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Fri 22 Jun 2001
Future vision of Silverstone

Future vision of Silverstone

British Racing Drivers' Club And Octagon Motorsports Driving British Motorsport Through Silverstone Vision The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) and Octagon Motorsports Limited today launched the Silverstone Circuit Vision, including phase one...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Robin Miller canned by Indianapolis Star?

CHAMPCAR/CART: Robin Miller canned by Indianapolis Star?

The news broke early today that Robin Miller was called into the front offices of the Indianapolis Star and, according to Miller's interview on TV, he presented his usual "disrespectful and insubordinate" side to his management superiors. He said...

Wed 24 Oct 2001
Billy Anderson died on Friday, October 19, 2001

Billy Anderson died on Friday, October 19, 2001

Billy Anderson of Dayton, MN lost a long battle with complications from a sprint car accident at the Knoxville Raceway in June of 1998 as he passed away due to Meningitis on Friday evening October 19th. Billy was surrounded by his ever faithful,...

Sun 25 Nov 2001
Bruce Craig, auto racing photographer dies

Bruce Craig, auto racing photographer dies

By Len Ashburn = Special to Motorsport.com Bruce R. Craig, 63, of Pohatcong Township, New Jersey died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001 in his home. He was a self-employed auto racing photographer, videographer, and historian who was well known...

Fri 31 Aug 2001
RACE: Formula Vee racer Tim Barlow died Sunday, August 26

RACE: Formula Vee racer Tim Barlow died Sunday, August 26

Formula Vee racer, Tim Barlow, was killed in a racing incident at Sears Point Raceway on Sunday, August 26, 2001. Barlow and other racers were coming up the hill at Turn 3A when an incident just over the crest had occured. A corner worker was...

Sat 03 Feb 2001
Biografias de Oscar Larrauri y Federico Lifschitz

Biografias de Oscar Larrauri y Federico Lifschitz

<pre> OSCAR RUBEN LARRAURI Datos personales Fecha de nacimiento: 19 de agosto de 1954 Lugar: Granadero Baigorria, Santa Fé Lugar de residencia: Granadero Baigorria, Santa Fé Campaña deportiva 1974 En el mes de abril comienza a...

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 ...

Tue 10 Jul 2001
ASTC: Mitsubishi Magna V8 debuts at Oran Park

ASTC: Mitsubishi Magna V8 debuts at Oran Park

</pre> A Mitsubishi Magna V8 will race for the first time in the BOC Gases Australian Super Touring Championship in the final round of the series at Oran Park this Sunday (February 11). The Magna is entered in the V8 Future Touring class,...

Tue 27 Feb 2001
Jacques Couture named to the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

Jacques Couture named to the Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame

Jacques Couture will receive a space reserved for only a few individuals that have made a significant life-long contribution in the world of racing; an honorary membership in the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame. Mr. Couture will be inducted...

Sat 31 Mar 2001
Eastern Cape Aldo Scribante circuit results

Eastern Cape Aldo Scribante circuit results

Battered cars, bruised egos and brilliant spectacle typified Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2001 Midas Production Car Championship at the Eastern Cape Aldo Scribante circuit on Saturday (March 24). The near-standard tin-top brigade brought 46 cars to...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Chuck Sennot fatally injured in Delaware

Chuck Sennot fatally injured in Delaware

Bechtelsville, PA September 23, 2001 . . . Chuck Sennott, a veteran campaigner in late model stock car racing at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway, was fatally injured in a multi-car late model stock car racing accident at...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Arrest made in Mickey and Trudy Thompson murders

Arrest made in Mickey and Trudy Thompson murders

DANA POINT, CA. -- Michael F. Goodwin, 56, was arrested Thursday (December 13) for two counts of murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder of auto racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife, Trudy. The couple was shot to death in the ...

Sat 24 Feb 2001
High School Safe Driver Program at Sears Point Raceway

High School Safe Driver Program at Sears Point Raceway

SONOMA, Calif. (Feb. 21, 2000) - California's tough new Graduated Driver Licensing Law (GDL) is apparently having its desired effect. According to AAA's study, the number of teenage passenger deaths and injuries, when 16-year-olds were behind the...

