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Motor racing - 24 Nov 2009 - Media rights
The Automobile Club de Ouest, owners and organisers of the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours event has decided to manage all media rights internally.
Motor racing - 17 Feb 2006
International Sportsworld Communicators Ltd. (ISC), the global media and commercial rights holder for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), today announced the latest TV audience statistics and data*, illustrating that the worldwide television audience of the WRC has increased 44% in three years.
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 - 18 Jan 2005
Ahead of the Rally season opening in Monte Carlo, FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) rights holder, International Sportsworld Communicators Ltd. (ISC), has announced that it has agreed a global sponsorship deal with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that will see their Lucozade Energy brand installed as the ‘Official Energy Drink of the WRC’ for the forthcoming season.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series today announced an exclusive licensing and merchandising partnership for 2005 with Speedgear, the leading open wheel merchandise company in North America.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series today announced an exclusive licensing and merchandising partnership for 2005 with Speedgear, the leading open wheel merchandise company in North America.
Motor racing - 13 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 13, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series today finalized its 2005 television schedule, announcing a return to SPEED Channel for seven of the 14 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford events, beginning with live coverage of the inaugural Grand Prix of Edmonton July 17.
Motor racing - 07 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series, which operates the Trans-Am Series, and the Sports Car Club of America have agreed to extend an agreement granting Champ Car the marketing and promotional rights to the Trans-Am name.
Motor racing - 21 Dec 2004
Premium TV, the broadband and mobile sports and entertainment content business, has signed a deal with International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) to co-exploit the new media rights for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The deal will focus on maximising the new media platform for WRC and its users via the creation of new WRC broadband, mobile and commercial website products.
Motor racing - 21 Dec 2004
Premium TV, the broadband and mobile sports and entertainment content business, has signed a deal with International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) to co-exploit the new media rights for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
Motor racing - 14 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2004) – The Champ Car World Series today announced a set of new television partners for 2005, reaching agreements with CBS Sports and NBC for the upcoming Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season.
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
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 - 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 - 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.
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.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.
Motor racing - 16 Mar 2004
Champ Cars are among the most technologically-advanced race cars in North America, and will now be seen in 2004 in an equally-advanced television broadcast format courtesy of HDNet.
Motor racing - 08 Mar 2004
Pan-european broadcaster, Motors TV, announced today it has signed a deal to bring LIVE coverage of the American Le Mans Series over Europe.
Motor racing - 03 Mar 2004
Road Atlanta and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) announced today that Chevrolet Motor Division, with the support of the Atlanta-area Chevrolet Dealers, has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor of Petit Le Mans, the famous 1,000-mile endurance racing event.
Motor racing - 26 Feb 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (February 25, 2004) – Officials with the Champ Car World Series ('Series') and the City of St. Petersburg regretfully announced Wednesday that, despite their best efforts, they were not able to complete negotiations to acquire the rights to hold the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Motor racing - 23 Feb 2004
Some of Australia’s most popular motor racing championships from the PROCAR Champ Series will be shown on the national Nine Network from April.
Motor racing - 19 Feb 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (February 19, 2004) - Officials from Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. and the Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama today announced that the automobile manufacturer has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of the series through the end of the 2005 season.
Motor racing - 05 Feb 2004
Rights holders of the FIA World Rally Championship, International Sportsworld Communicators, have announced the start of a comprehensive research programme with TNSSPORT to measure all aspects of the Championship, from global television coverage to monitoring partner exposure.
Motor racing - 04 Feb 2004
Formula One Management seeks Sales person for F1 Radio Rights and Support Event TV rights.
Motor racing - 21 Jan 2004
Siemens and the Team McLaren Mercedes Formula One racing team have extended their partnership, as specified in the sponsorship agreement recently signed by Rudi Lamprecht, member of the managing board at Siemens AG, and Ron Dennis, CEO and Chairman of the McLaren Group.
