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Thu 26 Dec 2002
SBRS: Ward Imrie Baber-CART Scholarship Runoff notes

SBRS: Ward Imrie Baber-CART Scholarship Runoff notes

Imrie wins US$50,000 at Barber-CART Runoff. Toronto, Ontario (December 26, 2002): Aspiring race driver Ward Imrie of Winnipeg, Manitoba, arrived home this week with US$50,000 towards next year's racing budget after finishing third in the ...

Tue 24 Dec 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: New 2003 CART team formed with Lavin as driverHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: New 2003 CART team formed with Lavin as driver

Motorsport.com has learned through reliable sources in Mexico that a new team for the 2003 CART Champ Car World Series has been formed by Modelo Group. The Corona Racing Team has signed Mexican driver Rodolfo Lavin. Modelo Group formed a ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS
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IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS

Unique duo enjoys Infiniti Pro Series test at Texas. Sprint car driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner both eye full-time rides in 2003. FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 -- Their backgrounds may be vastly different, but veteran...

SBRS: Colin Fleming takes $100,000 Barber-CART Scholarship

SBRS: Colin Fleming takes $100,000 Barber-CART Scholarship

(SEBRING, Fla.) December 20, 2002 -After three days of intensive competition at Sebring International Raceway, the Barber Dodge Pro Series announced the winners of the Barber-CART Scholarship Runoff today, with Colin Fleming, North Hills, Calif.

ALLSTAR: East Bay Winternationals preview

ALLSTAR: East Bay Winternationals preview

New owners make East Bay better for 27th Annual Winternationals. Tampa, FL. Dec. 16, 2002--. Major improvements are complete and 2VHL Promotions, Inc., the new ownership group at the renamed East Bay Raceway Park, is set for the Tampa track's...

USAR: USAR's Sammons enters Midget Indoor event

USAR: USAR's Sammons enters Midget Indoor event

NJ's Danny Sammons makes racing return to homestate. USAR's Sammons lands ride for Indoor TQ Midget event. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - USAR Hooters ProCup Series Northern Series regular Danny Sammons will get a chance to test his flat-track skills ...

CRA: Thunder Valley to host 2003 event

CRA: Thunder Valley to host 2003 event

Sunoco Super Series to race at Thunder Valley Speedway in 2003. Salem, Ind. (December 21, 2002) -- Thunder Valley Speedway, the former M-40 Motorsports Arena, will host a Sunoco Super Series event for the first time ever on Saturday, July 5,...

CRA: R.J.S. Racing Equipment renews sponsorship

CRA: R.J.S. Racing Equipment renews sponsorship

R.J.S. Racing Equipment renews Sponsorship of Sunoco Super Series Salem, Ind. (December 20, 2002) -- CRA Sunoco Super Series officials announced today that R.J.S. Racing Equipment has renewed their Contingency Sponsorship of the Sunoco Super ...

WKA: CSOT: Stars of Tomorrow, SCCA/WKA Constructors merger announced

WKA: CSOT: Stars of Tomorrow, SCCA/WKA Constructors merger announced

CART Stars of Tomorrow and SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Championship to merge. INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (December 20, 2002) -- Officials from the CART Stars of Tomorrow and WKA/SCCA Pro Racing Constructors Championship announced today that the two...

WKA: Rockingham Gold Cup report

WKA: Rockingham Gold Cup report

ROCKINGHAM, NC-A surprised Ryan Cassity became the third member of this year's WKA Triple Crown Club. The Decatur, Il based Coyote karts factory driver entered this year's annual GT Machine WKA Horstman Gold Cup Grand Nationals at North Carolina...

WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

Jamie McMurray remembers his Go-Kart Christmases in Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2002) - Just like Christmas, go-karts come only once a year to Daytona International Speedway. Beginning the day after Christmas, Daytona International...

USTCC: Sears Point seasn finale report

USTCC: Sears Point seasn finale report

For the second time this season, the United States Touring Car Championship (USTCC) competed at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California for the USTCC's seventh round. The teams had raced at Infineon at this season's opener, when it was...

SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel statement on dismissed lawsuit
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SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel statement on dismissed lawsuit

AURORA, Ill. (December 19, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and AMA Pro Racing entered into an agreement on December 17, 2002 prior to a scheduled court hearing concerning the THQ World Supercross GP and the AMA Supercross Series.

WWS: 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series schedule

WWS: 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series schedule

<pre> 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series Schedule DATE EVENT LOCATION DISTANCE Sun, Feb 2 Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Ariz (10 Mi) 150 L Sat, April 12 ...

WWS: 2003 expanded schedule announced

WWS: 2003 expanded schedule announced

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2002) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced the 2003 NASCAR Winston West Series schedule, including 13 events at 11 different tracks across Arizona, California, ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexican driver Lavin to join CART with Corona Racing Team

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexican driver Lavin to join CART with Corona Racing Team

Mexico City, December 21st, 2002.- Mexican giant Modelo Group with its Corona Beer brand announced today the creation of a new CART team called the 'Corona Racing Team' with young Mexican driver Rodolfo M. Lavín to race in the Bridgestone-CART ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Va Rodolof Lavin a CART con Corona y Walker Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: Va Rodolof Lavin a CART con Corona y Walker Racing

México, D.F., 21 de diciembre, 2002.- El Grupo Modelo con su marca Corona crea a partir de hoy el nuevo equipo 'Corona Racing Team' con Rodolfo Martínez Lavín como piloto, para participar en la Serie Bridgestone-CART en los próximos dos años,...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing tests Fogarty and three others

CHAMPCAR/CART: Newman/Haas Racing tests Fogarty and three others

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Newman/Haas Racing will begin its 21st season of CART competition in the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford in 2003, with the four-time CART championship winning operation set to...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson tendr? un equipo de CART en el 2003

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson tendr? un equipo de CART en el 2003

Indianápolis, Indiana. (20 de diciembre, 2002) - El ex piloto de Champ Car Stefan Johansson, anunció hoy la formación del American Spirit Team Johansson, una escudería que con dos autos estará participando en el Campeonato Champ Car...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART teamHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Johansson forms two car CART team

INDIANAPOLIS (December 20, 2002) - Former Champ Car driver Stefan Johansson announced today the formation of American Spirit Team Johansson, a complete two-car effort that will campaign the 2003 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series ...

