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Mon 30 Nov 1998
Banquet - A Rich History

Banquet - A Rich History

NASCAR Winston Cup Banquet has rich history NEW YORK (Nov. 30, 1998) The pot of gold at the end of each NASCAR Winston Cup season is the point championship. The rainbow ends each December with a grand production at the world-renowned ...

Sat 11 Jul 1998
Joliet AMA Prostar Qualifying Results

Joliet AMA Prostar Qualifying Results

PRO STOCK ROOKIE GRABS TOP QUALIFYING POSITION JOLIETT, Illinois - Shawn Gann is now three races into his first season of Pro Stock motorcycle competition in the AMA/Prostar series. Rolling into this event, class heavy hitters were the...

Mon 28 Sep 1998
Ralph Seagraves Dies

Ralph Seagraves Dies

Former SME exec Seagraves passes away WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Sept. 28, 1998) William Ralph Seagraves, who guided R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. into its sponsorship of motorsports in the early 1970s, died Sunday after a lengthy illness. He was 69.

Mon 21 Dec 1998
Fri 08 May 1998

"Coca-Cola Racing Family" created

Coke introduces its new "team" DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 11, 1998) Coca-Cola, the "Official Soft Drink of NASCAR," is running with a fast crowd -- a team of 10 of the hottest drivers on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series circuit. The Coca-Cola ...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
BUSCH: Irvan-Simo Racing Branches Out

BUSCH: Irvan-Simo Racing Branches Out

Irvan-Simo Racing branches out By Shawn A. Akers & Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 1998) Irvan-Simo Racing, which has fielded a full-time entry in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series the past two years, will compete in all three ...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Silva Wins Blue Ridge Region Title

Silva Wins Blue Ridge Region Title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 16, 1998) Pete Silva, of Leicester, N.C., didn't think he would be able to win the NASCAR Winston Racing Series Blue Ridge Region championship. Silva, 50, surprised himself and will be honored as one of the...

Sat 01 Aug 1998
Trois-Rivieres results
PWC

Trois-Rivieres results

TROIS-RIVERES, Quebec, Can. -- Results from Saturday's 31-lap, 46.686-mile SCCA World Challenge combined T1 and T2 class race at the Trois-Rivieres street Circuit, with finishing position, starting position in parentheses, driver, hometown,...

Fri 18 Dec 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Interview with Andrew Craig

CHAMPCAR/CART: Interview with Andrew Craig

Excerpts from an interview with Andrew Craig, December 16, 1998. Mr. T. E. McHale, CART News Manager was the moderator. T.E. McHALE: Good afternoon to everybody. Happy holidays to you all and thanks for joining us this afternoon. Our guest ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Prix Orange and Prix Citron Awards
F1

Prix Orange and Prix Citron Awards

The Prix Orange and Prix Citron awards return this year. They are awarded for the best and worst performances of teams and drivers in the F1 race. Entries will be accepted once the race has taken place at http://www.motorsport.org.uk The...

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 ...

Wed 14 Oct 1998
Skip Eyler Released as No. 98 Crew Chief

Skip Eyler Released as No. 98 Crew Chief

Eyler released as crew chief of No. 98 By Shawn A. Akers CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 13, 1998) Skip Eyler was officially released from his duties as crew chief of Cale Yarborough's No. 98 Thorn Apple Valley Ford team on Monday, and will be ...

Mon 06 Apr 1998
Sammy Swindell searching for new crew chief
WOO

Sammy Swindell searching for new crew chief

Swindell Searches For New Crew Chief BARTLETT, TN (April 6) - Defending Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series champion Sammy Swindell announced Monday that Keith Lani is leaving his position as crew chief for the ...

Mon 31 Aug 1998
Wed 12 Aug 1998
BUSCH: Labonte Racing Signs Slim Jim

BUSCH: Labonte Racing Signs Slim Jim

Slim Jim and Labontes Reunite for Busch Series Raleigh, NC (August 12, 1998) - Slim Jim Meat Snacks is pleased to announce a multi-year NASCAR Busch Series sponsorship agreement with Labonte Racing, Inc. Slim Jim Monte Carlos will be entered in...

