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Thu 28 Oct 2004
Remembering Ricky HendrickHeadline

Remembering Ricky Hendrick

Rick Hendrick, his family and the Hendrick Motorsports organization are in the process of mourning the loss of their loved ones and friends who were on board the small Beech 200 plane that crashed on Sunday near Martinsville. The following is a...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
R. Todd Wilson named NASCAR CFO

R. Todd Wilson named NASCAR CFO

R. Todd Wilson named NASCAR Chief Financial Officer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2004) -- In a move to enhance NASCAR's business leadership within the motorsports industry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France ...

Wed 26 May 2004
Southampton Motor Speedway suspends operations

Southampton Motor Speedway suspends operations

CAPRON, Va. (May 25) - Unable to shake off the effects of a terrible `03 season, Southampton Motor Speedway has suspended operations until further notice. In a May 18 meeting with senior SMS employees, track owner Dave Atkinson indicated that...

Wed 10 Mar 2004
In the Garage: No. 38 Jackman, Rodney FettersHeadline

In the Garage: No. 38 Jackman, Rodney Fetters

In the Garage: Rodney Fetters, Jackman for the No. 38 Yates Ford Rodney Fetters, Jackman for the No. 38 Robert Yates Racing Ford has one of the best jobs in the garage. The New York native first got his feet wet working in racing seven years...

Sat 17 Jul 2004
Papa Joe Hendrick passes at 84Headline

Papa Joe Hendrick passes at 84

Joseph R. Hendrick Jr., father of Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick and company president John Hendrick, passed away Wednesday evening at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He was 84. Papa Joe Hendrick award event: Papa Joe...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
/STOCKCAR: Irwindale results 2004-06-05

/STOCKCAR: Irwindale results 2004-06-05

It was "Super Night" at Irwindale Speedway Saturday as Advantage Ford presented Super Late Models, Super Stocks and Super Trucks on the banked half-mile. Figure 8 racing concluded four hours of racing action at 11:00 before about 5,000...

Thu 01 Apr 2004
IRL: Kevin Forbes interview on IMS repaving

IRL: Kevin Forbes interview on IMS repaving

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 31, 2004 -- An interview with Kevin Forbes, Indianapolis Motor Speedway director of engineering and construction, about the repaving of the entire 2.5-mile IMS oval starting in August 2004: Q: When will the...

Wed 05 May 2004
Justin Martz - LVMS spotlight

Justin Martz - LVMS spotlight

Martz trying to live up his mom's fast-paced legacy LAS VEGAS--A passion for speed and racing -- of any kind -- goes hand in hand with being a part of the Martz family. Judy Martz, former Olympic speed skater and current governor of...

Mon 27 Sep 2004
Cajon Speedway results 2004-09-25

Cajon Speedway results 2004-09-25

Cajon Crowns Champions EL CAJON, CA (09/25/04). Danny Gay, Rick Hagen, Ed Hale, Brian Fitzgibbons, and Ryan Gay were crowned divisional champions Saturday night at Cajon Speedway in the Grand American modifieds, street stocks, pony stocks, ...

Thu 25 Mar 2004
SES: JR Norris to drive for Richie Wauters

SES: JR Norris to drive for Richie Wauters

JR Norris Set For Biggest Season of His Racing Career Alabama Driver Will Drive Richie Wauters' Cars in NASCAR Southeast Division Hueytown, AL (March 24, 2004) -- Hueytown, Alabama has produced its fair share of legendary race car drivers. Names...

Sat 07 Aug 2004
USAR: Mansfield Speedway names Mize new GM

USAR: Mansfield Speedway names Mize new GM

MANSFIELD, Ohio - Mansfield Motorsports Speedway owner Michael Dzurilla announced Chris Mize has been named the track's General Manager, effective immediately. Mize succeeds Jerry Smith, who resigned Monday, August 2. "I'm confident that Chris...

Tue 13 Apr 2004
NASCAR reorganization, new hires

NASCAR reorganization, new hires

NASCAR Announces New Hires, Executive Reorganization Changes aimed at boosting touring and weekly series, consumer PR efforts DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 12, 2004) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR)...

