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Tue 19 Mar 2002
Hermie Sadler to race for Autism at Bristol

Hermie Sadler to race for Autism at Bristol

Car will carry Autism "Puzzle" Ribbon on the hood as well as Autism Society of America's (ASA) Toll Free number, 1-800-3-AUTISM. Viewers can call ASA at 800.3.AUTISM, beginning Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd, to make a donation to fund autism ...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
Jarrett, Ford donates to SGK Cancer Fund

Jarrett, Ford donates to SGK Cancer Fund

Ford Credit donates another $5,000 to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; Dale Jarrett finishes third at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 29, 2002) -- Dale Jarrett's third-place finish in the NAPA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway...

Thu 09 May 2002
Caltex Racing supports Star Day in Australia

Caltex Racing supports Star Day in Australia

Caltex Havoline Racing's David Besnard has thrown his weight behind the Starlight Children Foundation's Star Day activities, which will take place around the country tomorrow. Star Day is the major national fundraising campaign for the ...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
IRL: New York Fire Department visits the Speedway

IRL: New York Fire Department visits the Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002 - American racing hero Eddie Cheever Jr. turned, embraced Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame visitor Robert Portilla and exclaimed, "These guys are true heroes." 1998 Indianapolis 500 winner Cheever and...

Mon 04 Feb 2002
Nofri Fornoro benefit

Nofri Fornoro benefit

Nofri Fornoro Benefit Slated for March 8 in Seekonk, Mass. WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 18 A pasta dinner and silent auction will be held on Friday night, March 8 at the Ramada Inn in Seekonk, Mass. to help defray the medical expenses being incurred by...

Sun 23 Jun 2002
Dodge - Petty Charity Ride quotes

Dodge - Petty Charity Ride quotes

KYLE PETTY (No. 45 Sprint Dodge Intrepid R/T) NOTE: Petty, ranked 18th in the NASCAR Winston Cup Standings after the first 15 races, has jumped from 38th in the standings in the past 11 races. The 42-year-old driver from Randleman, N.C., will...

Tue 12 Feb 2002
Daytona 500: Race Fans for a Cure

Daytona 500: Race Fans for a Cure

"Race Fans For A Cure<FONT SIZE="-1"><SUP>TM</SUP></FONT>" Visits Daytona International Speedway On February 14th-17th DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 11, 2002 - Race fans this season can once again join Dale and Kelley Jarrett,...

Wed 26 Jun 2002
BUSCH: Milwaukee: Hank Parker, Jr. helps fund-raiser

BUSCH: Milwaukee: Hank Parker, Jr. helps fund-raiser

GNC Live Well racing driver lends hand to March of Dimes. WEST ALLIS, WI (June 25) - Hank Parker Jr., driver of the No. 36 GNC Live Well Dodge Intrepid, will join a number of NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) competitors in raising money for the March...

Tue 14 May 2002
Jarrett's No. 88 wears Pink Ribbon

Jarrett's No. 88 wears Pink Ribbon

Race Fans for a Cure Ribbon on No. 88 Taurus Dale Jarrett's Taurus to wear "RACE FANS FOR A CURE(tm)" PINK Ribbon in the Winston, Coca-Cola 600. (DEARBORN, Mich., May 10, 2002) - For the past two-plus years, thousands of race fans have shown...

Fri 01 Mar 2002
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone 'Buckle up baby' program

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Bridgestone 'Buckle up baby' program

Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund Provides Major Funding For CARA Charities' Buckle Up Baby Program HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2002) - Since 1998, the Bridgestone/Firestone Trust Fund has made annual contributions totaling $194,500 to support ...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
ALLSTAR: All Star Sprint fundraiser date set

ALLSTAR: All Star Sprint fundraiser date set

All Star Circuit of Champions Injured Driver's Fund memorabilia show and auction January 11. CELINA, OH -- The Midwest Racing Fanatics will present their annual All Star Injured Driver's Fund Memorabilia Show and Auction Saturday, January 11, ...

Thu 24 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: CARA Charities annual online auction

CHAMPCAR/CART: CARA Charities annual online auction

'Runway Madness Viva Las Vegas' Online Auction now running with exciting items up for bid. ONTARIO, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2002) -- The popular 'runway madness Viva Las Vegas' charity extravaganza set for Friday, Nov. 1, has already opened its doors...

