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Sat 17 Feb 2001
Daytona Twin 125 results

Daytona Twin 125 results

Race one: Pos No St Driver Mak Lap ---------------------------------------- 1. 4 40 Sterling Marlin Dge 50 2. 26 25 Jerry Nadeau Chv 50 3. 14 3 Dale Earnhardt Che 50 4. 9 96 Andy Houston ...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
Michele Alboreto Killed in Testing Accident

Michele Alboreto Killed in Testing Accident

Wednesday April 25th, 2001 Former Formula One driver Michele Alboreto was killed today during testing, Italian Press Agency ANSA reports. Alboreto was killed at the Lausitzring circuit in Germany while he was preparing for this year's Le Mans...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In a move that launches a new direction for the company, the national sports marketing firm Disson Furst and Partners has been re-named Tailwind Sports and will now concentrate its business in two primary areas: cycling and ...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Dodge Daytona 500 over-the-wall pit crews

Dodge Daytona 500 over-the-wall pit crews

<pre> BILL ELLIOTT (No. 9 Dodge Dealers Dodge Intrepid R/T) Crew Chief: Mike Ford Rear Tire Carrier: Ryan Buscaglio Front Tire Carrier: Heath Cherry Spotter: Eddie D'Hondt Jackman: Mike Ford Gasman: Rodney...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
Dodge Then & Now - Cotton Owens

Dodge Then & Now - Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens Helped Put Dodge In the Stock Car Record Books LOUDON, N.H., July 18, 2001 - In the 1960s and 1970s, a lot of winning stock car drivers had one thing in common - a Cotton Owens-prepared Dodge. David Pearson, for example, first...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

(Mooresville, NC) Harold Holly, crew chief on the No. 10 Nestlé® Nesquik Ford Taurus, was born and raised in Pell City, Alabama, only a few miles west of Talladega Superspeedway. Holly's introduction to racing came from his father, who took him...

Wed 25 Jul 2001
BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

(Mooresville, NC) Scott Riggs, current points leader on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, has signed on as the new driver for ppc Racing and the No. 10 Nestlé Nesquik Ford Taurus for the 2002-2003 NASCAR Busch Series seasons. The driver's seat...

Sun 07 Oct 2001
Kerry Earnhardt wins at Lowe's; Blaise Alexander fatally injured

Kerry Earnhardt wins at Lowe's; Blaise Alexander fatally injured

CONCORD NC -- Kerry Earnhardt won the ARCA EasyCare 100 Thursday night at Lowe's Motor Speedway, an event marred by the death of Montoursville, Pennsylvania veteran driver Blaise Alexander. Alexander, 25, was involved in a two-car accident while...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
Dodge Then & Now, Bobby Isaac

Dodge Then & Now, Bobby Isaac

Dodge: Then & Now Bobby Isaac Had Record-Setting Success with Dodge AVONDALE, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2001 - Bobby Isaac came from humble beginnings but before he died in 1977 he had reached the pinnacle of the racing world and set dozens of records...

Thu 03 May 2001
Mike Moore, crew chief, profile

Mike Moore, crew chief, profile

Mike Moore, Car Chief/ Jackman No. 29 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Monte Carlo With today's technology of the World Wide Web, the Internet has become a key component for those looking to post their resumes or make a career change. At Richard...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
DuQuoin Labor Day preview

DuQuoin Labor Day preview

Marion, IL -The 79th annual DuQuoin State Fair continues to provide top notch auto racing as part of it’s grandstand entertainment package in the year 2001, and this year’s races promise to be as exciting as ever. The presentation of...

Fri 16 Mar 2001
Bob Wollek dies in highway accident

Bob Wollek dies in highway accident

SEBRING, Fla. (March 16, 2001) -- French sports car racer Bob Wollek, 58, died Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle near Sebring International Raceway. Wollek was to compete in Saturday's 12 Hours of...

Sat 11 Aug 2001
Watkins Glen Pit Terrace fans to meet drivers

Watkins Glen Pit Terrace fans to meet drivers

Gordon, Pruett And Blaney Set To Visit Pit Terrace Hospitality Watkins Glen, NY (August 8, 2001) - Watkins Glen International announced today that all pit terrace customers will be treated to an exclusive question and answer session with three...

Tue 27 Feb 2001
Richard Childress Racing press conference

Richard Childress Racing press conference

"Thank you all for coming. My name is David Hart. I'm the Director of Communications for Richard Childress Racing. I'd like to introduce Richard Childress, President and CEO of Richard Childress Racing." Richard Childress: "First off, I'd...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
Preston Root - more than a race fan

Preston Root - more than a race fan

Preston Root--More Than Just a Race Fan by Rich Romer - special to Motorsport.com DAYTONA BEACH--If you are a race fan, the chances are that you have heard the radio voice of Preston Root. Over the airwaves of Daytona Beach station WNDB, AM...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
Richard Brickhouse special feature

Richard Brickhouse special feature

Brickhouse, a 63-year-old farmer/truck driver from Rocky Point, N.C., raced full-time from 1968-70. He started his NASCAR career in a car that he bought from Richard Petty -- a '67 Plymouth that earned him a fourth-place finish in his first ...

