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Motor racing - 10 Dec 2004
Russell Anderson, the Chairman of the Association of British Kart Clubs (ABkC), has been appointed the UK’s chief representative on the governing body of world karting, the FIA’s Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK). Russell was nominated to the CIK by the Motor Sports Association and news of his appointment is a major boost for karting across the UK.
Motor racing - 10 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 - Brian Barnhart, Joie Chitwood III and Gary Morris each have been promoted to head three operating units of companies owned by the Hulman-George family, said Tony George, president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation and its parent, Hulman & Company.
Motor racing - 09 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2004) – The international flavor of the Champ Car World Series is evident in the cultural diversity of its lineup, not only in its drivers, but also in the teams, sponsors and fans that make up the ultra-competitive open-wheel racing series.
Motor racing - 08 Dec 2004
Downtown San José will be the site of the San José Grand Prix open-wheel street race on the international Champ Car World Series in July 2005 as a result of yesterday’s approval by the San José City Council.
Motor racing - 08 Dec 2004
Innovative UK terrestrial TV broadcaster Channel 4 is set to improve its coverage of Rockingham's ‘Thunder Sunday at The Rock’ events in 2005.
Motor racing - 07 Dec 2004
The Renault F1 Team is excited to announce the launch of a collection of luxury jewellery, in collaboration with designer Mary Kaczor: Bijoux Racing.
Motor racing - 07 Dec 2004
In spite of changes in the regulations and with the launch of new Grand Prix races around the world, Formula 1 recorded uneven TV ratings in 2004.
Motor racing - 06 Dec 2004
The 2005 SCSA Racing championship will boast a prize fund of at least $1.1million, a 10% increase on 2004. On top of that, the top three drivers in the series will have the opportunity to compete in an American Speed Association (ASA) race in North America at the end of the year.
Motor racing - 03 Dec 2004
Further to the visit of Mr Jiro Kaji and Toshiyuki Ohya of the GT Association, Promoters of the Japan GT Championship, to the final round of the FIA GT Championship in Zhuhai, followed by a visit of Mr Stephane Ratel of SRO, promoter of the FIA GT Championship, to Tokyo last week, we are pleased to announce the following : The promoters intend to put a high level of effort into organising co-promoted championship events in 2006.
Motor racing - 02 Dec 2004
NEW YORK, December 1, 2004 – Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced that it has signed NASCAR’s newest star, Kasey Kahne, to a promotional agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Motor racing - 02 Dec 2004
The Australian Vee Eight Supercar Company (AVESCO) board has voted unanimously to re-elect founding Chairman Tony Cochrane to the preside over the sport for another three years.
Motorcycling - 24 Nov 2004
JiR announces the beginning of his activity in the MotoGP World Championship, the top class of the motorcycle racing. JiR (Japan Italy Racing) is the company managed by Tetsuo Iida, whom up until 2002 was the President of Honda Europe NV, and the Italian Managing Director Luca Montiron. The team will be geared up to compete at the top in the MotoGP category.
Motor racing - 23 Nov 2004
Auckland V8 street race promoters IMG NZ Ltd are gutted and frustrated by the decision that resource consent has not been granted for their proposed downtown city proposal.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
BSI, rights holders of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series, has today confirmed the two Swedish venues that will host Grands Prix in 2005.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
Funchal, 20 November 2004 – Eurosport and Youthstream have signed a 3 years agreement (2005-2007) to broadcast the FIM Motocross (MX1 and MX2) and SuperMoto (S1 and S2) World Championships.
Motor racing - 19 Nov 2004
B·A·R will enter an exciting new phase of its development with the announcement today that Honda will further increase its commitment to the team by becoming an equity partner for the first time. Honda is already the team's engine supplier under a new three year contract, chassis development partner and a sponsor.
Motor racing - 18 Nov 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004 - IRL IndyCar® Series sponsors saw a 33 percent increase in the comparable value of their sponsorships during the 2004 IndyCar Series season, according to the year-end report compiled by Joyce Julius and Associates.
