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Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In a move that launches a new direction for the company, the national sports marketing firm Disson Furst and Partners has been re-named Tailwind Sports and will now concentrate its business in two primary areas: cycling and ...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

(Mooresville, NC) Harold Holly, crew chief on the No. 10 Nestlé® Nesquik Ford Taurus, was born and raised in Pell City, Alabama, only a few miles west of Talladega Superspeedway. Holly's introduction to racing came from his father, who took him...

Wed 25 Jul 2001
BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

(Mooresville, NC) Scott Riggs, current points leader on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, has signed on as the new driver for ppc Racing and the No. 10 Nestlé Nesquik Ford Taurus for the 2002-2003 NASCAR Busch Series seasons. The driver's seat...

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...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
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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 ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Johnsonville Sausage links up with ST Motorsports

BUSCH: Johnsonville Sausage links up with ST Motorsports

LOCUST, N.C. (December 11, 2001) - Johnsonville Sausage has reached an agreement with ST Motorsports to become an associate sponsor of the No. 59 Kingsford Chevrolet driven by Stacy Compton for the 2002 and 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series...

Wed 03 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Herzog Motorsports signs Toby Porter

BUSCH: Herzog Motorsports signs Toby Porter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Herzog Motorsports, which fields the No. 92 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in the NASCAR Busch Series and the No. 22 and No. 44 cars in the ASA Series, has signed Greenville, S.C. native Toby Porter to a multi-year agreement. Beginning...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Shawna Robinson signs with BAM Racing

BUSCH: Shawna Robinson signs with BAM Racing

Shawna Robinson has been climbing the ladder in stock cars and established a name for herself first in the NASCAR Busch series and then in the ARCA series. A major step was qualifying for a Winston Cup race. Robinson did just that at Michigan ...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
BUSCH: Pocono honors Adam Petty

BUSCH: Pocono honors Adam Petty

Pocono Honors Adam Petty By Thomas Chemris Pocono, Pa Pocono Raceway is paying tribute to the late Adam Petty by re-naming the Winston Cup garage area in his honor. Adam, the great grandson of Lee Petty, grandson, of Richard, and child ...

Tue 08 May 2001
BUSCH: Anheuser Busch announces new contingency program

BUSCH: Anheuser Busch announces new contingency program

By Thomas Chemris - Motorsport.com Corporate giant Anheuser Busch has announced a new contingency program that benefits the crewmembers of NASCAR. Currently sponsoring the Busch Grand National Series, Dale Earnhardt JR, and several races, the...

Wed 24 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Jani-King sponsors Texas race

BUSCH: Jani-King sponsors Texas race

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Jan. 23, 2001) - Jani-King International, Inc., the world's largest commercial cleaning franchisor, will expand its sports marketing presence by sponsoring the March 31 Jani-King 300 NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division...

Tue 08 May 2001
BUSCH: Nesquik Racing crew member profile - Billy Parker

BUSCH: Nesquik Racing crew member profile - Billy Parker

(Mooresville, NC) Billy "Catfish" Parker, son of legendary fisherman, Hank Parker, Sr. and brother of NASCAR Busch Series competitor, Hank Parker, Jr. has taken a back seat to his driving career to serve an "apprenticeship" on the Nesquik Racing...

Thu 26 Jul 2001
BUSCH: WP Motorsports, Mike Swaim, Jr. Gateway report

BUSCH: WP Motorsports, Mike Swaim, Jr. Gateway report

Youngstown, OH (July 25, 2001) - WP Motorsports and Mike Swaim, Jr. entered the NASCAR Busch Grand National CarQuest Parts 250 with 3 goals in mind and they managed to achieve each one. WP Motorsports Vice President of Operations Chuck ...

Sat 21 Apr 2001
BUSCH: May to replace Nemenz as LVMS VP of Sales and Marketing

BUSCH: May to replace Nemenz as LVMS VP of Sales and Marketing

LAS VEGAS - Ricky May, a former minor league baseball team owner and motorsports marketing executive, has been named vice president of sales and marketing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. May succeeds Howard Nemenz, who came to LVMS in 1999 and has...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Sprague, Hendrick move up to Busch series 2002

BUSCH: Sprague, Hendrick move up to Busch series 2002

Sprague and Hendrick, NetZero and GMAC to join NASCAR Busch Series ranks in 2002 CONCORD, NC (December 14, 2001) - After storming their way through the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in 2001, Jack Sprague and Ricky Hendrick will advance to the ...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
BUSCH: Chris Hoiles news

BUSCH: Chris Hoiles news

SIMPSONVILLE, SC - September 14, 2001 - While NASCAR, Dover Downs and Major League Baseball have worked together to allow NASCAR Winston Cup fans to celebrate the career of Baltimore Oriole player, Cal Ripken next Sunday, there's also a Busch team...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
BUSCH: NASCAR mandates head and neck restraints

BUSCH: NASCAR mandates head and neck restraints

Motorsport.com DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In what turns out to be a major step toward safety, NASCAR announced today, October 17, that drivers in the three major series' will be required to use a head-and-neck restraint effective...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

POMONA, CA - RIS - For a third time, John Force has been named winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy as the Driver of the Year by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association. Force, a ten-time NHRA Funny Car Champion and ...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
BUSCH: Green to have new paint scheme at Dover

BUSCH: Green to have new paint scheme at Dover

Baking Up Something Special At Dover Jeff Green To Drive Nestlé Toll House Car At Dover NBS Event (Mooresville, NC) Jeff Green, driver of the No. 10 Nestlé Nesquik Ford Taurus and 2000 NASCAR Busch Series Champion, will not be driving ...

