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Motor racing - 24 Mar 2004
The FIA World Motor Sports Council has today confirmed the full championship status of the Wales Rally GB, Britain’s round of the World Rally Championship, in September for 2004.
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 - 19 Mar 2004
Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) today announced that is has signed a deal with Toyoda Mitsui Europe GmbH, one of the world leaders in high-performance machine tools.
Motor racing - 18 Mar 2004
As Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda gears up for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, the team is delighted to announce that it has secured a Team Supplier agreement with Italian machining manufacturer, JOBS. The partnership will begin with immediate effect, and will involve JOBS providing B·A·R with a LinX Compact T3D 5-axis machining centre, which will be located in the team's in-house machine shop.
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 - 16 Mar 2004
Asia's Number One broadcaster ESPN Star Sports (ESS) announced the success of this seasons on-air sponsorship for Formula 1, following the amazing start to the season in Melbourne, Australia of this ultimate motor sport event.
Motor racing - 12 Mar 2004
JeanRichard watches, a collection of fine Swiss timepieces intended for a clientele seeking original and exclusive products, has joined the American Le Mans Series in a new sponsorship and awards programme
Motor racing - 11 Mar 2004
Spike TV is the new cable television home for the Champ Car World Series for the 2004 season, it was announced today jointly by Champ Car President Dick Eidswick and Kevin Kay, Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, Spike TV. The network will telecast the entire 16-race schedule of one of the most popular racing circuits from venues all over the world, from Long Beach, CA. to Seoul, South Korea.
Motor racing - 10 Mar 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (March 9, 2004) – The Champ Car World Series will have a different look and feel to its television broadcasts in 2004 after contracting with New York industry stalwarts Betelgeuse Productions to produce its television package.
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 - 05 Mar 2004
B&Q China will sponsor the Jordan Grand Prix team in 2004. This ground-breaking partnership will jointly promote and develop the B&Q and Jordan brands in China.
Motor racing - 05 Mar 2004
Oxford, March 5, 2004. The BMW WilliamsF1 Team today confirmed a major marketing and promotional partnership agreement with the Shanghai International Circuit (SIC) and the region's leading television network, CCTV ahead of the inaugural Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on September 26, 2004.
Motor racing - 04 Mar 2004
Under the patronage of His Highness the Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Kingdom of Bahrain has initiated a unique and exciting idea for promoting a number of diverse international humanitarian, charitable and cultural messages in association with the Jordan Formula One team.
Motor racing - 04 Mar 2004
Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda today announces that MAC Tools, previously a supplier to the team, has become an official Team Partner. MAC Tools will continue to provide hand tools for the team's use at Grands Prix, testing and at the factory, however it will also be stepping up its involvement and will have on-car branding on the rear-wing endplates. The partnership will commence immediately and the MAC Tools logo will be seen on the B·A·R Honda 006 from this weekend's Australian Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 04 Mar 2004
In 2003, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) decided to modify its rules during the off season, in order to stop the regular overall decrease of their TV audience ratings.
Motor racing - 04 Mar 2004
The BMW WilliamsF1 Team has confirmed that after a successful debut season, team sponsor Budweiser has extended its commercial relationship for the forthcoming season, and the 'Bud King of Beers' identity will be more extensively visible on team assets.
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 - 02 Mar 2004
In the week prior to the start of the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship, the BMW WilliamsF1 Team today announced a groundbreaking new commercial partnership with Hamleys – 'The finest toys in the world.'
Motor racing - 02 Mar 2004
The German company Eisenmann, one of the world's leading suppliers for surface finishing systems, material flow automation, environmental technology, and ceramics firing technology, has signed a long-term agreement to become Official Supplier to the Team McLaren Mercedes Formula One team and the McLaren Technology Centre.
Motor racing - 01 Mar 2004
Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motorsport GmbH announced today that ESPN Star Sports has become a sponsor for the Panasonic Toyota Racing Formula 1 team.
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 - 25 Feb 2004
Woking, United Kingdom, 25th February 2004: The Team McLaren Mercedes team is pleased to announce the continuation of its long-term Partnership with Schüco, which marks the latest in a series of contract extensions and new Partnerships announced by the team in the build-up to the 2004 Formula One season.
Motor racing - 25 Feb 2004
Jordan Grand Prix today announces Quiksilver as an official supplier, providing eyewear and time pieces to the team during the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship.
