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Tue 09 Dec 2003
IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

PHOENIX, AZ (Dec. 8, 2003)* Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for that sports fan in the family? If that's the case, purchase race tickets for any of the 16 races at Phoenix International Raceway. Single event tickets go on sale Saturday,...

Tim Kennedy's take on first All-Star Showdown

Tim Kennedy's take on first All-Star Showdown

The inaugural $500,000 NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown Thursday-Saturday November 6-8 at Irwindale Speedway was a rousing success based upon comments by fans, racers, sponsors, track management and NASCAR officials. The event deserves to be an...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
Elite Division 2004 title sponsor announced

Elite Division 2004 title sponsor announced

AutoZone becomes Title Sponsor of NASCAR Elite Division Leading Auto Parts Retailer to Support Four Regional Race Series on a Nationwide Basis DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2003) -- AutoZone (NYSE: AZO), the nation's leading auto parts...

Driver comments on new sponsor for Elite Division

Driver comments on new sponsor for Elite Division

Drivers praise AutoZone announcement DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2003) -- AutoZone, the nation's leading auto parts retailer, announced this past Wednesday their title sponsorship of the NASCAR Elite Division. The Elite Division, which will now...

Virginia MHoF inductees

Virginia MHoF inductees

South Boston, VA -- On Saturday, December 20th, Paul Sawyer and the late Clay Earles will be inducted into Virginia Motorsports Hall of Fame, joining last years inductees, the late Wendell Scott and Ray Hendrick. The induction ceremony will be ...

Southampton Motor Speedway 2004 rules update

Southampton Motor Speedway 2004 rules update

SMS held drivers meetings on Dec. 1 and 2 at Keen's Automotive in Smithfield, Va. A few changes in division rules and race procedures were announced, while feedback from the drivers was solicited on a number of other initiatives. Among the ...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 5

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 5

Hershey's Kisses 300 Features Competitive Field DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 2, 2003) -- The 46th annual Hershey's Kisses 300 NASCAR Busch Series race on Saturday, Feb. 14 at historic Daytona International Speedway will feature a who's who of...

Toyota All-Star Showdown final report

Toyota All-Star Showdown final report

Cameron, Breese Claim Inaugural Toyota All-Star Showdown Victories IRWINDALE, Calif. (Nov. 8, 2003) - Austin Cameron claimed an emotional victory in the inaugural NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, Saturday at Irwindale Speedway. Cameron, a NASCAR...

Keselowski to receive special award

Keselowski to receive special award

Keselowski to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Michigan Automobile Racing Fan Club. CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI (December 1, 2003) - The Officers and Board of Directors for the Michigan Automobile Racing Fan Club have selected Bob Keselowski to...

FDNY Station 23 receives donation

FDNY Station 23 receives donation

Kenny Wallace and Stacker 2 to Present $5,000 to FDNY Station 23 ANDOVER, N.J. (Dec. 1) -- NASCAR fans continue to recognize the heroic deeds of the Fire Department of New York City two years after the Sept. 11 tragedy. Stacker 2, "The World's...

Irwindale 2003 Banquet notes

Irwindale 2003 Banquet notes

Irwindale, CA.- Ten racing series that compete regularly for track points on the half or third-mile tracks at Irwindale Speedway completed an eight-month season during October. Drivers and teams were honored at the track banquet, attended by a...

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

BTCC: GM Racing championship season review

GM Racing adds to its Worldwide Trophy Case in 2003 Group captures championships in stock car, drag and sports car racing DETROIT - Long a world leader in motorsport, GM has concluded another championship season across the entire spectrum of ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced

Motor Racing Legends nominated for Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Lexington, KY, December 1, 2003 -- Joe Leonard, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme, Les Richter and Roger Ward have been nominated for the fifth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award,...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
Drivers reflect on Thanksgiving

Drivers reflect on Thanksgiving

Drivers honor the season with food, fun and festivities DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2003) -- It's turkey-gobbling time again, and even NASCAR drivers aren't immune to a little celebratory gluttony. While holiday...

Martinsville Speedway  to offer Family Section

Martinsville Speedway to offer Family Section

MARTINSVILLE, VA. (November 25, 2003) -- In an effort to make race morning a little easier for fans, Martinsville Speedway will offer advance ticket sales for its Family Section beginning with the Advance Auto Parts 500 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup...

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 4

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 4

Plenty At Stake During Bud Pole Qualifying Day DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 25, 2003) - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series drivers dream for the chance to lead the 43-car field to the green flag in the "Great American Race" - the Daytona 500. That ...

IRP names Director of Racing/Operations

IRP names Director of Racing/Operations

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 24, 2003) -- Indianapolis Raceway Park officials announced today that Mike Myslinski has been named Director of Racing and Operations. Indianapolis Raceway Park is one of five drag racing facilities owned and operated by the...

BNS: 2003 Awards Ceremony report

BNS: 2003 Awards Ceremony report

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch North Series champion Andy Santerre concluded his dominant season on the track with an equally dominant night at the podium during the 17th annual Busch North Series Awards Ceremony...

Mon 24 Nov 2003
Jim Watkins ALS Golf tournament preview

Jim Watkins ALS Golf tournament preview

1st Annual Jim Watkins - CNS Charity Fund Raiser Golf Tournament to raise funds for ALS. EL CAJON, CA -- The First Annual Jim Watkins - CNS (Center for Neurologic Study) Charity Fund Raiser Golf Tournament will be held Friday, December 6th at...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 3

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 3

Florida Dodge Dealers 250 Ready To Excite Fans Under The Lights DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 20, 2003) - Night racing during Speedweeks at historic Daytona International Speedway will continue to grow in 2004 as the fifth annual Florida Dodge ...

Fri 21 Nov 2003
Hmiel got caught, loses Busch ride

Hmiel got caught, loses Busch ride

The National Association of Stock Car Racing announced that Busch series driver Shane Hmiel has been indefinitely suspended from participating in any of the sanctioning bodies events. The official press release indicated the following ...

Gibbs and White to form development program

Gibbs and White to form development program

Joe Gibbs announced that he has teamed with former National Football League star Reggie White to form a late model development program that will attempt to showcase minority drivers. Gibbs, who found a second career in racing after he left the...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part IV

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part IV

Budweiser Shootout reaches new heights under the lights. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 4, 2003) -- Earlier this year during Speedweeks 2003, the Budweiser Shootout, the no-holds barred All-Star race featuring the previous year's Bud Pole winners...

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 2

Daytona Speedweeks 2004, part 2

From Front To Back, The Gatorade 125's A Can't Miss DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Nov. 11, 2003) - From the front to the back, the Gatorade 125's traditionally produce some of the most exciting racing during Speedweeks as drivers fight for starting...