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Fri 10 Feb 2006
SUPERCROSS: Rider Kevin Crine killed in car accident

SUPERCROSS: Rider Kevin Crine killed in car accident

AMA PRO RACING MOURNS THE LOSS OF KEVIN CRINE PICKERINGTON, Ohio (February 9, 2006) -- AMA Pro Racing lost one of its own on Wednesday morning, Feb. 8, when professional motocross racer Kevin Crine was killed in an auto accident near the tiny ...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuriesHeadline

Mark Porter dies from Barhurst injuries

New Zealand racer Mark Porter died on Sunday, October 8th (Australia) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he had remained in critical condition from injuries sustained in a crash Friday at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South...

Sun 22 Oct 2006
World of Outlaws founder Ted Johnson passes

World of Outlaws founder Ted Johnson passes

World of Outlaws Family Remembers Founder Ted Johnson Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws. It's pretty hard to say one without at least thinking of the other. That's as much a tribute to the man as it is the racing series he created. Johnson...

Thu 09 Feb 2006
Drag Racing legend Jack Williams passes away

Drag Racing legend Jack Williams passes away

Bakersfield Drag Racing Legend Jack Williams Passes Away Bakersfield, CA - Jack Williams, Goodguys National Advertising Director, President of Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, former NHRA Top Fuel Champion, great friend to thousands...

Wed 08 Mar 2006
Sun 10 Dec 2006
1956 Indy 500 RoY Bob Veith passed away

1956 Indy 500 RoY Bob Veith passed away

1956 INDIANAPOLIS 500 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR VEITH DIES AT 81 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, April 3, 2006 -- Bob Veith, a veteran of 11 Indianapolis 500-Mile Races and the 1956 Rookie of the Year, died March 29 in a Santa Rosa, Calif., hospital. He was ...

Sat 06 May 2006
Colin Forbes-Robinson passed away

Colin Forbes-Robinson passed away

Colin Forbes-Robinson Passes after Lengthy Illness Denver, N.C. ... Colin Forbes-Robinson, 34, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina passed away Sunday evening, April 30, 2006, at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. Born on February 28, 1972, Colin...

Sun 25 Jun 2006
Josh Lofton passes away

Josh Lofton passes away

ASCS Racer Josh Lofton Passes Away TULSA, Okla. (June 25, 2006) -- American Sprint Car Series Mid-South Region competitor Josh Lofton of Stamps, Arkansas, passed away yesterday, Saturday, June 24. The 2004 Winged Modified champion at...

Sat 18 Nov 2006
Rolling Along: Is Hoosier back in NASCAR's fast lane?

Rolling Along: Is Hoosier back in NASCAR's fast lane?

An Oct. 5 system-wide strike by some 15,000 United Steelworkers union members at 16 Goodyear Tire and Rubber manufacturing plants might have provided Lakeville, Indiana-based Hoosier Tire and Rubber a chance to get rolling again in NASCAR's three...

Fri 13 Oct 2006
ETCC: Estoril preview

ETCC: Estoril preview

ESTORIL IS READY TO HOST THE SECOND EDITION OF THE FIA EUROPEAN TOURING CAR CUP Thirty drivers, coming from 13 European countries, and at the wheel of 12 different types of car from 10 different makes, will gather next week at Estoril's ...

Fri 08 Dec 2006
Ed Sheckler passed away

Ed Sheckler passed away

RACING LOSES ED SHECKLER, A TRUE FRIEND OF THE SPORT MONMOUTH, Ill. (Dec. 6) -- The staff, family, friends, racers and sponsors of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS), United States Racing Association (USRA) and RL Promotions...

Mon 24 Apr 2006
Memo (Gidley) remembers Fausto Vitello

Memo (Gidley) remembers Fausto Vitello

A great friend, mentor, and what I considered my second father, Fausto Vitello passed away this past Saturday afternoon after suffering a heart-attack while riding his motorcycle. It was unexpected and sudden and it is a loss for me bigger than...

