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Motor racing - 31 Jan 2003
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and the North American Sports Network (NASN), the new American sports television channel, have partnered to bring the entire 2003 season of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series live to sports and racing fans, a first for the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Motor racing - 31 Jan 2003
Motorsport News, the popular weekly publication read by almost every UK rally enthusiast, has reached agreement with BRC Licensing Limited (BRCL), the organiser and promoter of the Pirelli British Rally Championship, to support the 2003 series as an associate sponsor.
Motor racing - 07 Jan 2003
Capitalizing on the heritage of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, the premier level of competition in the Indy Racing League will be known as the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series starting in the 2003 season.
Motor racing - 19 Dec 2002
INDIANAPOLIS (December 18, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that David Clare will be joining the company in the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer when it reopens for business following its traditional holiday break on Monday, January 6.
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 - 04 Nov 2002
Extending a relationship that has seen Bridgestone serve as the lone tire supplier for Championship Auto Racing Teams, the manufacturer announced Saturday afternoon that it would up the ante next year as it becomes the presenting sponsor of the Champ Car series.
Motor racing - 27 Sep 2002
Indianapolis Motor Speedway (U.S.), Friday 27th September 2002 - Following Ford Motor Company's three-month review of its Formula One activities, Group Vice President, Richard Parry-Jones, last week presented the recommendations to Ford's senior management in Dearborn, U.S. The aim of the review was to understand exactly what is required to accelerate the competitiveness of Ford's Jaguar Racing team and finding better ways of leveraging Ford Motor Company's presence in Formula One.
Motor racing - 12 Sep 2002
Oxford, UK, September 12, 2002. WilliamsF1 today announced that Accenture is extending its sponsorship of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team until 2005 and providing the team with additional business consulting services.
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 - 05 Jul 2002
McLaren International is pleased to announce the extension of its longstanding Technology Partnership with BAE SYSTEMS for a further five years.
Motor racing - 02 Jul 2002
Queensland has secured its place as Australia's number one event state, winning the rights to host the Australian National Drag Racing Championships at Willowbank for the next three years (2003-2005).
Motor racing - 17 Jun 2002
Following the completion of the new access road to the Silverstone circuit, the FIA has returned the $5 million performance bond to the MSA (the British National Sporting Authority) and Octagon Motorsports (the Promoter of the British Grand Prix).
Motor racing - 14 Jun 2002
LE MANS, France (June 13, 2002) - In a move that will fuel the growth of the American Le Mans Series for years to come, the series has renewed and extended its relationship with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), organizer of the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Motor racing - 23 May 2002
The MSA British Rallycross Championship will be re-introduced next year, after the MSA awarded a three-year contract to run the championship to Enterprise AC, the promotional arm of the British Rallycross Drivers Association.
Motor racing - 15 Apr 2002
The FIA is a non-profit federation of motoring organisations and motor sport associations. It is the world-governing body of motor sport responsible for regulating the major international motor sport championships. The FIA does not receive sponsorship from the tobacco industry.
Motor racing - 19 Mar 2002
Taking the first step in establishing the 2003 CART FedEx Championship Series schedule, officials from the City of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc.; (NYSE: MPH) and Dover Downs Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) officially announced today that the CART FedEx Championship Series will be racing in St. Petersburg, Fla. in 2003.
Motor racing - 05 Mar 2002
Setting the stage for the first super weekend of road racing in one of North America's premier international cities, officials from Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and Raceworks, LLC jointly announced today that the previously announced Grand Prix of the Americas will be run on Oct. 4 - 6 on an all-new circuit through the streets of downtown Miami.
Motor racing - 21 Feb 2002
The Indy Racing League and Reebok International Ltd. (NYSE:RBK) have formed a multiyear partnership naming Reebok the Official Outfitter of the Indy Racing League.
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.
Motor racing - 31 Jan 2002
One of the world’s premier toy brands, The LEGO Company, today announced a major licensing agreement with WilliamsF1, one of the most respected names in Formula One.
Motor racing - 29 Jan 2002
Britain's newest Formula One driver, Allan McNish has secured the backing of Swiss watch makers Oris for his debut Grand Prix season. Oris, established in Switzerland in 1904 by Paul Cattin and Georges Christian, are best known for milestone developments in mechanical watch making including their time-zone defying Worldtimer watch, the multi-functional Complication and of course the Oris Chronographs.
