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Thu 31 Jul 1997
Indianapolis record payout

Indianapolis record payout

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Brickyard 400 posts record $4.8 million The prize posting package for the fourth Brickyard 400 will be the largest in NASCAR Winston Cup history and will total more than ...

Wed 16 Apr 1997
BUSCH: TalladegaLoudon Friday news

BUSCH: TalladegaLoudon Friday news

NASCAR Fans E-mail List U.S. Cellular 200 short some competetors The rainout of the Winston 500 has forced a few Winston Cup drivers that were set to compete in the U.S. Cellular 200 in New Hampshire, in the Busch Series, to back out. Set...

Thu 08 May 1997

" Bristol story update

NASCAR Fans E-mail List A story that we have been following closely has come to a sad end. Miss Food City 1997 Amanda Whited has lost her life as a result of an accident. >From the Tuesday, April 22, 1997 "Bluefield Daily Telegraph": (edited...

Wed 16 Apr 1997
BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Race series attendance

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Race series attendance

By Goodyear Media Relations 1996 GOODYEAR RACING ATTENDANCE REPORT STATISTICS COMPILED BY THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY AKRON, OH - Auto racing attendance in North America continued its remarkable growth...

Thu 08 May 1997
Chris Trickle shot

Chris Trickle shot

ESPN2 and the Nevada News have reported that NASCAR SouthWest Tour driver Chris Trickle is hospitalized in Las Vegas with a bullet lodged in his brain. He was shot while driving on a freeway over pass. Police are searching for a witness...

Sat 15 Nov 1997
Atlanta starting grid

Atlanta starting grid

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting Grid NAPA 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Race No. 32/November 15 Pos No Name Make Time Speed 1 7 ...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
Thu 08 May 1997
Twin 125 Qualifiers starting grids

Twin 125 Qualifiers starting grids

TENTATIVE STARTING LINEUP -- 1st GATORADE 125-MILE QUALIFIER Daytona International Speedway -- Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997 STR CAR DRIVER TEAM/CAR SPEED 1 31* Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevrolet ...

Thu 11 Dec 1997
MRN/Sears Diehard Fan OT Year

MRN/Sears Diehard Fan OT Year

YORK, PA - By Ellen Siska When Kim Hunter started following NASCAR racing more than ten years ago, she never dreamed that someday she would be introduced at a pre-race drivers' meeting. Or that she would wave the green flag to start a race. Or...

Thu 08 May 1997
Pioneers at Lime Rock Park

Pioneers at Lime Rock Park

Lime Rock Park hosts NASCAR Pioneers at Busch North Finale When NASCAR's Busch North Grand National stock car division visits Lime Rock Park for the season finale on Saturday October 18 the series will crown a new race winner and the '97...

Tue 29 Jul 1997

"Brickyard Authentics" Will Open Second Store

For Immediate Release "BRICKYARD AUTHENTICS" WILL OPEN SECOND STORE WEDNESDAY AT INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INDIANAPOLIS, July 29, 1997 =97 The second "Brickyard Authentics" store will open Wednesday at Indianapolis International ...

Thu 26 Jun 1997
Late Thursday news

Late Thursday news

NASCAR Fans E-mail List Jimmy Spencer speaks out about the Tobacco situation With the lawsuit that has been passed the government has basically said that the advertisement targets children. Here is what Jimmy Spencer has to say about that. ...

Sat 22 Nov 1997
Suzuka qualifying change

Suzuka qualifying change

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online Wet weather alters qualifying By NASCAR Online Staff SUZUKA CITY, Japan (Nov. 21, 1997) Windshield wipers are standard equipment on most stock cars, the ones you buy off the...

Fri 10 Oct 1997
Winston No Bull 5 replaces Winston Million

Winston No Bull 5 replaces Winston Million

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations NASCAR Online: Winston Million becomes Winston No Bull 5 TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 10, 1997) In tribute to NASCAR's 50th-anniversary celebration next year, the...

Tue 14 Oct 1997
News #s 97-1014

News #s 97-1014

NASCARFans E-Mail List What about Richard Noble and the Thrust SCC car, driven by Andy Green breaking the sound barrier (unofficially, without the 2nd run within an hour to back it up) on the ground? They went Mach 1.007, faster than 750 miles...

Fri 03 Oct 1997
1998 driver/sponsor changes

1998 driver/sponsor changes

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online The times they are a changin' By NASCAR Online Staff About halfway through each NASCAR Winston Cup Series season, the sport goes through what has been called "silly ...

Thu 08 May 1997
Jeff Gordon's Condition

Jeff Gordon's Condition

NASCARFans E-Mail List ===== Two-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon had successful surgery Wednesday morning to remove a polyp from his vocal cords and was resting comfortably at home late in the afternoon, a...

Thu 11 Dec 1997
News # 2 97-12-11

News # 2 97-12-11

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter ===== In another NASCAR-related mailing list, I read where someone was complaining about no one giving them the number of days left until Daytona. We aim to please here at NASCARFans, so: 59 days and counting 'til...

Thu 08 May 1997
Talladega rain-out; rescheduled

Talladega rain-out; rescheduled

The rain would not go away, The track was almost dry when the rains came again. NASCAR has just announced that the Winston 500 has been rescheduled for May 10, 1997, 1:30 EDT. Jack Durbin ...