Tue 11 Dec 2001
BUSCH: NASCAR madates new belt rule

BUSCH: NASCAR madates new belt rule

CONCORD, N.C. - NASCAR today ruled that the manufacturer's label on seatbelt restraints can no longer be located under the adjusting mechanism when the driver is buckled into the seat, and the seatbelt and shoulder harness are tightened. "If the...

Mon 09 Jul 2001
BUSCH: New Jersey's Jesel Valvetrain to start team

BUSCH: New Jersey's Jesel Valvetrain to start team

New Jersey's Jesel Valvetrain to start BGN team By Thomas Chemris Lakewood, New Jersey During the last ten years, Jesel Innovative Valvetrain has quietly began to dominate the high performance engine parts market in the world of NASCAR. So...

Tue 03 Jul 2001
BUSCH: Team Rent-A-Wreck Milwaukee race recap

BUSCH: Team Rent-A-Wreck Milwaukee race recap

Team Rent-A-Wreck Gains Valuable Experience at Milwaukee, Finishes 28th West Allis, WI (July 1, 2001) - Robby Faggart and the ...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Michael Kranefus Racing shuts down Busch team

BUSCH: Michael Kranefus Racing shuts down Busch team

Motorsport.com -- Another team loses sponsor and has to shut it's doors. Loss of sponsor forces MK Racing to withdraw from the 2002 Busch series. The team, the ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick inks associate sponsor

BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick inks associate sponsor

RALEIGH, NC (Dec. 14, 2001) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts has joined Hendrick Motorsports as the official auto parts supplier and as a major associate sponsor for the 2002 season of Ricky Hendrick and his GMAC Financial Services / CARQUEST Auto Parts ...

Tue 03 Jul 2001
BUSCH: Kenny Wallace puts Eel River behind, looks ahead to Busch Series

BUSCH: Kenny Wallace puts Eel River behind, looks ahead to Busch Series

By Thomas Chemris Milwaukee Wisconsin Kenny Wallace announced earlier this week that he and Eel River Racing have parted ways. Wallace and the team had begun their 2001 Winston Cup campaign sponsor less, struggling for most of the season, ...

Mon 17 Dec 2001
BUSCH: 2002 NASCAR rulebook safety changes

BUSCH: 2002 NASCAR rulebook safety changes

The 2002 NASCAR rulebook now requires that all crew who go over the wall must wear helmets. All crew members in the pit must wear fire-resistant suits. Fuelers are required to wear full-race helmets and flame resistant balaclava (head sock). In...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Parker Jr's #36 to visit Daytona USA

BUSCH: Parker Jr's #36 to visit Daytona USA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 20, 2001) -- In between racing on ACCELERATION ALLEY and riding DAYTONA DREAM LAPS, guests at DAYTONA USA, the official motorsports attraction of NASCAR, can check out Hank Parker Jr.'s No. 36 GNC Live Well Chevrolet...

Fri 23 Mar 2001
BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Texas Motor Speedway gets a

BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Texas Motor Speedway gets a "new look"

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (March 20, 2001) - The Texas Motor Speedway infield has undergone a small "facelift" of sorts. Gone are the familiar red walls of Victory Lane, replaced with a new, Texas-style facade. The new walls in Victory Lane are dark...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports
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BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports

Skip Barber trained Dan Wheldon won the ninth round of the 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Championship, held at the Gateway International Circuit, St Louis, Missouri. The 23-year old rookie averaged a race record speed of 140.080 mph. This victory...

Thu 26 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Jeff Green/Nesquik Racing Fontana preview

BUSCH: Jeff Green/Nesquik Racing Fontana preview

Jeff Green Fast Facts California Speedway -- April 28, 2001 Jeff Green On California: Jeff Green, 2000 NASCAR Busch Series Champion and driver of the No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford Taurus, set the track record in qualifying in last year's Busch...

Thu 15 Mar 2001
Fri 19 Oct 2001
BUSCH: Ford Racing Head and Neck Restraint statement

BUSCH: Ford Racing Head and Neck Restraint statement

NASCAR announced earlier this afternoon that it was mandating the use of head and neck restraints in the NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Busch and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series beginning this weekend. John Valentine, chief engineer, Ford Racing...

Tue 26 Jun 2001
BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing considers move to one car

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing considers move to one car

CHARLOTTE, NC -- (June 25, 2001) -- After operating two successful NASCAR Busch Series teams throughout the first half of the 2001 season, Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that they may be forced to scale back to a one car operation until a second...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Tim Shutt, Crew Chief JGR interview

BUSCH: Tim Shutt, Crew Chief JGR interview

Joe Gibbs Racing Busch Series Crew Chief Reflects On 2001 Tim Shutt, records a strong rookie season as crew chief for Mike McLaughlin Take a brand new crew chief, a solid but unsponsored Busch Series team and add a veteran driver to the mix just...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Series best toasted in Beverly Hills

BUSCH: Series best toasted in Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 12, 2001) -- Jeff Green's yearlong totalitarian reign over the Busch Series officially came to a close Friday night, as the veteran driver was crowned champion at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Green, who won...