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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...

Thu 08 Mar 2001
Graham Beveridge memorial information
F1

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 ...

Tue 27 Mar 2001
Pikes Peak Hill Climb increase purse

Pikes Peak Hill Climb increase purse

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Motorcycle and quad riders in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will have extra incentive to reach the 14,110-foot summit of Pikes Peak in first place this year. The PPIHC board of directors approved a guaranteed...

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 15 Jun 2001
The

The "Bentley Boys"

The "Bentley Boys" It is true that without the cars there would have been no "Bentley Boys"; but it is equally true that the "Bentley Boys" lent excitement, drama and prestige to the Cricklewood Bentley. Hard driving on the track, they ...

Mon 02 Apr 2001
Driver killed at Rockford Speedway

Driver killed at Rockford Speedway

Rockford Speedway's NASCAR Late Model and Grand National Sportsmen event tonight was marred by the death of a driver. Al Papini died Sunday after crashing his car into the wall at Rockford Speedway, according to wire reports. Papini, 41, who...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Sat 31 Mar 2001
Eastern Cape Aldo Scribante circuit results

Eastern Cape Aldo Scribante circuit results

Battered cars, bruised egos and brilliant spectacle typified Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2001 Midas Production Car Championship at the Eastern Cape Aldo Scribante circuit on Saturday (March 24). The near-standard tin-top brigade brought 46 cars to...

Tue 13 Feb 2001
GTC Motorsport to run Aston Martins

GTC Motorsport to run Aston Martins

Michael Cane and his GTC Motorsport team have begun preparations for Le Mans 2002 with Aston Martin. Aston's engineers are now working on a three-month feasibility study commissioned by long-standing customer, computer millionaire Les Edgar who...

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 07 Nov 2001
Baja 1000 entries

Baja 1000 entries

Official entries for Friday and Saturday's 34th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 to be held in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. Please note that most entries will use at least two drivers/riders because of the length of the race. We have included...

Tue 22 May 2001
Mosport accident update

Mosport accident update

By Dan Dakin - Motorsport.com BOWMANVILLE, ONT. - One race car driver is dead and a second is in critical condition following a violent crash at a race track in Ontario, Canada. The accident occurred on the 38th lap of Sunday's Trans-Am Series...

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. ...

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 ...

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 27 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Jon Vannini takes major ownership in CART

CHAMPCAR/CART: Jon Vannini takes major ownership in CART

Based on the latest SEC filings, Jonathan Vannini, a California entrepreneur and Barber Dodge driver, is now CART's third largest individual shareholder with a 7.83% share of ownership. Vannini today filed an SEC Schedule 13d (Ownership ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed 25 Jul 2001
RACE: The lavender Jacket returns to Watkins Glen

RACE: The lavender Jacket returns to Watkins Glen

July 24, 2001: In 1956, a tradition began at Watkins Glen. Richard "Tex" Hopkins started his first race at Watkins Glen. From that day until his retirement in 1979, Tex Hopkins and his Lavender Suit started every Grand Prix and most major races...

BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

(Mooresville, NC) Scott Riggs, current points leader on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, has signed on as the new driver for ppc Racing and the No. 10 Nestlé Nesquik Ford Taurus for the 2002-2003 NASCAR Busch Series seasons. The driver's seat...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers: No. 19, Ed 'The Ace' McCulloch

NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers: No. 19, Ed 'The Ace' McCulloch

NHRA'S 50 GREATEST DRIVERS NO. 19: ED 'THE ACE' McCULLOCH In 1969, Top Fuel racer Ed McCulloch switched to Funny Cars and won his first time out, and he would continue to win for the next 24 years. During his career as a driver,...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Laguna Seca results
AMA

Laguna Seca results

<pre> OFFICIAL RESULTS AMA CHEVY TRUCKS U.S. SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY, MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA - JULY 5-8, 2001 AMA CHEVY TRUCKS U.S. SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP - ROUND 8 OF 14 28 LAPS ON A 2.238 MILE ROAD COURSE - JULY 7, ...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

(Mooresville, NC) Harold Holly, crew chief on the No. 10 Nestlé® Nesquik Ford Taurus, was born and raised in Pell City, Alabama, only a few miles west of Talladega Superspeedway. Holly's introduction to racing came from his father, who took him...

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...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Ralf Schumacher talks about Alex Zanardi's accident
F1

Ralf Schumacher talks about Alex Zanardi's accident

Ralf Schumacher spoke for the first time about the terrible accident involving Alex Zanardi in September. In 1999, Ralf Schumacher was Alex Zanardi's team mate at Williams. The popular Italian struggled to match the performance of his younger ...

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...

Fri 22 Jun 2001
IHBA: Television schedule

IHBA: Television schedule

IHBA Speedvision Telecast Revs Up On July 1 June 22, 2001 (Austin, TX) --- The International Hot Boat Association (IHBA) has released the 2001 programming schedule for the weekly television program scheduled to air on the Speedvision network....

Wed 04 Apr 2001
Supercross reaches record attendance numbers
AMA

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 22 Jun 2001
Craftsman and NHRA present $25,000 scholarship

Craftsman and NHRA present $25,000 scholarship

Massachusetts Youth Earns Sears Craftsman Award MADISON, Ill.- Craftsman tools and the National Hot Rod Association will present the first $25,000 Sears Craftsman Scholarship Sunday, June 24, at Gateway International Raceway in Madison. The ...

Fri 11 May 2001
MERC: Driver profile - Ron Cremen

MERC: Driver profile - Ron Cremen

The Middle-East Rally Championship (MERC) for all over the years got visitors from countries not just in the middle-east but also from Europe , Asia & Australia. One of the most famous names that take part in this championship for years is the...

Sun 10 Jun 2001
FCS: Ferrari Challenge Montreal qualifying results

FCS: Ferrari Challenge Montreal qualifying results

<pre> Event: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Track Length 2.75 Miles Qualifying 1 Date: 6/9/01 360 Challenge Qualifying Results Pos. No. Class Name Hometown Dealership Fast Lap Speed 1 34 360 Lucio Nicolodi* Los Angeles, CA Ferrari of...

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...

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 ...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
Dodge Then & Now, Bobby Isaac

Dodge Then & Now, Bobby Isaac

Dodge: Then & Now Bobby Isaac Had Record-Setting Success with Dodge AVONDALE, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2001 - Bobby Isaac came from humble beginnings but before he died in 1977 he had reached the pinnacle of the racing world and set dozens of records...