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Fri 21 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Bobby Hamilton puts it all together at Chicagoland

BUSCH: Bobby Hamilton puts it all together at Chicagoland

Further demonstrating that the addition of champion crew chief Harold Holly has created the magic combination for Team Rensi, Bobby Hamilton Jr nearly lapped the field to take the checkers in the Tropicana Twister 300 at the Chigagoland...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 16

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 16

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Sixteen, Milwaukee Mile By: Thomas Chemris Busch driver Shane Hmiel will make his Winston Cup debut next week at the Daytona International Speedway. Driving for Petty enterprises, Hmiel will attempt to qualify...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 15

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 15

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Fourteen, Kentucky Superspeedway By: Thomas Chemris Hendrick Motorsports driver Kyle Busch, fresh off his stellar performance at Charlotte will spend his off time competing in the summer Legends Car league at...

BUSCH: Bobby Hamilton Jr takes Kentucky

BUSCH: Bobby Hamilton Jr takes Kentucky

Bobby Hamilton Jr was clearly class of the field as the NASCAR Busch series took to the Kentucky Speedway. Starting from the outside pole, Hamilton took the lead on the first lap and quickly began lapping cars. Before the halfway point, Hamilton...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 14

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 14

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Fourteen, Nashville Superspeedway By: Thomas Chemris Kudos to Paul Menard, who debuted in the series for Andy Petree Racing. Staring forty-third, and running his way up to the twelfth position. "Starting from...

BUSCH: Riggs dominates Nashville

BUSCH: Riggs dominates Nashville

Sophomore Scott Riggs took his ppc Racing Nesquick Ford to victory lane by dominating the Trace Atkins Chrome 300 at the Nashville Superspeedway. The win marked the second time the North Carolina native has won on the 1.33-mile concrete ...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 13

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 13

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Thirteen, Dover International Speedway By: Thomas Chemris NASCAR Busch series director Brian DeHart made it official, to level the playing field, all NBS teams will be required to be in inspection lines prior to...

BUSCH: Nemechek wins at Monster Mile

BUSCH: Nemechek wins at Monster Mile

Florida native Joe Nemechek found a new home in Victory Lane, as for the third time this season he Busch-whacked his way to a win, taking the checkers in the MBNA Armed Forces 200. Winning from the pole, the 1992 series champion stayed in hunt...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 12

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 12

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Twelve, Charlotte Lowe's Motor Speedway By: Thomas Chemris There is no joy in Mudville (or at least for Fitz/Bradshaw), as the mighty Casey stuck out at Charlotte. Former Evernham Motorsports driver Casey Atwood...

BUSCH: Kyle Busch impressive in debut

BUSCH: Kyle Busch impressive in debut

Winston cup Points leader Matt Kenseth "Busch-Whacked" his way to win the Carquest 300 at the Lowe's Motor Speedway. Kenseth's win can be considered a double Busch Whack, as not only did a Winston Cup regular take a win in the under series for the...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 11

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 11

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Eleven, Nazareth Speedway By: Thomas Chemris Braun Racing and Chad Blount have parted ways. Blount who has been in the car since Daytona was twenty-third in the series' points prior to the Nazareth race. The...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 10

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 10

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Ten, St. Louis Gateway By: Thomas Chemris Herzog-Jackson Motorsports has landed a six-race sponsorship deal for driver Todd Bodine. The team, prior to the Gateway event had run all but one race without the...

BUSCH: Riggs wins at Gateway

BUSCH: Riggs wins at Gateway

2002 Rookie of the year Scott Riggs was able to get his Mom an early Mother's Day gift by winning the Charter Pipeline 250 at the Gateway International Raceway. Riggs, who started eighth, found himself in the right place at the right time to...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 9

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 9

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Nine, Richmond By Thomas Chemris Todd Bodine, the points leader that almost wasn't. Jackson /Herzog motor sports, who fields the driver has been running the season without sponsorship support reached a critical...

BUSCH: Harvick wins crash-filled Richmond race

BUSCH: Harvick wins crash-filled Richmond race

Bakersfield, California, native Kevin Harvick was the last one left standing as he claimed victory in a crash-filled Hardees 250 at the Richmond International Raceway. Harvick, who started fifteenth, stayed out of trouble in a race marred by ...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 8

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 8

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Eight, Fontana By: Thomas Chemris Stanton Barrett spent his week off on the set of the Spiderman two. Barrett, a fifteen-year veteran stuntman is no stranger to action. "This is a good time for me to get away...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 7

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 7

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter seven, Nashville By: Thomas Chemris Steve Grissom returned to the NASCAR ranks as he got behind the wheel of DLP Racing entry at Nashville. Sponsored by football quarterback Doug Flutie, and his organization to...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 6

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 6

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter six, Talladega By: Thomas Chemris Teams came into Alabama after receiving a solid helping of Texas justice. Last weeks race winner Joe Nemechek and his NEMCO Motorsports team received stiff fines from NASCAR...

