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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Harry Gant to attend Motorsports 2004

Harry Gant to attend Motorsports 2004

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 28, 2003 . . . Harry Gant, one of the most popular drivers in the history of NASCAR stock car racing, will be part of the U.S.Smokeless Tobacco Company Motorsports Experience at the Motorsports 2004 Presented by Sunoco...

Nadeau comments about ongoing recovery

Nadeau comments about ongoing recovery

CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 22, 2003) -- NASCAR driver Jerry Nadeau, who suffereda serious head injury in a racing accident May 2at Richmond International Raceway, continues to make progress. In a question and answer session below, the 33-year-oldDanbury,...

Mon 22 Dec 2003
Hendrick receives penalty post-Homestead violation

Hendrick receives penalty post-Homestead violation

Homestead violation results in loss of Car Owner Points For Hendrick. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2003) -- NASCAR officials announced today that car owner Rick Hendrick has been assessed a penalty of 25 car owner points,...

BUSCH: GIC aquires No. 24 for Harmon in 2004

BUSCH: GIC aquires No. 24 for Harmon in 2004

Harmon gets No. 24 in 2004 GIC acquires number from Hendrick and relinquishes No. 44 MOORESVILLE, NC--GIC Motorsports announces today the team will use the No. 24 on its NASCAR Busch Series car in the 2004 season. Driver Mike Harmon last raced...

BUSCH: Labonte Motorsports brings Coast Guard to NASCAR

BUSCH: Labonte Motorsports brings Coast Guard to NASCAR

U.S. Coast Guard Partners with Labonte Motorsports in NASCAR Busch Series program in 2004 Washington, DC, (December 17, 2003) -- The United States Coast Guard announced today that it is entering into a partnership with Labonte Motorsports and ...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-17

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-17

Mopar Speed The Weekly Newsletter of Team Mopar Wednesday, December 17, 2003 News Mopar's Musgrave earns NMPA Spirit Award for character and achievement Team Mopar class act Ted Musgrave was recently selected as the fourth quarter recipient...

DEI/Earnhardt Jr adds Mike Davis to team

DEI/Earnhardt Jr adds Mike Davis to team

Mike Davis has joined the staff of fingerprint inc., the media relations and publicity agency for the Anheuser-Busch sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Inc.'s No. 8 Budweiser team and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Davis joins fingerprint inc. effective ...

BUSCH: Akins Motorsports names Shutt as crew chief

BUSCH: Akins Motorsports names Shutt as crew chief

MOORESVILLE, NC - Akins Motorsports team owners Doug Stringer and Brad Akins announced today that Tim Shutt, 34, has been named as crew chief of the No. 38 Great Clips team, effective immediately. The team's previous crew chief, Wes Ward, has ...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
Crawford finds way to help American Troops

Crawford finds way to help American Troops

Concord, NC -- During this season of giving, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Rick Crawford is asking the Charlotte community to lend a helping hand to the service men and women overseas. Crawford, driver of the No. 14 Circle Bar Ford F-150,...

Dave Blaney set for Motorsports 2004 Show

Dave Blaney set for Motorsports 2004 Show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December, 2003 . . . One of the most popular veteran racing talents in NASCAR Winston Cup racing (soon to be NASCAR Nextel Cup) is former World of Outlaws sprint car champion Dave Blaney. He will be one of the many top racers...

BUSCH: Sponsor renews for Nazareth event

BUSCH: Sponsor renews for Nazareth event

Nazareth, PA (December 11, 2003) -- The Goulds Pumps ITT Industries 200 is back in action. Nazareth Speedway is pleased to announce that Goulds Pumps will continue to serve as title sponsor for the annual NASCAR Busch Series event at Nazareth ...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
Kenseth receives accolades at champion banquetHeadline

Kenseth receives accolades at champion banquet

Matt Kenseth received the final "Winston Cup Champion" title last night at a star-studded affair at New York's Waldorf-Astoria. An impending blizzard hammered the city with heavy snow, but did not hamper NASCAR ushering in their 2003 champion and...

Champion's Week: Day 5 - Pre-banquet awards

Champion's Week: Day 5 - Pre-banquet awards

NASCAR Winston Cup Champion's Week -- Day 5 Outgoing sponsor R.J. Reynolds receives Myers Brothers Award NEW YORK (Dec. 5, 2003) -- During its 33 years of NASCAR Winston Cup Series sponsorship, R.J. Reynolds has dispensed millions ...

BUSCH: Atwood, Fedewa remain with FitzBradshaw Racing

BUSCH: Atwood, Fedewa remain with FitzBradshaw Racing

MOORESVILLE, NC--FitzBradshaw Racing announced today that drivers Casey Atwood and Tim Fedewa will return to the team in 2004. The team will field two full-season entries for the NASCAR Busch Series season: the No. 14 Chevrolet, driven by Atwood,...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
Kahne and Elliott share No. 9 in 2004

Kahne and Elliott share No. 9 in 2004

As expected Evernham Motorsports announced Thursday, that veteran driver Bill Elliott will run a limited schedule in the 2004 Nextel Cup Series. There has been speculation all season that Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup champion had his eye on ...

Earnhardt Jr: Just a regular guyHeadline

Earnhardt Jr: Just a regular guy

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. may be one of the biggest stars in NASCAR racing, but after spending a few minutes with him you realize that he's just a regular guy. There is no glitz, no glamour. Ask a question, get an answer. He's not interested in witty ...