RACE: 2003 F500 Red Devil SU-F1 introduced

RACE: 2003 F500 Red Devil SU-F1 introduced

BUTTE, Mont. (December 19, 2002) -- Race Cars of the Future has introduced its 2003 Formula 500 racing car, the Red Devil SU-F1. Some of the new technical features of the SU-F1 are: High down force, low drag radiator ducts for optimum ...

IRL: Jimmy Kite to race Chili Bowl for Lehmann

IRL: Jimmy Kite to race Chili Bowl for Lehmann

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga., Thursday, December 19, 2002 - Open wheel racing expert Jimmy Kite, 26, will add yet another highlight to his already impressive racing resume next month. Lehmann Racing and Kite announced today that the Georgia resident would ...

Series testing at Daytona wrap up 2002-12-22

Series testing at Daytona wrap up 2002-12-22

ARCA RE/MAX Series test wraps up with Gerhart fastest. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 22, 2002) -- ARCA RE/MAX Series teams concluded their test session two hours early on Sunday after completing all of their work in preparation for the Feb. 8...

This Week in Racing History (December 22-28)

This Week in Racing History (December 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael J. Stucker December 22 NHRA Top Fuel dragracer Shelly Anderson born (1965). December 23 Ferrari F93A unveiled to the public (1993). December 24 Ralph Moody offers Fred Lorenzen a Ford factory stockcar ride...

CMC Racing Championship Shootout notes

CMC Racing Championship Shootout notes

Craig Baltzer wins SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Championship Shootout Bettendorf, IA (Dec. 22): 2002 WKA/SCCA Constructors Cup and CIK North American ICC Champion, Craig Baltzer took top honors at the SCCA Pro Racing/WKA Constructors Cup ...

Ralph Millet of Saab fame died 2002-12-20

Ralph Millet of Saab fame died 2002-12-20

Ralph T. Millet, 85, of Old Saybrook, CT., the man who brought the Swedish Saab cars into the United States, and was president of the Saab importing company, and who became a highly respected spokesman for the imported car business in the United...

Saturday, December 21 test day at Daytona

Saturday, December 21 test day at Daytona

Bobby Gerhart looking to continue domination at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 21, 2002) -- Bobby Gerhart doesn't take Daytona International Speedway for granted. He has posted five top-10 finishes, including two victories (1999...

Brainerd now secured on 2003 schedule
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Brainerd now secured on 2003 schedule

AMA Pro Racing secures Brainerd round for 2003 AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship. PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship round at Brainerd (Minn.) International Raceway slated for June 27-29, is now ...

2003 Perris Auto Speedway schedule

2003 Perris Auto Speedway schedule

<pre> Perris Auto Speedway 2003 Schedule DATE EVENT February 5th Practice February 8th VRA Sprint Cars, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Champ Trucks, Cruisers & Hornets February 12th Practice February 15th SCRA February...

Multimatic conducts first Ford Focus Daytona Prototype testing

Multimatic conducts first Ford Focus Daytona Prototype testing

TORONTO, Ontario (December 20, 2002) -- Multimatic conducted its first-ever testing of the Ford Focus Daytona Prototype this week with great success. The Canadian-based constructor first took the new Daytona Prototype to Kentucky Speedway for an...

Knoxville's 1200-pound Nationals signs Pella as sponsor

Knoxville's 1200-pound Nationals signs Pella as sponsor

Pella Corporation Classic is new name for Knoxville's 1200-Pound Nationals. KNOXVILLE, IOWA (Dec. 20, 2002) - Two world-class entities based in Marion County, Iowa--Pella Corporation and the Knoxville Raceway--are proud to be teaming up for...

G&W Motorsports' BMW Picchio Daytona Prototype conducts test

G&W Motorsports' BMW Picchio Daytona Prototype conducts test

ALTON, Va. (December 20, 2002) -- G&W Motorsports has hit the track with their BMW-powered Picchio DP2 Daytona Prototype. The team reports that testing is going well at Virginia International Raceway, having concluded initial shakedown work, wind...

2003 USAC Silver Crown schedule

2003 USAC Silver Crown schedule

<pre> 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Championship Series Schedule Date Location Track Distance 3/21-23 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway 100 Miles 5/10...

2003 preliminary schedule announced

2003 preliminary schedule announced

12 races on preliminary 2003 USAC Silver Crown schedule. The 2003 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Championship Series opens with the March 21-23 "Copper World Indy 200" weekend at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway and is scheduled to conclude...

Tom Anderson ready for NHRA

Tom Anderson ready for NHRA

Anderson & Sickles gearing up for 2003 TAFC assault with Meyers RV SuperStores. ROCHESTER, N.Y. - After many successful years as a driver and tuner in the NHRA Nitro Funny Car ranks, and two IHRA Pro Mod World Championships as a tuner, Tom ...