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Thu 17 Dec 1998
Charles

Charles "Buddy" Morrison Leaves NASCAR Legacy

ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 17, 1998) Charles "Buddy" Morrison, co-founder of Reher-Morrison Racing Engines and owner of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team that joined the series in 1998, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 54. ...

Tue 21 Jul 1998
Pike's Peak Entry List

Pike's Peak Entry List

NASCAR TRIPLEHEADER Pikes Peak International Raceway Tempus Resorts 300K NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series KIDDE Safety 200-mile NASCAR Winston West Series RE/MAX Challenge 150-mile NASCAR ARTGO Series Tempus Resorts 300K NASCAR Craftsman Truck...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
BUSCH: Irvan-Simo Racing Branches Out

BUSCH: Irvan-Simo Racing Branches Out

Irvan-Simo Racing branches out By Shawn A. Akers & Dave Rodman MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 1998) Irvan-Simo Racing, which has fielded a full-time entry in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series the past two years, will compete in all three ...

Mon 14 Dec 1998
DEI Hires Sandy Jones to Run No. 16 Team

DEI Hires Sandy Jones to Run No. 16 Team

DEI hires Jones to run 16 team MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 14, 1998) Dale Earnhardt, Inc. (DEI) announced Monday that Sandy Jones has joined the organization as crew chief for the No. 16 NAPA Brakes Chevrolet driven by Ron Hornaday on the ...

Tue 01 Sep 1998
Xpress Motorsports News 98-09-01

Xpress Motorsports News 98-09-01

Life in the Pits It's been seven races since the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series has started using traditional pit stops as used in most other NASCAR touring series. Randy Tolsma, driver of the No. 61 IWX Motor Freight Chevrolet, is finding a lot...

Fri 03 Apr 1998
Homestead Starting Grid

Homestead Starting Grid

Sprague captures Bud Pole at Homestead Dave Rodman - NASCAR Online HOMESTEAD, Fla. (April 3, 1998) Defending NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion Jack Sprague of Spring Lake, Mich., absolutely spanked a 53-truck qualifying field and won ...

Fri 11 Dec 1998
Ortho Leaves Hardy Motorsports

Ortho Leaves Hardy Motorsports

Hardy in limbo after Ortho leaves DALLAS, Ga. (Dec. 10, 1998) Hardy Motorsports, which scored a ninth-place finish in the 1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series final standings with driver Ron Barfield, may not race in 1999 unless it can ...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
Barry Owens, Frontline MS Join Forces

Barry Owens, Frontline MS Join Forces

Frontline Motorsports-South joins forces with Barry Owens Racing. Linwood, NC (Dec 14, 1998) -- Frank Tiscareno, President of Frontline Motorsports-South announced today that the ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Xpress Motorsports Dave Fuge Feature

Xpress Motorsports Dave Fuge Feature

Dave Fuge: Crew Chief/Team Manager - Xpress Motorsports "I am a very competitive person," said Dave Fuge, crew chief and team manager for the No. 61 IWX Motor Freight Chevrolet driven by Randy Tolsma. "I work very hard to make sure we are ...

Fri 20 Nov 1998
Mike Wallace, Tim Kohuth to ASE Racing

Mike Wallace, Tim Kohuth to ASE Racing

Wallace, Kohuth take over Team ASE ride MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 21, 1998) Jim Smith, owner of Ultra Motorsports, announced that he has signed Mike Wallace as the driver and Tim Kohuth as the crew chief of the No. 2 Team ASE Racing Ford in the ...

Fri 11 Dec 1998
Greg Biffle Gets

Greg Biffle Gets "Winter Heat" Sponsor

Biffle gets sponsor for Winter Heat HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 10, 1998) Greg Biffle, the 1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Cintas Rookie of the Year and Roush Racing standout, is scheduled to defend his NASCAR Winter Heat Late Model...

Mon 02 Nov 1998
Bobby Hamilton 'Trucks' With DANA

Bobby Hamilton 'Trucks' With DANA

Hamilton goes trucking with DANA LAS VEGAS (Nov. 2, 1998) DANA Corporation, a global manufacturer of automotive components based in Toledo, Ohio, announced today it would be the primary sponsor of a team to be owned and fielded by NASCAR ...

