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Thu 25 Oct 2001
Thu 01 Mar 2001
GM's SB2 V8 engine questions, answers

GM's SB2 V8 engine questions, answers

(Feb. 27, 2001) -- This weekend's Florida Dodge Dealers 400K event, round 2 of 24 races of the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, will see the series' debut of GM's SB2 V8 engine with the 12:1 compression ratio in the Chevy Silverados, the same...

Sat 04 Aug 2001
IRL: Texas Motor Speedway paving update

IRL: Texas Motor Speedway paving update

Paving Continues At Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 2) - A new asphalt racing surface is applied to the Texas Motor Speedway 1.5-mile superspeedway. The maintenance project, which includes repaving the entire racing surface, ...

Thu 06 Sep 2001
BUSCH: Curtis Markham serves many roles

BUSCH: Curtis Markham serves many roles

CHARLOTTE, NC --- Every major league baseball team has that one utility player they can call on to fill many roles, pinch-hitter, replacement starter, pinch runner, etc. At Joe Gibbs Racing, they have their own utility man that can be called on...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
L&R Motorsports brings Aventis BioServices onboard

L&R Motorsports brings Aventis BioServices onboard

L&R Motorsports Expands On Sponsorship Aventis BioServices to Sub for Sister Company At Kentucky Speedway [SPARTA, KY] NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver Lance Norick's cheering section will be a little larger than normal this week. Nearly 450...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Leffler to pilot Team ASE Dodge Ram in 2002

Leffler to pilot Team ASE Dodge Ram in 2002

MOORESVILLE, NC (December 6, 2001) - Three-time United States Auto Club (USAC) Midget champion and former Winston Cup driver Jason Leffler has been named by Ultra Motorsports to pilot the No. 2 Team ASE/CARQUEST Dodge Ram in their quest for the...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
IRL: Free Pole Day tickets for Fans at Texas Motor Speedway

IRL: Free Pole Day tickets for Fans at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 31, 2001) - Fans will once again be able to get free tickets for the Sept. 14 Dallas Morning News Pole Day at Texas Motor Speedway. Qualifying for both the Indy Racing Northern Light Series Chevy 500 and the NASCAR ...

Fri 31 Aug 2001
Texas Motor Speedway's own Starr

Texas Motor Speedway's own Starr

Texas Ties In Pit For David Starr At Silverado 350 FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Aug. 30, 2001) - For NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver David Starr, there's no place like home. The Arlington, Texas, native claims Texas Motor Speedway as his favorite ...

Tue 07 Aug 2001
Life is

Life is "the pits" for Nashville hemophilia patient

[NASHVILLE, TN] Through Aventis Behring's Victory Lane Kids program, Nashville resident Shawn Caplinger will have the race fan's chance of a lifetime...he will be able to experience the thrill of NASCAR racing from the fast-paced pit of the ...

Sat 10 Feb 2001
Matt Crafton in Daytona

Matt Crafton in Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL (February 9, 2001) - Matt Crafton will live the dream so many racers have - to race at Daytona International Speedway. His resume is filled with the accomplishments similar to other rookies in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series,...

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 ...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
USAR: IRL: BNS: Kentucky promotes Wilson to new position

USAR: IRL: BNS: Kentucky promotes Wilson to new position

Kentucky Speedway Promotes Wilson To Director Of Special Events And Client Services FT. MITCHELL, KY. - Kentucky Speedway announces the promotion of Lisa Wilson to the newly created position of Director of Special Events and Client...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports
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BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports

Skip Barber trained Dan Wheldon won the ninth round of the 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Championship, held at the Gateway International Circuit, St Louis, Missouri. The 23-year old rookie averaged a race record speed of 140.080 mph. This victory...

Sat 17 Nov 2001
Evernham Motorsports and Ultra Motorsports form partnership

Evernham Motorsports and Ultra Motorsports form partnership

ATLANTA, Ga. (November 16, 2001) - Evernham Motorsports and Ultra Motorsports today announced the formation of a new partnership. This partnership agreement represents the continued growth strategy of the president and CEO of Evernham Motorsports,...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Pressley signs with Hamilton's Craftsman Truck team

Pressley signs with Hamilton's Craftsman Truck team

Robert Pressley, released from Jasper Motorsports at the end of the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup season, has signed with Bobby Hamilton Racing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series for 2002. Pressley will drive the team's No. 18 Dodge. Pressley...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
BUSCH: NASCAR mandates head and neck restraints

BUSCH: NASCAR mandates head and neck restraints

Motorsport.com DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In what turns out to be a major step toward safety, NASCAR announced today, October 17, that drivers in the three major series' will be required to use a head-and-neck restraint effective...

Wed 01 Aug 2001
Kyle Busch to drive for Roush at IRP

Kyle Busch to drive for Roush at IRP

Kyle Busch to drive for Roush Racing LAS VEGAS -- Rookie driver Kyle Busch, younger brother of NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Kurt Busch, will pilot the Eldon sponsored No. 99 Ford F-150 NASCAR Craftsman Truck at Indianapolis Raceway Park ...

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...

