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Mon 23 Dec 2002
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...

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 ...

Ken Schrader signs with BAM RacingHeadline

Ken Schrader signs with BAM Racing

BAM Racing had a tough year in 2002, going through six drivers in the No. 49 Dodge. However, they now have signed veteran driver Ken Schrader for the 2003 season, hoping to turn their luck around. Schrader was released at the end of the 2002 ...

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...

Ken Schrader at Motorsports 2003 Show

Ken Schrader at Motorsports 2003 Show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December 22, 2002 . . . Joining a growing list of national, regional and local racing talents, veteran NASCAR Winston Cup driver Ken Schrader will be signing autographs at Motorsports 2003, the fan & racer motorsports ...

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...

Fittipaldi looking for his first lap at Daytona

Fittipaldi looking for his first lap at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. * The first day of testing for the ARCA Re/MAX series at Daytona International Speedway began just as the series' race ended during Speedweeks 2002 * rain shortened. Rain soaked the Speedway most of the day and prevented the...

More honors for 2002 Champion KristensenHeadline

More honors for 2002 Champion Kristensen

BRASELTON, Ga. (December 19, 2002) -- The honors and accolades continue to grow for Tom Kristensen, the 2002 champion of the American Le Mans Series. The 35-year-old driver for the Audi Sport North America team has been selected "Name of the...

Carsport Zonda to debut 2003 American Le Mans Series

Carsport Zonda to debut 2003 American Le Mans Series

Carsport Zonda partnership secures exclusive worldwide rights agreement for Pagani Zonda C12GTS. ORLANDO, FLORIDA - In a move that is sure to open the eyes of the racing industry, Tom Weickardt (Owner, American Viperacing), Toine...

Competitiors ready for holidays

Competitiors ready for holidays

Happy Holidays for NASCAR competitors means many things; win for Petty, ride for Spencer, smooth season for Stewart top NASCAR Christmas list. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2002) -- While this may indeed be the most wonderful time of the year,...

BUSCH: Fred Bickford resigns from DF2 Motorsports

BUSCH: Fred Bickford resigns from DF2 Motorsports

Fred Bickford has resigned as co-owner of DF2 Motorsports, the team announced on Saturday. Bickford sites family reasons for stepping down from the team. The news comes on the heels of the announcement of a partnership between the team and Winston...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
RYR announces changes for 2003

RYR announces changes for 2003

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 17, 2002) --- Robert Yates, owner of Robert Yates Racing (RYR), announced today principal organizational changes for his two race teams in preparation for the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. Management changes ...

2003 schedule finalized

2003 schedule finalized

American Le Mans Series finalizes 2003 Schedule. BRASELTON, Ga. (December 18, 2002) -- The American Le Mans Series has finalized its 2003 schedule by confirming the length of two races, changing the television network for two events and removing...

Fittipaldi testa em Daytona

Fittipaldi testa em Daytona

Christian Fittipaldi testa em Daytona a partir desta sexta-feira. (Miami, EUA) A partir desta sexta-feira (20), o piloto Christian Fittipaldi estará cumprindo um programa de três de testes dias com a Petty Enterprises, equipe que o brasileiro...

2003 ARCA television plans and business news announced

2003 ARCA television plans and business news announced

COVINGTON KY -- With Frank Kimmel's 2002 championship Ford Taurus paired up with Benny Parson's 1968 championship Ford Torino as center pieces, the annual ARCA RE/MAX Series press conference went off without a hitch Saturday afternoon at the ...

2003 Banquet summary

2003 Banquet summary

Record Banquet attendees witness crowning of ARCA king Kimmel. COVINGTON KY (12-14-02) -- With the brilliantly lit Cincinnati skyline as a backdrop, a record 600 people turned up Saturday night at the luxurious Northern Kentucky Convention ...

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 16, 2002) - Max Jones, who has won numerous races and championships as a team manager for Roush Racing, has joined Red Bull Cheever Racing as general manager, owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. announced today. As...

BUSCH: Petty, Lepage to compete in Rolex 24

BUSCH: Petty, Lepage to compete in Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2002) -- The 41st anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona is quickly gaining a NASCAR feel as two stock car racing veterans have committed to compete in the Feb. 1-2 twice-around-the-clock endurance challenge. Kyle...

BUSCH: Blount moves with Braun Racing to Busch seriesHeadline

BUSCH: Blount moves with Braun Racing to Busch series

Mooresville, North Carolina (December 17, 2002) - Braun Racing announced today that it will field an entry in the 2003 NASCAR BGN Series with Rookie driver Chad Blount. Last week the team announced that they would field an entry for Steadman...

BUSCH: Steadman Marlin signs with Braun Racing

BUSCH: Steadman Marlin signs with Braun Racing

Mooresville, North Carolina (December 10, 2002) - Braun Racing announced today that it will field an entry in the 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series with driver Steadman Marlin. The Braun Racing team will be entering its first year of NASCAR...

