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Sat 09 Feb 2002
CHAMPCAR/CART: Chicago Motor Speedway suspends 2002 auto racing seasonHeadline

CHAMPCAR/CART: Chicago Motor Speedway suspends 2002 auto racing season

CICERO, IL -- Officials of Chicago Motor Speedway today suspended the track's 2002 auto racing schedule, which includes the CART FedEx Series Target Grand Prix and the Sears Craftsman 175 in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. Horse racing at ...

Wed 17 Apr 2002
BUSCH: More fines for HarvickHeadline

BUSCH: More fines for Harvick

Kevin Harvick, driver of the Richard Childress Racing No. 29, better learn to control his temper. After sitting out Sunday's Virginia 500 at Martinsville, NASCAR followed up his punishment with a $35,000 fine and extended his probation until ...

Sun 21 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush injured in plane crashHeadline

BUSCH: Jack Roush injured in plane crash

Birmingham, AL - Jack Roush's private plane crashed late Friday into a lake near Troy, Alabama. Roush was airlifted to University Hospital in Birmingham. His condition is critical, but stable at this time. Roush owns the Winston cup teams of...

Sun 20 Oct 2002
NASCAR spotlight - crew cheif Todd Myers

NASCAR spotlight - crew cheif Todd Myers

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series crew chief Myers celebrates McMurray, Starr wins. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2002) - While Jamie McMurray was celebrating his first NASCAR Winston Cup Series win in Charlotte and David Starr (No. 75 Spears ...

Mon 29 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush press conference

BUSCH: Jack Roush press conference

Jack Roush, car owner for Mark Martin, Jeff Burton, Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, held his first press conference since being injured in a plane crash last week in Troy, AL. He conducted the Q&A session via teleconference from the UAB Medical...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Crew chief Kevin Cram filed

Crew chief Kevin Cram filed

NASCAR dines NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series crew chief Cram. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2002) - NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) officials announced today that NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series crew chief Kevin Cram has been...

Mon 22 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

Motorsport.com learned at 12:55 p.m. (EDT) from the University of Alabama Birmingham Trauma Center that Jack Roush has been upgraded to serious condition. Following is the statement issued this morning from Roush Racing. Geoff Smith, president...

Fri 25 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Carbon monoxide poses new risks

BUSCH: Carbon monoxide poses new risks

Auto racing competition comes with its own set of risks. But new research proposes that the levels of heat and carbon monoxide present in cars during events, may be a greater risk than a high speed accident, and just as deadly. Timothy Ackland...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Team Rensi's Don Stiteler passed away 2002-12-08

Team Rensi's Don Stiteler passed away 2002-12-08

Team Rensi Motorsports mourns passing of long-time friend and employee. Team Rensi Motorsports lost a member of its family on Sunday evening. Don Stiteler, gas man for the No. 25 Team Marines and long-time member of the NASCAR family, passed...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
Jerry Hill profile

Jerry Hill profile

Port Tobacco Driver Planning Big Racing Year by Rich Romer After 20 years as a racer, Port Tobacco, Maryland's Jerry Hill enters the 2002 racing season with his best deal ever. RDS Motorsports has retained Hill to drive their AmeriSuites ...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

IRL: Max Jones joins Cheever Racing as General Manager

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 16, 2002) - Max Jones, who has won numerous races and championships as a team manager for Roush Racing, has joined Red Bull Cheever Racing as general manager, owner and driver Eddie Cheever Jr. announced today. As...

Thu 05 Dec 2002
Kohuth named Ultra Motorsports General Manager

Kohuth named Ultra Motorsports General Manager

Kohuth named General Manager of Ultra Motorsports NCTS teams. MOORESVILLE, NC (December, 4 2002) - Ultra Motorsports announced today veteran NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series crew chief Tim Kohuth has been named general manager of the organization's...

