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Wed 27 Nov 2002
Cook, Stewart team up for Irwindale Turkey Night

Cook, Stewart team up for Irwindale Turkey Night

Cook, Stewart looking to repeat Turkey Night title run. SAN GABRIEL VALLEY, CA (Nov. 25, 2002) - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Terry Cook will transition from driver's seat to the top of the pit box as crew chief for Winston Cup Champion...

BUSCH: Homestead-Miami to host 2003 finale

BUSCH: Homestead-Miami to host 2003 finale

Ford championship weekend returns to Homestead-Miami in 2003. NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck Series to again conclude seasons in Miami. MIAMI, FL (November 25, 2002)- For the second consecutive year, the NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch...

Tue 26 Nov 2002
Robby Gordon finishes third in Baja 1000

Robby Gordon finishes third in Baja 1000

WELCOME, N.C. (Nov. 22, 2002) -- Robby Gordon drove to a third-place finish in the Trophy Truck class of the Baja 1000 late Thursday night after holding a 10-minute lead on the field earlier in the event. In a solo drive, Gordon completed the ...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
Todd Bodine recovering from back surgery

Todd Bodine recovering from back surgery

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 22, 2002) -- Todd Bodine has successfully undergone endothscopic back surgery to repair a ruptured (L5S1) disc that kept him from competing in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Dr.

BUSCH: Fin de temporada campeonatos en 2002

BUSCH: Fin de temporada campeonatos en 2002

El fin de semana de campeonato Ford Cierra la temporada de circuitos nacionales; Stewart y Bliss campeones se coronan en el Homestead-Miami Speedway. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (21 de noviembre, 2002) - NASCAR cerró la temporada 2002 con los tres ...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
Fittipaldi, Parker, Jr. test at Kentucky Speedway

Fittipaldi, Parker, Jr. test at Kentucky Speedway

Fittipaldi prepares for mixed 2003 stock car schedule, Parker, Jr. mulls racing future. SPARTA, KY. -- Fourteen-year open-wheel racing veteran Christian Fittipaldi continued his stock car education while Hank Parker, Jr., mulled his racing...

Daytona Shootout 2003 field finalized

Daytona Shootout 2003 field finalized

Budweiser Shootout field finalized; Kurt Busch final driver to qualify. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ¯ (Nov. 21, 2002) -- In the season's final Bud Pole qualifying session last Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 97 ...

Kurt Busch recognized as fourth quarter Driver of the Year

Kurt Busch recognized as fourth quarter Driver of the Year

Kurt Busch takes fourth quarter vote. Kurt Busch was overwhelmed, by the news of his DRIVER OF THE YEAR fourth quarter, about as much as he dominated the competition and the voting. "I am quite honored to be included in a group of such high-...

Sadler preps with new Yates team at Kentucky Speedway

Sadler preps with new Yates team at Kentucky Speedway

Sparta, Kentucky - Fresh off his seventh top-10 finish of the 2002 season at Miami-Homestead Raceway, Elliott Sadler became acquainted with his new Robert Yates Racing NASCAR Winston Cup Team during a two-day test at Kentucky Speedway. The ...

Earnhardt Jr - 2002

Earnhardt Jr - 2002 "In the Rearview Mirror"

Dale Earnhardt Jr. / Budweiser Winston Cup season review: In the Rearview Mirror. Dale Jr. Quotes /`2002 in Review "We didn't hit our goal, which was a top-five finish, but I don't think any of us will worry about that this off-season. We ...

WS: WM: Stewart returns to his roots

WS: WM: Stewart returns to his roots

Winston Cup Champ Stewart ready for Irwindale & Las Vegas. Newly-crowned NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Tony Stewart returns to his roots Thanksgiving week to compete in USAC National/Western Midget Car races and Western Sprint Car races in ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART's da Matta recognized as 2002 Driver of the Year

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART's da Matta recognized as 2002 Driver of the Year

Cristiano da Matta beats Tony Stewart in tie-breaker in voting for 2002 Driver of the Year. While Cristiano da Matta dominated the CART FedEx series, it took the only tie-breaker in DRIVER OF THE YEAR history to determine he beat Tony Stewart...

BUSCH: 2002 Season finale summary

BUSCH: 2002 Season finale summary

Ford Championship weekend caps season for National Tours; Stewart, Bliss crowned Champions at Homestead-Miami Speedway. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2002) -- NASCAR capped the 2002 season with all three national tours -- NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Thu 21 Nov 2002
Tony Stewart 2002 Winston Cup Champion

Tony Stewart 2002 Winston Cup Champion

Homestead is generally one of Tony Stewart's best tracks. After struggling all day long and running one lap down at one point, Stewart and his Joe Gibbs ...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
Busch wins Homestead, Stewart champion

Busch wins Homestead, Stewart champion

HOMESTEAD, FL. - Kurt Busch led the first ten laps and the last ten laps, bringing home his fourth win of the 2002 season in the ...

Fellows secures 2003 Sonoma Winston Cup ride

Fellows secures 2003 Sonoma Winston Cup ride

Fellows secures ride for NASCAR Winston Cup event at Sonoma Infineon Raceway in 2003. SONOMA, Calif. - Veteran road-racer Ron Fellows has signed a contract with Dale Earnhardt Inc. to compete in the Dodge/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Winston Cup event...

Baldwin Jr. named crew chief for No. 7 Ultra team

Baldwin Jr. named crew chief for No. 7 Ultra team

MOORESVILLE, NC (November 18, 2002) - Ultra Motorsports owner Jim Smith announced today Tommy Baldwin Jr. has been tabbed as the new crew chief of the No. 7 Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge for 2003. Baldwin replaces veteran crew chief Tony ...

