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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 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 ...

BUSCH: Age limitations for 2002

BUSCH: Age limitations for 2002

NASCAR has changed the rule regarding teenagers in racing. The existing age limitation already in place for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series will now be mandated for three other series under NASCAR sanction. All drivers, crew and other participants...

BUSCH: NASCAR announces rule changes for 2002

BUSCH: NASCAR announces rule changes for 2002

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced a series of rule changes for the 2002 season, many of which personify the sanctioning body's longstanding commitment to safety. Beginning in 2002,...

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...

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...

BUSCH: Harvick reflects on year of triumph

BUSCH: Harvick reflects on year of triumph

By Thomas Chemris - Motorsport.com Newly Crowned Busch Grand National Series Champion, and Winston Cup Rookie Of The Year, Kevin Harvick has accomplished more in the last twenty months than most professional drivers will in a career. In the...

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 ...

BUSCH: Ron Hornaday faces an uncertain future

BUSCH: Ron Hornaday faces an uncertain future

The two-time Craftsman Truck series champion, Ron Hornaday commented about his 2001 season in Winston Cup and his uncertainty on his future after A.J. Foyt Racing released him from the No. 14 Cup car. Hornaday's success began in the NASCAR ...

BUSCH: ST Motorsports signs Compton for 2002 season

BUSCH: ST Motorsports signs Compton for 2002 season

LOCUST, N.C. - ST Motorsports owner Tad Geschickter announced on Wednesday that Stacy Compton will be in the No. 59 Kingsford/Johnsonville Chevrolet when Busch Series racing resumes at Daytona in February. Compton, 34, spent the last two race...

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...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Compton signs with Busch team

BUSCH: Compton signs with Busch team

For the 2002 season, Stacy Compton, 34, signed with ST Motorsports in the Busch series. At the 2001 season finale, Compton drove the No. 59 Monte Carlo for ST Motorsports at Homestead-Miami. "I'm excited about joining ST Motorsports and having...

BUSCH: Lyndon Amick with Carroll Racing for 2002

BUSCH: Lyndon Amick with Carroll Racing for 2002

DENVER, N.C. -- One more chapter of the Silly Season saga has been closed with the announcement that Lyndon Amick is returning to the Busch Series. Lyndon Amick Amick, who had six starts in 2001, will be taking over driving duties for the No. 26...

BUSCH: Bobby Hamilton, Jr to drive for Rensi in 2002

BUSCH: Bobby Hamilton, Jr to drive for Rensi in 2002

(Mooresville, NC) -- Ed and Sam Rensi, co-owners of Team Rensi Motorsports, announced today that Bobby Hamilton Jr. will take over the driver's seat of the No. 25 Team Marines Racing machine for the 2002 NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National...

Wed 05 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Casey Mears ready to start rookie season at Daytona

BUSCH: Casey Mears ready to start rookie season at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 30, 2001) -- When Casey Mears arrives at Daytona International Speedway for Speedweeks 2002, it won't be for a test. Last year, Mears, the son of off-road racer Roger Mears and nephew of four-time Indianapolis 500 ...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Kerry Earnhardt signs with newly formed FitzBradshaw Racing

BUSCH: Kerry Earnhardt signs with newly formed FitzBradshaw Racing

In New York today, Terry Bradshaw and Armando Fitz announced the formation of a new team in the Busch series -- FitzBradshaw Racing. They also signed Kerry Earnhardt as the driver. Armando Fitz was the sole owner of the No. 11 Chevrolet ...

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 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...

Tue 20 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Johnny Sauter gets Childress ride for 2002

BUSCH: Johnny Sauter gets Childress ride for 2002

HAMPTON, Ga. -- Johnny Sauter will compete in the entire 2002 NASCAR Busch Series schedule in Richard Childress Racing's No. 2 ACDelco Chevrolet Monte Carlo instead of splitting driving chores with 2001 champion Kevin Harvick. The original plan...

BUSCH: Homestead hosts 2002 finale

BUSCH: Homestead hosts 2002 finale

Homestead-Miami To Host 2002 Nascar Championship Weekend Winston Cup and Busch Finales, November 15-17, 2002, at Homestead-Miami Speedway MIAMI, FL (September 11, 2001) - Homestead-Miami Speedway will host next season's NASCAR Winston Cup and ...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Purvis named as Brewco driver for 2002

BUSCH: Purvis named as Brewco driver for 2002

Central City, KY (November 13, 2001) ... Clarence Brewer Jr., Owner, and Todd Wilkerson, President and General Manager of Brewco Motorsports, Inc. announced today that Jeff Purvis has been signed to drive the ...

BUSCH: Official 2001 final standings

BUSCH: Official 2001 final standings

<pre> Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings --------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Kevin Harvick 4813 33 5 20 24 $919,167 2. Jeff Green ...

