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Sun 23 Nov 2003
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 13 Jun 2003
BUSCH: Roush parks No. 60 FordHeadline

BUSCH: Roush parks No. 60 Ford

CONCORD, NC - Geoff Smith, President of Roush Racing, formally announced that Roush Racing is parking the No. 60 OdoBan Ford of Stanton Barrett. Rumors swirled recently about Roush making a driver change for the Ford, but in the end sponsor...

Fri 23 May 2003
BUSCH: Media track time at Michigan International SpeedwayHeadline

BUSCH: Media track time at Michigan International Speedway

Imagine one's surprise when they received a special invitation to drive a specially prepared stockcar around a superspeedway. Motorsport.com was invited to Michigan International Speedway to partake in a special Media Day. . Photo by...

Wed 21 May 2003
BUSCH: Second wheel tether required at all tracks

BUSCH: Second wheel tether required at all tracks

Second tether requirement on front wheels expanded to all tracks on national series level. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2003) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) expanded its requirement of a second tether for the...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Sportscar driver Bingham enters NASCARHeadline

BUSCH: Sportscar driver Bingham enters NASCAR

Daytona Beach, FL- Christmas has come early for Grand-Am GTS Series Champion Chris Bingham. Bingham and Jay Robinson Racing join forces for the 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National season. Bingham, in Daytona testing for the upcoming ARCA 200, has...

Fri 08 Aug 2003
BUSCH: Riding the high banks of MISHeadline

BUSCH: Riding the high banks of MIS

The 35th season of racing at Michigan International Speedway is heading to a conclusion with next weekend's racing event, the NASCAR Busch and Winston Cup races, the 23rd stop of 2003 for both series. And what better way to start the beginning...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
BUSCH: Compton sets Kentucky Busch recordHeadline

BUSCH: Compton sets Kentucky Busch record

Sparta, KY - Stacy Compton established a new track record for the NASCAR Busch Series cars today at Kentucky Speedway, winning his first series pole with a time of 30.615 seconds (176.384 mph) around the 1.5-mile oval. Stacy ...

Sat 29 Mar 2003
BUSCH: Keller posts best lap for Texas poleHeadline

BUSCH: Keller posts best lap for Texas pole

JUSTIN, TX - Jason Keller posted a lap of 187.474 mph to take the Busch Series pole at Texas Motor Speedway. The ppc Racing driver led the Ford sweep of the top four qualifying positions. It is Keller's tenth career pole, and his first since last...

Fri 10 Jan 2003
BUSCH: AP Performance Racing ceases operationsHeadline

BUSCH: AP Performance Racing ceases operations

MOORESVILLE, NC (January 9, 2003) -- The state of the economy has taken its toll on the NASCAR Busch Series team AP Performance Racing. The Canadian-owned operation with driver Tim Sauter announced today they are ceasing operations effective ...

Wed 11 Jun 2003
BUSCH: Ashton Lewis Sr. everyday is Father's day

BUSCH: Ashton Lewis Sr. everyday is Father's day

For NASCAR Busch Series car owner Ashton Lewis, Sr., every day is Father's Day. (Concord, N.C. June 10, 2003) - For Father's Day this Sunday, NASCAR Busch Series driver Ashton Lewis Jr. and his brother, crew chief Charlie Lewis, would love...

Sat 10 May 2003
BUSCH: FMS: Nazareth's Bethlehem RaceFest

BUSCH: FMS: Nazareth's Bethlehem RaceFest

Racin' in the streets of Bethlehem Nazareth, PA (May 7, 2003) - The City of Bethlehem and Nazareth Speedway have joined forces to host the first ever Bethlehem RaceFest on Friday, May 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Bethlehem City Hall...

Tue 09 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Richmond II: Hmiel/Keller penalized

BUSCH: Richmond II: Hmiel/Keller penalized

Two Nascar Busch Series drivers, Crew Chiefs penalized for post-race incident at Richmond DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 8, 2003) -- Drivers Shane Hmiel and Jason Keller, along with their crew chiefs, received varying penalties for their involvement...

