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Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: Indy Aurora V8 engine debuts

IRL: Indy Aurora V8 engine debuts

The following is a news release on the new Oldsmobile Indy Aurora V8 which was unveiled this weekend at the Indy Racing League event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. You'll also find information on Oldsmobile's IRL contingency award program...

Wed 08 May 1996
Blaine Johnson Killed at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Blaine Johnson Killed at NHRA U.S. Nationals

Clermont, IN -- People in various newsgroups have posted asking for prayers when drivers in their favorite form of racing have been seriously injured or killed. The drag racing community now asks that the favor be returned.... Blaine Johnson,...

Elmo Langley dead at 68

Elmo Langley dead at 68

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUZUKA CITY, Japan NASCAR official Elmo Langley, 68, passed away Thursday afternoon (local time) at Suzuka General Hospital of apparent heart failure.

Million Dollar Race results

Million Dollar Race results

The following is courtesy of Crest Motorsports on the Web at: http://crestcomm.com/motorsports ********************************* ATTENTION: SPORTS EDITORS & SPORTS DIRECTORS! MILLION DOLLAR DRAG RACE UPDATE FROM HUNTSVILLE DRAGWAY TRACEY...

Wyedean Forest Rally entry list

Wyedean Forest Rally entry list

Here is the Final entry list for the 21st Wyedean Forest Rally, the first round of the 1996 BTRDA Rally Series which took place in the Forest of Dean last Saturday (10th February) 21st WYEDEAN FOREST RALLY 1996 NUMBER ...

Daytona entry list

Daytona entry list

Rolex 24 at Daytona 34th Annual Running of the 24 Hour Endurance Classic Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL February 3-4, 1996 Exxon World SportsCar Championship, Exxon Supreme GTS-1 & GTS-2 Entry List for Entries ...

Galway International Rally entry list

Galway International Rally entry list

STATOIL GALWAY INTERNATIONAL RALLY IRELAND 16th, 17th and 18th February 1996 ENTRY LIST No. Driver / Co-Driver Address Car Class 1 ...

Jan Opperman book review

Jan Opperman book review

[Phil Rider's review of WHERE EAGLES FLY appeared in the Nov. 27 issue of National Speed Sport News, and is reposted with his permission. -- jackd@motorsport.com] Where Eagles Fly By: Harvey Shapiro 208 pages, ...

Wed 27 Mar 1996
CHAMPCAR/CART: Ted Horn retrospective

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ted Horn retrospective

TED HORN Lee [Autorace listserver owner] asked me if I wouldn't do a short bio on Ted Horn. With an article coming up in Open Wheel magazine it would be nice to compare notes. Ted was born Eylard Theodore Von Horn on Feb. 27th, 1910. His...

Wed 08 May 1996
Racing for Kids magazine sold

Racing for Kids magazine sold

A tidbit off the ARCA rase coverage. Kyle Petty and Beeny Parsons said that Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt had purchased the magazine "Racing For Kids". It is the sponsor of the ...

Mon 23 Dec 1996
UMARA: Driver Perry Younce killed

UMARA: Driver Perry Younce killed

UMARA United Midget Auto Racing Association August 3rd Ideal Speedway Springport Michigan. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 32 year old NAMARS + UMARA regular Perry Younce was killed in a racing...

Wed 08 May 1996
Frank Filskow dies at U.S. Dirt Nationals
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Frank Filskow dies at U.S. Dirt Nationals

HARTFORD, MI (October 12) - Interstate Racing Association driver Frank Filskov died Saturday night from injuries suffered in a crash during the Fourth Annual U.S. Dirt Nationals at Hartford Speedway. Filskov was racing through turn one ...

WKA Enduro World Championship Daytona Sunday report

WKA Enduro World Championship Daytona Sunday report

Notes: In Saturday's Yamaha Sportsman Heavy race, Keith Freber did not drive winning kart. Mark Weaverling of Santa Maria, Calif., was a last-minute replacement and won! Dirt results from Saturday night were not available today. Will try ...

Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: Indy 500 TV schedule

IRL: Indy 500 TV schedule

80th Annual Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Broadcast Schedule -------------------------------------------------------------------- ABC Saturday, May 11 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Pole Day Qualifying Sunday, May 12 ...

Wed 08 May 1996
Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost
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Balestre comments on Senna vs Prost

Hi all. Newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reports French newspaper L'Equipe interviewing Jean Marie Balestre. Balestre is retiring now and were in international autosports since 40 years ago and was president of FISA, FIA and FFA. On '89 ...

Atlanta accident update

Atlanta accident update

>Date: Sun, 10 Nov 1996 20:12:00 PST >From: Rogers, Rick <rrogers@MOC1.GANNETT.COM> Picked this up on the net: ARCA Driver Hudspeth Loses Hand HAMPTON, Ga. -- Mickey Hudspeth, one of four drivers injured in crashes Saturday during...

SODA Chevrolet Winter Series [LONG]

SODA Chevrolet Winter Series [LONG]

SODA Chevrolet Off-Road Winter Series Results Glen Helen Raceway Park San Bernardino, CA Dec. 7/8, 1996 Off road racers from the Wisconsin based SODA organization sought refuge from their regular winter weather by Southern...

Sat 21 Dec 1996
RACE: Mid-Ohio Runoffs Saturday ramblings

RACE: Mid-Ohio Runoffs Saturday ramblings

>From Greg Rubenstein The Runoffs Ramblings Volume 1, Number 4 Saturday, October 12, 1996 KASIEWICZ SECOND WOMAN CHAMPION: Congratulations to Andrea Kasiewicz, DE/Detroit, winner of Friday's Sports 2000 race to become the SCCA's second female...

