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Tue 21 Dec 1999
Jac Haudenschild to Return to World of Outlaws
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Jac Haudenschild to Return to World of Outlaws

WOOSTER, OH (December 21) - Jac Haudenschild, one of the most popular drivers in Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series history, announced Tuesday his plans to return to the series in 2000. "We missed racing with the Pennzoil World of Outlaws...

Chevy Adds to Record Wins in '99

Chevy Adds to Record Wins in '99

Chevrolet Adds To Record Win Tally in 1999 DETROIT, Mich. (December. 21, 1999): Chevrolet, the winningest manufacturer in motorsports history, continued its North American dominance in 1999, adding to its tally of victories in more...

Daytona Test 1999-12-20

Daytona Test 1999-12-20

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 20, 1999) – Defending champions sent serious messages to the competition at Daytona International Speedway over the weekend as Daytona’s 1999 ARCA 200 Champion Bobby Gerhart and 1999 ARCA Bondo/MarHyde Series ...

Michael Guest To Try His Hand In WRC in 2000

Michael Guest To Try His Hand In WRC in 2000

Michael Guest has been driving Group N cars for a while now, and at Rally Australia this year expressed that he wanted a Group A drive. Along with sponsor Winfield, Michael has been signed to a unique deal structured around new drivers to the WRC...

SWS: Featherlite Southwest Series Sets Schedule

SWS: Featherlite Southwest Series Sets Schedule

Featherlite Southwest Series sets 1999 schedule DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 6, 1999) The Featherlite Southwest Series, a part of the NASCAR Touring Division, will embark on one of the most ambitious schedules in series history in 1999, NASCAR ...

ProRally: Lake Superior ProRally Saturday Notes

ProRally: Lake Superior ProRally Saturday Notes

45.) Good morning, and welcome to the second day of the D&N Bank Lake Superior ProRally. The cars currently are in Parc Expose at the D&N Bank branch in Calumet, about 15 miles from Houghton, further out the Keweenaw Peninsula. They will...

ProRally: Wild West Friday Results

ProRally: Wild West Friday Results

Wild West ProRally Shelton, Washington June 18-19, 1999 Friday results 1 Open Noel Lawler/Charles Bradley 0:41:41 0:41:41 0:00:00 Hyundai Pirelli Hyundai 2 Open John Buffum/Mark Williams ...

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ProRally: "Uh Oh This Is Gonna Hurt Award" Announced

LOS ANGELES, California (April 21, 1999) -- Extreme-clothing manufacturer Got Balls Race Wear, which is now the Official Racewear of the Michelin SCCA ProRally Championship, has announced a truly unique contingency program in support of the ...

ProRally: DooWop ProRally Finale

ProRally: DooWop ProRally Finale

Doo Wop ProRally presented by Whitney's Chevrolet March 14, 1999 70.) From three miles into Stage 8, Kurt Spitzner reported that Chioniere's Hyundai Tiburon was running rough and a little off the pace, though still fast. Rui Brasil appeared to...

ProRally: Sno*Drift Overnight and Sunday Finale Notes

ProRally: Sno*Drift Overnight and Sunday Finale Notes

23.) The attraction of a winter rally has brought workers from long distances. One drove out from Boulder, Colorado. Another, a sailor from Rhode Island, dropped the kids off with grandma and snagged grandpa to help with the driving out to the ...

ASTC: Peter Hills Interview

ASTC: Peter Hills Interview

Sydney driver Peter Hills (born 3.11.58) has been racing in the BOC Gases Australian Super Touring Championship since its inception in 1994. Hills had his most successful season in 1999, winning the Independents Cup and finishing fifth outright...

IRL: Al Unser Jr. Pleased With Results of First Test

IRL: Al Unser Jr. Pleased With Results of First Test

AL JR. GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE IN FIRST INDY RACING TEST PHOENIX, Dec. 21, 1999 -- In 38 days, two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Al Unser Jr. starts a dramatic new phase in an auto racing career that already has him headed toward the ...

IRL: Test for USAC stars postponed due to cold

IRL: Test for USAC stars postponed due to cold

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 21, 1999 - Cold weather at Texas Motor Speedway will force three USAC short-track standouts to wait until 2000 for their chance to take the Indy Racing League rookie test with Panther Racing. Strong winds and...

CHAMPCAR/CART: All Amerian Racers Will Not in 2000

CHAMPCAR/CART: All Amerian Racers Will Not in 2000

December 20, 1999 Santa Ana, California Dan Gurney: "Despite a major marketing effort and a very good racing package consisting of Ford engines, Reynard or Lola chassis, Firestone tires and Bryan Herta as the driver, we have not been able to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin Among Pacesetters at Sebring Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mauricio Gugelmin Among Pacesetters at Sebring Test

GUGELMIN AMONG PACESETTERS AT SEBRING TEST Sebring, FL (December 21, 1999) - PacWest Racing's Mauricio Gugelmin concluded a successful two-day test at Florida's Sebring International Raceway today, logging over 200 miles for a total of over 600...

Mon 20 Dec 1999
Ballew Buys Black Diamond Truck Team

Ballew Buys Black Diamond Truck Team

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 20, 1999) North Georgia automobile dealer Billy Ballew announced Monday that he has purchased Black Diamond Motorsports' NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team and hopes to run a full 24-race schedule in the series in ...

