NEXT UP FOR NICK CARTER RACING:
The Savannah Grand Prix is next up for NCR. It will be held July 3 - July 7. For more information, log onto www.apbaoffshore.com.
2ND VICTORY FOR THE MURCURY RACEING SUPER VEE RACE ENGINE POWERED FOUNTAIN:
Fond du Lac, WI -- Mercury Racing powered 'Nick Carter Racing' won the Super Vee contest at the 'Cape Cod Rendezvous,' June 8-9, in Yarmouth, Mass. Driver Bob Carter and throttleman Lee Murray averaged 61.10 mph to win the event. The race was round three of the 2002 APBA Offshore Pro Series presented by Mercury Racing. Unseasonable cool weather with heavy rains and high winds forced race officials to run the race on a "storm course" which still produced 8-10 foot seas. Several boats sustained structural hull damage due to the rough conditions. 'Media Master' and 'Phonix Waste' rounded out 2-3 in Super Vee. Both 'Nick Carter Racing' and 'Media Master' are powered by twin Mercury Racing Super Vee race engines coupled to Mercury Racing Dry-Sump Six Drives/Lab FinishedTM propellers
Saturday, June 16, 2002:
NICK TO HOST SUMMER JAM 2002:
Nick is scheduled to be the Special Guest Host at the Tommy Hilfiger Summer Jam at the Jones Beach Theater in Long Island, NY on Thursday, July 18, 2002. More details in the coming weeks.
Friday, June 14, 2002:
Pop Stars Celebrating Father's Day:
Father's Day is right around the corner, which means it's time to thank dad for doing what he does best: being a dad We caught up with some of today's hottest stars to find out what they're doing to celebrate their fathers on the big day.
Like the Carter kids, Father's Day may take you by surprise, but it's Sunday (June 16).
"I don't know," Nick Carter told Katrillion in response to whether he'd be spending the holiday with dear old dad. "I have a really hard time remembering anything. I remember two holidays: Halloween and Christmas, that's it."
"I am," Aaron Carter gloated.
Saturday, June 8, 2002:
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter Preparing To Release Solo Album:
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter will be the first member of the multiplatinum group to release a solo album on Jive Records this fall. Carter told LAUNCH that while a firm release date has not been set, he expects the album to be released this September.
"Right now I've been in the studio, and I've got, like, over 30 songs recorded," he said. "And they are thinking about a single in a couple of months, and the album later on this year--maybe late September".
The 22-year-old singer added that the album will feature a combinatin of both pop and rock songs. "Of course, I can't stray too far from what I've done, so I'm stuck with that. And I've added a new element of which I've loved since I wa a little baby: rock music. So, I had to add a little bit of rock with it. It's going to be interesting to see how the public accepts it, but at the same time I'm very happy with what I'm doing personally, so it's going to be cool," he said.
Carter also wanted to dispel any rumors about his solo career marking the beginning of the end for the Backstreet Boys (news-website). "We are not breaking up. I mean, everybody's all, like worried: 'Nick's doing this anf the Backstreet Boys are over,' and all this stuff. I mean, you know, I've been in the group for 10 years, since I was 12, so I mean, I'm 22 now and I really want to try something new," he explained. "That''s basically what I'm doing. Sometimes you can;t make everybody happy--that's the one thing I've learnedin life--but the guys are supporting me, so that's good."
Carter performed with his younger brother Aaron Carter at the New York radio station Z100's Zootopia 2002 concert at Giant Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Sunday (June 2).
Source : LAUNCH / YAHOO
Nick Carter on BSB Breakup Rumors:
When a cryptic posting appeared on the Backstreet Boys' offical website recently, fans were confused about whether the "hiatus" the group was said to be on was actually another way to say "breakup".
We went straight to the sourse and checked in with Nick Carter backstage Sunday at Zootopia, a music festival sponsored by New York radio station Z-100.
"We're not breaking up." the group's resident hottie said. "Everybody's all like worried---"Nick's doing this and the Backstreet Boys are over, --and all this stuff. Imean, I'm 22 and I really (want to) try something new. That's basically what I'm doing. Sometimes you can't make everybody happy; that's the one thing I've learned in life. The guys are supporting me, so that's good."