Thu 08 Feb 2001
Scott Eggleston profile

Scott Eggleston profile

Entering only his fourth year as a NASCAR Winston Cup crew chief and first year with Dale Earnhardt Inc., 38-year-old Scott Eggleston is quite optimistic about the 2001 season. Do not let his quiet demeanor fool you. A self-proclaimed "common ...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
Thu 13 Dec 2001
Terry Labonte's crew chief named

Terry Labonte's crew chief named

Veteran NASCAR mechanic Jim Long has been hired as the crew chief for the Hendrick Motorsports Terry Labonte program. His main task is to turn the team around after this year's dismal season. Long 44, was a crew member of the 1986 Gary Nelson led...

Thu 01 Mar 2001
Traci Hultzapple joins Cox Marketin Group

Traci Hultzapple joins Cox Marketin Group

CHARLOTTE, NC, (February 11, 2001) - Cox Marketing Group is proud to announce the hiring of Traci Hultzapple, former corporate motorsports producer for NASCAR Images, LLC. Hultzapple has been named CITGO account manager for CITGO SUPERGARD's...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
Earnhardt - True Value IROC statistics

Earnhardt - True Value IROC statistics

Dear Friends: For those of you collecting data regarding Dale Earnhardt, the following is a list of his IROC statistics. Dale Earnhardt True Value IROC Statistics Years Participated (*) indicates championship years. 1979, 84, 87, 88, 89,...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
Daytona Twin 125's starting line up

Daytona Twin 125's starting line up

First Twin 125 Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. 9 Bill Elliott Dge 49.029 ...

Sun 11 Mar 2001
Cinjo Viper set for Sebring

Cinjo Viper set for Sebring

St. Clair, Mich. - Cinjo Racing is ready to unveil its 2001 Viper Trans-Am entry at the Superflo 12 Hours of Sebring race weekend. The team, which began operating in October of 2000, has been working diligently to build the series' first Viper...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Dodge Then & Now 11-07-01

Dodge Then & Now 11-07-01

Dodge: Then & Now Sam McQuagg Used First Spoiler for Dodge Win HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 7, 2001 - For a driver with only one NASCAR Grand National Series win, Sam McQuagg had a lot of firsts in his career. He used the first spoiler in NASCAR Grand...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
Driver reaction to Dale Earnhardt's death

Driver reaction to Dale Earnhardt's death

Jeremy Mayfield, driver of the No. 12 Ford: "I don't know what to say. said Jeremy Mayfield, driver of the No. 12 Ford. "This is incredible, just incredible. I think everybody is just in shock right now. I didn't see much of what happened up there...

Tue 27 Feb 2001
APLMS: Dean Rainsford Adelaide cancellation transcript

APLMS: Dean Rainsford Adelaide cancellation transcript

The following is a transcript of a media conference conducted in Adelaide this morning regarding the South Australian Government's cancellation of the Adelaide Le Mans Series event. Good morning Firstly, I would like to tell some facts about ...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Homestead race report

Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Homestead race report

Bill Elliott Returns to Victory Circle Dale Jr. 15th For Second Week in a Row, Team Rebounds From Early Woes The last time Bill Elliott drove into a Winston Cup victory lane, it was behind the wheel of a Budweiser-sponsored car in September of...

Thu 04 Oct 2001
Melling Racing to field Levi Garrett Dodge

Melling Racing to field Levi Garrett Dodge

CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2001) Melling Racing's No. 92 Dodge will carry the familiar colors of Conwood Sales Company's Levi Garrett brand in the upcoming NASCAR Winston Cup Series races at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte (Oct. 7) and Talladega...

Sat 24 Feb 2001
Kevin White of Square D lends a helping hand

Kevin White of Square D lends a helping hand

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Feb. 21, 2001) - Kevin White, the tire specialist for the No. 55 Square D Racing pit crew, helped save a woman's life on his way home from the Daytona 500. The crew member stopped his car to help after an automobile accident ...

Sat 21 Apr 2001
Jerry Churchill returns at Watkins Glen

Jerry Churchill returns at Watkins Glen

TOLEDO, OHIO - At 62 years young, ARCA RE/MAX Series veteran Jerry Churchill apparently isn't done. In fact, after a six year hiatus from RE/MAX Series competition, Churchill has announced his intention to return to the tour this year when the...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
IRL: Indianapolis Motor Speedway refurbishes grandstands

IRL: Indianapolis Motor Speedway refurbishes grandstands

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 - The Southwest Vista grandstand and sections 1-5 of the South Vista grandstand at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are being dismantled and rebuilt as part of the Speedway's normal offseason maintenance...

Fri 28 Sep 2001
Kyser Racing on the move

Kyser Racing on the move

Toronto, Canada - September 26, 2001 - Kyser Racing Team Owner and regular driver, Kye Wankum, today announced that would-be partner Ganendran Subramaniam had opted not to pursue an ownership stake in the team after all, in favour of pursuing his...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Berlin Raceway race report

Berlin Raceway race report

MARNE, MI -- The final night of Berlin Raceway's 51st season ended in dramatic style Saturday night, with a local star winning the national ARCA touring series feature and an unbelievable final lap in the Sportsman feature resulting in a surprise...

Thu 22 Feb 2001
Preliminary autopsy report on Dale Earnhardt

Preliminary autopsy report on Dale Earnhardt

By Motorsport.com staff DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- According to a preliminary autopsy report released Monday evening, Dale Earnhardt suffered blunt force trauma to the head and neck. The 49 year old driver died from a severe fracture to the base...

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,...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
Notes from Springfield, Illinois

Notes from Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, Illinois August 20, 2001 It is with a heavy heart that this edition of the notes and tidbits from the 39th PAR-A-DICE-Allen Crowe Memorial 100 are written, as sadly we must report the death of a great competitor, Dean Roper.