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Mon 09 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Casey Mears signs with Ganassi Racing Winston CupHeadline

BUSCH: Casey Mears signs with Ganassi Racing Winston Cup

MOORESVILLE, N.C., (December 5, 2002) --- Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that Casey Mears will drive the No. 41 Target Dodge in the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series with veteran Jimmy Elledge performing the crew chief...

Wed 17 Apr 2002
BUSCH: More fines for HarvickHeadline

BUSCH: More fines for Harvick

Kevin Harvick, driver of the Richard Childress Racing No. 29, better learn to control his temper. After sitting out Sunday's Virginia 500 at Martinsville, NASCAR followed up his punishment with a $35,000 fine and extended his probation until ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Fred Bickford resigns from DF2 Motorsports

BUSCH: Fred Bickford resigns from DF2 Motorsports

Fred Bickford has resigned as co-owner of DF2 Motorsports, the team announced on Saturday. Bickford sites family reasons for stepping down from the team. The news comes on the heels of the announcement of a partnership between the team and Winston...

Sun 21 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush injured in plane crashHeadline

BUSCH: Jack Roush injured in plane crash

Birmingham, AL - Jack Roush's private plane crashed late Friday into a lake near Troy, Alabama. Roush was airlifted to University Hospital in Birmingham. His condition is critical, but stable at this time. Roush owns the Winston cup teams of...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Blount moves with Braun Racing to Busch seriesHeadline

BUSCH: Blount moves with Braun Racing to Busch series

Mooresville, North Carolina (December 17, 2002) - Braun Racing announced today that it will field an entry in the 2003 NASCAR BGN Series with Rookie driver Chad Blount. Last week the team announced that they would field an entry for Steadman...

Sat 20 Jul 2002
BUSCH: Andy Kirby killed in accident

BUSCH: Andy Kirby killed in accident

Andy Kirby was killed Thursday night in a motorcyle accident in his hometown of White House, Tennessee. The driver of the Robinson Racing No. 77 Ford lost control of his 1985 Harley-Davison Motorcycle on Union Road while taking a...

Wed 04 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Atwood out at Evernham, may return to BuschHeadline

BUSCH: Atwood out at Evernham, may return to Busch

Ray Evernham appears to have fallen out of step with his earlier commitment. Numerous times this year he boasted, "Casey [Atwood] is the future of Evernham Motorsports." The future appears to have been rather brief. On Monday, December 2, Casey...

Mon 09 Sep 2002
BUSCH: Richmond II: Ashton Lewis race notes

BUSCH: Richmond II: Ashton Lewis race notes

Ashton Lewis, Jr. walks through wall of fire in wreck at Richmond. Richmond, VA (Sep. 6, 2002) -- Ashton Lewis, Jr., driver of the No. 46 Civil Air Patrol Chevrolet, suffered only minor burns to the fingertips on his left hand, after being ...

BUSCH: McMurray signs with GanassiHeadline

BUSCH: McMurray signs with Ganassi

Richmond, VA--Chip Ganassi Racing has signed Jamie McMurray to drive the Chevron Texaco Dodge beginning next season. Havoline will don the hood of the car as announced Saturday. McMurray's car number and crew chief are yet to be ...

Mon 22 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

Motorsport.com learned at 12:55 p.m. (EDT) from the University of Alabama Birmingham Trauma Center that Jack Roush has been upgraded to serious condition. Following is the statement issued this morning from Roush Racing. Geoff Smith, president...

Sun 05 May 2002
BUSCH: Jason Keller takes Richmond for third win of yearHeadline

BUSCH: Jason Keller takes Richmond for third win of year

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond International Raceway has always been one of Jason Keller's favorite tracks, but he had never finished higher than fifth on the .75-mile D-shaped oval. Keller's luck took a turn for the better this evening after he...

Mon 29 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush press conference

BUSCH: Jack Roush press conference

Jack Roush, car owner for Mark Martin, Jeff Burton, Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, held his first press conference since being injured in a plane crash last week in Troy, AL. He conducted the Q&A session via teleconference from the UAB Medical...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

Meijer signs five-year sponsorship agreement with Kentucky Speedway. Meijer becomes Title Sponsor of "The Meijer 300" NASCAR Busch Series event and "The Official Supercenter of Kentucky Speedway" SPARTA, KY. -- Kentucky Speedway, one of ...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
BUSCH: 2003 NASCAR Busch Series schedule

BUSCH: 2003 NASCAR Busch Series schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2002) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced Monday the 2003 schedule for the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division. The NASCAR Busch Series - the nation's No. 2 motorsports...

