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Fri 28 Dec 2001
January Daytona is next up

January Daytona is next up

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 4, 2001) -- The 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season officially came to a close last weekend with the banquet at the historic Waldorf-Astoria in New York and the celebration of Jeff Gordon's fourth Winston Cup ...

DuPont CEO named 2002 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

DuPont CEO named 2002 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 28, 2001) -- Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DuPont, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 44th annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 17 and give the command to start engines for the "Great ...

Silly season settles in Daytona

Silly season settles in Daytona

Silly Season Settles In Daytona For Speedweeks 2002 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 26, 2001) -- When watching all the Speedweeks 2002 activities from the grandstands of Daytona International Speedway, guests might want to keep their Daytona 500 ...

Gordon, Loomis hope for 2002 Daytona 500 win

Gordon, Loomis hope for 2002 Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 21, 2001) -- For Jeff Gordon and the No. 24 DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevrolet team, it's never too early to plan ahead. While the celebration of his fourth NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship is just getting ...

Daytona 2002 Budweiser Shootout preview

Daytona 2002 Budweiser Shootout preview

Standing Room Only In The Budweiser Shootout A record 23 drivers eligible for All-Star Race on Feb. 10 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 19, 2001) -- The 23rd annual Budweiser Shootout At Daytona is going to resemble a Gatorade 125-mile qualifier with...

Harvick testing at Daytona

Harvick testing at Daytona

Kevin Harvick Prepping For His First Daytona 500 Start In Two-Day Test at DIS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 12, 2001) -- As the racing off-season nears, Kevin Harvick isn't slowing down yet. Last weekend, Harvick, who has been pulling double duty...

Rockingham II Friday practice times

Rockingham II Friday practice times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st 1. 19 Casey Atwood Dge 23.848 153.522 2. 1 Kenny Wallace Chv 23.865 0.017 0.017 153.413 0.109 ...

Phoenix Happy Hour times

Phoenix Happy Hour times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 24 Jeff Gordon Chv 28.325 ...

Talladega II post race fines, penalties announced

Talladega II post race fines, penalties announced

Daytona Beach, Fla - NASCAR Officials announced numerous fines levied after the running of Sunday's EA Sports 500 at Talladega. Tony Eury, Sr., crew chief of the No. 8 Chevy received a $25,000 fine for a rule violation found during post-race ...

Earnhardt Jr's car fails post Talladega II inspection

Earnhardt Jr's car fails post Talladega II inspection

The winning car of Dale Earnhardt Jr. failed post-race inspection following Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway. The car was measured as being an eighth-inch under the required 51-inch minimum height from the roof of the car to the ground,...

Thu 27 Dec 2001
Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

Crawford enters Tony Stewart in Daytona 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 18, 2001) - Crawford Race Cars, a division of Crawford Composites, today announced that NASCAR Winston Cup Series standout Tony Stewart will join road racing veterans Jan Lammers and Johnny Mowlem as drivers of the 2002...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
Jimmie Johnson ready for 2002

Jimmie Johnson ready for 2002

Jimmie Johnson, the rookie sensation selected by Jeff Gordon and Rick Hendrick to drive the new No. 48 Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse Chevrolet Monte Carlo, is getting set for his inaugural season in NASCAR Winston Cup. The 26-year-old Southern...

Jeff Gordon to skip IROC in 2002

Jeff Gordon to skip IROC in 2002

HARRISBURG, N.C. - Jeff Gordon, 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup champion, will not participate in the 2002 IROC series. The four-time Winston Cup champion cited several factors in his decision. "It's definitely an honor to be recognized by IROC and ...

Wed 19 Dec 2001
Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

Gordon goes to Spain for Race of Champions

WELCOME, N.C. -- Fresh off his career-first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at New Hampshire International Speedway, Robby Gordon will take on a new challenge this weekend when he competes in the Race of Champions (ROC) in Gran Canaria,...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Donlavey Racing signs sponsor

Donlavey Racing signs sponsor

Donlavey Racing signs a partnership with C.F. Sauer Company, condiment manufacturer, for the No. 90 Ford Taurus for the 2002 season. In October of this season, Donlavey teamed up with driver Rick Mast to finish out the 2001 season starting with...

Dale Earnhardt Inc. Christmas schedule

Dale Earnhardt Inc. Christmas schedule

During the month of December, Dale Earnhardt Inc. will be a drop-off point both for Stocks, and for Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina serves 16 counties in North and South Carolina. In 2000, the Food...

Jeff Gordon - Daytona news

Jeff Gordon - Daytona news

Two-Time Daytona 500 Champion Gordon Not Ready To Slow Down DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 13, 2001) -- Last week, Jeff Gordon was jogging at a leisurely pace through the streets of Daytona Beach carrying the Olympic torch. Next month, Gordon will...

2001 Dodge Motorsports wrapup, 2002 outlook

2001 Dodge Motorsports wrapup, 2002 outlook

Dodge fishing for school of Marlin in 2002 Dodge returned to the NASCAR Winston Cup Circuit after a 16-year absence in 2001 and opened the season with a bang by capturing the front row for the 43rd annual Daytona 500 with Bill Elliott and Stacy...