Fans select Dale Jr. as

Fans select Dale Jr. as "Most Popular Driver"

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was awarded the 2003 Grands Biscuits NASCAR Most Popular Driver award today during ceremonies at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. The award is based on voting by race fans around the world. Dale Jr. earned more than 1.3 million...

Winners receive NMPA Myers Awards

Winners receive NMPA Myers Awards

The National Motorsports Press Association kicked off awards day Friday morning at the Starlight Roof of the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City. The breakfast, hosted by the Motorsport press, is a forum to recognize many of the year-end awards...

Champion's Week: Day 4 - Busy Thursday

Champion's Week: Day 4 - Busy Thursday

NASCAR Winston Cup Champion's Week -- Day 4 Times Square appearance, NASCAR/IMAX movie preview kept Kenseth busy on Thursday NEW YORK (Dec. 4, 2003) -- The pace is picking up and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion, as you might expect, is...

Sauter to drive No. 30 for RCR

Sauter to drive No. 30 for RCR

After much speculation as to who was to inherit the No. 30 Chevy ride at RCR Racing, at an announcement this morning at New York's Waldorf Astoria, Richard Childress has chosen Johnny Sauter as he primary driver. Sauter, 25, will run for Rookie...

Jimmie Johnson enjoying time off

Jimmie Johnson enjoying time off

Second place racer in Winston Cup points, Jimmie Johnson's been antsy since the end of the season, biding his time for a chance to get back behind the wheel. For Johnson, he hasn't stopped waking up in the middle of the night and wondering if he's...

Evernham Motorsports announces 2004 plans

Evernham Motorsports announces 2004 plans

* Elliott to run limited schedule in Evernham Motorsports Dodge * Kahne succeeds Elliott as driver of the No. 9 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge * Baldwin joins Evernham as team director for Kahne's No. 9 Dodge team * Evernham Engines to supply engines...

Champion's Week: Day 3 - March of Dimes fundraiser

Champion's Week: Day 3 - March of Dimes fundraiser

NASCAR Winston Cup Champion's Week -- Day 3 Kenseth leads by example for major March of Dimes fundraiser NEW YORK (Dec. 3, 2003) -- Matt Kenseth did not need many miracles en route to his NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship, but he played...

Casey Mears wins ROC America Challenge

Casey Mears wins ROC America Challenge

Casey Mears wins Race of Champions America Challenge MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 2, 2003) ---Casey Mears, who was in the Canary Islands for the Michelin ROC Nations Cup, won the ROC America Challenge powered by Centrix Financial. The challenge...

Kenseth enjoying life in the spotlight

Kenseth enjoying life in the spotlight

It's tough for 31-year-old NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth to be in the limelight. Kenseth, the Cambridge, Wisconsin native, much prefers existing in the low-lights rather than having the glare of attention strewn on him. But, this week, it's all...

BUSCH: DEI announces schedule alignment for 2004

BUSCH: DEI announces schedule alignment for 2004

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - For the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup and Busch Series seasons, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. has announced changes to two of its four teams. Chance 2 Motorsports, co-owned by Teresa Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., will run a full...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series schedule

2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series schedule

<pre> 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Schedule DATE: TRACK: February 13 Daytona International Speedway March 13 Atlanta Motor Speedway April 17 Martinsville Speedway May 16 ...

Champion's Week: Day 2 - the White House

Champion's Week: Day 2 - the White House

NASCAR WINSTON CUP CHAMPION'S WEEK -- Day 2 Kenseth, others in NASCAR Top 10 meet President Bush, visit Oval Office NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2003) -- Tuesday was a Capitol day for newly-crowned NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Matt...

Champion's Week: Day 1 - NYFD and NYPD

Champion's Week: Day 1 - NYFD and NYPD

NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES CHAMPION'S WEEK -- Day 1 Fire department, police precinct -- both No. 17s in their own right -- visited by Matt Kenseth. NEW YORK (Dec. 1, 2003) -- NASCAR by the numbers on Monday: It was 17s, all around. ...

Supreme Court denies Earnhardt autopsy photos

Supreme Court denies Earnhardt autopsy photos

The United States Supreme Court discarded on Monday a Florida newspaper's plea for access to Dale Earnhardt's autopsy photographs. Earnhardt, one of the most legendary NASCAR racers, died in a freak crash during the 2001 Daytona 500. The court...

Champion's Week preview

Champion's Week preview

White House visit a highlight of Kenseth's week that ends with Waldorf celebration NEW YORK (Nov. 30, 2003) -- Newly crowned NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth is used to donning his race-day game face, but even he is...

2004 NASCAR Cup Series schedule

2004 NASCAR Cup Series schedule

<pre> 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Schedule Date Race Facility Location Feb 7 *BUDWEISER SHOOTOUT Daytona International Speedway Daytona...

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (Nov. 20, 2003) - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), winner of two NASCAR Winston Cup Series championships and 40 Winston Cup victories since its inception in 1992, solidified its future by signing United States Auto Club (USAC) standout...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 5Headline

Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 5

Part 5: Clinching the Cup Richmond II One year ago, Kenseth twice came back from being a lap down and went on to his fourth win of the season under the lights at Richmond. This year, Kenseth started 18th and was fighting a loose race car ...

Casey Mears to run in Race of Champions

Casey Mears to run in Race of Champions

Casey Mears to participate in Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup. MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 24, 2003) ---Casey Mears will spend his Thanksgiving holiday weekend the same way he spent most of his year, racing. Mears, a member of "Team USA...