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Fri 28 Aug 1998
Atlanta - Chad Coleman

Atlanta - Chad Coleman

Hampton, Ga (August 28, 1998) - Chad Coleman, 30, of Greenville, SC was involved in a first lap accident at the Georgia Power 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway tonight. Coleman was transported via helicopter to Georgia Baptist Medical Center where...

Sun 18 Jan 1998
Paris-Dakar final results

Paris-Dakar final results

DAKAR, Senegal., January 18, 1998 - Results of today's 17th and final stage of the Paris-Dakar Rally from Saint-Louis to Dakar: Cars - stage placings P. Driver Country Type of car...

Mon 21 Dec 1998
Buckshot Jones Weds Longtime Girlfriend

Buckshot Jones Weds Longtime Girlfriend

NASCAR Winston Cup Driver Buckshot Jones Says "I Do" SPARTANBURG, S.C.(December 21,1998) --- On Saturday, December 19, 1998, among candles and Christmas trees, NASCAR Winston Cup driver Buckshot Jones and longtime girlfriend Jina Cadena married...

Thu 07 May 1998
Barcelona Tyrrell Briefing on X-Wings
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Barcelona Tyrrell Briefing on X-Wings

TYRRELL X-WINGS Current media interest in "X-wings", "wing towers", "sidepod-mounted winglets" or "candelabra" on Formula One cars is running at an all-time high. As the team that instigated this aerodynamic...

Fri 05 Jun 1998
American LeMans Series Announced

American LeMans Series Announced

AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES ANNOUNCED LE MANS, France, June 5 -- The Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) President Michel Cosson and Don Panoz, founder, Panoz Motor Sports, are proud to announce a license agreement between the ACO and Panoz that...

Tue 17 Nov 1998
IRL: IRL Engine Specifications Announced for 2000-2004 Seasons

IRL: IRL Engine Specifications Announced for 2000-2004 Seasons

IRL ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 2000-2004 SEASONS INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 17, 1998 - The engine specifications and manufacturer guidelines for the Pep Boys Indy Racing League for the years 2000 through 2004 were announced during a press ...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
Charles

Charles "Buddy" Morrison Leaves NASCAR Legacy

ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 17, 1998) Charles "Buddy" Morrison, co-founder of Reher-Morrison Racing Engines and owner of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team that joined the series in 1998, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 54. ...

Tue 02 Jun 1998
Mr. Backwards at Bloomington Sprint Races

Mr. Backwards at Bloomington Sprint Races

MR. BACKWARDS TO ATTEMPT JUMP ON HARLEY BLOOMINGTON, IN (June 2, 1998) - On Friday night, Mr. Backwards will attempt to jump four cars on his modified Harley Davidson at Bloomington Speedway. But this time it is Mr. Backwards Jr., Rodney ...

Wed 16 Sep 1998
IRL: Persistence Pays for Lee Kunzman

IRL: Persistence Pays for Lee Kunzman

PERSISTENCE PAYS FOR COURAGEOUS TEAM MANAGER KUNZMAN FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 16, 1998 -- A long time ago, Lee Kunzman discovered two things: One, he loved racing nearly as much as life itself; and two, it sometimes takes great courage to keep...

Fri 08 May 1998
BMW Motorsports News
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BMW Motorsports News

BMW MOTORSPORT NEWS Le Mans 24 Hour Race: The brand new BMW sports car. Munich, Germany...BMW will be entering a completely new car for the 1998 24 Hour Race at Le Mans. The new BMW sports car is an open, two seat Le Mans prototype (LMP),...

Thu 15 Oct 1998
Joe Gibbs Racing Inks MBNA as Sponsor

Joe Gibbs Racing Inks MBNA as Sponsor

MBNA to sponsor Joe Gibbs Racing cars WILMINGTON, Del. (Oct. 15, 1998) MBNA America Bank, N.A., the leading credit card issuer in motorsports, announced a significant expansion of its racing involvement by signing a multi-year agreement to ...

Tue 08 Dec 1998
Chevrolet 1998 Season Review

Chevrolet 1998 Season Review

FROM NASCAR TO BUSCH TO TRUCKS...OFF-ROAD AND ON-ROAD CHEVROLET DOMINATED '98 RACE SERIES DETROIT, Mich. -- Dec. 8, 1998: Since the 1955 introduction of Chevrolet's small-block engine, the red bow tie has been in the forefront of North...

