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Mon 22 Dec 2003
BUSCH: GIC aquires No. 24 for Harmon in 2004

BUSCH: GIC aquires No. 24 for Harmon in 2004

Harmon gets No. 24 in 2004 GIC acquires number from Hendrick and relinquishes No. 44 MOORESVILLE, NC--GIC Motorsports announces today the team will use the No. 24 on its NASCAR Busch Series car in the 2004 season. Driver Mike Harmon last raced...

BUSCH: Labonte Motorsports brings Coast Guard to NASCAR

BUSCH: Labonte Motorsports brings Coast Guard to NASCAR

U.S. Coast Guard Partners with Labonte Motorsports in NASCAR Busch Series program in 2004 Washington, DC, (December 17, 2003) -- The United States Coast Guard announced today that it is entering into a partnership with Labonte Motorsports and ...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
BUSCH: Akins Motorsports names Shutt as crew chief

BUSCH: Akins Motorsports names Shutt as crew chief

MOORESVILLE, NC - Akins Motorsports team owners Doug Stringer and Brad Akins announced today that Tim Shutt, 34, has been named as crew chief of the No. 38 Great Clips team, effective immediately. The team's previous crew chief, Wes Ward, has ...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
BUSCH: Sponsor renews for Nazareth event

BUSCH: Sponsor renews for Nazareth event

Nazareth, PA (December 11, 2003) -- The Goulds Pumps ITT Industries 200 is back in action. Nazareth Speedway is pleased to announce that Goulds Pumps will continue to serve as title sponsor for the annual NASCAR Busch Series event at Nazareth ...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
BUSCH: Atwood, Fedewa remain with FitzBradshaw Racing

BUSCH: Atwood, Fedewa remain with FitzBradshaw Racing

MOORESVILLE, NC--FitzBradshaw Racing announced today that drivers Casey Atwood and Tim Fedewa will return to the team in 2004. The team will field two full-season entries for the NASCAR Busch Series season: the No. 14 Chevrolet, driven by Atwood,...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
BUSCH: DEI announces schedule alignment for 2004

BUSCH: DEI announces schedule alignment for 2004

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - For the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup and Busch Series seasons, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. has announced changes to two of its four teams. Chance 2 Motorsports, co-owned by Teresa Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., will run a full...

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...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
BUSCH: 2003 payout report

BUSCH: 2003 payout report

Series champion one of five to exceed $1 million in season winnings DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2002) -- NASCAR Busch Series 2003 driver champion Brian Vickers won a total of $1,987,255 for his efforts this season, with the bulk coming...

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...

Sat 22 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Vickers counting down to the title

BUSCH: Vickers counting down to the title

His favorite book is The Count of Monte Cristo, but in his first full-time season in the NASCAR Busch Series, Brian Vickers has been counted on in his Monte Carlo. Vickers' three wins and 21 top-10 finishes helped Chevrolet claim the Busch...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 28

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 28

Beating Around The Busch, Chapter Twenty-eight, Rockingham By: Thomas Chemris Jason Keller to stay with PPC. When PPC racing announced in August the primary sponsor of the number fifty seven Albertson Ford would not return to the series in 2004,...

BUSCH: McMurray sweeps at The Rock

BUSCH: McMurray sweeps at The Rock

Busch Whacker Jamie McMurray won his third consecutive Busch race at The North Carolina Motor Speedway. McMurray, driving the James Finch owned Dodge started eighth and worked his way up front battling Jeremy Mayfield, and rookie David Stremme...

BUSCH: RCR clinches owners' championship

BUSCH: RCR clinches owners' championship

As the points championship battle in NASCAR's Busch series remains one of the closest fought in the history of the sport, team owner Richard Childress claimed his eighth owners' championship as the Kevin Harvick locked the title for the legendary...

BUSCH: Point race tightens after Phoenix

BUSCH: Point race tightens after Phoenix

Bobby Hamilton Jr won his forth Busch race of the season by taking the checkers at the Bashas' 200 at the newly re-configured Phoenix International Raceway. "The day was tremendous, said Hamilton. We never got out of the top five. I think we...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 27

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 27

Beating Around The Busch: Chapter Twenty-seven, Atlanta By: Thomas Chemris With three races remains, and forty-nine points separating the top five drivers, the pressure is on for Busch series drivers who are in the thick of the tightest points...

BUSCH: Biffle wins from pole at Atlanta

BUSCH: Biffle wins from pole at Atlanta

Winston Cup rookie Greg Biffle Busch-whacked his way to his second series victory in three races as he won the Aaron's 312 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Biffle, racing for NEMCO Motorsports started the weekend strong as he took the pole in...

BUSCH: Truex side bar: Tribute to Ritchie Evens

BUSCH: Truex side bar: Tribute to Ritchie Evens

Martin Truex Jr, who cut his teeth on Jersey short tracks running modified cars isn't' forgetting where he came from. Truex, who moved on to Busch North, and now the national Busch series is paying tribute to modified legend Ritchie Evens by...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 26

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 26

Beating around the Busch, chapter 26 - Charlotte II By: Thomas Chemris Brian Vickers makes first Career Cup Start. In preparation for the 2004 season, Busch regular Brian Vickers made his first career Winston Cup start for a fifth Hendrick ...

