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Motorsport Network acquires Autosport & the Haymarket Media Group’s motor racing portfolio

Motorsport Network acquires Autosport & the Haymarket Media Group’s motor racing portfolio

MIAMI—Motorsport Network, the Miami-headquartered publisher of Motorsport.com and Motor1.com, today announced the acquisition of six business operations that make up the Haymarket Media Group’s interests in motorsport publishing, photography and events. The acquired businesses in the Autosport portfolio include Aut ... Continue reading

Road America's Race Season is Almost Here!

Road America's Race Season is Almost Here!

THE 2016 RACE SEASON AT ROAD AMERICA IS ALMOST HERE! ELKHART LAKE, Wis., March 30, 2016 - The 2016 race season is almost underway, and there is certainly a lot to look forward to at America's National Park of Speed! In the offseason, quite a bit has changed, Road America broke ground on a new retail and visitors' cente ... Continue reading

Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2016) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) announced its 28th class of inductees today at Daytona International Speedway, continuing a long-standing tradition of honoring legendary figures from a wide variety of racing disciplines. The seven-person class of 2016 inductees ... Continue reading

Ford GT 40 America's First and Last World Sports Car Champion at the Simeone Automotive Museum

Ford GT 40 America's First and Last World Sports Car Champion at the Simeone Automotive Museum

Ford Racing Legends World Sports Car Championship from 1966 to 1969. Shelby American Automobile Club Simeone Automotive Museum’s first 2014 event in its new Racing Legends Day series. ... Continue reading

Lucas Oil Owned MAVTV Motorsports Network Adds Execs

Lucas Oil Owned MAVTV Motorsports Network Adds Execs

Corona, CA August 21, 2013; Bob Patison, President of MAVTV American Real announces executive team expansion in the key areas of production, marketing, and distribution for the Lucas Oil owned network. "We are already on-air in 27 million households and targeting 50 million households," says Patison. "We are determined ... Continue reading

Former "Paperboy" Chris Economaki Named Third Squier-Hall Award Recipient

Former "Paperboy" Chris Economaki Named Third Squier-Hall Award Recipient

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 6, 2013) — Known for more than 50 years as the “Dean of American Motorsports,” the late journalist and broadcaster Chris Economaki has been named the third recipient of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence. Economaki will be honored during NASCAR Hall of Fame Induct ... Continue reading

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS ECONOMAKI' at IMRRC JUNE 15

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS ECONOMAKI' at IMRRC JUNE 15

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS ECONOMAKI' at IMRRC JUNE 15 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 10, 2013) - The achievements of Chris Economaki, the late dean of American motorsports, will be celebrated on Saturday, June 15, at the International Motor Racing Research Center. The free talk, part of the on-going Center Conversations speaker ser ... Continue reading

Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

<b>by Rick Carlton - Senior Motorsports Editor</b> <p> Ah yes, the wages of instant Karma. In a era where the current President of the United States wants us to believe that his pissing on our leg is really nothing more than a hard rain, even Danica Patrick has gotten into the act. <p> Granted, I ain't a fan of this wo ... Continue reading

Special Motorsports Event - Ford's 2012 Jim Clark Award For Rally Driver David Bogie

Special Motorsports Event - Ford's 2012 Jim Clark Award For Rally Driver David Bogie

The Association of Scottish Motoring Writers has honoured Dumfries rally driver David Bogie with this year's Ford-sponsored Jim Clark Award in recognition of his sporting achievements. ... Continue reading

Historics - Derek Bell And Bentley Inspired By 'Mission Motorsport' Team At Le Mans Classic

Historics - Derek Bell And Bentley Inspired By 'Mission Motorsport' Team At Le Mans Classic

Bentley's brand ambassador and five time Le Mans winner, Derek Bell MBE, returned to the iconic French race circuit last weekend to spearhead a unique motorsport challenge. ... Continue reading

Sanctioning Body News - NASCAR And Google Confirm April Fools Day Joke

Sanctioning Body News - NASCAR And Google Confirm April Fools Day Joke

DAYTONA BEACH, April 1, 2012: NASCAR and Google today confirmed what many expected throughout the morning – the two companies working together to bring autonomous vehicle technology to NASCAR race cars was Google’s very popular, annual April Fools’ Day joke. The collaboration highlights an evolving relat ... Continue reading

Matt Kenseth Holds Off Earnhardt Jr., Survives And Wins Bizarre 2012 Daytona 500

Matt Kenseth Holds Off Earnhardt Jr., Survives And Wins Bizarre 2012 Daytona 500

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Special to The Auto Channel DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Feb. 27, 2012-- Finally, nothing out of the ordinary happened. In a Daytona 500 that featured the first postponement in its history, a ball of fire from a racecar vs. jet dryer collision under caution and a surfeit of wild action in the ... Continue reading

Automotive Affairs - Weekly NHTSA Recalls - Oct. 17, 2011

Automotive Affairs - Weekly NHTSA Recalls - Oct. 17, 2011

NHTSA Campaign ID Number : 11V496 Manufacturer : MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC. ... Continue reading

Automotive Performance Brands - Yokohama Tire Corporation Opens Ride And Drive Program to Enthusiasts

Automotive Performance Brands - Yokohama Tire Corporation Opens Ride And Drive Program to Enthusiasts

FULLERTON, Sept. 22, 2011: Yokohama Tire Corporation annually offers experiential ride and drive training programs across the country for dealers. Now, the Fullerton, California-based tire manufacturer is looking at opening the event to consumers. On September 21, Yokohama invited a group of enthusiasts from local car ... Continue reading

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