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Tue 14 Dec 1999
Watkins Glen Offers Pit Passes in 2000

Watkins Glen Offers Pit Passes in 2000

Watkins Glen, NY (December 14, 1999) - Watkins Glen marketing director, Roger Curtis, announced that Watkins Glen will be offering fans a Pit Access Credential for both NASCAR weekends at The Glen during the 2000 season. Fans will have the...

Team  Gordon - Packing Up to Move East

Team Gordon - Packing Up to Move East

As many of you are aware, we have acquired the usage of Irvan-Simo Racing and their facility in Mooresville, North Carolina for the 2000 racing season. It is now referred to as Team Gordon. In fact, if you were to call that shop the phone would...

Mon 13 Dec 1999
Petty Enterprises Makes Leadership Changes

Petty Enterprises Makes Leadership Changes

LEVEL CROSS, N.C. (Dec. 13, 1999) Developing its leadership team for the future, Petty Enterprises has named four winning veterans to new NASCAR Winston Cup positions. Kyle Petty made the announcements Monday. Greg Steadman has been promoted to...

Souvenir Day at Martinsville a Success

Souvenir Day at Martinsville a Success

Martinsville VA---Race fans donated more than 1,200 toys and $2,400 on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway to be distributed to Martinsville and Henry County children. The toy drive was part of Martinsville Speedway's Souvenir ...

Tue 07 Dec 1999
Andy Houston Still Seeking Title Shot

Andy Houston Still Seeking Title Shot

Houston still seeking title shot By Marty Smith SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. 7, 1999) To look at the list of achievements Andy Houston pieced together in the 1999 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season, you'd never imagine his campaign was a ...

Eel River - New Sponsor, New Driver, New 'old' Car Number

Eel River - New Sponsor, New Driver, New 'old' Car Number

Eel River turns new chapter with 'old' number By Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 7, 1999) Eel River Racing -- with a new sponsor, new driver and new number on its Pontiacs for the NASCAR 2000 season -- hopes its refurbished look brings...

Jeff Gordon Gets New Crew Chief

Jeff Gordon Gets New Crew Chief

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Dec. 7, 1999) Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that veteran NASCAR Winston Cup Series crew chief Robbie Loomis has been named crew chief for three-time champion Jeff Gordon and the No. 24 DuPont Automotive Finishes...

Mon 06 Dec 1999
Cale Yarborough Anticipates Sale of Team

Cale Yarborough Anticipates Sale of Team

Yarborough anticipates sale of team By Dave Rodman CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 6, 1999) After two false starts on selling his NASCAR Winston Cup Series race team, Cale Yarborough is taking nothing for granted. But a spokesperson at the team's shop...

Watkins Glen Gains New Title Sponsor

Watkins Glen Gains New Title Sponsor

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Dec. 6, 1999) Watkins Glen International and Global Crossing announced a new name for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series race at Watkins Glen. The NASCAR Winston Cup Series race at The Glen scheduled for the weekend of August...

Sat 04 Dec 1999
Banquet Keeps Focus on Family

Banquet Keeps Focus on Family

Jarrett, others keep family focus of banquet By Mark Talkington NEW YORK (Dec. 3, 1999) Even as NASCAR's popularity continues to attract thousands of new fans each year, the sport's top drivers have not lost focus on each and every...

Fri 03 Dec 1999
Dale Jarrett Presents Historic Shoes to Niketown

Dale Jarrett Presents Historic Shoes to Niketown

NEW YORK (Dec. 3, 1999) – Newly crowned driving champion Dale Jarrett, in town for tonight’s nationally televised NASCAR Winston Cup banquet, took time out from a weeklong whirlwind media tour Wednesday night with an appearance at the local...

Mike Helton - the State of NASCAR

Mike Helton - the State of NASCAR

Helton delivers 'State of NASCAR' By Mark Talkington NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 1999) Mike Helton, NASCAR senior vice president and chief operating officer, spent little time looking back during his state of the sport speech Thursday at the ...