Mon 04 Dec 2006
BMW's best-kept secretHeadline

BMW's best-kept secret

I have to thank Tony Brunskill for the title of this piece, as he really did hit the nail on the head with that comment. Formula BMW is what we were talking about and when he said that it was BMW's best-kept secret, I had to agree. How many of you...

Tue 24 Jan 2006
AMA tuner John Reed passed away

AMA tuner John Reed passed away

AMA PRO RACING SENDS CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF JOHN REED PICKERINGTON, Ohio (January 21, 2006) -- AMA Pro Racing has learned of the passing of longtime motorcycle tuner John Reed at 68. Reed died on Jan. 10 at his home in Fullerton,...

Mon 16 Oct 2006
DTC: 2006 final standings

DTC: 2006 final standings

<pre> Championship positions - drivers: 1. Casper Elgaard Team Essex BMW 320si E90 358 2. Jan Magnussen Den Blå Avis Fleggaard Racing BMW 320si E90 355 3. John Nielsen Team...

Sat 28 Oct 2006
DeCastro, family perish in plane crash

DeCastro, family perish in plane crash

SPEED Touring Car Driver DeCastro, Family Perish In Plane Crash MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. (Oct. 27, 2006) -- SCCA Pro Racing SPEED Touring Car driver Lucho DeCastro (44), his wife and two children were killed in a private plane crash Wednesday in...

Thu 09 Mar 2006
SBRS: SCC: Josh Rehm arrangements

SBRS: SCC: Josh Rehm arrangements

Josh Rehm was a two-time Formula Dodge Champion and an occasional Rolex Grand American Daytona Prototype and GT driver. Most recently, Rehm competed in the 2006 Grand-Am Cup 200 at Daytona International Speedway for Rehagen Racing, sharing the No.

Sun 10 Dec 2006
The enigma of Michael SchumacherHeadline

The enigma of Michael Schumacher

We've heard the phrase "the end of an era" in abundance since Michael Schumacher announced his impending retirement but, despite the cliché, that's precisely what it is. Love him or hate him, Schumacher is the most successful driver of his ...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
NST: Fred Brownfield passed away

NST: Fred Brownfield passed away

DIRT MotorSports Saddened By Fred Brownfield's Passing Norman, OK -- June 17, 2006 -- DIRT MotorSports and its staff are extremely saddened and stunned by the passing of Fred Brownfield. Our hearts go out to his wife, Debbie, and his entire ...

Tue 07 Nov 2006
Thoughts from a NASCAR Newbie

Thoughts from a NASCAR Newbie

As someone who normally follows NHRA drag racing, it was quite a change for me to come to the Texas Motor Speedway to cover my first NASCAR event. I went from watching a side-by-side shootout at over 300 mph between two dragsters on a quarter-mile...

Mon 09 Jan 2006
Elizabeth Petty passes away

Elizabeth Petty passes away

LEVEL CROSS, N.C. -- Elizabeth Toomes Petty, wife of NASCAR champion Lee Petty and mother of NASCAR champion Richard Petty, passed away Sunday morning at age 88. She is survived by sons Richard and Maurice, as well as nine grandchildren, 24...

Sun 26 Mar 2006
RIR's former VP Campbell Sr passes

RIR's former VP Campbell Sr passes

FORMER RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PUBLIC RELATIONS VP PASSES AWAY RICHMOND, VA 3/25/06- Former Richmond International Raceway Vice President of Public Relations Robert "Kenneth" Campbell Sr., who helped promote racing for nearly 60 years...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Dodge Motorsports' Greg Reeves died

Dodge Motorsports' Greg Reeves died

Mopar mourns the passing of Greg Reeves, Engineering Manager for Dodge Motorsports and Mopar Performance Parts. Reeves suffered an apparent heart attack at his Michigan home on Sunday, September 17. He is survived by his wife Rosemary, his...

Wed 01 Nov 2006
ART Grand Prix on Steeve Marcel's death

ART Grand Prix on Steeve Marcel's death

Steeve Marcel The GP2 series is saddened to hear of the passing last night of Steeve Marcel, 32, who had been battling with cancer. Steeve engineered Nico Rosberg and ART Grand Prix to their double championship win in the inaugural year of the...