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Thu 29 Dec 2005
SWS: Auggie Vidovich 2005 review

SWS: Auggie Vidovich 2005 review

UNBELIEVABLE YEAR FOR SHOWDOWN WINNER AUGGIE VIDOVICH LAKESIDE, Calif. (21 December 2005) -- Auggie Vidovich II of Lakeside, California recently summarized his year in racing for an interview stating that he still can not believe what he ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
BNS: 2005 Awards Ceremony notes

BNS: 2005 Awards Ceremony notes

ANDY SANTERRE ACCEPTS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE BUSCH NORTH SERIES TITLE, DECLARES HE WILL NOT SEEK NUMBER FIVE; SERIES NAME TO CHANGE FOR 2006 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (Dec. 17, 2005) -- Andy Santerre was honored with his fourth consecutive NASCAR Grand ...

Tue 13 Dec 2005
WS: 2005 Awards Ceremony notes

WS: 2005 Awards Ceremony notes

Duncan Takes Center Stage with Back-to-Back Crowns in NASCAR Grand MIKE DUNCAN TAKES CENTER STAGE WITH BACK-TO-BACK CROWNS IN NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL DIVISION, WEST SERIES LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 10, 2005) - Mike...

SWS: 2005 Awards Banquet notes

SWS: 2005 Awards Banquet notes

Pettit Honored as Southwest Series Champion LAS VEGAS, NV (December 10, 2005) It was a star-studded evening as Jim Pettit II from Prunedale, Calif. celebrated his second consecutive NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series...

Sat 10 Dec 2005
Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Memories of Raymond R. Nichels

Ray R. Nichels 1922-2005 Nichels Engineering In 1938, at the age of 15, Ray Nichels, went on the road as a midget car crew chief, racing at tracks across America. From 1938-1948, the drivers of the Ray Nichels prepared midgets (campaigned by his...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Morgan Shepherd Charity Ride preview

Morgan Shepherd Charity Ride preview

Morgan Shepherd Charity Ride Dec. 12 19th annual trek helps underprivileged, handicapped CONOVER, N.C. - The 19th annual Morgan Shepherd Charity Ride, dedicated to helping handicapped and underprivileged people, is scheduled Monday, Dec. 12....

Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels passed away

Ray Nichels -- 1922-2005 We are saddened to report the passing of our friend, Ray Nichels, one of the preeminent race car mechanics and car builders of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, on Friday, November 25, 2005. Raymond "Ray" Nichels, age 83,...

New broadcast deal in 2006

New broadcast deal in 2006

NASCAR Completes Eight Year Television Deals with FOX, Turner Broadcasting, ABC/ESPN New agreements good for fans; significant increase for industry Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2005) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
IPS: Stewart, ART raise funds for Schmidt foundation

IPS: Stewart, ART raise funds for Schmidt foundation

Tony Stewart, ART Raise Money at Thunderhill For Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation WILLOWS, Calif. - Reigning NASCAR Nextel Cup Champion Tony Stewart and Advantage Racing Technologies took advantage of the National Auto Sport Association's ...

South Boston awards banquet preview

South Boston awards banquet preview

Division champions will highlight list of honorees Saturday at SoBo's annual awards banquet SOUTH BOSTON, VA. -- The champions in South Boston Speedway's regular weekly racing divisions will be among the honorees Saturday, Dec. 10...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
BNS: Michael Olsen loses appeal

BNS: Michael Olsen loses appeal

NATIONAL STOCK CAR RACING COMMISSION STATEMENT National Stock Car Racing Commission heard and considered the appeal of Michael Olsen, driver of NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch North Series car ...

Kathleen Wheeler services set

Kathleen Wheeler services set

Services Set for Kathleen Wheeler CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2005) - A funeral service for Kathleen Wheeler, mother of H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway, and David Wheeler, the track's director of ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Atlanta Motor Speedway announces 2006 schedule

Atlanta Motor Speedway announces 2006 schedule

Atlanta Motor Speedway Announces 2006 Schedule Golden Corral 500 weekend tickets on sale December 1st Hampton, Ga. (November 30, 2005) Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced their 2006 event schedule which includes two NASCAR...

