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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 ...

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 20 Mar 2000
Tim Beverly''s Competitiveness is fueled by fast cars and airplanes

Tim Beverly''s Competitiveness is fueled by fast cars and airplanes

(Tyler, Texas) -- A red and white driver's uniform hangs in the office closet at Tyler Jet Motorsports. But it isn't a uniform for the team's ...

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...

Tue 13 Jun 2000
Johnny Sauter Released By LaFavre Racing Teams

Johnny Sauter Released By LaFavre Racing Teams

PENDLETON, Ind. (June 12, 2000) - LaFavre Racing Teams announced on Monday that rookie Johnny Sauter has been released as driver of the ...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
US GP: Formula One car specifications
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US GP: Formula One car specifications

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000 - A look at some of the technical specifications of the Formula One cars that will compete in the SAP United States Grand Prix on Sept. 22-24 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including a chart...

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 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 ...

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...

Thu 09 Mar 2000
Brian and Mark Simo get to race together at Sebring

Brian and Mark Simo get to race together at Sebring

Twin brothers Brian and Mark Simo of Carlsbad, Calif., will have the rare opportunity to travel to races together this season, when the American Le Mans Series and the BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series share five race weekends. The two started ...

Wed 05 Apr 2000
Team Everclear/Meehan Racing Homestead Report

Team Everclear/Meehan Racing Homestead Report

April 6, 2000 WARREN, OH. Team Everclear/Meehan Racing driver Cemal Yelkin gained tremendous exposure during their first race of the season. Driving a brand new car with less than 200 miles on it, Cemal (Jojo for short) managed to qualify 13th for...

Sat 10 Jun 2000
Larry Nuber Deceased

Larry Nuber Deceased

Wynn Oil Company received very sad and tragic news on Thursday, June 8. Larry Nuber was found deceased in his home in Indianapolis by the local police department, who had been called in by relatives concerned because they had not heard from him...

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...

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 08 May 2000
Raceway Kart Association, Burris Circle Tour opener results

Raceway Kart Association, Burris Circle Tour opener results

The Burris Circle Tour opened its sixth season Sunday at Lake Geneva Raceway, WI. Sunday's field was the largest opening in the Tours history. Many of the last year driver returned plus a great crop of new drivers packed the pits Sunday.

Tue 26 Sep 2000
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...

Mon 21 Feb 2000
Bobby Norfleet Announces New Program

Bobby Norfleet Announces New Program

Norfleet announces new racing program By Marty Smith DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2000) Bobby Norfleet never aspired to be a spokesman for African-Americans, and has no burning desire to start now. But by placing himself in the fore of NASCAR...

Wed 31 May 2000
ETCC: Euro STC To Christen New Slovenian Race Track

ETCC: Euro STC To Christen New Slovenian Race Track

It will be up to the European Super Touring Cup, to open a new era for motor racing in Slovenia. On September 2 and 3, the series' rounds 13 and 14, will be hosted by a completely new race track, which is actually under construction near the...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Merle Bettenhausen Speaks to Oldtimers

CHAMPCAR/CART: Merle Bettenhausen Speaks to Oldtimers

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, March 18, 2000 - At the Indy 500 Old Timers Bench Racing Weekend March 17 & 18 former driver Merle Bettenhausen was the surprise mystery guest speaker Saturday night. The remarkably trim Bettenhausen delivered a...

Thu 27 Jul 2000
Karting at Irwindale Speedway update

Karting at Irwindale Speedway update

Irwindale, Calif. - - (July 26, 2000) A new schedule has been issued by Irwindale Speedway's contracted Karting operators SSC/Karbz Inc. of Palm Springs, California for a series of "Kart Summer Nights" at the Speedway which will feature open ...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
Team Rafanelli Gains Olive Garden Sponsorship

Team Rafanelli Gains Olive Garden Sponsorship

Orlando, Fla. (January 27, 2000) -- In a move that continues to strengthen its ties to Italy, Olive Garden today announced that it will partner with Italy's Team Rafanelli to mount what is expected to be the leading independent effort to win...

Tue 20 Jun 2000
ALLSTAR: Ohio Sprint Speedweek TV Schedule

ALLSTAR: Ohio Sprint Speedweek TV Schedule

FINDLAY, OH - All Star videographer Jeff Kristensen and crew are pleased to announce the formation of "The Ohio Motorsports Hour", a one hour television show that will feature local racing action here in the Buckeye state. This will be a one...

Wed 12 Jan 2000
Nicola Foulston resigns from BHL
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Nicola Foulston resigns from BHL

The controversial boss of Brands Hatch Leisure, Nicola Foulston, has resigned from her post as Chief Executive. Rob Bain has taken over. Foulston made the deal that will possibly see the British Grand Prix move to Brands Hatch, and sold the...

Sun 12 Mar 2000
Darlington Barney Squiers/Roy Singleton Post Race Report

Darlington Barney Squiers/Roy Singleton Post Race Report

DARLINGTON, SC - Barney Squires made car owner Roy Singleton plenty proud. The veteran car painter, who pilots the Majesty Homes-sponsored, Pro Modified 1941 Willys, qualified for his first ever national event in the professional division and...

Wed 02 Feb 2000
John Kaishian Injured in Ski Hill Accident

John Kaishian Injured in Ski Hill Accident

Hales Corners (Wisconsin) Speedway owner John Kaishian was critically injured Tuesday in a ski hill accident involving a grooming machine in the maintenance yard of the local ski resort Kaishian operates in the Milwaukee market. The Milwaukee...

Tue 15 Aug 2000
John Naughton passes

John Naughton passes

NASCAR insurer John Naughton passes By Dave Rodman PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 15, 2000) John Naughton, 70, president of Naughton Insurance of East Providence and a longtime friend and business associate of NASCAR's founding France family, passed...

Sun 09 Jul 2000
Loudon starting line up

Loudon starting line up

NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting lineup thatlook.com 300 New Hampshire International Speedway Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To ...