Thu 04 Jan 2001
Canadian MotorSport Hall of Fame inductees

Canadian MotorSport Hall of Fame inductees

Toronto, Ontario (December 15, 2000) - The Canadian Automotive Collection, Canada's home of speed, host of the Canadian MotorSport Hall of Fame, announced today the nominees for the Canadian MotorSport Hall of Fame for Year 2000. Created in...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
Crandon Snocross preview

Crandon Snocross preview

CRANDON, WI -- Crandon International Raceway kicks off its 2002 racing season with its 5th consecutive Forest County Potawatomi-sponsored snocross race weekend this coming January 26-27, 2001. Known as the 2002 Forest County Potawatomi Great ...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Hank Thorp passed away October 20, 2001

CHAMPCAR/CART: Hank Thorp passed away October 20, 2001

Motorsport.com -- Hank Thorp, former Chief Steward for the Indy Lights series, passed away peacefully in California on Saturday, October 20. Thorp had been battling cancer for almost a year. His daughters were with him at the time of his ...

Mon 24 Sep 2001
Bobby Baldwin passes away

Bobby Baldwin passes away

Bobby Baldwin, Top Fuel racer, died on September 23 after reportedly suffering a brain aneurysm. He was 53. Motorsport.com will have more details as they become available. Motorsport.com sends its condolences to Baldwin's family and friends ...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
Young racer Glew starts career with help from Blundell

Young racer Glew starts career with help from Blundell

Philip Glew, 17, from Alford, Lincolnshire, enters Formula Ford racing this year, as the first step in his plans to pursue a motor racing career. Following 8 years of karting, Philip moved up to single seater racing last year and has concentrated...

Sun 21 Jan 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - en Punta del Este la Conferencia de Presnsa

CHAMPCAR/CART: Master Kart - en Punta del Este la Conferencia de Presnsa

Se llevó a cabo en Punta del Este la Conferencia de Prensa donde se presentó el Master Kart Copa Gonzalo Rodriguez. Asistieron todos los pilotos que intervendrán de este evento que, deportivamente en pista, comienza mañana en un circuito que...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Blaise Alexander (1976-2001)

Blaise Alexander (1976-2001)

BLAISE ALEXANDER DOB 3-26-76 Blaise Alexander, of Mooresville, North Carolina, died Thursday, October 4 from head injuries sustained at Lowe's Motor Speedway as a result of a crash in the closing laps of the ARCA RE/MAX Series 100-mile race.

Fri 21 Sep 2001
Martinsville Speedway changes

Martinsville Speedway changes

MARTINSVILLE, VA. (Sept. 18, 2001) -- Fans will not only notice a couple of additions to the facilities at Martinsville Speedway when they arrive for the Old Dominion 500 Winston Cup race or the Taco Bell 300 Late Model Stock race, they'll also ...

Wed 17 Jan 2001
Pennzoil show a sucess

Pennzoil show a sucess

FORT WASHINGTON, PA January 15, 2001 . . . There may have been new records established at the Pennzoil Motorsports 2001 Auto Racing Trade Show. Thousands of people were on hand for the mid-winter motorsports happening each of the three days. The...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
ATCC: Everland Speedway, Korea race report

ATCC: Everland Speedway, Korea race report

Everland Speedway Circuit, Korea Sunday 23 September 2001 Race Day Action! Nattavude Wins Round 11 and 12, closer to securing 2001 ATCC Div 1 Championship, while Takayuki Fujita claims 2001 ATCC Div 2 Championship with wins in Korea C ...

Sat 07 Jul 2001
Mexico: Los Manatou Reto Dodge

Mexico: Los Manatou Reto Dodge

En el Reto Dodge 2001 Los Manatou son favoritos en las Pick Up Dodge y Ordaz en la Neon Desde hace varias décadas atrás, los pilotos regios han destacado en el automovilismo mexicano y hoy no es la excepción con Jonathan y Oscar Manautou,...