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Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
Ahead of the Rally season opening in Monte Carlo, FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) rights holder, International Sportsworld Communicators Ltd. (ISC), has announced that it has agreed a global sponsorship deal with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that will see their Lucozade Energy brand installed as the ‘Official Energy Drink of the WRC’ for the forthcoming season.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series today announced an exclusive licensing and merchandising partnership for 2005 with Speedgear, the leading open wheel merchandise company in North America.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series today announced an exclusive licensing and merchandising partnership for 2005 with Speedgear, the leading open wheel merchandise company in North America.
Motor racing - 17 Jan 2005
Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of business communications software, systems and services, has today become the latest Team Technical Partner to join Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda. The new partnership for 2005 and beyond will migrate the team to IP telephony and improve mobile communication for engineering and operational staff who support participation at the races.
Motor racing - 17 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 17, 2004) -- SPEED Channel will air all 10 Trans-Am Series races during the 2005 season. The 2005 Trans-Am campaign, the Series' 40th consecutive season, will air in one-hour time slots on a tape-delayed basis. Airdates and times will be announced soon.
Motor racing - 13 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 13, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series today finalized its 2005 television schedule, announcing a return to SPEED Channel for seven of the 14 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford events, beginning with live coverage of the inaugural Grand Prix of Edmonton July 17.
Motor racing - 13 Jan 2005
Jerez, Spain, 13th January 2005: As West McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya began testing together for the first time at the Jerez circuit in Spain earlier today, the occasion was marked with global communications provider AT&T's branding appearing on both drivers' overalls and Formula One cars for the first time.
Motor racing - 13 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 13, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series today finalized its 2005 television schedule, announcing a return to SPEED Channel for seven of the 14 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford events, beginning with live coverage of the inaugural Grand Prix of Edmonton July 17.
Motor racing - 10 Jan 2005
Haymarket Publishing, the United Kingdom’s largest private magazine publisher, and Kaizar.Com, Inc. of Newport Beach, California, have finalised an agreement to merge their Autosport.com and Atlas F1 websites.
Motor racing - 10 Jan 2005
Haymarket Publishing, the United Kingdom’s largest private magazine publisher, and Kaizar.Com, Inc. of Newport Beach, California, have finalised an agreement to merge their Autosport.com and Atlas F1 websites. The deal will combine the strengths of both sites, producing the best online motorsport subscription service in the world.
Motor racing - 07 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series, which operates the Trans-Am Series, and the Sports Car Club of America have agreed to extend an agreement granting Champ Car the marketing and promotional rights to the Trans-Am name.
Motor racing - 04 Jan 2005
The President and Chairman of A1 Grand Prix, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum, today announced a number of personnel changes to A1 Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 04 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 3, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series today announced the addition of two public relations veterans to the Champ Car Public Relations staff, including the hiring of Steve Shunck as the Director of Public Relations.
Motor racing - 21 Dec 2004
Premium TV, the broadband and mobile sports and entertainment content business, has signed a deal with International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) to co-exploit the new media rights for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The deal will focus on maximising the new media platform for WRC and its users via the creation of new WRC broadband, mobile and commercial website products.
Motor racing - 21 Dec 2004
Premium TV, the broadband and mobile sports and entertainment content business, has signed a deal with International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) to co-exploit the new media rights for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
Motor racing - 20 Dec 2004
Sports & Entertainment Television Ltd ('SET'), the distribution company launched this Summer by former Gillette World Sport/TV Corporation PLC executives, has announced an output deal with MotorsTV to supply a block of youth entertainment programming every week throughout 2005.
Motor racing - 20 Dec 2004
The Board of Touring Car Entrants Group (TEGA) has unanimously reappointed General Manager Kelvin O’Reilly for a further three years, underpinning the work of the key V8 Supercar Championship Series figure.
