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Former Car Owner Hoss Ellington Dies


Charles “Hoss” Ellington, a former NASCAR driver and team owner, died Saturday at the age of 79.

SunTrust Promotes Hondros To New Role

John Hondros

SunTrust Banks Inc. has announced that John Hondros has been promoted to managing director of the Sports and Entertainment Specialty Group (SEG), joining the senior leadership team of SEG and managing its Charlotte, N.C., and Daytona Beach, Fla., offices in his new and expanded role.

Sir Jack Brabham Dies At 88

Sir Jack Brabham, seen here in 1969 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Sunday at the age of 88. (IMS Archives Photo)

Three-time Formula One world champion Sir Jack Brabham died Sunday morning at age 88 in his native Australia.

Legendary Indy Mechanic A.J. Watson Dies

The late A.J. Watson (pictured) and Jack Brabham will be honored during the Brickyard Invitational this week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Legendary Indianapolis 500 mechanic A.J. Watson has died, four days after his 90th birthday.

MAVTV Adds Teitscheid To Staff

MAVTV Adds Teitscheid To Staff

MAVTV has announced that Dan Teitscheid has joined the network as vice president of Content Distribution & Partner Marketing.

Butler Charged With Embezzlement

Butler Charged With Embezzlement

According to reports in the Raleigh News & Observer, Barbara Jean Butler, known in the racing community as Jeannie, was arrested April 23 on charges her husband Brian’s company Butlerbuilt Motorsports Equipment kept more than $400,000 in sales tax money and $261,000 in income tax money that had been withheld from employees’ checks dating back to 2003.

Despain Show April 25 On MAVTV

Dave Despain

“The Dave Despain Show” will debut April 25 at 8 p.m. on MAVTV.

2015 Motorsports Show Dates Set

2015 Motorsports Show Dates Set

Dates for the 30th annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show presented by Sunoco and fueled by Insinger Performance have been set for Jan. 23-25, 2015.

NSSN Partners With Loudpedal Productions

National Speed Sport News, America’s trusted motorsports authority since 1934, has partnered with Loudpedal Productions founders Mike and Tim Truex to form Loudpedal Productions, LLC.

Simpson Receives Shav Glick Award

Bill Simpson (right) received The Justice Brothers-Shav Glick Award at Auto Club Speedway Sunday.

Bill Simpson was presented with The Justice Brothers-Shav Glick Award at Auto Club Speedway Sunday


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