Nick said the release date for his first solo album isn't set in stone, but fans can expect it to be in stores "maybe late September".
Red Jacket Resorts Back Backstreet Boy's Boat:
Yarmouth-based Red Jacket Resorts has signed on as a sponsor of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter's offshore powerboat racing team, in the APBA offshore race to be held off the shores of Yarmouth June 7-9.
Carter's 43-foot Super Vee powerboat features two 750 horsepower engines and can reach speeds of up to 130 mph. It won its divisin in the Daytona Harley Davidson Grand Prix in April.
"We jumped at a chance to be a part of this exciting event." said Red Jacket's Executive Vice President, Paul McBride. "This race is a great opportunity for our community, and it will provide a tremendous boost to the local economy. Red Jacket operates three beachfront motels in South Yarmouth, where the races will be held.
According to McBride, Nick Carter and his younger brother Aaron are expected to sing the National Anthem at the opening of the races.
Nick's secret visit to Sweeden?
The Backstreet Star arrived yesterday (6/4) and spent the day in bed at the hotel in Stockholm.
"It's nice to be back in Sweeden again," he said when Aftonbladet met up with him outsice the hotel.
Tonight it's time for the worldwide superstar to go out in Stockholm's nightlife again. And then, seems like anything could happen.
Two months ago, his night out at Cafe' Opera got an abrupt ending when he got into a fight with his friend/bodyguard. They started yelling at each other and suddenly Nick punched his friend hard in the face.
Nick Carter was in Stockholm to meet songwriters and producers, and to record for his upcoming solo album.
He styed for a week. Sources to Aftonbladet are saying that this time, he's supposed to stay just as long, if not longer, even 2 weeks.
Things are very secret around who Nick Carter is working with in Stockholm. The Backstreet Boy has worked with, for example Max Martin in the Cherion Studios before.
But this time it looks like Nick is working in the "La Carr Studio" with Douglas Carr amongst other people, who earlier worked with Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, and Ace of Base.
Monday, May 27, 2002:
Nick & Aron Expected at Cape Cod's Rendezvous Race:
Word is, Backstreet Boy blondie Nick Carter and his little bro, Aaron, are expected to sing the national anthem at the Cape Cod Renezvous Power Boat Race in Yarmouth, June 7-9. Carter's 43-foot Super Vee (which sports two 750-horsepower engines) will be among the 70- plus boats competing in the American Power Boat Associations' race. The people at the Red Jacket Resorts are sponsoring Nick's sea demon.
Sorce: Boston Herald
CBS' Early Show:
Don't forget to set your vcr's. Nick will be performing with Aaron on CBS' Early Show, Friday, May 31 (during the 8am hour). They will sing their duet "NOT TO YOUNG, NOT TO OLD" off Aaron's "Oh Aaron" cd.
Nick wrote a Book?:
Yep, it's true. Nick wrote a book tiltled : Brotherhood. It's about he and Aaron and their relationship. It's scheduled for release in September 2002. To pre-order the book, log on to amazon.com.
Aaron's Summer Tour:
That's right folks, AC's on tour this summer, and he's coming to your area.
5/28: 98 PXY'S SUMMER JAM 02
Rochester, NY @ Tech Center
5/31: 92 PRO-FM BIRTHDAY BASH
Providence, RI @ Dunkin Donut Center
6/1: KISS 108 CONCERT
Mansfield, Ma @ Tweeter Center
6/2: Z100'S ZOOTOPIA 2002
NY @ Giant Stadium
6/8: FM 106.1 KISS PARTY 2002
Dallas, Tx @ Smirnoff Music Center
6/9: 93.3 FLZ- THE BIG ONE V2
Tampa, Fla @ Ice Palace
6/13: Z107.7 SUMMER JAM
Maryland Heights, Mo @ UMB Bank Pavillion
6/14: CHANNEL 93.3 "YOUR SHOW3"
San Diego, Ca @ Coors Amphitheater
6/15: KISS FM ALL AMERICAN WANGO TANGO 02
Pasadena, Ca @ The Rose Bowl
6/22: B96 SUMMER BASH 2002
Koliet, Il @ Route 66 Raceway
*** To purchase tickets to any of these events, call
Monday, May 20, 2002:
Carter Racing's Boat drops out of Keys Race:
Marathon, Fl--- Backstreet Boy Nick Carter's Super Vee offshore raceboat broke down Sunday, forcing his team to drop out of the Marathon Grand Prix in the Florida Keys.