Motorcycling - 15 Dec 2004
BSI has signed a landmark four year agreement with Denmark’s national broadcaster Denmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite channel dk4, to broadcast the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motorcycling - 15 Dec 2004
BSI has signed a landmark four year agreement with Denmark’s national broadcaster Denmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite channel dk4, to broadcast the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motor racing - 14 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2004) – The Champ Car World Series today announced a set of new television partners for 2005, reaching agreements with CBS Sports and NBC for the upcoming Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season.
Motor racing - 14 Dec 2004
8 December, 2004 – In an era when commercial clutter and ad avoidance is an increasing problem, F1 offers a unique opportunity for sponsors to communicate with huge audiences on an annual basis. In 2004, the global cumulative average audience was 800 million. This audience is distributed across the globe, but is concentrated in those markets with most F1 and motor sport heritage. Europe alone accounts for 75 per cent of the global audience.
Motor racing - 14 Dec 2004
Initiative’s 2004 Formula One Global ViewerTrackTM report shows cumulative season viewing was higher in 2004 than in 2003.As the world’s biggest annual TV event continues to expand its race calendar, a decline in average audiences per Grand Prix indicates that although there is more for viewers to watch, more people aren’t necessarily tuning in.However, the report shows how F1 has strong potential to extend its popularity and further increase its effectiveness for sponsors and advertisers.<BR>
Motor racing - 14 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2004) – The Champ Car World Series today announced a set of new television partners for 2005, reaching agreements with CBS Sports and NBC for the upcoming Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season.
Motorcycling - 13 Dec 2004
The MotoGP World Championship will continue to celebrate a Grand Prix at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana - Ricardo Tormo in Valencia for the next seven seasons after an agreement was signed between Dorna Sports, television and commercial rights holders to the series, and the government of the autonomous region of Valencia, the Generalitat Valenciana.
Motor racing - 10 Dec 2004
Braselton, GA - - Prospeed GS610 Maximum Performance Brake Fluid, a revolutionary new product from Prospeed Motorsport, LLC. Has been named the Official Brake Fluid of the American Le Mans Series. The announcement was made at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis.
Motor racing - 09 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2004) – The international flavor of the Champ Car World Series is evident in the cultural diversity of its lineup, not only in its drivers, but also in the teams, sponsors and fans that make up the ultra-competitive open-wheel racing series.
Motor racing - 08 Dec 2004
Innovative UK terrestrial TV broadcaster Channel 4 is set to improve its coverage of Rockingham's ‘Thunder Sunday at The Rock’ events in 2005.
Motor racing - 07 Dec 2004
In spite of changes in the regulations and with the launch of new Grand Prix races around the world, Formula 1 recorded uneven TV ratings in 2004.
Motor racing - 03 Dec 2004
Further to the visit of Mr Jiro Kaji and Toshiyuki Ohya of the GT Association, Promoters of the Japan GT Championship, to the final round of the FIA GT Championship in Zhuhai, followed by a visit of Mr Stephane Ratel of SRO, promoter of the FIA GT Championship, to Tokyo last week, we are pleased to announce the following : The promoters intend to put a high level of effort into organising co-promoted championship events in 2006.
Motor racing - 02 Dec 2004
NEW YORK, December 1, 2004 – Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced that it has signed NASCAR’s newest star, Kasey Kahne, to a promotional agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Motor racing - 02 Dec 2004
The Australian Vee Eight Supercar Company (AVESCO) board has voted unanimously to re-elect founding Chairman Tony Cochrane to the preside over the sport for another three years.
Motor racing - 23 Nov 2004
Auckland V8 street race promoters IMG NZ Ltd are gutted and frustrated by the decision that resource consent has not been granted for their proposed downtown city proposal.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
BSI, rights holders of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series, has today confirmed the two Swedish venues that will host Grands Prix in 2005.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
Funchal, 20 November 2004 – Eurosport and Youthstream have signed a 3 years agreement (2005-2007) to broadcast the FIM Motocross (MX1 and MX2) and SuperMoto (S1 and S2) World Championships.
