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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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
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. ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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 ...

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...

Sat 20 Sep 1997
Silly Season Chart 97-09-19

Silly Season Chart 97-09-19

Since Jayski is no longer updating the NASCAR WC silly season chart on his Web site, I've decided to resume publishing mine. I update this as rumors and info come across, and send it out whenever there are changes (and I have time). The format ...

Thu 08 May 1997
Talladega postponed

Talladega postponed

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Winston 500 postponed until Monday The Winston 500, scheduled originally for Sunday, April 27 at Talladega Superspeedway, has been postponed to Monday, April 28 at 12 p.m.

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...

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...

Thu 08 May 1997
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.

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 #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...

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...

Tue 12 Aug 1997
CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske MoSports future track?

CHAMPCAR/CART: Penske MoSports future track?

Received from PRNewswire Penske Motorsports Enters Into Option to Purchase Property in Colorado DETROIT, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Motorsports, Inc. (PMI) (Nasdaq-NNM: SPWY), today announced that it has entered into an...

Thu 08 May 1997
Daytona 500 qualifying

Daytona 500 qualifying

BUSCH POLE AWARD QUALIFYING & TENTATIVE STARTING LINEUP -- 39th DAYTONA 500* Round No. 1 -- 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Daytona International...

Sat 22 Nov 1997
Suzuka starting grid

Suzuka starting grid

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting Grid for the NASCAR Thunder Special - Suzuka 100 Suzuka Circuitland Race No. 33/November 22 Pos No Driver Make ...

Wed 30 Jul 1997
Wednesday news 97-7-30

Wednesday news 97-7-30

NASCARFans E-mail List Washington-Irving Racing has decided on the people with which it will fill several key positions for its debut season in 1998. Jimmy Martin, who has managed the business side of the Petty Enterprises racing operation, has...

Thu 27 Nov 1997
News - Thanksgiving Day 97-11-27

News - Thanksgiving Day 97-11-27

NASCARFans E-Mail List Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! While my wife and two daughters are upstairs cooking the turkey (and my two sons are destroying the rest of the house ala Calvin and Hobbes), I snuck downstairs to check out the 'net.

Thu 08 May 1997
WC - BGN - CT - Points 97-11-06

WC - BGN - CT - Points 97-11-06

NASCARFans E-Mail List Winston Cup Points 1. Jeff Gordon, 4,598. 2. Dale Jarrett, 4,521. 3. Mark Martin, 4,511. 4. Jeff Burton, 4,224. 5. Dale Earnhardt, 4,096. 6. Terry Labonte, 4,077. 7. Bobby Labonte, 3,916. 8.