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Thu 08 May 1997
M. Waltrip owner's wife killed

M. Waltrip owner's wife killed

Thanks to The AP ******************* CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The wife of NASCAR team owner Leonard Wood was killed, and he was among those injured in a crash on Interstate 85 shortly after the completion of a race at the Charlotte Motor ...

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 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
Charoltte schedule

Charoltte schedule

NASCAR Fans E-mail List Here is a look a the events that will be coming to Charlotte leading up to the 600 in two weeks. TODAY (No admission or parking charge) 6-10 p.m.: IROC practice. TUESDAY (No admission or parking charge) 9:30 a.m.-noon,...

Darlington stats

Darlington stats

NASCAR Fans E-mail List As is it has become our custom, Wednesday before the race is stats day. This is a chance before the race to see how some of the drivers and the track looks for the upcoming race. This week our focus is ...

New Hot Wheels Motorsports Documentary

New Hot Wheels Motorsports Documentary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE RACE TO DAYTONA Award-winning THINK MEDIA takes viewers on the ultimate racing journey. "You live, breathe, eat, sleep, play...everything you do revolves around the race car." --Kyle Petty "We're ...

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...

Sun 26 Oct 1997
Rockingham rain out

Rockingham rain out

Thanks to: MotorSports PhotoSource OnLine News Service AC DELCO 400 POSTPONED UNTIL MONDAY ------------------------------------------------- Staff Report ------------------------------------------------- ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (MSPS) - Heavy ...

Mon 25 Aug 1997
Owner points after Bristol

Owner points after Bristol

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Owner Standings After Goody's Headache Powder 500 Bristol Motor Speedway Race No. 22/August 23, 1997 Official standings are announced...

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 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...

Cup/Busch/Truck Points

Cup/Busch/Truck Points

NASCARFans E-Mail List All points courtesy of Chaz. Thanks! ===== Winston Cup Driver Standings 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....

Daytona Saturday notes 97-02-08

Daytona Saturday notes 97-02-08

DAYTONA ARCA 200 PRE-RACE NOTES RON BARFIELD (No. 94 New Holland Tractors Ford) -- "We're trying to get faster. Our car's running pretty good in the draft. My car seems to be better behind somebody than when it's leading, and it's strongest...

Pace car driver named

Pace car driver named

Long-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series official Robert Auton has been named to drive the pace car. He replaces Elmo Langely who died in November of a heart attack while the NASCAR teams were in Japan for an exhibition race. Jack Durbin ...

Pocono Thursday news

Pocono Thursday news

NASCAR Fans E-mail List Silly Season Updates (Courtesy of Jayski) Morgan Shephard is rumored to be gone from the 1 car to the 77. Bill Elliott will run another special batman paint scheme later this year. Sabates comments on Indy ...

Thu 09 Oct 1997
Melling sponsor

Melling sponsor

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Melling picks up primary sponsor CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 9, 1997) Advantage Camouflage has reached an agreement to sponsor the Melling Racing Enterprises Ford driven on the ...

Thu 08 May 1997
ISC Track Purchase; Pocono?

ISC Track Purchase; Pocono?

NASCAR Fans Mail List ISC Buys Watkins Glen The already part owner of Watkins Glen International, International Speedway Corporation purchased the remaining half of the speedway yesterday. Will Pocono Go to Bruton Smith? Our...

Daytona Skinner wins pole; Clash and ARCA on tap

Daytona Skinner wins pole; Clash and ARCA on tap

Skinner wins Daytona 500 pole; Busch Clash, ARCA 200 on tap DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 8) -- Mike Skinner and Steve Grissom led 51 cars in Daytona 500 Busch Pole Award Qualifying Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, giving the Feb.

Sat 06 Dec 1997
Season Awards

Season Awards

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online NASCAR Winston Cup Series Awards NEW YORK (Dec. 5, 1997) True Value Man of the Year Winner: Dale Jarrett, No. 88 Quality Care/Ford Credit Ford Award: $25,000 (Donated to...

Wed 08 Oct 1997
Chris Trickle update 97-10-08

Chris Trickle update 97-10-08

Had another opportunity to visit with Chris Trickle and his family on Sunday after Chuck and Barb made it to Cajon Speedway Saturday night. Needless to say that Saturday night was an emotional one. It was the first race that Barb has seen since...

Thu 08 May 1997
Bristol Friday morning news

Bristol Friday morning news

NASCAR Fans E-mail List Miss Bristol in critical condition Again NASCAR Fans prayers are needed for someone in the Winston Cup family. A Richlands beauty queen remains in critical condition at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Amanda...

Sun 23 Nov 1997
Suzuka results

Suzuka results

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results NASCAR Thunder Special - Suzuka Suzuka Circuitland November 23, 1997 Pos No Driver Make Sponsor ...

Thu 08 May 1997
Sun 21 Sep 1997
Dover results 97-09-21

Dover results 97-09-21

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results MBNA 400 Dover Downs International Speedway Race No. 26/September 21 Ps Car Name Sponsor ...

Fri 01 Aug 1997
Thu 08 May 1997
Daytona Busch Clash note

Daytona Busch Clash note

DAYTONA 500 BUSCH POLE/BUSCH CLASH NOTE IN THE 19-YEAR history of the Busch Clash, 1997 marks the first time that neither front row qualifier for the Daytona 500 will be competing in the Busch Clash. In the 18 previous runnings of the...

Fri 19 Dec 1997
News 97-12-19

News 97-12-19

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter Jayski's news gatherings: "New Holland North America, Inc. announced today an agreement with Ricky Craven Motorsports for the 1998 NASCAR/BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL Series. The agreement includes the popular Ron...

Thu 08 May 1997
News 97-11-24

News 97-11-24

NASCARFans E-Mail List ===== International Speedway Corporation announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bill France,(Jr) is resting comfortably in satisfactory condition at a Japanese hospital, following an angioplasty procedure.

Tue 04 Nov 1997
Owners points after Phoenix

Owners points after Phoenix

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Owner Standings After Dura Lube 500 Phoenix International Raceway Race No. 31/November 2, 1997 Top Fifty Owners Official standings...

Tue 28 Oct 1997
Standings after Rockingham

Standings after Rockingham

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After AC Delco 400 North Carolina Motor Speedway Race No. 30/October 26, 1997 Official standings are announced by NASCAR...

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
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...

Mon 29 Sep 1997
Martinsville results 97-09-29

Martinsville results 97-09-29

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Race Results After Hanes 500 Martinsville Speedway Race No. 27/September 28, 1997 Pos St No Driver Sponsor ...

Sat 06 Dec 1997
News 97-12-06

News 97-12-06

NASCARFans E-Mail List Jayski's news collection: While the Winston Cup Banquet was very good and enjoyable, it lacked much news at all about what some teams will do in 1998. Jeff Gordon became NASCAR's first 6 million dollar man in 1998. We ...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
News #2 97-12-05

News #2 97-12-05

NASCARFans E-Mail List ===== One of our correspondents, Joe Fink, has put together a web page on the '98 Bud Shootout and the '98 Winston Select. You can find the information at: http://www.geocities.com/motorcity/speedway/4330 ===== At the...

Mon 06 Oct 1997
Owner's points after Charlotte 2

Owner's points after Charlotte 2

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Owner Standings After UAW-GM Quality 500 Charlotte Motor Speedway Race No. 28/October 5, 1997 Official standings are announced by...