Thu 17 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Tim Sauter, St. Jude Children's Hospital Memphis news

BUSCH: Tim Sauter, St. Jude Children's Hospital Memphis news

MEMPHIS, TN (October 13, 2002) - NASCAR Busch Series driver Tim Sauter announced today his No. 19 AP Performance Racing Chevrolet will carry the colors of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the "Sam's Town 250 Benefiting St. Jude" race at ...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
Branich Motorsports 'Racing for Kids'

Branich Motorsports 'Racing for Kids'

Lyons National Bank, Heluva Good Foods and Branich Racing for Kids Williamson, NY - Williamson-based Branich Motorsports is pleased to announce that Lyons National Bank and Heluva Good Foods, Inc. will sponsor the team's "Racing for Kids"...

Wed 24 Jul 2002
Jeff Gordon quarter two Driver of the year

Jeff Gordon quarter two Driver of the year

Jeff Gordon wins second quarter voting for NASCAR True Value Driver Of The Year. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 23, 2002) - Numerous racing awards may line the shelves of his trophy room, but it's recognition for humanitarian efforts that make Jeff...

Sat 25 May 2002
Charlotte: Ford Racing - Jeff Burton press conference

Charlotte: Ford Racing - Jeff Burton press conference

Jeff Burton, driver of the No. 9 Gain Taurus in the NASCAR Busch Series and the No. 99 Citgo Taurus in NASCAR Winston Cup, held a press conference in the Lowe's Motor Speedway infield media center to discuss a new program with his wife, Kim, to ...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
Ford Credit donates more after Dover

Ford Credit donates more after Dover

Ford Credit donates another $5,000 to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; Dale Jarrett finishes third at Dover (DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 24, 2002) - Dale Jarrett's third-place finish in the MBNA All-American Heroes 400 at Dover International...

Wed 03 Jul 2002
Blue Streak Racing - Rick Hansen Foundation report

Blue Streak Racing - Rick Hansen Foundation report

James Turner Centre Stage. We are thrilled to tell you that we have just experienced our best fund raising event to date for the Rick Hansen Man In Motion Foundation. Over $15,000 was raised at the Canada Day Shoot Out in Cayuga this past ...

Sun 13 Jan 2002
New Smyrna 'Race For Kids Sake'

New Smyrna 'Race For Kids Sake'

Third Annual Race for Kids' Sake to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Volusia County DELAND - It's not too late to get in on an exciting evening of racing and autographs Monday, Jan. 14 during the Third Annual Race for Kids Sake at 7p.m. at...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
Jeff Gordon Foundation donation

Jeff Gordon Foundation donation

The Jeff Gordon Foundation makes $100,000 gift to Riley Hospital for Children at the First Annual Jeff Gordon Bowling Tournament. INDIANAPOLIS - From race lanes to bowling lanes, Jeff Gordon will always be a champion in the eyes of Riley...

Fri 13 Sep 2002
MIS Spirit Of America 400 a huge success

MIS Spirit Of America 400 a huge success

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Doug Elkins and his wife Sharon of Harrison, MI left their house yesterday like any other typical race day at MIS, but this time there was no Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett, or Sam Hornish Jr. to cheer around the historic 2-mile ...

Fri 22 Mar 2002
WWS: Performance Motorsports special appearance

WWS: Performance Motorsports special appearance

Performance Motorsports makes special appearance for Cub Scouts NASCAR Winston West team supporting community efforts March 13, 2002 (Glendora, Calif.) -- The Performance Motorsports NASCAR Winston West 2002 Ford Taurus driven by Greg Pursley...

Mon 27 May 2002
Brian Hall Memorial Service

Brian Hall Memorial Service

Family Statement Regarding Brian Hall. INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA -- May 25, 2002 -- Many of you in the Indy Racing community have become Brian Hall's and our friends over the last several months. Sadly, we his family, must announce the passing of ...

Thu 08 Aug 2002
Montgomery's support of McDonald House at Nashville

Montgomery's support of McDonald House at Nashville

Montgomery's support of McDonald House continues through race weekend. Nashville, Tenn. (August 8, 2002) -- ARCA RE/MAX Series driver Chase Montgomery is dedicating this weekend's race efforts at the Nashville Superspeedway to helping the ...

