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Sun 23 Nov 2003
BUSCH: USAC star Yeley gets the call to NASCARHeadline

BUSCH: USAC star Yeley gets the call to NASCAR

Joe Gibbs Racing has signed United States Auto Club (USAC) racer J.J. Yeley to a multi-year contract beginning in 2004. Gibbs, who has won two Winston Cup championships with Bobby Labonte and Tony Stewart since its inception in 1992, has long been...

Fri 13 Jun 2003
BUSCH: Roush parks No. 60 FordHeadline

BUSCH: Roush parks No. 60 Ford

CONCORD, NC - Geoff Smith, President of Roush Racing, formally announced that Roush Racing is parking the No. 60 OdoBan Ford of Stanton Barrett. Rumors swirled recently about Roush making a driver change for the Ford, but in the end sponsor...

Fri 23 May 2003
BUSCH: Media track time at Michigan International SpeedwayHeadline

BUSCH: Media track time at Michigan International Speedway

Imagine one's surprise when they received a special invitation to drive a specially prepared stockcar around a superspeedway. Motorsport.com was invited to Michigan International Speedway to partake in a special Media Day. . Photo by...

Wed 21 May 2003
BUSCH: Second wheel tether required at all tracks

BUSCH: Second wheel tether required at all tracks

Second tether requirement on front wheels expanded to all tracks on national series level. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2003) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) expanded its requirement of a second tether for the...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Sportscar driver Bingham enters NASCARHeadline

BUSCH: Sportscar driver Bingham enters NASCAR

Daytona Beach, FL- Christmas has come early for Grand-Am GTS Series Champion Chris Bingham. Bingham and Jay Robinson Racing join forces for the 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National season. Bingham, in Daytona testing for the upcoming ARCA 200, has...

Fri 08 Aug 2003
BUSCH: Riding the high banks of MISHeadline

BUSCH: Riding the high banks of MIS

The 35th season of racing at Michigan International Speedway is heading to a conclusion with next weekend's racing event, the NASCAR Busch and Winston Cup races, the 23rd stop of 2003 for both series. And what better way to start the beginning...

Wed 11 Jun 2003
BUSCH: Ashton Lewis Sr. everyday is Father's day

BUSCH: Ashton Lewis Sr. everyday is Father's day

For NASCAR Busch Series car owner Ashton Lewis, Sr., every day is Father's Day. (Concord, N.C. June 10, 2003) - For Father's Day this Sunday, NASCAR Busch Series driver Ashton Lewis Jr. and his brother, crew chief Charlie Lewis, would love...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
BUSCH: Compton sets Kentucky Busch recordHeadline

BUSCH: Compton sets Kentucky Busch record

Sparta, KY - Stacy Compton established a new track record for the NASCAR Busch Series cars today at Kentucky Speedway, winning his first series pole with a time of 30.615 seconds (176.384 mph) around the 1.5-mile oval. Stacy ...

Sun 05 Jan 2003
BUSCH: IPS: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: MIS celebrates 35 years of

BUSCH: IPS: CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: MIS celebrates 35 years of

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Racing tradition and continuing innovation are two of the many benchmarks Michigan International Speedway can be proud of as the world-class facility celebrates it's 35th anniversary of racing in 2003. To kick-off the 35th year...

Tue 09 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Richmond II: Hmiel/Keller penalized

BUSCH: Richmond II: Hmiel/Keller penalized

Two Nascar Busch Series drivers, Crew Chiefs penalized for post-race incident at Richmond DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 8, 2003) -- Drivers Shane Hmiel and Jason Keller, along with their crew chiefs, received varying penalties for their involvement...

Fri 19 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Shane Hmiel draws indefinite suspension

BUSCH: Shane Hmiel draws indefinite suspension

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2003) -- Officials of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing have suspended driver Shane Hmiel indefinitely pursuant to sections 12-4-A: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; and 12-4-E: ...

Sat 29 Mar 2003
BUSCH: Keller posts best lap for Texas poleHeadline

BUSCH: Keller posts best lap for Texas pole

JUSTIN, TX - Jason Keller posted a lap of 187.474 mph to take the Busch Series pole at Texas Motor Speedway. The ppc Racing driver led the Ford sweep of the top four qualifying positions. It is Keller's tenth career pole, and his first since last...

