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Wed 24 Jan 2001
ITRC: Mark Fisher killed in crash

ITRC: Mark Fisher killed in crash

Up and coming rally driver Mark Fisher (27) was killed this past Sunday in a helicopter crash. His sister Emma also died in the crash. The helicopter was piloted by Fisher's father, legendary rally driver, Bertie Fisher. Bertie and his wife are...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Chandler Bruning dies in Pikes Peak qualifying

Chandler Bruning dies in Pikes Peak qualifying

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Pikes Peak International Hill climb stock car driver Chandler Bruning of Colorado Springs died Thursday morning after crashing during his qualifying run for the 79th race on Pikes Peak. Bruning was the eighth person to...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Daytona Twin 125 results

Daytona Twin 125 results

Race one: Pos No St Driver Mak Lap ---------------------------------------- 1. 4 40 Sterling Marlin Dge 50 2. 26 25 Jerry Nadeau Chv 50 3. 14 3 Dale Earnhardt Che 50 4. 9 96 Andy Houston ...

Fri 07 Sep 2001
Winchester Speedway history

Winchester Speedway history

Winchester Speedway, Winchester 400 Both Go Back to the Ages Oldest Half-Mile Oval in Country Started Hosting ASA in 1970 PENDLETON, Ind. (August 30, 2001) -- It has a legendary feel, and rightfully so. It was the world's first half-mile oval...

Wed 03 Jan 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Jim Gilmore arrangements

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Jim Gilmore arrangements

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001 -- James S. "Jim" Gilmore Jr.'s happiest moment in Indy-car racing came shortly after A.J. Foyt won his fourth Indianapolis 500 in 1977. Gilmore was in his fourth year as sponsor of Foyt's...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
Ferrari announces organizational structure

Ferrari announces organizational structure

The Chairman and CEO of the Ferrari group, Luca di Montezemolo, has today announced the new organizational structure for the Company. Two General Managers, Amedeo Felisa for the production cars area and Jean Todt for the motorsport activities of...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
Walter Mitty Challenge at Road Atlanta preview

Walter Mitty Challenge at Road Atlanta preview

BRASELTON, GA (April 25) -- A spectacular variety of race cars will compete at Road Atlanta this weekend in the 34th annual Walter Mitty Challenge, as nearly 50 years of American road racing history will be featured in one of the largest historic...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti - Scottish wedding

CHAMPCAR/CART: Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti - Scottish wedding

Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti were wed in the Highlands of Scotland on Wednesday at the exclusive Skibo Castle in Dornoch District near Inverness. Franchitti, a driver for Team Kool Green in the FedEx Championship Auto Racing Teams series was...

Raikkonen compared to Senna - but Heidfeld says he's better
F1

Raikkonen compared to Senna - but Heidfeld says he's better

Sergio Rinland, the man who designed this year's Sauber C20, has said that rookie Kimi Raikkonen reminds him of Ayrton Senna. Rinland, who recently moved to Arrows, said: "& ...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Gemini Transmissions debut new endurance gearbox

Gemini Transmissions debut new endurance gearbox

The first transverse gearbox for endurance racing developed by leading gearbox manufacturer, Gemini Transmissions, has been put through its paces in readiness for 2001 season. Sportscar ace, Andy Wallace, tested the new Gemini GT75C transmission...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
Muri? el Arquitecto Rebaque
F1

Muri? el Arquitecto Rebaque

Ayer viernes 13 de enero murió en México el arquitecto Héctor Alonso Rebaque, padre del gran piloto mexicano de F1 y CART del mismo nombre. El "arqui", como era popularmente conocido, fue un excelente piloto mexicano tanto en pista como en ...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers - No. 1, Don Garlits

NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers - No. 1, Don Garlits

NHRA'S 50 GREATEST DRIVERS -- NO. 1: DON GARLITS Longevity doesn't guarantee success, but success over a long period of time can elevate a person to the top of his or her profession. In drag racing, that person is Donald Glenn Garlits, also...

