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Mon 09 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Casey Mears signs with Ganassi Racing Winston CupHeadline

BUSCH: Casey Mears signs with Ganassi Racing Winston Cup

MOORESVILLE, N.C., (December 5, 2002) --- Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that Casey Mears will drive the No. 41 Target Dodge in the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series with veteran Jimmy Elledge performing the crew chief...

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 ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Fred Bickford resigns from DF2 Motorsports

BUSCH: Fred Bickford resigns from DF2 Motorsports

Fred Bickford has resigned as co-owner of DF2 Motorsports, the team announced on Saturday. Bickford sites family reasons for stepping down from the team. The news comes on the heels of the announcement of a partnership between the team and Winston...

Sat 20 Jul 2002
BUSCH: Andy Kirby killed in accident

BUSCH: Andy Kirby killed in accident

Andy Kirby was killed Thursday night in a motorcyle accident in his hometown of White House, Tennessee. The driver of the Robinson Racing No. 77 Ford lost control of his 1985 Harley-Davison Motorcycle on Union Road while taking a...

Wed 04 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Atwood out at Evernham, may return to BuschHeadline

BUSCH: Atwood out at Evernham, may return to Busch

Ray Evernham appears to have fallen out of step with his earlier commitment. Numerous times this year he boasted, "Casey [Atwood] is the future of Evernham Motorsports." The future appears to have been rather brief. On Monday, December 2, Casey...

Thu 19 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Blount moves with Braun Racing to Busch seriesHeadline

BUSCH: Blount moves with Braun Racing to Busch series

Mooresville, North Carolina (December 17, 2002) - Braun Racing announced today that it will field an entry in the 2003 NASCAR BGN Series with Rookie driver Chad Blount. Last week the team announced that they would field an entry for Steadman...

Mon 09 Sep 2002
BUSCH: Richmond II: Ashton Lewis race notes

BUSCH: Richmond II: Ashton Lewis race notes

Ashton Lewis, Jr. walks through wall of fire in wreck at Richmond. Richmond, VA (Sep. 6, 2002) -- Ashton Lewis, Jr., driver of the No. 46 Civil Air Patrol Chevrolet, suffered only minor burns to the fingertips on his left hand, after being ...

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...

Wed 17 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Cabela's named title sponsor for Michigan Busch race

BUSCH: Cabela's named title sponsor for Michigan Busch race

Cabela's named title sponsor of NASCAR Busch race at MIS. BROOKLYN, Mich. - One of Michigan's biggest attractions for outdoor sportsmen and women and the state's biggest sporting facility are coming together in the fast-paced world of auto ...

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...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
BUSCH: Mike's Hard Lemonade dever? chegar Fittipaldi

BUSCH: Mike's Hard Lemonade dever? chegar Fittipaldi

Mike's Hard Lemonade deverá chegar ao Brasil em março (Miami, EUA) Christian Fittipaldi decidiu participar de seis provas da NASCAR Busch Series na temporada 2002. Paralelamente ao campeonato da CART, onde o brasileiro defende a Newman Haas,...

Mon 09 Sep 2002
BUSCH: McMurray signs with GanassiHeadline

BUSCH: McMurray signs with Ganassi

Richmond, VA--Chip Ganassi Racing has signed Jamie McMurray to drive the Chevron Texaco Dodge beginning next season. Havoline will don the hood of the car as announced Saturday. McMurray's car number and crew chief are yet to be ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

WKA: BUSCH: McMurray remembers Christmases in Daytona

Jamie McMurray remembers his Go-Kart Christmases in Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2002) - Just like Christmas, go-karts come only once a year to Daytona International Speedway. Beginning the day after Christmas, Daytona International...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
BUSCH: Daytona: Innovative Motorsports race recap

BUSCH: Daytona: Innovative Motorsports race recap

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Feb. 18, 2002) -- Thomas Pacconi Classics, Inc. (TPC) has entered the world of NASCAR racing with its sponsorship of the ...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
BUSCH: 2003 NASCAR Busch Series schedule

BUSCH: 2003 NASCAR Busch Series schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2002) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced Monday the 2003 schedule for the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division. The NASCAR Busch Series - the nation's No. 2 motorsports...

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 05 Dec 2002
BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

BUSCH: IPS: IRL: Kentucky Speedway signs Meijer as sponsor

Meijer signs five-year sponsorship agreement with Kentucky Speedway. Meijer becomes Title Sponsor of "The Meijer 300" NASCAR Busch Series event and "The Official Supercenter of Kentucky Speedway" SPARTA, KY. -- Kentucky Speedway, one of ...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
BUSCH: Kenny Wallace gains primary sponsor

BUSCH: Kenny Wallace gains primary sponsor

CONCORD, N.C. (January 10, 2002) -- Innovative Motorsports, Inc. (IMI) is proud to announce that NVE Pharmaceuticals will be the primary sponsor on the ...

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...

Mon 07 Jan 2002
BUSCH: Dana Landry joins BLV Motorsports Busch team

BUSCH: Dana Landry joins BLV Motorsports Busch team

Thomasville, N.C. - January 7, 2002 - Dana Landry has been named Director of Public Relations and Marketing for BLV Motorsports, located in Thomasville, N.C. Eric Giangiordano, Director, Business Development for BLV Motorsports made the ...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

BUSCH: Kevin Lepage to join Heritage Motorsports at Daytona Rolex 24

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (December 9, 2002) -- Heritage Motorsports announced today that NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Series driver Kevin Lepage will join the driver lineup for the Heritage Motorsports ...

