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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.
Motor racing - 19 May 2004
Most teams competing in this year's Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship have now decided not to compete in the planned non-championship race at July's British Formula One Grand Prix meeting at Silverstone.
Motor racing - 06 May 2004
Australia's premier Motorsport category and third most popular sport is national again following a deal with the Tasmanian Government to race at Symmons Plains for the next five years.
Motor racing - 05 May 2004
The Nevers Magny-Cours circuit and SRW Events, organiser of the LG Super Racing Weekend series, signed a three-year agreement today, concerning the organisation and promotion of a round of the series on the French circuit in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Motor racing - 05 May 2004
This morning, the organisers revealed the general outline of the route for the 2005 edition of the Dakar, which will take place from the 1st to the 16th of January.
Motor racing - 04 May 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2004) – Coming off a successful opening race to the 2004 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford campaign and preparing for a May 21-23 event in Monterrey, Mexico that is on pace to break its record for ticket sales, the Champ Car World Series is starting to attract the attention of major national companies that wish to join in the racing action.
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 - 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 - 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 - 07 Apr 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (April 6, 2004) — VP Racing Fuels has signed a multi-year agreement to become the 'Official Fuel Supplier' to the Motorock Trans-Am Series. As part of the agreement, all teams competing in this year’s Series will be required to use VP Racing Fuel’s C12 racing fuel. VP Racing Fuel will also offer contingency awards at each event this season.
Motor racing - 22 Mar 2004
The opening V8 Supercar Championship Series race at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide has hosted a record crowd of 237,000 in four days.
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 - 16 Feb 2004
Monday 16 February 2004 - Supercar Promotions Limited (SPL) the owners and management company of the SCV8 Supercar Championship today announce the move for the start of the all-new championship from this season to 2005.
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 - 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 - 06 Oct 2003
Organisers of Britain’s premier motorsport series, the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship, today confirmed a host of changes for the 2004 BTCC.
Motor racing - 29 Sep 2003
MIAMI (September 28, 2003) - The 2004 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season will feature another year of providing one of the most challenging tests in all of motorsports, as its drivers will continue the tradition of having to master every discipline of racing.
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 - 11 Aug 2003
The American Le Mans Series, the world's premier sports car racing championship, will return to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in 2004 under a new, three-year agreement.
Motor racing - 07 Aug 2003
The drivers and teams of the IRL IndyCarTM Series and Infiniti Pro Series will compete July 22-25, 2004 at The Milwaukee Mile, officials from the IRL, state of Wisconsin and The Milwaukee Mile announced Aug. 6.
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.
Motor racing - 30 May 2003
Officials from Wisconsin State Fair Park and CART Champ Car confirmed today a new three-year operating agreement that will see the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford continue to race its 750hp Champ Cars at the historic Milwaukee Mile on its traditional date through at least the 2006 racing season.
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 - 19 Mar 2003
Jordan Grand Prix has signed a groundbreaking co-operation agreement with China Central Television (CCTV) and Shanghai International Circuit Co. Ltd (SIC). Under the terms of the agreement Jordan Ford will become the preferred team of CCTV, featuring heavily in CCTV broadcasts through footage generated to introduce every aspect of Formula One to viewers in China.
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.
Motor racing - 11 Mar 2003
Having made a successful return to the Miami market with the Champ Car World Series in 2002, Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) ensured the long-term future of the Grand Prix Americas event today when it acquired Raceworks LLC, the Miami-based company that was the promoter for last season’s successful race.
Motor racing - 25 Feb 2003
The FIM Endurance World Championship has announced that Fisherman’s Friend, the international lozenge brand, has renewed its 'Associate Sponsor' agreement for the forthcoming year.
Motor racing - 13 Feb 2003
In 2003 Octagon Motorsports UK will spend £7.5 million on a series of construction projects across the five circuits controlled by the company.
Motor racing - 10 Feb 2003
Champ Car and Iowa-based Featherlite, Inc. announced today the extension of their relationship through 2003, a partnership that originally began in 1995.
Motor racing - 29 Jan 2003
MRS 2000 Limited is pleased to announce that Hanjin Shipping has renewed its partnership agreement with the Mild Seven Renault F1 Team.
