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Motor racing - 07 Apr 2016 - Sponsorship
For the fourth year in a row TOTAL continues its commitment with the ACO in Asia. The partnership will include both the Asian Le Mans Series and the newly created Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup.
Motor racing - 11 Jan 2016 - Events
The project of a second Asian series, first mooted in October 2015, has become reality for the Automobile Club de l'Ouest. This Sprint series is the second step in the progressive implantation of the ACO in Asia and it is reserved for LM P3s, CNs with carbon monocoques as well as GT Cup cars. Its aim is to expand the offer of the Asian Le Mans Series, and the Sprint Cup will open up a wider range of opportunities for manufacturers/constructors, teams and drivers.
Motor racing - 17 Nov 2015 - Events
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) organises an Annual General Assembly and an official Champion’s Prize-Giving gala at the end of each calendar year.
Motor racing - 22 Oct 2015 - Events
Last weekend the curtain came down on the 2015 season on the Le Mans 24-Hours circuits with the X30 World Final, the IAME International Final (karts).
Motor racing - 29 Jun 2015 - Events
The 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours was the theatre of numerous records whether out on the track or around it with a crowd of 263 500 spectators, the biggest in the past 20 years! The media fallout is also remarkable. The first analysis shows a performance equal or even superior to 2014, proof of the ever-increasing success of the greatest endurance race in the world. Here is a roundup of the main figures of this summary.
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
Today in Paris the Automobile Club de l’Ouest announced the list of 56 cars invited to take part in the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours on 13-14 June, and unveiled the poster and the advertisement for the event. The field entered for the 83rd event promises a hotly-contested race, and choosing a winner in each of the four categories is like looking for a needle in a haystack!
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.
Motor racing - 25 Nov 2014 - Events
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest and the Leroy Tremblot Agency have received the 2014 Trophy in the design category in the Sport Strategy Grand Prix for their joint collaboration in creating the new logo for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Motor racing - 01 Nov 2013 - Events
FOTA is delighted to announce its final Fans’ Forum of 2013 will take place in Austin, Texas on Wednesday 13th November. It will take place in the heart of Austin on the site of the “Circuit of the Americas Austin Fans’ Fest fuelled by Shell” at Cedar Street Courtyard.
Motor racing - 20 Nov 2012 - Events
The FIA is now calling for expressions of interest to identify candidates interested in getting involved as a Promoter of one or several of the Championships from 2014 onwards with a view to concluding a multi-year contract.
Motor racing - 24 Apr 2012 - Events
24 Hours on Ice – impossible, even for ice princess Kathi Witt, but not for the participants of the “24 Hour Ice Race of Chamonix”. In the 1970’s, French rally racers had the idea for this crazy event. In 2004, it was abandoned due to mild temperatures. As of March 1st, 2nd and 3rd 2013, the race will see a revival in Canada (Quebec) (www.24heures-sur-glace.com) and 25/30 tour and rally teams will participate – so will the German specialist for event and cultural logistics.com).
Motor racing - 14 Oct 2011 - Events
The countdown to Rallye Monte-Carlo, round one of the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship, has begun after Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, formerly opened the WRC’s stand at Sportel in the Principality on Monday.
Motor racing - 01 Aug 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations. It is a non-profit making association and brings together 228 national motoring and sporting organisations from 132 countries on five continents. Its member clubs represent millions of motorists and their families.
Motor racing - 22 May 2009 - Events
Monaco, 21 May 2009 – The starting line of the 67th Monaco Grand Prix is displaying unusual colours for the first time this year: they are the colours of “Peace and Sport, L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport", an international initiative that promotes sport as an instrument of peace and social stability throughout the world.
Motor racing - 03 Nov 2008 - Agency
IEC in Sports is delighted to have signed a deal to distribute Africa Race. The Rally, which starts December 28 and finishes on January 12, 2009, passing through the diverse African continent, is the brainchild of Hubert Auriol, one of Rally's most decorated and most famous Rally drivers.
