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Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

BUSCH: Disson Furst & Partners changes name to Tailwind Sports

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In a move that launches a new direction for the company, the national sports marketing firm Disson Furst and Partners has been re-named Tailwind Sports and will now concentrate its business in two primary areas: cycling and ...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

BUSCH: Harold Holly Nesquik Racing crew chief

(Mooresville, NC) Harold Holly, crew chief on the No. 10 Nestlé® Nesquik Ford Taurus, was born and raised in Pell City, Alabama, only a few miles west of Talladega Superspeedway. Holly's introduction to racing came from his father, who took him...

Wed 25 Jul 2001
BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

BUSCH: No. 10 Nestle Nesquik Ford driver announced

(Mooresville, NC) Scott Riggs, current points leader on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, has signed on as the new driver for ppc Racing and the No. 10 Nestlé Nesquik Ford Taurus for the 2002-2003 NASCAR Busch Series seasons. The driver's seat...

Thu 06 Sep 2001
BUSCH: Curtis Markham serves many roles

BUSCH: Curtis Markham serves many roles

CHARLOTTE, NC --- Every major league baseball team has that one utility player they can call on to fill many roles, pinch-hitter, replacement starter, pinch runner, etc. At Joe Gibbs Racing, they have their own utility man that can be called on...

Wed 03 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Herzog Motorsports signs Toby Porter

BUSCH: Herzog Motorsports signs Toby Porter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Herzog Motorsports, which fields the No. 92 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in the NASCAR Busch Series and the No. 22 and No. 44 cars in the ASA Series, has signed Greenville, S.C. native Toby Porter to a multi-year agreement. Beginning...

Tue 03 Apr 2001
BUSCH: Kentucky Speedway and Tide to honor Darrell Waltrip

BUSCH: Kentucky Speedway and Tide to honor Darrell Waltrip

SPARTA, KY - Kentucky Speedway and Tide, the flagship detergent of Cincinnati, OH based Procter & Gamble, celebrate the NASCAR accomplishments of NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip and honor him with a life size bronze statue and walkway at the ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Johnsonville Sausage links up with ST Motorsports

BUSCH: Johnsonville Sausage links up with ST Motorsports

LOCUST, N.C. (December 11, 2001) - Johnsonville Sausage has reached an agreement with ST Motorsports to become an associate sponsor of the No. 59 Kingsford Chevrolet driven by Stacy Compton for the 2002 and 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series...

Tue 13 Mar 2001
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BUSCH: "Chevy Thunder In The

Relations" <PRelatio@texasmotorspeedway.com> Stockyards" fan fest FORT WORTH-DALLAS (March 13, 2001) - The historic Fort Worth Stockyards will roar to life Friday and Saturday, March 30-31 as Chevy Thunder in the Stockyards returns with...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Sprague, Hendrick move up to Busch series 2002

BUSCH: Sprague, Hendrick move up to Busch series 2002

Sprague and Hendrick, NetZero and GMAC to join NASCAR Busch Series ranks in 2002 CONCORD, NC (December 14, 2001) - After storming their way through the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in 2001, Jack Sprague and Ricky Hendrick will advance to the ...

Thu 13 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Shawna Robinson signs with BAM Racing

BUSCH: Shawna Robinson signs with BAM Racing

Shawna Robinson has been climbing the ladder in stock cars and established a name for herself first in the NASCAR Busch series and then in the ARCA series. A major step was qualifying for a Winston Cup race. Robinson did just that at Michigan ...

Tue 08 May 2001
BUSCH: Nesquik Racing crew member profile - Billy Parker

BUSCH: Nesquik Racing crew member profile - Billy Parker

(Mooresville, NC) Billy "Catfish" Parker, son of legendary fisherman, Hank Parker, Sr. and brother of NASCAR Busch Series competitor, Hank Parker, Jr. has taken a back seat to his driving career to serve an "apprenticeship" on the Nesquik Racing...