Bobby Labonte Reached New Heights in 1999

Bobby Labonte Reached New Heights in 1999

Labonte scaled new heights in 1999 By Marty Smith NEW YORK (Dec. 3, 1999) If nothing else, Bobby Labonte received a thorough education in the ethics of leading the pack during the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. Running up front has a ...

Junie Donlavey Recieves Myers Brothers Award

Junie Donlavey Recieves Myers Brothers Award

Donlavey honored with Myers Brothers Award By Brett Borden NEW YORK (Dec. 3, 1999) NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Dale Jarrett and 51-year NASCAR team owner W.C. "Junie" Donlavey together highlighted the Myers Brothers Breakfast on...

Bill Elliott Voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver

Bill Elliott Voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver

NEW YORK (Dec. 3, 1999) - For the ninth straight year and 14th time overall, Bill Elliott, owner and driver of the McDonald's Ford Taurus, was voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver. The 1999 fan balloting was conducted by the National Motorsports ...

Thu 02 Dec 1999
Mark Martin Had no Time for Pain

Mark Martin Had no Time for Pain

NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 1999) Mark Martin has been a paragon of consistency in the 1990s in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Martin is the only driver in that time span that has finished in the top-10 in the annual point standings every year. But to ...

Tony Stewart Pace Continues in New York

Tony Stewart Pace Continues in New York

Stewart's rewarding pace continues in New York By Marty Smith NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 1999) When Tony Stewart first jumped in the cockpit of his No. 20 Home Depot Pontiac some 10 months ago, he only hoped he could measure up to the talent level in...

Ricky Rudd Auctions Off Race Shop

Ricky Rudd Auctions Off Race Shop

Rudd looks ahead while auctioning his past By Marty Smith MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 1, 1999) Over the next two days, Ricky Rudd will "lose" six years of his life. On Wednesday morning, Rudd opened the doors of the Rudd Performance Motorsports...

Wed 01 Dec 1999
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Richard "Slugger" Labbe added to crew at Mattei

"Slugger" Labbe added to crew at Mattei Motorsports HARRISBURG, N.C. (Dec. 1, 1999) - Richard "Slugger" Labbe has been added to the crew lineup as car chief for the No. 7 NationsRent Chevrolet fielded by Mattei Motorsports. Labbe, who was...

ISC Buys Richmond International Raceway

ISC Buys Richmond International Raceway

RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 1, 1999) Richmond International Raceway and International Speedway Corporation officials announced Wednesday the addition of Richmond International Raceway to ISC's family of motorsports facilities. In a news conference at...

Jeff Burton Lived Up to Build Up

Jeff Burton Lived Up to Build Up

Burton lived up to build-up in 1999 By Marty Smith NEW YORK (Dec. 1, 1999) During the boisterous preseason hype leading up to the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Series campaign, many predicted Jeff Burton would conquer the recent empire built at ...

Jeff Gordon Endured Much

Jeff Gordon Endured Much

In his defense, Gordon endured much By Dave Rodman NEW YORK (Dec. 1, 1999) Oh, the slings Jeff Gordon had to endure in 1999 as he defended his third NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship in the last four years. From losing the only crew...

Ford Racing Dale Jarrett 1999 Driver of the Year

Ford Racing Dale Jarrett 1999 Driver of the Year

DALE JARRETT 1999 DRIVER OF THE YEAR NASCAR/Winston Cup champion Dale Jarrett has climaxed his dream season by being named DRIVER OF THE YEAR for 1999. Formal announcement of the honor for Jarrett, 43, will be made Saturday, ...

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Richard "Slugger" Labbe added to crew at Mattei

"Slugger" Labbe added to crew at Mattei Motorsports HARRISBURG, N.C. (Dec. 1, 1999) - Richard "Slugger" Labbe has been added to the crew lineup as car chief for the No. 7 NationsRent Chevrolet fielded by Mattei Motorsports. Labbe, who was...