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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 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.

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
Morgan to Jasper Motorsports

Morgan to Jasper Motorsports

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Shepherd to drive No. 77 Ford MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 9, 1997) Jasper Motorsports announced today that it has reached an agreement with Morgan Shepherd to drive the No. 77...

News 97-12-16

News 97-12-16

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter Lots of stuff today..... ===== Jayski's news gatherings: I hear Darrell Waltrip released crew chief Jeff Hammond today. DW is making the change to try and revamp his team and become more competitive. I hear he may...

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
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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Wed 10 Dec 1997
News 97-12-10

News 97-12-10

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter Really slow news day, even Jayski had trouble digging up anything. Jay says that Cale Yarborough is supposed to announce his new sponsor today. ===== Here's stories from NASCAR Online you might find ...

Wed 24 Dec 1997
News # 2 97-12-24

News # 2 97-12-24

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter Merry Christmas Eve! ===== Well, there's a few things to be reported, so here goes before I go to work today: ===== First, Jayski's news gatherings: NEW UPDATE: ESPN2 will be running two NASCAR race re-run...

Thu 08 May 1997
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...

Tue 09 Dec 1997
News 97-12-09

News 97-12-09

NASCARFans E-Mail List Here's a web site a fan has set up that contains racing radio scanner frequencies: http://home.ptd.net/~fire13/ Jayski also has scanner links (see, Jay, I do actually look at your other web pages occasionally) ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Fri 01 Aug 1997
Thu 31 Jul 1997
Taurus: It's official

Taurus: It's official

-- WITH PHOTO -- TO AUTO, BUSINESS, AND SPORTS EDITORS: Taurus, Ford's Flagship Car, Set to Compete in NASCAR, America's Flagship Racing Series /ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 6 P.M. EDT, TODAY/ ...

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,...

Tue 23 Dec 1997
News #2 97-12-23

News #2 97-12-23

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter First the "Petty's First Race" Controversy......<sigh> ===== Matt sent me this regarding Richard Petty's first race: I quote: "The controversy is a matter of semantics. That convertible race that ...

Tue 28 Oct 1997
Owner points after Rockingham

Owner points after Rockingham

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Owner Standings After AC Delco 400 North Carolina Motor Speedway Race No. 30/October 27, 1997 Official standings are announced by...

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...

Mon 08 Dec 1997
News 97-12-08

News 97-12-08

NASCARFans E-Mail List Jayski heard from a few of his web page readers that on ESPN`s "Craftsman Truck Series Rear View Mirror" show Tony Raines' crew chief announced that their Pennzoil Dodge will be a Pennzoil Ford next year because Pennzoil...

Wed 08 Oct 1997
Kansas City track

Kansas City track

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations ISC's Kansas City speedway set for 2000 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 6, 1997) Officials from the new Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., and International...

Tue 28 Oct 1997
Allison Car donated

Allison Car donated

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online Yates donates last Allison car TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 28, 1997) The final Davey Allison car still remaining at Robert Yates Racing has been donated to the International ...

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...

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.

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 08 May 1997
News 97-10-08

News 97-10-08

NASCARFans E-Mail List Eddie D'Hondt has been named to the position of team manager of the Square D Racing Team effective immediately. He will oversee the day to day running of the operation. Before joining Filmar Racing and Square D Driver...

Sat 02 Aug 1997
Brickyard 400 - Race Day - Aug. 2

Brickyard 400 - Race Day - Aug. 2

DAY 4 -- SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1997 RACE DAY Two new sponsors have joined Opryland USA in sponsoring the LAR Motorsports car driven by Jeff Purvis in today s Brickyard 400. QVC, the world s largest electronic retailer, and Gazelle, a sport...

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.