-added services company, and Formula One Administration, have signed a long-term agreement under which SOHU will exclusively host and manage the Official Formula 1 website in Chinese, introducing Chinese motor racing fans to the world of Formula One in their own language and offering new business opportunities to Formula One associated com
Motor racing - 20 Sep 2004
Braselton, GA - JeanRichard watches, a collection of fine SWISS timepieces intended for a clientele seeking original and exclusive products, has increased involvement in the American Le Mans Series for the remainder of the 2004 season and the 2005 season with sponsorship of television broadcasts of the professional sports car racing series.
Motor racing - 20 Sep 2004
Confirmed dates for the 2005 MSA British Touring Car Championship have been released today and include returns to Silverstone’s National and Brands Hatch’s Grand Prix circuits.
Motorcycling - 17 Sep 2004
The numerous MotoGP fans in New Zealand will be happy with the agreement reached between Prime TV and the right holders to the series Dorna Sports for the best of motorcycle racing to be broadcast again on national television in their country.
Motor racing - 15 Sep 2004
BEIJING, 15 September 2004 - Building on this year's excitement over the first ever Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix, HP today announced that the BMW WilliamsF1 Team will be running both its racing cars at the inaugural Grand Prix with the Chinese version of the company name. The Chinese characters 'HUI PU' will be placed on the vehicles' rear spoilers, while the 'HP INVENT' logo will remain along both sides of the cars.
Motor racing - 09 Sep 2004
Malaki Sporting Games are please to announce the launch of the new ‘Grand Prix Game’ on Monday 6th September 2004. This game will offer F1 fans long overdue interactivity, unpredictability and added value.
Motorcycling - 08 Sep 2004
The exciting Moto1 event at Donington Park on October 30-31 has captured the imagination of SKY Sports and an agreement has been made for five hours of coverage.
Motorcycling - 07 Sep 2004
The Superbike World Championship round at Assen in the Netherlands last weekend dominated viewing figures and audience share for motor sport programming across the United Kingdom audience of more than 1.4-million viewers on the BBC for the two races.
Motorcycling - 07 Sep 2004
Portugal will keep its spot on the MotoGP calendar at least until the 2006 season following the renewal of the agreement between the promoters of the event, Sociedade Gestora do Autódromo de Estoril (SGA), represented by Domingos Piedade, and Dorna Sports, the company that holds the commercial rights to the series, represented by its CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.
Motor racing - 03 Sep 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 - The Indy Racing League's initiative to enhance its IRL IndyCar„µ Series schedule with the addition of road/street-style events continued today with the addition of St. Petersburg, Fla., to the 2005 schedule.
Motorcycling - 20 Aug 2004
The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) and Dorna Sports, the Spanish-based company that holds the commercial and TV rights to the FIM MotoGP World Championships, have reached an agreement in principal to bring MotoGP, the pinnacle of international motorcycle racing, to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca beginning in 2005 for a five-year run.
Motor racing - 19 Aug 2004
Sky Sports will become the UK’s first broadcaster to screen live coverage of the brand new A1 Grand Prix motor racing series, starting in autumn 2005.
Motor racing - 18 Aug 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has concluded an agreement with Shoulu-Huayuan Co., the largest property development company in China, to sponsor the team for the Chinese Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 12 Aug 2004
Any hope that the Bathurst 24 Hour Race would be run in November this year has faded with an announcement from Bathurst Regional Council and the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) today ending speculation.
Motor racing - 11 Aug 2004
Sustained interest in Formula One has been borne out by the half year audience analysis produced by international sport research company, Sports Marketing Surveys.
Motor racing - 05 Aug 2004
A visionary new championship is set to revolutionise British motorsport in 2005 with an unprecedented emphasis on entertainment and broad spectator appeal.
Motorcycling - 04 Aug 2004
PA Promotions, in full consultation with the ACU, has closed an agreement with Channel 4 to broadcast the 2004 Maxxis British Motocross Championship. Channel 4 will broadcast a 24 minute highlight programme, produced by Kenny Kay at KVS Production, of all rounds of the championship. The opening round from Canada Heights, Kent being is scheduled to be broadcast at 0250hrs on August 12th. The remaining rounds will then follow on in a similar timeslot on a weekly basis.