Tue 26 Mar 2002
BUSCH: Waltrip leaves booth for one more thrill

BUSCH: Waltrip leaves booth for one more thrill

FOX commentator Darrell Waltrip has plans to return to auto racing as soon as April 13th. Waltrip, who retired at the end of the 2000 season, will jump in a Stacy Compton owned truck when the Craftsman Truck Series hits the track at Martinsville...

Fri 11 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Carlos Contreras signs with Hispanic Racing Team

BUSCH: Carlos Contreras signs with Hispanic Racing Team

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2002)-- The Hispanic Racing Team (HRT Motorsports) has signed truck series veteran Carlos Contreras to compete in the NASCAR Busch Series for the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Contreras will drive a full schedule of races, ...

Tue 05 Feb 2002
Bob Keselowski helps celebrate 50 years of ARCA

Bob Keselowski helps celebrate 50 years of ARCA

Keselowski To Help Celebrate 50 Years Of ARCA Racing DAYTONA BEACH, FL (February 4, 2002) - Former series titlest Bob Keselowski, along with several other past champions, will be honored by the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) RE/MAX ...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
BUSCH: 2002 Season finale summary

BUSCH: 2002 Season finale summary

Ford Championship weekend caps season for National Tours; Stewart, Bliss crowned Champions at Homestead-Miami Speedway. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2002) -- NASCAR capped the 2002 season with all three national tours -- NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
BUSCH: Homestead-Miami to host 2003 finale

BUSCH: Homestead-Miami to host 2003 finale

Ford championship weekend returns to Homestead-Miami in 2003. NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck Series to again conclude seasons in Miami. MIAMI, FL (November 25, 2002)- For the second consecutive year, the NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch...

Fri 26 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

As of Friday, April 26, 2002 at 9:30 am ET BIRMINGHAM, ALA. --- Doctors at the UAB Medical Center reported Friday morning that Jack Roush has been updated to "satisfactory" condition. Roush, who was injured in a plane crash last Friday afternoon...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Homestead: Hornaday wins race, Bliss the championship

Homestead: Hornaday wins race, Bliss the championship

Hornaday wins Ford 200; Bliss celebrates championship. MIAMI, Fla., ¯ (Nov. 15, 2002) -- The Ford 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway belonged to the IWX Motor Freight team. Mike Bliss, driver of the No.

Wed 13 Nov 2002
BUSCH: HRT puts Contreras in Busch car for Homestead

BUSCH: HRT puts Contreras in Busch car for Homestead

HRT puts Contreras in No. 09 Ciclon Car at Homestead. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2002) -- The Hispanic Racing Team (HRT Motorsports) has made a last-minute decision to put Carlos Contreras in its No. 09 CICLON Energy Drink car. Contreras will...

Fri 11 Oct 2002
Las Vegas: Dodge - Kevin Kroyer interview

Las Vegas: Dodge - Kevin Kroyer interview

Dodge engine builder finds success out west. LAS VEGAS (October 9, 2002) - For Dodge engine builder Kevin Kroyer, a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series weekend in Las Vegas equates to a home-field advantage for him and the No. 62 NAPA/Orleans Dodge...

Thu 25 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

BUSCH: Jack Roush medical update

As of Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at 12:00 Noon ET: BIRMINGHAM, ALA. --- Doctors at the UAB Medical Center reported Wednesday morning that Jack Roush has been upgraded from serious to fair condition. Roush, who was injured in a plane crash last ...

Sat 13 Jul 2002
Tide celebrates 15 years in NASCAR

Tide celebrates 15 years in NASCAR

Tide celebrates 15 years in NASCAR Winston Cup Series. (1987 - 2002) Tide Racing retro weekend planned August 1-4 in Indianapolis. (July 10, 2002) - Tide Racing announced they will celebrate 15 years as a primary sponsor in NASCAR Winston Cup...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Hornaday wins truck race in Homestead

Hornaday wins truck race in Homestead

Homestead, FL -- In only his second Craftsman Truck Series race of the year, Ron Hornaday pulled out the victory in the season-ending Ford 200 on the 1.5 mile track in Homestead-Miami. Hornaday, driving the ...