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Sat 17 Feb 2001
Daytona Twin 125 results

Daytona Twin 125 results

Race one: Pos No St Driver Mak Lap ---------------------------------------- 1. 4 40 Sterling Marlin Dge 50 2. 26 25 Jerry Nadeau Chv 50 3. 14 3 Dale Earnhardt Che 50 4. 9 96 Andy Houston ...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In a move that launches a new direction for the company, the national sports marketing firm Disson Furst and Partners has been re-named Tailwind Sports and will now concentrate its business in two primary areas: cycling and ...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Dodge Daytona 500 over-the-wall pit crews

Dodge Daytona 500 over-the-wall pit crews

<pre> BILL ELLIOTT (No. 9 Dodge Dealers Dodge Intrepid R/T) Crew Chief: Mike Ford Rear Tire Carrier: Ryan Buscaglio Front Tire Carrier: Heath Cherry Spotter: Eddie D'Hondt Jackman: Mike Ford Gasman: Rodney...

Sat 21 Jul 2001
Dodge Then & Now - Cotton Owens

Dodge Then & Now - Cotton Owens

Cotton Owens Helped Put Dodge In the Stock Car Record Books LOUDON, N.H., July 18, 2001 - In the 1960s and 1970s, a lot of winning stock car drivers had one thing in common - a Cotton Owens-prepared Dodge. David Pearson, for example, first...

Thu 25 Oct 2001
Dodge Then & Now, Bobby Isaac

Dodge Then & Now, Bobby Isaac

Dodge: Then & Now Bobby Isaac Had Record-Setting Success with Dodge AVONDALE, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2001 - Bobby Isaac came from humble beginnings but before he died in 1977 he had reached the pinnacle of the racing world and set dozens of records...

Thu 03 May 2001
Mike Moore, crew chief, profile

Mike Moore, crew chief, profile

Mike Moore, Car Chief/ Jackman No. 29 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet Monte Carlo With today's technology of the World Wide Web, the Internet has become a key component for those looking to post their resumes or make a career change. At Richard...

Sat 11 Aug 2001
Watkins Glen Pit Terrace fans to meet drivers

Watkins Glen Pit Terrace fans to meet drivers

Gordon, Pruett And Blaney Set To Visit Pit Terrace Hospitality Watkins Glen, NY (August 8, 2001) - Watkins Glen International announced today that all pit terrace customers will be treated to an exclusive question and answer session with three...

Tue 27 Feb 2001
Richard Childress Racing press conference

Richard Childress Racing press conference

"Thank you all for coming. My name is David Hart. I'm the Director of Communications for Richard Childress Racing. I'd like to introduce Richard Childress, President and CEO of Richard Childress Racing." Richard Childress: "First off, I'd...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
Preston Root - more than a race fan

Preston Root - more than a race fan

Preston Root--More Than Just a Race Fan by Rich Romer - special to Motorsport.com DAYTONA BEACH--If you are a race fan, the chances are that you have heard the radio voice of Preston Root. Over the airwaves of Daytona Beach station WNDB, AM...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
Richard Brickhouse special feature

Richard Brickhouse special feature

Brickhouse, a 63-year-old farmer/truck driver from Rocky Point, N.C., raced full-time from 1968-70. He started his NASCAR career in a car that he bought from Richard Petty -- a '67 Plymouth that earned him a fourth-place finish in his first ...

Thu 08 Feb 2001
Scott Eggleston profile

Scott Eggleston profile

Entering only his fourth year as a NASCAR Winston Cup crew chief and first year with Dale Earnhardt Inc., 38-year-old Scott Eggleston is quite optimistic about the 2001 season. Do not let his quiet demeanor fool you. A self-proclaimed "common ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
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...

Thu 01 Mar 2001
Traci Hultzapple joins Cox Marketin Group

Traci Hultzapple joins Cox Marketin Group

CHARLOTTE, NC, (February 11, 2001) - Cox Marketing Group is proud to announce the hiring of Traci Hultzapple, former corporate motorsports producer for NASCAR Images, LLC. Hultzapple has been named CITGO account manager for CITGO SUPERGARD's...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
Earnhardt - True Value IROC statistics

Earnhardt - True Value IROC statistics

Dear Friends: For those of you collecting data regarding Dale Earnhardt, the following is a list of his IROC statistics. Dale Earnhardt True Value IROC Statistics Years Participated (*) indicates championship years. 1979, 84, 87, 88, 89,...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
Daytona Twin 125's starting line up

Daytona Twin 125's starting line up

First Twin 125 Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. 9 Bill Elliott Dge 49.029 ...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Dodge Then & Now 11-07-01

Dodge Then & Now 11-07-01

Dodge: Then & Now Sam McQuagg Used First Spoiler for Dodge Win HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 7, 2001 - For a driver with only one NASCAR Grand National Series win, Sam McQuagg had a lot of firsts in his career. He used the first spoiler in NASCAR Grand...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
Driver reaction to Dale Earnhardt's death

Driver reaction to Dale Earnhardt's death

Jeremy Mayfield, driver of the No. 12 Ford: "I don't know what to say. said Jeremy Mayfield, driver of the No. 12 Ford. "This is incredible, just incredible. I think everybody is just in shock right now. I didn't see much of what happened up there...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Homestead race report

Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Homestead race report

Bill Elliott Returns to Victory Circle Dale Jr. 15th For Second Week in a Row, Team Rebounds From Early Woes The last time Bill Elliott drove into a Winston Cup victory lane, it was behind the wheel of a Budweiser-sponsored car in September of...

