Motorsport

NASCAR has appointed David Hart as its director for sanctioning body International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Communications and the promotion of Nate Siebens to IMSA Communications senior manager.

Former International Motor Sport Federation (FIA) president Max Mosley has criticised his successor Jean Todt for not preventing the financial woes that some Formula One teams are currently dealing with.

David Ward has resigned as director general of the FIA (International Motor Sport Federation) Foundation and confirmed he will challenge current FIA president Jean Todt for the position.

Leo Hindery Jr, organiser of the Grand Prix of America, says he remains optimistic that the Formula One race in New Jersey will take place next year despite comments by Bernie Ecclestone that it will be pushed back a season for financial reasons.

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that the inaugural Grand Prix of America in New Jersey “is not on the cards” for next year, due to the lack of funding raised by its organisers.

Formula One has extended its contract with managers of the Suzuka circuit for it to remain host of the Japanese grand prix until at least 2018.

The Silverstone race track – host of Formula One’s British grand prix – has reportedly been sold to a real estate firm.

MotoGP organiser Dorna is in talks with Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) in a bid to extend its contract to host the Red Bull Indianapolis grand prix past next year.

Actress Pamela Anderson has become owner of the Race Alliance team competing in the FIA (International Motor Sport Federation)’s GT series.

Motor sports marketing agency JMI has appointed Chris Long as vice-president of international client services.

Formula One team, Mercedes AMG Petronas, are looking for a new marketing director following Bastien Hibon’s move to sport experience agency Limelight Sports.

Promoter of the Formula One Russian grand prix, Omega Center, has reportedly managed to resolve its dispute with the Russian Automobile Federation (RAF) concerning the staging of next year's race.

The International Motor Sport Federation (FIA) has agreed for tyre supplier Pirelli to rejoin its World Rally Championship (WRC) from next season.

The Russian Automobile Federation (RAF) has reportedly missed the deadline to apply for its scheduled Formula One grand prix in Sochi next year.

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone and organiser of the Indian grand prix Jaypee Group have confirmed that the race will not take place in the 2014 season.

The German Touring Car Championship (DTM) has added China back onto its racing calendar for the 2014 season.

Private equity firm and Formula One owner CVC has reportedly refinanced a $2.5 billion loan with the Royal Bank of Scotland and Goldman Sachs.