Motor racing - 15 Nov 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has concluded an agreement with Toyota Motorsport GmbH for the supply of engines in the 2005 Formula One World Championship season.
Motor racing - 15 Nov 2004
LONDON, 15 November 2004 - Ford Motor Company and Red Bull, the world leading energy drink concern, are jointly announcing today that Red Bull has purchased Jaguar Racing.
Motor racing - 15 Nov 2004
LONDON, 15 November 2004 - Ford Motor Company and Cosworth are jointly announcing today that Cosworth has been purchased by Kevin Kalkhoven and Gerald Forsythe, co-owners of the Champ Car World Series and heads of the PKV and Forsythe Championship Racing Champ Car teams, respectively.
Motor racing - 15 Nov 2004
LONDON, 15 November 2004 - Ford Motor Company and Cosworth are jointly announcing today that Cosworth has been purchased by Kevin Kalkhoven and Gerald Forsythe, co-owners of the Champ Car World Series and heads of the PKV and Forsythe Championship Racing Champ Car teams, respectively.
Motor racing - 08 Nov 2004
Australian Motor Racing Commission Chairman, Mr Graeme Emerton, today confirmed that the Australian Formula 3 category has been awarded the Australian Drivers Championship title, which will see Formula 3 competitors racing for the CAMS Gold Star in 2005 and 2006.
Motor racing - 02 Nov 2004
San Antonio, Texas (November 2, 2004) In their continued quest for high performance, aftermarket auto parts giant Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper has inked its first NASCAR deal as associate sponsor of Evernham Motorsports and includes primary status on the No. 91 Dodge in the 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and on the No. 79 Dodge in the NASCAR Busch Series.
Motor racing - 01 Nov 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (October 29, 2004) – Following up on Thursday’s announcement during the unveiling of the 2005 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford calendar, Champ Car today announced an agreement with Molson Sports & Entertainment for a four-year contract extension to host the popular Molson Indy Toronto.
Motor racing - 29 Oct 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (October 28, 2004) – Continuing to build on one of the longest relationships in motorsports, Toyota Motor Sales USA will return as title sponsor for the Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama in 2005.
Motor racing - 29 Oct 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (October 28, 2004) – The end of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season is rapidly approaching with just one week left before the season finale in Mexico City.
Motor racing - 28 Oct 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed a supply agreement with ATI Technologies Inc. of Markham, Ontario, Canada. ATI is a world leader in the supply of graphics, video and multimedia solutions for desktop personal computers, mobile computing, DTV, cell phones, handhelds, consoles and workstation products.
Motor racing - 27 Oct 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (October 27, 2004) – The chase for top rookie honors in the 2004 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season came to an end in Australia but thanks to Roshfrans, Champ Car’s top rookie will have 10,000 extra reasons to enjoy his season-ending trip to Mexico City.
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 - 26 Oct 2004
26 October 2004 - Today GPWC Holdings B.V. appointed International Sports and Entertainment AG (iSe), a leader in global sports marketing and management, to start building immediately the operational and commercial structure for a new open-wheel motor racing series, to begin no later than 2008.
Motorcycling - 25 Oct 2004
Organisers of next weekend's Moto1 festival at Donington Park have been encouraged by the response from fans and by the take-up on the event advance ticket offer.
Motor racing - 21 Oct 2004
Sao Paolo, Brazil / Zürich, Switzerland / Woking, UK, 21st October 2004: The West McLaren Mercedes Formula One team is pleased to welcome NESCAFÉ Xpress to the team's prominent Partner portfolio. The Partnership will take effect from the 2004 Brazilian Grand Prix where the NESCAFÉ Xpress branding will appear on drivers Kimi Raikkonen and David Coulthard's helmets and drinks bottles for the first time.
Motorcycling - 21 Oct 2004
Klettwitz (Germany), October 20, 2004. Starting on 9th till 11th September 2005, the Superbike World Championship at EuroSpeedway Lausitz is the only World Championship race taking place in Germany.
