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Fri 12 Apr 2002
1956 Indy 500 winner Pat Flaherty dies at 76

1956 Indy 500 winner Pat Flaherty dies at 76

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 10, 2002 - Colorful Pat Flaherty, who was dressed in slacks and a T-shirt when he won the 1956 Indianapolis 500 and whose well-worn Cromwell helmet was emblazoned with a green shamrock, died April 9 at his home in ...

Wed 10 Apr 2002
Jimmy Johnston dies from crash at Eldora Speedway

Jimmy Johnston dies from crash at Eldora Speedway

Rossburg, Ohio (April 6) - Jimmy Johnston, long time Sprint car driver, had a fatal crash on the first lap of the UMP Modifieds feature race at Eldora Speedway. Johnston, 48, from Lima, Ohio was clipped on the opening lap, hit the wall heavily...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
Pete Folse, Jr., passed away September 9th

Pete Folse, Jr., passed away September 9th

TAMPA, FLA. (SEPTEMBER 10, 2002) - Pete Folse, Jr., a former sprint car racer and the son of National Sprint Car Hall of Famer Pete Folse, passed away suddenly on Monday, September 9, in his native Tampa after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

Sat 09 Mar 2002
scra: George Gervais dies after long battle

scra: George Gervais dies after long battle

LAKEWOOD, CA, March 8, 2002 - Popular sprint car driver "Big" George Gervais (Mira Loma, CA), who sustained injuries on July 28th at the Perris Auto Speedway (Perris, CA), died Friday in a Redlands rehabilitation center from respiratory ...

Tue 02 Jul 2002
Bloomington Speedway results

Bloomington Speedway results

Bloomington Speedway results RESULTS: SPRINT CARS: Bowlers' Apparel & Trophy Shop Qualifications: 1. Levi Jones, 39J, 11.602 2. Kevin Miller, 21, 11.654; 3. Jon Stanbrough, 57, 11.740; 4. Kevin Briscoe, 5, 11.744 5. Brad Marvel, 7B, 11.744;...

Fri 12 Apr 2002
James I.

James I. "Jimmy" Johnston funeral arrangements

Lima, Ohio native Jimmy Johnston died from injuries sustained during a racing accident at the Eldora Speedway on April 6, 2002. Johnston was transfered to the Wayne Hospital in Greenville when efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. Drake...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
MOTOCROSS: AT&PR race summary 2002-07-27

MOTOCROSS: AT&PR race summary 2002-07-27

Win number three for Standridge. Springfield, Ill resident Robbie Standridge, dominated the KFVS 12 Winged Sprint feature. Standridge led all 15 laps of the feature event, which was slowed by only two caution flag periods. The race went 22 green...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
ALLSTAR: East Bay Winternationals preview

ALLSTAR: East Bay Winternationals preview

New owners make East Bay better for 27th Annual Winternationals. Tampa, FL. Dec. 16, 2002--. Major improvements are complete and 2VHL Promotions, Inc., the new ownership group at the renamed East Bay Raceway Park, is set for the Tampa track's...

Sun 01 Sep 2002
ESS: Autodrome Granby report 2002-08-31

ESS: Autodrome Granby report 2002-08-31

Last program at autodrome Granby, Alain Boisvert takes the win and Claude Brouillard, the championship. GRANBY, Que., August 31, 2002 - Finally after 17 seasons of hard labor and a frustating lost last season for the Modified Carquest...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
St. Francois County Raceway preliminary schedule

St. Francois County Raceway preliminary schedule

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- (Jan. 26, 2002) The basic 2002 racing schedule for the St. Francois County Raceway in Farmington, Mo. has just been released with numerous special events. The first event of the year will take place on Saturday, March 23 ...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
MOTOCROSS: AT&PR results 2002-07-27

MOTOCROSS: AT&PR results 2002-07-27

Auto Tire and Parts Racepark Benton, Mo. The Results (07-27-02) KFVS 12 Winged Sprints 1. Robbie Standridge (12x) Springfield, Ill. 2. Lee Dunn (66) East Prairie, Mo. 3. Steve Short (8) Farmington, Mo. 4. Daron Clayton (92) Sikeston, Mo. 5.

Wed 11 Sep 2002
Lincoln Speedway results 2002-09-07

Lincoln Speedway results 2002-09-07

Race Results Saturday - September 7, 2002 Lincoln Speedway Abbottstown, PA 358 SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP Feature (20 Laps) - 1. 11C-Cory Haas; 2. 8-Dan Dietrich; 3. 4-Eric Stambaugh; 4. 59-Jim Siegel; 5. 39-Scott Ausherman; 6. 71-Brian Leppo; ...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
2003 Perris Auto Speedway schedule

2003 Perris Auto Speedway schedule

<pre> Perris Auto Speedway 2003 Schedule DATE EVENT February 5th Practice February 8th VRA Sprint Cars, Super Stocks, Street Stocks, Champ Trucks, Cruisers & Hornets February 12th Practice February 15th SCRA February...

