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Motor racing - 03 Apr 2009 - Stadia & venues
Singapore, 30 March 2009: The Singapore Sports Council (SSC) today released a Request For Proposal (RFP) offering local and international consortia a unique opportunity to build and manage the Changi Motorsports Hub (CMH). Set to become Asia’s first premier motorsports and entertainment centre, the CMH will feature top-notch motorsports facilities and amenities for motorsports enthusiasts, businesses, consumers and tourists alike. <BR>
Motor racing - 24 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 21, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series will turn to one of the most experienced sports production companies in all of North America to produce the broadcasts of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford in 2005, naming Molson Sports & Entertainment Inc. to produce the television package for the 2005 Champ Car World Series season.
Motor racing - 19 Jan 2005
AUSTRALIA’S leading retailer of automotive parts, tools and accessories, Super Cheap Auto (ASX: SUL) today kick-started an exciting new foray into the world of V8 Supercars with the announcement of a dynamic two-car team and naming rights for the Bathurst 1000 in 2005.
Motor racing - 10 Jan 2005
The A1 Grand Prix car will run at the Dubai Autodrome on 26th and 27th January, in a two-day testing and display programme organised by A1 Grand Prix President, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum and sponsored by IMGG (Ilyas Mustafa Galadari Group).
Motorcycling - 15 Dec 2004
BSI has signed a landmark four year agreement with Denmark’s national broadcaster Denmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite channel dk4, to broadcast the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motorcycling - 27 Oct 2004
AURORA, ILL (October 26, 2004) - The Maxxis U.S. Open, which aired on NBC for the first-time ever, earned an impressive 2.1 overnight Nielsen rating for Sunday’s broadcast - making it one of the most watched off-road motorcycle races ever.
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.
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 - 04 Sep 2003
LADBROKES, the largest bookmaker in the world, has signed an agreement with Benfield Sports International (BSI), rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) to be title sponsors of the forthcoming FIM Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix.
Motorcycling - 26 Aug 2003
The FIM Scandinavian Grand Prix was postponed on Saturday night due to problems with the track that made racing impossible at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg.
Motorcycling - 26 Aug 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) rights holders of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) announced today a three year extension to for the FIM Scandinavian Speedway Grand Prix to be held at the spectacular Ullevi Stadium until 2007 (inclusive).
Motorcycling - 04 Jul 2003
BENFIELD Sports International, rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series, has announced Miljöpartiet de Grona, Sweden's Green political party as title sponsor of the FIM Scandinavian Speedway Grand Prix in a unique sponsorship deal.
Motorcycling - 03 Jul 2003
London – July 4, 2003: Wimbledon Stadium is set to host London’s first International Speedway meeting since Hackney Stadium hosted a round of the World Championship back in 1996. On Wednesday, July 9, England’s highly talented crop of Under-21 riders line up against their Swedish counterparts at Wimbledon Stadium, in the deciding leg of a three match Test series, in the GMB Under 21 Test.
Motorcycling - 12 Jun 2003
FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) announced today a new four year contract with Millennium Stadium Plc to host the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix until 2006 (inclusive).
Motorcycling - 27 May 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) today announced they have been forced to change the venue of the FIM Meridian Lifts Swedish Speedway Grand Prix on 31 May from the Olympic Stadium, Stockholm, to the Avesta Stadium, Brovallen, Sweden.
Motor racing - 22 May 2003
Due to domestic strike action in Sweden, a decision over whether or not the FIM Meridian Lifts Swedish Speedway Grand Prix will be held at the Olympic Stadium, Stockholm, will be made early next week.
Motor racing - 22 May 2003
ESPN International, which has affiliated networks that reach more than 140 countries and territories on all seven continents, today announced an upcoming schedule of programming that will feature some of the most celebrated championship events in all of sports.
Motorcycling - 21 May 2003
BENFIELD Sports International (BSI), rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix (SGP), today announced Fiat Commercial Vehicles (Fiat CV) as the new title sponsor for the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix.
Motorcycling - 14 Apr 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) today announced a three year deal with Denmark's leading national broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite broadcaster DK4.
Motorcycling - 02 Apr 2003
London – April 2, 2003: British Speedway has joined forces with E-Tote Ltd, to launch a brand new gaming website, and betting facility, will offer pool betting, with guaranteed jackpots on all SkySports Elite League meetings, as well on all Speedway Premier League meetings. Bet 5 Get 5 offers punters who bet £5 on the website a further free £5 bet.
Motorcycling - 13 Mar 2003
Norway’s leading commercial terrestrial broadcaster, TV2, has agreed a contract with Benfield Sports International (BSI) to broadcast the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series.
Motor racing - 12 Mar 2003
Every round of the 2003 ASCAR motor racing series will be broadcast on Channel 4, with the entire 14-round championship shown across a series of dedicated 30-minute programmes, scheduled for broadcast on Thursday nights. The agreement marks the third successive year of coverage by the channel, which has seen consistently increasing audience figures for the series.