Fri 04 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Bobby's wife Stephanie Hamilton debuts at Riverview Speedway

BUSCH: Bobby's wife Stephanie Hamilton debuts at Riverview Speedway

Wife of NASCAR Busch Series driver, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. makes racing debut this weekend. Mooresville, NC (October 2, 2002) - Stephanie Hamilton, wife of NASCAR Busch Series driver, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. who drives the No. 25 Team Marines Ford ...

Sun 05 May 2002
BUSCH: Jason Keller takes Richmond for third win of yearHeadline

BUSCH: Jason Keller takes Richmond for third win of year

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond International Raceway has always been one of Jason Keller's favorite tracks, but he had never finished higher than fifth on the .75-mile D-shaped oval. Keller's luck took a turn for the better this evening after he...

Wed 22 May 2002
BUSCH: Jeff Purvis in serious condition after accident

BUSCH: Jeff Purvis in serious condition after accident

Allentown, Pa--Injured Busch Series driver Jeff Purvis is still listed in serious but stable condition after a series of CT scans and MRIs on Monday. Purvis suffered a contusion to the base of his brain along with a fracture of the first and...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
BUSCH: Las Vegas to honor military

BUSCH: Las Vegas to honor military

LVMS to honor military during NASCAR Weekend LAS VEGAS -- Military appreciation will be the overriding theme during the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400/Sam's Town 300 NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. An enlistment ceremony, the naming of a...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
BUSCH: Larry Foyt is Winston Cup bound

BUSCH: Larry Foyt is Winston Cup bound

Busch Series driver Larry Foyt is content with his 2002 season so far. After only 14 events, the driver of the AJ Foyt Racing No. 14 has two top-10 finishes and is 16th in points. After the entire 2001 season, he had zero top-10s and was 21st in...

Tue 29 Oct 2002
BUSCH: New team, Angela's Motorsports debuts at Phoenix

BUSCH: New team, Angela's Motorsports debuts at Phoenix

Mike McLaughlin in 2003 WiredFlyer Ford For Angela's Motorsports Jay Sauter to drive this season at Phoenix and Homestead HAMPTON, Ga. - Angela's Motorsports, a new NASCAR Busch Series team assembled by racing enthusiast Angela Harkness and ...

Wed 10 Apr 2002
BUSCH: AP Performance signs Bobby Bakeeff as Crew Chief

BUSCH: AP Performance signs Bobby Bakeeff as Crew Chief

Bakeeff new Crew Chief for Sauter, No. 19 AP Performance Racing Chevrolet. MOORESVILLE, NC (April 9, 2002) - Bobby Bakeeff has been named the new crew chief for Tim Sauter and the No. 19 AP Performance Chevrolet NASCAR Busch Series entry....

Sat 07 Sep 2002
BUSCH: Derrike Cope in hard crash at Richmond

BUSCH: Derrike Cope in hard crash at Richmond

Derrike Cope, driver of the Robinson Racing No. 49 Ford, crashed hard in turn one at tonight's Busch series Funai 250 at the Richmond International Raceway. It appears that Cope's throttle stuck wide open as he entered turn one, the car ...

Wed 06 Mar 2002
BUSCH: Keller and Addington: 15 years together

BUSCH: Keller and Addington: 15 years together

15 Years Of Friendship And Success- Jason Keller And Steve Addington Jason Keller And Steve Addington Share A Special Bond In The NASCAR Busch Series CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Jason Keller and Steve Addington share one unique quality ... loyalty.

Sat 05 Oct 2002
BUSCH: Charlotte II: Hank Parker Jr preview

BUSCH: Charlotte II: Hank Parker Jr preview

Just call him "Papa" Parker -Hank Parker Jr. gets an early birthday surprise- DENVER, N.C. (Oct. 4) - Driver Hank Parker Jr. is known for having one of the brightest smiles in the NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) garage. Even though he usually needs no...

Wed 22 May 2002
BUSCH: Officials announce penalty for Fred Wanke No. 25

BUSCH: Officials announce penalty for Fred Wanke No. 25

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 21, 2002) - NASCAR Officials announced that Fred Wanke, crew chief of the No. 25 Ford Taurus in the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division, received a $20,000 fine for a rule violation found during post-race...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
BUSCH: ST Motorsports No. 59 inks associate sponsor

BUSCH: ST Motorsports No. 59 inks associate sponsor

Bush's Baked Beans joins ST Motorsports as Associate Sponsor. Knoxville, Tenn. (November 21, 2002) - Bush's Baked Beans, America's favorite brand of baked beans, announced plans today to team up with ST Motorsports and driver Stacy Compton for...

Wed 10 Apr 2002
BUSCH: Stacker 2 signs as Nazareth title sponsor

BUSCH: Stacker 2 signs as Nazareth title sponsor

Stacker 2 onboard as title sponsor of Nazareth Speedway's Busch Series Race. Race will be titled Stacker 2 "200" Nazareth, PA (April 9, 2002) ­ Nazareth Speedway officials announced today that Stacker 2 has entered into a partnership with...

Tue 30 Jul 2002
BUSCH: Colorado Springs: Hank Parker Jr race summary

BUSCH: Colorado Springs: Hank Parker Jr race summary

GNC Live Well Racing climbs to the top at Pike's Peak. -No. 36 Team uses pit strategy to claim first win of 2002- FOUNTAIN, Colo. (July 28) - Hank Parker Jr. and his No. 36 GNC Live Well Racing team scored the first win of their 2002 season in...

Thu 13 Jun 2002
BUSCH: Jimmy Spencer - Father puts family above racing

BUSCH: Jimmy Spencer - Father puts family above racing

All eyes were on the father. Photographers, reporters, television cameras, crew members, sponsors, the whole works. He had just driven his thunderbolt of a race car into Victory Lane for his first Winston Cup win, and he had done so at the mecca...