The drive shaft broke on one of the 40-foot Fountain powerboat's two engines during the thrid of 20 laps around a five-mile race course.
" I was very disappointed and so was the crew." said Carter, 22, who owns the boat, but is not driving it during the 2002 American Power Boat Association's (APBA) racing season.
"Things like this do happen. That's racing."
Sunday, May 19, 2002:
Carter Racing has disappointing Day in Marathon:
Nick Carter Racing came in 3rd place after completing only 3 laps due to a broken drive shaft in the second race. NCR is now in 2nd place in the Super Vee Class with a total of 183 points....only 10 points behind the leading team Media Master.
Nick Seeks His Team's Second Win:
Marathon, Fl-- Backstreet Boy Nick Carter seeks his team's second win of the year at the American Power Boat Association's Offshore Grand Prix in the Florida Keys on Sunday.
Carter, a Keys resident who arrived Thursday following a two-week solo recording session in London, is eager to see whether his 43-foot Super Vee-class boat can duplicate its victory at the April 28, season opener in Daytona Beach.
"I didn't expect to win, because it was the first time I ever did it." Carter said.
A back ailment has kept Carter's father, Bob, from driving the boat. Lee Murray and Steve Oropeza of Key West are to handle piloting duties in Marathon.
Monday, May 13, 2002:
Nick to Appear at 2 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:
Timebeat subsidairy 2 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT is hosting a Music Industry Summit with Nick Carter and other industry leaders in Orlando, Fl, May 23, 2002.
Particpants will discuss the current state of the music industry including, consolidation of distribution, the short-term profit motives of major lables, and reasons why major record companys are reducing their efforts to develop new talents.
At the conclusion of the summit, the participants will discuss opportunites presented by 2 LIVE ENTERAINMENT business plan that includes: identifying new artist, obtaining distribution, developing a music asset catalog,(listings of artists), developing a creative support team,(writers, musicians, choreographers), developing a revenue stream for the mastering & production of compact discs, and acquisitions of an exsiting digital production facility.
The objective of the summit is to lay the foundation for new exectutives to join the management of 2 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT and to begin capitalizing on the opportunites present in the 2 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT business plan.
Nick Carter- a Grammy nominated Jive recording artist, who is one of the five members of Backstreet Boys. Nick has been in the music industry for over 10 years, and apart from his recording career, he owns a management company (Ncontrol Management) where he is currently shaping the future of new rock artist "Breakout".
Saturday, May 11, 2002:
Nick & Aaron to performa on CBS Early Show:
Nick will be performing with Aaron on CBS Early Show, Friday, May 31, (during the 8am hour) on the corner of 59th and 5th Ave. They will sing their duet "NOT TOO YOUNG, NOT TOO OLD" off Aaron's "Oh Aaron " cd. If you live or are visiting the New York City area, come on down and party-- It's free.
Carters & Disney:
The Carter Clan, including Nick and Aaron, set sail on the Disney Cruise for a week of family relaxation. Their voyage began on April 28, and concluded on May 2, 2002.
Nick Carter Racing Televised:
Begining June 22, 2002, The Speed Channel will be televising the American Power Boat Association Offshore's 2002 Season. Check local TV listings for channel, and www.apbaoffshore.com for TV schedule.
Sunday, May 5, 2002:
Nick & Aaron to perform at B96 Summer Bash in Chicago:
The B96 Summer Bash 2002 is Saturday, June 22, at the Route 66 Raceway in Juliet...featuring live performances by Shakira, Ja Rule, Mary J. Blige, Brian McKnight, Ashanti, and Nick & Aaron Carter, plus more artists will be announced soon. Tickets for the Summer Bash 2002, go on sale Friday, May 3 @ 6:00 at all Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket prices are $20-$75. For more information, go to www.B96.com .
