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Tue 01 May 2001
BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

BITD: The debut of the 2001 Ford Excursion SUV

By Nancy Schilke - motorsport.com April 7 - SMD Motorsports, Ford Motor Company, and International Engine Group (Navistar) launched the Excursion at the Best-in-the-Desert (BITD) 'Terrible Town 250' event. The event is part of the BITD 'Silver...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
Formula SAE 2001 awards

Formula SAE 2001 awards

Nancy Schilke - motorsport.com Pontiac, MI - The 20th annual Formula SAE (FSAE) competition was held from Wednesday, May 16th to Sunday, May 20th. The annual award banquet was held for the students on Sunday afternoon inside the ...

Tue 13 Nov 2001
Accident in pit lane at Homestead

Accident in pit lane at Homestead

By - N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Homestead Speedway, Fl -- During the second caution on the track, most of the teams entered pit lane. During the stops, a serious accident involving the Robert Yates Racing team took place. Both Ricky Rudd...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
Jeff Gordon wins championship at Atlanta

Jeff Gordon wins championship at Atlanta

By - Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Jeff Gordon wrapped up the 2001 Winston Cup championship today at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He needed to finish 32nd or better today to win his fourth Winston Cup championship. Going into the race, Gordon ...

Mon 13 Aug 2001
CORR: Pro 2 Saturday heave competition at Bark River II

CORR: Pro 2 Saturday heave competition at Bark River II

Going for The Points By Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Saturday, August 11 -- Scott Taylor (Ford) had a large point lead over Evan Evans (Chevy), Carl Renezeder (Chevy), Rookie driver Larry Gourlie (Chevy) and Dan Vanden Huevel )Chevy) going...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
CORR: Sportsman2 and Stock Trucks Sunday drive at Bark River II

CORR: Sportsman2 and Stock Trucks Sunday drive at Bark River II

Battle for Points By Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Sunday, August 12, 2001 -- Sportsman Stock points leader Eric Dawson (Ford) did not start today after taking second place in Saturday's race. This left the door wide open for Mark Kleiman ...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Campbell wins the Baja 1000 again

Campbell wins the Baja 1000 again

By - N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Motorsport.com -- The Baja 1000 overall winners are Johnny Campbell, San Clemente, and Tim Staab, San Diego, on a Honda XR650. Campbell became the first person in history to clinch four-consecutive Baja...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sunday evening championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sunday evening championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - Saturday, September 22, 2001 - Weather stayed beautiful with slightly dropping temperatures for the last three races of the championship runoffs. FC Race 22: What a start -- like a train going into the...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Saturday morning races Sunday update

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Saturday morning races Sunday update

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - Saturday, September 22, 2001 - Fog greeted the competitors, officials, volunteers and fans this morning. Warm-up for today's race went on as scheduled. Sunshine burned the fog off by the first ...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Friday morning championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Friday morning championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - September 21, 2001 - Friday dawned cloudy in the early morning and during the warm-up sessions, the rain came. The first race CSR was in very wet conditions. Jacek Mucha took the early lead at the...

Mon 13 Aug 2001
CORR: Bark River - small community, big hearts - offroad event

CORR: Bark River - small community, big hearts - offroad event

By Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Bark River, Michigan is a quiet little community nestled in the southwest section of the Upper Peninsula. Not far from Escanaba - one of the largest cities in the U.P. - and close to the Wisconsin border. The ...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Friday evening championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Friday evening championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - September 21, 2001 - Afternoon brought sunshine for the later races. Track dried out during the SCC race and weather was cooler but definitely dry. SCC Race 6: David Roush took the lead and never...

Fri 21 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Championship races Friday afternoon

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Championship races Friday afternoon

By N Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - September 21, 2001 - Wet and wild is the best word to describe the T1 race. T1 Race 4: The fourth race of the day started after a heavy downpour. The field started on rains but had no chance to change...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
CORR: Bark River II Sunday Pro Lite cruise

CORR: Bark River II Sunday Pro Lite cruise

Pro Lite Competition Tightens up in Round 12 By Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Sunday, August 12, 2001 - Jeff Kincaid (Toyota) went into round 12 with a 20-point edge over rookie driver Steve Federico The start of the today's round at Bark...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Saturday afternoon championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Saturday afternoon championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - Saturday, September 22, 2001 - Sunshine, warm temperatures and lots of spectators greeted the afternoon races for bragging rights for the next year. AS Race 12: Forty cars took the green flag and going...