BUSCH: NASCAR announces rule changes for 2002

BUSCH: NASCAR announces rule changes for 2002

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced a series of rule changes for the 2002 season, many of which personify the sanctioning body's longstanding commitment to safety. Beginning in 2002,...

Mon 17 Dec 2001
BUSCH: 2002 NASCAR rulebook safety changes

BUSCH: 2002 NASCAR rulebook safety changes

The 2002 NASCAR rulebook now requires that all crew who go over the wall must wear helmets. All crew members in the pit must wear fire-resistant suits. Fuelers are required to wear full-race helmets and flame resistant balaclava (head sock). In...

Sat 15 Dec 2001
Donlavey Racing loses sponsor

Donlavey Racing loses sponsor

Motorsport.com -- Hills Brothers coffee pulls sponsorship from Donlavey Racing. On the Saturday prior to raceday at Phoenix, the tema's sponsor informed Junie Donlavey that they wanted all their decals removed immediately. The surprised Donlavey...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Pressley signs with Hamilton's Craftsman Truck team

Pressley signs with Hamilton's Craftsman Truck team

Robert Pressley, released from Jasper Motorsports at the end of the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup season, has signed with Bobby Hamilton Racing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series for 2002. Pressley will drive the team's No. 18 Dodge. Pressley...

Terry Labonte's crew chief named

Terry Labonte's crew chief named

Veteran NASCAR mechanic Jim Long has been hired as the crew chief for the Hendrick Motorsports Terry Labonte program. His main task is to turn the team around after this year's dismal season. Long 44, was a crew member of the 1986 Gary Nelson led...

BUSCH: Harvick reflects on year of triumph

BUSCH: Harvick reflects on year of triumph

By Thomas Chemris - Motorsport.com Newly Crowned Busch Grand National Series Champion, and Winston Cup Rookie Of The Year, Kevin Harvick has accomplished more in the last twenty months than most professional drivers will in a career. In the...

BUSCH: Shawna Robinson signs with BAM Racing

BUSCH: Shawna Robinson signs with BAM Racing

Shawna Robinson has been climbing the ladder in stock cars and established a name for herself first in the NASCAR Busch series and then in the ARCA series. A major step was qualifying for a Winston Cup race. Robinson did just that at Michigan ...

BUSCH: Ron Hornaday faces an uncertain future

BUSCH: Ron Hornaday faces an uncertain future

The two-time Craftsman Truck series champion, Ron Hornaday commented about his 2001 season in Winston Cup and his uncertainty on his future after A.J. Foyt Racing released him from the No. 14 Cup car. Hornaday's success began in the NASCAR ...

Tue 11 Dec 2001
BUSCH: NASCAR madates new belt rule

BUSCH: NASCAR madates new belt rule

CONCORD, N.C. - NASCAR today ruled that the manufacturer's label on seatbelt restraints can no longer be located under the adjusting mechanism when the driver is buckled into the seat, and the seatbelt and shoulder harness are tightened. "If the...

Sat 08 Dec 2001
Yates Racing No. 88 crew chief change, Parrott promoted

Yates Racing No. 88 crew chief change, Parrott promoted

Robert Yates announced changes today at the team shops for the Winston Cup series. Dale Jarrett's crew chief, Todd Parrott will move to the position of team manager. Parrott has been with Jarrett since 1996 and during that time, the team has won...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Ricky Rudd recovering from back surgery

Ricky Rudd recovering from back surgery

Ricky Rudd is resting and recuperating at home following arthroscopic back surgery Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C. After the race at Atlanta last month where he was in visible discomfort, Rudd admitted that he had been plagued by pain during his ...

Sears Point opens ticket sales for 2002

Sears Point opens ticket sales for 2002

SONOMA, Calif. - Individual race tickets for NASCAR, NHRA and other 2002 events at the newly renovated Sears Point Raceway will go on sale Monday, Dec. 10. A variety of new seating options, including all-reserved advance tickets for the NASCAR ...

Leffler to pilot Team ASE Dodge Ram in 2002

Leffler to pilot Team ASE Dodge Ram in 2002

MOORESVILLE, NC (December 6, 2001) - Three-time United States Auto Club (USAC) Midget champion and former Winston Cup driver Jason Leffler has been named by Ultra Motorsports to pilot the No. 2 Team ASE/CARQUEST Dodge Ram in their quest for the...

Wilburn replaces Pemberton at Penske

Wilburn replaces Pemberton at Penske

Bill Wilburn (left) and Earl Barban (right) have been instrumental team members at Penske Racing South for 10 years. Both men pledge that Miller Lite Team Penske, with driver Rusty Wallace, will be a threat for the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Chip Ganassi Racing donates $2,550 to charity

Chip Ganassi Racing donates $2,550 to charity

Mooresville, N.C. (December 5, 2001) - Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Target Stores will donate $2,550 to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The fire suit Sterling Marlin wore during the Aug. 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series' ...

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