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Wed 03 Dec 2003
BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (Nov. 20, 2003) - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), winner of two NASCAR Winston Cup Series championships and 40 Winston Cup victories since its inception in 1992, solidified its future by signing United States Auto Club (USAC) standout...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 5Headline

Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 5

Part 5: Clinching the Cup Richmond II One year ago, Kenseth twice came back from being a lap down and went on to his fourth win of the season under the lights at Richmond. This year, Kenseth started 18th and was fighting a loose race car ...

Casey Mears to run in Race of Champions

Casey Mears to run in Race of Champions

Casey Mears to participate in Michelin Race of Champions Nations Cup. MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 24, 2003) ---Casey Mears will spend his Thanksgiving holiday weekend the same way he spent most of his year, racing. Mears, a member of "Team USA...

Wood Brothers move to North Carolina made official

Wood Brothers move to North Carolina made official

Eddie Wood: "Then all the stars lined up just right ..." Wood Brothers Racing announced today the team has found a building in Mooresville, and will begin moving out of the team's shop in Stuart, Virginia this coming Monday. The search for a...

Sat 29 Nov 2003
Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 3Headline

Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 3

Part 3: The quest continues. The Winston Matt Kenseth came to Charlotte for The Winston with a new car, a new paint scheme and thoughts of the new $1 million prize up for grabs in the annual all-star event. Matt Kenseth and Todd ...

Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 1Headline

Matt Kenseth: Race to the Championship, part 1

Matt Kenseth put together a pretty special season one year ago. He led the Winston Cup circuit with five wins. He finished a career-high eighth in the championship point standings and he also won his first pole. Matt Kenseth celebrates...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
RYR announces organization changes

RYR announces organization changes

RYR announces organization changes for upcoming NASCAR season Mike Ford, Barry Swift return; Eddie D'Hondt is General Manager MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 19, 2003) --- Robert Yates Racing announced today several changes to key personnel...

Atwood, Evernham part waysHeadline

Atwood, Evernham part ways

After an arduous two years with Evernham Motorsports, Casey Atwood and Ray Evernham have decided to end their relationship ."Casey is a good friend and a talented driver," said Ray Evernham. "We want what's best for him and his ...

BUSCH: USAC star Yeley gets the call to NASCARHeadline

BUSCH: USAC star Yeley gets the call to NASCAR

Joe Gibbs Racing has signed United States Auto Club (USAC) racer J.J. Yeley to a multi-year contract beginning in 2004. Gibbs, who has won two Winston Cup championships with Bobby Labonte and Tony Stewart since its inception in 1992, has long been...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
Beating around the Busch, chapter 28

Beating around the Busch, chapter 28

Beating around the Busch, chapter 28 - Phoenix By: Thomas Chemris Harvick and RCR extend relationship with Hershey Foods. 2001 series champion Kevin Harvick, who has scored a remarkable seventeen top ten finishes in the last seventeen...

Busch/Spencer incident, more spin than Bristol

Busch/Spencer incident, more spin than Bristol

Jimmy Spencer deserved suspension for hitting Kurt Busch in the now infamous post race conflict at the Michigan International Speedway. Before all the facts were out, the Roush Racing PR machine was in full motion. Support of criminal ...

Brickyard 400, ten years old, NASCAR'S biggest race

Brickyard 400, ten years old, NASCAR'S biggest race

It is almost considered sacrilege around the NASCAR garage to even imply that anything or any event could over shadow the prestige of the Daytona 500. "The Great American Race" has been around since 1959, and is truly one of the greatest...

Title sponsors leaving the sport

Title sponsors leaving the sport

Signaling a changing of the guard, indications that the financial resources to sponsor motor sport may have reached their limits, as many corporate partners are re-evaluating their investments. As the 2003 season gets under way many a major ...

Crew chiefs receive fines, as Zero Tolerance continues

Crew chiefs receive fines, as Zero Tolerance continues

With the competition fierce, and the rewards enormous, the temptation to explore the "gray area" for and advantage is common place in the high-stakes game of Winston Cup racing. The old adage, "it's only cheating if you get caught", may not be...

Benson returns to scene of first Winston Cup win

Benson returns to scene of first Winston Cup win

1995 Busch Grand National Champion Johnny Benson took the green flag two hundred and thirty two times in Winston Cup events until he was able to take his first Checkers. "I'd won in everything that I've raced, except for the Winston Cup Series....

Speedweeks a test of new garage policyHeadline

Speedweeks a test of new garage policy

Normally the phrase "Are you hot? Is reserved for some of the more seedy spots along Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach. Due to a change in NASCAR policy, it is now the buzz of the Winston Cup Garage area. The Budweiser Shootout at Daytona was the...

Spencer suing Ganassi Racing

Spencer suing Ganassi Racing

Jimmy Spencer never forgets. The indelible memory of the Berwick, PA driver seems to recall that he still had a year left on his contract when team owner Chip Ganassi decided that he no longer wanted his services at the end of 2002. Spencer, who...

Roush Engine problem continues

Roush Engine problem continues

The Buzz around the Winston Cup garage is the recent failures of several engines related to the Jack Roush stable. Mark Martin found himself going home early two weeks in a row as he grenaded engines at both Las Vegas and Atlanta. Finishing ...

Kenseth promotes driver safety

Kenseth promotes driver safety

Safety has become a major focus on the tracks of the NASCAR circuit. Current Winston Cup points leader Matt Kenseth is doing his part to promote safety off the track. Kenseth has teamed up with Smirnoff Ice to begin a series of public service ...

Gibbs and White to form development program

Gibbs and White to form development program

Joe Gibbs announced that he has teamed with former National Football League star Reggie White to form a late model development program that will attempt to showcase minority drivers. Gibbs, who found a second career in racing after he left the...

Chain of reaction: Driver swapping

Chain of reaction: Driver swapping

The sudden departure of Jeff Green from Richard Childress Racing set off a chain of events that has dominated the news in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. On the surface, Greens abrupt firing seemed to be a knee jerk reaction to post crash ...

Pocono shows solution for fan congestion

Pocono shows solution for fan congestion

Fan access to the sports heroes has been a long-standing tradition in NASCAR. However, as the sport's popularity has grown, so have the inherent problems associated with such access. NASCAR garages at every venue had become inundated with fans...