Wed 21 Oct 1998
Phoenix Goodyear tire notes

Phoenix Goodyear tire notes

Goodyear Tire Notes for the NASCAR Winston Cup Dura Lube/K-Mart 500 GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES FOR THE NASCAR WINSTON CUP DURA LUBE/K-MART 500 CRAFTSMAN TRUCK GM GOODWRENCH SERVICE PLUS/AC DELCO 300 PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY - 1.0 MILE OVAL FAST...

Fri 08 May 1998
Barry Bodine to Clark No. 63 at Homestead

Barry Bodine to Clark No. 63 at Homestead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 31, 1998) Barry Bodine, youngest son of NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Geoff Bodine, has been named the driver of Jim and Holly Clark's No. 63 Prime Performance Motorsports Chevrolet heading into this ...

Indianapolis results

Indianapolis results

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Racing Unofficial Race Results Cummins 200 Indianapolis Raceway Park Race No. 14/July 30, 1998 P No. Driver SponsorMake Pts ...

Tue 03 Nov 1998
Kent Harrison, Ford Motorsports Interview

Kent Harrison, Ford Motorsports Interview

NASCAR Craftsman Truck FORD HAS BECOME INCREASINGLY MORE COMPETITIVE OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS OF THE NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES. DURING THE INITIAL YEAR OF COMPETITION, 1995, THE MANUFACTURER HAD ONLY ONE POLE AND FOUR WINS. THE FOLLOWING...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Bobby Labonte to Drive Shell Car At Dover

Bobby Labonte to Drive Shell Car At Dover

BOBBY LABONTE SET TO DRIVE SHELL PONTIAC AT DOVER DOWNS DOVER, DE - Bobby Labonte will drive the Shell Pontiac in the upcoming MBNA Gold 200 at Dover Downs International Speedway. The race will mark the Winston Cup regular's fifth 1998...

Fri 11 Dec 1998
Caterpillar to Sponsor Andy Houston

Caterpillar to Sponsor Andy Houston

Caterpillar to sponsor Houston in 1999 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Dec. 11, 1998) The metamorphosis from rookie to veteran just got a whole lot easier for Andy Houston. Caterpillar Inc. announced it will be the primary sponsor of Andy Houston...

Fri 18 Dec 1998
Mike Bliss Replaces Joe Ruttman at Roush in 1999

Mike Bliss Replaces Joe Ruttman at Roush in 1999

Bliss replaces Ruttman at Roush Racing By Brett Borden LIVONIA, Mich. (Dec. 18, 1998) Joe Ruttman, who finished third in the point standings in each of the past two NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series seasons, has been let go by Roush Racing...

Wed 05 Aug 1998
Tony Roper and Tom Gloy Interview

Tony Roper and Tom Gloy Interview

NASCAR Craftsman Truck TONY ROPER, DRIVER - NO. 55 ICEHOUSE BEER FORD F-150 and TOM GLOY, OWNER - NO. 55 ICEHOUSE BEER FORD F-150 WERE ON THE NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES TELECONFERENCE TODAY. A TRANSCRIPT OF THE TELECONFERENCE ...

Wed 16 Dec 1998
Scott Hansen To Drive No. 52

Scott Hansen To Drive No. 52

SCOTT HANSEN NAMED DRIVER OF THE NO. 52 OAKWOOD HOMES CHEVROLET December 15, 1998 (Charlotte, N.C.)---Oakwood Homes Corporation announced today that Scott Hansen will drive the No. 52 Oakwood Homes Chevrolet for the 1999 season. Oakwood Homes...

Tue 28 Jul 1998
IRP Cummins 200 Schedule

IRP Cummins 200 Schedule

Cummins 200 presented by the Indiana Dodge Dealers Indianapolis Raceway Park All Times Eastern Thursday, July 30 Time Event TV Radio 8 a.m. Garage opens 10 a.m. Drawing to determine qualifying order 10 a.m....

Wed 11 Nov 1998
Mike Wallace Season Review

Mike Wallace Season Review

Mike Wallace Purolator PureONE Racing NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series 1998 Season End Report "We had a good season but didn't accomplish everything we hoped for," said Wallace. "We got off to a great run at Orlando and did not get the finish to...