Sun 25 Jan 2004
NASCAR R&D Competition Forum transcript, part 1

NASCAR R&D Competition Forum transcript, part 1

NASCAR R&D press conference GARY NELSON, NASCAR Managing Director of Research and Development JOHN DARBY, NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Director BRIAN DeHART, NASCAR Busch Series Director WAYNE AUTON, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Director GARY SMITH,...

Sun 12 Sep 2004
Big Diamond results 2004-09-10

Big Diamond results 2004-09-10

Minersville, PA - Sept. 10, 2004 - Jason Hamilton of Erwinna captured the Hoover Chevrolet / GM Performance Parts Sportsman Modified 50 at Big Diamond Raceway on Friday night. Hamilton's Vanderlely Power Train & Speed Parts/Pipersville Garden ...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Daytona installs SAFER

Daytona installs SAFER

Installation of Safer Barriers Underway At Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (June 7, 2004) -- Installation of Steel and Foam Energy Reduction barriers are currently underway at Daytona International Speedway. The project to...

Wed 19 May 2004
Bill Taylor dies at 84

Bill Taylor dies at 84

Former Indy Driver, Racing Executive Taylor Dies at 84 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 17, 2004 -- Bill Taylor, who passed his Indianapolis 500 rookie test in 1949 driving the radical Rounds Rocket, died May 16 in his hometown of Auburndale, Fla. He...

Sun 15 Aug 2004
Lanier results 2004-08-14

Lanier results 2004-08-14

Famous Racing Families in Victory Lane at Lanier National Speedway Sieg, Sosebee, and Wood Winners at Lanier Braselton, Ga. (August 14, 2004) -- Three drivers with ties to the upper tier of NASCAR racing visited victory lane Saturday on Akins ...

Thu 12 Aug 2004
SES: Greenville-Pickens II: Steven Howard - NASCAR spotlight

SES: Greenville-Pickens II: Steven Howard - NASCAR spotlight

Steven Howard Looking Forward To Return Trip To Greenville-Pickens Speedway For 'Rock 101' 150 On Saturday Daytona Beach, Fla. (August 10, 2004) - As the old saying goes, there's no place like home. That's the sentiment that NASCAR AutoZone...

Wed 27 Oct 2004
DuPont letter about Joe Jackson

DuPont letter about Joe Jackson

In a letter sent to DuPont employees on Monday, October 25, Ed Donnelly, group vice president - DuPont Coatings & Color Technologies, wrote: "By now, many of you have heard that a Hendrick Motorsports aircraft crashed yesterday near...

Sun 07 Nov 2004

"Papa Smurf" Sherrill Pardue passes away

Former Late Model and Grand Stock Driver Sherrill Pardue Passes Away.... Known to fans of Old Dominion Speedway as "Papa Smurf", former driver Sherrill Pardue has died as a result of complications following heart surgery. Sherrill began his ...

Mon 09 Aug 2004
Cajon Speedway results 2004-08-07

Cajon Speedway results 2004-08-07

EL CAJON, Calif. (08/07/04) -- Unintentionally, Ramona's John Manke both hindered and aided the racing night of David Beat, the driver everyone is trying to catch among late model sportsman stocks in the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Racing Series at Cajon...

Tue 11 May 2004
IRL: Kentucky Speedway names Medical Director

IRL: Kentucky Speedway names Medical Director

Dr. Troy Rock Appointed Speedway Medical Director SPARTA, KY. - University of Kentucky (UK) Hospital and Kentucky Speedway announce that Dr. Troy Rock has been appointed speedway medical director. Rock replaces former director Dr. Steve ...

Mon 13 Sep 2004
LVMS Bullring results 2004-09-11

LVMS Bullring results 2004-09-11

NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series No. 20 Results Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway September 11, 2004 Super Late Models Main Event Results (50 laps): 1. Mike Cofer, 2. Chuck Trickle, 3. Thane Alderman, 4. Spencer Clark, 5. Mike Ray, 6. Mike ...

