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Sat 30 Dec 2000
Kenseth looks to build

Kenseth looks to build

Kenseth looks to build on rookie momentum By Tim Packman CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 28, 2000) Matt Kenseth is not a person of many words. He prefers to let his actions on the asphalt speak for him. He used his No. 17 DeWalt Ford race car this year to...

New looks to teams in the new year

New looks to teams in the new year

New year brings teams' new looks By Tim Packman CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 29, 2000) With a new year upon us many resolutions are being made, some to be kept and probably more to be broken. Some NASCAR teams, however, are evolving instead of ...

Atlanta results, (complete)

Atlanta results, (complete)

<pre> Pos ST NO Driver Mak Lap Pts Bn Money Status -------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. 2 25 Jerry Nadeau Chv 325 185 10 $180,550 Running 2. 8 3 Dale Earnhardt...

Fri 29 Dec 2000
Willy T. Ribbs to run Dodge

Willy T. Ribbs to run Dodge

Dodge inks Ribbs, BHR for diversity initiative By Dave Rodman AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 13, 2000) Veteran race driver Willy T. Ribbs, 41, will compete in the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in a Bobby Hamilton Racing Dodge Ram backed by...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Spencer, G. Bodine at Pennzoil Motorsports show

Spencer, G. Bodine at Pennzoil Motorsports show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 24, 2000 . . . Autograph collectors take note, NASCAR Winston Cup racers Jimmy Spencer and Geoffrey Bodine will head up an impressive list of racing talents at the Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 Auto Racing Show. The...

Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund

Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund

[Motorsport.com received this letter from Kenny and Reva Irwin on December 22, 2000 announcing the Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund. They have requested it be put online to make people aware of the foundation. This worthwhile foundation was created...

Musgrave signs for Ultra Dodge ride

Musgrave signs for Ultra Dodge ride

Musgrave fills Ultra Dodge program By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 22, 2000) Veteran NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ted Musgrave got an early Christmas present when team owner Jimmy Smith signed the Franklin, Wis., driver Friday to pilot...

Brewer returns as Ultra crew chief

Brewer returns as Ultra crew chief

Brewer signs as Ultra's Cup crew chief By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 22, 2000) Former NASCAR Winston Cup champion crew chief Tim Brewer will return to that role in 2001 with Ultra Motorsports and driver Mike Wallace, team owner Jim ...

Donohue, Price search for seats.

Donohue, Price search for seats.

The racing hopes and dreams of two talented young men got a lot of mileage earlier this week in a three-day NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series test session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The first has a familiar last name. The second is well known...

T. Labonte and Irwindale Speeday

T. Labonte and Irwindale Speeday

Irwindale Speedway just concluded three great days with the Moxie Films people shooting a racing epic Kellogg's Frosted Flakes TV commercial featuring 1996 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Terry Labonte. Photo by Irwindale Speedway The...

'Fan-friendly' pricing for Homestead opener

'Fan-friendly' pricing for Homestead opener

MIAMI (December 20, 2000) -- The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and Grand American Road Racing Association will combine to host the opening event of the 2001 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The March 2-4 weekend will feature "family-friendly"...

Las Vegas final test day

Las Vegas final test day

LAS VEGAS -- Three days of NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series testing concluded at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday afternoon. A dozen teams remained for the final day, hoping to squeeze every ounce of speed from their trucks in preparation for the...

Final Days of Adam Petty Memorial Auction

Final Days of Adam Petty Memorial Auction

Charlotte, NC - Race fans have only a few more days to go online and bid on a number of one of a kind collectibles being auctioned off for charity. Items up for bid include race-used gloves, shoes, tires, sheet metal and even a racing uniform...

Cook, K-Automotive team up for 2001

Cook, K-Automotive team up for 2001

LAKE ORION, MI (December 20, 2000) - A pair of NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series veterans - driver Terry Cook and the K-Automotive racing team - have announced a partnership for the 2001 NCTS campaign. "Terry has agreed to drive for us for...

Ricky Hendrick ready for challenge

Ricky Hendrick ready for challenge

LAS VEGAS, NV (December 20, 2000) - Running a select event schedule of NASCAR races in 2000, Ricky Hendrick proved he had the ability to make the step to the next level. In 2001, Hendrick will do just that piloting the Hendrick Motorsports...

Dodge, Chevy truck test

Dodge, Chevy truck test

LAS VEGAS, NV (Dec. 19, 2000) On virtually opposite sides of the continent, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series teams from manufacturers Chevrolet and Dodge Tuesday got ready for the holiday season by preparing for their 2001 racing campaign. At the...

M. Waltrip reunited with Kennedy

M. Waltrip reunited with Kennedy

Kennedy and Waltrip reunited at Waltrip Racing By Dave Rodman SHERRILLS FORD, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2000) Bobby Kennedy, who as crew chief at Ultra Motorsports in the 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup season achieved results well below his car and driver's ...

Lou Patane retires

Lou Patane retires

Dodge executive announces retirement By Tim Packman AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 18, 2000) Lou Patane, vice president of motorsports operations for Dodge, will retire during the 2001 NASCAR season. An integral member of the Dodge motorsports ...

