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Wed 17 Dec 2003
Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-17

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-17

Mopar Speed The Weekly Newsletter of Team Mopar Wednesday, December 17, 2003 News Mopar's Musgrave earns NMPA Spirit Award for character and achievement Team Mopar class act Ted Musgrave was recently selected as the fourth quarter recipient...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
Crawford finds way to help American Troops

Crawford finds way to help American Troops

Concord, NC -- During this season of giving, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Rick Crawford is asking the Charlotte community to lend a helping hand to the service men and women overseas. Crawford, driver of the No. 14 Circle Bar Ford F-150,...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series schedule

2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series schedule

<pre> 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Schedule DATE: TRACK: February 13 Daytona International Speedway March 13 Atlanta Motor Speedway April 17 Martinsville Speedway May 16 ...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Hamilton wins Darlington

Hamilton wins Darlington

Darlington, SC-- Bobby Hamilton's Craftsman Truck Series return has become a triumphant one. In his second start after making the move from Winston Cup to the truck ranks, he scored a win on the historic track "Too tough to tame" in ...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
Toyota to enter series

Toyota to enter series

Toyota Motor Sales announced that its long rumored entry into NASCAR'S top divisions was a reality. The Japanese based manufacturer confirmed that it is working to field its Tundra truck model for the 2004 Craftsman Truck Series. "Toyota is ...

Setzer repeats Martinsville victory

Setzer repeats Martinsville victory

Martinsville, VA-- Denis Setzer repeated his victory at the Martinsville Speedway by taking the checkers at the Advance Auto Parts 250. Setzer, who has competed in the Craftsman Truck Series since 1995 becomes the first driver to, repeats wins at...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Officials fine two drivers after Homestead

Officials fine two drivers after Homestead

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers Gaughan, Musgrave Fined for Inappropriate Language DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2003) -- Brendan Gaughan, driver of the No. 62 Dodge, and Ted Musgrave, driver of the No. 1 Dodge, have been fined...

An apology from Brendan Gaughan

An apology from Brendan Gaughan

I would first like to say that my prayers are with Bryan Reffner and his family. Thank you for trying to miss! Second, congratulations to Travis and his entire team on a great and exciting season. Finally, I would like to apologize to my...

Toyota press conference, part I

Toyota press conference, part I

Toyota NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Teams Press Conference Nov. 14, 2003 PARTICIPANTS: Jim Aust - Motorsports Vice President, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. President and CEO, Toyota Racing Development U.S.A. Les Unger - National Motorsports...

Toyota press conference, part II

Toyota press conference, part II

Toyota NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Teams Press Conference Nov. 14, 2003 PARTICIPANTS: Jim Aust - Motorsports Vice President, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. President and CEO, Toyota Racing Development U.S.A. Les Unger - National Motorsports...

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-11-17

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-11-17

Mopar Speed The Weekly Newsletter of Team Mopar Monday, November 17, 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Musgrave victim of "dirty" racing, edged for championship at Homestead Ted Musgrave and his No. 1 Mopar Dodge Ram team from Ultra ...

Mon 17 Nov 2003
Dual Chevy sponsorship announced for 2004

Dual Chevy sponsorship announced for 2004

Chevrolet adds Sponsorship to its NASCAR Portfolio Two Craftsman Truck teams to race in 2004 under Chevy brand banners DETROIT -- Already established as the most successful manufacturer in NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series history, Chevrolet will ...

Homestead: Andy Houston race notes

Homestead: Andy Houston race notes

HOMESTEAD, FL- (November 15, 2003) -Andy Houston posted a fourth place finish in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season finale at the newly revamped Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday. Houston started the Ford 200 in the third position after a...

Homestead: Eric Jones race notes

Homestead: Eric Jones race notes

Eric Jones Finishes 14th in NCTS Season Finale Ford 200 at Homestead Homestead, FL Eric Jones drove the Team EJP Chevrolet Silverado to a 14th-place finish in the season-ending Ford 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at the newly...

Homestead: Buddy Rice debut race notes

Homestead: Buddy Rice debut race notes

Rice Makes NCTS Debut in ThorSport Chevy with 20th-place Finish at Homestead Homestead, FL Buddy Rice drove a second Menards/Enzyme Magic Chevrolet out of the ThorSport Racing stable to a 20th-place finish in Friday's Ford 200 NASCAR Craftsman...

Homestead: Matt Crafton race notes

Homestead: Matt Crafton race notes

Crafton Ends Tenure in ThorSport Chevy with 15th-Place Finish at Homestead Homestead, FL Matt Crafton drove the Menards/Enzyme Magic Chevrolet to a 15th-place finish in Friday's Ford 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at the Homestead-Miami...

Homestead race notes

Homestead race notes

Hamilton Wins Race; Kvapil Takes Championship In Wild Ford 200 MIAMI, Fla., -- Bobby Hamilton won the Ford 200 and Travis Kvapil took the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series championship in a wild day at the New Homestead-Miami Speedway. Hamilton,...

Homestead: Crawford race press conference

Homestead: Crawford race press conference

RICK CRAWFORD-14-Newspapers in Education Ford F-150 (Finished 2nd) "We can start with Monday. We came down here and I did a deal with him (Hamilton) in Ft. Myers and we did a media event and he showed me a model of the race track that was half...