Sun 15 Feb 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: 1998 Television Schedule

CHAMPCAR/CART: 1998 Television Schedule

CART Announces Television Times for 1998 FedEx Championship Series Schedule CART Online (February 13, 1998) -- Championship Auto Racing Teams' FedEx Championship Series kicks off its 45 hours of Champ Car coverage...

Fri 04 Dec 1998
David Evans Joins Hedrick Motorsports

David Evans Joins Hedrick Motorsports

Evans named to position at Hedrick Motorsports STATESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 3, 1998) Veteran Winston Cup engine specialist David Evans has been named chief engine builder for Larry Hedrick Motorsports and the No. 41 Kodiak Racing Team. Evans,...

Sun 30 Aug 1998
This Week in Racing History (August 30-September 5)

This Week in Racing History (August 30-September 5)

This Week in Racing History August 30 - Race cars take to the streets of Los Angeles, California, USA, for the first time, in the VARA Ford Los Angeles Grand Prix for vintage racers (1997). September 1 - ...

Sun 28 Jun 1998
Mt. Washington report

Mt. Washington report

For Immediate Release - June 28, 1998 For More Information, Contact: Paul Giblin - (603) 466-3988 CANADIAN PRO RALLY CHAMPION FRANK SPRONGL SETS NEW OVERALL RECORD AT THE AUDI-MT.WASHINGTON HILLCLIMB Pinkham Notch, NH - Under nearly perfect...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
Dallas Rick Santos Fall Preview

Dallas Rick Santos Fall Preview

RICK SANTOS ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP STARTED AT THE TEXAS MOTORPLEX WITH FIRST WIN OF 1997 ENNIS, Texas --- The 1997 Lone Star Nationals at the Texas Motorplex brought the Jack O'Bannon team their second...

Fri 08 May 1998
S&S Speedway Down Syndrome Event Results

S&S Speedway Down Syndrome Event Results

Richie Smith Wins Race For Down Syndrome, Again! Effort, Pa. , February 25 -- Richie Smith of Kunkletown, Pa. won the 2nd Annual Race For Down Syndrome for the second year in a row on Sunday afternoon, February 22 at the S&S Speedway in ...

Tue 15 Dec 1998
1999 Provisional Schedule as of 98-12-15
F1

1999 Provisional Schedule as of 98-12-15

1999 F1 World Championship Provisional Calendar Race Grand Circuit Date Prix 1 07 Mar Australian GP Melbourne 2 11 Apr Brazilian GP Sao Paulo 3 02 May San Marino GP Imola 4 16 May ...

Thu 10 Sep 1998
Gary Anderson Leaves Jordan GP
F1

Gary Anderson Leaves Jordan GP

GARY ANDERSON LEAVES JORDAN GRAND PRIX Eddie Jordan today announced that Gary Anderson, Technical Director of Jordan Grand Prix since its inception in 1990 has resigned. Anderson, 47 from Coleraine, has designed...

Fri 27 Mar 1998
IRL: 'Spirit of San Antonio' Returns to Indy with St. James

IRL: 'Spirit of San Antonio' Returns to Indy with St. James

'The Spirit of San Antonio' Returns to Indy with Lyn St. James INDIANAPOLIS, May 8 - "The Spirit of San Antonio" will once again grace the sides of Lyn St. James' entry in the Indianapolis 500 this year. The slogan belongs to...

Sat 18 Apr 1998
Rallye Catalunya: Entry List
WRC

Rallye Catalunya: Entry List

----------------------------------------------------------- [Entrant List] No Driver/Co-Driver Car Class 1 Tommi Makinnen/Risto Mannisenmaki Mit Lancer Ev.IV A8 2 Richard Burns/Robert Reid ...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
Charles

Charles "Buddy" Morrison Memorial Service Plans

The memorial arrangements for race car engine builder Charles "Buddy" Morrison are as follows: Date: December 30, 1998 Time: 1 p.m. CST Place: Moore and Sons Funeral Home 4216 S. Bowen Rd. Arlington, Texas 76016 ...

