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2014-10-30 12:26:29

Florida Hospital Becomes Official Healthcare Provider of Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) ("ISC") today announced a multi-year partnership that will make Florida Hospital the second Founding Partner at Daytona International Speedway, as part of its historic $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. Providing high-quality medical...

2014-10-30 08:23:09

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorsport.com announced today that award-winning news editor Charles Bradley has been appointed to the Company's executive management team as editor in chief after spending the last 14 years with world-renowned motor sports magazine Autosport.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155313 Bradley will oversee Motorsport.com's worldwide news and content operations as well as digital newsgathering operations, effective Jan. 15, 2015....

2014-10-29 16:20:51

Elite Race Instructors and Performance Brake Specialists Bring Safety to the Roads CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Stop® Extreme Performance Brake Systems and the Bob Bondurant® School of High Performance Driving are proud to announce a breakthrough partnership to keep our roads safer and our drivers more secure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155286 Bondurant, considered the premier high performance driving school in the US, and Power Stop, the leader...

2014-10-22 23:04:26

ClearPlex, the makers of Invisible Windshield and Electronic Protection Films, joins Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing as an associate Sponsor. Brownsburg, IND. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that ClearPlex®, makers of leading automotive glass protection film, have entered into a multi-year agreement as an associate sponsor of their Verizon IndyCar Series and Tudor United SportsCar programs. In addition, ClearPlex® was named the...

2014-10-22 12:26:52

Luyendyk to help launch new, fast-acting heartburn relief LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Season 8 runner-up of ABC's The Bachelorette and a contender for the 19(th) edition of The Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk, Jr. knows a thing or two about the pain associated with heartburn. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153698 Now, the Dutch-born auto racing driver and 2014 Rookie of the Year in TORC: The Off Road Championship Series has been tapped as the ambassador for...

2014-10-22 04:20:23

Matt Coffman Retains Pro License For 2015; Finishes Third Highest Of 16 Rookies CENTRAL POINT, Ore., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Formula Drift driver Matt Coffman's rookie year finished up at Irwindale Speedway in dramatic style, missing a Pro 1 Top 32 finish by a single point. The rookie wrapped up Pro 2 in 7th place overall, making for a solid first year in Formula Drift. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153416 Team Manager, Jeff Mailley, says it has...

2014-10-18 08:20:17

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The seven members of the Class of 2014 were recognized for their achievements and contributions to motorcycling during the 2014 American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson Motor Company, at the Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Friday evening. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141018/152932LOGO During a ceremony hosted by actor,...

2014-10-16 16:21:08

Landon Cassill and the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevy SS to hit the track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsforsale.com, one of the Internet's largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS will make its sixth appearance of the season with Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 on October 19. The...

2014-10-11 16:20:11

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood actor and longtime motorcyclist Perry King will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 2014 American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson, on Friday, Oct. 17, at the Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The induction ceremony takes place during the 2014 AMA Convention, Oct. 16-19, in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle...

2014-10-09 16:20:31

Autoweek.com first to report the Oct. 15 prison release of Randy Lanier, 1985 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and convicted drug ringleader who was sentenced to life in prison in 1988. DETROIT, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autoweek.com posted breaking-news on the scheduled discharge Oct.15 of Randy Lanier, 60, after serving 26 years of a life sentence at the high-security Federal Correction Complex of Coleman in Florida for a 1988 conviction on leading a marijuana drug ring. Autoweek...


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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