Fri 04 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Bobby's wife Stephanie Hamilton debuts at Riverview Speedway

BUSCH: Bobby's wife Stephanie Hamilton debuts at Riverview Speedway

Wife of NASCAR Busch Series driver, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. makes racing debut this weekend. Mooresville, NC (October 2, 2002) - Stephanie Hamilton, wife of NASCAR Busch Series driver, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. who drives the No. 25 Team Marines Ford ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

Jamie McMurray remembers his Go-Kart Christmases in Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2002) - Just like Christmas, go-karts come only once a year to Daytona International Speedway. Beginning the day after Christmas, Daytona International...

Wed 17 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Cabela's named title sponsor for Michigan Busch race

BUSCH: Cabela's named title sponsor for Michigan Busch race

Cabela's named title sponsor of NASCAR Busch race at MIS. BROOKLYN, Mich. - One of Michigan's biggest attractions for outdoor sportsmen and women and the state's biggest sporting facility are coming together in the fast-paced world of auto ...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
BUSCH: Las Vegas to honor military

BUSCH: Las Vegas to honor military

LVMS to honor military during NASCAR Weekend LAS VEGAS -- Military appreciation will be the overriding theme during the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400/Sam's Town 300 NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. An enlistment ceremony, the naming of a...

Mon 01 Jul 2002
BUSCH: Biffle wins scorcher at MilwaukeeHeadline

BUSCH: Biffle wins scorcher at Milwaukee

West Allis, WI-- In what was an overwhelmingly hot day for both crews and drivers, Greg Biffle and his Roush Racing No. 60 team outlasted the heat to win their second race of the season after dominating 168 laps. With the win, polesitter Biffle...

Fri 25 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Carbon monoxide poses new risks

BUSCH: Carbon monoxide poses new risks

Auto racing competition comes with its own set of risks. But new research proposes that the levels of heat and carbon monoxide present in cars during events, may be a greater risk than a high speed accident, and just as deadly. Timothy Ackland...

Wed 22 May 2002
BUSCH: Jeff Purvis in serious condition after accident

BUSCH: Jeff Purvis in serious condition after accident

Allentown, Pa--Injured Busch Series driver Jeff Purvis is still listed in serious but stable condition after a series of CT scans and MRIs on Monday. Purvis suffered a contusion to the base of his brain along with a fracture of the first and...

Wed 10 Apr 2002
BUSCH: AP Performance signs Bobby Bakeeff as Crew Chief

BUSCH: AP Performance signs Bobby Bakeeff as Crew Chief

Bakeeff new Crew Chief for Sauter, No. 19 AP Performance Racing Chevrolet. MOORESVILLE, NC (April 9, 2002) - Bobby Bakeeff has been named the new crew chief for Tim Sauter and the No. 19 AP Performance Chevrolet NASCAR Busch Series entry....

Mon 07 Jan 2002
BUSCH: Dana Landry joins BLV Motorsports Busch team

BUSCH: Dana Landry joins BLV Motorsports Busch team

Thomasville, N.C. - January 7, 2002 - Dana Landry has been named Director of Public Relations and Marketing for BLV Motorsports, located in Thomasville, N.C. Eric Giangiordano, Director, Business Development for BLV Motorsports made the ...

Thu 10 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Charlotte II: Hank Parker Jr. preview

BUSCH: Charlotte II: Hank Parker Jr. preview

Parker keeping busy during season's final stretch. CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 8) - While the race season may be winding down, NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) driver Hank Parker Jr. is not. Parker, who pilots the No. 36 GNC Live Well Dodge Intrepid in the...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Kasey Kahne signs with Akins MotorsportsHeadline

BUSCH: Kasey Kahne signs with Akins Motorsports

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Kasey Kahne, 22, will drive the No. 38 Great Clips Ford for Akins Motorsports in 2003. It will be his first full season in the NASCAR Busch Series. "I'm very excited about a full-time Busch Series ride," said Kahne. "It's a...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
BUSCH: Larry Foyt is Winston Cup bound

BUSCH: Larry Foyt is Winston Cup bound

Busch Series driver Larry Foyt is content with his 2002 season so far. After only 14 events, the driver of the AJ Foyt Racing No. 14 has two top-10 finishes and is 16th in points. After the entire 2001 season, he had zero top-10s and was 21st in...