Sat 15 Sep 2001
FMS: BNS: NWS: NASCAR cancels all races

FMS: BNS: NWS: NASCAR cancels all races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR announced today it would postpone this weekend’s racing events at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon and Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth. The Winston Cup New Hampshire 300 will now become the...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
USAR: Regan Smith off-season news and CTS test

USAR: Regan Smith off-season news and CTS test

Regan Smith Staying Busy during Off-Season Rising Star Tests NASCAR Craftsman Truck at Famed South Carolina Track MOORESVILLE, N.C., (December 11, 2001) - The 2001 race season may have come to a close, but for one driver things remain at a...

Tue 16 Jan 2001
Team ASE announces new associate sponsor

Team ASE announces new associate sponsor

HERNDON, VA (January 15, 2001) -- The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) announced today that CARQUEST Auto Parts has teamed up with the Team ASE Motorsports Program for the 2001 racing season through an associate ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Rose in, Ruttman out at Hamilton Racing

Rose in, Ruttman out at Hamilton Racing

Brian Rose, 22, came onto the scene halfway through the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series with Ware Racing Enterprises. Next year, he will pilot the No. 4 Dodge of Bobby Hamilton Racing for the 2002 CTS season. Rose came from the NASCAR Weekly Racing...

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 ...

Fri 13 Jul 2001
IRL: Texas Motor Speedway maintenance

IRL: Texas Motor Speedway maintenance

Texas Motor Speedway Track Maintenance Hits Midway Point FORT WORTH-DALLAS (July 11, 2001) - Maintenance on Texas Motor Speedway's racing surface is at the midway point with work progressing right on schedule, according to speedway ...

Sat 15 Sep 2001
IRL: Tickets honored for rescheduled Texas races

IRL: Tickets honored for rescheduled Texas races

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Sept. 13, 2001) - All tickets for the rescheduled Chevy 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series event and the Silverado 350 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway will be honored on the new race dates. There...

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...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
Circle Bar Racing update 2001-12-21

Circle Bar Racing update 2001-12-21

Concord, NC - For the second consecutive year, Circle Bar Racing is pleased to announce that Lennox Industries has signed on to be an associate sponsor of the ...

Sun 14 Oct 2001
Garrels awarded top NCTSDA award

Garrels awarded top NCTSDA award

LAS VEGAS, NV (October 14, 2001) - Rick Garrels was named the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Drivers Association Driver of the Year Saturday evening at The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas. Garrels was honored at the sixth-annual gala banquet event, ...

Wed 19 Sep 2001
IRL: Texas race activities announcement Wednesday

IRL: Texas race activities announcement Wednesday

Race Activities Still Planned At Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH-DALLAS (September 11, 2001) - As details continue to surface on today's tragic events in the nation, preparations are continuing for the race week activities at Texas Motor...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
2002 NASCAR Craftsman team roster

2002 NASCAR Craftsman team roster

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. Several drivers saw Christmas come early this year by way of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series contract. To take some silly out of silly season, here is a confirmed list of drivers slated to compete in 2002, as of Wednesday,...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
BUSCH: Ford Racing Head and Neck Restraint statement

BUSCH: Ford Racing Head and Neck Restraint statement

NASCAR announced earlier this afternoon that it was mandating the use of head and neck restraints in the NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Busch and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series beginning this weekend. John Valentine, chief engineer, Ford Racing...

Thu 15 Feb 2001
IRL: Ticketmaster to offer HMS tickets

IRL: Ticketmaster to offer HMS tickets

MIAMI (February 14, 2001) -- Race fans will now be able to get family-friendly priced tickets for both Spring weekends at Homestead-Miami Speedway at any Ticketmaster Ticket Center in the state of Florida and south Georgia. Ticketmaster Ticket...

Tue 26 Jun 2001
L&R Motorsports signs John Monsam

L&R Motorsports signs John Monsam

L&R Motorsports Signs John Monsam As Crew Chief For Remainder Of 2001 Monsam to Bring Experience and Expertise to Aventis Behring Choice Team [OKLAHOMA CITY, OK] On Saturday morning L&R Motorsports announced the signing of John Monsam as Crew ...

Tue 15 May 2001
IRL: Casino Magic 500 and O'Reilly 400 return to Texas

IRL: Casino Magic 500 and O'Reilly 400 return to Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (May 14, 2001) - The Casino Magic 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series and the O'Reilly 400 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series races return to Texas Motor Speedway June 7-9. "These series have always provided great racing here,"...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
IRL: Texas Weather cancels IRL qualifying; truck race still on

IRL: Texas Weather cancels IRL qualifying; truck race still on

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Oct. 5, 2001) - Rainy weather moving through the Fort Worth-Dallas area on Friday forced the cancellation of qualifying for Saturday's Chevy 500 Indy Racing Northern Light Series event. Based on Indy Racing League rules, the ...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Whitmire gets Richmond sponsor

Whitmire gets Richmond sponsor

RICHMOND, VA (September 4, 2001) - TruckSeries.com, a top Internet website for news and features on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, today announced it will sponsor driver Vince Whitmire when the Georgia driver makes his series debut in the...