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Fri 06 Apr 2001
Al Papini III, in memory of the weekend warrior

Al Papini III, in memory of the weekend warrior

On April 1, 2001, racer Al Papini III, died from a heart attack during the feature race for the NASCAR Late Model class at Rockford Speedway in Rockford, Illinois. Papini, veteran racer; Papini, age 41; Papini, a family man; Papini, a weekend ...

Mon 02 Apr 2001
Driver killed at Rockford Speedway

Driver killed at Rockford Speedway

Rockford Speedway's NASCAR Late Model and Grand National Sportsmen event tonight was marred by the death of a driver. Al Papini died Sunday after crashing his car into the wall at Rockford Speedway, according to wire reports. Papini, 41, who...

Sun 30 Sep 2001
Martinsville qualifying results

Martinsville qualifying results

<pre> Saturday'S Qualifying Results For The $91,095 Taco Bell 300 Nascar Late Model Stock Car Race On Sunday, September 30, 2001 At Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va. Car Start No. Pos. Driver And Hometown Team Time...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Chuck Sennot fatally injured in Delaware

Chuck Sennot fatally injured in Delaware

Bechtelsville, PA September 23, 2001 . . . Chuck Sennott, a veteran campaigner in late model stock car racing at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway, was fatally injured in a multi-car late model stock car racing accident at...

Mon 01 Oct 2001
SWS: Sean Monroe returns at Las Vegas

SWS: Sean Monroe returns at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS Sean Monroe, a former California stock car racing driver with great promise, returns to NASCAR's Southwest Tour Oct. 13 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after a two-year absence. Monroe, now 33 and living in Venice, Calif., will drive one...

Sat 01 Dec 2001
CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

CHAMPCAR/CART: Cosworth Racing appoints Brendon Connor, CEO

[Northampton] - Brendan Connor has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cosworth Racing to form a new leadership team, following the retirement of Trevor Crisp from the position of CEO and Managing Director. Assuming...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Big Diamond

Big Diamond "Coal Cracker 100" race results

BIG DIAMOND RACEWAY RESULT SUMMARY - SEPTEMBER 2, 2001 COAL CRACKER MODIFIED 100: 1. 126 Duane Howard, Oley, PA ($10,880); 2. 114 Craig Von Dohren, Barto, PA; 3. 88T Meme DeSantis, Temple, PA; 4. 5 Keith Hoffman, Whitehall, PA; 5. 1 Billy...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
Portland Speedway race results 2001-08-10

Portland Speedway race results 2001-08-10

<pre> NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Grand American Modifieds Fast Time: Richard Whiteman/16.572 Trophy Dash: Dan Fox Timber Wolf Hardcharger Award: Richard Whiteman Discount Muffler Quickest & Quietest: Gary Morris Heat Race ...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
Tragedy strikes at Lorain County Speedway

Tragedy strikes at Lorain County Speedway

On Saturday, July 21, two late-model cars collided and went into the grandstands at the Lorain County Speedway track located near Amherst, Ohio. One spectator, Virginia Wyleth, was fatally injured and at least 13 others were injured. The accident...

Fri 28 Sep 2001
Northeast Region champion, Vern Bliss

Northeast Region champion, Vern Bliss

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 26, 2001) - Vern Bliss of Arcade, N.Y., collected his first ever Northeast Region championship in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series. Bliss, who competes in the Late Model Pro Stock division at Holland (N.Y.) ...

Sat 24 Feb 2001
Larry Krieger died February 17

Larry Krieger died February 17

Irwindale 1999 Champion Driver Larry Krieger Remembered As One Of The Best And Brightest Irwindale, Calif. - - NASCAR Grand American Modified driving champion Larry Krieger passed away on Saturday, February 17. The thirty-five year old racing...

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 ...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
Portland Speedway results 2001-09-14

Portland Speedway results 2001-09-14

{TB] Final Results - NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Grand American Modifieds Fast Time: Richard Whiteman 15.689 seconds (new track record) Trophy Dash: Don Jenner Heat Race ...

Fri 19 Oct 2001
SWS: Mesa Marin Raceway race facts

SWS: Mesa Marin Raceway race facts

WHAT: Big O Tires "150" Featherlite Southwest Series, NASCAR Touring Race No. 14 of 16 WHERE: Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, Calif.1/2-Mile Paved WHEN: Saturday, October 20, 2001 -- 9:00 p.m. PST DISTANCE: 150 Laps/75 Miles POSTED AWARDS:...

Wed 14 Nov 2001
WKA: Petropoulos' RAD program at Atlanta

WKA: Petropoulos' RAD program at Atlanta

Petropoulos in NAPA 500 Parade Lap Atlanta, GA (November 13, 2001) - Peter Petropoulos will participate in the pre-race parade lap for the NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, November 18, 2001. Petropoulos will be featured in his...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
BNS: Martinsville Taco Bell 300 starter

BNS: Martinsville Taco Bell 300 starter

Fast Service Important For Taco Bell 300 Starter MARTINSVILLE, VA. (Sept. 24, 2001) -- There's nothing like a little competition to make the best a little bit better. That was certainly the case with James Crosier Jr. and his crew at the Taco...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Big Diamond

Big Diamond "Coal Cracker 100" race report

Minersville, PA - September 2 - In a daring three-wide move which saw the leaders bang wheels on the final lap and nearly crash out of the event, Duane Howard of Oley, Pa stole the win in the 22nd Annual Coal Cracker 100 at Big Diamond Raceway on...

Mon 30 Jul 2001
Southern National Speedway results

Southern National Speedway results

KENLY, N.C. (July 28, 2001) - Roger Sawyer of Orlando, Florida claimed his second win of the season Saturday night in the Pre-Cast Cement 150 at Southern National Speedway. "It feels great to come here and beat hometown favorites Cam Strader and...