Thu 05 Feb 2004
2004 NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series schedule

2004 NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series schedule

<pre> NASCAR Touring Featherlite Modified Series (FMS) 2004 schedule DATE TRACK LOCATION LAPS Sun Apr 4 Thompson International Speedway Thompson, Conn ...

Wed 24 Nov 2004
Irwindale 2004 Champion's Banquet notes

Irwindale 2004 Champion's Banquet notes

IRWINDALE, CA., Nov. 20- Irwindale Speedway management honored all the 2004 track/series champions Saturday night at the sixth annual track championship awards banquet. More than 600 persons attended the Twin Palms-catered chicken and beef buffet...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
Joe Gibbs Racing statement on Reggie White

Joe Gibbs Racing statement on Reggie White

Joe Gibbs Racing Statement on The Passing of Reggie White HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004) -- Reggie White, a former defensive star in the NFL and a partner in the Joe Gibbs Racing Diversity Program, passed away Dec. 26 in...

Tue 11 May 2004
Southampton results, standings 2004-05-07

Southampton results, standings 2004-05-07

NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series at Southampton Motor Speedway Race Results Friday, May 7, 2004 LATE MODEL STOCK CARS - 75 laps 1. Bob Shreeves - Chesapeake, Va., 75 2. Mike Conner - Gloucester, Va., 75 3. Travis Miller - Chesapeake, Va., 75 4.

Thu 25 Mar 2004
BNS: Willoughby Motorsports adds sponsor

BNS: Willoughby Motorsports adds sponsor

Poulin Auto Country Joins Willoughby Motorsports and Bobby Dragon for Busch North Season Opener ROCHESTER, N.H. (March 23, 2004) - Willoughby Motorsports proudly announces that Poulin Auto Country has joined the No. 15 NASCAR Grand ...

Wed 09 Jun 2004
Las Vegas Bullring results, points 2004-06-07

Las Vegas Bullring results, points 2004-06-07

Official NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series Results NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series No.9 Results Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway June 5, 2004 Super Late Model Main Event Results (50 laps): 1. Mike Cofer, 2. Spencer Clark, 3. Chuck Trickle, 4. Thane...

Mon 23 Aug 2004
Cajon Speedway results 2004-08-21

Cajon Speedway results 2004-08-21

Ferguson and Hale End Droughts at Cajon EL CAJON, Calif. (Aug. 21, 2004) -- Eric Ferguson and Ed Hale, a pair of drivers suffering through extended droughts, both found their way to the Cajon Speedway winner's circle in another week of exciting...

Sun 09 May 2004
SES: Houston: Chris Davidson preview

SES: Houston: Chris Davidson preview

Pearland, TX (May 6, 2004) -- They say everything is bigger in Texas. Well, in the case of NASCAR Southeast Series Rookie Chris Davidson that is true. All you need to do is look at his travel itineraries to prove it. The two words that...

Tue 02 Nov 2004
IRL: California Speedway 2004 summary
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IRL: California Speedway 2004 summary

Biggest Season in California Speedway's History Concludes; 2005 to get Underway Early with Auto Club 500 FONTANA, Calif. (November 1, 2004) --- With the end of daylight savings, the 2004 racing calendar at California Speedway comes to a close.

Thu 27 May 2004
NASCAR ladies' WCRWA and BSLA form WAM, Inc.

NASCAR ladies' WCRWA and BSLA form WAM, Inc.

WCRWA and BSLA Announce The Formation of WAM, Inc. Concord, NC (May 26, 2004) -- The Winston Cup Racing Wives Auxiliary and Busch Series Ladies Association are pleased to announce the formation of the Women's Auxiliary of Motorsports, Inc. (WAM,...

Wed 26 May 2004
Cajon Speedway results 2004-05-22

Cajon Speedway results 2004-05-22

EL CAJON, CA (05/22/04). Rich Green and Rick Hagen were two of only a handful of street stock racers in a celebratory mood following Saturday night's NASCAR Dodge Weekly series contests at Cajon Speedway. While that duo each won a 25-lap main ...