Sat 11 Jul 1998
Knuckles Crew Chief for #15

Knuckles Crew Chief for #15

Moore-Robinson names Knuckles crew chief Dave Rodman SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 10, 1998) Team manager Greg Moore Friday announced the latest step in the rejuvenation of Robinson-Moore Motorsports, the hiring of NASCAR Winston Cup veteran Joey...

Sat 14 Nov 1998
BUSCH: Homestead Saturday Notes

BUSCH: Homestead Saturday Notes

Jiffy Lube Miami 300 Saturday Notebook By Dave Rodman HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 14, 1998) Note and quotes leading up to Sunday's Jiffy Lube Miami 300 at the Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex: "Mr. Excitement," Jimmy Spencer, posted...

Fri 08 May 1998
Trans-Am TV Schedule

Trans-Am TV Schedule

1998 NTB TRANS-AM TV SCHEDULE FEATURES TNN, SPEEDVISION AND THE FOX SPORTS NETWORK COVERAGE; SEVEN RACES TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (March 2, 1998)—The NTB Trans-Am Series, America's premier ...

Phoenix Results (Motorcycle

Phoenix Results (Motorcycle

RICE TAKES LATE MODEL KAWASAKI TO FUNNY BIKE WIN AT INAGURAL PROSTAR WEST EVENT. By Russ Collins Jr. and Marty Kane AMA PROSTAR DYNATEK NATIONAL OPEN SPEEDWORLD MOTORPLEX, PHOENIX, ARIZONA It has been almost a decade since the now defunct...

Sun 30 Aug 1998
Rally of Melbourne: Official Results

Rally of Melbourne: Official Results

NEAL BATES/CORAL TAYLOR WIN BOTH HEATS, BUT POSSUM BOURNE/CRAIG VINCENT WIN AUSTRALIAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIPS. BATES: 172 POINTS BOURNE 208 POINTS. CODY CROCKER/GREG FOLETTA WIN GROUP N CHAMPIONSHIPS Official Results for Heat 1 &...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
Jon Wolfe Named Crew Chief for Butch Mock MS

Jon Wolfe Named Crew Chief for Butch Mock MS

Wolfe named crew chief for Butch Mock MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 15, 1998) Jon Wolfe, assistant crew chief for Joe Gibbs Racing since 1991, has been named crew chief for Butch Mock Motorsports and the No. 75 Remington Arms Ford NASCAR Winston Cup...

Tue 14 Jul 1998
Forbrook replaces Gerken as Kinser's Crew Chief
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Forbrook replaces Gerken as Kinser's Crew Chief

Forbrook Replaces Gerken as Kinser's Crew Chief By Richard Day WEST FARGO, ND (July 13) - Scott Gerken resigned as Steve Kinser's crew chief after Saturday's Duel in the Dakotas finale at Red River Valley ...

Thu 27 Aug 1998
IMCA Canada standings

IMCA Canada standings

I.M.C.A. Canada 1998 Modified Championship Tour Points Standings - Top 20 (2 Races left, Race City Motorsport Park August 29,30) 1 Dennis Masse Lethbridge, AB 158 2 Greg Pringle Hanna, AB...

Sat 01 Aug 1998
Belleville Midget Nationals results

Belleville Midget Nationals results

USAC NATIONAL/"WESTERN STATES" MIDGET RACE RESULTS: August 1, 1998 -- Belleville, Kansas - 21st "Miller Genuine Draft" Belleville Midget Nationals FIRST HEAT: (8 Laps) 1. Tony Stewart ( ...

Fri 03 Jul 1998
Minardi Recruits New Engineer
F1

Minardi Recruits New Engineer

NEW DEVELOPMENTS - AND NOT JUST ON THE TECHNICAL FRONT - AT THE SILVERSTONE TESTS The Fondmetal Minardi Ford Team has started testing at Silverstone not just...