South Boston 2005 Banquet preview

South Boston 2005 Banquet preview

South Boston Speedway's annual awards banquet slated Saturday, Dec. 10 SOUTH BOSTON, VA. -- South Boston Speedway will put the finishing touches on the 2005 season on Saturday, Dec. 10 when America's Hometown Track will host its annual awards ...

Mon 28 Nov 2005
Earnhardt Jr, Schrader purchase race track

Earnhardt Jr, Schrader purchase race track

NASCAR STARS DALE EARNHARDT, JR., AND KEN SCHRADER USHER IN A NEW ERA AT PADUCAH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PADUCAH, KY (November 26, 2005) -- NASCAR Nextel Cup racers Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and Ken Schrader along with well known Midwestern promoter...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
SES: Banquet summary

SES: Banquet summary

JEFF FULTZ HONORED SATURDAY NIGHT AT UNIVERSITY HILTON FOR THIRD NASCAR AUTOZONE ELITE DIVISION, SOUTHEAST SERIES TITLE CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 19, 2005) -- They say that to be the man you have to beat the man. This year in NASCAR AutoZone...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
Auggie Vidovich Showdown race notes

Auggie Vidovich Showdown race notes

AUGGIE VIDOVICH OUTCLASSES COMPETITION AT IRWINDALE SHOWDOWN LAKESIDE, Calif. (16 November 2005) -- Twenty-four-year-old Auggie Vidovich II of Lakeside, California is still on cloud nine after his recent NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, Elite ...

Goodyear to use RFID technology

Goodyear to use RFID technology

Test-run planned for Homestead Goodyear's 2006 NASCAR Tire Lease Program to Deploy RFID Technology AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2005 -- Goodyear will start the 2006 racing season with a new tire leasing program for NASCAR's top...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Grand Division Showdown results revised

Grand Division Showdown results revised

FINISH REVISED FOR TOYOTA ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN GRAND NATIONAL RACE DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2005) -- NASCAR announced today that the unofficial results of Saturday's Toyota All-Star Showdown Grand National Division race at ...

Grand Division Showdown results (revised)

Grand Division Showdown results (revised)

Pos Str Driver Car Laps Purse --- --- -------------------- ---------- ------ -------- 1. 8 David Gilliland Chevrolet 150 Running 2. 10 Matt Kobyluck Chevrolet 150 Running 3. 6 Ryan Moore ...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
SES: Roush Racing's Vidovich race notes

SES: Roush Racing's Vidovich race notes

Roush Racing: Driver X Contestant Wins NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, AutoZone Elite Division CONCORD, N.C.- Roush Racing: Driver X contestant Auggie Vidovich, of Lakeside, Calif. pulled off a big win in the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown,...

Tue 15 Nov 2005
Grand, Elite divisions duke it out in Irwindale

Grand, Elite divisions duke it out in Irwindale

The third annual Toyota All Star Showdown took place this past weekend on the 1/2-mile Irwindale Speedway oval, as the stars of NASCAR's touring divisions duked it out for a half-million dollars in prize money. There were two Saturday night ...

Ryan Moore Showdown race notes

Ryan Moore Showdown race notes

Another Great Finish For Ryan Moore Irwindale, CA -- Ryan Moore got some great driving experience throughout his entire weekend at Irwindale Speedway, for the third year in a row. Moore was very anxious to get out to California, after a testing...

Goodyear Racing All-Star Showdown summary

Goodyear Racing All-Star Showdown summary

GILLILAND WINS NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL EVENT AT IRWINDALE IRWINDALE, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2005) -- NASCAR West Series driver David Gilliland was declared the winner of the Grand National portion of the NASCAR Toyota Showdown...