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Mon 24 Dec 2001
Sprague to run IROC in 2002

Sprague to run IROC in 2002

CONCORD, NC (December 21, 2001) - When the best drivers in all of motorsports gather at Daytona International Speedway in February for the first True Value International Race of Champions event of the season, Jack Sprague will be among the drivers...

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 ...

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,...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Matt Crafton December news

Matt Crafton December news

Sandusky, OHIO (Dec 17, 2001) - With Christmas just a week away, Matt Crafton, 25 of Tulare, California is looking forward chatting live with fans, friends and family. "I'm looking forward to chatting online with TruckSeries.com," stated ...

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 ...

BUSCH: Age limitations for 2002

BUSCH: Age limitations for 2002

NASCAR has changed the rule regarding teenagers in racing. The existing age limitation already in place for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series will now be mandated for three other series under NASCAR sanction. All drivers, crew and other participants...

BUSCH: NASCAR announces rule changes for 2002

BUSCH: NASCAR announces rule changes for 2002

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has announced a series of rule changes for the 2002 season, many of which personify the sanctioning body's longstanding commitment to safety. Beginning in 2002,...

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...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
Countryman Motorsports announces 2002 team

Countryman Motorsports announces 2002 team

FORT WORTH, TX (December 11, 2001) - The Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., maker of the popular Dickies Workwear clothing brand, announced today it has entered into a NASCAR marketing association with Countryman Motorsports for the 2002 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Mon 10 Dec 2001
Bill Lester to drive for Hamilton in 2002

Bill Lester to drive for Hamilton in 2002

Auburn Hills, Mich. (November 16, 2001) - Dodge Motorsports and Bobby Hamilton Racing today announced that Bill Lester will join the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Manufacturers' title-winning Dodge factory racing program for the 2002 NASCAR...

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...

David Star signs with Spears Motorsport for 2002

David Star signs with Spears Motorsport for 2002

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- It was officially announced Friday that David Starr of Houston, Texas, will take over the No. 75 Spears Manufacturing Chevrolet Silverado during the 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season. Starr replaces rookie Billy Bigley...

Thu 29 Nov 2001
Crawford returns to his roots and the Snowball Derby

Crawford returns to his roots and the Snowball Derby

Concord, NC - Mobile Alabama's own, Rick Crawford, will be returning to the Gulf Coast for the running of the 34th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The Snowball Derby is one of the oldest established short track...

Fri 23 Nov 2001
Starr named to drive for Spears in 2002

Starr named to drive for Spears in 2002

Starr To Pilot No. 75 Spears Manufacturing Chevrolet During 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Season MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 21, 2001) -- It was officially announced today that David Starr of Houston, Texas, will take over the driving duties of...

Circle Bar Racing renews engine contract

Circle Bar Racing renews engine contract

Concord, NC- Circle Bar Racing is pleased to announce that Ernie Elliott Incorporated will provide the engine program for the 2002 NCTS season. Elliott built engines for his brother Bill Elliott when he won the NASCAR Winston Cup in 1989. Elliott...

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,...

Mon 12 Nov 2001
2001 Awards Banquet report

2001 Awards Banquet report

Sprague Collects Championship, $400,000 At Nascar Craftsman Awards Celebration MIAMI - Jack Sprague capped his third NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series championship season Thursday by cashing the largest check -- $401,503 - since becoming a charter...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Ricky Hendrick 2001 season recap

Ricky Hendrick 2001 season recap

MIAMI, FL (November 8, 2001) - The expectations for Ricky Hendrick were high at the beginning of the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season. At the end of the campaign, it's safe to say most of the expectations had been met for the driver of...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
Riggs, Sprague fined for Fontana incident

Riggs, Sprague fined for Fontana incident

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR today fined Craftsman Truck Series champion Jack Sprague $5,000 for his part in the altercation at the final race of the season at Fontana. Scott Riggs was fined $2,500 for his part in the incident that began on...

Chevy drivers collect Championships, Awards

Chevy drivers collect Championships, Awards

FONTANA, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2001): Chevy Silverado drivers Jack Sprague and Travis Kvapil needed only to take the green flag at the Auto Club 200 at California Speedway in the final race of the 2001 24-event NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series to collect...

Riggs, Team ASE 2001 season recap

Riggs, Team ASE 2001 season recap

Riggs, Team ASE Cruise To Fifth In Final 2001 NCTS Points Tally MIAMI, FL (November 6, 2001) - In just his first full season on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series tour, Team ASE pilot Scott Riggs recorded five Bud Poles, five wins, 14 Top-5s and...

Musgrave, Team Mopar season end report

Musgrave, Team Mopar season end report

Musgrave, Team Mopar Rock Their Way To Runner-Up In NCTS Final Standings MIAMI, FL (November 6, 2001) - In just their first assault on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Ted Musgrave and his No. 1 Mopar Performance Parts Dodge Ram rocketed their...

Final 2001 Official standings

Final 2001 Official standings

<pre> Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings --------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Jack Sprague 3670 24 4 15 17 $565,990 2. Ted Musgrave ...

Fontana official results

Fontana official results

<pre> Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 12 1 Ted Musgrave Dge 185 10 100 $49,685 Running 2. 3 14 Rick...

Terry Cook Racing season final report

Terry Cook Racing season final report

Cook, Power Stroke® Diesel Ford, Finish Seventh In NCTS Standings LAKE ORION, MI (November 5, 2001) - Terry Cook turned in a career-best, seventh-place finish in the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series championship standings, a huge improvement...

Terry Cook Fontana race report

Terry Cook Fontana race report

Cook, Power Stroke® Diesel Ford Conclude Season With Sixth At Fontana FONTANA, CA (November 5, 2001) - Terry Cook maneuvered the No. 29 Power Stroke Diesel to a sixth-place finish in the Auto Club 200 at California Speedway closing the curtain...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
Sprague, NetZero season recap

Sprague, NetZero season recap

Sprague, NetZero Chevy Roll To 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Title CONCORD, NC (November 5, 2001) - Jack Sprague closed out the 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series the same way he started it - with a bang. A grinding crash on Lap 26 of the...

Riggs, Team ASE Fontana race report

Riggs, Team ASE Fontana race report

Riggs, Team ASE Foiled At Fontana, Finish 32nd FONTANA, CA (November 3, 2001) - Bad luck reigned down on Scott Riggs and Team ASE Saturday when a Lap 26 accident relegated the Bahama, NC driver to finish 32nd in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series...

Points after Fontana

Points after Fontana

<pre> Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 ------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Jack Sprague 3665 24 4 15 17 2. Ted Musgrave 3597 24 7 13...