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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...

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...

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 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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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...

Sun 14 Apr 2002
Dodge Motorsports Weekend preview 2002-04-12

Dodge Motorsports Weekend preview 2002-04-12

Burton hopes to bounce back at Martinsville; Mark Kinser leads World of Outlaws to Eldora. MARTINSVILLE, Va. (April 11, 2002) - Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton has had some rough rides in the past three races for car owner Bill Davis and the No....

Fri 04 Oct 2002
BUSCH: January 2003 Daytona test schedule

BUSCH: January 2003 Daytona test schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2002)-- NASCAR released today its 2003 testing schedule for the month of January at Daytona International Speedway for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division, NASCAR Craftsman Truck...

Sat 02 Nov 2002
scra: Cory Kruseman to make NCTS debut at Phoenix

scra: Cory Kruseman to make NCTS debut at Phoenix

FONTANA, Calif. - One of the top open wheel racers in the country is set to try his hand at NASCAR racing.  Cory Kruseman is scheduled to drive the No. 98 Chevrolet Silverado fielded by SealMaster Racing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Craftsman Truck Series moves to Speed Channel

Craftsman Truck Series moves to Speed Channel

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series gets the green flag for Speed Channel. Move to NASCAR TV gives fans more coverage and teams more exposure. LOS ANGELES (Sept. 30, 2002)-- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) will air its...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Homestead: Jason Leffler race summary

Homestead: Jason Leffler race summary

HOMESTEAD, FL (November 15, 2002) - Solid pit strategy fueled by a late-race caution helped propel Jason Leffler and his No. 2 Team ASE/CARQUEST Dodge to a third-place run in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season finale at Homestead-Miami ...

Sat 08 Jun 2002
Brendan Gaughan wins Texas

Brendan Gaughan wins Texas

Forth Worth, TX-- Rookie Brendan Gaughan grabbed his first Craftsman Truck Series career win under the lights on the 1.5 mile track at Texas. Gaughan and his Orleans Racing team decided to take on two tires rather than four during the final ...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
BUSCH: Fin de temporada campeonatos en 2002

BUSCH: Fin de temporada campeonatos en 2002

El fin de semana de campeonato Ford Cierra la temporada de circuitos nacionales; Stewart y Bliss campeones se coronan en el Homestead-Miami Speedway. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (21 de noviembre, 2002) - NASCAR cerró la temporada 2002 con los tres ...

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...

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 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...

Tue 05 Feb 2002
Daytona: SealMaster Racing No. 88 preview

Daytona: SealMaster Racing No. 88 preview

Raising Eyebrows In The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series SANDUSKY, Ohio (Monday, February 4) - Tucked far into the Ohio tourist destination of Sandusky is the home of SealMaster Racing, the No. 88 NASCAR Craftsman Truck team and top contender for...

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 ...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Cook, Stewart team up for Irwindale Turkey Night

Cook, Stewart team up for Irwindale Turkey Night

Cook, Stewart looking to repeat Turkey Night title run. SAN GABRIEL VALLEY, CA (Nov. 25, 2002) - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Terry Cook will transition from driver's seat to the top of the pit box as crew chief for Winston Cup Champion...

Fri 08 Nov 2002
Ultra driver Leffler in No. 7 Dodge

Ultra driver Leffler in No. 7 Dodge

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Jason Leffler to join Sirius Racing Team in Phoenix and Homestead-Miami. NEW YORK (November 7, 2002) - Sirius Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the premier satellite radio provider, and Ultra Motorsports today...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
Ballew and Countryman dissolve partnership

Ballew and Countryman dissolve partnership

Countryman Ballew Racing dissolved. No. 15 NASCAR Craftsman Truck team to operate as Billy Ballew Motorsports. MOORESVILLE, NC (July 31, 2002) - NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team owners Billy Ballew and Preston Countryman have split their ...

Thu 18 Jul 2002
Dodge weekend preview 2002-07-18

Dodge weekend preview 2002-07-18

Odds in Marlin's favor as season enters second half; Leffler's Ram going after third straight pole at NHIS. LOUDON, N.H. (July 17, 2002) - New Hampshire paves the way for big-time politics by hosting the first presidential primary in election...

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 ...

Mon 29 Jul 2002
Brooklyn: Ted Musgrave race notes

Brooklyn: Ted Musgrave race notes

BROOKLYN, MI (July 27, 2002) - A blown engine just 38 laps into the event sidelined Ted Musgrave and his Mopar Dodge resulting in a 32nd-place finish in the Michigan 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway ...

Tue 05 Nov 2002
BUSCH: Phoenix: Kevin Harvick preview

BUSCH: Phoenix: Kevin Harvick preview

Crazy 8's HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (November 4, 2002) - While heading to Phoenix International Raceway, Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 GM Goodwrench Service Chevrolet, reverts to familiarity this week: partaking in a whole load of racing and a ...

Thu 14 Nov 2002
BUSCH: Homestead: This Week in Ford Racing - notes

BUSCH: Homestead: This Week in Ford Racing - notes

NASCAR Winston Cup FORD CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND READY TO DEBUT THIS WEEKEND         For the first time in NASCAR history, all three major divisions will be ending their seasons during the inaugural Ford Championship Weekend at...

Mon 07 Jan 2002
SCC: BUSCH: Daytona Test: Thursday opens test sessions

SCC: BUSCH: Daytona Test: Thursday opens test sessions

Daytona International Speedway Ready For Testing Madness DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.., (Jan. 2, 2001) -- The January testing season at Daytona International Speedway has arrived. On Thursday, Jan. 3, the Grand American Road Racing Association...