Archive for November 27th, 2006
Tony Stewart competes. Certainly, he competes every time he’s behind the wheel of a race car, no matter whether it’s a Nextel Cup car on a superspeedway, a sprint racer on a dirt track or a go-kart goofing off with his buddies.
Matt Borland, Ryan Newman’s longtime crew chief, is staying at Penske Racing South for the 2007 season, team president Don Miller said Monday, although no title or job description has been finalized.
The three-day festival of speed and entertainment will feature the season-opening race in the Champ Car World Series, a Historic Grand Prix race, along with support racing events, boxing matches, concerts, expos and a celebrity poker tournament. The April 8 Champ Car World Series race will feature open-wheel cars reaching speeds of up to 180 [...]
There will be at least 21 drivers eligible for the 2007 Shootout on Saturday, Feb. 10 on FOX. The non-points NASCAR Nextel Cup event features the previous season’s pole winners and past Shootout champions.
Bank of America Corp. has signed a five-year deal as the official bank of NASCAR. The bank shared details of the agreement with The Associated Press before the public announcement Monday. The multiyear deal greatly expands Bank of America’s sponsorship of stock car racing, while also marking a change in how NASCAR lines up sponsors.
The organizers of the 2006 Race of Champions – Nations Cup, a unique and spectacular competition that opposes motor sport champions and superstars from across the world, are delighted to confirm the return of NASCAR superstar Jimmie Johnson and multiple X-Games Champ Travis Pastrana to spearhead the USA’s bid to win the coveted Nations Cup.
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) development driver and USAC National Sprint and Midget Car Series star Bryan Clauson was recently nominated for RACER Magazine’s Rookie of the Year Award which will be presented during this year’s SPEED Performance Awards.
BMW-Sauber have become the second Formula One team to confirm the launch date for their 2007 challenger.
Even though the Formula One auto racing circuit is on an annual break, its sponsorship machine has been busy.