Motor racing - 11 Jan 2002
The Motor Sports Association is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with ABIRO Ltd to organise and promote the 2002 Pirelli MSA British Rally Championship.
Motor racing - 22 Nov 2001
Neither the FIA, nor its championships, receive sponsorship from the tobacco industry. However, sponsorship by the tobacco industry of motor sport teams and events has occurred for over thirty years.
Motor racing - 28 Sep 2001
The unique sounds, smells and visual sensations that are Champ Car racing will return to the front range of the Rockies in 2002 with the running of the CART Grand Prix of Denver – part of the CART FedEx Championship Series – on the streets surrounding the city's Pepsi Center.
Motor racing - 14 Sep 2001
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) today announced the postponement of the New Hampshire 300 NASCAR Winston Cup Series race at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, N.H. The race has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 23.
Motor racing - 11 Sep 2001
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced a 36-race schedule for the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. For the first time in the 54-year history of NASCAR’s premier series, the schedule will end in the state of Florida.
Motor racing - 03 Sep 2001
INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indy Racing League, ABC and ESPN, Inc. have agreed to terms that would extend and expand their partnership through 2007, it was announced today.
Motor racing - 03 Jul 2001
Following cancellation of the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire (see below), with only two rounds remaining, the Motor Sports Association has cancelled this year's British Rally Championship.
Motor racing - 11 Jun 2001
At a meeting held on Thursday 7 June 2001 The Northern Ireland Motor Club Ltd conceded that the continuing difficulties connected with Foot and Mouth Disease had now forced a decision to cancel the Stena Line Ulster Rally 2001 which was due to run on the first week end in September.
Motor racing - 25 May 2001
Hugo Boss, the international fashion and lifestyle group, and McLaren are pleased to announce a five-year extension of their Partnership. The 2001 Season marks the 20th year together for Boss and McLaren and the extension, signed today, makes it the longest ever sponsor/team partnership in the history of international sport.
Motor racing - 10 May 2001
The Board of CAMS, the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Limited, in a meeting yesterday unanimously appointed Mr. Colin Osborne as President. Mr Osborne has been a member of the Board or National Council for ten years and was Vice President for some time before becoming acting President this year.
Motor racing - 04 May 2001
After a consultation meeting between Motor Sports Association (MSA) and event organisers this year’s British Rally Championship (BRC) will begin with the Carlisle-based Pirelli International Rally on Saturday 21st July.
Motor racing - 20 Mar 2001
There is no threat to the European Le Mans Series race at Donington Park, on 13/14th April, from the outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease.
Motor racing - 01 Mar 2001
ISL Worldwide has today sent written notice to Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc (CART) terminating the exclusive marketing representation agreement which was signed in June 1998.
Motor racing - 19 Feb 2001
Western Australian State Development Minister Clive Brown and International Sportsworld Communications (ISC) Executive Chairman David Richards today announced that the Western Australian Government had secured the exclusive national rights to broadcast the FIA World Rally Championship, including Telstra Rally Australia to be staged in Western Australia.
Motor racing - 30 Jan 2001
Minardi Team today announces that Paul Stoddart, head of the European Aviation Group of Companies, has acquired the Italian Formula One organisation.
Motor racing - 30 Jan 2001
Sports Marketing Surveys Examines UK Motor Sport
Motor racing - 05 Jan 2001
Riley & Scott Split from Reynard Motorsport
Motor racing - 17 Nov 2000
A 13-round tour, a thrilling new race programme, two new tracks, an extended TV package and a night race are just some of the key details announced today for the 2001 PowerTour British motorsport series.
Motor racing - 24 Oct 2000
Nascar Names New Broadcasting Vice President
Motor racing - 20 Oct 2000
Jordan Extends Hewlett-Packard Sponsorship
Motor racing - 10 Oct 2000
Turner Sports to Produce Nascar Online
Motor racing - 10 Oct 2000
Nascar and American Online in Mutual Promotion Deal
Motor racing - 26 Jul 2000
F1 Arrows announce AMT Engine Deal
Motor racing - 21 Jul 2000
Sportal Offers Formula 1 Results via Mobile Phones
Motor racing - 04 Jul 2000
Octagon Launches New International Motorsport Series
Motor racing - 21 Jun 2000
Cart Announces WDFN as Radio Network Affiliate
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