Motor racing - 23 Feb 2004
Pioneer Europe NV is today pleased to announce it is a major partner of Jaguar Racing for the 2004 Formula One Season.
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 - 23 Feb 2004
The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team today announced a substantial multi-year partnership agreement with Spanish telecommunications group Telefonica.
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 - 18 Feb 2004
Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC, Champ Car today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of the assets formerly held by Championship Auto Racing Teams and will now commence with the operation of the Champ Car World Series.
Motor racing - 16 Feb 2004
KSO, promoter of the FIA European Touring Car Championship, is currently working on the project of stepping up the series to FIA World Touring Car Championship from 2005 onwards.
Motor racing - 16 Feb 2004
Pan-European broadcaster Motors TV and ABC Communication, promoter of the World Enduro Championship (WEC) today announced they have signed a deal to produce an international 26’ magazine after each round of the series.
Motor racing - 16 Feb 2004
In the most recent Racetrack study carried out by independent sports market research company Sports Marketing Surveys Formula One is perceived by fans as being competitive. This positive attitude backs up the increase in TV viewers during the latter part of last season.
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 - 13 Feb 2004
Motor Racing Network (MRN), the nation's largest independent sports radio network, today announced a one-year agreement to air the Crown Royal International Race of Champions series.
Motor racing - 13 Feb 2004
HarrierZeuros is the new sponsor of the Green Flag MSA British Touring Car Championship’s 'Independents Trophy' and for 2004 has put up a prize fund of £75,000.
Motor racing - 09 Feb 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed an agreement with TMA, a strategic marketing agency, for the provision of design services.
Motor racing - 09 Feb 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed up Scientio Inc., an artificial intelligence and data mining specialist, to assist the team in various problem-solving projects. Scientio specialises in software which will be used to analyse Jordan’s technical data in various ways and assist in understanding links and patterns between data sets. The artificial intelligence technology employed can be applied with good effect to many areas of the team’s work - from pit stop strategies to aerodynamic data and in the f
Motor racing - 09 Feb 2004
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – Penske Corporation and SIRIUS Satellite Radio announced Friday an agreement designed to utilize motorsports as a platform to bring satellite radio to race fans across the country.
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 - 05 Feb 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed a sponsorship agreement with RE/MAX Europe, part of the RE/MAX International real estate network. RE/MAX first sponsored Jordan in 2003 and the new deal sees the relationship extended for another year.
Motor racing - 04 Feb 2004
Formula One Management seeks Sales person for F1 Radio Rights and Support Event TV rights.
Motor racing - 03 Feb 2004
TAG Heuer, a world leader in prestigious sports watches and chronographs since 1860, has been named the Official Timekeeper and Scorer of the Indy Racing League and the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race.
Motor racing - 03 Feb 2004
Jordan Grand Prix announces today that Benson & Hedges will be a major sponsor of the Jordan Ford team in the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship.
Motor racing - 02 Feb 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (January 30, 2004) - As part of Wednesday's decision in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Indianapolis in which Judge Frank J. Otte awarded assets of CART, Inc. to Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC (OWRS), OWRS partners, Paul Gentilozzi, Kevin Kalkhoven, and Gerald Forsythe have agreed to purchase Pro-Motion Agency, Ltd., which operates the Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama.
Motor racing - 29 Jan 2004
With today’s decision in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Indianapolis, Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ('OWRS') will immediately take over operations of the Champ Car World Series.
Motor racing - 28 Jan 2004
The name of Bluebird is synonymous with World record breaking, outstanding human endeavour and Great Britain.
Motor racing - 28 Jan 2004
The Open Wheel Racing Series has issued a response to IRL's recent assertions on its commitment to Open Wheel Racing.
Motor racing - 26 Jan 2004
LANSING, Mich. (Jan. 23, 2004) – The Indy Racing League’s ('IRL') submission of a bid for selected assets of Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. ('CART') has only reinforced the Open Wheel Racing Series, LLC ('OWRS') commitment to preserve the future of open-wheel racing through the continuation of the Champ Car World Series.
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 - 21 Jan 2004
BMW and Dorna Sports have agreed terms for a two-year extension of their current sponsorship contract. As such, BMW will continue to be the Official Safety Car for the MotoGP World Championship as part of a relationship that started back at the beginning of the 2000 season.
Motor racing - 21 Jan 2004
The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce a new Official Supplier agreement with DMG, the world's leader of machine tools for milling and turning.
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