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2014-08-29 20:21:20

Peter Theodoracopoulos Named Honorary Crew Member of Famed No. 43 Eckrich Team LISLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With help from Eckrich, an American icon recognized an American hero today outside Atlanta. NASCAR Hall of Famer "The King" Richard Petty surprised Navy Counselor 2(nd) Class (AW) Peter Theodoracopoulos and his family with the opportunity to be honorary crew members of his No. 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup race team this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Petty gave...

2014-08-29 16:20:57

No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Driver Brian Vickers & Michael Waltrip Racing Team Members Demonstrate Importance of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math in Racing, Careers ATLANTA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc., (NYSE: AAN), partnered with the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta Thursday to host "The Science Of Speed," an event designed to give teenagers an exciting and informative look at how a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education...

2014-08-29 12:21:28

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) with driver Josef Newgarden has been on a bit of a tear in the Verizon IndyCar Series as of late. After having a sure victory taken away with a troubled pit stop at the Mid-Ohio round, Newgarden has gone on to score finishes of fifth in Milwaukee and sixth last weekend in Sonoma, after having qualified second at the legendary Napa Valley circuit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91849...

2014-08-29 08:21:00

Hertz British Grand Prix to be held at Silverstone from August 28th to August 31st LONDON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) and Dorna Sports are pleased to announce that Hertz, the world-leading general use car rental brand, is yet again the title sponsor of the 2014 British MotoGP(TM). The British edition of the premier motorcycle racing world championship will be held at Silverstone from August 28th to August 31(st)....

2014-08-28 20:22:04

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For celebrities, philanthropy offers a chance to give back to society by opening their hearts and wallets. But who are some of the nation's most charitable stars and what are their favorite causes? WIOD radio personality Keith Singer's new radio segment "Making a Difference," offers high profile guests who are giving back to their communities an open mic to discuss their philanthropy and charitable involvement. Among his recent guests...

2014-08-28 16:26:05

TaxSlayer Bowl-branded NASCAR car debuts this weekend, Earnhardt Jr. confirmed for 2015 bowl game JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The speed, athleticism and teamwork inherent in college football and NASCAR merge this year as TaxSlayer.com combines its football and car-racing assets in a series of high-impact promotions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141157 This Saturday, Aug. 30, at Atlanta Motor Speedway, TaxSlayer Bowl will enter the NASCAR scene as a...

2014-08-27 12:34:00

CommScope will Upgrade and Future-Proof the Network Infrastructure for DAYTONA Rising DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daytona International Speedway (DIS) today announced CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has become the first technology partner in the expanding "We Built Daytona" marketing platform supporting the unprecedented $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. CommScope will deploy a new...

2014-08-27 08:21:07

~Announces NASCAR schedule changes impacting Company for 2015 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) ("ISC") today provided additional details on NASCAR's domestic broadcast rights contracts for its Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck series beginning in 2015, as well as changes to its NASCAR calendar of events for 2015....

2014-08-25 20:20:22

CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and his co-driver Craig Drew claimed victory at the 2014 Muscatell Ojibwe Forest Rally in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The duo maintained the leading pace despite constant pressure from factory teammates Travis Pastrana and co-driver Chrissie Beavis with their DMACK Tires-shod 2014 Subaru WRX STI rally car. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139505 The Muscatell Ojibwe Forest Rally...

2014-08-25 16:20:58

Prizes Include Trips to Bank of America 500 and End of Season Drivers' Awards Banquet in Las Vegas! DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help celebrate this year's SYLVANIA 300, the second race in the Chase for the NASCAR(®) Sprint(®) Cup taking place Sept. 21, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) are launching two exciting promotions sure to delight any racing fan. How Does OSRAM SYLVANIA Light Up Your Life? From the moment we...


Latest Motorsport Reference Libraries

Cheetah Racing Cars
2014-06-23 06:16:01

Cheetah Racing Cars is a manufacturer of race cars in Australia. The design, engineering and production of Cheetah Race Cars are done by Brian Shead at a factory behind his home in Mordialloc, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The first car produced by Shead was for his own use in 1960 to race in the Formula Junior. He built another Cheetah in 1962 and a third in 1963. In 1970 he produced a MK4H Hill-climb car V-8 Oldsmobile, adding a redesign to previous cars. In 1973, Shead started to...

Kaditcha Formula 2 race car
2014-01-29 12:55:46

Kaditcha is an Australian automobile manufacturer founded by Barry Lock. The company produced open-wheeled and sports car racing cars for series including Formula 500 and Australian Formula 2. The 1980s proved to be the most successful years for their race cars. A Chevrolet-powered 5.0-L version driven by Chris Clearihan, won the 1982 Australian Sports Car Championship, with other Kaditcha cars finishing second and third in points. In 1983, another Kaditcha race car driven by Peter Hopwood...

Elfin Sports Cars
2014-01-06 10:19:17

Elfin Sports Cars Pty Ltd, is an Australian automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1957 by Garrie Cooper. The company produces sports cars and race cars. It is the oldest and one of the most successful sports car makers in Australia, with 29 championships and major Grand Prix titles. Previously owned by Bill Hemming and Nick Kovatch, Elfin is now owned by the estate of former British race car driver Tom Walkinshaw, purchased from the former owners in 1998. The original factory was...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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