Barry Dodson Ready to Go with Jeff Fuller

Barry Dodson Ready to Go with Jeff Fuller

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Dec. 17, 1999) Barry Dodson is back in the crew chief saddle once again -- and he's back with a vengeance. Dodson, who guided Rusty Wallace from relative obscurity to the 1989 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship in just four...

Dennis Huth Resigns

Dennis Huth Resigns

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 20, 1999) The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing has announced that Dennis Huth, who most recently served as vice president of touring operations and international development, has resigned to pursue...

Bill France Seeks Treatment for Cancer

Bill France Seeks Treatment for Cancer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 20, 1999) NASCAR announced today that Bill France, 66, the sanctioning body president since 1972, has been diagnosed with cancer. France is currently pursuing additional diagnosis and treatments. "The doctors have...

Southeast Motorsports Kicks Off Inaugural Season

Southeast Motorsports Kicks Off Inaugural Season

JAX Raceways and Waycross Motor Speedway Open Southeast Motorsports Dirt Racing Series Jacksonville, FL (December 20,1999) The first two events for the newly established Southeast Motorsports Dirt Late Model Series have been scheduled with...

"Techno Tim" Gibson Signs with John Force Racing for 2000

In a move that underscores their aggressive desire to win an unprecedented 10th NHRA AA/Funny Car Points Title, John Force Racing has procured the exclusive engineering services of Tim Gibson for the Year 2000 season. In 1999, John Force claimed...

Cale Yarborough Team Sale Falls Through

Cale Yarborough Team Sale Falls Through

Yarborough still waiting to sell team By Marty Smith CONCORD, N.C., (Dec. 20, 1999) All Cale Yarborough wants for Christmas is a sales receipt. Yarborough, the three-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion turned car owner, is probably...

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Team Review

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Team Review

1999 - A COMING OF AGE FOR DORRICOTT RACING (SUNNYVALE, Calif.) - - If a standard for high achievement could be established for the PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship, Dorricott Racing's three-car effort in 1999 would arguably be that...

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Achievements

Dorricott Racing - 1999 Achievements

1999 Dorricott Racing Team Achievements Team: * First team in Indy Lights history to finish first, second, and third place in a single season * Set Indy Lights record for most race finishes in a single season with 35 of 36 ...

IPSC at Northeast Motorsports Expo

IPSC at Northeast Motorsports Expo

(December 20) - Fans and racers will have the chance to meet and greet drivers and officials from the International Pro Stock Challenge (IPSC) at the Northeast Motorsports Expo in Augusta, Maine on January 7, 8 and 9. The IPSC will have two cars...

Bill Davis Racing Crew Chief Signs Three Year Extension

Bill Davis Racing Crew Chief Signs Three Year Extension

HIGH POINT, NC -- Gil Martin has signed a three-year contract extension at Bill Davis Racing (BDR) to continue as crew chief for Amoco Ultimate Team 93 and driver Dave Blaney, a contender for the 2000 Raybestos NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Michelin and Santa
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Michelin and Santa

Schumacher plays Santa In Italy, Michael Schumacher has been at the Ferrari factory at Maranello dressed as Father Christmas to give out presents to the children of the workers. AFP says that "Schumacher was joined for the event by a couple ...

Formula Nissan Positivi test a Albacete

Formula Nissan Positivi test a Albacete

Si è svolta sulla pista spagnola di Albacete una giornata di test collettivi per vetture di Formula Nissan, alla quale hanno partecipato 15 piloti. Per la Vergani Racing è stata l'occasione per prendere confidenza con la pista, che sarà...

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest Makes Steady Progress at Sebring Test

CHAMPCAR/CART: PacWest Makes Steady Progress at Sebring Test

Sebring, FL (December 20, 1999) - PacWest Racing's Mauricio Gugelmin completed over 115 miles during the first portion of a scheduled two-day test session at Florida's Sebring International Raceway today. "It was a typical test day, really,"...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Memo Gidley Takes Hawaii by

CHAMPCAR/CART: Memo Gidley Takes Hawaii by "Thunder" Storm

While Memo Gidley has kept busy this off-season trying to secure a lucrative ride for the upcoming CART Champ Car season, he has not spent all his time merely pounding the pavement. Memo recently returned to the mainland US after spending five...

BUSCH: Ashton Lewis Ready for Learning Experience

BUSCH: Ashton Lewis Ready for Learning Experience

CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 20, 1999) Making the move from open-wheel racing to NASCAR stock cars can be difficult at best, but NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division driver Ashton Lewis Jr. is approaching the transition as an educational...

Sun 19 Dec 1999
Motorsports Sponsorship Marketing in 16th Year

Motorsports Sponsorship Marketing in 16th Year

MOTORSPORTS SPONSORSHIP MARKETING NEWS KICKS OFF 16TH YEAR OF PUBLISHING, SPECIAL OFFER FOR NEW SUBSCRIBERS LANGHORNE, PA DECEMBER 20, 1999 . . . "There were a lot of people who told me the newsletter, Motorsports Sponsorship Marketing News,...

Daytona Test

Daytona Test

Daytona testing complete as Chevrolets roll quickest with Bobby Gerhart showing the way........ Day 3 The coals are still hot under the hood in Bobby Gerhart's Kewadin Casinos Chevrolet. The '99 Daytona ARCA 200 winner reigned fastest Sunday...

Grand American Road Racing Car Specs

Grand American Road Racing Car Specs

GRAND AMERICAN ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL 2000 SEASON CAR RULES Daytona Beach (November 29, 1999) - The Grand American Road Racing Association (Grand-Am) today announced the rules and regulations for the various categories of...