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Thu 31 Jul 1997
Indianapolis record payout

Indianapolis record payout

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Brickyard 400 posts record $4.8 million The prize posting package for the fourth Brickyard 400 will be the largest in NASCAR Winston Cup history and will total more than ...

Sat 15 Nov 1997
Atlanta starting grid

Atlanta starting grid

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Starting Grid NAPA 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Race No. 32/November 15 Pos No Name Make Time Speed 1 7 ...

Wed 16 Apr 1997
BUSCH: TalladegaLoudon Friday news

BUSCH: TalladegaLoudon Friday news

NASCAR Fans E-mail List U.S. Cellular 200 short some competetors The rainout of the Winston 500 has forced a few Winston Cup drivers that were set to compete in the U.S. Cellular 200 in New Hampshire, in the Busch Series, to back out. Set...

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Race series attendance

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Race series attendance

By Goodyear Media Relations 1996 GOODYEAR RACING ATTENDANCE REPORT STATISTICS COMPILED BY THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY AKRON, OH - Auto racing attendance in North America continued its remarkable growth...

Thu 08 May 1997

" Bristol story update

NASCAR Fans E-mail List A story that we have been following closely has come to a sad end. Miss Food City 1997 Amanda Whited has lost her life as a result of an accident. >From the Tuesday, April 22, 1997 "Bluefield Daily Telegraph": (edited...

Chris Trickle shot

Chris Trickle shot

ESPN2 and the Nevada News have reported that NASCAR SouthWest Tour driver Chris Trickle is hospitalized in Las Vegas with a bullet lodged in his brain. He was shot while driving on a freeway over pass. Police are searching for a witness...

Twin 125 Qualifiers starting grids

Twin 125 Qualifiers starting grids

TENTATIVE STARTING LINEUP -- 1st GATORADE 125-MILE QUALIFIER Daytona International Speedway -- Thursday, Feb. 13, 1997 STR CAR DRIVER TEAM/CAR SPEED 1 31* Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevrolet ...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
Thu 08 May 1997
Pioneers at Lime Rock Park

Pioneers at Lime Rock Park

Lime Rock Park hosts NASCAR Pioneers at Busch North Finale When NASCAR's Busch North Grand National stock car division visits Lime Rock Park for the season finale on Saturday October 18 the series will crown a new race winner and the '97...

Thu 11 Dec 1997
MRN/Sears Diehard Fan OT Year

MRN/Sears Diehard Fan OT Year

YORK, PA - By Ellen Siska When Kim Hunter started following NASCAR racing more than ten years ago, she never dreamed that someday she would be introduced at a pre-race drivers' meeting. Or that she would wave the green flag to start a race. Or...

Fri 10 Oct 1997
Winston No Bull 5 replaces Winston Million

Winston No Bull 5 replaces Winston Million

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations NASCAR Online: Winston Million becomes Winston No Bull 5 TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 10, 1997) In tribute to NASCAR's 50th-anniversary celebration next year, the...

Thu 08 May 1997
Daytona Busch Clash note

Daytona Busch Clash note

DAYTONA 500 BUSCH POLE/BUSCH CLASH NOTE IN THE 19-YEAR history of the Busch Clash, 1997 marks the first time that neither front row qualifier for the Daytona 500 will be competing in the Busch Clash. In the 18 previous runnings of the...

Fri 03 Oct 1997
1998 driver/sponsor changes

1998 driver/sponsor changes

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online The times they are a changin' By NASCAR Online Staff About halfway through each NASCAR Winston Cup Series season, the sport goes through what has been called "silly ...

Thu 11 Dec 1997
News # 2 97-12-11

News # 2 97-12-11

NASCARFans E-Mail Newsletter ===== In another NASCAR-related mailing list, I read where someone was complaining about no one giving them the number of days left until Daytona. We aim to please here at NASCARFans, so: 59 days and counting 'til...

Tue 29 Jul 1997

"Brickyard Authentics" Will Open Second Store

For Immediate Release "BRICKYARD AUTHENTICS" WILL OPEN SECOND STORE WEDNESDAY AT INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT INDIANAPOLIS, July 29, 1997 =97 The second "Brickyard Authentics" store will open Wednesday at Indianapolis International ...

Thu 26 Jun 1997
Late Thursday news

Late Thursday news

NASCAR Fans E-mail List Jimmy Spencer speaks out about the Tobacco situation With the lawsuit that has been passed the government has basically said that the advertisement targets children. Here is what Jimmy Spencer has to say about that. ...

Tue 14 Oct 1997
News #s 97-1014

News #s 97-1014

NASCARFans E-Mail List What about Richard Noble and the Thrust SCC car, driven by Andy Green breaking the sound barrier (unofficially, without the 2nd run within an hour to back it up) on the ground? They went Mach 1.007, faster than 750 miles...

Thu 08 May 1997
Jeff Gordon's Condition

Jeff Gordon's Condition

NASCARFans E-Mail List ===== Two-time NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon had successful surgery Wednesday morning to remove a polyp from his vocal cords and was resting comfortably at home late in the afternoon, a...

News 97-11-25

News 97-11-25

NASCARFans E-Mail List The "Hat Man" has done his last dance in victory lane. Bill Brodrick, long-time publicity and public relations specialist for the racing division of Unocal 76 and P.R. counsel for that division, has been...

Thu 11 Dec 1997
Banquet Thoughts - UCAP

Banquet Thoughts - UCAP

YORK, PA - By Ellen Siska Kim Hunter and Vicki Glatfelter weren't the only Yorkers who had a blast attending the 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup banquet. I never would have dreamed that I would be part of the media contingent covering...

Sat 22 Nov 1997
Suzuka qualifying change

Suzuka qualifying change

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online Wet weather alters qualifying By NASCAR Online Staff SUZUKA CITY, Japan (Nov. 21, 1997) Windshield wipers are standard equipment on most stock cars, the ones you buy off the...

Sun 12 Oct 1997
Runoffs 97-JPMD #24:  GT5, S2, FP Prov Results

Runoffs 97-JPMD #24: GT5, S2, FP Prov Results

PROVISIONAL RESULTS FOR - RACE NUMBER - 16 - GT5 1 33 Jamie Houseman/Canada/ /NE/WNY 2 93 Kirk Olson/Lakewood/CO/RM/Colo 3 00 Jim Rauck/Grove City/OH/CE/OhV 4 44 Jack Baumgardner/Mansfield/OH/CE/NeOh 5 14 Andre...

Thu 08 May 1997
News 97-10-10

News 97-10-10

NASCARFans E-Mail List Here's an interesting UNCONFIRMED (by me, anyway) rumor: One of our readers has a brother who works for Ford Motor Company. Here's his quote: "...the other day he (our subscriber's brother) told me (the subscriber, not...

News 97-09-29

News 97-09-29

NASCARFans E-Mail List The NASCAR Winston Cup Series will run its last short-track race of the 1997 season -- it just won't happen until Monday. Rain at the track has forced NASCAR to postpone the Hanes 500 at Martinsville Speedway until 11 a.m.