Thu 04 Oct 2001
Melling Racing to field Levi Garrett Dodge

Melling Racing to field Levi Garrett Dodge

CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2001) Melling Racing's No. 92 Dodge will carry the familiar colors of Conwood Sales Company's Levi Garrett brand in the upcoming NASCAR Winston Cup Series races at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte (Oct. 7) and Talladega...

Sat 24 Feb 2001
Kevin White of Square D lends a helping hand

Kevin White of Square D lends a helping hand

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Feb. 21, 2001) - Kevin White, the tire specialist for the No. 55 Square D Racing pit crew, helped save a woman's life on his way home from the Daytona 500. The crew member stopped his car to help after an automobile accident ...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
IRL: Indianapolis Motor Speedway refurbishes grandstands

IRL: Indianapolis Motor Speedway refurbishes grandstands

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 - The Southwest Vista grandstand and sections 1-5 of the South Vista grandstand at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are being dismantled and rebuilt as part of the Speedway's normal offseason maintenance...

Thu 22 Feb 2001
Preliminary autopsy report on Dale Earnhardt

Preliminary autopsy report on Dale Earnhardt

By Motorsport.com staff DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- According to a preliminary autopsy report released Monday evening, Dale Earnhardt suffered blunt force trauma to the head and neck. The 49 year old driver died from a severe fracture to the base...

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,...

Thu 06 Sep 2001
BUSCH: Curtis Markham serves many roles

BUSCH: Curtis Markham serves many roles

CHARLOTTE, NC --- Every major league baseball team has that one utility player they can call on to fill many roles, pinch-hitter, replacement starter, pinch runner, etc. At Joe Gibbs Racing, they have their own utility man that can be called on...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
Valvoline Vice President Jim Rocco on company's ownership

Valvoline Vice President Jim Rocco on company's ownership

Jim Rocco, Senior Vice President Valvoline Company, spoke Wednesday at a Valvoline breakfast held as part of the UAW-GM Media tour in Charlotte. The following is Rocco's response to questions raised by Valvoline's decision in 2001 to not only ...

Tue 29 May 2001
NASCAR says

NASCAR says "No" to Humpy Bumper

by Thomas Chemris - Motorsport.com NASCAR officials stated that at this time they have no interest in exploring the use of the Humpy Bumper, a crushable bumper concept introduced on May 16th by Lowes Motor Speedway President Humpy...

Thu 22 Feb 2001
Michael and Buffy Waltrip - letter to Fans and NASCAR community

Michael and Buffy Waltrip - letter to Fans and NASCAR community

Dear Race Fans and our friends in the NASCAR community: Words will never be able to describe how we feel about the death of our friend Dale Earnhardt, but the love and affection from the entire racing community has been overwhelming and ...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
Dodge Then & Now

Dodge Then & Now

Dodge Daytona Development Team Has Reunion With Record-Setting Car TALLADEGA, Ala., Oct. 17, 2001 - A special hole in the dash for instrument wires. Bits of foam insulation from underneath. Peeling paint that revealed a previous coat of ...

Tue 03 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Kentucky Speedway and Tide to honor Darrell Waltrip

BUSCH: Kentucky Speedway and Tide to honor Darrell Waltrip

SPARTA, KY - Kentucky Speedway and Tide, the flagship detergent of Cincinnati, OH based Procter & Gamble, celebrate the NASCAR accomplishments of NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip and honor him with a life size bronze statue and walkway at the ...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement regarding Dale Earnhardt

IRL: Eddie Cheever Jr. statement regarding Dale Earnhardt

Indianapolis, IN - Eddie Cheever Jr. statement regarding the death of Dale Earnhardt: "I have known only two individuals whose very presence transcended the fact that they were extraordinary racing drivers: Dale Earnhardt and Ayrton Senna. No...

Wed 04 Jul 2001
Dodge Charger never won at Daytona

Dodge Charger never won at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 3, 2001 - The Dodge Charger Daytona won its first NASCAR Grand National race at Talladega in September 1969. Before the season ended, the Daytona posted another win at Texas International Speedway. In the following...

Wed 04 Apr 2001
Tailwind Sports to develop partnerships for Team Taurus

Tailwind Sports to develop partnerships for Team Taurus

(Mooresville, NC) Tailwind Sports, a national sports marketing agency, has signed an agreement with Ford Division, the marketing and advertising department of Ford Motor Company, to develop "powerbrand" partnerships for the "Race Team Taurus ...

Wed 21 Feb 2001
Sterling Marlin interview transcript

Sterling Marlin interview transcript

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Highlights of Sterling Marlin teleconference from Dodge Motorsports. STERLING MARLIN (No. 40 Coors Light Dodge Intrepid R/T) "I'd like to thank Michael Waltrip for his words during the NASCAR press...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
Dick Johnson profile and stats

Dick Johnson profile and stats

DICK JOHNSON ­ PROFILE While he is now retired from driving, Dick Johnson has no intention of stepping away from the sport that has made him a major national sporting personality and one of the most successful racing drivers in ...

Thu 12 Jul 2001
Pedro Rodr?guez statistics

Pedro Rodr?guez statistics

<pre> Highlights Statistics: Pedro Rodríguez Year Race & Track Type Car Result Comments 1949 National Youth Champ Cycling 1954 National Champ Motorcycles125cc 1957 LA Times GP...

Thu 17 May 2001
History of

History of "Green" in NASCAR

It isn't Easy Being Green; a Partial History of Green Race Cars in The Nascar Winston Cup Series, Including Dave Blaney'S New ...