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Motor racing - 21 Sep 2004
Statement from BTCC Series Director Alan Gow: 'Yesterday, Rockingham's new Chief Executive Joe Dickinson confirmed to me his organisation's commitment to hosting all forms of high profile motor sport.
Motor racing - 20 Sep 2004
(September 17, 2004) – What follows is a statement released by the Champ Car World Series concerning today’s announcement by series sponsor Ford Motor Company that it was putting the assets of Cosworth Racing Inc. up for sale. Cosworth Racing Inc. is the exclusive engine supplier to the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford. The statement should be attributed to Champ Car President and CEO Dick Eidswick.
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.
Motorcycling - 15 Sep 2004
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 14, 2004) -- AMA Pro Racing today announced the AMA Chevrolet Superbike Championship event at Virginia International Raceway and AMA Supermoto Championship event at South Boston Speedway scheduled for this weekend have been postponed due to complications related to Hurricane Ivan.
Motor racing - 09 Sep 2004
Munich/Monza, 9th September 2004. Assembly professional Würth is the latest official supplier to join the BMW WilliamsF1 Team. 'Formula One is a leading international sport using leading-edge technology, and that makes it an ideal communications platform for our globally operating group,' explains Dieter Münch, Head of Marketing and Advertising of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG. 'We look forward to working together with the BMW WilliamsF1 Team as an innovative partner.'
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.
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.
Motor racing - 09 Sep 2004
Herzogenaurach, Germany, September 8th 2004 – PUMA® AG and Ferrari Spa today announce that they have signed a multi-year contract, which becomes effective on January 1st 2005. PUMA AG will become the official licensee of replica and fan merchandise as well as supplier of Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, the most successful Formula 1 team of all times. Therefore, in addition to fireproof racing products, PUMA will supply the team with teamwear, team footwear, as well as accessories. The essence of the
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.
Motor racing - 31 Aug 2004
MONTREAL (August 27, 2004) – The Champ Car World Series and the world’s leading fast-food chain McDonald’s® today announced a partnership that will see the restaurant chain serve as the 'Official Fast Food Restaurant of Champ Car' through the 2006 season.
Motorcycling - 24 Aug 2004
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Aug. 23, 2004) -- AMA Pro Racing announced today that Dunlop will be the official tyre of the 2005 AMA Supermoto Championship.
Motor racing - 23 Aug 2004
SRO and the Bahrain International Circuit have reached an agreement for the organisation of a GT Festival, which will take place between the 24th and 26th of November 2004, bringing together cars from GT Championships in Europe and beyond.
Motor racing - 23 Aug 2004
PORTLAND (August 20, 2004) – Today, officials from the Champ Car World Series and the City of Portland, along with community business leaders, announced a memorandum of understanding that will keep the Champ Cars at the Portland International Raceway road course for the next three seasons.
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 - 13 Aug 2004
The Australian family track development team compiled of Ron, Jeremy and Heath Dickson whom are responsible for bringing to the Champ Car World Series the three largest and most successful events (Mexico City, Mexico, Surfers Paradise, Australia and Monterrey, Mexico) have resigned from Forsythe Racing Inc. and are venturing towards independency, the move was agreed to by Gerry Forsythe.
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,, 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.
Motor racing - 02 Jul 2004
Toyota Motorsport GmbH has today announced that it has signed a sponsorship deal with US-based IT company BMC Software Inc, effective 1 July 2004, which sees BMC become a sponsor and technical partner for the Panasonic Toyota Racing Formula 1 team.
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.
Motorcycling - 23 Jun 2004
BRAINERD, Minn. – Brainerd International Raceway today announced that Michelin will be the presenting sponsor of the Trofeo Ducati U.S. Superbike AMA Championship, which is scheduled for June 25-27 on BIR’s world-class 3-mile road course.
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 - 14 Jun 2004
Montreal, June 11, 2004. The BMW WilliamsF1 Team today confirmed that long term sponsor, Petrobras, has extended its commercial partnership with the team.
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 - 09 Jun 2004
The greatest names in British Touring Car history will clash at Donington Park's final championship meeting this season, when champions from the past 14 years go head to head with other notable past BTCC drivers in a spectacular and unique 'BTCC Masters' event.
Motor racing - 08 Jun 2004
Dubai, 7 June, 2004: The A1 Grand Prix series will receive a power boost in the form of a V8 engine following a deal finalised between His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum and Zytek Engineering.
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