Sat 07 Sep 2002
BUSCH: Derrike Cope in hard crash at Richmond

BUSCH: Derrike Cope in hard crash at Richmond

Derrike Cope, driver of the Robinson Racing No. 49 Ford, crashed hard in turn one at tonight's Busch series Funai 250 at the Richmond International Raceway. It appears that Cope's throttle stuck wide open as he entered turn one, the car ...

Wed 02 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Todd Bodine, Herzog Jackson part ways

BUSCH: Todd Bodine, Herzog Jackson part ways

Todd Bodine and Herzog Jackson Motorsports part ways. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 1, 2002) -- Herzog Jackson Motorsports announced today that driver Todd Bodine has left the No. 92 Excedrin QuickTabs NASCAR Busch Series team to concentrate on his...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
BUSCH: IRL: FMS: BNS: Nazareth opens ticket sales

BUSCH: IRL: FMS: BNS: Nazareth opens ticket sales

February 21,2002 (Nazareth, PA) - Race fans now have another way to purchase tickets for all of the 2002 events at Nazareth Speedway - the Internet. Speedway officials announced today that starting immediately, tickets can be purchased on the ...

Sat 05 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Charlotte II: Hank Parker Jr preview

BUSCH: Charlotte II: Hank Parker Jr preview

Just call him "Papa" Parker -Hank Parker Jr. gets an early birthday surprise- DENVER, N.C. (Oct. 4) - Driver Hank Parker Jr. is known for having one of the brightest smiles in the NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) garage. Even though he usually needs no...

Sun 07 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Ciclon Energy Drink patrocina a HRT Motorsports

BUSCH: Ciclon Energy Drink patrocina a HRT Motorsports

CiclÓn Energy Drink patrocina a HRT Motorsports y Roberto Guerrero en la serie NASCAR Busch. DALLAS, Texas -- 6 de abril, 2002 - CiclÓn International S.A., productor y distribuidor de la CICLÓN Energy Drink, anunció un acuerdo...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (December 9, 2002) -- Heritage Motorsports announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series driver Kevin Lepage will join the driver lineup for the Heritage Motorsports ...

Wed 22 May 2002
BUSCH: Officials announce penalty for Fred Wanke No. 25

BUSCH: Officials announce penalty for Fred Wanke No. 25

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 21, 2002) - NASCAR Officials announced that Fred Wanke, crew chief of the No. 25 Ford Taurus in the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division, received a $20,000 fine for a rule violation found during post-race...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
BUSCH: Mike's Hard Lemonade dever? chegar Fittipaldi

BUSCH: Mike's Hard Lemonade dever? chegar Fittipaldi

Mike's Hard Lemonade deverá chegar ao Brasil em março (Miami, EUA) Christian Fittipaldi decidiu participar de seis provas da NASCAR Busch Series na temporada 2002. Paralelamente ao campeonato da CART, onde o brasileiro defende a Newman Haas,...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
BUSCH: Harvick adds Daytona 24 hours to his resume

BUSCH: Harvick adds Daytona 24 hours to his resume

Kevin Harvick to Compete in 2002 Rolex 24 At Daytona WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Dec. 28, 2002) -- Kevin Harvick, the 2001 NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division champion and Winston Cup Rookie of the Year, announced today he will compete in the...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Christian Fittipaldi no Bate-Papo do UOL

BUSCH: Christian Fittipaldi no Bate-Papo do UOL

(São Paulo) O piloto brasileiro Christian Fittipaldi, equipe Petty da NASCAR, está no Brasil desde a última sexta e participa nesta quinta-feira, dia 05 de novembro, de um Bate-Papo Show no UOL -- Universo Online -- a partir das 20h00 direto do...