Sat 10 May 2003
BUSCH: FMS: Nazareth's Bethlehem RaceFest

BUSCH: FMS: Nazareth's Bethlehem RaceFest

Racin' in the streets of Bethlehem Nazareth, PA (May 7, 2003) - The City of Bethlehem and Nazareth Speedway have joined forces to host the first ever Bethlehem RaceFest on Friday, May 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Bethlehem City Hall...

Fri 19 Sep 2003
BUSCH: Dover II: Jeff Green to drive No. 48

BUSCH: Dover II: Jeff Green to drive No. 48

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Innovative Motorsports, Inc. is releasing Shane Hmiel of his driving duties of the No. 48 NASCAR Busch Series Chevrolet Monte Carlo, effective immediately. As of today, Hmiel has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR ...

Fri 10 Jan 2003
BUSCH: AP Performance Racing ceases operationsHeadline

BUSCH: AP Performance Racing ceases operations

MOORESVILLE, NC (January 9, 2003) -- The state of the economy has taken its toll on the NASCAR Busch Series team AP Performance Racing. The Canadian-owned operation with driver Tim Sauter announced today they are ceasing operations effective ...

Fri 23 May 2003
BUSCH: FitzBradshaw Racing signs sponsor

BUSCH: FitzBradshaw Racing signs sponsor

The Navy and Casey Atwood set sail in the no. 82 car CHARLOTTE, NC--FitzBradshaw Racing, owned by NASCAR veteran Armando Fitz and Pro Football Hall of Fame member and Emmy winning broadcaster Terry Bradshaw, has secured a new primary sponsor for...

Thu 16 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Bristol Motorsports signs Hermie Sadler

BUSCH: Bristol Motorsports signs Hermie Sadler

Hermie Sadler set to pilot Toys "R" Us Chevrolet in 2003 1993 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of The Year joins Team Bristol Motorsports. BRISTOL, VA -- Team Bristol Motorsports owner Rick Goodwin announced today that Emporia, VA native Hermie Sadler...

Thu 03 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Daytona II: Chase Montgomery preview

BUSCH: Daytona II: Chase Montgomery preview

Montgomery MotorSports Set For NASCAR Busch Series Debut at Daytona "Chase Montgomery Hungry for Second Top Ten of Busch Career" Mt. Juliet, TN (Monday, June 30th, 2003) - - NASCAR Busch Series rookie Chase Montgomery heads to Daytona ...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Tracks embrace soft wall technology

BUSCH: Tracks embrace soft wall technology

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Safety in NASCAR has long been an issue volleyed about the experts. After the institution of mandatory head and neck restraints in September of 2001, the focus on safety turned to a new soft wall technology developed by a...

Fri 25 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Pikes Peak: Jay Robinson Racing preview

BUSCH: Pikes Peak: Jay Robinson Racing preview

Jay Robinson Racing Press Release Charlotte, NC (Thursday, July 24th, 2003) - - Jay Robinson Racing, LLC heads to Pikes Peak this weekend in an effort to rebound from a disappointing weekend from the New England 200 at New Hampshire International...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (Nov. 20, 2003) - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), winner of two NASCAR Winston Cup Series championships and 40 Winston Cup victories since its inception in 1992, solidified its future by signing United States Auto Club (USAC) standout...

Mon 17 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Vickers earns his first championshipHeadline

BUSCH: Vickers earns his first championship

Darlington has been Brian Vickers' favorite track to race, but after Saturday at Homestead Miami Speedway things may change: it will forever be the site where Vickers won his first NASCAR Busch series title. Brian Vickers. Photo by...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Daytona II: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Daytona II: Goodyear Racing preview

Goodyear Fast Facts, NASCAR at Daytona NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 17 - Pepsi 400 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 18 - Daytona 250 Daytona International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) -- Daytona Beach, Fla. Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway...

