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Mon 31 Dec 2001
Utica-Rome 2001 champions

Utica-Rome 2001 champions

VERNON, NY - The Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon crowned the 2001 track champions on Sunday September 2 following the final points races of the season. The Champions were Todd Burley in the headline DIRT 358-Modifieds, Tim Clemons in the DIRT ...

Fri 28 Dec 2001
January Daytona is next up

January Daytona is next up

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 4, 2001) -- The 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season officially came to a close last weekend with the banquet at the historic Waldorf-Astoria in New York and the celebration of Jeff Gordon's fourth Winston Cup ...

DuPont CEO named 2002 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

DuPont CEO named 2002 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 28, 2001) -- Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 44th annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 17 and give the command to start engines for the "Great ...

Silly season settles in Daytona

Silly season settles in Daytona

Silly Season Settles In Daytona For Speedweeks 2002 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 26, 2001) -- When watching all the Speedweeks 2002 activities from the grandstands of Daytona International Speedway, guests might want to keep their Daytona 500 ...

Gordon, Loomis hope for 2002 Daytona 500 win

Gordon, Loomis hope for 2002 Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 21, 2001) -- For Jeff Gordon and the No. 24 DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevrolet team, it's never too early to plan ahead. While the celebration of his fourth NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship is just getting ...

Daytona 2002 Budweiser Shootout preview

Daytona 2002 Budweiser Shootout preview

Standing Room Only In The Budweiser Shootout A record 23 drivers eligible for All-Star Race on Feb. 10 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 19, 2001) -- The 23rd annual Budweiser Shootout At Daytona is going to resemble a Gatorade 125-mile qualifier with...

Harvick testing at Daytona

Harvick testing at Daytona

Kevin Harvick Prepping For His First Daytona 500 Start In Two-Day Test at DIS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 12, 2001) -- As the racing off-season nears, Kevin Harvick isn't slowing down yet. Last weekend, Harvick, who has been pulling double duty...

Rockingham II Friday practice times

Rockingham II Friday practice times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st 1. 19 Casey Atwood Dge 23.848 153.522 2. 1 Kenny Wallace Chv 23.865 0.017 0.017 153.413 0.109 ...

Phoenix Happy Hour times

Phoenix Happy Hour times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 24 Jeff Gordon Chv 28.325 ...

Talladega II post race fines, penalties announced

Talladega II post race fines, penalties announced

Daytona Beach, Fla - NASCAR Officials announced numerous fines levied after the running of Sunday's EA Sports 500 at Talladega. Tony Eury, Sr., crew chief of the No. 8 Chevy received a $25,000 fine for a rule violation found during post-race ...

Earnhardt Jr's car fails post Talladega II inspection

Earnhardt Jr's car fails post Talladega II inspection

The winning car of Dale Earnhardt Jr. failed post-race inspection following Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway. The car was measured as being an eighth-inch under the required 51-inch minimum height from the roof of the car to the ground,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City race announced for 2002

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City race announced for 2002

Motorsport.com - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. today announced its teams will race in Mexico City, Mexico next year. The event will be held at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. A date has not yet been set. The event will be promoted by ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City 2002 race scheduled

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City 2002 race scheduled

MEXICO CITY (September 6, 2001) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE: MPH) today announced it has reached agreement with Mexico-based entertainment giant Corporacion Interamericana de Entretenimiento (CIE) and CART racing team Forsythe ...

Thu 27 Dec 2001
Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2001) - Crawford Race Cars, a division of Crawford Composites, today announced that NASCAR Winston Cup Series standout Tony Stewart will join road racing veterans Jan Lammers and Johnny Mowlem as drivers of the 2002...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
IPS: Genoa Racing orders Infiniti Pro car

IPS: Genoa Racing orders Infiniti Pro car

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 - Veteran car owner Angelo Ferro and his well-known team, Genoa Racing, recently ordered its first Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series car. The team has been active in motorsports for nearly two decades competing...

Silverstone rebuilds current pits
F1

Silverstone rebuilds current pits

Silverstone circuit, the home of the British Grand Prix, has scrapped plans for a new pits complex. The intention was to build all new pits for Formula One teams on the straight after Club corner, but this idea has now been abandoned in favour of...

Washington DC Auto Show opens Wednesday

Washington DC Auto Show opens Wednesday

By David Reininger - Motorsport.com WASHINGTON (December 21, 2001) - The 60th edition of the Washington Auto Show opens its seven-day engagement at the Washington Convention Center on Wednesday, December 26. Hot Wheels, one of the world's...

