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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 07 Jun 2002
Portland Historic races signs sponsor

Portland Historic races signs sponsor

Kuni BMW, Cadillac, Saab announces sponsorship with the Baxter Auto Parts Portland Historic Races to benefit the Children's Cancer Association. BEAVERTON, Ore. - June 5, 2002 - Kuni BMW, Cadillac, Saab will sponsor the popular Food and Wine ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Thu 25 Jul 2002
Race Fans for a Cure Indianapolois preview

Race Fans for a Cure Indianapolois preview

Indiana Race Fans can help in fight against Breast Cancer; "Race Fans for a Cure®" visits Indianapolis Raceway Park August 1 (DEARBORN, Mich., July 23, 2002) -- Race fans in Indiana can join Dale and Kelley Jarrett, Ford Credit and the Susan G.

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 06 Mar 2002
USAR: The Arc and USAR form partnership

USAR: The Arc and USAR form partnership

The Arc and Jay Fogleman Form Partnership for 2002 Season Representatives of The Arc Will Serve as Honorary Crew Member During Selected Events Fayetteville, GA (March 4, 2002)& ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Christmas Toy Drive at Sonoma's Infineon Raceway

Christmas Toy Drive at Sonoma's Infineon Raceway

Fans can trade toys for NHRA Division 7 tickets at Christmas Toy Drive. SONOMA, Calif. - There is nothing brighter than the smile on a young child's face at the sight of a new toy at Christmas. Infineon Raceway hopes to increase the holiday...

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...

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 ...

Tue 12 Nov 2002
Petty Touring bike ride Miami preview

Petty Touring bike ride Miami preview

Kyle Petty celebrates end of 2002 season with motorcycle ride to benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp. Petty kicks off Key Lime Ride presented by Sprint this weekend in Miami, (November 12, 2002 - Miami, Fla.) - As the 2002 Winston Cup ...

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 ( ...

Wed 18 Sep 2002
BUSCH: On Track for Charity event at Charlotte

BUSCH: On Track for Charity event at Charlotte

On Track For Charity Presented By Visa Will Benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp And Speedway Children'S Charities. Oct. 11 fun walk provides fans an up-close look at LMS during race weekend. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 17, 2002) - The National ...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
Ford Credit sponsors cancer event at Detroit

Ford Credit sponsors cancer event at Detroit

Michigan race fans can help in fight against breast cancer; "Race Fans For A Cure®" visits Comerica Park, August 15. (DEARBORN, Mich., August 13, 2002) -- Race fans in Michigan can join Dale and Kelley Jarrett, Ford Credit and the Susan G....

Thu 01 Aug 2002
John Andretti hosts

John Andretti hosts "Race For Riley"

INDIANAPOLIS - July 31, 2002 - NASCAR driver John Andretti raced his way around a challenging track in Indianapolis today...but the action wasn't at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Andretti hosted Kroger Race for Riley, Presented by Cheerios, at a...

Sun 16 Jun 2002
Brooklyn: Ford Credit donates $5,000 for Jarrett pole

Brooklyn: Ford Credit donates $5,000 for Jarrett pole

Ford Credit donates another $5,000 to Komen Foundation after Dale Jarrett wins pole at Michigan; $600,000 since 1998. BROOKLYN, Mich., June 15, 2002 - Dale Jarrett's pole win on Friday for the Sirius Satellite Radio 400 at Michigan International...

Tue 30 Apr 2002
Ford Credit sponsors cancer event at Richmond

Ford Credit sponsors cancer event at Richmond

Virginia race fans can help in fight against breast cancer; "Race Fans for a Cure(tm)" visits Richmond Coliseum on May 2nd. DEARBORN, Mich., April 26, 2002 - Race fans in Virginia can join Dale and Kelley Jarrett, Ford Credit and the Susan G.

Thu 25 Apr 2002
IRL: Blood Drive at MIS

IRL: Blood Drive at MIS

MIS, American Red Cross team up for Spirit of America 400. Biggest single-day blood drive in state to be held at MIS. BROOKLYN, Mich.-- While race tickets at Michigan International Speedway remain the hottest tickets around, one of the biggest...

Wed 02 Oct 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED to air Cody Unser's great scuba adventure

CHAMPCAR/CART: SPEED to air Cody Unser's great scuba adventure

INDIANAPOLIS (October 1, 2002) - With nearly every thing she does, 15-year-old Cody Unser amazes those that wonder how a girl afflicted with Transverse Myelitis and restricted to a wheelchair can get through her daily life. But now not only does...

Fri 05 Jul 2002
Race Fans for a Cure Kentucky dates

Race Fans for a Cure Kentucky dates

Kentucky Race Fans can help in fight against Breast Cancer; "Race Fans for a Cure®" visits Kentucky Speedway July 12-13. (DEARBORN, Mich., July 3, 2002) - Race fans visiting Kentucky Speedway next weekend can play an important role in the ...

Fri 24 May 2002
Rick Hansen Institute update

Rick Hansen Institute update

Blue Streak gets RHI fund raising in motion. On Sunday May 19th, Blue Streak and Turner Motorsports staff huddled together in the blustery frigid weather on the hill of Delaware Speedway hours before the running of the first 2002 CASCAR Super ...

Thu 25 Apr 2002

"Speediatrics" center unveiled

Betty Jane France Pediatric Center "Speediatrics" unveiled. Homestead-Miami Speedway and Homestead Hospital partner to help Children. HOMESTEAD, FL (April 23, 2002) - Four-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion Jeff Gordon helped unveil the Betty...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Cruz Pedregon Racing show JDRF support

Cruz Pedregon Racing show JDRF support

Advance Auto Parts/Cruz Pedregon Racing show support for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Clermont, IN --Surrounding the U.S. Nationals, Advance Auto Parts and Cruz Pedregon Racing will be showing their support for The Juvenile...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
On the Flip-Side - Harvick's auction donation

On the Flip-Side - Harvick's auction donation

On the Flip-Side HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 3, 2002) - Something unfortunate always has the opportunity to produce something honorable. Kevin Harvick proved that fact by auctioning off what will - in all probability - become part of motorsports...

Fri 24 May 2002
Jeff Gordon, Sesame Street team up

Jeff Gordon, Sesame Street team up

Jeff Gordon and Sesame Street team up for Charity. (May 22, 2002 - Charlotte, NC) Jeff Gordon, the four-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion, and Sesame Street, created by the global educational organization Sesame Workshop, are teaming up to raise...

Fri 06 Sep 2002
MIS, American Red Cross set for Spirit Of America 400

MIS, American Red Cross set for Spirit Of America 400

Few spots remain for biggest single-day blood drive in the state. BROOKLYN, Mich. -- While the Pepsi 400 presented by Farmer Jack represented the end of another great race season at Michigan International Speedway, fans will have one more chance...

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 ...

Thu 13 Jun 2002
IRL: Schmidt Motorsports helps

IRL: Schmidt Motorsports helps "The Drivers Edge"

Innovative program to provide teens with "behind the wheel" driving experience launches in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS (June 13, 2002) -- Sam Schmidt Motorsports, the team founded by Sam Schmidt to coincide with his tireless efforts to ...