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Thu 05 Nov 1998
BUSCH: Patrick Donahue Crew Chief for Gordon-Evernham Motorsports

BUSCH: Patrick Donahue Crew Chief for Gordon-Evernham Motorsports

HARRISBURG, N.C. Gordon-Evernham Motorsports has selected Patrick Donahue as the crew chief who will launch the newly formed No. 24 NASCAR Busch Series team into the 1999 season. Donahue has served as mechanic for the No. 24 Hendrick ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Houston Tony Mullen Pro Stock Bike Preview

Houston Tony Mullen Pro Stock Bike Preview

MULLEN CONTINUES TO IMPROVE IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE RANKS BAYTOWN, Texas -- At the beginning of the Pro Stock Motorcycle season, Harry Lartigue took his newly hired rider out to the starting line when there wasn't a single fan in the ...

"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 ...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
Junie Donlavey Signs

Junie Donlavey Signs "Big Daddy's" and Mike Harmon

Big Daddy's backing Donlavey in 50th year RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 16, 1998) Big Daddy's BBQ Sauce, Spices and Meats Chief Executive Officer Dan Lloyd announced today that the company has signed a contract to be the primary sponsor of W.C. "Junie"...

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,...

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 ...

Thu 01 Oct 1998
IMG Motorsports Enters The Sport

IMG Motorsports Enters The Sport

SPORTS MARKETING LEADER ENTERS NASCAR ARENA CLEVELAND, OHIO (October 1, 1998) --- IMG Motorsports, a division of International Management Group (IMG), announced today the acquisition of Marketing Performance Group (MPG). MPG is a six-year-old...

Sun 06 Sep 1998
Canada Superbike Championship Shannonville Results

Canada Superbike Championship Shannonville Results

SHANNONVILLE, ON - In one of the most dramatic finishes in series history, 19-year-old Jordan Szoke claimed his first career Toyota Canada Superbike Championship at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday. The Brantford, ON native...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 21 Jan 1998
WDW running show 98-01-20

WDW running show 98-01-20

OVER 60 HISTORIC CARS GET RUNNING TIME AT DISNEY Lake Buena Vista, FL, January 20, 1998 - On a beautiful, warm, and sunny Tuesday at the Walt Disney World Speedway over sixty vintage racers from all disciplines of the sport gathered...

Tue 15 Dec 1998
IRL: Ageless Jack Hewitt Wants Full-Time Rice

IRL: Ageless Jack Hewitt Wants Full-Time Rice

HEWITT WANTS ANOTHER DRINK FROM PEP BOYS IRL FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 15, 1998 -- At age 45, Arie Luyendyk says he'll retire after driving one final time in the 1999 Indianapolis 500. At age 47, Jack Hewitt says he's ready to...

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...

Thu 24 Sep 1998
Flat Rock Speedway 98-09-19, 98-09-20

Flat Rock Speedway 98-09-19, 98-09-20

The second annual Frtiz Enterprises Fall Classic at Flat Rock Speedway saw nearly 180 cars grace the pits as seven divisions raced during the course of the two day event. Saturday saw qualifying and features for 3 of the divisions. Randy ...

Fri 28 Aug 1998
Norwalk Hot Rod Final Qualifying

Norwalk Hot Rod Final Qualifying

Norwalk, Ohio - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Hot Rod at the Prolong Super Lubricants/Ohio Lottery World Nationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 7425 HR...

Sun 24 May 1998
IRL: Oldsmobile Profile - Brayton Engineering

IRL: Oldsmobile Profile - Brayton Engineering

OLDSMOBILE PERFORMANCE PROFILE: JIM WRIGHT/BRAYTON ENGINEERING Note: This is one of a series of profiles on the people who have made Oldsmobile's IRL Aurora V8 the dominant engine in the Indy Racing League. Jim Wright is a big, big man.

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...

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...

Tue 15 Sep 1998
CHAMPCAR/CART: Richie Hearn Interview

CHAMPCAR/CART: Richie Hearn Interview

RICHIE HEARN IS THE ONLY CHAMP CAR DRIVER TO HAVE RACED BEFORE HE WAS BORN. PRIOR TO RICHIE HEARN'S RACING CAREER TAKING OFF, ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE FAMILY WAS MAKING A NAME FOR HERSELF IN RACING, RICHIE'S MOTHER, CHRISTY JEFFRIES. THAT WAS,...

Mon 21 Dec 1998
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.,...

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...

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 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...

Mon 21 Dec 1998
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 - ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sat 29 Aug 1998
Atlanta Race Story

Atlanta Race Story

HAMPTON, GA -- ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series point leader Frank Kimmel drove Larry Clement's Advance Auto Parts-Visionaire Chevrolet to his 8th series win of the season in Friday's Georgia Power 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in an event marred by...

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...