Motorcycling - 05 Mar 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) has announced the Wales Tourist Board (WTB) as the Official Destination Host Sponsor for the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix on 14 June 2003.
Motor racing - 12 Feb 2003
The Panoz Motor Sports Group, promoter of some of the world¹s most successful professional sports car racing events, has joined with the event organizers that presented last year's successful auto racing event in Washington, D.C., to create a management 'superteam' for the second annual Cadillac Grand Prix of Washington, D.C.
Motor racing - 17 Dec 2002
MIAMI, Monday, Dec. 16, 2002 - Toyota will be the official title sponsor for the Indy Racing League season opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the next three years, Toyota and track officials announced Dec. 15.
Motorcycling - 12 Dec 2002
FIM Australian Speedway Grand Prix promoter Slipstream Motorsports, has been unable to fulfil its three year contract to run the FIM Australian Grand Prix in Sydney in 2003, forcing organisers Benfield Sports International (BSI) to withdraw the event from the 2003 calendar.
Motorcycling - 10 Oct 2002
The FIM British Speedway Grand Prix (SGP) will once again raise the roof at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, when world championship speedway returns on Saturday 14 June 2003.
Motorcycling - 30 Sep 2002
BENFIELD SPORTS INTERNATIONAL (BSI), rights holders of the Speedway Grand Prix (SGP) Series today announced that from 2003 the Danish Speedway Grand Prix will be held at PARKEN, Copenhagen.
Motor racing - 19 Jul 2002
Following today's announcement that the Eurospeedway Lausitz track will not be hosting a German round of the FedEx CART Championship racing series this year, David Grace the Chief Executive of Rockingham Motor Speedway pledged that the British race will go ahead on September 14. The race on the banked 1.5-mile oval track near Corby in Northamptonshire last year attracted over 42,000 spectators to see the fastest motor race in Europe.
Motor racing - 15 May 2002
London-based Chelsea FC is the latest high-profile entry into the Premier1 Grand Prix championship, the new motor sport series that will pitch the world’s top football clubs into Formula 1-style racetrack competition.
Motor racing - 12 Apr 2002
Jordan Grand Prix today announced a new sponsorship for the 2002 Formula One World Championship from Virgin Mobile, the UK’s most modern network.
Motor racing - 12 Apr 2002
Cadillac today announced that it has agreed to sign on as the title sponsor of the July 2002 auto-racing event.
Motor racing - 02 Apr 2002
The ASCAR racing series, for powerful V8 American saloons as immortalised by Tom Cruise in 'Days of Thunder', has signed a contract for no less than 100 hours of television airtime on the Motors TV channel, which will be broadcast across Europe. This augments the existing comprehensive package of terrestrial television coverage on Channel 4 in the UK, to give one of the biggest motor sports airtime packages outside of Formula One.
Motor racing - 12 Mar 2002
Bombardier, the world's third-largest manufacturer of civil aircraft, has entered a multi-faceted sponsorship agreement with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League that includes naming rights to the Speedway's landmark Pagoda control tower, Speedway officials announced March 12.
Motor racing - 11 Feb 2002
International Technology Company Named Official and Exclusive Informatics Sponsor of the National Grand Prix National Grand Prix Holdings, LLC have announced Accelics, Inc. as the first major corporate sponsor for the 2002 National Grand Prix auto race to be held in Washington in July.
Motor racing - 01 Feb 2002
World Rally Champion Richard Burns will be supported in the defence of his title in 2002 by Nicorette. Nicorette, manufactured by Pharmacia, are one of the best-known names in nicotine replacement therapy with products available around the world.
Motorcycling - 19 Oct 2001
Benfield Sports International (BSI), organisers of the FIM Team and Individual World Speedway Championships, today announced it’s continued expansion plans for the Grand Prix Series in 2002 by publishing the provisional calendar for next year.
Motor racing - 27 Sep 2001
In a media conference today at the Leeds United stadium at Elland Road, the Chairman of Leeds United Football Club - Peter Ridsdale—revealed an exciting new partnership that will see the football club competing in the innovative Premier1 Grand Prix motor racing series.
Motorcycling - 01 Jun 2001
Egg, the UK’s leading provider of online financial services, today announced its title sponsorship of the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix. The event takes place at the Millennium Stadium on June 9th and will be officially known as the ‘FIM Egg British Speedway Grand Prix’.
Motor racing - 23 May 2001
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) has emerged as a formidable competitor in the motor sports arena: before the first checquered flag of the season was waved, the region’s biggest sports broadcaster had sold out its offering to advertisers.
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 - 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.
Motorcycling - 12 Jan 2001
Speedway Grand Prix and World Cup Dates Confirmed
Motorcycling - 07 Dec 2000
Inaugural Australian Speedway Grand Prix Postponed until 2002
Motorcycling - 29 Nov 2000
Berlin to Host First German Speedway Grand Prix Since 1989
Motorcycling - 28 Nov 2000
Stockholm's Olympic Stadium to Host Speedway Grand Prix
Motorcycling - 25 Sep 2000
Speedway Grand Prix Series Adds Australian Date
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