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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Motor racing - 08 Jun 2004
Leading satellite services company, GlobeCast, announced today that its UK Radio Division will be providing satellite IP and streaming facilities for Radio Le Mans, Haymarket Publishing’s English language radio station for the world’s most famous 24 hour motor race, taking place on 12th – 13th June.
Motor racing - 02 Jun 2004
Oxford, UK, 1 June 2004. The BMW WilliamsF1 Team today confirmed a new commercial partnership with Intelsat, one of the world's leading global satellite operators.
Motor racing - 27 May 2004
At the AGM of the British Racing Drivers’ Club at Silverstone on Tuesday 25th May 2004, Sir Jackie Stewart OBE was re-elected President.
Motor racing - 24 May 2004
As proud sponsor of the Corona Forsythe Racing team and driver Rodolfo Lavin, Cerveceria Modelo S.A. de C.V. ('Corona') is pleased to announce extending its participation in the Bridgestone Presents the Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford.
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 - 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 - 10 May 2004
The FIA has recently made public a project for the future which includes the introduction of a single tyre manufacturer in Formula One.
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 - 06 May 2004
AMMAN (Jordan): Officials at the Royal Automobile Club of Jordan have announced initial sponsorship plans for the 2004 Jordan International Rally, which takes place on May 20-22. The first press conference for the fourth round of this year's FIA Middle East Rally Championship took place today (Wednesday) at the Marriott Hotel in Amman.
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 - 29 Apr 2004
The first race of the Superfund Euro 3000 series takes place on May 2 in Brno, Czech Republic and TV viewers in over 15 countries in Europe and Scandinavia can see the action live. Through live, as-live and highlights programmes almost 400 million potential viewers can follow the series.
Motor racing - 29 Apr 2004
The first race of the Superfund Euro 3000 series takes place on May 2 in Brno, Czech Republic and TV viewers in over 15 countries in Europe and Scandinavia can see the action live. Through live, as-live and highlights programmes almost 400 million potential viewers can follow the series.
Motor racing - 29 Apr 2004
An agreement reached yesterday between CAMS and PROCAR will enable the PROCAR categories to continue to operate until a new Category Management organisation is identified.
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 - 23 Apr 2004
With the European Formula One season beginning today in San Marino, Jordan Grand Prix announces the sponsorship of Dutch computer firm Trust for the remainder of the season.
Motor racing - 22 Apr 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed an agreement with RAND Worldwide, a leading provider of technology and services to the engineering community, which will see RAND provide Jordan with Computer-Aided-Design and Manufacture (CAD/CAM) technologies, as well as product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions, including data management tools and services which will be used to design and manufacture Jordan’s Formula One cars.
Motor racing - 20 Apr 2004
Silverstone Motorsport Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies and the operator and promoter of Silverstone circuit.
Motor racing - 20 Apr 2004
The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce the extension and enhancement of its relationship with Charmilles, a pioneer of innovative Electric Discharge Machining (EDM) solutions. Under the new agreement, the Team has received the latest, most versatile, Charmilles EDM machine-models at their Technical Centre in Enstone. These eight machines include one Robofil 690, two Robofil 440cc, two Robofil 240cc and three Roboform 350 machines.
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 - 05 Apr 2004
With the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship gathering pace, Lucky Strike BAR Honda is pleased to announce that it has agreed a Technical Partnership with leading software company SAP UK. The partnership commences immediately and formalises an existing three-year relationship between BAR and SAP UK.
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