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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 ...

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 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 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...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Daytona 500 starting line up

Daytona 500 starting line up

Pos No Driver Mak Time Speed ------------------------------------------------------- 1. 9 Bill Elliott Dod 49.029 183.565 2. 92 Stacy Compton Dod 49.266 182.682 3. 40 Sterling Marlin...

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...

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 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 ...

Fri 28 Dec 2001
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,...

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
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...

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 ...

Sun 20 May 2001
Al Shuford profile

Al Shuford profile

CONCORD, N.C., (May 18, 2001) - There are fast cars at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway for Tony Stewart to drive, and there are well-qualified crew members at both venues to tune those fast cars. But how does a driver, ...

Fri 02 Nov 2001
Rockingham II Pit Crew Championship Jeff Chandler quotes

Rockingham II Pit Crew Championship Jeff Chandler quotes

Chandler Reflects on Career as Final Pit Crew Competition Arrives at Rockingham DETROIT, Oct. 31, 2001 - For most Pontiac pit crew members, the last four races of the 2001 season simply mark the final month of their duties for this year. For...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
BUSCH:

BUSCH: "Chevy Thunder In The

Relations" <PRelatio@texasmotorspeedway.com> Stockyards" fan fest FORT WORTH-DALLAS (March 13, 2001) - The historic Fort Worth Stockyards will roar to life Friday and Saturday, March 30-31 as Chevy Thunder in the Stockyards returns with...

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 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,...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
Lingerfelt returns to Daytona one year later

Lingerfelt returns to Daytona one year later

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Feb. 16, 2001) - Seven months and 14 days. That's how long Mike Lingerfelt was sidelined from his tire changing duties on The Home Depot Pontiac after a pit road accident in last year's Daytona 500 at Daytona...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
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' ...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
Dave Marcis wins Buddy Schuman Award

Dave Marcis wins Buddy Schuman Award

Dave Marcis was awarded the Buddy Schuman for NASCAR Excellence on Thursday, November 20, in New York City. The award, sponsored by Champion Spark Plugs, honors a significant life time contribution to NASCAR racing. "I'm very familiar with the...

Fri 18 May 2001
Dale Earnhardt Inc. defines corporate structure

Dale Earnhardt Inc. defines corporate structure

Mooresville, NC--- The company founded by seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Dale Earnhardt and his wife Teresa, today revealed its corporate structure, still aimed at long-term development of the company and its three NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
Dodge then and now at Talladega

Dodge then and now at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., (April 18, 2001) - The Dodge return to Talladega Superspeedway this week is sure to trigger flashbacks to 1969 and the early 1970s when a Dodge unlike any before it arrived on the scene to turn heads, win races and produce...

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 ...