Nick Carter Racing Team Set for Hometown Debut in the Florida Keys:
Marathon, Fla.-- May 4, 2002- Nick Carter, one of the acclaimed Backstreet Boys' pop musics group, loves offshore powerboat racing.
His father, Bob Carter, is even more enamored of the sport.
Between them, the two residents of Marathon, in the Florida Keys, have established the Nick Carter Racing Team and are sheduled to have their first hometown start Firday, May 17, though Sunday, May 19, at the APBA Marathon Offshore Grand Prix, the second race of the American Power Boat Association's 2002 offshore racing season.
Tuesday, April 30, 2002:
Aaron and Nick will be featured on 48 Hours "Teen Idols" tomorrow 5/1/02 on CBS at 10:00pm. Tune in to watch the adorable Carter Bros.
Monday, April 29, 2002:
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter's boat racing team wins debut
Daytona Beach, Fla,- Backstreet Boy singer Nick Carter is once again at the top of the charts- this time in high-speed powerboat racing.
The 22-year-pld pop star on Sunday watched his team, Nick Carter Racing, win the first race of this year's American Power Boat Association Offshore Tour.
The event marked the debut of Carter's 40-foot, 130-mph Super Vee-class boat, which had never been tested in open- water competion. " I didn't expect we would do so well," Carter said. "I would have been happy just to place."
Carter started the team in February so his father, Bob, could pilot the boat in races. Bob Carter let Key West chiropractor Steve Oropeza take the helm Sunday while fellow Key West resident Lee Murray handled the throttles.
Nick Carter also announced that he was "seriously thinking" about buying another race boat and running it himself. " I've really gotten into the sport. I'll start off in one of the smaller classes, learn all I can." Nick Carter said.
The Carter family lives in the Florida Keys. They were introduced to high-speed powerboat racing during last November's Offshore World Championships in Key West.
The Offshore Tour makes it's next stop in Carter's hometown of Marathon May 17-19.
Source:The Associated Press, Jacksonville.com
Sunday, April 28, 2002:
Nick Carter Racing takes Victory:
Nick Carter Racing have just finshed their debut race at Daytona Beach with a Victory. The team placed 1st in the Super Vee race with maxium speeds of 88.9 mph. Below are the offical results as reported by the APBA offshore racing,
1st - Nick Carter Racing
2nd- Media Master
3rd- Lady Sarah
Backstreet Boy in Town
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and his family have set up Nick Carter Racing's dry pit in the DIS infield along with the other boats here for the APBA offshore race.
The Factory 2-class boat has one of the more noticeable paint jobs in a class of participants that generally run basic white. Mostly blue, it'll be easy to spot from the shore.
Source: Daytona Beach News
The Super Vee Race begins at 12:00pm on Sunday. To listen live to the race, log on to the APBA website.
*** side note***- For more information on the APBA Offshore Racing, log onto their website at www.apbaoffshore.com
Saturday, April 27, 2002:
Nick to sing before offshore race
Daytona Beah, Fl - Teen heartthrob Nick Carter of pop music's Backstreet Boys will introduce his 43-foot offshore racing powerboat--with two 750 horsepower engines Sunday's offshore powerboat race along the beach.
Carter. 22, won't actually be in the boat racing in American Power Boat Association's Super Vee class. The 130 mph boat will be piloted by his father, Bob Carter. Nonetheless, the whole Carter family will be in Daytona Beach and Nick Carter will sing the national anthem on race day.
Source: Daytona Beach News
Aaron & Nick Summer Appearances-
Aaron and Nick will be teaming up once again this summer. Not to record, but to perform. They are schedule to appear at the following events:
6/1 : Boston, KIIS 108 Great Woods Radio Show
6/2 : NY Giant Stadium, Z100's Zootopia 2002
6/15 : Passadena Rose Bowl, Wango Tango