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Wed 28 Jun 2000
Pikes Peak TV schedule

Pikes Peak TV schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Officials of the Adelphia Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and ESPN have released the telecast dates and times for the 78th Race to the Clouds. ESPN will be on the mountain throughout race week and will make...

Thu 06 Jan 2000
IRL: Sam Schmidt injured in accident during Open Test

IRL: Sam Schmidt injured in accident during Open Test

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000 - Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt is suffering some paralysis and is in intensive care at Orlando Regional Medical Center after an accident Thursday morning during the league 's Open...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Steve Evans passes away

Steve Evans passes away

Las Vegas, Nev. - Steve Evans, the man that every racer wanted to see when he or she climbed out of their race car at the end of a quarter-mile pass at an NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series national event, knowing that an interview from the renowned...

Wed 19 Apr 2000
Martinsville Speedway To Host July Fourth Celebration

Martinsville Speedway To Host July Fourth Celebration

Martinsville Speedway will host the second annual Henry County and Martinsville area July 4th Celebration and once again the admission will be free. This year's event will take place on Tuesday, July 4 and will feature two...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Record prize money for Rolex 24 at Daytona

Record prize money for Rolex 24 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 9, 2000) - Already the most prestigious sports car race in America, the 39th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will also be the richest event in its history. Over a half a million dollars is posted in purse and prize...

Sat 15 Apr 2000
Daytona Rolex 24 Provisional Starting Grid

Daytona Rolex 24 Provisional Starting Grid

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Following is the provisional grid for Saturday's ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA Presented by the Grand American Road Racing Association at Daytona International Speedway, with qualifying position, driver(s), car and speed in miles per...

Tue 09 May 2000
IRL: Indy ledgend: Duke Nalon tamed powerful Novi like no other driver

IRL: Indy ledgend: Duke Nalon tamed powerful Novi like no other driver

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 8, 2000 -- The Novi race car, like a ferocious jungle beast, never wanted to be tamed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It bit the drivers who tried, some worse than others. This brutish race car that...

Mon 10 Jan 2000
Leroy Waltrip passes

Leroy Waltrip passes

MOORESVILLE, N.C., (Jan. 10, 2000) After a three-year battle with cancer, Leroy Waltrip, father of NASCAR Winston Cup Series veterans Darrell and Michael Waltrip, passed away Monday morning at his home in Sherrills Ford, N.C. The elder Waltrip,...

Wed 16 Feb 2000
Daytona Twin 125-Mile Qualifing Race Line Ups

Daytona Twin 125-Mile Qualifing Race Line Ups

NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting Lineups Gatorade 125-Mile Qualifying Races Daytona International Speedway Gatorade 125-Mile Qualifying Race - No. 1 Pos No Name Make Time Speed 1 88 Dale Jarrett ...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Jimmy Prock to tune Matco Tools Funny Car

Jimmy Prock to tune Matco Tools Funny Car

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (December 22): Don Schumacher Racing is pleased to announce that Jimmy Prock has accepted the position of Crew Chief for the Matco Tools Pontiac Funny Car driven by Whit Bazemore. A veteran of Top Fuel tuning, Prock...

Mon 20 Mar 2000
Wed 04 Oct 2000
Ratbag produces Outlaws Sprint Car racing game

Ratbag produces Outlaws Sprint Car racing game

ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA (October 2) -- Award-winning video games producer Ratbag has signed a three-year exclusive deal with the World of Outlaws for the production of a series of sprint car racing computer games. The deal teams one of...

Thu 15 Jun 2000
Michael Johnson set for Daytona Paul Revere 250

Michael Johnson set for Daytona Paul Revere 250

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 15, 2000) -- Former MTV star Michael Johnson will be racing in "The Real World" when he fields a top Grand American Road Racing Association team in the Paul Revere 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Johnson's ...

Mon 13 Mar 2000
History of Sebring

History of Sebring

The oldest road race in the United States, the historic 12 Hours of Sebring is the opening round of the 2000 Le Mans Series. The following is a time-line history of the airfield circuit in Florida which has previously staged the U.S. Grand ...

Thu 28 Sep 2000
IRL: Indy500: Courageous former driver Bob Hurt dies at 61

IRL: Indy500: Courageous former driver Bob Hurt dies at 61

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 -- Bob Hurt, one of the most courageous figures in Indianapolis 500 history, died alone in his sleep in a hotel room Sept. 23 in Toronto. Hurt’s death ended his 32-year battle against ...

Thu 17 Feb 2000
Grand Prix to pace Daytona 500

Grand Prix to pace Daytona 500

DETROIT - The Pontiac Grand Prix GTP will pace the field for the 42nd running of the Daytona 500 on February 20. To help commemorate the WideTrack Grand Prix's return to Daytona, Pontiac will produce a limited edition Daytona 500 replica...

Tue 27 Jun 2000
Grand Am-Paul Revere 250 past winners

Grand Am-Paul Revere 250 past winners

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 26, 2000) -- America's top sports car drivers will be looking to join a list of prestigious names in Thursday's Paul Revere 250 at Daytona International Speedway. The Grand American Road Racing Association is reviving...

Thu 17 Feb 2000
Daytona Twin 125-mile Qualifying Races Results

Daytona Twin 125-mile Qualifying Races Results

Unofficial Race Results Gatorade 125-mile Qualifying Races Track:Daytona International Speedway Date: February 17, 2000 Gatorade 125 Qualifying Race No. 1 Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Lap Money Status 1 94 Bill...

Thu 05 Oct 2000
Joe Gibbs Racing To End Drag Racing Program

Joe Gibbs Racing To End Drag Racing Program

Huntersville, N.C. (Oct. 3, 2000) - After six years and 33 NHRA victories, Joe Gibbs Racing has announced it will end its drag racing program after the 2000 season. Cory McClenathan will continue to drive the MBNA Top Fuel dragster for Joe Gibbs...

Tue 26 Sep 2000
Thu 12 Oct 2000
Talladega Mark Thompson preview

Talladega Mark Thompson preview

Talladega, Ala, 10-11-00 - Mark Thompson, one of the most interesting drivers to ever don an ARCA uniform, will once again return to competition this week when the ARCA Winn-Dixie 300 rolls off at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon,...

Fri 07 Apr 2000
IRL: Ross Cheever aims for chance at Indy 500

IRL: Ross Cheever aims for chance at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, April 7, 2000 -- Ross Cheever's goal in life when he was a teen-ager was to join the professional tennis tour and travel the world winning grand slam tournaments. Brother Eddie Cheever Jr., winner of the...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Baja 2000 entry list updated

Baja 2000 entry list updated

Pro Cars and Trucks TROPHY-TRUCK (Unlimited Production Trucks) Craig Corda, 43, Calexico, Calif./Jeff Stowers, 40, Mission Viejo, Calif./Alex Bourland, Costa Mesa, Calif., Ford F-150; 81 Mark Miller, 38, Phoenix/Ryan Arciero, 27, Laguna Hills, ...

Thu 15 Jun 2000
JAX Speedway:

JAX Speedway: "Mr. Excitement" takes three wins in two nights

Jacksonville, FL June 14.2000 (Donnie Helmly) Racing action around North Florida and South Georgia last weekend saw one Late Model driver make a dream come true. Chuck Chitty of Jacksonville had done just about everything that could be done in a...