Homestead: Ford drivers race quotes

Homestead: Ford drivers race quotes

TERRY COOK-29-Power Stroke Diesel/Oil Mate Ford F-150 (Finished 11th) - WHAT HAPPENED AT THE START OF THE RACE BETWEEN YOU AND THE NO. 16? "We just went down into the corner on the first lap in the first turn and either his truck got sideways and...

Homestead: Race winner Hamilton press conference

Homestead: Race winner Hamilton press conference

BOBBY HAMILTON (No. 4 Square D Dodge Ram) - Race Winner "It's been a long year. We needed to win this one. We've tried everything we could the last three or four races. We've taken different approaches building on next year. We turned the...

Homestead: Dodge drivers race quotes

Homestead: Dodge drivers race quotes

BRENDAN GAUGHAN (No. 62 Orleans Racing Dodge Ram) "We had a Dodge that could have won the championship. Shane Wilson and the team take good care of me. They give me good Dodge trucks and fast Dodge trucks. We'll end up second, third or fourth in...

Homestead: GM drivers race quotes

Homestead: GM drivers race quotes

DAVID STARR, NO. 75 SPEARS CHEVROLET SILVERADO: Finished 3rd: "The crew gave me a great truck all week long. We knew Bobby was pretty stout all weekend and Crawford was good. I just couldn't do anything with those guys. It was a fun race and it's...

Homestead: Champion Kvapil post-race conference

Homestead: Champion Kvapil post-race conference

TRAVIS KVAPIL, NO. 16 IWX MOTOR FREIGHT CHEVROLET SILVERADO: Finished 6th, clinching his first NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series title by nine points over Dennis Setzer. It appeared that Kvapil initially lost the title to Ted Musgrave when the...

Sun 16 Nov 2003
Hamilton wins HomesteadHeadline

Hamilton wins Homestead

Bobby Hamilton won the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in a race marred by both mistakes and controversy. However, Hamilton hung tough to edge out Rick Crawford in the closing laps. The Square D Dodge...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
2003 final standings

2003 final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 ---- -------------------- ---------- ------ ---- ----- ------ 1. Travis Kvapil 3837 25 1 13 22 2. Dennis Setzer 3828 25 3 15 ...

Homestead race results

Homestead race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ---- ----------- 1. 1 4 Bobby Hamilton Dodge 185 10 134 Running 2. 7 14 Rick Crawford ...

Gaughan's hopes dashed at Homestead

Gaughan's hopes dashed at Homestead

With only 30 plus laps left in the season finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, points leader Brendan Gaughan was taken out of the race. The series points leader was within sight of his first NASCAR career championship has he ran a competitive...

Toyota Motorsports 2004 teams announced

Toyota Motorsports 2004 teams announced

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2003) Toyota announced today that it has reached agreements with Bang Racing, Bill Davis Racing, Innovative Motorsports Inc., and Waltrip Racing Inc. to campaign Toyota Tundra race trucks in the 2004 NASCAR...

Toyota selects 2004 teams

Toyota selects 2004 teams

Prior to the start of the season finale NASCAR Craftsman Truck race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Toyota Motorsports made their expected announcement as to the teams that will run the Toyota Tundra next year. Jim Aust, president of Toyota Racing...

Goodyear spec tire in 2004 for CTS announced

Goodyear spec tire in 2004 for CTS announced

Goodyear Race Tires to Tout Wrangler Brand On NASCAR Craftsman Trucks in 2004 Akron, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2003 -- The rising popularity of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series combined with the continuing growth of the consumer truck and sport utility ...

Homestead: Matt Crafton qualifying notes

Homestead: Matt Crafton qualifying notes

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Matt Crafton will close out his third full season of NASCAR Truck Series competition by starting 17th in the Ford 200 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday, November 14. Crafton earned that slot in qualifying for the race ...

Homestead Happy Hour times

Homestead Happy Hour times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- -------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 62 Brendan Gaughan Dodge 31.721 ...

Homestead: Eric Jones qualifying notes

Homestead: Eric Jones qualifying notes

Jones to Start 29th in NCTS Ford 200 at Homestead Homestead, FL Eric Jones qualified the Team EJP Chevrolet Silverado in the 29th position for the season-ending Ford 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at the newly reconfigured...

Homestead: Ford drivers qualifying quotes

Homestead: Ford drivers qualifying quotes

TERRY COOK-29-Power Stroke Diesel/Oil Mate Ford F-150 (Qualified 5th) "We backed up what we ran in practice. The track was cooler earlier and the sun came out and we ran a 32.10. We ran a 32.11 earlier in practice, so we were able to back up...

Homestead: Bobby Hamiltion press conference

Homestead: Bobby Hamiltion press conference

BOBBY HAMILTON (No. 4 Square D Dodge Ram) - POLE WINNER "We've gone to several race tracks the last few years, cookie cut race tracks and they've been the biggest pile of crap as far as I'm concerned. Beautiful tracks, but you couldn't race on...

Homestead: Dodge drivers qualifying quotes

Homestead: Dodge drivers qualifying quotes

CHAD CHAFFIN (No. 18 Dickies Dodge Ram) - Qualified Second "I love the track. I think I did a real good job here qualifying because as you know I drive the Bobby Hamilton Dodge. My truck was about half a second faster than anyone else's and...