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Thu 01 Apr 2004
Officials penalize Earnhardt Jr post-Bristol

Officials penalize Earnhardt Jr post-Bristol

Earnhardt Jr., DEI Penalized For Incident at Bristol DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 31, 2004) -- Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was penalized with a loss of 25 championship driver points, a $10,000 fine and probation until June 1 for his ...

Thu 28 Oct 2004
Wed 07 Jul 2004
Indy 500 winner Rodger Ward tributeHeadline

Indy 500 winner Rodger Ward tribute

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, July 5, 2004 -- Rodger Ward, one of the greatest drivers in Indianapolis 500-Mile Race history, died July 5 in Anaheim, Calif. He was 83. Rodger Ward. Photo by IMS LLC. Ward won the race twice and during a...

Thu 28 Oct 2004
Remembering Ricky HendrickHeadline

Remembering Ricky Hendrick

Rick Hendrick, his family and the Hendrick Motorsports organization are in the process of mourning the loss of their loved ones and friends who were on board the small Beech 200 plane that crashed on Sunday near Martinsville. The following is a...

Sun 04 Jan 2004
IRL: Inside the Larry Curry special auctionHeadline

IRL: Inside the Larry Curry special auction

Crime really does not pay in the scope of things. Larry Curry, indicted and jailed for defrauding John Menard of nearly a million dollars over a three-year period, had most of his personal possessions trophies of all mien from the good days sold...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
R. Todd Wilson named NASCAR CFO

R. Todd Wilson named NASCAR CFO

R. Todd Wilson named NASCAR Chief Financial Officer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2004) -- In a move to enhance NASCAR's business leadership within the motorsports industry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France ...

Fri 20 Feb 2004
South Africa Historic races at Killarney summary

South Africa Historic races at Killarney summary

International Historic Races Killarney South Africa Killarney, South Africa - 8 February 2004 -- Glorious Cape summer conditions welcomed the 191 strong entry for the annual International Historic meeting at the 3.267km Killarney race track near...

Wed 26 May 2004
Southampton Motor Speedway suspends operations

Southampton Motor Speedway suspends operations

CAPRON, Va. (May 25) - Unable to shake off the effects of a terrible `03 season, Southampton Motor Speedway has suspended operations until further notice. In a May 18 meeting with senior SMS employees, track owner Dave Atkinson indicated that...

Tue 24 Feb 2004
MOTOCROSS: DeSoto inducted into Hawaii Sports Hall of FameHeadline
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MOTOCROSS: DeSoto inducted into Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame

John DeSoto had earned considerable recognition over the decades for his prowess on a motorcycle, but for the most part that originated from abroad rather than from the local community in his native Hawaii. That finally changed this past Tuesday...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Daytona Twin 125: News of note, schedule

Daytona Twin 125: News of note, schedule

NEWS & NOTES * The Canadian version of TV Guide magazine will feature its first-ever NASCAR cover on Saturday. This collectible issue, which hits newsstands Monday, is geared toward the huge contingent of NASCAR fans throughout ...

Sat 20 Nov 2004
A review of ESPN's upcoming Earnhardt biopicHeadline

A review of ESPN's upcoming Earnhardt biopic

A review of ESPN's upcoming Dale Earnhardt biopic Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 16, 2004 - The house lights came up as images faded on the big screen. Three score ink-stained wretches and talking heads from...

Sun 07 Mar 2004
Louis Unser, 1932-2004

Louis Unser, 1932-2004

Louis J. (Louie) Unser, the second of the four Unser brothers from Albuquerque who dominated Indianapolis, Pikes Peak and countless tracks in between, passed away in California March 2. He died at age 71 of complications from multiple sclerosis,...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
Barber Dodge Pro Series takes one-year hiatusHeadline

Barber Dodge Pro Series takes one-year hiatus

The question to what will happen to the entry-level racing series in the Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. was answered today, ending the dreams of many young drivers. Burt Frisselle. Photo by Eric Gilbert. Skip Barber Racing...

Mon 26 Apr 2004
Emotional Imola drive for BergerHeadline
F1

Emotional Imola drive for Berger

Gerhard Berger had an emotional day at San Marino yesterday when he drove Ayrton Senna's JPS Lotus round the Imola track. Carrying a flag with Senna's picture on, and wearing a badge in the shape of Roland Ratzenberger's helmet, Berger...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Daytona Twin 125 race 1 results

Daytona Twin 125 race 1 results

Pos St No Driver Make Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ---- ----------- 1. 2 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 50 Running 2. 19 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 50 Running 3. 6 42...

Thu 15 Apr 2004
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"Who Works in Formula One" lists Motorsport.com writer

One of the most indispensable hardcover books in Formula One is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, with publication of the 2004 edition of "Who Works in Formula One." More than 600 pages listing all teams with their personnel, drivers...

Mon 03 May 2004
ISMA car owner Paul Dunigan passes away

ISMA car owner Paul Dunigan passes away

ISMA Supermodified Car Owner Paul Dunigan Passes Away April 20, 2004 - After a long struggle with an undefeatable foe, Lowell, Mass. supermodified car owner Paul Dunigan passed away in the Lowell Hospital on Monday evening, April 19. Calling...

Fri 28 May 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: Doug Shierson passes away

CHAMPCAR/CART: Doug Shierson passes away

1990 Indy 500-Winning Team Owner Shierson Dies at 62 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 28, 2004 -- Douglas James "Doug" Shierson, who owned the car Arie Luyendyk drove to victory in the 1990 Indianapolis 500, died May 26 at his Mooresville, N.C., home....