Thu 10 Dec 1998
IRL: TransWorld Diversified Services Sponsors Season Openner

IRL: TransWorld Diversified Services Sponsors Season Openner

TRANSWORLD DIVERSIFIED SERVICES INCREASES INVOLVEMENT WITH IRL Sponsorship of season opener, McCormack Motorsports included in multifaceted program ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10, 1998 - TransWorld Diversified Services, Inc. has agreed to a ...

Sun 26 Jul 1998
Paragon Speedway Indiana Sprint Week Results

Paragon Speedway Indiana Sprint Week Results

USAC STOOPS FREIGHTLINER SPRINT CAR SERIES RESULTS: July 25, 1998 - Paragon, Ind. - Paragon Speedway - PENNZOIL INDIANA SPRINT WEEK QUALIFYING:1. Rip Williams, 3, JR-15.977; 2. Dave Darland, 69, Dynamics-16.185; 3. Sheldon Kinser, Jr.,...

Fri 10 Apr 1998
BTCC: 1998 entry list

BTCC: 1998 entry list

NEWS FROM THE AUTO TRADER RAC BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 2/3/98 QUALITY AND QUANTITY FOR '98 BTCC The Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship underlined its continuing position as the world's pre- eminent touring car series...

Thu 15 Oct 1998
Larry Kubes New NHRA GM EngineProgram Manager

Larry Kubes New NHRA GM EngineProgram Manager

KUBES NAMED GM DRAG RACING ENGINE AND PROGRAM MANAGER WARREN, Mich. (Oct. 14) -- Larry Kubes has been named Engine and Program Manager for the Chevrolet and Pontiac drag racing programs by Harry Turner, Group Manager of Drag and...

Sun 13 Sep 1998
ALLSTAR: Port Royal Tuscarora 50 Results

ALLSTAR: Port Royal Tuscarora 50 Results

All Star Sprint Race Results Port Royal Speedway (Pa) Sat. 9/12/98 by Tommy Brolsma PORT ROYAL, PA -Greg Hodnett won the Tuscarora 50 All Star sprint race Saturday at Port Royal Speedway over Kenny Jacobs, Jeff Shepard, Todd Shaffer and Dean...

Tue 25 Aug 1998
Watkins Glen Racing Memorabilia Show

Watkins Glen Racing Memorabilia Show

FOURTH ANNUAL WATKINS GLEN ROAD RACING ART & COLLECTIBLES SHOW SEPT. 4 & 5. Syracuse, NY. - The fourth annual Watkins Glen Road Racing Art and Collectibles Show will be held Friday, Sept. 11th and Sat. Sept. 12th at St. Mary's Parish ...

Sat 18 Jul 1998
Columbus, OH, AMA/Prostar Qualifying

Columbus, OH, AMA/Prostar Qualifying

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 07/18/98 09:55:58 -- Qualifying results after 3 round(s) of qualifying at the 3rd annual AMA/Prostar AMA Nationals, held at National Trail Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: FUNNY...

Mon 29 Jun 1998
Ohio Speedweek Schedule

Ohio Speedweek Schedule

Ohio Speedweek Schedule June 28, 1998 Flag City Motorsports Park June 29, 1998 Wayne County Speedway June 30, 1998 Skyline Speedway July 1, 1998 K-C Raceway July 2, 1998 Sharon Speedway July 3, 1998 Limaland Motor Speedway July 4, ...

Wed 18 Mar 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship Winner

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship Winner

Winner Selected for Second Annual Jeff Krosnoff Scholarship LA CAADA, Calif., (March 15, 1998) - It was announced today that Temecula Valley High School senior Kristen Von Minden, of Temecula, Calif., is the recipient of the second annual...

Sat 10 Oct 1998
Crew Chiefs of the Year Named

Crew Chiefs of the Year Named

Virginian wins True Value Mechanic Award DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 10, 1998) A veteran Virginia NASCAR Winston Racing Series Late Model Stock Car crew chief has been selected by his peers to receive a national honor. Joe Dudding, 50, of...