Motor racing - 02 Aug 2004
Television viewers will be sitting in the first row at all the DTM races as of next year: ARD will be the exclusive contractual partner for the live DTM broadcasts from 2005. The contract is valid for three years with an option on a further two years. This was agreed by the ITR and SportA, the sports rights agency of ARD and ZDF. ARD will also offer live coverage of qualifying as well as the race. In addition, the shared event schedule - which in the last years has comprised pop concerts and eve
Motor racing - 30 Jul 2004
The President of the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, Mr. Colin Osborne, announced today that the Category Management rights for production-based motor racing in Australia had been repatriated from PROCAR to CAMS. PROCAR Pty. Ltd., part of the Palmer Group of Companies, has been responsible as the Category Manager for Nations Cup, V8 Brutes, GT Performance and Australian Production Cars for much of the past decade.
Motor racing - 22 Jul 2004
(Shanghai, July 19, 2004) Shanghai will host another international motor racing event close on the heels of the debut Formula One Grand Prix, with the revved-up excitement of the V8 Supercar Championship Series in Shanghai next June.
Motor racing - 21 Jul 2004
Australia’s leading Internet Services Provider, BigPond has secured naming rights for the final round of the 2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series.
Motor racing - 19 Jul 2004
The Australian V8 Supercar Company (AVESCO) will become Australia’s largest sports exporter following the signing of an historic sanction agreement in Shanghai today that will take the country’s third most watched sport to China.
Motorcycling - 16 Jul 2004
The official website of the MotoGP World Championship, www.motogp.com, is now available in eight languages thanks to the launch of a new German version on occasion of the Veltins Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.
Motor racing - 16 Jul 2004
The FIA World Touring Car Championship will contest the final meeting of its maiden season on 20 November 2005, in Macau; this was confirmed yesterday by the signing of the agreement between the Macau Grand Prix Committee and KSO, promoter of the FIA WTCC.
Motorcycling - 12 Jul 2004
Superbike World Championship rights holders, FGSPORT, have today announced a three-year renewal to their highly successful television rights agreement with the leading American motor sport broadcaster Speed Channel. The agreement covers exclusive satellite and cable rights across North America.
Motor racing - 09 Jul 2004
Silverstone, July 9, 2004. The BMW WilliamsF1 Team today confirmed that their principal sponsor, HP, has extended its commercial partnership for a multi-year period.
Motorcycling - 02 Jul 2004
PA Promotions, in full consultation with Youthstream Organisation, has closed an agreement with Channel 4 to broadcast motocross Grands Prix on UK terrestrial television for the first time in many years. Channel 4 will broadcast a 24 minute highlight programme of all the FIM Motocross World Championship starting from the British GP, up to and including the FIM Motocross of Nations.
Motor racing - 01 Jul 2004
(June 30, 2004) – The Burke Lakefront Airport course has been a fixture on the Champ Car circuit since Medina’s Bobby Rahal won the inaugural event in 1982, and today in Cleveland, Champ Car World Series co-owner Paul Gentilozzi, along with Cleveland Mayor Jane Campbell, announced that the series has committed to race on the shores of Lake Erie through the 2007 season.
Motor racing - 30 Jun 2004
Braselton, GA - Sunday's CBS Sports telecast of the American Le Mans Series sports car race from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course scored well with viewers in the top three television markets in the United States according to overnight ratings numbers released Monday.
Motor racing - 22 Jun 2004
From round four of the SUPERFUND Euro 3000 Championship in Monza, Italy which takes place on 27 June 2004, television viewers across Russia, CIS and the Baltic States will be able to see the races live on the 7TV channel.
Motorcycling - 22 Jun 2004
Sandra Strazzari has been appointed as the International Press & PR Officer, by the FGSPORT Group, for the remaining rounds of the 2004 Superbike World Championship. She will take up the appointment at the seventh round of the Series at Laguna Seca, USA on 7th July 2004.
Motor racing - 16 Jun 2004
DENVER, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The CENTRIX Financial Grand Prix of Denver announced that Coors has extended its sponsorship of the event as the official malt beverage sponsor. Coors is an avid supporter of drivers and multiple racing events, but Denver's Grand Prix will be the only Grand Prix event Coors will sponsor this year.
Motorcycling - 15 Jun 2004
The fifth round of the MotoGP World Championship in Catalunya, Spain, saw a frantic battle between current World Champion Valentino Rossi and current Championship leader Sete Gbernau which again scored outstanding audience figures.
