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Thu 08 Mar 2001
Graham Beveridge memorial information
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Graham Beveridge memorial information

Support for the family of track marshal Graham Beveridge of Winfield near Bundaberg in Queensland, who was tragically killed following an accident at the Australian Grand Prix, is streaming in from all over the world. Moral support from motor ...

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' ...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

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...

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 05 Dec 2001
Warren Johnson names new sponsor

Warren Johnson names new sponsor

GM Performance Parts to Sponsor NHRA Pro Stock Champion Warren Johnson INDIANAPOLIS -- The team that won two Pro Stock championships and broke the 200 mph barrier will be reunited in 2002 when Warren Johnson returns to the red, white and blue ...

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...

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 13 Jul 2001
Remembering Pedro Rodr?guez July 11, 1971

Remembering Pedro Rodr?guez July 11, 1971

Nuremberg: A Sunday 30 Years Ago by Carlos Eduardo Jalife Villalón -Scuderia Rodríguez - México (Taken from the biography "The Rodríguez Brothers" soon to be published) In Nuremberg, the second Sunday in July is race day, just like ...

Fri 09 Feb 2001
WKA: Speedway Dirt banquet

WKA: Speedway Dirt banquet

By Bruce C. Walls - Motorsport.com HICKORY, NC-Chris Howard, Bradley Gerrells and Victor Peters were crowned double national champions in the 2000 WKA/Briggs & Stratton Speedway Dirt Series during an Awards Dinner held Friday January 26th ...

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, ...

Fri 29 Jun 2001
Sat 04 Aug 2001
NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers: No. 17, 'Jungle' Jim Liberman

NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers: No. 17, 'Jungle' Jim Liberman

NHRA'S 50 GREATEST DRIVERS NO. 17: 'JUNGLE' JIM LIBERMAN Years before John Force arrived on the scene, drag racing's original flamboyant showman was "Jungle Jim" Liberman; a larger-than-life individual whose flaming burnouts, glib ...

Wed 19 Sep 2001
AUSF3: UTE: Sandown 500 schedule

AUSF3: UTE: Sandown 500 schedule

<pre> CLARION SANDOWN 500 Event Timetable Friday, 14 September 9 am Practice (20 min.), Century Batteries GT Production Series (Rd 7) 9.30 am Practice (20 min.), Century Batteries GT Performance Series (Rd 6) 10 am ...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
BITD: Motorcycle and Quad point standings after Vegas to Reno

BITD: Motorcycle and Quad point standings after Vegas to Reno

<pre> 2001 Class Points Summary Motorcycle Pros 125 Larry Roeseler (44) Rancho Santa Fe, CA 225 Brendan Lutes (19) Rancho Santa Fe, CA 210 Clint Braun (21) Henderson, NV 25 250 Danny Cooper (27) Las Vegas, NV ...

Sat 04 Aug 2001
NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers: No. 18, 'Dyno' Don Nicholson

NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers: No. 18, 'Dyno' Don Nicholson

NHRA'S 50 GREATEST DRIVERS NO. 18: 'DYNO' DON NICHOLSON There have been few drag racers equipped with more versatile skills as a driver and engine builder/tuner than "Dyno Don" Nicholson. Originally a circle-track roadster ...

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...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
Dodge Then & Now - Cotton Owens

Dodge Then & Now - Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens Helped Put Dodge In the Stock Car Record Books LOUDON, N.H., July 18, 2001 - In the 1960s and 1970s, a lot of winning stock car drivers had one thing in common - a Cotton Owens-prepared Dodge. David Pearson, for example, first...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
Gemini Gearbox goes the distance

Gemini Gearbox goes the distance

The Gemini gearbox could be crowned king of the long distance runners after a highly successful race with the Roc Auto team. The team were the highest placed finishers to complete the race without having to change their gearbox and not only did...

