Tag Archive: ABC

Oct 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Crystal ball foggy as Chase nears mid-point

Charlotte Motor Speedway logoSaturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET ABC, Performance Racing Network, SiriusXM Satellite Radio) may confirm that the floodgates for this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ truly have been opened.

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May 12

Barracuda Racing ready for May at IMS

Two weeks until The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew started Indianapolis 500 preparation with a successful shakedown of the No. 98 car on opening day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Conspirator Symonds to return to paddock in 2013

Pat Symonds’ paddock exile is about to end, according to international reports.

Pat Symonds portraitFlagworld - F1Although working as a crucial technical consultant with Marussia in the last couple of seasons, the Briton was officially serving his F1 ban in the wake of the 2008 Renault ‘crashgate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Patrón Spirits renews American Le Mans Series presenting sponsorship

Series also announces television partners for 2013

ALMS 2013-1ALMS-PatronThe renewal of Tequila Patrón’s presenting sponsorship and the announcement of the 2013 television schedule for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón highlighted today’s annual “State of the Series” address by ALMS President and CEO Scott Atherton.

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Sep 28

In Memory: Chris Economaki

Saluting one of motorsports’ greatest voices

ALMSMotorsports lost a giant this morning with the passing of Chris Economaki at the age of 91. The dean of American racing journalists, Economaki was the face of motorsports on ABC, CBS and ESPN, as well as editor, publisher and contributor for National Speed Sport News for more than 60 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Tagliani qualifies P3 for Sunday’s race at Belle Isle

The team recently switched to Honda power and Belle Isle will the first road course for the No. 98 with the new power plant

Team Barracuda - BHA logoTeam Barracuda - BHA - Alex Tagliani sideTeam Barracuda – BHA driver Alex Tagliani made an impressive qualifying run and earned the P3 spot on the grid to start Sunday’s Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.

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Feb 22

Alex Tagliani works with Lotus test team at Texas Motor Speedway.

Tagliani successfully completes test at Texas Motor Speedway

Lotus Indycar logo Lotus - Texas Motor Speedway - Alex TaglianiAfter a day of waiting on Monday for track weepers to dry at Texas Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani and the Lotus test team were ready to hit the 1.5-mile oval on Tuesday.

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Jul 05

Canadian New Media Specialists Unite to create online branded content for NAPA Auto Parts

At the 25th Annual Toronto Indy races

Honda Indy Toronto 25 years logo

NAPA Auto Parts and Cue Digital Media are pleased to announce collaboration with several of Canada’s top young media personalities to produce branded content featuring NAPA Auto Parts sponsorship of Canadian based Jensen MotorSport as the racing team competes in the popular Honda Indy Toronto races running July 8th – 10th.

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Jul 04

Carabante sells Hispania team to Japan’s Nomura

Jose Ramon Carabante has sold his formula one team HRT, according to Spanish media reports.

2010-11-13 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Jose Ramon Carabante - Jose Carabante AguileraNOMURAAS and ABC newspapers, as well as Cadena Ser radio, say the Spanish team has been bought by Japanese industrial and financial group Nomura. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

ALMS Atherton: ”We are listening”

Scott Atherton responds to fan reaction

ALMS Sebring_2ALMS Sebring_1American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón President & CEO Scott Atherton responds to fan reaction about the Series’ new and innovative telecast package. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

ALMS: Four ways to watch, one way to win

XBOX prize package for one lucky fan to start 2011

ALMS-Patron12 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoWith the calendar ticking toward the start of the 2011 championship, the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón is giving fans an opportunity to bring in the coming season in style. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Lowndes to drive Button’s McLaren at Bathurst

He said he is confident he can break his lap record.

2011-02-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jerez - Jenson Button 032011-02-13 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jerez - Jenson Button 02A modern formula one car could pose a threat to the new fastest-ever lap at the fabled Mount Panorama circuit, otherwise known as Bathurst west of Sydney. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Sharp, Brown saddle up in newest ‘Prancing horse’ (+photo)

F458 shakedown in Fiorano was everything they hoped it would be

Extreme Speed Motorsports logoESM_1The first taste of Ferrari’s new F458 Italia is only heightening the anticipation for Extreme Speed Motorsports. Scott Sharp and Ed Brown were at Ferrari’s official test track in Italy last week to shake down the first of two F458s that ESM will field for the 2011 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

AMLS reaches multi-year broadcast, digital agreement with ESPN and ABC

ALMS partners with Intersport for media consulting expertise

ALMS-PatronScott AthertonThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón announced today a ground-breaking, multi-year broadcast and digital agreement with ESPN that ALMS President/CEO Scott Atherton is calling “a game changer.” Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Melbourne may drop F1 race after 2014 – premier

Losses have grown to almost $50 million

Australian Grand PrixGrand Prix d'Australie - Melbourne 09-20102014 could be the last time Melbourne hosts the Australian grand prix, state Victorian premier John Brumby has admitted. The race’s annual taxpayer-funded losses have grown to almost $50 million, moving the ruling Labor Party to consider not renewing the current contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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