Wed 24 Jan 2001
BUSCH: Jani-King sponsors Texas race

BUSCH: Jani-King sponsors Texas race

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Jan. 23, 2001) - Jani-King International, Inc., the world's largest commercial cleaning franchisor, will expand its sports marketing presence by sponsoring the March 31 Jani-King 300 NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick inks associate sponsor

BUSCH: Ricky Hendrick inks associate sponsor

RALEIGH, NC (Dec. 14, 2001) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts has joined Hendrick Motorsports as the official auto parts supplier and as a major associate sponsor for the 2002 season of Ricky Hendrick and his GMAC Financial Services / CARQUEST Auto Parts ...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
BUSCH: Michael Kranefus Racing shuts down Busch team

BUSCH: Michael Kranefus Racing shuts down Busch team

Motorsport.com -- Another team loses sponsor and has to shut it's doors. Loss of sponsor forces MK Racing to withdraw from the 2002 Busch series. The team, the ...

Wed 20 Jun 2001
BUSCH: Pocono honors Adam Petty

BUSCH: Pocono honors Adam Petty

Pocono Honors Adam Petty By Thomas Chemris Pocono, Pa Pocono Raceway is paying tribute to the late Adam Petty by re-naming the Winston Cup garage area in his honor. Adam, the great grandson of Lee Petty, grandson, of Richard, and child ...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Tim Shutt, Crew Chief JGR interview

BUSCH: Tim Shutt, Crew Chief JGR interview

Joe Gibbs Racing Busch Series Crew Chief Reflects On 2001 Tim Shutt, records a strong rookie season as crew chief for Mike McLaughlin Take a brand new crew chief, a solid but unsponsored Busch Series team and add a veteran driver to the mix just...

Mon 17 Dec 2001
BUSCH: 2002 NASCAR rulebook safety changes

BUSCH: 2002 NASCAR rulebook safety changes

The 2002 NASCAR rulebook now requires that all crew who go over the wall must wear helmets. All crew members in the pit must wear fire-resistant suits. Fuelers are required to wear full-race helmets and flame resistant balaclava (head sock). In...

Tue 08 May 2001
BUSCH: Anheuser Busch announces new contingency program

BUSCH: Anheuser Busch announces new contingency program

By Thomas Chemris - Motorsport.com Corporate giant Anheuser Busch has announced a new contingency program that benefits the crewmembers of NASCAR. Currently sponsoring the Busch Grand National Series, Dale Earnhardt JR, and several races, the...

Tue 11 Dec 2001
BUSCH: NASCAR madates new belt rule

BUSCH: NASCAR madates new belt rule

CONCORD, N.C. - NASCAR today ruled that the manufacturer's label on seatbelt restraints can no longer be located under the adjusting mechanism when the driver is buckled into the seat, and the seatbelt and shoulder harness are tightened. "If the...

Mon 09 Jul 2001
BUSCH: New Jersey's Jesel Valvetrain to start team

BUSCH: New Jersey's Jesel Valvetrain to start team

New Jersey's Jesel Valvetrain to start BGN team By Thomas Chemris Lakewood, New Jersey During the last ten years, Jesel Innovative Valvetrain has quietly began to dominate the high performance engine parts market in the world of NASCAR. So...

Thu 18 Jan 2001
BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

BUSCH: IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Force receives Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy

POMONA, CA - RIS - For a third time, John Force has been named winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy as the Driver of the Year by the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association. Force, a ten-time NHRA Funny Car Champion and ...

Mon 26 Nov 2001
BUSCH: Parker Jr's #36 to visit Daytona USA

BUSCH: Parker Jr's #36 to visit Daytona USA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 20, 2001) -- In between racing on ACCELERATION ALLEY and riding DAYTONA DREAM LAPS, guests at DAYTONA USA, the official motorsports attraction of NASCAR, can check out Hank Parker Jr.'s No. 36 GNC Live Well Chevrolet...

Tue 03 Jul 2001
BUSCH: Team Rent-A-Wreck Milwaukee race recap

BUSCH: Team Rent-A-Wreck Milwaukee race recap

Team Rent-A-Wreck Gains Valuable Experience at Milwaukee, Finishes 28th West Allis, WI (July 1, 2001) - Robby Faggart and the ...

Mon 27 Aug 2001
BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports
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BUSCH: IRL: August 26th weekend race reports

Skip Barber trained Dan Wheldon won the ninth round of the 2001 CART Dayton Indy Lights Championship, held at the Gateway International Circuit, St Louis, Missouri. The 23-year old rookie averaged a race record speed of 140.080 mph. This victory...