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Fri 28 Dec 2001
January Daytona is next up

January Daytona is next up

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 4, 2001) -- The 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season officially came to a close last weekend with the banquet at the historic Waldorf-Astoria in New York and the celebration of Jeff Gordon's fourth Winston Cup ...

DuPont CEO named 2002 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

DuPont CEO named 2002 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 28, 2001) -- Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 44th annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 17 and give the command to start engines for the "Great ...

Silly season settles in Daytona

Silly season settles in Daytona

Silly Season Settles In Daytona For Speedweeks 2002 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 26, 2001) -- When watching all the Speedweeks 2002 activities from the grandstands of Daytona International Speedway, guests might want to keep their Daytona 500 ...

Gordon, Loomis hope for 2002 Daytona 500 win

Gordon, Loomis hope for 2002 Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 21, 2001) -- For Jeff Gordon and the No. 24 DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevrolet team, it's never too early to plan ahead. While the celebration of his fourth NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship is just getting ...

Daytona 2002 Budweiser Shootout preview

Daytona 2002 Budweiser Shootout preview

Standing Room Only In The Budweiser Shootout A record 23 drivers eligible for All-Star Race on Feb. 10 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 19, 2001) -- The 23rd annual Budweiser Shootout At Daytona is going to resemble a Gatorade 125-mile qualifier with...

Harvick testing at Daytona

Harvick testing at Daytona

Kevin Harvick Prepping For His First Daytona 500 Start In Two-Day Test at DIS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 12, 2001) -- As the racing off-season nears, Kevin Harvick isn't slowing down yet. Last weekend, Harvick, who has been pulling double duty...

Rockingham II Friday practice times

Rockingham II Friday practice times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st 1. 19 Casey Atwood Dge 23.848 153.522 2. 1 Kenny Wallace Chv 23.865 0.017 0.017 153.413 0.109 ...

Phoenix Happy Hour times

Phoenix Happy Hour times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 24 Jeff Gordon Chv 28.325 ...

Talladega II post race fines, penalties announced

Talladega II post race fines, penalties announced

Daytona Beach, Fla - NASCAR Officials announced numerous fines levied after the running of Sunday's EA Sports 500 at Talladega. Tony Eury, Sr., crew chief of the No. 8 Chevy received a $25,000 fine for a rule violation found during post-race ...

Earnhardt Jr's car fails post Talladega II inspection

Earnhardt Jr's car fails post Talladega II inspection

The winning car of Dale Earnhardt Jr. failed post-race inspection following Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway. The car was measured as being an eighth-inch under the required 51-inch minimum height from the roof of the car to the ground,...

Thu 27 Dec 2001
Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2001) - Crawford Race Cars, a division of Crawford Composites, today announced that NASCAR Winston Cup Series standout Tony Stewart will join road racing veterans Jan Lammers and Johnny Mowlem as drivers of the 2002...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
Sprague to run IROC in 2002

Sprague to run IROC in 2002

CONCORD, NC (December 21, 2001) - When the best drivers in all of motorsports gather at Daytona International Speedway in February for the first True Value International Race of Champions event of the season, Jack Sprague will be among the drivers...

Circle Bar Racing update 2001-12-21

Circle Bar Racing update 2001-12-21

Concord, NC - For the second consecutive year, Circle Bar Racing is pleased to announce that Lennox Industries has signed on to be an associate sponsor of the ...

Jimmie Johnson ready for 2002

Jimmie Johnson ready for 2002

Jimmie Johnson, the rookie sensation selected by Jeff Gordon and Rick Hendrick to drive the new No. 48 Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse Chevrolet Monte Carlo, is getting set for his inaugural season in NASCAR Winston Cup. The 26-year-old Southern...

2002 NASCAR Craftsman team roster

2002 NASCAR Craftsman team roster

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. Several drivers saw Christmas come early this year by way of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series contract. To take some silly out of silly season, here is a confirmed list of drivers slated to compete in 2002, as of Wednesday,...

American Le Mans Series Notes of Interest 2001-12-20

American Le Mans Series Notes of Interest 2001-12-20

** SEBRING CELEBRATION CONTINUES TO GROW -- The 50th anniversary celebration of America's oldest sports car race continued its growth this week as three more former winning cars joined the list of those that will be on hand for the ...

Dick Barbour Motorsports moves to LMP900 for 2002

Dick Barbour Motorsports moves to LMP900 for 2002

(December 18, 2001 Toronto On.) In the past two seasons Dick Barbour has led his team to two American LeMans Series Championships. In 2000 it was the GT Championship with Porsche and in 2001 it was the LMP675 Championship with Reynard. Dick ...

Jeff Gordon to skip IROC in 2002

Jeff Gordon to skip IROC in 2002

HARRISBURG, N.C. - Jeff Gordon, 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup champion, will not participate in the 2002 IROC series. The four-time Winston Cup champion cited several factors in his decision. "It's definitely an honor to be recognized by IROC and ...