BUSCH: Biffle wins rain delayed Charlotte race

BUSCH: Biffle wins rain delayed Charlotte race

2002 series champion Greg Biffle showed he still had the right stuff as for the second consecutive year he wheeled his way to victory at the Lowes Motor Speedway. Biffle, driving a Nemco Motorsports Chevy qualified forth for the event and took...

BUSCH: Green takes points lead in wild Kansas finish

BUSCH: Green takes points lead in wild Kansas finish

1994 series Champion David Green found himself at the right place at the right time to win the Mr. Goodcents 300 at the Kansas Speedway. Green, who led only a total of fourteen laps benefited from a series of late race incidents that put the...

BUSCH: Vickers tames the Dover monster

BUSCH: Vickers tames the Dover monster

Sophomore sensation Brian Vickers wheeled his way to the checkers for the third time this season, as he held off veteran Bobby Hamilton Jr to win the Stacker 200 at the Dover International Speedway. Vickers, who has previously won at ...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 25

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 25

Beating Around The Busch, Chapter Twenty-five, Dover By: Thomas Chemris Saturday morning practice was busy at the Monster Mile, At the request of the speedway, and the sanctioning body, Busch series competitors arrived a day late to the track,...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 24

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 24

Beating Around The Busch: Chapter Twenty-four, Richmond By: Thomas Chemris Sauter's win breaks Richmond record. When Johnny Sauter took the checkers after starting 30th in the Funai 250, He scored a win from the deepest starting position of any...

BUSCH: Sauter wins short track classic

BUSCH: Sauter wins short track classic

Richmond International Raceway lived up to it's moniker as the "Action Track" as sophomore Johnny Sauter beat and banged with Matt Kenseth to win his first race of the season and second of his career. Sauter, driving the Channellock Chevy owned...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 23

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 23

Beating Around The Busch: Chapter Twenty-three, Darlington By: Thomas Chemris With the announcement that his PPC team will be losing its sponsor in 2004, Jason Keller prepares to mount a final charge for the elusive championship title. "There...

BUSCH: Young guns woo Lady in Black

BUSCH: Young guns woo Lady in Black

The top two finishers' combined age in the Winn-Dixie 200 is sixteen years younger than the age of the track that is considered "Too tough to tame". Brian Vickers scored at the age of nineteen his second win of the season, followed by teammate...

BUSCH: Beating around the busch, chapter 22

BUSCH: Beating around the busch, chapter 22

Beating Around The Busch: Chapter Twenty-two, Bristol By: Thomas Chemris Another one bites the dust, so to speak. PPC Racing announced that sponsor of Jason Keller and the fifty-seven team will be loosing their sponsor Albertson's at the end of...

BUSCH: Waltrip wins Bristol August race

BUSCH: Waltrip wins Bristol August race

In a night of classic short track racing, Winston Cup veteran Michael Waltrip claimed his first Busch win season at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway. Waltrip, driving for his own team started forth for the event ran well all night,...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 21

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 21

Beating Around The Busch: Chapter Twenty-one, Michigan By: Thomas Chemris Jesel Racing returns. New Jersey's Jesel vale train innovation returned to racing with driver Chad Blount. The team, which fielded two cars in 2002, had not competed all...

BUSCH: Vickers leads the young guns at IRP

BUSCH: Vickers leads the young guns at IRP

Clermont, Indiana - Nineteen year old Brian Vickers won an old fashion Saturday night battle with fellow young-gun Shane Hmiel as they raced to the wire at Indianapolis Raceway Park. "This is an unbelievable place", said Vickers. "I cannot...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 20

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 20

Beating Around The Busch: Chapter Twenty, IRP By: Thomas Chemris Bad luck continues for Bobby Hamilton Jr. After crashing out in Colorado, Hamilton experienced mechanical problems early, putting him out of the event and dropping him 302 points...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 19

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 19

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Nineteen, Pikes Peak By: Thomas Chemris Fireworks continue to fly around Bobby Hamilton Jr and Mike Bliss. After an incident in New Hampshire, there was no doubt the two would not be exchanging Christmas ...

BUSCH: Wimmer takes checkers at Pikes Peak

BUSCH: Wimmer takes checkers at Pikes Peak

Scott Wimmer broke a twenty-one race winless streak by scoring his first victory of the season in the Colorado 250 at the Pikes Peak International Raceway. Wimmer, who's first victory came in his sixty-third start in the series ended the 2002...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 18

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 18

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Eighteen, Loudon By; Thomas Chemris No go for Bodine. Todd Bodine declined an opportunity to drive the Nemechek owned number seven Chevrolet at the Magic Mile. "I cannot thank Joe (Nemechek), and Kimberly Clark...

BUSCH: Green wins Loudon, regains points lead

BUSCH: Green wins Loudon, regains points lead

1994 series Champion Davis Green used a late race bump and run to pass Kevin Harvick for the lead and the win in the New England 200. Green, driving for Brewco Motorsports set himself up for the win during a late caution when the team opted for...

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 17

BUSCH: Beating around the Busch, chapter 17

Beating Around the Busch: Chapter Seventeen, Chicagoland By: Thomas Chemris Herzog/Jackson Motorsports (HJM) missed Chicago. The financial realities of racing have sidelined one of the series top teams. HJM had initially planned to run only five...