Wed 04 Apr 2001
Supercross reaches record attendance numbers
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Supercross reaches record attendance numbers

EA SPORTS Supercross Attendance Reaches All-Time High In 2001 Attendance Averaging 50,212 After 13 Events AURORA, Ill. - SFX Motor Sports announces record attendance numbers for the 2001 season of EA SPORTS Supercross Presented by Speed Stick ...

Fri 12 Jan 2001
IRL: Innovative car builder Epperly dies at 87

IRL: Innovative car builder Epperly dies at 87

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2000 -- A.J. Watson was the premier builder of "roadster" race cars for the Indianapolis 500 from the mid-1950s until rear-engine machines took over 10 years later. But there was a challenger. ...

Tue 30 Oct 2001
The

The "Great Races": Henry Ford's Victory in 1901

Dearborn, MI -- Henry Ford's one and only race on October 10, 1901, in nearby Grosse Pointe, Michigan change the world. It was that race, in which Mr. Ford upset Alexander Winton, the country's foremost racer, that allowed him to attract the ...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
Kenworth T2000 to race at Pikes Peak

Kenworth T2000 to race at Pikes Peak

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 21, 2001 - Kenworth Truck Co. and Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI) are teaming up once again to race a Kenworth T2000 in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 30. Veteran racer and designer Bruce Canepa of ...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
ASTC: Mitsubishi Magna V8 debuts at Oran Park

ASTC: Mitsubishi Magna V8 debuts at Oran Park

</pre> A Mitsubishi Magna V8 will race for the first time in the BOC Gases Australian Super Touring Championship in the final round of the series at Oran Park this Sunday (February 11). The Magna is entered in the V8 Future Touring class,...

Wed 23 May 2001
WKA: Orange County Pavement race report

WKA: Orange County Pavement race report

Petty and Keisler Post Double Wins at WKA Robinson Speed Shop Speedway Pavement Spring Nationals By Bruce C. Walls ROUGEMONT, NC-Jason Petty and Ricky Keisler each earned double wins during the Robinson Speed Shop sponsored WKA/Bandit Racing...

Thu 26 Jul 2001
Sun 04 Feb 2001
Sun 07 Oct 2001
Kerry Earnhardt wins at Lowe's; Blaise Alexander fatally injured

Kerry Earnhardt wins at Lowe's; Blaise Alexander fatally injured

CONCORD NC -- Kerry Earnhardt won the ARCA EasyCare 100 Thursday night at Lowe's Motor Speedway, an event marred by the death of Montoursville, Pennsylvania veteran driver Blaise Alexander. Alexander, 25, was involved in a two-car accident while...

Sun 04 Feb 2001
ATCC: An Asian (non Japanese) Formula 1 driver, when ?
F1

ATCC: An Asian (non Japanese) Formula 1 driver, when ?

Yoong, Karthikeyan and Mikola, the Formula Asia legacy Six years have passed since the inaugural Formula Asia International Series in 1994 was launched. The products of Asia's first ever single seater series Alex Yoong from Malaysia, Narain ...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
WKA: Jacksonville Gold Cup 'Winter Nationals'

WKA: Jacksonville Gold Cup 'Winter Nationals'

By Bruce C. Walls JACKSONVILLE, FL-Three hundred and four WKA/Horstman Gold Cup competitors from the US and Canada kick off their 2001 season March 23-25 at 'Winter Nationals' hosted by Jacksonville, FL's 103rd Street Complex. Laura Smith, Jon...

Tue 27 Feb 2001
Jacques Couture named to the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

Jacques Couture named to the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

Jacques Couture will receive a space reserved for only a few individuals that have made a significant life-long contribution in the world of racing; an honorary membership in the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame. Mr. Couture will be inducted...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Noosa Hillclimb - Queensland event report

Noosa Hillclimb - Queensland event report

In its fourth year, the Bank of Queensland Noosa Hill Climb simply keeps growing. This year, 145 drivers took to the gruelling 1500m of road, in the Tewantin State Forest, just kilometres from Noosa's famous beaches. The Historic Racing Car Club...