Motor racing - 22 Jan 2003
Entertainment marketing agency RPMC Europe Ltd. has signed a six-figure deal this week with ISC (International Sports Communications) to raise the standard of VIP hospitality & travel packages for all fourteen locations on the World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar in 2003.
Motor racing - 16 Jan 2003
It was in Cleveland where Alan Freed first coined the term 'Rock and Roll', an act that led many years later to the establishment of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It was also in Cleveland in 1967 where voters elected the first African-American mayor of a major American city. Those innovations continued in 1982 when CART built the first temporary racing circuit on its calendar, turning its Burke Lakefront Airport into a 2.106-mile corral where 200-mph racing machines could stretch their legs.
Motor racing - 09 Jan 2003
INDIANAPOLIS (January 9, 2003) - Following through on a promise to return Champ Car racing to Europe in 2003, Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc., (CART) has announced a new race for the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford schedule, with an event at the fabled Brands Hatch circuit in England. The race will be held at Brands Hatch on May 5, bringing the top tier of North American open-wheel racing
Motor racing - 17 Dec 2002
PORTLAND, Ore. (December 16, 2002) - In a renewed commitment to the city of Portland and the race fans in the Pacific Northwest, Championship Auto Racing Teams President and CEO Christopher R. Pook announced today that CART will continue its annual Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford event in the Rose City through 2005.
Motor racing - 28 Nov 2002
Today Octagon Motorsports announced that retail sales for its gift experiences had grown by 50% in 2002. Octagon Motorsports retail brand, FirstPlace 4, has reported a 500% increase in direct sales and High Street retail sales are up by more than 62%.
Motor racing - 26 Nov 2002
INDIANAPOLIS (November 25, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced that the Rockingham 500 event, scheduled for May 3-4, 2003 in Corby, England, has been removed from next season's Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford schedule.
Motor racing - 21 Nov 2002
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has appointed T & R Enterprise Solutions Limited of Windsor, England, as its official international marketing representative, IMS officials announced Nov. 20.
Motor racing - 06 Nov 2002
INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002 - Tony George, president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indy Racing League, announced a series of management changes and promotions Nov. 5.
Motor racing - 01 Nov 2002
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 1, 2002) -- The 25th anniversary of the Budweiser Shootout At Daytona will be held under the lights for the first time on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Daytona International Speedway.
Motor racing - 25 Oct 2002
As yet another of the wildly successful CART FedEx Championship Series events on the Gold Coast of Australia gets underway this weekend, CART and the organizers of the event in Surfers Paradise today announced the signing of a new contract to bring the high-speed Champ Cars back to the Australian streets through the year 2008.
Motor racing - 21 Oct 2002
The 'new' Formula One TV world feed gives sponsors greater exposure and more spectacular TV pictures according to research carried out by Sports Marketing Surveys.
Motor racing - 30 Sep 2002
International Speedway Corporation (ISC) (Nasdaq/NM: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB), a leading promoter of motorsports activities, today announced the company and related subsidiaries have entered into strategic, long-term marketing agreements with Gatorade Thirst Quencher running through 2008. The deal is considered the single largest marketing partnership in ISC history.
Motor racing - 19 Sep 2002
The 2003 Indy Racing League event at California Speedway will be named the Toyota Indy 400, speedway and Toyota officials announced Sept. 18.
Motor racing - 02 Sep 2002
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and Bell ExpressVu have partnered to launch NASCAR IN CAR on Vu!, Bell ExpressVu’s own pay-per-view service.
Motor racing - 28 Aug 2002
Legendary race car driver, Mario Andretti, has been named to the Board of Directors of auto racing sanctioning organization Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc (NYSE:MPH).
Motor racing - 29 Jul 2002
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (July 27, 2002) - After more than a decade of holding some of the most successful sporting events on the Canadian calendar, the CART FedEx Championship Series announced Saturday that it would return to hold Molson Indy events in Toronto and Vancouver in 2003.
Motor racing - 22 Jul 2002
Britain's fastest ever motor race, the Rockingham 500 CART event, will be shown on BBC2 Grandstand on Sunday 15th September, the day after the race is run at Rockingham Motor Speedway, near Corby in Northamptonshire.