Motor racing - 28 May 2008 - Events
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt">Brackley 27 May 2008 - </SPAN>The Honda Racing F1 Team today announced that it has achieved ISO14001 certification for its UK headquarters at Brackley, Northamptonshire.</SPAN>
Motor racing - 06 Sep 2007
Fans of Formula 1™ will soon be able to enjoy their favourite sport live in stunning high definition quality on big screens with outstanding surround sound in the comfort of an auditorium.
Motor racing - 06 Jul 2007
The ongoing success of the Motor Sport Business Forum has led to further expansion worldwide with new events set for Asia and the Middle East.
Motor racing - 17 Oct 2006
Monaco, October 16, 2006 - Eurosport and SRW Events Ltd. announced today at Sportel in Monaco, the launch of the 2007 Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC)*. SRW Events Ltd. is the promoter of this competition.
Motor racing - 02 Feb 2005
Auburn Hills, Mich. – The legendary Dodge Charger race car will roar again in the 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, both as a competing vehicle and as race sponsor of the May 7, 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series event at Darlington Raceway, now known as the “Dodge Charger 500.”
Motor racing - 25 Jan 2005
The date of the inaugural round of the A1 Grand Prix series has been moved from the 18th September to the 25th September in response to feedback from UK motorsport fans.
Motor racing - 25 Jan 2005
The date of the inaugural round of the A1 Grand Prix series has been moved from the 18th September to the 25th September in response to feedback from UK motorsport fans.
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 - 13 Jan 2005
The opening round of the 2005 A1 Grand Prix series will be at Brands Hatch in the UK.
Motor racing - 16 Dec 2004
The A1 Grand Prix race series completed one of its most significant steps to date in the run up&nbsp; to&nbsp; the&nbsp; first&nbsp; Championship&nbsp; in&nbsp; autumn&nbsp; 2005,&nbsp; when&nbsp; it&nbsp; activated&nbsp; a&nbsp; contract&nbsp; with&nbsp; Lola&nbsp; Cars International&nbsp; for&nbsp; the&nbsp; production&nbsp; and&nbsp; purchase&nbsp; of&nbsp; 50&nbsp; A1&nbsp; Grand&nbsp; Prix&nbsp; cars.
Motor racing - 08 Dec 2004
Downtown San José will be the site of the San José Grand Prix open-wheel street race on the international Champ Car World Series in July 2005 as a result of yesterday’s approval by the San José City Council.
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 - 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.
Motor racing - 29 Oct 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (October 28, 2004) – The end of the 2004 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season is rapidly approaching with just one week left before the season finale in Mexico City.
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 - 23 Sep 2004
BEIJING, CHINA, September 23rd, 2004 - SOHU.com Inc. (Nasdaq: SOHU), China's leading online media, communications, commerce and mobile value-added services company, and Formula One Administration, have signed a long-term agreement under which SOHU will exclusively host and manage the Official Formula 1 website in Chinese, introducing Chinese motor racing fans to the world of Formula One in their own language and offering new business opportunities to Formula One associated com
Motor racing - 21 Sep 2004
Statement from BTCC Series Director Alan Gow: 'Yesterday, Rockingham's new Chief Executive Joe Dickinson confirmed to me his organisation's commitment to hosting all forms of high profile motor sport.
Motor racing - 20 Sep 2004
Confirmed dates for the 2005 MSA British Touring Car Championship have been released today and include returns to Silverstone’s National and Brands Hatch’s Grand Prix circuits.
Motor racing - 09 Sep 2004
Malaki Sporting Games are please to announce the launch of the new ‘Grand Prix Game’ on Monday 6th September 2004. This game will offer F1 fans long overdue interactivity, unpredictability and added value.
