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Motor racing - 22 Apr 2008 - Television
Philips Shavers joins forces with Eurosport to launch a pan-Euro cross-media campaign integrated with advertiser-funded content, leveraging their Williams F1 sponsorship. 
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 - 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 - 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 - 02 Nov 2004
San Antonio, Texas (November 2, 2004) In their continued quest for high performance, aftermarket auto parts giant Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper has inked its first NASCAR deal as associate sponsor of Evernham Motorsports and includes primary status on the No. 91 Dodge in the 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and on the No. 79 Dodge in the NASCAR Busch Series.
Motorcycling - 15 Oct 2004
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 14, 2004) -- AMA Pro Racing announced today that Chevrolet will not return as title sponsor of the AMA Motocross Championship or the AMA Superbike Championship in 2005. Chevrolet has been title sponsor of both championship series since 2000. The strategy originally was to support Chevy’s truck division then was expanded at the beginning of the 2004 racing season to include Chevrolet’s entire model line-up.
Motor racing - 29 Sep 2004
Krohn-Barbour Racing has made the decision not to enter its two Lamborghini Murciélago R-GTs in the next round of the American Le Mans Series, the season finale at Laguna Seca, California, on October 14-16.
Motor racing - 09 Sep 2004
Munich/Monza, 9th September 2004. Assembly professional Würth is the latest official supplier to join the BMW WilliamsF1 Team. 'Formula One is a leading international sport using leading-edge technology, and that makes it an ideal communications platform for our globally operating group,' explains Dieter Münch, Head of Marketing and Advertising of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG. 'We look forward to working together with the BMW WilliamsF1 Team as an innovative partner.'
Motorcycling - 23 Jun 2004
BRAINERD, Minn. – Brainerd International Raceway today announced that Michelin will be the presenting sponsor of the Trofeo Ducati U.S. Superbike AMA Championship, which is scheduled for June 25-27 on BIR’s world-class 3-mile road course.
Motorcycling - 06 Apr 2004
Rome, Italy; Fisherman’s Friend has reached a new one-year deal with the Superbike World Championship, naming the brand as Official Partner for the 2004 championships’ three Italian events of Misano, Monza and Imola.
Motor racing - 16 Mar 2004
Asia's Number One broadcaster ESPN Star Sports (ESS) announced the success of this seasons on-air sponsorship for Formula 1, following the amazing start to the season in Melbourne, Australia of this ultimate motor sport event.
Motor racing - 03 Mar 2004
Road Atlanta and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) announced today that Chevrolet Motor Division, with the support of the Atlanta-area Chevrolet Dealers, has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor of Petit Le Mans, the famous 1,000-mile endurance racing event.
Motorcycling - 27 Jan 2004
Breil Watches has extended its existing relationship with the Superbike World Championship with a new one-year deal, naming the brand the Official Timekeeping Sponsor for 2004 season.
Motor racing - 21 Jan 2004
Siemens and the Team McLaren Mercedes Formula One racing team have extended their partnership, as specified in the sponsorship agreement recently signed by Rudi Lamprecht, member of the managing board at Siemens AG, and Ron Dennis, CEO and Chairman of the McLaren Group.
Motor racing - 21 Jan 2004
BMW and Dorna Sports have agreed terms for a two-year extension of their current sponsorship contract. As such, BMW will continue to be the Official Safety Car for the MotoGP World Championship as part of a relationship that started back at the beginning of the 2000 season.
Motor racing - 10 Dec 2003
Sky digital satellite broadcaster, Motors TV, announced today that it will dramatically increase its live broadcast coverage of the BTCC and all TOCA support-races for 2004.
Motor racing - 12 Aug 2003
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003 and detailed several changes in its business model arising from the significant challenges presently facing the corporation.
Motor racing - 23 Jul 2003
INDIANAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) (NYSE: MPH) today updated its financial guidance for 2003 and the outlook for 2004.
Motor racing - 17 Jul 2003
As B·A·R prepares to celebrate its home Grand Prix, the team is delighted to announce a long-term partnership agreement with Chinese internet portal SINA, one of the leading online media information service providers for China and global Chinese communities. The partnership, which represents a substantial sponsorship of a Formula One team by a Chinese company, commences with effect from this weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Motor racing - 16 Jul 2003
LONDON (July 16, 2003) – Budweiser, the world’s best-selling beer, and the BMW WilliamsF1 Team, a global leader in Formula One, today announced the 'King of Beers' will serve as an 'official sponsor' of the BMW WilliamsF1 Team. The multi-year agreement is Budweiser’s first sponsorship in Formula One and builds upon the brand’s international sports marketing portfolio.
Motorcycling - 19 Jun 2003
In this contract Maris Group accepts the rights to organize 4 Grand Prix’ of Motocross every year for the next five years in the Benelux region and the Motocross Des Nations in 2004 and 2007 (also in the Benelux area).
Motor racing - 16 Jun 2003
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (CART) (NYSE:MPH) today announced its plans to explore strategic alternatives and provided financial guidance for 2003.
Motor racing - 14 May 2003
Honda will sponsor the IRL IndyCarTM Series race at Pikes Peak International Raceway through 2005, PPIR and Honda officials announced May 13.
Motorcycling - 13 May 2003
MotoGP welcomes the arrival of yet another new partner - Austrian notebook manufacturer Gericom, who have acquired the rights to be the Official Notebook of MotoGP for 2003 and 2004.
Motorcycling - 06 May 2003
Italian motorcycle parts manufacturer Polini have acquired the title sponsorship package for the French round of MotoGP in 2003, scheduled for May 25th at Le Mans. The event, which had more than 135,000 spectators last year, will now be officially named the Grand Prix Polini de France.