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Tulsa Shootout results

Tulsa Shootout results

Tulsa Shootout at Tulsa Expo Raceway January 3, 2004 Results A Feature Results: Micros 600cc Multis (20 Laps): 1. Rodney Stealy (Lakeville, IN), 2. Brady Bacon (Broken Arrow, OK), 3. Matt Reagan (Jenks, OK), 4. Leon Bacon (Broken Arrow, ...

Wed 25 Feb 2004
IPS: IRL: Follow Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Motorsport.comHeadline

IPS: IRL: Follow Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Motorsport.com

Arie Luyendyk Jr., the 2003 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series "Most Popular Driver Award" winner, will be contributing regular race journal entries to Motorsport.com throughout the 2004 racing season. Arie Luyendyk Jr.. Photo by Earl ...

Sat 17 Jul 2004
Papa Joe Hendrick passes at 84Headline

Papa Joe Hendrick passes at 84

Joseph R. Hendrick Jr., father of Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick and company president John Hendrick, passed away Wednesday evening at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He was 84. Papa Joe Hendrick award event: Papa Joe...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
Veloqx announces withdrawal from motorsport

Veloqx announces withdrawal from motorsport

After three highly successful years competing in endurance and sportscar races in the UK, Continental Europe and the USA, Veloqx announces its withdrawal from competitive motorsport. Formed at the end of the 2001 season, Veloqx's successes have...

Wed 29 Dec 2004
Albers to race for Minardi in 2005Headline
F1

Albers to race for Minardi in 2005

Minardi announced at a press conference in Amsterdam on December 23rd that Christijan Albers will race for the team in 2005. The 25 year-old Dutchman has been successful in the German touring car championship in recent years. Albers formerly raced...

Thu 07 Oct 2004
IRL: Fernandez gets Fontana win, Kanaan is championHeadline

IRL: Fernandez gets Fontana win, Kanaan is champion

Adrian Fernandez took the battle today in the Toyota Indy 400 by 0.0183 seconds, but second finisher Tony Kanaan won the war. The 2004 Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series championship belongs to the driver of Andretti Green Racing's ...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
Biaggi injured in SuperMoto accidentHeadline

Biaggi injured in SuperMoto accident

Max Biaggi celebrates. Photo by Camel Honda. Max Biaggi has injured his foot/leg (depending on your source) in a SuperMoto training session as the Roman Emperor prepared himself to compete in an FIM SuperMoto round in Italy. According...

Wed 10 Mar 2004
In the Garage: No. 38 Jackman, Rodney FettersHeadline

In the Garage: No. 38 Jackman, Rodney Fetters

In the Garage: Rodney Fetters, Jackman for the No. 38 Yates Ford Rodney Fetters, Jackman for the No. 38 Robert Yates Racing Ford has one of the best jobs in the garage. The New York native first got his feet wet working in racing seven years...

Sun 27 Jun 2004
Pikes Peak results

Pikes Peak results

Unofficial results 2004 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb "Race Results Saturday, June 26, 2004" <pre> Class Car ...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
IRL: Junqueira returns to Indy with Newman/Haas RacingHeadline

IRL: Junqueira returns to Indy with Newman/Haas Racing

2002 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race polesitter Bruno Junqueira will get another stab at winning the Greatest Spectacle in Racing this May 30th, driving the ...

Sat 29 May 2004
Christian Horner: Is F1 in Arden's future?Headline
F1

Christian Horner: Is F1 in Arden's future?

Motorsport.com's Max Davies sat down with Arden International team boss, Christian Horner to discuss the future of the team including their possible future entry into Formula One. Motorsport.com: Following the third-straight victory for Liuzzi...

Sun 07 Nov 2004
Raikkonen tries out Mercedes DTMHeadline
DTM

Raikkonen tries out Mercedes DTM

Just before the Mercedes Stars & Cars day in Stuttgart tomorrow, McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen tried out a Mercedes DTM car for size. Raikkonen drove the AMG C-Class for fun but the ever-competitive Finn was not far off the top times clocked in the ...

Thu 04 Mar 2004
Steve Taylor wins Pro Open WSA SnoCrossHeadline

Steve Taylor wins Pro Open WSA SnoCross

Michigan International Speedway hosted the inaugural World Snowmobile Association sanctioned "SnoCross at the Speedway" on a very mild leap day the last day of February, 2004. MIS was the 8th stop on the 10 race WSA calendar. Pro Mod...

Thu 26 Feb 2004
Michael takes lap record at Imola
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Michael takes lap record at Imola

The latest in a long line of lap records this winter was set by Michael Schumacher at Imola today, the current champion clocking a best of 1:19.664. Schumacher continued with development of the Ferrari F2004 and teammate Rubens Barrichello, fourth...

Tue 23 Mar 2004
Scott Fraser fatality on snowmobile

Scott Fraser fatality on snowmobile

Death: Scott Fraser Nova Scotia Canada ASA driver (20 March 2004) - Championship race car driver Scott Fraser was the victim of a fatal snowmobile accident on Saturday morning. Considered by many to be one of the best stock car racers in ...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Nick Craw named ACCUS President

Nick Craw named ACCUS President

Experienced Racing Executive Craw Named ACCUS President Friday, Oct. 1, 2004 -- Nick Craw, a longtime veteran of motorsports and sailing management, has been selected as president of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States ...

Thu 01 Jul 2004
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Unser Jr hangs it upHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Unser Jr hangs it up

Racing is a young man's game. At one time turnover of drivers came by death; in these modern days of HANS devices, SAFER barriers and a plethora of safety items that keep drivers working into their 40s and beyond, retirement must be a deliberate...