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Fri 03 Dec 1999
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...

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, ...

Tue 30 Nov 1999
Wally Dallenbach Gets Sponsorship in No. 75 for 2000

Wally Dallenbach Gets Sponsorship in No. 75 for 2000

VANCOUVER, B.C. (Nov. 30, 1999) Redmond Capital Corporation has entered into an agreement with Galaxy Motorsports to co-sponsor its No. 75 Ford Tauruses with Turner Broadcasting for the 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Series, Redmond officials announced...

Rusty Wallace Seventh Walk on Stage

Rusty Wallace Seventh Walk on Stage

Over the past decade, Dale Earnhardt is the only NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver who rivals Rusty Wallace's extraordinary consistency year-in and year-out. During that 10-year span the duo has combined to post an astounding 79 victories - 40 by...

Mark Martin to miss Banquet

Mark Martin to miss Banquet

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 30, 1999) The 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Series' third place driver, Mark Martin, has decided that his successful recovery from back surgery is more important than attending Friday's NASCAR Winston Cup Series Awards Banquet...

Dale Earnhardt Back in The Black

Dale Earnhardt Back in The Black

Not many in his legion of fans had truly written off seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt, but Earnhardt and crew chief Kevin Hamlin made a capital-letter statement that they were back in 1999. Earnhardt finally achieved...

Winston Cup Drivers put Goodyear to the Test

Winston Cup Drivers put Goodyear to the Test

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Nov. 30, 1999) - NASCAR Winston Cup drivers Ward Burton, Jeremy Mayfield and Mike Skinner are at Texas Motor Speedway for two days of Goodyear tire testing, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Mayfield, driver of the ...

Mon 29 Nov 1999
Ken Lepage - a Season of Change

Ken Lepage - a Season of Change

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (November 29, 1999) The 1999 season can be summed up as a season of many changes for the better for Kevin Lepage and Roush Racing's No. 16 TV Guide team. In just his second year and first full season in NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Ward Burton 1999 Season in Review

Ward Burton 1999 Season in Review

No wins, but a great year for Burton By Marty Smith When reflecting on Ward Burton's 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season, several words and phrases come to mind: breakthrough, on the verge, runner-up and challenger among them. And, while...

Mike Skinner Not Satisfied

Mike Skinner Not Satisfied

Skinner not satisfied despite career year By Marty Smith [The top-10 drivers in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series point standings will be honored during the series banquet at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on Friday, Dec. 3. Mike Skinner ...

Sun 28 Nov 1999
Ricky Craven's Future Looks Bright Again

Ricky Craven's Future Looks Bright Again

Craven's future is bright again By Matthew Leach November 27, 1999 - Numbers don't lie in NASCAR racing. But if you look too closely at the wrong numbers, it's easy to be misled. No one exemplified that better in 1999 than Ricky ...

Jeremy Mayfield to be at Pennzoil Show

Jeremy Mayfield to be at Pennzoil Show

WINSTON CUP DRIVER JEREMY MAYFIELD TO BE AT PENNZOIL SHOW FORT WASHINGTON, PA NOVEMBER 29, 1999 . . . NASCAR Winston Cup driver Jeremy Mayfield, labeled by many as one of the future super talents in motor sports, will be part of the Pennzoil ...

Wed 24 Nov 1999
Irvan-Simo Racing and Team Gordon Agreement

Irvan-Simo Racing and Team Gordon Agreement

Irvan-Simo Racing and Team Gordon have joined forces to run a full 34-race schedule of NASCAR Winston Cup races in 2000. The joint venture will see driver Robby Gordon of Orange, Calif., return to Winston Cup racing in the No. 13 Ford Taurus ...

Mark Martin makes expected progress

Mark Martin makes expected progress

Martin makes expected progress in recovery By Dave Rodman NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 24, 1999) As NASCAR Winston Cup Series fans would expect from "tough guy" Mark Martin, the driver of Jack Roush's Valvoline/Cummins Fords is making good...

CART: Robby Gordon enters agreement with Irvan/Simo Racing

CART: Robby Gordon enters agreement with Irvan/Simo Racing

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 23, 1999) ­ On the heels of last week’s revelation that Team Gordon is moving to the NASCAR Winston Cup series in 2000, Robby Gordon today announced he has entered into a relationship with Irvan-Simo Racing that allows...

Tue 23 Nov 1999
Irvan-Simo Racing & Winston Cup

Irvan-Simo Racing & Winston Cup

moving up Irvan-Simo Racing is ready to take the next step in its NASCAR motorsport program. After five years of competition in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, plus selected Winston Cup Series and Busch Series Grand National Division races,...

Ford Racing - Dale Jarrett / Todd Parrott Interview

Ford Racing - Dale Jarrett / Todd Parrott Interview

This Week in Ford Racing NASCAR Winston Cup Driver Dale Jarrett and crew chief Todd Parrott of the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup champion Quality Care Service/Ford Credit Taurus team were this week's guests on the Winston ...

Atlanta Pontiac Race Quotes

Atlanta Pontiac Race Quotes

NOTES AND QUOTES NAPA 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway November 21, 1999 Note: Bobby Labonte scores Pontiac's ninth win of the season and third consecutive victory for Joe Gibbs Racing. Pontiac finishes with nine wins, three more than the six...

'No Bull 5' adds short track in 2000

'No Bull 5' adds short track in 2000

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Nov. 22, 1999) R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and its Winston brand announced Monday the richest single-season bonus program in NASCAR Winston Cup Series history will return in the 2000 season, featuring a short-track event...

Mark Martin Back Surgery 'Successful'

Mark Martin Back Surgery 'Successful'

Martin undergoes 'successful' back surgery By Dave Rodman NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 22, 1999) NASCAR Winston Cup Series star Mark Martin underwent a successful lumbar fusion Monday morning. The procedure was performed in an attempt to...

Mon 22 Nov 1999
Atlanta Michael Waltrip Quotes Concerning Race Incident

Atlanta Michael Waltrip Quotes Concerning Race Incident

Michael Waltrip quotes following Sunday's incident at Atlanta Motor Speedway Michael Waltrip on... ...the incident: "I'm doing as well as can be expected today (Monday). "I'm really not sure what happened. I remember being in the car and...

Michael Waltrip heads home after frightening day in Atlanta

Michael Waltrip heads home after frightening day in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. (Nov. 21, 1999) - Philips Chevrolet driver Michael Waltrip headed home to Sherrills Ford, N.C. Sunday night after being released from Atlanta Medical Center at 8 p.m. He was tired and ready to get home, but he still managed a smile...

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