Motor racing - 18 Nov 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004 - IRL IndyCar® Series sponsors saw a 33 percent increase in the comparable value of their sponsorships during the 2004 IndyCar Series season, according to the year-end report compiled by Joyce Julius and Associates.
Motor racing - 15 Nov 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has concluded an agreement with Toyota Motorsport GmbH for the supply of engines in the 2005 Formula One World Championship season.
Motor racing - 15 Nov 2004
LONDON, 15 November 2004 - Ford Motor Company and Red Bull, the world leading energy drink concern, are jointly announcing today that Red Bull has purchased Jaguar Racing.
Motor racing - 08 Nov 2004
Australian Motor Racing Commission Chairman, Mr Graeme Emerton, today confirmed that the Australian Formula 3 category has been awarded the Australian Drivers Championship title, which will see Formula 3 competitors racing for the CAMS Gold Star in 2005 and 2006.
Motor racing - 29 Oct 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (October 28, 2004) – Continuing to build on one of the longest relationships in motorsports, Toyota Motor Sales USA will return as title sponsor for the Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama in 2005.
Motor racing - 28 Oct 2004
Jordan Grand Prix has signed a supply agreement with ATI Technologies Inc. of Markham, Ontario, Canada. ATI is a world leader in the supply of graphics, video and multimedia solutions for desktop personal computers, mobile computing, DTV, cell phones, handhelds, consoles and workstation products.
Motorcycling - 27 Oct 2004
AURORA, ILL (October 26, 2004) - The Maxxis U.S. Open, which aired on NBC for the first-time ever, earned an impressive 2.1 overnight Nielsen rating for Sunday’s broadcast - making it one of the most watched off-road motorcycle races ever.
Motor racing - 26 Oct 2004
26 October 2004 - Today GPWC Holdings B.V. appointed International Sports and Entertainment AG (iSe), a leader in global sports marketing and management, to start building immediately the operational and commercial structure for a new open-wheel motor racing series, to begin no later than 2008.
Motorcycling - 25 Oct 2004
Organisers of next weekend's Moto1 festival at Donington Park have been encouraged by the response from fans and by the take-up on the event advance ticket offer.
Motorcycling - 21 Oct 2004
Klettwitz (Germany), October 20, 2004. Starting on 9th till 11th September 2005, the Superbike World Championship at EuroSpeedway Lausitz is the only World Championship race taking place in Germany.
Motor racing - 20 Oct 2004
CAMS announced today that significant progress has been made towards the resolution of the category management rights for the former PROCAR categories, and is optimistic that the Category Managers will be identified by the end of October.
Motorcycling - 13 Oct 2004
Eurosport today announced that it has reached a 5-year agreement (2005-2009) with FG SPORT to broadcast the Superbike & the Supersport World Championships.
Motor racing - 01 Oct 2004
The Motor Sports Association, as the governing body of UK motor sport, is greatly concerned at the announcement made yesterday that the British Grand Prix will not appear on the provisional 2005 Formula One calendar to be presented to the FIA World Motor Sports Council for ratification on 13 October.
Motor racing - 30 Sep 2004
London, 30th September. Just six months after the launch of A1 Grand Prix in Dubai, series founder and CEO, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum, announces the signing of the first six national seat holders and unveils the final specification of the A1 Grand Prix car.
Motor racing - 27 Sep 2004
BRASELTON, Ga. - The American Le Mans Series, SPEED Channel and CBS Sports have announced renewed multi-year agreements that will see the continued appearance of the professional sports car racing series on both television outlets for years to come.
Motor racing - 24 Sep 2004
BAR Honda is delighted to announce a long-term partnership agreement with Chinese internet portal SOHU.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU), one of the leading online media information service providers for China. The partnership commences with effect from this weekend at the inaugural Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
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