BUSCH: Homestead official results

BUSCH: Homestead official results

<pre> Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status 1. 20 87 Joe Nemechek Chv 180 5 200 $74,575 Running 2. 10 98 Elton Sawyer Frd 175 5 200 $73,720...

BUSCH: Tim Sauter Homestead race report

BUSCH: Tim Sauter Homestead race report

HOMESTEAD, FL (November 10, 2001) - Tim Sauter and the No. 19 AP Performance Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo were able to overcome an engine-related problem in preparation for the GNC Live Well 300. A second engine mishap, this one in the race,...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Fittipaldi de grande satisfa??o e frustra??o em Homestead

BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Fittipaldi de grande satisfa??o e frustra??o em Homestead

"É A Forma Mais Pura De Correr", Diz Christian Sobre a Nascar (Miami, Flórida) Christian Fittipaldi já correu na Fórmula Um e na CART. Porém, ele faz questão de chamar a NASCAR Busch Series de "corrida pura". Nesse sábado, em Homestead,...

BUSCH: Nemechek posts third career win at Homestead

BUSCH: Nemechek posts third career win at Homestead

Nemechek Posts Third Career Busch Series Win In GNC Live Well 300 At Miami Harvick Celebrates Busch Series championship MIAMI (Nov. 10, 2001) -- Joe Nemechek, a native of Lakeland, Fla., played the right pit strategy and captured his third...

BUSCH: Elton Sawyer Homestead race press conference

BUSCH: Elton Sawyer Homestead race press conference

ELTON SAWYER PRESS CONFERENCE TALK ABOUT YOUR PIT STRATEGY AT THE END. "First of all, we had a really good car all day. In all honesty, we had a second-place car. The 2 car, wow, he was in a different zip code. I caught him in traffic a ...

BUSCH: Greg Biffle Homestead race press conference

BUSCH: Greg Biffle Homestead race press conference

GREG BIFFLE TALK ABOUT YOUR RACE FROM LAST PIT STOP ON. "I think that we should have stopped, maybe a little bit earlier, but the driver's always got a better idea than the crew chief does. Randy did a great job today and the guys did a great...

BUSCH: Ford Racing Homestead race notes

BUSCH: Ford Racing Homestead race notes

November 10, 2001 Homestead-Miami Speedway ELTON SAWYER-98-Univ. of Miami/Starter Ford Taurus (Finished 2nd) DID THE CAR CHANGE WITH THE LAST SET OF TIRES? "Well, we actually had a second-place car anyway. Kevin was just checked out. In...

BUSCH: Christian Fittipaldi resultado em Homestead

BUSCH: Christian Fittipaldi resultado em Homestead

ACIDENTE TIRA CHRISTIAN FITTIPALDI DA DISPUTA EM MIAMI (Miami, Flórida) Um acidente na volta 120 tirou as chances de Christian Fittipaldi completar as 300 Milhas de Miami, prova válida pela última etapa da NASCAR Busch Series 2001. Foi a ...

BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick Homestead race notes

BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick Homestead race notes

HOMESTEAD, FL. (Nov. 10, 2001) - Ricky Hendrick, making only his third NASCAR Busch Series appearance, suffered an engine failure on the 58th-lap relegating him to a 39th-place finish in the GNC Live Well 300 at Miami-Homestead Speedway ...

BUSCH: Point standings after Homestead

BUSCH: Point standings after Homestead

Unofficial <pre> Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 1. Kevin Harvick 4813 33 5 20 24 2. Jeff Green 4689 33 4 16 26 3. Jason Keller 4637 ...

BUSCH: Homestead results

BUSCH: Homestead results

<pre> Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Status ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. 20 87 Joe Nemechek Chv 180 5 200 Running 2. 10 98 Elton Sawyer...

BUSCH: Homestead Happy Hour times

BUSCH: Homestead Happy Hour times

<pre> Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st 1. 10 Jeff Green Frd 36.167 149.307 2. 1 Jimmy Spencer Chv 36.534 0.367 0.367 147.808 1.499 ...

BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Casey Mears to drive in Busch series 2002

BUSCH: CHAMPCAR/CART: Casey Mears to drive in Busch series 2002

Motorsport.com -- Casey Mears switches from openwheel racing to stock cars in 2002. It was announced Friday, November 9th at Homestead that Mears, son of off-road and openwheel racer Roger Mears will drive for the Welliver-Jesel Motorsports in the...

BUSCH: Ford Racing Homestead qualifying notes and quotes

BUSCH: Ford Racing Homestead qualifying notes and quotes

JEFF BURTON-9-Gain Ford Taurus (Qualified 15th) THAT LAP PUT YOU ON THE TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD. "I don't think that that time will be fast enough to stay there. The track has lost a lot of grip since we ran this morning. The Cup cars ran, and...

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