Morgan-McClure completes first test with Gordon

Morgan-McClure completes first test with Gordon

Morgan-McClure Motorsports tested the No.4 Kodak MAX Film Chevy at Greenville-Pickens Speedway on Friday, December 15th. The test session marked the first time Robby Gordon, the team's new driver, was behind the wheel of the familiar yellow car.

Homestead-Miami to mix sports cars and trucks

Homestead-Miami to mix sports cars and trucks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 19, 2000) - When the Grand American Road Racing Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway in March for the second round of the 2001 Grand-Am season, race fans will be getting ready to enjoy a unique weekend of racing...

Bill Davis Racing Dodge development, part three

Bill Davis Racing Dodge development, part three

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- After the wind-tunnel tests, after the templates and engine specs were approved, after the chassis were ordered to help Bill Davis Racing build Dodge Intrepids for the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup season, there was this question of...

BUSCH: Ricky Pearson leaving Team Amick Motorsports

BUSCH: Ricky Pearson leaving Team Amick Motorsports

Mooresville, NC (December 22) -- Team Amick Motorsports announced today that Ricky Pearson is leaving the team this week after serving one year as crew chief, during a time when the No. 35 Busch Series Grand National Division car,...

Wed 20 Dec 2000
BUSCH: Support for Busch Preview at an all-time high

BUSCH: Support for Busch Preview at an all-time high

DAVIDSON, North Carolina - December 19, 2000 - The Busch Series Ladies Association (BSLA) has received an unprecedented amount of support for its first event of the 2001 season. The greatest assistance comes from the return of Team Monte Carlo...

Tue 19 Dec 2000
M. Wallace in No 7 for 2001

M. Wallace in No 7 for 2001

Wallace in NationsRent Ford for 2001 By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2000) Mike Wallace on Friday received a two-year vote of confidence from team owner Jimmy Smith and sponsor NationsRent when he signed to drive Ultra Motorsports' No.

Las Vegas truck testing day one

Las Vegas truck testing day one

LAS VEGAS - Jack Sprague loves everything about Las Vegas. But his favorite part of this diamond-in-the-desert is Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With two wins and two runner-up finishes in four starts, Sprague is the most ...

BUSCH: Drivers use videogames to stay sharp

BUSCH: Drivers use videogames to stay sharp

Concord, NC: After Santa delivers all the videogame consoles and personal computers that he's been asked for this Christmas, millions of Americans will sit down and test their driving skills playing racing videogames during the holiday...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Charlotte tickets go on sale

Charlotte tickets go on sale

CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2000) Santa Claus had made his list and had checked it twice, but Friday the jolly old man in the red suit sat at his North Pole computer terminal making major revisions after learning prime seat tickets for the...

Nadeau, Park set for Pennzoil show

Nadeau, Park set for Pennzoil show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA DECEMBER 15, 2001. . . Two of the rising young stars on the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit, Steve Park and Jerry Nadeau, will be appearing at Pennzoil Motorsports 2001. The three day show, offering everything...

Wider pit road at Martinsville Speedway

Wider pit road at Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, VA. (Dec. 15, 2000) -- A tight pit road is being turned into a super highway. Work has begun on a project to widen pit road at Martinsville Speedway by 10 feet, an undertaking that will make life much more comfortable for...

Square D Racing Team test at Kentucky

Square D Racing Team test at Kentucky

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Dec. 14, 2000) - Square D Chevrolet driver Bobby Hamilton and Andy Petree Racing (APR) will leave the confines of their Flat Rock, N.C.-based race shop to test at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., this Friday and Saturday. It...

New president race fan

New president race fan

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Dec. 14, 2000) - The election of President George W. Bush means the television at the White House will likely be tuned to some NASCAR Winston Cup races in the future. President-elect Bush's personal introduction to the sport...

Bill Davis Racing Dodge development, part two

Bill Davis Racing Dodge development, part two

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- For a NASCAR Winston Cup operation with two front-line teams, one of the most intimidating sights for a shop foreman is a race-shop devoid of cars. It is a situation with which Marc Fryar -- shop foreman for Bill Davis Racing...

Dodge announces major motorsports diversity program

Dodge announces major motorsports diversity program

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dodge today announced a landmark motorsports program aimed at providing career opportunities for minorities in one of the nation's most popular sports -- NASCAR racing. The first-of-its-kind...

Tutor to crew N0 44

Tutor to crew N0 44

Petty Enterprises names No. 44 crew chief By Tim Packman LEVEL CROSS, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2000) Petty Enterprises named Mark Tutor the crew chief for its No. 44 Georgia-Pacific Dodge to be driven by Buckshot Jones in 2001. Tutor was announced...

Cook, East married in Las Vegas

Cook, East married in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV (December 13, 2000) Veteran NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series competitor Terry Cook finalized a lifetime partnership agreement when he married ESPN pit road reporter, Amy East, in a private ceremony held at the Paris Hotel ...

BUSCH: Hank Parker, Jr. joins Cicci-Welliver Racing

BUSCH: Hank Parker, Jr. joins Cicci-Welliver Racing

Concord,NC (December 15,2000) -- Cicci-Welliver Racing announced today that driver Hank Parker, Jr. has been signed to join veteran wheelmen Tim Fedewa and David Green as the third driver for NASCAR's second longest-running Busch...