Mon 17 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Vickers earns his first championshipHeadline

BUSCH: Vickers earns his first championship

Darlington has been Brian Vickers' favorite track to race, but after Saturday at Homestead Miami Speedway things may change: it will forever be the site where Vickers won his first NASCAR Busch series title. Brian Vickers. Photo by...

Sun 05 Jan 2003
BUSCH: IPS: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: MIS celebrates 35 years of

BUSCH: IPS: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: MIS celebrates 35 years of

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Racing tradition and continuing innovation are two of the many benchmarks Michigan International Speedway can be proud of as the world-class facility celebrates it's 35th anniversary of racing in 2003. To kick-off the 35th year...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Daytona II: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Daytona II: Goodyear Racing preview

Goodyear Fast Facts, NASCAR at Daytona NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 17 - Pepsi 400 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 18 - Daytona 250 Daytona International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) -- Daytona Beach, Fla. Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway...

Fri 19 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Dover II: Jeff Green to drive No. 48

BUSCH: Dover II: Jeff Green to drive No. 48

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Innovative Motorsports, Inc. is releasing Shane Hmiel of his driving duties of the No. 48 NASCAR Busch Series Chevrolet Monte Carlo, effective immediately. As of today, Hmiel has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR ...

Thu 03 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Daytona II: Chase Montgomery preview

BUSCH: Daytona II: Chase Montgomery preview

Montgomery MotorSports Set For NASCAR Busch Series Debut at Daytona "Chase Montgomery Hungry for Second Top Ten of Busch Career" Mt. Juliet, TN (Monday, June 30th, 2003) - - NASCAR Busch Series rookie Chase Montgomery heads to Daytona ...

Sun 05 Oct 2003
BUSCH: Green wins thriller at KansasHeadline

BUSCH: Green wins thriller at Kansas

David Green jumped into the lead on the final green-flag lap of Mr. Goodcents 300 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday to claim victory in the race. The win moved Green into the Busch Series points lead, 21 ahead of Scott Riggs. David ...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Homestead: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Goodyear Racing preview

Goodyear Tire Notes NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 36 - Ford 400 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 34 - Ford 300 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series - Race No. 25 - Ford 200 Homestead-Miami Speedway Speedway (1.5-mile oval) - Homestead, Fla. Fast...

Wed 23 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Pikes Peak: David Green - NASCAR spotlight

BUSCH: Pikes Peak: David Green - NASCAR spotlight

1994 champion Green leading tight points battle DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 23, 2003) -- Terry Labonte proved it can be done. David Green believes it can still be done. Labonte, who won the 1984 NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Thu 16 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Bristol Motorsports signs Hermie Sadler

BUSCH: Bristol Motorsports signs Hermie Sadler

Hermie Sadler set to pilot Toys "R" Us Chevrolet in 2003 1993 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of The Year joins Team Bristol Motorsports. BRISTOL, VA -- Team Bristol Motorsports owner Rick Goodwin announced today that Emporia, VA native Hermie Sadler...

Fri 23 May 2003
BUSCH: FitzBradshaw Racing signs sponsor

BUSCH: FitzBradshaw Racing signs sponsor

The Navy and Casey Atwood set sail in the no. 82 car CHARLOTTE, NC--FitzBradshaw Racing, owned by NASCAR veteran Armando Fitz and Pro Football Hall of Fame member and Emmy winning broadcaster Terry Bradshaw, has secured a new primary sponsor for...

Fri 12 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Loudon preview

BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Loudon preview

NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 27 - Sylvania 300 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series - Race No. 18 - New Hampshire 200 New Hampshire International Speedway (1.058-mile oval) - Loudon, N.H. Fast Facts for September 12-14, 2003 Tire: Goodyear...