IRL: GM Racing completes

IRL: GM Racing completes "vintage" season

GM brands Complete "Vintage" Season Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Cadillac gain Podiums and Titles Detroit, Mich., Dec.21, 2001 - With the extremely short time between the end of one racing season and the start of the next, General Motors...

BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick inks associate sponsor

BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick inks associate sponsor

RALEIGH, NC (Dec. 14, 2001) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts has joined Hendrick Motorsports as the official auto parts supplier and as a major associate sponsor for the 2002 season of Ricky Hendrick and his GMAC Financial Services / CARQUEST Auto Parts ...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

WELCOME, N.C. -- Fresh off his career-first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at New Hampshire International Speedway, Robby Gordon will take on a new challenge this weekend when he competes in the Race of Champions (ROC) in Gran Canaria,...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
50th Anniversary celebration officially underway

50th Anniversary celebration officially underway

DAYTONA BEACH, FL -- The 50th anniversary of ARCA racing activities officially kicked off with the ARCA RE/MAX Series open test in preparation for the 39th Discount Auto Parts 200 scheduled for Sun. Feb. 10 at Daytona Int'l Speedway. Among the...

Kuzzins Kustoms joins Shane Lewis' helmet design

Kuzzins Kustoms joins Shane Lewis' helmet design

JUPITER, Fla., Monday, December 17, 2001 -- Bill Cousins has added his company, Kuzzins Kustoms, as a backer of the helmet design contest created by Shane Lewis, TheRaceSite.com and Stand 21 to celebrate the 50th annual Mobil1 12 Hours at Sebring,...

Speedvision airs 2001 ALMS season review 2001-12-27

Speedvision airs 2001 ALMS season review 2001-12-27

Speedvision To Review 2001 American Le Mans Series Season December 27 BRASELTON, Ga. (December 17, 2001) -- Speedvision's "The Year In Racing" will review the 2001 American Le Mans Series season in a special program to air on Thursday night, ...

Matt Crafton December news

Matt Crafton December news

Sandusky, OHIO (Dec 17, 2001) - With Christmas just a week away, Matt Crafton, 25 of Tulare, California is looking forward chatting live with fans, friends and family. "I'm looking forward to chatting online with TruckSeries.com," stated ...

Daytona test speeds

Daytona test speeds

<pre> ARCA RE/MAX Series Daytona Overall Test SpeedS, 12-14,15,16-01 No Driver Make Time Speed 6 Chase Montgomery Pontiac 48.897 184.06 5 Bobby Gerhart Chevy 49.104 183.284 67 Jason Jarrett ...

Teams wrap up final day of testing at Daytona

Teams wrap up final day of testing at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 16, 2001) -- For the third straight day, 18-year-old Chase Montgomery was the fastest in ARCA RE/MAX Series testing at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the Feb. 10 Discount Auto Parts 200. Montgomery,...

Donlavey Racing signs sponsor

Donlavey Racing signs sponsor

Donlavey Racing signs a partnership with C.F. Sauer Company, condiment manufacturer, for the No. 90 Ford Taurus for the 2002 season. In October of this season, Donlavey teamed up with driver Rick Mast to finish out the 2001 season starting with...

Montgomery in the chase at Daytona during first test

Montgomery in the chase at Daytona during first test

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 15, 2001) -- Chase Montgomery is passing his first test at Daytona International Speedway with flying colors. Chase Montgomery. Photo: dis For the second straight day, the 18-year-old native of Mt.

Jason Jarrett tests at Daytona

Jason Jarrett tests at Daytona

Jason Jarrett Looking To Make His Own Mark On Daytona During ARCA Test Session DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 14, 2001) -- The Jarrett family has a rich racing tradition at Daytona International Speedway. Jason Jarrett. Photo: dis ...

Dale Earnhardt Inc. Christmas schedule

Dale Earnhardt Inc. Christmas schedule

During the month of December, Dale Earnhardt Inc. will be a drop-off point both for Stocks, and for Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina serves 16 counties in North and South Carolina. In 2000, the Food...

Jeff Gordon - Daytona news

Jeff Gordon - Daytona news

Two-Time Daytona 500 Champion Gordon Not Ready To Slow Down DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 13, 2001) -- Last week, Jeff Gordon was jogging at a leisurely pace through the streets of Daytona Beach carrying the Olympic torch. Next month, Gordon will...

Grand Prix of The Americas 'kick-off' recap

Grand Prix of The Americas 'kick-off' recap

Grand Prix Of The Americas Hosts "Kick-Off" Event With Miami Dignitaries And Professionals From The World Of Racing MIAMI, FL - (December 12, 2001) - The principals of Raceworks, Inc. Peter J. Yanowitch, Willy A. Bermello, and Emerson...

Sebring, Miami offer Florida doubleheader ticket discount

Sebring, Miami offer Florida doubleheader ticket discount

BRASELTON, Ga. (December 12, 2001) -- Race fans will have the opportunity to save money on tickets to the first two races of the 2002 American Le Mans Series season as part of a special promotional offer. The Florida Doubleheader Discount will...