Homestead: Tony Stewart race report

Homestead: Tony Stewart race report

Stewart crowned champion at Homestead. HOMESTEAD, Fla., (Nov. 17, 2002) - Typically, 18th place finishes don't sit too well with NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Tony Stewart. But Sunday's 18th place result in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami ...

Official final 2002 standings

Official final 2002 standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- -------------------- ---------- ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Tony Stewart 4800 36 3 15 21 $4,695,150 2. Mark Martin ...

Homestead: Jamie McMurray race report

Homestead: Jamie McMurray race report

McMurray finds restart costly in season finale at Homestead. MOORESVILLE, N.C., (November 18, 2002) --- Jamie McMurray found that restarts can be costly as he was penalized for jumping a restart early in the Ford 400 yesterday at the ...

Homestead: Jimmy Spencer race report

Homestead: Jimmy Spencer race report

Accident ends season early for Team Target. HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 18, 2002) - In the last race of the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series, driver Jimmy Spencer and Team Target found more of the tough luck they have had all year. Spencer, after...

Homestead: 2002 Champion's press conference, part I

Homestead: 2002 Champion's press conference, part I

Champion's press conference Part 1 of 2. TONY STEWART, NO. 20 HOME DEPOT PONTIAC GRAND PRIX: finished 18th, won first Winston Cup championship ON TODAY'S RACE BEING TOUGH: "To be honest, we never gave up. I honestly didn't know where we...

Homestead: 2002 Champion's press conference, part II

Homestead: 2002 Champion's press conference, part II

Champion's press conference Part 2 of 2. DO YOU NEED TO RELAX, HOW DO YOU RELAX AT THIS POINT AND CAN YOU RELAX? "Yes, we need to relax. I don't think any of us have a clue on what we're supposed to do to relax in this day and age. It's a ...

Homestead: Pontiac Racing race notes, quotes

Homestead: Pontiac Racing race notes, quotes

Stewart delivers 2002 Winston Cup title to Pontiac. * Pontiac Grand Prix driver Tony Stewart drove to an 18th place finish Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway and, in the process, captured the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship. * ...

Pontiac gets second title in three years

Pontiac gets second title in three years

HOMESTEAD, Fla., (Nov. 17, 2002) - As Pontiac Grand Prix driver Tony Stewart begins his reign as NASCAR's newest Winston Cup champion, Pontiac is savoring its fourth-ever title and second in the past three seasons. During the past four seasons,...

Mon 18 Nov 2002
Homestead official race results

Homestead official race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 1 97 Kurt Busch Ford 180 5 267 $297,100 ...

Sun 17 Nov 2002
Homestead: Dodge race quotes

Homestead: Dodge race quotes

JIMMY SPENCER (No. 41 Target Dodge Intrepid R/T) Accident, Finished 42nd "I got up to Joe, and I felt like I had him. I love my guys. I've had a tough year, and I think they did. I had a good car. I got up there to second, and I was catching Joe.

Homestead: Ford Winning team press conference

Homestead: Ford Winning team press conference

KURT BUSCH - No. 97 Rubbermaid Taurus - Finished 1st. "Wow, what a day, what a year, what a transition from that rookie year. These guys made that swap over the off-season and Jimmy Fennig's control of people, the way that he approaches races...

Homestead: Ford - Ryan Newman press conference

Homestead: Ford - Ryan Newman press conference

RYAN NEWMAN - No. 12 ALLTEL Taurus (Finished 6th) RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR PRESS CONFERENCE "I didn't know about the Raybestos Rookie of the Year deal, but that's cool. All season it's been a great season. Even when we struggled we struggled...

Homestead: Ford - Mark Martin press conference

Homestead: Ford - Mark Martin press conference

MARK MARTIN - No. 6 Viagra Taurus (Finished 4th) "I guess a couple of things I really want to say is I never really looked at this thing this year and allowed myself to think that I would win it and that's a good thing because I feel no letdown...

Homestead: Ford race notes, quotes

Homestead: Ford race notes, quotes

FORD CAPS STRONG 2002 SEASON * Ford had seven drivers finish in the top 10 in points this season, which is the most from one manufacturer in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series since 1980 when Chevrolet had eight. * Ford won three of the six major...

Homestead: Ford - Jeff Burton press conference

Homestead: Ford - Jeff Burton press conference

JEFF BURTON - No. 99 Citgo Taurus (Finished 3rd) ON THE SEASON. "I realized we weren't doing as well as we needed to do and we're gonna be a team that's about winning races and winning championships. That's what we're gonna be about. We...

Homestead: Kurt Busch, Stewart take titles

Homestead: Kurt Busch, Stewart take titles

Kurt Busch wins Ford 400; Tony Stewart takes championship. MIAMI, Fla., (Nov. 17, 2002) - Ford Championship Weekend wrapped up on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the crowning of Tony Stewart as the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series ...

Homestead: Chevy - Hendrick Motosports team quotes

Homestead: Chevy - Hendrick Motosports team quotes

Joe Nemechek took the runner-up spot at the final '02 NASCAR Winston Cup Series race in Homestead, FL; and his Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon and rookie Jimmie Johnson finished 5th & 8th, respectively. Year-end results net two drivers...

Newman named Rookie of the Year

Newman named Rookie of the Year

It was a hard fought, closely contested race for rookie of the year in 2002. Jimmie Johnson won three times and had twenty top-10 finishes. Johnson wound up fifth in championship points, but he will not be the Raybestos Rookie of the Year. Those...