Motor racing - 15 Jun 2004
Brazilian Champ Car fans are taking the opportunity to follow the exploits of their racing countrymen live on RedeTV and are doing it in increased numbers over last year as the over-the-air network reports a 20 percent overall improvement in ratings from a year ago for broadcasts of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford.
Motor racing - 11 Jun 2004
THE third annual Bathurst 24-Hour motor race will go ahead at Mount Panorama circuit in New South Wales on 19-21 November, following an agreement between event founder PROCAR Australia and the Bathurst Regional Council.
Motor racing - 08 Jun 2004
Leading satellite services company, GlobeCast, announced today that its UK Radio Division will be providing satellite IP and streaming facilities for Radio Le Mans, Haymarket Publishing’s English language radio station for the world’s most famous 24 hour motor race, taking place on 12th – 13th June.
Motor racing - 20 May 2004
Organisers of the Kwik-Fit Pirelli British Rally Championship have revealed that global television distribution figures for the 2004 Championship are the highest ever. 2004 is already one of the Championship’s most exciting seasons, but the latest figures from official TV rights holders, Greenlight TV, show that the British Rally Championship is going from strength to strength as it secures its place as one of the UK’s top motorsports events.
Motor racing - 20 May 2004
Auckland will host New Zealand's largest annual sporting event when the V8 Supercar Championship Series hits the inner city streets in 2006.
Motorcycling - 10 May 2004
The trial use of webcams for interviews and other live coverage of the Superbike World Championship at Misano has been deemed a huge success and will continue for Monza (May 15th and 16th). Seen only on the official website for the series, www.worldsbk.com, the huge number of visitors using the interactive area has delighted the race organizers.
Motor racing - 29 Apr 2004
Bosch has returned as a contingency sponsor to the Motorock Trans-Am Series this year. Bosch will award $600 per race for first-, second- and third-place finishers competing with Bosch spark plugs. The company will also offer a $1,000 bonus to the highest-finishing driver in the championship utilizing Bosch spark plugs.
Motor racing - 29 Apr 2004
The first race of the Superfund Euro 3000 series takes place on May 2 in Brno, Czech Republic and TV viewers in over 15 countries in Europe and Scandinavia can see the action live. Through live, as-live and highlights programmes almost 400 million potential viewers can follow the series.
Motor racing - 29 Apr 2004
The first race of the Superfund Euro 3000 series takes place on May 2 in Brno, Czech Republic and TV viewers in over 15 countries in Europe and Scandinavia can see the action live. Through live, as-live and highlights programmes almost 400 million potential viewers can follow the series.
Motor racing - 27 Apr 2004
26 April 2004.../Formula Woman, the unique new motor racing series for female drivers, announces today a new title sponsor for the championship. The championship, now known as Mates Formula Woman, brings pioneering UK condom brand Mates into this new venture, with all publicity materials and merchandise ranges associated with the ground-breaking race series featuring the Mates brand identity.
Motor racing - 23 Apr 2004
With the European Formula One season beginning today in San Marino, Jordan Grand Prix announces the sponsorship of Dutch computer firm Trust for the remainder of the season.
Motorcycling - 23 Apr 2004
The live TV coverage for the first round of the MotoGP World Championship, with spectacular races in all three Grand Prix categories and an historic victory for Valentino Rossi, had a huge following by audiences worldwide.
Motor racing - 22 Apr 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed an agreement with RAND Worldwide, a leading provider of technology and services to the engineering community, which will see RAND provide Jordan with Computer-Aided-Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM) technologies, as well as product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions, including data management tools and services which will be used to design and manufacture Jordan’s Formula One cars.
Motorcycling - 21 Apr 2004
The Superbike World Championship round at Misano, San Marino dominated viewing figures for motorsport programming across the United Kingdom last week with an audience of more than 1.68 million viewers on the BBC.
Motorcycling - 08 Apr 2004
FGSPORT has concluded a deal with Fidoweb, a leading internet company specialising in interactive broadcast techniques and state-of-the-art internet technology, to become the Official Internet Partner. Fidoweb’s clients include MTV, the worlds leading music channel.
Motor racing - 08 Apr 2004
Ahead of the first round of the 2004 Kwik Fit Pirelli British Rally Championship comes exciting news that this year’s Championship can be watched by rally fans on the web as well as on Channel 4 TV. Providing footage from each round of the Championship, as well as interviews and other news throughout the season, BRC TV will provide an internet based solution direct from www.brcweb.co.uk enabling rally fans to see BRC programmes both past and present.
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