Black Rock Speedway URC event returns.

Black Rock Speedway URC event returns.

DUNDEE, N.Y. (DECEMBER 21, 2001) - It's official. The United Racing Club (URC), entering it's 55th season of competition, will return to the September 6-7 Bully Hill Vineyards Fall Sprint Nationals at the Black Rock Speedway in 2002.

AMA-SC: Crossover Challenge proceeds to be charity

AMA-SC: Crossover Challenge proceeds to be charity

AURORA, Ill. (December 21, 2001) - Following the recent announcement that spectator tickets will be available to the 2002 Crossover Challenge Presented by Suzuki, Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division announced today that it will ...

2002 privateer fund continues to grow
AMA

2002 privateer fund continues to grow

AURORA, Ill. (December 21, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division announced today the addition of the new $75,000 CC.com Fund to the existing $150,000 Privateer Fund that will bring the total privateer payout to $225,000 for...

Sprague to run IROC in 2002

Sprague to run IROC in 2002

CONCORD, NC (December 21, 2001) - When the best drivers in all of motorsports gather at Daytona International Speedway in February for the first True Value International Race of Champions event of the season, Jack Sprague will be among the drivers...

Johnsons Bradenton test report

Johnsons Bradenton test report

BRADENTON, Fla. -- While snowbirds flocked to Florida for the holidays, Pro Stock drivers Warren and Kurt Johnson were flying low in a two-day test at Bradenton (Fla.) Motorsports Park on Dec. 18-19. The Johnsons debuted two new cars and announced...

Circle Bar Racing update 2001-12-21

Circle Bar Racing update 2001-12-21

Concord, NC - For the second consecutive year, Circle Bar Racing is pleased to announce that Lennox Industries has signed on to be an associate sponsor of the ...

Jimmie Johnson ready for 2002

Jimmie Johnson ready for 2002

Jimmie Johnson, the rookie sensation selected by Jeff Gordon and Rick Hendrick to drive the new No. 48 Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse Chevrolet Monte Carlo, is getting set for his inaugural season in NASCAR Winston Cup. The 26-year-old Southern...

Emiliano confirma el 2002.

Emiliano confirma el 2002.

Se comunica oficialmente que Emiliano Spataro se incorporará al TC con un Chevrolet perteneciente al equipo de Emilio Satriano. El objetivo principal de ambos es lograr pelear por los primeros lugares dentro de la categoría. Spataro estaría ...

JamSports, AMA announce 2003 news update
AMA

JamSports, AMA announce 2003 news update

JamSports, AMA Pro Racing Announce 2003 AMA Supercross Markets PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- JamSports and AMA Pro Racing today announced the list of major-market cities that will constitute the 2003 AMA U.S. Supercross Championship. The season will...

Lauda to test Jaguar R3
F1

Lauda to test Jaguar R3

Triple Formula One world champion, Niki Lauda, has announced his intention to drive a Formula One car once again. The 52-year-old boss of Jaguar Racing is not coming out of competitive retirement, however, just aiming to better his understanding...

Australian GP inquest summary
F1

Australian GP inquest summary

The Australian Grand Prix has been given the go ahead for 2002, according to our Australia sources, after the conclusion of the inquest into the death of marshal Graham Beveridge. The results are to be released in January. Yesterday Jim Kennan -...

Sigma Autosport Homestead-Miami Atlantic test recap

Sigma Autosport Homestead-Miami Atlantic test recap

Wieringa Impresses Team With First Sigma Toyota-Atlantic Test BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Dave Wieringa, recently named as one of Sigma Autosport's Toyota-Atlantic drivers for the 2002 season, completed a successful two-day test at the Homestead ...

Clear Channel's Arenacross Amateur Racing series review

Clear Channel's Arenacross Amateur Racing series review

AURORA Ill., (December 20, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division and its regional and national arenacross series, America's largest indoor motocross racing series by number of events, are racing into 2002 set to crown a new...

2002 NASCAR Craftsman team roster

2002 NASCAR Craftsman team roster

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. Several drivers saw Christmas come early this year by way of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series contract. To take some silly out of silly season, here is a confirmed list of drivers slated to compete in 2002, as of Wednesday,...

American Le Mans Series Notes of Interest 2001-12-20

American Le Mans Series Notes of Interest 2001-12-20

** SEBRING CELEBRATION CONTINUES TO GROW -- The 50th anniversary celebration of America's oldest sports car race continued its growth this week as three more former winning cars joined the list of those that will be on hand for the ...