Sun 18 Oct 1998
Mesa Marin Race Report

Mesa Marin Race Report

Setzer survives for first win By Brett Borden BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Oct. 18, 1998) The list of NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series drivers who have yet to win in the series gets shorter every week. Dennis Setzer, who took over the...

Fri 08 May 1998
Standings After Martinsville

Standings After Martinsville

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Standings Official Standings After NAPA 250 Martinsville Speedway Race No. 23/September 26, 1998 Official standings are announced by NASCAR on Mondays after all decisions regarding the last race have been ...

Sun 19 Apr 1998
Ortho to give trucks away

Ortho to give trucks away

Ortho, retailers give away 20 trucks PHOENIX, Ariz. (April 18, 1998) Ortho consumers and fans of the No. 35 Ortho Lawn & Garden Chevrolet on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will have 20 chances to win their own Chevrolet pickup truck in the...

Sun 02 Aug 1998
Loudon Results

Loudon Results

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Racing Unofficial Race Results Pennzoil/VIP Discount Auto 200 New Hampshire International Speedway Race No. 15/August 2, 1998 Pos Truck Name Sponsor Pts. Winnings 1 60 Andy Houston * ...

Tue 14 Jul 1998
MillerDana Fontana Preview

MillerDana Fontana Preview

MILLER AND DANA DODGE TEAM TAKE MOMENTUM TO CALIFORNIA FONTANA, CA - Following their fourth place finish at Nazareth Speedway, Butch Miller and the DANA Dodge team are ready to capitalize on that momentum as they prepare for THE NO FEAR ...

Tue 21 Jul 1998
Driver Appearances in Colorado Springs

Driver Appearances in Colorado Springs

Craftsman race truck drivers take over Denver, Colorado Springs In Denver ... Ron Hornaday Appearance at NAPA store in Denver. NAPA, as sponsor of Ron Hornaday’s truck, will have a media session from 11:00 to 1:00 to introduce Denver kids to...

Fri 17 Jul 1998
Fontanta Starting Grid

Fontanta Starting Grid

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Starting Grid The No Fear Challenge California Speedway Race No. 12 /July 17, 1998 Pos No. Name Make Time Speed 1 60 Andy Houston * Chv 00:41.855 172.022 2 61...

Wed 01 Jul 1998
Milwaukee Lance Norick preview

Milwaukee Lance Norick preview

NORICK AND NHL TEAM JUST NEED A LITTLE LUCK WEST ALLIS, WI - When Lance Norick and the National Hockey League sponsored Dodge unload for the July 4th DieHard 200 at the famed Milwaukee Mile, they will be looking to put the final ...

Tue 02 Jun 1998
Randy Tolsma Xpress Motorsports News

Randy Tolsma Xpress Motorsports News

Where'd That Guy Learn to Drive MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 2, 1998) -- The roots of NASCAR racing are often traced to the moonshine runners of the Carolinas and the organized contests they would have to determine who had the fastest car. Many...

Sat 12 Dec 1998
Banquet Notes

Banquet Notes

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Notebook By Brett Borden SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. 11, 1998) Notes and quotes from Friday's NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series banquet: Ridge Gate, Inc., owner of the Ridge Gate Motorsports Nos. 38 and 39 Chevrolets,...

Fri 08 May 1998
Norick Nazareth Preview

Norick Nazareth Preview

NORICK AND NHL TEAM SET TO TACKLE NAZARETH NAZARETH, PA - "Nazareth Speedway is a driver's race track," said Lance Norick, driver of the ...

Fri 24 Jul 1998
Pikes Peak qualifying story

Pikes Peak qualifying story

Bliss takes pole in Tempus Resorts 300K Craftsman Truck race FOUNTAIN, Colo. - Mike Bliss became the first NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Bud Pole winner at Pikes Peak International Raceway Friday in preparation for Saturday's Tempus Resorts ...

Thu 13 Aug 1998
Heartland Park Mike Wallace Preview

Heartland Park Mike Wallace Preview

TOPEKA, Kan. --- August 23, 1998 will mark the date that Ken Schrader Racing and Mike Wallace return to Heartland Park Topeka for their one year anniversary. It will be only the second trip for the No. 52 Purolator PureONE team but Ken Schrader...