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Motor racing - 28 May 2015 - Events
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest, the creator and organiser of the Le Mans 24 Hours and promoter of the FIA World Endurance Champion, has strengthened its marketing organisation with the arrival of Thibaut Potdevin.
Motor racing - 05 Feb 2015 - Events
Following the success of 2014’s 6th European Series, 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the Drift Allstars. With new members of the management team bringing unrivalled experience from both an F1 background and in the Host Cities marketplace, Europe’s leading Drift Championship is ready to take their 7th Series by storm.
Motorcycling - 13 Aug 2013 - Federations & NOCs
The FIM is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Commercial Director, Philip Baker. Philip will take up his post on 2 September. He will be in charge of the development and implementation of the FIM’s business strategy to maximise revenues through sale of Sponsorship and Media Rights worldwide.
Motor racing - 17 Jan 2005
The new management line-up at the Red Bull Racing Team was completed today with Günther Steiner officially confirmed as the team's Technical Director.
Motor racing - 05 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 - 05 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series has 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 - 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 - 22 Dec 2004
Colin Osborne, President of the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) since 2001, has been re-elected for a further two years as Chairman of the Board of CAMS.
Motor racing - 22 Dec 2004
Colin Osborne, President of the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) since 2001, has been re-elected for a further two years as Chairman of the Board of CAMS.
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.
Motor racing - 10 Dec 2004
Russell Anderson, the Chairman of the Association of British Kart Clubs (ABkC), has been appointed the UK’s chief representative on the governing body of world karting, the FIA’s Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK). Russell was nominated to the CIK by the Motor Sports Association and news of his appointment is a major boost for karting across the UK.
Motor racing - 10 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 - Brian Barnhart, Joie Chitwood III and Gary Morris each have been promoted to head three operating units of companies owned by the Hulman-George family, said Tony George, president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation and its parent, Hulman & Company.
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.
Motorcycling - 14 Oct 2004
FGSPORT regrets to announce the departure of Superbike World Championship Marketing Manager Robert Wicks who is leaving the Group after five years in the role.
Motorcycling - 22 Jun 2004
Sandra Strazzari has been appointed as the International Press & PR Officer, by the FGSPORT Group, for the remaining rounds of the 2004 Superbike World Championship. She will take up the appointment at the seventh round of the Series at Laguna Seca, USA on 7th July 2004.
Motor racing - 27 May 2004
At the AGM of the British Racing Drivers’ Club at Silverstone on Tuesday 25th May 2004, Sir Jackie Stewart OBE was re-elected President.
Motorcycling - 25 Feb 2004
Dermot Bambridge has been appointed International Press & PR Officer, by the FGSPORT Group, for the Superbike World Championship. He will take up the appointment at the first round of the 2004 series in Valencia, Spain on 25th February 2004.
Motor racing - 20 Aug 2003
Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that team owner Derrick Walker has relinquished his position as a member of the Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Motor racing - 07 May 2003
Ford of Europe has appointed Jost Capito as Director, Ford Team RS. He takes charge of the recently formed organisation within its Product Development group, which combined the resources of the previous Ford Special Vehicle Engineering and Ford Racing units.
Motor racing - 28 Mar 2003
London, UK; 27 March 2003:- Octagon Motorsports UK confirmed today that Andrew Waller has been appointed Managing Director with immediate effect. Waller will replace interim Managing Director, Michael Browning, who will remain as a consultant to the division.
Motor racing - 24 Mar 2003
Two meetings into the year the new look Australian Motor Racing Commission (AMRC) is working well under the guidance of new chairman Mr Chris Hones.
Motor racing - 25 Feb 2003
The FIM Endurance World Championship has announced that Fisherman’s Friend, the international lozenge brand, has renewed its 'Associate Sponsor' agreement for the forthcoming year.
Motor racing - 19 Dec 2002
INDIANAPOLIS (December 18, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) announced today that David Clare will be joining the company in the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer when it reopens for business following its traditional holiday break on Monday, January 6.
Motor racing - 12 Nov 2002
Octagon Motorsports has appointed Andrew Waller as its new Sales and Marketing Director from December 2 this year.
Motor racing - 06 Nov 2002
INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002 - Tony George, president and chief executive officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indy Racing League, announced a series of management changes and promotions Nov. 5.
Motor racing - 01 Oct 2002
Rockingham is pleased to announce today the appointment of Ashley Pover as Chief Executive of Europe's fastest motor racing circuit. Ashley will take over the day to day running of Britain's newest international sporting facility from outgoing CEO David Grace, who announced in July that he was leaving in the autumn, having achieved his goal of getting Rockingham 'up and running', to pursue a career in other areas of the motor sport industry.
Motor racing - 08 Jul 2002
London, UK; 8 July 2002: Octagon Worldwide confirmed today that Rob Bain has resigned as Chief Executive Officer, Octagon Motorsports Group, UK.
Motor racing - 01 May 2002
(Seattle, WA) Syndicate Sports & Entertainment, LLC (SS&E) announced the hiring of C. Michael Claudio today as the company's Director of Motorsports Marketing. Claudio will manage the growth of SS&E's new motorsports division, Syndicate Motorsports Marketing (SMM), which is dedicated to the negotiation and development of sponsorship programs on behalf of teams, drivers, race series, and corporations.
Motor racing - 03 Dec 2001
London, UK: 3 December 2001:- Octagon UK has been appointed by Vodafone to create a global marketing communications programme and a series of major events to maximise the company’s sponsorship of the Ferrari Formula One team.
Motorcycling - 03 Jul 2001
James Strong has been appointed to the board of Dorna Sports, the Spanish company that organises the MotoGP World Championship.
Motor racing - 13 Jun 2001
Jaguar Racing and McLaren are pleased to announce an amicable resolution in respect of the future employment of Adrian Newey, who will remain at McLaren. This settlement was today presented to and approved by Mr Justice Eady in the High Court in London.
Motor racing - 10 May 2001
The Board of CAMS, the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Limited, in a meeting yesterday unanimously appointed Mr. Colin Osborne as President. Mr Osborne has been a member of the Board or National Council for ten years and was Vice President for some time before becoming acting President this year.
Motor racing - 29 Nov 2000
Nascar Appoints New President and Chairman
Motor racing - 14 Nov 2000
CART Appoints New PR Agency
Motor racing - 07 Nov 2000
Jordan F1 Appoints New a Chief Operating Officer
Motor racing - 02 Nov 2000
Two Senior Appointments at Prost Grand Prix
Motor racing - 20 Oct 2000
Andrew Eborn Re-appointed as Formula Nippon Agent
Motor racing - 30 Mar 2000
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