BUSCH: Kasey Kahne signs with Akins MotorsportsHeadline

BUSCH: Kasey Kahne signs with Akins Motorsports

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Kasey Kahne, 22, will drive the No. 38 Great Clips Ford for Akins Motorsports in 2003. It will be his first full season in the NASCAR Busch Series. "I'm very excited about a full-time Busch Series ride," said Kahne. "It's a...

Sun 15 Dec 2002
SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup top fifteen, past winners

PORSCHE CUP 2002 - TOP 15 FINISHERS Driver/Country Final Points Prize Money 1. Kevin Buckler (USA) 8,575 points $37,000 2. Michael Schrom (USA) 5,375 points $23,000 3. Stephane Ortelli (Monaco) 5,145 points $18,000 4. Randy Pobst ...

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

SCC: 2002 Porsche Cup report

American Kevin Buckler wins Porsche Cup as world's most successful privateer; U.S. drivers grab unprecedented six of top seven positions. STUTTGART, Germany - December 12 - Kevin Buckler, from Novato, California, is the most successful private...

Fellows, Kristensen named to All-America Team

Fellows, Kristensen named to All-America Team

Fellows, Kristensen selected to AARWBA All-America Team BRASELTON, Ga. (December 13, 2002) -- American Le Mans Series champions Ron Fellows and Tom Kristensen have been named to the 2002 Auto Racing All-America Team. Fellows, champion in the...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. + Jiu Jitsu = Champions

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. + Jiu Jitsu = Champions

CONCORD, N.C., (Dec. 11, 2002) - Dale Earnhardt, Jr., one of NASCAR's brightest stars, is using his interest in the sport of Jiu Jitsu to create the premier Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Grappling Classic. Organizers say this tournament has the potential...

Kerry Earnhardt - Motorsports 2003 preview

Kerry Earnhardt - Motorsports 2003 preview

Kerry Earnhardt to visit with fans at Motorsports 2003. FORT WASHINGTON, PA /TRENTON, NJ, DECEMBER 9, 2002 . . . Kerry Earnhardt has been somewhat the "forgotten Earnhardt" for a number of years. His father Dale, a legend in NASCAR stock car ...

Ganassi Racing confirms No. 42 entry

Ganassi Racing confirms No. 42 entry

MOORESVILLE, N.C., (December 10, 2002) --- Texaco Havoline Racing together with Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that rookie sensation driver Jamie McMurray will pilot the No. 42 Havoline Dodge in the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup...

Team Rensi's Don Stiteler passed away 2002-12-08

Team Rensi's Don Stiteler passed away 2002-12-08

Team Rensi Motorsports mourns passing of long-time friend and employee. Team Rensi Motorsports lost a member of its family on Sunday evening. Don Stiteler, gas man for the No. 25 Team Marines and long-time member of the NASCAR family, passed...

Porsche honors American Le Mans and competitors

Porsche honors American Le Mans and competitors

Porsche honors American Le Mans Series and competitors; Buckler receives Porsche Cup for 2002 season. BRASELTON, Ga. (December 9, 2002) -- American Le Mans Series driver/team owner Kevin Buckler, GT class champion team owner Alex Job and the ...

Evernham Motorsports signs Siemens

Evernham Motorsports signs Siemens

Siemens joins Evernham Motorsports as Associate Sponsor and Technology Partner. ATLANTA (December 5, 2002) -- Staying ahead of the pack means presenting yourself as a leader and innovator. Siemens realizes this and Ray Evernham has proven...

Champions Week ends on high note

Champions Week ends on high note

From the White House to a photo session in Times Square during a blizzard, Tony Stewart was whisked from event to event with nary a complaint from the media shy 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion. It was often questioned as to what kind of...

Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

Buckler, Schrom take one-two 2002 Porsche Cup

SONOMA, Calif. - Dec. 9, 2002 - It was announced Saturday that Kevin Buckler, team owner and driver for The Racer's Group, and co-driver Michael Schrom of Ghent, NY, took 1-2 in the prestigious 2002 Porsche Cup, an annual award given to the top ...

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (December 9, 2002) -- Heritage Motorsports announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series driver Kevin Lepage will join the driver lineup for the Heritage Motorsports ...

Mon 09 Dec 2002
Champion Stewart received his accolades

Champion Stewart received his accolades

New York City, NY-- The "Rushville Rocket," "Smoke," call him what you want, but his new nickname is Champion. Friday night at the Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center in New York City. Tony Stewart was recognized for his season-long ...

Stewart NYC day five, Helton receives an award

Stewart NYC day five, Helton receives an award

NEW YORK (Dec. 6, 2002) -- NASCAR President Mike Helton usually spends this week bestowing honors on others, but on Friday he was a deserving recipient at the annual Myers Brothers Breakfast hosted by the National Motorsports Press Association and...