Wed 23 Jul 2003
BUSCH: Pikes Peak: David Green - NASCAR spotlight

BUSCH: Pikes Peak: David Green - NASCAR spotlight

1994 champion Green leading tight points battle DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 23, 2003) -- Terry Labonte proved it can be done. David Green believes it can still be done. Labonte, who won the 1984 NASCAR Winston Cup ...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
BUSCH: CGR's drivers named RoY in three series

BUSCH: CGR's drivers named RoY in three series

Chip Ganassi Racing Scores Triple Crown in 2003 Rookie Title MOORESVILLE, N.C., (November 18, 2003) --- The future looks bright for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. The NASCAR racing organization saw three of its drivers crowned Rookie of...

Sun 05 Oct 2003
BUSCH: Green wins thriller at KansasHeadline

BUSCH: Green wins thriller at Kansas

David Green jumped into the lead on the final green-flag lap of Mr. Goodcents 300 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday to claim victory in the race. The win moved Green into the Busch Series points lead, 21 ahead of Scott Riggs. David ...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
BUSCH: ASCAR: Derek Hayes first to race at both Rockingham's

BUSCH: ASCAR: Derek Hayes first to race at both Rockingham's

Derek Hayes becomes first driver to race at Rockingham tracks on both sides of the Atlantic. Derek Hayes will take to the track on Saturday for the Target House 200, NASCAR Busch Series race in Rockingham, North Carolina, USA; to make a little...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
BUSCH: 2003 payout report

BUSCH: 2003 payout report

Series champion one of five to exceed $1 million in season winnings DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2002) -- NASCAR Busch Series 2003 driver champion Brian Vickers won a total of $1,987,255 for his efforts this season, with the bulk coming...

Thu 30 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Baker Racing add Trus Joist for Daytona

BUSCH: Baker Racing add Trus Joist for Daytona

Trus Joist joins Baker Racing, Brad Baker for Koolerz 300 at Daytona. January 29th 2003 (Nashville, TN) - - Brad Baker is heading to Daytona in February with more momentum than ever before to capture his first NASCAR Busch Series Victory with...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
BUSCH: Race Kentucky Motorsports to debut at Charlotte

BUSCH: Race Kentucky Motorsports to debut at Charlotte

LEXINGTON, KY (October 8, 2003) -- Race Kentucky Motorsports, the NASCAR Busch Series' newest team, unveiled its plans today in Lexington, Kentucky. The team will debut this coming weekend in the "Little Trees 300" at Lowe's Motor Speedway to ...

Mon 17 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Hayden/Premier Motorsports part company

BUSCH: Hayden/Premier Motorsports part company

John Hayden Officially Parts Way With Premier Motorsports "Rookie Driver Will Concentrate On '04 Plans" OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY (SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2003) - - NASCAR Busch Series rookie John Hayden officially announced today that he has resigned...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Homestead: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Goodyear Racing preview

Goodyear Tire Notes NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 36 - Ford 400 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 34 - Ford 300 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series - Race No. 25 - Ford 200 Homestead-Miami Speedway Speedway (1.5-mile oval) - Homestead, Fla. Fast...

Sat 04 Oct 2003
BUSCH: Waltrip paces Busch qualifying at KansasHeadline

BUSCH: Waltrip paces Busch qualifying at Kansas

Michael Waltrip nailed his 15th career Busch Series pole and second of the season when he turned a fast lap of 178.365 miles per hour in his ...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
BUSCH: Waltrip wins Bristol August race

BUSCH: Waltrip wins Bristol August race

In a night of classic short track racing, Winston Cup veteran Michael Waltrip claimed his first Busch win season at the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway. Waltrip, driving for his own team started forth for the event ran well all night,...

Tue 18 Feb 2003
BUSCH: Daytona: Chase Montgomery race report

BUSCH: Daytona: Chase Montgomery race report

Montgomery earns top-10 in Busch debut. DAYTONA BEACH, FL (February 15, 2003) -- Chase Montgomery handled his first NASCAR Busch Series race like a pro. Montgomery used patience and his spotter to move the ...

Fri 03 Oct 2003
BUSCH: Kansas: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Kansas: Goodyear Racing preview

NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Race No. 30 - Banquet 400 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 28 - Mr. Goodcents 300 Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) - Kansas City, Kan. Fast Facts for October 3-5, 2003 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Number of ...