Wed 07 Aug 2002
Chase Montgomery helps Ronald McDonald House

Chase Montgomery helps Ronald McDonald House

ARCA RE/MAX Series Rookie of the Year contender and Mt. Juliet, TN, resident Chase Montgomery is hosting a fundraiser at the Nashville Ronald McDonald House on Wednesday August 7, from 6:00 -- 8:00 p.m. The fundraiser will include a barbeque ...

Fri 02 Aug 2002
IMCA: I-55 Night of Stars report

IMCA: I-55 Night of Stars report

Pevely, MO (July 31, 2002) A huge crowd turned out on a very hot day for the first annual M&M Night of Stars charity event, which was held to raise money for the Victory Junction Gang Camp founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty. The crowd began arriving...

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: CARA Charities - September Shop Tour

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: CARA Charities - September Shop Tour

CARA Charities' `Shop Tour' a fan highglight of Indianapolis `U.S. Grand Prix' week in September. Three top teams open their facilities for a special fan tour on Sept.26 SPEEDWAY, Ind. (July 3, 2002)-Open-wheel racing fans will receive a...

Mon 13 May 2002
IRL: Cure Autism Now and Kelley Racing auction

IRL: Cure Autism Now and Kelley Racing auction

White Castle, Unser Jr. team up for fastest hamburger. White Castle and Al Unser Jr. have teamed up to auction off the world's fastest hamburger. The hamburger will earn its name by riding with Unser in an Indy Racing two-seater car around the...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
Infineon Raceway distributes to Sonoma County youth groups

Infineon Raceway distributes to Sonoma County youth groups

Speedway Children's Charities distributes more than $300,000 to county youth groups. SONOMA, Calif. - Sonoma County youth organizations will receive grants totaling more than $300,000 in the coming weeks from the Infineon Raceway chapter of ...

Mon 11 Nov 2002
Race Fans for a Cure visit Fort Lauderdale

Race Fans for a Cure visit Fort Lauderdale

South Florida Race Fans can help in fight against Breast Cancer; "Race Fans for a Cure®" visits Fort Lauderdale, Homestead-Miami Speedway Nov. 14-17. (DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 8, 2002) -- Race Fans for a Cure® will continue its contributions to...

Thu 08 Aug 2002
IRL: Gleason promotes SSPF with special limited print

IRL: Gleason promotes SSPF with special limited print

Fans can receive Racing Print with donation of $25 or more to the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 7 - Race fans can help a great cause and also receive a limited-edition racing print of a painting by famed motorsports artist...

Sat 09 Nov 2002
Teen Racer donates winnings to charity

Teen Racer donates winnings to charity

Teen Racer donates SCCA Series winnings to Red Cross. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 8, 2002) -- For 17 year-old Cliff White, the season-finale of the SCCA Pro Racing Pro Spec Racer series was more than just an opportunity to clinch the 2002...

Tue 25 Jun 2002
Race Fans for a Cure visits the Milwaukee Mile

Race Fans for a Cure visits the Milwaukee Mile

Midwest race fans can help in fight against Breast Cancer; "Race Fans For A Cure®" visits The Milwaukee Mile June 29-30. (DEARBORN, Mich., June 21, 2002) - Race fans visiting The Milwaukee Mile next weekend can play an important role in the ...

Wed 03 Apr 2002
Watkins Glen names opening charity

Watkins Glen names opening charity

Watkins Glen, NY (April 1, 2002) - Officials at Watkins Glen International announced today that March of Dimes, Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes Division, will receive a portion of the proceeds from the track's Opening Day on May 5. Back by popular ...

Sat 23 Mar 2002
ALS Rally Team debuts at Rally of the Ranchlands

ALS Rally Team debuts at Rally of the Ranchlands

ALS Rally Team to be launched at Rally of the Ranchlands . . . A new team will be appearing on the rally scene at Cochrane, Alberta, this weekend. The eye-catching purple and white Subaru Justy is a rally team with a difference. Instead of ...

Fri 18 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Kenny Brack brings star-powered band to CARA Runway Madness

CHAMPCAR/CART: Kenny Brack brings star-powered band to CARA Runway Madness

INDIANAPOLIS (October 16, 2002) - Further proving that there is much more to many of the athletes in the CART FedEx Championship Series than having the ability to drive an 800hp racecar at blinding speeds, Kenny Brack ( ...