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Mon 10 Jan 2000
Leroy Waltrip passes

Leroy Waltrip passes

MOORESVILLE, N.C., (Jan. 10, 2000) After a three-year battle with cancer, Leroy Waltrip, father of NASCAR Winston Cup Series veterans Darrell and Michael Waltrip, passed away Monday morning at his home in Sherrills Ford, N.C. The elder Waltrip,...

Wed 16 Feb 2000
Daytona Twin 125-Mile Qualifing Race Line Ups

Daytona Twin 125-Mile Qualifing Race Line Ups

NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting Lineups Gatorade 125-Mile Qualifying Races Daytona International Speedway Gatorade 125-Mile Qualifying Race - No. 1 Pos No Name Make Time Speed 1 88 Dale Jarrett ...

Mon 20 Mar 2000
Tue 15 Aug 2000
John Naughton passes

John Naughton passes

NASCAR insurer John Naughton passes By Dave Rodman PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Aug. 15, 2000) John Naughton, 70, president of Naughton Insurance of East Providence and a longtime friend and business associate of NASCAR's founding France family, passed...

Thu 17 Feb 2000
Grand Prix to pace Daytona 500

Grand Prix to pace Daytona 500

DETROIT - The Pontiac Grand Prix GTP will pace the field for the 42nd running of the Daytona 500 on February 20. To help commemorate the WideTrack Grand Prix's return to Daytona, Pontiac will produce a limited edition Daytona 500 replica...

Sun 09 Jul 2000
Loudon starting line up

Loudon starting line up

NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting lineup thatlook.com 300 New Hampshire International Speedway Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To ...

Sun 25 Jun 2000
Jim Roper, First New Car, Late Model, NASCAR Stock Car Winner

Jim Roper, First New Car, Late Model, NASCAR Stock Car Winner

NASCAR'S FIRST WINNER DIES Jim Roper, winner of NASCAR's first "strictly stock" car race in 1949, died Friday. He was 83. Roper, a native of Halstead, drove his Lincoln off the showroom floor in Great Bend to North Carolina and on to victory in...

Wed 20 Sep 2000
Martinsville peedway winners receive cloks

Martinsville peedway winners receive cloks

Martinsville, VA (September 19, 2000) --- Grandfather Clocks have been the traditional trophy for race winners at Martinsville Speedway since the mid-1960s and now Shenandoah Clocks & Curios has been named the official Grandfather Clock of the ...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Lou Patane retires

Lou Patane retires

Dodge executive announces retirement By Tim Packman AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 18, 2000) Lou Patane, vice president of motorsports operations for Dodge, will retire during the 2001 NASCAR season. An integral member of the Dodge motorsports ...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
Wendell Scott from his son's eyes

Wendell Scott from his son's eyes

Martinsville, VA---Wendell Oliver Scott not only made a name for himself on the racetrack, but he also left his mark in the hearts of his family. Scott will be inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Square D Racing Team test at Kentucky

Square D Racing Team test at Kentucky

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Dec. 14, 2000) - Square D Chevrolet driver Bobby Hamilton and Andy Petree Racing (APR) will leave the confines of their Flat Rock, N.C.-based race shop to test at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., this Friday and Saturday. It...

Tue 08 Aug 2000
Todd Holbert and Watkins Glen

Todd Holbert and Watkins Glen

HEAD ENGINEER TODD HOLBERT STRETCHES HIS SCHEDULE TO ACCOMMODATE DODGE DEVELOPMENT AND DUTIES TO BILL DAVIS DRIVERS BURTON AND BLANEY WATKINS GLEN, NY -- Some of Todd Holbert's fondest and final memories of his famous father were formed not ...

Thu 17 Feb 2000
Daytona Twin 125-mile Qualifying Races Results

Daytona Twin 125-mile Qualifying Races Results

Unofficial Race Results Gatorade 125-mile Qualifying Races Track:Daytona International Speedway Date: February 17, 2000 Gatorade 125 Qualifying Race No. 1 Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Lap Money Status 1 94 Bill...

Wed 19 Jul 2000
Fri 04 Aug 2000
Sat 15 Apr 2000
Talladega Friday Qualifying Results

Talladega Friday Qualifying Results

<pre> NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bud Pole Qualifying DieHard 500 Talladega Speedway Pos No Name Make Time Speed 1 12 Jeremy Mayfield Frd 00:51.217 186.969 2 94 Bill Elliott Frd...

Wed 09 Aug 2000
Lindsays to sing national anthems at Watkins Glen

Lindsays to sing national anthems at Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen, NY (August 9, 2000) - Lindsay Fellows, daughter of road racing whiz Ron Fellows, will sing the American and Canadian national anthems prior to Sunday's Global Crossing @ The Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Series race. The U.S. Air Force...

Wed 08 Mar 2000
Tim Beverly, Tyler Jet owner ''meets the press''

Tim Beverly, Tyler Jet owner ''meets the press''

TIM BEVERLEY, TEAM OWNER, TYLER JET MOTORSPORTS: (ON SIGNING LYCOS) "We were hoping it wasn't going to be the middle of Daytona (when we signed them). We had been talking to them for that whole month trying to get it finished up. They had...

Sat 15 Apr 2000
Richard Buck Named Team Gordon General Manager

Richard Buck Named Team Gordon General Manager

Talladega, Alabama (April 14, 2000) Team Gordon and Robby Gordon announced today that Richard Buck has been hired as General Manager, effective with this weekend's Die Hard 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway. Buck fills a much-needed position at...

Wed 17 May 2000
Dale Earnhardt and Peter Max Combine for Colorful Weekend

Dale Earnhardt and Peter Max Combine for Colorful Weekend

The most anticipated special paint scheme of the season is set to hit the track at Lowe's Motor Speedway this week. Peter Max, one of America's most renowned pop artists, has designed a special color scheme for the No.3 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet...