BUSCH: Earnhardt Jr finds victory lane

BUSCH: Earnhardt Jr finds victory lane

For the fourth time in five Busch races, Dale Earnhardt Jr finds victory lane. Running on fumes, Earnhardt and his S2 team gambled on fuel at the Talladega International Speedway to claim his second Busch win of the 2003 season. "As a driver,...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 5

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 5

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter five, Texas By: Thomas Chemris NASCAR continues to crack down on "gray area" parts, as Joe Nemechek's race winning Chevy was found to have a spacing problem with the coils of the left front spring. NASCAR ...

BUSCH: Nemechek left standing after Texas Brawl

BUSCH: Nemechek left standing after Texas Brawl

Joe Nemechek won the O'Reilly 300 at the Texas Motor Speedway, but a heartbreaking finish to what would have been a career day for nineteen-year-old Brian Vickers overshadowed his victory. Nemechek, who qualified seventh, started at the back of...

BUSCH: More changes for RCR

BUSCH: More changes for RCR

Proving once again that he is not afraid to take risks, team owner Richard Childress shocked the NASCAR world by without warning he pulled crew chief Gill Martin from the No. Twenty-nine GM Goodwrench team and driver Kevin Harvick. Todd Berrier...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 4

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 4

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter four Bristol By: Thomas Chemris Pennsylvania's Andy Belmont will attempt to run the O'Reilly 300 at the Texas Motor Speedway. Belmont will run the NO. 91 Southern Plan Services Ford, owned by Stanton Barrett.

BUSCH: Harvick hits payday at Bristol

BUSCH: Harvick hits payday at Bristol

For the third time in his career Kevin Harvick brought his Chevy to Victory Lane at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick, driving for Richard Childress Racing started the event eleventh and did not take the point until lap one fifty four of the...

BUSCH: Teams enjoy a busy week off

BUSCH: Teams enjoy a busy week off

NASCAR Busch teams got a well-deserved week off after the event in Las Vegas. Getting ready to take to the track "that's too tough to tame", many teams spent the off week in preparation for the Darlington Raceway.com 200. Stanton Barrett, driver...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 3

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 3

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter three Las Vegas By: Thomas Chemris NASCAR changed the finishing order of the Rockingham 200, moving Aston Lewis to sixteenth, and moving Scott Riggs to seventeenth, after reviewing a fifteen second penalty given...

BUSCH: Gamble pays off for Nemechek in Las Vegas

BUSCH: Gamble pays off for Nemechek in Las Vegas

Lady Luck smiled on Joe Nemechek as he took the checkered flag in the Sams Town 300 run at the Las Vegas motor Speedway. Gambling on a late race pit stop, Nemechek and crew chief Brian Pattre opted not to take tires, putting the thirty nine year...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 2

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 2

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter two Rockingham By: Thomas Chemris Rain postponed the Rockingham 200 until Monday, February 24, leaving teams scrambling as many had initially planned to leave early in the week for Las Vegas for the Sam's Town...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 1

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 1

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter one Daytona By: Thomas Chemris The NASCAR Busch Grand National Series prepared for the start of its twenty-second season as testing concluded at the Daytona International Speedway. In preparation for the Koolers...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
BUSCH: CGR's drivers named RoY in three series

BUSCH: CGR's drivers named RoY in three series

Chip Ganassi Racing Scores Triple Crown in 2003 Rookie Title MOORESVILLE, N.C., (November 18, 2003) --- The future looks bright for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. The NASCAR racing organization saw three of its drivers crowned Rookie of...

BUSCH: Akins Motorsports announces 2004 changes

BUSCH: Akins Motorsports announces 2004 changes

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Akins Motorsports, one of the premier teams in the NASCAR Busch Series, has instituted changes aimed at accomplishing one goal in 2004 - winning the NASCAR Busch Series championship Effective at the end of the 2003 season, ...

Tue 18 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Kahne tapped as next big thingHeadline

BUSCH: Kahne tapped as next big thing

On the heels of winning his first career race at Homestead Miami Speedway, Kasey Kahne has become the next big thing. Speculation in the garage for months has been that Busch series star Kasey Kahne was being spied as a future Nextel Cup ...

Mon 17 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, final chapter

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, final chapter

Beating Around the Busch: Homestead-Miami Speedway, 2003 season finale By: Thomas Chemris Brian Vickers, at the ripe old age of twenty became the youngest champion in the modern era of NASCAR. In addition, team owner Ricky Hendrick, ...

BUSCH: Vickers: A racing resume well beyond his years

BUSCH: Vickers: A racing resume well beyond his years

In July of 2001 no one at the Milwaukee Mile knew that they were about to bear witness to the humble beginnings of a Busch Series Champion. The 2001 GNC Live well 250 marked the first series start for the 2003 Champion Brian Vickers. At...

BUSCH: Kahne takes checkers, Vickers the crown at Homestead

BUSCH: Kahne takes checkers, Vickers the crown at Homestead

The Ford 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway lived up to expectations, as the 2003 Grand Finale for the Busch series season was something that will be talked about for years to come. Heading into the event, no fewer than six competitors had a ...