Thu 18 Oct 2001
Irwindale Speedway results 10-13-01

Irwindale Speedway results 10-13-01

Last Lap Lead Change Gives City Of Walnut The "Mayor's Cup" Win Greg Voigt Hangs In To Win Wild Food 4 Less Super Late Models 100 "It ain't over 'til it's over," said New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra decades ago. That well-known "philosophy"...

Tue 02 Oct 2001
BNS: Buzz Chew Stafford race notes

BNS: Buzz Chew Stafford race notes

Bryon Chew, driver of the 09 Buzz Chew Auto group Chevy Monte Carlo on the NASCAR Busch North Series finally found a little of the luck that has been missing from past races this season by posting a 7th place finish in the Carquest 150 at Jack ...

Wed 21 Mar 2001
Pete Silva wins an emotional opener at Greenville Pickens Speedway

Pete Silva wins an emotional opener at Greenville Pickens Speedway

GREENVILLE, SC (March 17, 2001)- On a night when the fans turned out in large numbers to honor fallen NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt, another man in black ended up in victory lane to dedicate the opening night win to the seven time Winston Cup ...

Fri 09 Nov 2001
Thu 29 Nov 2001
Safari Associates

Safari Associates "soft wall" test

AMSTERDAM, NY- Safari Associates, Inc., (OTCBB-SAFR) announced that its Molecuthane motorsports "soft wall", which the company successfully demonstrated on September 26th at the Indianapolis Speedrome, is now being tested by NASCAR. On October...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
USAR: IRL: BNS: Kentucky promotes Wilson to new position

USAR: IRL: BNS: Kentucky promotes Wilson to new position

Kentucky Speedway Promotes Wilson To Director Of Special Events And Client Services FT. MITCHELL, KY. - Kentucky Speedway announces the promotion of Lisa Wilson to the newly created position of Director of Special Events and Client...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
IRL: GM Racing completes

IRL: GM Racing completes "vintage" season

GM brands Complete "Vintage" Season Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Cadillac gain Podiums and Titles Detroit, Mich., Dec.21, 2001 - With the extremely short time between the end of one racing season and the start of the next, General Motors...

Fri 07 Dec 2001
Irwindale Speedway 2001 season summary

Irwindale Speedway 2001 season summary

Irwindale Speedway, in its third year of operation, crowned one repeat champion and four new champions in the five established "in-house" racing classes that utilized the half or third mile tracks at the now well-known San Gabriel Valley...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
Grandview Speedway results 2001-08-19

Grandview Speedway results 2001-08-19

FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL 50-LAP FEATURE FOR NASCAR MODIFIEDS: VonDohren, Billy Pauch, Meme DeSantis, Keith Brightbill, Duane Howard, Kenny Gruber, Terry Meitzler, Doug Manmiller, Glenn Strunk, Kerry Kratz, Shawn Reimert, Jon Kellner,...

Thu 29 Mar 2001
WM: Irwindale Speedway racing news

WM: Irwindale Speedway racing news

Irwindale, Calif. - - Irwindale Speedway's own Automobile Club of Southern California NASCAR Late Models will headline the April 7 racing agenda at Irwindale Speedway. The last time that these full-bodied bruisers took to the track it was...

Mon 23 Jul 2001
Big Diamond story

Big Diamond story

Minersville, PA - July 20 - Duane Howard of Oley, PA powered the Big Spring Car Wash 126 to his fifth win of the year in the $2100-to-win Big Diamond Raceway NASCAR Weekly Racing Series 25-lap feature. It was also Howard's second straight win in...

Wed 01 Aug 2001
Kyle Busch to drive for Roush at IRP

Kyle Busch to drive for Roush at IRP

Kyle Busch to drive for Roush Racing LAS VEGAS -- Rookie driver Kyle Busch, younger brother of NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver Kurt Busch, will pilot the Eldon sponsored No. 99 Ford F-150 NASCAR Craftsman Truck at Indianapolis Raceway Park ...

Wed 09 May 2001
FMS: BNS: LesCare continues sponsorship packages

FMS: BNS: LesCare continues sponsorship packages

Waterbury, CT. Since beginning its entry into motorsports sponsorship in 1994, LesCare Kitchens, Inc. has continually grown its program with race drivers, cars, and tracks to establish itself as a big supporter of the sports millions of fans love...

Wed 19 Sep 2001
Series Regional point standings 2001-09-10

Series Regional point standings 2001-09-10

<pre> NASCAR MID-AMERICA REGIONAL LEADERS - FD 09/11/01 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pos Driver Name Home Track Starts Wins T-5 T-10 ...

Wed 28 Mar 2001
WS: NAPA official auto parts supplier of Irwindale

WS: NAPA official auto parts supplier of Irwindale

Irwindale, Calif. - - It's official! NAPA Auto Parts and NAPA Auto Care Centers have become the Official Auto Parts Suppliers of Irwindale Speedway. NAPA, one of Irwindale Speedway's longest associations, has announced its increased...

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...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
Irwindale results 2001-09-22

Irwindale results 2001-09-22

AMERICAN RACE TRUCKS: Fast Time: Aaron Staudinger, 20.767. Main: Staudinger, Deyon Young, Dave Lyon, Val Cummings, Robbie Brand, Michael may, Josh Hulsebosch, Tony Forfa, Terry Young,. Michael Thomas, Dale Cromwell, Chris Johnson, Kirk Knostman,...

Fri 08 Jun 2001
USAR: SWS: Goodyear week at the races 2001-06-07

USAR: SWS: Goodyear week at the races 2001-06-07

** National Hot Rod Association: Three records fell during a weekend of stunning speed in the Lucas Oil Products NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. and Goodyear tires played a role in all three. Goodyear teams collected seven ...

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