Keyword: World Racing Championships

  • World Racing Championships Disbands for '06

    The troubled World Racing Championships announced Feb. 6 that it will pause its operation for 2006 and will study the feasibility of returning next year with a new merit award system that would give worldwide recognition to the best performers around the world.

  • Arlington Million winner Powerscourt sidelined.

    Powerscourt Injured, Will Miss Irish Champion

    Arlington Million (gr. IT) champion Powerscourt, owned by Mrs. John Magnier, suffered a pulled muscle Sept. 3 and has been withdrawn from consideration for the Baileys Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I) this Saturday at Leopardstown.

  • World Racing Championships Enters Phase II With 2 New Races

    World Racing Championships chairman James E "Ted" Bassett III announced Saturday that the series will undertake Phase II that includes the addition of the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup and the Singapore Airlines International Cup to the championships in 2002.

  • Emirates Airlines Drops Sponsorship of Racing Series

    Emirates Airlines has decided to terminate its sponsorship of the World Racing Championships effective Dec. 31, 2001, which is when its current contract ends. The airline and the World Racing Championships organization mutually agreed on the decision, citing the current international climate in the wake of the airplane suicide attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon last week.

  • Emirates Airlines Drops Sponsorship of Racing Series

    Emirates Airlines has decided to terminate its sponsorship of the World Racing Championships effective Dec. 31, 2001, which is when its current contract ends. The airline and the World Racing Championships organization mutually agreed on the decision, citing the current international climate in the wake of the airplane suicide attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon last week.