Wed 24 Oct 2001
Billy Anderson died on Friday, October 19, 2001

Billy Anderson died on Friday, October 19, 2001

Billy Anderson of Dayton, MN lost a long battle with complications from a sprint car accident at the Knoxville Raceway in June of 1998 as he passed away due to Meningitis on Friday evening October 19th. Billy was surrounded by his ever faithful,...

Fri 06 Apr 2001
Al Papini III, in memory of the weekend warrior

Al Papini III, in memory of the weekend warrior

On April 1, 2001, racer Al Papini III, died from a heart attack during the feature race for the NASCAR Late Model class at Rockford Speedway in Rockford, Illinois. Papini, veteran racer; Papini, age 41; Papini, a family man; Papini, a weekend ...

Wed 19 Sep 2001
Middlebury Hillclimb will run as scheduled
AMA

Middlebury Hillclimb will run as scheduled

The September 16, Goshen Iron Horsemen, Middlebury, Ind., AMA U.S. Hillclimb Championship presented by Pace American Inc., will run as scheduled. -AMA Pro Racing- ...

Wed 09 May 2001
Ferrari official balance sheet released
F1

Ferrari official balance sheet released

Official balance sheet results released Maranello, 8th May 2001 -- The Board of Shareholders of Ferrari S.p.A. today met and approved the Consolidated results of the Group (Ferrari and Maserati) as of December 31, 2000. The year 2000 allowed...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Robin Miller canned by Indianapolis Star?

CHAMPCAR/CART: Robin Miller canned by Indianapolis Star?

The news broke early today that Robin Miller was called into the front offices of the Indianapolis Star and, according to Miller's interview on TV, he presented his usual "disrespectful and insubordinate" side to his management superiors. He said...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
National Indoor Championships report

National Indoor Championships report

By Bruce C. Walls - Special to Motorsport.com TUNICA, MS - Out of a record 758 racers from 20 states who entered the 11th Annual National Indoor Dirt Championships Brian Smith and Chuck Clark emerged as double feature winners at the Paul Battle,...

Sat 03 Feb 2001
Biografias de Oscar Larrauri y Federico Lifschitz

Biografias de Oscar Larrauri y Federico Lifschitz

<pre> OSCAR RUBEN LARRAURI Datos personales Fecha de nacimiento: 19 de agosto de 1954 Lugar: Granadero Baigorria, Santa Fé Lugar de residencia: Granadero Baigorria, Santa Fé Campaña deportiva 1974 En el mes de abril comienza a...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In a move that launches a new direction for the company, the national sports marketing firm Disson Furst and Partners has been re-named Tailwind Sports and will now concentrate its business in two primary areas: cycling and ...

Fri 16 Feb 2001
50 greatest drivers - no. 48 Malcolm Durham

50 greatest drivers - no. 48 Malcolm Durham

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he became the first African-American player to sign a Major League contract. In the 1960s, Malcolm Durham became drag racing's first black superstar. Raised on a ...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
Michele Alboreto Killed in Testing Accident

Michele Alboreto Killed in Testing Accident

Wednesday April 25th, 2001 Former Formula One driver Michele Alboreto was killed today during testing, Italian Press Agency ANSA reports. Alboreto was killed at the Lausitzring circuit in Germany while he was preparing for this year's Le Mans...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
Jerry Haas Pro Stock Truck builder

Jerry Haas Pro Stock Truck builder

Fenton, Mo. - - As a testimony to his chassis building prowess, Jerry Haas, of Fenton, Mo., has been selected to the Car Craft All-Star Drag Racing Team as Pro Stock Chassis Builder of the Year 13 times. This is the first of four quarterly ...

Sun 01 Jul 2001
Pikes Peak Motorcycle/Quad/Sidecar results

Pikes Peak Motorcycle/Quad/Sidecar results

<pre> Pikes Peak International Hill ClimbOfficial Race Results Motorcycles/Quads/Sidecars June 30, 2001 Num Name split radar time 250 Pro Previous Record for class: 12:52.94 27 Paul Zinke 83.8 13:05.91 56 Chuck Lee 83.8 13:14.5 357...

Wed 02 May 2001
MERC: Reem Samuel profile

MERC: Reem Samuel profile

Reem Samuel - the fighting Israeli rally driver. Reem Samuel was born in 1964, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Age 21 he found that he got the "youth suger illness" but he decided that against all the limits he will become a rally driver . Started his...