Sun 23 Aug 1998
Thu 30 Jul 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Michigan funerals

CHAMPCAR/CART: Michigan funerals

Troy, MI (July 29, 1998) - Funerals for the three victims of the incident that occurred Sunday at the U.S. 500 at Michigan Speedway will be conducted Thursday and Friday in Michigan and Tennessee. Kenneth Dale Fox, 38, of Lansing, Mich.;...

Wed 26 Aug 1998
Both Earnhardts To Race in Japan

Both Earnhardts To Race in Japan

Earnhardts to race in Coca-Cola 500 in Japan ATLANTA (Aug. 26, 1998) Coca-Cola Classic is delivering the hottest father and son duo in NASCAR to racing fans. Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will race head-to-head for the first time at the...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Murgic Wins Mid-America Region Title

Murgic Wins Mid-America Region Title

Steve Murgic of Rosemount, Minn., has won the NASCAR Winston Racing Series Mid-America Region championship for the second time. Murgic, a fierce competitor and kind-hearted neighbor who also won in 1992 at Raceway Park in Shakopee, ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Daytona Pepsi 400 - Record ratings, Attendance

Daytona Pepsi 400 - Record ratings, Attendance

Pepsi 400 gets record ratings, attendance DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 21, 1998) The inaugural running of the Pepsi 400 under the lights at Daytona International Speedway, broadcast on TNN, set a record for the highest-rated fall night race in ...

Sat 06 Jun 1998
45th Acropolis Rally - Entry List.
WRC

45th Acropolis Rally - Entry List.

45th Acropolis Rally Entry List. 5 TOYOTA CASTROL TEAM Toyota Corolla WRC SAINZ Carlos/ MOYA Luis E/E A/8 3 555 SUBARU WORLD RALLY TEAM Subaru Impreza WRC MCRAE Colin/ GRIST Nicky GB/GB A/8 1 TEAM MITSUBISHI RALLIART Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V...

Fri 08 May 1998
Sleepy Tripp Scores Number 100

Sleepy Tripp Scores Number 100

Tripp Finally Scores Western States Victory Number 100! Sleepy Tripp of Costa Mesa, Calif., the winningest driver in USAC Midget racing history, ended a two-year search for that elusive 100th career "Western States" Midget feature...

Tue 27 Oct 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Engineers On the

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Engineers On the "Handford Device"

FedEx Championship Series CART'S VERSION OF RESTRICTOR PLATE RACING, THE HANDFORD DEVICE, RETURNS IN THE SEASON ENDING MARLBORO 500 AT THE CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY THIS WEEKEND. EACH MAJOR MOTORSPORT SERIES PRESCRIBES TO A DIFFERENT PHILOSOPHY...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
Mike Thomas Featured at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Mike Thomas Featured at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Thomas to take center stage at Pennzoil show FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (Dec. 17) -- Pennzoil Pro Stock driver Mike Thomas, the most successful driver of Team Pennzoil's 1998 drag racing campaign, will be the feature attraction Jan. 15 at the...

Tue 10 Feb 1998
Sun 01 Feb 1998
Chamonix 24-hour ice race results

Chamonix 24-hour ice race results

CHAMONIX, France, Feb 1 - Top five results of the Chamonix 24-Hours ice race: Result of final - 25 minute race P. Drivers Nat Type of car ...

Wed 02 Dec 1998
Indianapolis to Host USGP in 2000
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Indianapolis to Host USGP in 2000

Indianapolis Motor Speedway to Host U.S. Grand Prix in 2000 by David Reininger - Motorsport News International Indianapolis, IN (December 2, 1998) - Tony George, President and CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, announced plans today for...

Tue 23 Jun 1998
BUSCH: Kat Teasdale Makes BGN Debut at Watkins Glen

BUSCH: Kat Teasdale Makes BGN Debut at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 22, 1998) Kathryn "Kat" Teasdale will be driving the No. 54 Team IGA Chevrolet in five races this season, starting with Sunday's NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division Lysol 200 at Watkins Glen ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Richmond Starting Grid

Richmond Starting Grid

NASCAR Winston Cup Series Racing Starting Grid Exide NASCAR Select Batteries 400 Richmond International Raceway Race No. 25 /September 12, 1998 Pos No. Name Make Time Speed 1 2 Rusty Wallace Frd ...