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Tue 26 Sep 2000
Mon 21 Feb 2000
Bobby Norfleet Announces New Program

Bobby Norfleet Announces New Program

Norfleet announces new racing program By Marty Smith DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2000) Bobby Norfleet never aspired to be a spokesman for African-Americans, and has no burning desire to start now. But by placing himself in the fore of NASCAR...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Cook, East married in Las Vegas

Cook, East married in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV (December 13, 2000) Veteran NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series competitor Terry Cook finalized a lifetime partnership agreement when he married ESPN pit road reporter, Amy East, in a private ceremony held at the Paris Hotel ...

Tue 18 Jan 2000
Dana Motorsports Signs Motorsports Advantage Group

Dana Motorsports Signs Motorsports Advantage Group

Dana Racing Signs Motorsports Advantage Group as Marketing Partner for 2000 Feeding Hills, Massachusetts (January 18th, 2000)- Motorsports Advantage Group (MAG) will be handling all marketing efforts concerning Dana Corporation's Motorsports ...

Fri 04 Feb 2000
Danny Gill Named Crew Chief for Bobby Hamilton Racing

Danny Gill Named Crew Chief for Bobby Hamilton Racing

Lebanon, Tennessee (February 4th, 2000)- It is official, Danny Gill has been promoted to crew chief of the No. 18 Dana Dodge team that currently fields trucks for veteran NASCAR driver Joe Ruttman. Gill, who served as the Truck Chief for Bobby ...

Tue 21 Nov 2000
Sonntag Racing, B. A. Wilson part ways

Sonntag Racing, B. A. Wilson part ways

Ft. Worth, Texas (November 19, 2000) Sonntag Racing has announced that B.A. Wilson has asked for, and was given his unconditional release from the No. 73 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team. "We will certainly miss working with B.A. He's a...

Fri 29 Dec 2000
Willy T. Ribbs to run Dodge

Willy T. Ribbs to run Dodge

Dodge inks Ribbs, BHR for diversity initiative By Dave Rodman AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (Dec. 13, 2000) Veteran race driver Willy T. Ribbs, 41, will compete in the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in a Bobby Hamilton Racing Dodge Ram backed by...

Fri 03 Mar 2000
5,000 New Seats On Sale at Martinsville Speedway

5,000 New Seats On Sale at Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville, VA---Martinsville Speedway's 5,000 new seats in turns one and two will go on sale March 15 for the Goody's Body Pain 500 on April 9. The addition, which has been named the Old Dominion Tower, will be an outstanding...

Sat 15 Jan 2000
Rick Carelli is Back

Rick Carelli is Back

'High Plains Drifter' Carelli feels just plain lucky By Brett Borden DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2000) In sports, injuries can do as much damage to the psyche as they do to the body. Speed is usually engineered by the legs or the arm, or in...

Wed 26 Jan 2000
SWS: Rick Carelli Returns to Track At Copper Classic

SWS: Rick Carelli Returns to Track At Copper Classic

Carelli to return to track in Copper World Classic By Dave Rodman PHOENIX (Jan. 26, 2000) Rick Carelli, who was critically injured in an accident in a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race last May at Memphis, will make his return to...

Fri 18 Aug 2000
Veteran crew chief Gary Showalter sets record

Veteran crew chief Gary Showalter sets record

HARRISBURG, N.C. (August 18, 2000) - As Randy Tolsma’s No. 25 CITGO-SUPERGARD Motor Oil Dodge crossed the finish line at Nashville Speedway for the win in the August 12, Federated Auto Parts 250, veteran crew chief Gary Showalter was crowned...

Tue 11 Jul 2000
Kurt Busch, Matt Chambers interview

Kurt Busch, Matt Chambers interview

Dearborn, MI (July 11, 2000)- With his most recent win at New Hampshire, Kurt Busch became the only rookie in NASCAR history other than Tony Stewart to win back-to-back races. Kurt and the entire No. 99 Exide team head into this weeks race at ...

Sun 27 Aug 2000
Tue 12 Dec 2000
BUSCH: Fox names pits reporters

BUSCH: Fox names pits reporters

FOX announces pit road reporters By Tim Packman NEW YORK (Dec. 7, 2000) FOX Sports has announced the three pit reporters to fill out its inaugural broadcast team for NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series events. Dick Berggren, Steve Byrnes and...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

As the 2000 racing season hits the homestretch, Ford Racing is looking to cap off a dominant year in its worldwide racing program. As NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, CART, World Rally Championship and British Touring Car...

Tue 09 May 2000
Jim Smith, Jim Mattei partner

Jim Smith, Jim Mattei partner

Smith, Mattei form 'Ultra Mattei Motorsports' CONCORD, N.C. (May 8, 2000) NASCAR team owners Jim Smith and Jim Mattei announced on Monday that they have formed a NASCAR Winston Cup Series partnership, which will be known as Ultra Mattei ...

Tue 17 Oct 2000
Tony Roper remembered

Tony Roper remembered

FAIR GROVE, MISSOURI - October 16, 2000 - Tony Roper is remembered for his passion for racing. Following in his father Dean's footsteps, Roper grew up at the racetrack eventually turning his dream to be a driver into reality. Roper started by ...

Sat 06 May 2000
Doug George Pulls Double Duty

Doug George Pulls Double Duty

(St. Louis, Missouri) May 6 -- Every weekend fans watch Winston Cup celebrities driving Bush Series cars, or a Winston West driver attempting to qualify for a Truck event. How often does a NASCAR fan get to see a driver pilot one truck and crew...

Wed 04 Oct 2000
Ford domination continues

Ford domination continues

</pre> Dearborn, MI (October 3, 2000)- With yet another 1-2-3 sweep the inaugural race at Dover Downs International Raceway, the teams and drivers of the Ford F-150's in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series confirmed what everyone knew was a...