Fri 11 May 2001
WKA: Baker Dirt National race report

WKA: Baker Dirt National race report

By Bruce C. Walls BAKER, FL-Rohn Moon and Dee Paschal each posted three wins during the Bordeaux Dyno Cams WKA/Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series Spring Nationals' April 6-8 that brought 900 racers to Oak Grove Motorsports Park in Baker, FL.

Wed 02 May 2001
Pomona Raceway dragstrip renovated

Pomona Raceway dragstrip renovated

POMONA, Calif. - The racing surface at historic Pomona Raceway, site of the season-opening AutoZone NHRA Winternationals, the special NHRA 50th Anniversary Nationals this year, and the season-ending Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA ...

Fri 31 Aug 2001
RACE: Formula Vee racer Tim Barlow died Sunday, August 26

RACE: Formula Vee racer Tim Barlow died Sunday, August 26

Formula Vee racer, Tim Barlow, was killed in a racing incident at Sears Point Raceway on Sunday, August 26, 2001. Barlow and other racers were coming up the hill at Turn 3A when an incident just over the crest had occured. A corner worker was...

Thu 15 Nov 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Cherry leaves Sigma Autosport

CHAMPCAR/CART: Paul Cherry leaves Sigma Autosport

By Lori Lovely - Motorsport.com Bridgeview, Ill. -- Having successfully launched Sigma Autosport in the CART FedEx Championship this season, Managing Director Paul Cherry has decided to seek new venues for his creative talents. He has chosen to...

Sun 25 Nov 2001
Bruce Craig, auto racing photographer dies

Bruce Craig, auto racing photographer dies

By Len Ashburn = Special to Motorsport.com Bruce R. Craig, 63, of Pohatcong Township, New Jersey died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001 in his home. He was a self-employed auto racing photographer, videographer, and historian who was well known...

Wed 18 Jul 2001
Lincoln honors Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr.

Lincoln honors Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr.

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/16/2001 - This Saturday night, July 21st, Lincoln Speedway will once again honor two men who were a big part of the history of the Pigeon Hills oval - with the Annual Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr. Memorial. Gohn Sr. was a...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
Race City Vintage results

Race City Vintage results

RACE CITY MOTORSPORT PARK RESULTS - August 19, 2001 VINTAGE ON THE PRAIRIES (position. driver, hometown, car number, car make) VINTAGE BIG BORE- Race One 1. Jim Robinson, Calgary, ...

Sat 04 Aug 2001
WKA: Loudon Road Racing enduro report

WKA: Loudon Road Racing enduro report

SEVEN POST DOUBLE WINS AT WKA NEW HAMPSHIRE ROAD RACING NATIONAL By Bruce C. Walls LOUDON, NH-Seven of 306 road racing entrees in this year's WKA/Dunlop Tire National Road Racing Series 'Summer Nationals' scored double wins at the New Hampshire...

Wed 26 Sep 2001
WKA: Southern Pitt Raceway race report

WKA: Southern Pitt Raceway race report

By Bruce C. Walls - Special to Motorsport.com GREENVILLE, NC- For Rohn Moon the WKA/Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series ended like it began with the Jacksonville, FL based racer bagging a trio of wins at the Precision Cams 'Fall Nationals' ...

Thu 01 Feb 2001
WKA: Daytona Dirt World Championships

WKA: Daytona Dirt World Championships

Porginski posts two wins at Dirt World Championships By Bruce C. Walls DAYTONA BEACH, FL-Ultramax Racing Chassis factory pilot Chad Porginski posted a pair of wins at Daytona Beach, FL's Municipal Stadium during the American Power Sports...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Dodge Daytona 500 over-the-wall pit crews

Dodge Daytona 500 over-the-wall pit crews

<pre> BILL ELLIOTT (No. 9 Dodge Dealers Dodge Intrepid R/T) Crew Chief: Mike Ford Rear Tire Carrier: Ryan Buscaglio Front Tire Carrier: Heath Cherry Spotter: Eddie D'Hondt Jackman: Mike Ford Gasman: Rodney...