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Thu 31 Dec 1998
Mast and Wilson to Lead Yarborough Team

Mast and Wilson to Lead Yarborough Team

Mast, Wilson to lead Yarborough team By Shawn A. Akers CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 30, 1998) In an attempt to revive its struggling NASCAR Winston Cup Series program, Cale Yarborough Motorsports has secured the services of driver...

Roush Plans Multi-faceted Resolutions

Roush Plans Multi-faceted Resolutions

Roush plans multi-faceted resolutions HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 30, 1998) With 1999 right around the corner, people across the country are making New Year's resolutions, and the members of Roush Racing are no different. Drivers,...

Marcis to Test for Skinner

Marcis to Test for Skinner

Marcis to test for Skinner By Shawn A. Akers WELCOME, N.C. Not wanting to put its regular driver at risk so soon after surgery, Richard Childress Racing will employ the services of veteran Dave Marcis to test the No. 31...

Rudd Making Preparations for '99

Rudd Making Preparations for '99

Rudd preparing better for 1999 season By Shawn A. Akers MOORESVILLE, N.C. Finishing 22nd in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series point standings this past season didn't come as a complete surprise to veteran Ricky Rudd. As a matter...

Tony Stewart and New Team Gear up for '99

Tony Stewart and New Team Gear up for '99

Stewart's "rookie" team feeling fine By Shawn A. Akers HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. A rookie team, a rookie driver, a rookie crew chief. Talk about having the odds stacked against you in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. ...

Sun 27 Dec 1998
Crew Chief Optimistic about Buckshot

Crew Chief Optimistic about Buckshot

Pearson optimistic about Buckshot By Shawn A. Akers SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 27, 1998) Crew chief Ricky Pearson anticipates he and the No. 00 Buckshot Racing team will struggle early on in their Raybestos Rookie of the Year season in the ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Performer of the Year ESPY Nominees

CHAMPCAR/CART: Performer of the Year ESPY Nominees

(December 26, 1998) - Alex Zanardi, who won seven times in 19 races en route to claiming the 1998 FedEx Championship Series title, has been nominated for an ESPN "ESPY" Award as Auto Racing Performer of the Year. The Italian driver, who...

Thu 24 Dec 1998
Ernie Irvan Enters Rolex 24
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Ernie Irvan Enters Rolex 24

Irvan enters Rolex 24 At DAYTONA DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 1998) NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ernie Irvan, who missed the last three races of the 1998 season while recovering from injuries suffered in a racing accident, plans to return ...

Christmas Break Notebook

Christmas Break Notebook

NASCAR Christmas Break Notebook DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 1998) Selected notes and quotes from around the world of NASCAR racing leading into the Christmas holiday: Mike (Mickey) Korzybski has been named general manager of NASCAR ...

Tue 22 Dec 1998
Two Car Team for Andy Petree Racing

Two Car Team for Andy Petree Racing

The Times They Are a'Changin' HARRISBURG, N.C., (Dec. 22, 1998) - The idea of having more than one NASCAR Winston Cup Series race team is not a new idea, nor was it the readily accepted idea that it is today. Petty Enterprises ...

Mon 21 Dec 1998
Buckshot Jones Weds Longtime Girlfriend

Buckshot Jones Weds Longtime Girlfriend

NASCAR Winston Cup Driver Buckshot Jones Says "I Do" SPARTANBURG, S.C.(December 21,1998) --- On Saturday, December 19, 1998, among candles and Christmas trees, NASCAR Winston Cup driver Buckshot Jones and longtime girlfriend Jina Cadena married...

Yate's No. 28 Team Makes Changes

Yate's No. 28 Team Makes Changes

Yates' No. 28 team makes changes By Shawn A. Akers CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 21, 1998) Robert Yates Racing got itself a new crew chief for its No. 28 Texaco/Havoline Ford, now it's branching out into a new facility. The No. 28...

BUSCH: Ron Fellows to Run Limited Schedule for NEMCO

BUSCH: Ron Fellows to Run Limited Schedule for NEMCO

Fellows to run limited schedule for NEMCO By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 21, 1998) NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Joe Nemechek has signed Canadian road racing ace Ron Fellows to run a limited number of NASCAR...

Fri 18 Dec 1998
Mike Bliss Replaces Joe Ruttman at Roush in 1999

Mike Bliss Replaces Joe Ruttman at Roush in 1999

Bliss replaces Ruttman at Roush Racing By Brett Borden LIVONIA, Mich. (Dec. 18, 1998) Joe Ruttman, who finished third in the point standings in each of the past two NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series seasons, has been let go by Roush Racing...

Liberty Racing - Trucking Ahead

Liberty Racing - Trucking Ahead

Liberty Racing is trucking ahead By Dave Rodman LORAIN, Ohio (Dec. 18, 1998) Veteran crew chief Roland Wlodyka, who has been on the job at Liberty Racing for little more than a month, has created a lot of smiles among the 12 team employees...

Bobby Hamilton, Butch Miller Impressed in First Tests

Bobby Hamilton, Butch Miller Impressed in First Tests

Miller, Hamilton impress in first tests CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 1998) New NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team owner Bobby Hamilton and Dana Dodge driver Butch Miller both made strong impressions during their first test sessions together....

BUSCH: Mike Dillon, New Team Have Good Test Session

BUSCH: Mike Dillon, New Team Have Good Test Session

Dillon, new team find chemistry at test CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 18, 1998) Mike Dillon and the ST Motorsports team went to the Greenville-Pickens Speedway Wednesday looking to develop some continuity for the 1999 NASCAR Busch Series Grand National...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
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Charles "Buddy" Morrison Memorial Service Plans

The memorial arrangements for race car engine builder Charles "Buddy" Morrison are as follows: Date: December 30, 1998 Time: 1 p.m. CST Place: Moore and Sons Funeral Home 4216 S. Bowen Rd. Arlington, Texas 76016 ...

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Charles "Buddy" Morrison Leaves NASCAR Legacy

ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 17, 1998) Charles "Buddy" Morrison, co-founder of Reher-Morrison Racing Engines and owner of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team that joined the series in 1998, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 54. ...

Kyle Petty Named Man of The Year

Kyle Petty Named Man of The Year

Petty named True Value Man of the Year DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 16, 1998) Kyle Petty, who finished 30th in final 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Series standings, was named the 1998 True Value NASCAR Man of the Year for his involvement in community...

Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Mark Martin Nominated for ESPYs

Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Mark Martin Nominated for ESPYs

Gordon, Earnhardt, Martin nominated for ESPYs DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 17, 1998) Three-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon, Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt, and Mark Martin headline key 1999 ESPY Award nominations announced...

Stefanik, Barfield Test at Homestead

Stefanik, Barfield Test at Homestead

STEFANIK, BARFIELD OPEN HOMESTEAD TESTING FOR MARCH 20 FLORIDA DODGE DEALERS 400 HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Dec. 17, 1998) - Mike Stefanik and Ron Barfield got a head start on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series competition Thursday, testing at ...

BUSCH: Irvan-Simo Racing Branches Out

BUSCH: Irvan-Simo Racing Branches Out

Irvan-Simo Racing branches out By Shawn A. Akers & Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 1998) Irvan-Simo Racing, which has fielded a full-time entry in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series the past two years, will compete in all three ...

BUSCH: Jeff Fuller Reuintes With Northstar MS

BUSCH: Jeff Fuller Reuintes With Northstar MS

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 1998) Northstar Motorsports team owners Merideth and Sharon Ruark announced Thursday that veteran driver Jeff Fuller will pilot the No. 89 Heritage Consumer Products car in the NASCAR Busch Series Grand National ...