Motor racing - 03 Sep 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 - The Indy Racing League's initiative to enhance its IRL IndyCar„µ Series schedule with the addition of road/street-style events continued today with the addition of St. Petersburg, Fla., to the 2005 schedule.
Motor racing - 23 Aug 2004
PORTLAND (August 20, 2004) – Today, officials from the Champ Car World Series and the City of Portland, along with community business leaders, announced a memorandum of understanding that will keep the Champ Cars at the Portland International Raceway road course for the next three seasons.
Motor racing - 13 Aug 2004
The Australian family track development team compiled of Ron, Jeremy and Heath Dickson whom are responsible for bringing to the Champ Car World Series the three largest and most successful events (Mexico City, Mexico, Surfers Paradise, Australia and Monterrey, Mexico) have resigned from Forsythe Racing Inc. and are venturing towards independency, the move was agreed to by Gerry Forsythe.
Motor racing - 12 Aug 2004
Any hope that the Bathurst 24 Hour Race would be run in November this year has faded with an announcement from Bathurst Regional Council and the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) today ending speculation.
Motor racing - 02 Aug 2004
Television viewers will be sitting in the first row at all the DTM races as of next year: ARD will be the exclusive contractual partner for the live DTM broadcasts from 2005. The contract is valid for three years with an option on a further two years. This was agreed by the ITR and SportA, the sports rights agency of ARD and ZDF. ARD will also offer live coverage of qualifying as well as the race. In addition, the shared event schedule - which in the last years has comprised pop concerts and eve
Motor racing - 22 Jul 2004
(Shanghai, July 19, 2004) Shanghai will host another international motor racing event close on the heels of the debut Formula One Grand Prix, with the revved-up excitement of the V8 Supercar Championship Series in Shanghai next June.
Motor racing - 21 Jul 2004
Australia’s leading Internet Services Provider, BigPond has secured naming rights for the final round of the 2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series.
Motor racing - 19 Jul 2004
The Australian V8 Supercar Company (AVESCO) will become Australia’s largest sports exporter following the signing of an historic sanction agreement in Shanghai today that will take the country’s third most watched sport to China.
Motor racing - 16 Jul 2004
The FIA World Touring Car Championship will contest the final meeting of its maiden season on 20 November 2005, in Macau; this was confirmed yesterday by the signing of the agreement between the Macau Grand Prix Committee and KSO, promoter of the FIA WTCC.
Motor racing - 01 Jul 2004
(June 30, 2004) – The Burke Lakefront Airport course has been a fixture on the Champ Car circuit since Medina’s Bobby Rahal won the inaugural event in 1982, and today in Cleveland, Champ Car World Series co-owner Paul Gentilozzi, along with Cleveland Mayor Jane Campbell, announced that the series has committed to race on the shores of Lake Erie through the 2007 season.
Motor racing - 16 Jun 2004
DENVER, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The CENTRIX Financial Grand Prix of Denver announced that Coors has extended its sponsorship of the event as the official malt beverage sponsor. Coors is an avid supporter of drivers and multiple racing events, but Denver's Grand Prix will be the only Grand Prix event Coors will sponsor this year.
Motor racing - 11 Jun 2004
THE third annual Bathurst 24-Hour motor race will go ahead at Mount Panorama circuit in New South Wales on 19-21 November, following an agreement between event founder PROCAR Australia and the Bathurst Regional Council.
Motor racing - 02 Jun 2004
Oxford, UK, 1 June 2004. The BMW WilliamsF1 Team today confirmed a new commercial partnership with Intelsat, one of the world's leading global satellite operators.
Motor racing - 20 May 2004
Organisers of the Kwik-Fit Pirelli British Rally Championship have revealed that global television distribution figures for the 2004 Championship are the highest ever. 2004 is already one of the Championship’s most exciting seasons, but the latest figures from official TV rights holders, Greenlight TV, show that the British Rally Championship is going from strength to strength as it secures its place as one of the UK’s top motorsports events.
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