Motor racing - 20 Oct 2004
CAMS announced today that significant progress has been made towards the resolution of the category management rights for the former PROCAR categories, and is optimistic that the Category Managers will be identified by the end of October.
Motorcycling - 19 Oct 2004
After the opening Ceremony, held yesterday morning in the presence of the Minister of Youth & Sports of France Mr. Jean-François Lamour, the Interministerial Delegate for Road Safety Mr Rémy Heitz, the President of the French National Olympic and Sporting Committee (CNOSF) Henri Serandour, and various guests, the 122nd FIM Congress started with the session of the General Assembly in the Conference Centre of the Sofitel Paris Forum Rive Gauche in Paris (France) in the presence of the delegates
Motorcycling - 15 Oct 2004
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 14, 2004) -- AMA Pro Racing announced today that Chevrolet will not return as title sponsor of the AMA Motocross Championship or the AMA Superbike Championship in 2005. Chevrolet has been title sponsor of both championship series since 2000. The strategy originally was to support Chevy’s truck division then was expanded at the beginning of the 2004 racing season to include Chevrolet’s entire model line-up.
Motorcycling - 14 Oct 2004
FGSPORT regrets to announce the departure of Superbike World Championship Marketing Manager Robert Wicks who is leaving the Group after five years in the role.
Motorcycling - 13 Oct 2004
Eurosport today announced that it has reached a 5-year agreement (2005-2009) with FG SPORT to broadcast the Superbike & the Supersport World Championships.
Motor racing - 05 Oct 2004
With the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship nearing its climax, Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda is pleased to announce that it has concluded a one-race team partnership for the Japanese Grand Prix with leading technology company EPSON.
Motor racing - 01 Oct 2004
(UK, 1 October 2004) Revolution Sports Marketing Group, the premier sports marketing agency, has been appointed by BMW (GB) Limited to identify and introduce commercial sponsors for its Formula BMW UK Championship.
Motor racing - 01 Oct 2004
The Motor Sports Association, as the governing body of UK motor sport, is greatly concerned at the announcement made yesterday that the British Grand Prix will not appear on the provisional 2005 Formula One calendar to be presented to the FIA World Motor Sports Council for ratification on 13 October.
Motor racing - 30 Sep 2004
London, 30th September. Just six months after the launch of A1 Grand Prix in Dubai, series founder and CEO, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum, announces the signing of the first six national seat holders and unveils the final specification of the A1 Grand Prix car.
Motor racing - 29 Sep 2004
Krohn-Barbour Racing has made the decision not to enter its two Lamborghini Murciélago R-GTs in the next round of the American Le Mans Series, the season finale at Laguna Seca, California, on October 14-16.
Motor racing - 28 Sep 2004
Today, the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford made those ties even stronger by announcing that Roshfrans would become the first Mexican company to ever become an official series sponsor.
Motor racing - 27 Sep 2004
BRASELTON, Ga. - The American Le Mans Series, SPEED Channel and CBS Sports have announced renewed multi-year agreements that will see the continued appearance of the professional sports car racing series on both television outlets for years to come.
Motor racing - 27 Sep 2004
Another name famous for its motorsport heritage has joined forces with A1 Grand Prix as the series’ official tyre supplier.
Motor racing - 24 Sep 2004
BAR Honda is delighted to announce a long-term partnership agreement with Chinese internet portal Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU), one of the leading online media information service providers for China. The partnership commences with effect from this weekend at the inaugural Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
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 - 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
Motorcycling - 22 Sep 2004
MotoGP's ruling body, the Grand Prix Permanent Bureau, confirmed the recent decision taken by the majority of the members of the Grand Prix Commission (formed by representatives of the FIM, the Manufacturer Association MSMA, the Team Association IRTA and Dorna Sports) which will see the end of races in the MotoGP class being interrupted by rain.
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