Motor racing - 06 May 2003
INDIANAPOLIS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
Motor racing - 29 Apr 2003
LG Electronics, the Korean digital consumer products manufacturer, has signed a new two year deal with Eurosport.
Motor racing - 16 Apr 2003
Team Sports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSPT.OB) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Team Racing Auto Circuit (TRAC), announced today that it has reached a multi-year agreement with ESPN to be the exclusive network for all TRAC races beginning in May of 2004. The two companies have been in negotiations for over a year on the deal, and TRAC National Spokesman and stock car racing legend, Cale Yarborough, stated, 'ESPN made stock car racing what it is today. They are the perfect partner for us
Motor racing - 15 Apr 2003
The BMW WilliamsF1 Team today announced a groundbreaking sponsorship agreement with the GlaxoSmithKline‘s smoking cessation brand, NiQuitin CQ.
Motorcycling - 05 Mar 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) has announced the Wales Tourist Board (WTB) as the Official Destination Host Sponsor for the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix on 14 June 2003.
Motorcycling - 03 Dec 2002
Dorna Off-Road is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with UFO by which the Italian plastics manufacturer will have an active involvement in the new THQ World Supercross GP that kicks off this weekend in Geneva (Switzerland).
Motor racing - 28 Oct 2002
The FIA Formula One Commission met in London today (October 28th, 2002) and decided on the following regulation changes:
Motor racing - 30 Sep 2002
International Speedway Corporation (ISC) (Nasdaq/NM: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB), a leading promoter of motorsports activities, today announced the company and related subsidiaries have entered into strategic, long-term marketing agreements with Gatorade Thirst Quencher running through 2008. The deal is considered the single largest marketing partnership in ISC history.
Motor racing - 19 Sep 2002
The 2003 Indy Racing League event at California Speedway will be named the Toyota Indy 400, speedway and Toyota officials announced Sept. 18.
Motor racing - 28 Aug 2002
Legendary race car driver, Mario Andretti, has been named to the Board of Directors of auto racing sanctioning organization Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc (NYSE:MPH).
Motor racing - 28 May 2002
McLaren International and TAG Heuer have announced an extension to their sponsorship deal which has already been going on for 15 years.
Motor racing - 15 Apr 2002
The FIA is a non-profit federation of motoring organisations and motor sport associations. It is the world-governing body of motor sport responsible for regulating the major international motor sport championships. The FIA does not receive sponsorship from the tobacco industry.
Motor racing - 25 Mar 2002
Vodafone Group Plc announce its title sponsorship of the 2002 Grand Prix of Italy. The event, to be held at Monza on the 13-15th September 2002 will be named the '73º Gran Premio Vodafone d’Italia'. This will be the first time that the world’s largest mobile telecommunications company has taken title sponsorship of a Formula 1 event.
Motor racing - 12 Mar 2002
Bombardier, the world's third-largest manufacturer of civil aircraft, has entered a multi-faceted sponsorship agreement with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Racing League that includes naming rights to the Speedway's landmark Pagoda control tower, Speedway officials announced March 12.
Motor racing - 07 Mar 2002
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE:MPH) today provided financial guidance for the year ending December 31, 2002.
Motor racing - 08 Feb 2002
DETROIT--Championship Auto Racing Teams, INC. (CART) President and CEO Christopher R. Pook announced that Haymarket Publishing has been appointed to support CART and The FedEx Championship Series with a comprehensive marketing and promotional campaign for the 2002 season. Projects will include brand positioning, visual identity development and creative and printed work including the Official 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series Fan Guide. The series guide which will be published in time for April
Motor racing - 24 Jan 2002
The U.S. Formula One Radio Network is bringing the largest auto racing series in the world to U.S. radio beginning March 2002.
Motor racing - 22 Nov 2001
Neither the FIA, nor its championships, receive sponsorship from the tobacco industry. However, sponsorship by the tobacco industry of motor sport teams and events has occurred for over thirty years.
Motor racing - 09 Nov 2001
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2001--FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX), the world's premier global provider of transportation services and Championship Auto Racing Teams (NYSE:MPH), the fastest racing series on earth, have announced the renewal of their title sponsorship agreement.
Motor racing - 30 Oct 2001
LONDON, England, October 30, 2001 - In a move that brings a refreshing brand together with a hot sport, PepsiCo Beverages International (PBI) has partnered its 7UP brand with the BMW WilliamsF1 Team, leading contenders in the Formula One World Championship. Beginning in 2002, 7UP will become part of Formula One's excitement through a multiyear partnership agreement with the BMW Williams F1 Team calling for advertising and promotional activity.
Motor racing - 30 Oct 2001
DETROIT--Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced revenues, expenses, net income and earnings per share for the third quarter ended September 30, 2001.
Motor racing - 17 Aug 2001
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that racing fans throughout the U.S. will be seeing a lot more domestic television broadcasts of the CART FedEx Championship Series as a result of the television package CART has finalized with the CBS Television Network and Fox Cable Networks Group.
Motor racing - 01 Aug 2001
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced revenues, expenses, net income and earnings per share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001.
Motor racing - 23 May 2001
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) has emerged as a formidable competitor in the motor sports arena: before the first checquered flag of the season was waved, the region’s biggest sports broadcaster had sold out its offering to advertisers.
Motor racing - 12 Apr 2001
B&Q, Europe’s leading home improvements retailer, is to enter into a major sponsorship programme in the 2001 British Touring Car Championship.
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