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Saturday evening championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Saturday evening championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - Saturday, September 22, 2001 - Cloudy skies and cooler temperatures for the final two races of the day. SRF Race 15: A good clean start for the group of competitors with early leader Lee Fleming. Lots...

Mon 13 Aug 2001
CORR: Bark River II Saturday - Buggy classes take to the track first

CORR: Bark River II Saturday - Buggy classes take to the track first

Buggies, Buggies and more Buggies put on a Show for the Fans By Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Saturday, August 11 -- Twenty-seven light buggies took the green flag and by turn one, at least nine buggies were going for the lea at Bark River ...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sunday morning championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sunday morning championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - Saturday, September 22, 2001 - Sunshine and warming temperatures greeted the Mid-Ohio race track today, with the best morning of the week-long activities. Today is the final day of the 24 races for the...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
CORR: Bark River II Sunday Pro 4 battle

CORR: Bark River II Sunday Pro 4 battle

Catching MacCachren By Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Sunday, August 12, 2001 - Rob MacCachren (Ford) looked to extend his points lead to ensure the championship as Curt LeDuc (Ford), Jason Baldwin (Ford), Scott Douglas (Ford) and John Greaves...

Mon 24 Sep 2001
RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sunday afternoon championship races

RACE: Valvoline Runoffs: Sunday afternoon championship races

By N. Schilke - Motorsport.com Mid-Ohio - Saturday, September 22, 2001 - Temperatures climbed as the sun stayed out today in what turned out to be the best weather day of the week. GT3 Race 20: In what looked to be a good clean start changed...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
Craven, Tide celebration at Michigan

Craven, Tide celebration at Michigan

By PNSchilke - Motorsport.com Friday, August 17, 2001 -- The surprise of the day happened at Michigan International Speedway when the final car on the track during qualifying and the 24th fastest in the morning practice won the pole position ...

Sat 18 Aug 2001
BUSCH: Jimmy Spencer sets a new record at Michigan

BUSCH: Jimmy Spencer sets a new record at Michigan

By PNSchilke - Motorsport.com Friday, August 17, 2001 -- Last year, Buckshot Jones set a new Busch Grand National track record at Michigan International Speedway and with cloudy skies and cool temperatures, no one expected the record to be...

Fri 17 Aug 2001
Under cloudy skies at Michigan

Under cloudy skies at Michigan

By PNSchilke - Motorsport.com Friday, August 17, 2001 -- On Thursday, the Mid-west drought ended with lots of rain. This, of course, was a blessing for the people who live here in Michigan but at the same time, left race teams and...

Mon 11 Jun 2001
Gordon gives Hendrick Motorsports 100th win at Michigan

Gordon gives Hendrick Motorsports 100th win at Michigan

By Phil and Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Brookyn, MI - Jeff Gordon dominated the race and lead the most laps. His early protagonist was Ricky Rudd who made an early bid on the first lap going into turn 3 and then a late challenge in the las...

Sun 10 Jun 2001
Stewart dominates at Michigan

Stewart dominates at Michigan

Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com IROC 25, Race 3 report Brooklyn, MI - Tony Stewart won the 99th IROC race in the series that pits 12 championship caliber drivers from other series in the same equally prepared race car. Over the years, drivers...

Sun 19 Aug 2001
BUSCH: Newman captures his first Busch win at Michigan

BUSCH: Newman captures his first Busch win at Michigan

By PNSchilke - Motorsport.com Michigan International Speedway -- Saturday, August 18, 2001 -- Under partly sunny skies with warmer temperatures and higher humidity than yesterday's practice and qualifying, the Busch Grand National teams were...

Mon 20 Aug 2001
Dodge gets first win in 24 years at Michigan

Dodge gets first win in 24 years at Michigan

By PNSchilke - Motorsport.com After "Happy Hour" yesterday, the storm clouds that had been hovering to the north moved in and dumped lots of rain overnight. This morning after light mist, the sun came out under still partly cloudy skies. Word is...

Mon 11 Jun 2001
Michigan live updates

Michigan live updates

By Phil and Nancy Schilke - Motorsport.com Brooklyn, MI - Live updates from MIS: 200-lap mark: What a finish! After Gordon leads most of the race with Rudd chasing him, both have pit stop problems and had to work their way back to the ...