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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...

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 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...

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: ...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

Thu 14 Aug 2003
BUSCH: Tony Stewart to drive No. 8 at Michigan

BUSCH: Tony Stewart to drive No. 8 at Michigan

Tony Stewart will be driving an orange and black Chevrolet this weekend, but it won't be his usual No. 20. Instead, the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion will be driving the No. 8 Chevrolet for Chance 2 Motorsports in the Busch Series race...

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 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...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
BUSCH: Penske-Jasper Engines continue joint operation

BUSCH: Penske-Jasper Engines continue joint operation

Penske-Jasper engine-powered trio enjoyed stellar 2002 season; seek broader improvement with switch to Dodge by Penske teams. MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Bob Dodge, the primary player in the process to provide potent motors from Penske-Jasper Engines...

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...

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...