Tue 18 Jul 2000
Bickle offers diecast

Bickle offers diecast

ATLANTA, GA (July 17, 2000) - A new, colorful must-have diecast entry was unveiled today by NASCAR Busch Series driver Rich Bickle and Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits. The diecast cars will be part of the Premiere Series by Racing ...

Mon 18 Sep 2000
Crew chief Jerry Cook takes Bus driver

Crew chief Jerry Cook takes Bus driver

TOLEDO, OH September 18, 2000 While the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series rested before tackling one of its toughest challenges of the NASCAR 2000 season, SealMaster Racing Team crew chief Jerry Cook found himself behind the wheel of a school...

Fri 25 Aug 2000
Lefturn Motorsports and CJ Racing merge

Lefturn Motorsports and CJ Racing merge

Marietta, GA - Lefturn Motorsports, LLC, headquartered here has signed a Letter of Intent to combine race team operations with CJ Racing Enterprises' ...

Fri 01 Sep 2000
Elliott Sadler frive at richmond

Elliott Sadler frive at richmond

Fresh from his best career NASCAR Winston Cup Series finish at Bristol Motor Speedway, Emporia, VA native Elliott Sadler will drive a Ford F-150 sponsored by Team Ford Racing in the Kroger 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event on September 7 at...

Tue 01 Feb 2000
BUSCH: Lyndon Amick to compete in four racing series at Daytona

BUSCH: Lyndon Amick to compete in four racing series at Daytona

MOORESVILLE, NC (February 2, 2000) - Driver Lyndon Amick made a New Year's resolution to get more seat time in the year 2000. As the saying goes, "Be careful what you wish for." Two days of testing at Talladega on January 31st and February 1st...

Tue 28 Nov 2000
Stewart, Cook team at Turkey Night GP

Stewart, Cook team at Turkey Night GP

IRWINDALE, CA (November 27, 2000) - Tony Stewart and Terry Cook were on opposite paths throughout the 2000 NASCAR season, but in the 60th-Annual Home Depot Turkey Night Grand Prix, the pair were on a fast track to Victory Lane. With ...

Fri 20 Oct 2000
Cook, Sealmaster racing end relationship

Cook, Sealmaster racing end relationship

SANDUSKY, Ohio (October 16, 2000) - One of the longest-running owner/driver combinations in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) has ended. SealMaster Racing and driver Terry Cook agreed to end their relationship effective immediately.

Mon 25 Dec 2000
'Fan-friendly' pricing for Homestead opener

'Fan-friendly' pricing for Homestead opener

MIAMI (December 20, 2000) -- The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and Grand American Road Racing Association will combine to host the opening event of the 2001 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The March 2-4 weekend will feature "family-friendly"...

Homestead-Miami to mix sports cars and trucks

Homestead-Miami to mix sports cars and trucks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 19, 2000) - When the Grand American Road Racing Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway in March for the second round of the 2001 Grand-Am season, race fans will be getting ready to enjoy a unique weekend of racing...

Sun 29 Oct 2000
At Fontana, Busch wins again

At Fontana, Busch wins again

By David Reininger - Motorsport.com Fontana, Calif. (October 28, 2000) - Kurt Busch won the Motorola 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at the California Speedway this afternoon, taking the victory by .7 seconds over second place finisher...

Tue 25 Jan 2000
Eddie Provence completes test session in Altus Oklahoma

Eddie Provence completes test session in Altus Oklahoma

Little Rock AR Nessa Motorsports and driver Eddie Provence have just returned from a weekend test session in Altus Oklahoma. The ½ mile paved track is similar to many tracks run on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series circuit. Their Ford F150...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
Tony Roper dies from injuries in Texas

Tony Roper dies from injuries in Texas

Tony Roper, driver of the No. 26 Mittler Tool Ford, died Saturday, October 14, at 10:55 a.m. as a result of injuries sustained in Friday's NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at Texas Motor Speedway. "Mr. Roper sustained a severe neck injury...

Fri 23 Jun 2000
BUSCH: Ifft out, Ely in at Team Rensi

BUSCH: Ifft out, Ely in at Team Rensi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 22, 2000) Team Rensi Motorsports has consolidated its NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series operations into a single location in Charlotte, N.C., team co-owners Ed and Sam Rensi...

Tue 21 Nov 2000
BUSCH: Team Rensi tests at Darlington

BUSCH: Team Rensi tests at Darlington

Darlington, SC (November 20, 2000)Team Rensi Motorsports entered Darlington Raceway in full force on November 15, 2000, prepared to test two trucks with Randy Tolsma and David Donohue. "We brought the entire team to Darlington," stated Sam...

Sun 15 Oct 2000
IRL: Reffner wins with Menard engione

IRL: Reffner wins with Menard engione

FORT WORTH, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000 -- Butch Meyer, the engine builder for Team Menard, isn't one to pat himself on the back when driver Greg Ray blasts off to an awesome pole position qualifying run, which the native Texan did ...

Wed 02 Feb 2000
WWS: Schrader Racing Signs Sponsor

WWS: Schrader Racing Signs Sponsor

Concord, N.C. --- In typical Ken Schrader fashion, he will have a full racing schedule in 2000. In addition to his duties driving the "M&M's"® Pontiac in the NASCAR Winston Cup series, he will also pilot 11 races out of his Concord, N.C., based...

Mon 30 Oct 2000
Randy Tolsma Fontana race report

Randy Tolsma Fontana race report

FONTANA, Calif. - Randy Tolsma and the No. 25 CITGO-SUPERGARD Motor Oil Dodge team concluded the season Saturday with a 20th place finish in the Motorola 200 at the California Speedway. During practice sessions on Thursday, Tolsma was in the ...