Fri 15 Sep 2000
Waddell Wilson joins Jerico Performance

Waddell Wilson joins Jerico Performance

Jerico Performance Products is proud to announce legendary Winston Cup championship crew chief and team manager; Waddell Wilson has joined the Jerico staff. Waddell's decades of successful hands-on experience in racing's toughest divisions ...

Tue 25 Apr 2000
Amoco Racing die-cast promotion

Amoco Racing die-cast promotion

CHICAGO, IL – The die-cast replicas of all three Amoco Racing programs will be highlighted in a unique month-long promotion in May at participating BP-Amoco stations nationwide. The cars, detailed 1/64-scale metal replicas produced by Racing...

Mon 05 Jun 2000
Detroit: GM Goodwrench crew chief Kevin Hamlin returns for homecoming

Detroit: GM Goodwrench crew chief Kevin Hamlin returns for homecoming

Michigan native Kevin Hamlin looks forward to his regular twice a year tract to Brooklyn, MI and Michigan Speedway. Hamlin, crew chief of the No. 3 GM Goodwrench Service Plus team with driver Dale Earnhardt visits every June and August as the ...

Sat 26 Feb 2000
NASCAR, Cintas Renew Agreement

NASCAR, Cintas Renew Agreement

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2000) The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing and Cintas, the recognized leader in the uniform industry, have extended their marketing partnership through 2002. Cintas will continue to be NASCAR's preferred...

Sat 07 Oct 2000
MacPherson Motorsports at charlotte

MacPherson Motorsports at charlotte

When the NASCAR Winston Cup Series came to Lowe's Motor Speedway in May, Carl Long surprised everyone by qualifying 35th and making the Coca-Cola 600 field. This time around the surprise is driver Jeff Fuller and his MacPherson...

Wed 07 Jun 2000
Andy Petree Racing Engineer Terry Satchell returns to his home state

Andy Petree Racing Engineer Terry Satchell returns to his home state

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (June 7, 2000) - Terry Satchell, the engineer at Andy Petree Racing(APR), has lived the majority of his life in "the automotive state." >From the day he was born, he has felt the need to learn more about the principles of ...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Crew men have their night also

Crew men have their night also

Cup crew members have their night By Tim Packman CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 11, 2000) Two days after the NASCAR Winston Cup Series honored its top drivers for their accomplishments this year, the circuit's crew members gathered for a fete of their...

Fri 27 Oct 2000
Texaco/Havoline No 28 team has good chemistry

Texaco/Havoline No 28 team has good chemistry

Charlotte, N.C. -- Team chemistry - it is one of the intangible qualities of a NASCAR team that crew chiefs long for their teams to attain. Unlike a reliable set of tires, a lightning-quick pit crew or an exceptional driver, team chemistry...

Tue 15 Feb 2000
Dale Earnhardt Receives ESPY

Dale Earnhardt Receives ESPY

Las Vegas, Nevada - Dale Earnhardt added to his collection of trophies and awards Valentine's Day during Monday night's ESPY Awards ceremony held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The seven-time NASCAR champion, was attending his...

Thu 20 Jul 2000
BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: PPI Motorsports combines operations

BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: PPI Motorsports combines operations

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (July 19, 2000) - PPI Motorsports (PPIM) announced today it will operate its NASCAR and CART programs from its Hickory, N.C., location beginning next season. The Hickory facility, which was established in late 1999 to...

Earnhardt Jr. to threow out first pitch

Earnhardt Jr. to threow out first pitch

Watkins Glen, NY (July 19, 2000) - Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the No. 8 Budweiser Chevrolet in NASCAR's Winston Cup Series, will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the start of the July 25th Rochester Red Wings game at ...

Mon 10 Jul 2000
Tony Stewart's thoughts on New Hampshire and Kenny Irwin

Tony Stewart's thoughts on New Hampshire and Kenny Irwin

TONY STEWART, NO. 20 HOME DEPOT PONTIAC GRAND PRIX: (INITIIAL THOUGHTS) "I couldn't be happier. The rain got us into a tough predicament today. We were going to have to come in and pit. The reason for that was that we didn't pit the lasts...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Earnhardt Jr. makes 'sexiest men' issue of People

Earnhardt Jr. makes 'sexiest men' issue of People

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the Budweiser Chevrolet on the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit, will appear in this week's special "Sexy Men" double-issue of People Magazine that hits newsstands Friday. While Brad Pitt is the chosen cover boy as the...

Thu 06 Jan 2000
Michael Holigan Sponsors Car Driven By Jerry Nadeau

Michael Holigan Sponsors Car Driven By Jerry Nadeau

Michael Holigan: 'NASCAR Is the Best Way to Build Brand Awareness' DALLAS (Jan. 6, 2000) - President Michael Holigan believes the newest tool in the companies' marketing arsenal-sponsoring the No. 25 Michael Holigan Chevrolet NASCAR ...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
BUSCH: Dodge to sponsor races, pace cars

BUSCH: Dodge to sponsor races, pace cars

DARLINGTON, S.C. (Nov. 29, 2000) Dodge is not only getting back into NASCAR racing with race cars, but also with pace cars. Starting in 2001, the Carolina Dodge Dealers will sponsor the spring NASCAR Winston Cup Series event at Darlington...

Thu 17 Feb 2000
Robby Gordon hits Daytona with a turtle, a woodpecker and the world's most powerful battery

Robby Gordon hits Daytona with a turtle, a woodpecker and the world's most powerful battery

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl., February 17, 2000 - Robby Gordon is back at the Daytona 500! Gordon will start Thursday's first Daytona Twin 125 qualifying race in his Duracell Ultra/Turtle Wax/Woody Woodpecker ...