Wed 08 May 1996
Bob Loga fatally injured

Bob Loga fatally injured

ARCA PRESIDENT BOB LOGA FATALLY INJURED 4-27-96 -- From ARCA Public Relations TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Robert John (Bob) Loga, 55, President of the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA), died early Saturday afternoon at the University of ...

Wed 27 Mar 1996
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL press release 96-01-04

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL press release 96-01-04

FICTION AND FACT -- HERE'S WHICH IS WHICH INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 1996 -- In order to clarify some of the issues surrounding our sport, the Indy Racing League has presented the facts to answer the most frequent misrepresentations and ...

Wed 08 May 1996
WKA Dirt World Championship Daytona report

WKA Dirt World Championship Daytona report

Stillwagon opens WKA Dirt World Championships with a victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (12-27-96) -- The World Karting Association Dirt World Championships opened Friday night at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium with perennial contender J.T.

"NASCAR Thunder" store opening

>From NASCAR Public Relations Office FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALL-START OPENING OF FIRST "NASCAR THUNDER' STORE SET FOR GWINNETTPLACE MALL IN ATLANTA Darrell Waltrip, Richard And Kyle Petty To Greet Fans Atlanta Ga. -- May 1 1996...

NHRA and Travis Tritt form alliance

NHRA and Travis Tritt form alliance

Report from Motorsport News International Oct. 26, 1996 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications NHRA FORMS ALLIANCE WITH COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR TRAVIS TRITT GLENDORA, Calif. -- Country music superstar Travis Tritt and the...

PA Speed Week results

PA Speed Week results

SPRINTS: PA Speed Week Results Results from Pennsylvania Speedweek Sunday, June 30, 1996 Hagerstown Speedway - Rained Out Tuesday, July 2, 1996 Silver Springs Speedway - Rained Out Wednesday, July 3, 1996 Grandview Speedway - Rained Out ...

Tony Steward Interview

Tony Steward Interview

>From NASCAR Public Relations and Pontiac Racing Charlotte Motor Speedway May I7, 1996 >From an interview with Tony Stewart, driver of the Ranier-Walsh Racing Enterprises Pontiac. Steward will attempt to become the first NASCAR Busch Series...

CBS to televise Eldora race
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CBS to televise Eldora race

CBS Sports to Televise World of Outlaws' Eldora Event PLANO, TX (May 13) - The World of Outlaws, which has already scheduled more television exposure this year than in its first 18 years combined, has reached an agreement with CBS ...

Sat 21 Dec 1996
RACE: Las Vegas Double Regional results (long)

RACE: Las Vegas Double Regional results (long)

Several people asked for results for the Vegas Double Regional, so here they are. I've stripped out car numbers, lap times, car colors and sponsors and laps behind leader in order to keep it down to 80 columns. This looks best with a ...

Wed 08 May 1996
Ecowater to continue as Motter sponsor
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Ecowater to continue as Motter sponsor

Motter Motorsports Retains EcoWater Systems Sponsorship ST. PAUL, MN (January 31) - EcoWater Systems, Inc., has extended its sponsorship agreement with the Motter Motorsports team which races with the World of Outlaws, Floyd Smith, ...

Reading preview (PRO/BIKE)

Reading preview (PRO/BIKE)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Kelly (818) 914-4761 SEELING BLAZES NEW TRAIL IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE MOHNTON, Pa. -- Angelle Seeling's path to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racing started when her husband asked her for a favor,...

Eastern Museum of Motor Racing

Eastern Museum of Motor Racing

R4 and Mr.G ventured recently to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMA) located on a site known as the Latimore Valley Fairgrounds located near York Springs, Pennsylvania. The site is located just east of U.S. Rt 15, midway between...

Kevin Schwartz to race at Watkins Glen

Kevin Schwartz to race at Watkins Glen

MOTORCYCLE LEGEND KEVIN SCHWANTZ SET FOR GLEN CRAFTSMAN TRUCK RACE WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Motorcycle legend Kevin Schwantz will be racing on four wheels this year. The former Daytona 200 winner will run in selected NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series...

NESCCA - Bridgehampton Nationals results (race group 1)

NESCCA - Bridgehampton Nationals results (race group 1)

[The following is output from the Monitor Systems Timing & Scoring system; i apologize for the way that Free Agent wraps the over long lines generated by the T&S program. for more information on NESCCA and SCCA National Racing in the Northeast ...

Malcolm Wilson Rally entry list

Malcolm Wilson Rally entry list

Here is the Final Entry List for the Malcolm Wilson Rally, the second round of the 1996 BTRDA Rally Series, held in the Lake District and Kielder Forest on 2nd March MALCOLM WILSON RALLY 1996 NUMBER CREW...

Daytona entry list

Daytona entry list

TENTATIVE ENTRIES -- 33rd DAYTONA ARCA 200 Round 1 -- 1996 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Supercar Series Daytona International Speedway -- Sunday, Feb. 11, 1996 NO DRIVER/HOMETOWN TEAM/CAR 0 Delma ...

Elmer Trett information

Elmer Trett information

NHRA Press Release ---------------------- Sept. 1, 1996 Top Fuel Motorcycle rider Elmer Trett died from injuries suffered in an accident Sunday during an exhibition pass at the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. ...

Wed 10 Apr 1996
BTCC: Weight limits adjusted

BTCC: Weight limits adjusted

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP BTCC WEIGHT LIMITS ADJUSTED WITH effect from Monday (May 20) minimum weight limits in the Auto Trader RAC Touring Car Championship are to be revised. Four-wheel-drive cars will be...