Sun 12 Oct 1997
Runoffs 97-JPMD #24:  GT5, S2, FP Prov Results

Runoffs 97-JPMD #24: GT5, S2, FP Prov Results

PROVISIONAL RESULTS FOR - RACE NUMBER - 16 - GT5 1 33 Jamie Houseman/Canada/ /NE/WNY 2 93 Kirk Olson/Lakewood/CO/RM/Colo 3 00 Jim Rauck/Grove City/OH/CE/OhV 4 44 Jack Baumgardner/Mansfield/OH/CE/NeOh 5 14 Andre...

Thu 08 May 1997
News 97-11-25

News 97-11-25

NASCARFans E-Mail List The "Hat Man" has done his last dance in victory lane. Bill Brodrick, long-time publicity and public relations specialist for the racing division of Unocal 76 and P.R. counsel for that division, has been...

Fri 14 Nov 1997
News # 2 97-11-14

News # 2 97-11-14

NASCARFans E-Mail List Dick Trickle has an announcement planned for this weekend. He will announce his Grand National series sponsor for 1998 on Saturday morning.(Charlotte Observer), I hear the sponsor will be Schneider Trucking out of Green...

Thu 08 May 1997
News 97-10-29

News 97-10-29

NASCARFans E-Mail List A convertible? Yep. Randy LaJoie and BACE Motorsports ran around 10 laps in an old BACE Chevy with the roof cut off. LaJoie says it felt the same, which surprised him. He also did a few donuts at the the end of the ...

Wed 15 Oct 1997
News 97-10-15

News 97-10-15

NASCARFans E-Mail List Earthquake in Fontana, CA today but RPM2Nite reports that track officials at the California Speedway say there was no damage to the track (Jayski) ========== Look For ASA driver Brad Loney in the ...

Thu 11 Dec 1997
Banquet Thoughts - UCAP

Banquet Thoughts - UCAP

YORK, PA - By Ellen Siska Kim Hunter and Vicki Glatfelter weren't the only Yorkers who had a blast attending the 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup banquet. I never would have dreamed that I would be part of the media contingent covering...

Thu 23 Oct 1997
News #1 97-10-23

News #1 97-10-23

NASCARFans E-Mail List Happy birthday to my wife today. ===== Stevie Reeves announced that Big-A Auto Parts will return as his sponsor on the ...

Thu 08 May 1997
Racing CD & Cassette by Lonnie Hillard

Racing CD & Cassette by Lonnie Hillard

The racing songs played during the NASCAR race broadcasts. We have Lonnie Hillard's "Race Tracks" album available here at Cool Shade Music. Call: 1-888-617-7333 (1-888-61SPEED) http://www.nppcom.com/lonnie/ ...

News 97-09-29

News 97-09-29

NASCARFans E-Mail List The NASCAR Winston Cup Series will run its last short-track race of the 1997 season -- it just won't happen until Monday. Rain at the track has forced NASCAR to postpone the Hanes 500 at Martinsville Speedway until 11 a.m.

Sat 22 Nov 1997
Bill France recovering from procedure

Bill France recovering from procedure

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online France recovering in Japan DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 1997) NASCAR President Bill France is resting comfortably in satisfactory condition at a Japanese hospital ...

Wed 27 Aug 1997
Darlington Wednesday stats day 97-08-27

Darlington Wednesday stats day 97-08-27

NASCAR Fans E-mail List Million Dollar Weekend Stats Darlington Raceway P.O. Box 500 Darlington, SC 29532-0500 (803) 395-8499 1.366 mile 24 degree banked Oval Race Record 139.958 set on 3/28/93 by Dale Earnhardt Qualifying Record...

Tue 28 Oct 1997
Reacing this weekend Oct 31 Nov 1 (All Series)

Reacing this weekend Oct 31 Nov 1 (All Series)

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online NASCAR Racing this week Oct. 31- Nov. 2 Friday, October 31, 1997 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour RE/MAX 300K Phoenix International Raceway (1 mile paved oval) Phoenix,...

Thu 08 May 1997
News 97-10-10

News 97-10-10

NASCARFans E-Mail List Here's an interesting UNCONFIRMED (by me, anyway) rumor: One of our readers has a brother who works for Ford Motor Company. Here's his quote: "...the other day he (our subscriber's brother) told me (the subscriber, not...

News #2 97-09-29

News #2 97-09-29

NASCARFans E-Mail List ========== I'm curious. Are these posts "just right", "too short", or "too much"? The reason for the interest is that I have gotten some mail complaining that I'm sending too much stuff out. I realize we can't please...

Mon 03 Nov 1997
Crhis Tricke update 97-11-03

Crhis Tricke update 97-11-03

NASCARFans E-Mail List Some good news! Thanks to Jayski for the link. ===== Story by Glenn Puit, Las Vegas Review Journal. I quote: The experts warned Chris Trickle's parents not to hope for miracles. They told Chuck and Barbara Trickle...

Thu 27 Mar 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske-Rockingham merger

CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske-Rockingham merger

Penske Motorsports and North Carolina Motor Speedway Enter Into Merger Agreement DETROIT, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Motorsports, Inc. (PMI) (Nasdaq-NNM: SPWY) announced today that it executed a merger ...

Thu 08 May 1997
Daytona 1997 Busch Clash Lineup

Daytona 1997 Busch Clash Lineup

STARTING LINEUP Busch Clash of 1997 Daytona International Speedway -- Sunday, February 9, 1997 POS NO DRIVER/HOMETOWN TEAM/CAR 1 5 Terry Labonte/Corpus Christi, TX Kellogg's...