Thu 14 Aug 2003
BUSCH: Tony Stewart to drive No. 8 at Michigan

BUSCH: Tony Stewart to drive No. 8 at Michigan

Tony Stewart will be driving an orange and black Chevrolet this weekend, but it won't be his usual No. 20. Instead, the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion will be driving the No. 8 Chevrolet for Chance 2 Motorsports in the Busch Series race...

Fri 04 Apr 2003
BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Talladega preview

BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Talladega preview

Goodyear tire notes for Talladega. NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 8 - Aaron's 499 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 7 - Aaron's 312 IROC - Race. No. 2 Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) - Talladega, Ala. Tire: Goodyear Eagle ...

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...

Sat 12 Apr 2003
BUSCH: LaJoie breaks record, gets pole at NashvilleHeadline

BUSCH: LaJoie breaks record, gets pole at Nashville

Randy LaJoie put the No. 7 Kleenex Chevrolet on the pole for the Nashville NBS race. The two-time series champion also broke the track record with his lap of 163.324 mph. The record set by Shane Hmiel last year at 161.440 mph, was beat by sixteen...

Sat 20 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Hmiel suspended for drug use

BUSCH: Hmiel suspended for drug use

Busch Series driver Shane Hmiel has been suspended indefinitely after failing a drug test subsequent to the race at Richmond International Speedway. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing today announced that the move comes in ...

Thu 18 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Dover II: Goodyear tire fast facts

BUSCH: Dover II: Goodyear tire fast facts

NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 28 - Dover 400 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 27 - Stacker 200 Dover Downs International Speedway (1-mile oval) - Dover, Del. Fast Facts for September 19-20, 2003 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway ...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
BUSCH: Race Kentucky Motorsports to debut at Charlotte

BUSCH: Race Kentucky Motorsports to debut at Charlotte

LEXINGTON, KY (October 8, 2003) -- Race Kentucky Motorsports, the NASCAR Busch Series' newest team, unveiled its plans today in Lexington, Kentucky. The team will debut this coming weekend in the "Little Trees 300" at Lowe's Motor Speedway to ...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Pikes Peak: Jay Robinson Racing preview

BUSCH: Pikes Peak: Jay Robinson Racing preview

Jay Robinson Racing Press Release Charlotte, NC (Thursday, July 24th, 2003) - - Jay Robinson Racing, LLC heads to Pikes Peak this weekend in an effort to rebound from a disappointing weekend from the New England 200 at New Hampshire International...

Sat 30 Aug 2003
BUSCH: Harvick on Busch pole at DarlingtonHeadline

BUSCH: Harvick on Busch pole at Darlington

Kevin Harvick, the pilot of the No. 21 RCR Chevrolet, claimed the pole for Saturday's Busch event at Darlington Raceway. This marks Harvick's fourth pole this season, and 15th series career up-front start. Kevin Harvick. Photo by Tony...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Tracks embrace soft wall technology

BUSCH: Tracks embrace soft wall technology

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Safety in NASCAR has long been an issue volleyed about the experts. After the institution of mandatory head and neck restraints in September of 2001, the focus on safety turned to a new soft wall technology developed by a...

Fri 19 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Shane Hmiel draws indefinite suspension

BUSCH: Shane Hmiel draws indefinite suspension

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2003) -- Officials of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing have suspended driver Shane Hmiel indefinitely pursuant to sections 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; and 12-4-E: ...

Thu 30 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Baker Racing add Trus Joist for Daytona

BUSCH: Baker Racing add Trus Joist for Daytona

Trus Joist joins Baker Racing, Brad Baker for Koolerz 300 at Daytona. January 29th 2003 (Nashville, TN) - - Brad Baker is heading to Daytona in February with more momentum than ever before to capture his first NASCAR Busch Series Victory with...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Homestead ready for season finales

BUSCH: Homestead ready for season finales

New Variable Banking System- Ford Championship Weekend has arrive, along with the debut of the newly reconfigured 20-degree racing surface. The NEW Homestead-Miami Speedway track reconfiguration project, estimated to cost in excess of $10...