Motor racing - 09 Jan 2004
The World Rally Championship (WRC) is to move from Channel 4 to ITV1 as ISC, the TV and commercial rights holders to WRC, signs a new three-year agreement with ITV1.
Motor racing - 16 Dec 2003
The Australian Rally Championship (ARC) is looking forward to an even stronger future in 2004 and beyond with news that telecommunications company Globalstar Australia has joined the series as naming rights sponsor of the dynamic six round series.
Motor racing - 02 Dec 2003
INDIANAPOLIS (December 1, 2003) – The Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season will open with the 21st running of the Champ Cars at the Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2004 after CART and race promoter Dover Motorsports Inc. announced the postponement Monday of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Motor racing - 05 Nov 2003
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – November 4, 2003 – International Speedway Corporation ('ISC') (Nasdaq/NM: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) today announced 88 Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of ISC and parent of The California Speedway Corporation, owner of California Speedway ('Speedway'), filed a Complaint for Declaratory Relief with the U.S. District Court, Central District of California against CART, Inc. The Complaint seeks a declaration that wildfires throughout San Bernardino County, California,
Motor racing - 07 Oct 2003
For the 3rd year in a row, Motors TV will be bringing extensive LIVE coverage, to all of its European viewers, of the Bathurst 1000 Km Endurance race, from Saturday night, October 11th to Sunday morning, October 12th.
Motor racing - 30 Sep 2003
The Formula One Grand Prix to be held in Bahrain in April 2004 will be called the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
Motor racing - 24 Sep 2003
Formula One Management ('FOM'), the commercial rightsholder to all sound and moving images from the FIA Formula One World Championships, is looking to fill a vacancy within its television department. Based in central London this person will primarily be responsible for handling archive and ancillary rights requests.
Motor racing - 16 Sep 2003
U.K. free to air network Five has renewed the Australian V8 Supercar motor racing series for 2004.
Motor racing - 11 Sep 2003
NASCAR today announced that Craig Media Inc., Canada’s largest privately held television broadcaster, will televise 12 live NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series races in Canada for the 2004 and 2005 seasons.
Motor racing - 11 Sep 2003
INDIANAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 10, 2003 – Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) and Open Wheel Racing Series LLC today announced they have signed a definitive agreement providing for Open Wheel Racing Series to acquire Championship for cash equivalent to $0.56 per share, based on the number of shares of Championship common stock currently outstanding. Open Wheel Racing Series has previously stated that, if the transaction is completed, it intends to continue to operate the business of Cham
Motor racing - 28 Aug 2003
(August 26, 2003 - CHARLOTTE, NC) Team Sports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSPT.OB) announced today, effective immediately, it has discontinued its efforts to develop, own, operate and sanction an automotive racing league.
Motor racing - 26 Aug 2003
INDIANAPOLIS – August 24, 2003 – Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that its Board of Directors has instructed Management to continue negotiating with Open Wheel Racing Series LLC with respect to all terms related to a possible acquisition of Championship. As previously disclosed, last week Championship received a proposal from Open Wheel Racing Series of $0.50 a share for all outstanding shares of the company.
Motor racing - 19 Aug 2003
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that it has received a proposal from Open Wheel Racing Series to enter into a letter of intent contemplating the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of CART for approximately $.50 cash per share.
Motor racing - 12 Aug 2003
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003 and detailed several changes in its business model arising from the significant challenges presently facing the corporation.
Motor racing - 16 Jul 2003
LONDON (July 16, 2003) – Budweiser, the world’s best-selling beer, and the BMW WilliamsF1 Team, a global leader in Formula One, today announced the 'King of Beers' will serve as an 'official sponsor' of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team. The multi-year agreement is Budweiser’s first sponsorship in Formula One and builds upon the brand’s international sports marketing portfolio.
Motor racing - 16 Jun 2003
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) (NYSE:MPH) today announced its plans to explore strategic alternatives and provided financial guidance for 2003.
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