Sun 21 Apr 2002
Path Valley results 2002-04-19

Path Valley results 2002-04-19

Path Valley Speedway Park April 19 Results Central PA Legends Cars Butch Brough, Ray Swank, Lawrence Garrison, Austin Kirby, Kip Erb, Darryl Bloom, Donnie Potts, Nathan Fisher, Vern Smith, Jim Lowery, Greg Burd, Mike Failor, Jim Forney, John ...

Mon 13 May 2002
ALLSTAR: Tulsa: Race results

ALLSTAR: Tulsa: Race results

All Star Sprint Results -- Tulsa Speedway - Sat. 5/11/02 TIME TRIALS - 1, Jason Johnson, 14.763. 2, Kelly Kinser, 15.016. 3, Jeff Shepard, 15.066. 4, Jerrod Wilson, 15.124. 5, Mike Wagner, 15.230. 6, Gary Wright, 15.272. 7, Bill Rose, 15.298....

Wed 25 Sep 2002
Bloomington Speedway race report 2002-09-21

Bloomington Speedway race report 2002-09-21

Boknecht and Gilpin enjoy big paydays. BLOOMINGTON, IN (September 21, 2002) - Bloomington Speedway closed its season with a great racing program to get its fans through the long, cold winter months. Matt Boknecht won yet another Bloomington ...

Wed 16 Oct 2002
ESS: Rolling Wheels: Race results

ESS: Rolling Wheels: Race results

RESULTS: Heat finishes by passing points. Heat 1 -- Ray Preston, Bill Brian Jr., Danny Massey. Heat 2 -- Rick Wilson, Lance Yonge, Ed Aikin. Heat 3 -- Kevin Welsh, Mike Lutz, Mike Woodring. Heat 4 -- Trevor Lewis, Bob Podolak, Dave ...

Thu 12 Sep 2002
Nebraska Auto Racing HoF news 2002-09-10

Nebraska Auto Racing HoF news 2002-09-10

Kosiski is 2002 Shuck Award winner. (Lincoln NE-September 10, 2002) - Many time NASCAR Late Model racing champion, Joe Kosiski was named the winner of the 2002 Gordie Shuck Memorial Sportsmanship Award by the Nebraska Auto Racing Hall of...

Tue 10 Sep 2002
Little Valley results 2002-09-07

Little Valley results 2002-09-07

Late Model Finish: (25 laps) TODD ANDREWS, David Scott, Dick Barton, Mike Wonderling, Andy Kania, Ron Davies, Bill Cunningham, Greg Fenno, Frank Poniatowski, Mark Osborn, Rob DeGolier, Kirk Bradley, Dutch Davies, Eric Ensell, Rick Briggs, Brady...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
Jim Nace battles cancer

Jim Nace battles cancer

Sprint car champ Nace battles cancer. THOMPSONTOWN, Pa. - One of Pennsylvania's most popular sprint car drivers is determined to win one of the most difficult battles of his life. Jim Nace, 48, of Thompsontown was recently diagnosed with colon...

Tue 15 Jan 2002
SOLO: Motorsports 2002 opens in Fort Washington

SOLO: Motorsports 2002 opens in Fort Washington

Fort Washington, PA, January 11 2002 - Spring is in the air. The robins are singing. The lilacs are blooming. The... Wait a second. We are not even a quarter of the way through winter yet. So why does it feel like spring? Motorsports...

Fri 22 Nov 2002
scra: Gaunt returns in 2003 with Alexander Motorsports

scra: Gaunt returns in 2003 with Alexander Motorsports

(TORRANCE, CA -- November 20, 2002) Alexander Motorsports is proud to announce that "Super" Rickie Gaunt will return to driver's seat for the 2003 Sprint Car Racing Association (SCRA) campaign. The newly formed team had a rough start in 2002,...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
NSCA: Crawford County results 2002-09-07

NSCA: Crawford County results 2002-09-07

<pre> Nebraska Sprint Car Association Crawford County Speedway Official Results: Results from Saturday's 20-lap Nebraska Sprint Car Association (NSCA) Ethanol E-10 Sprint Series "A" feature race at Crawford County Speedway (Denison,...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
ALLSTAR: All Stars sign TP Wings as heat race sponsor

ALLSTAR: All Stars sign TP Wings as heat race sponsor

Bloomington, IN (1/28/02) - TP Wings of Bloomington, Indiana, has announced they have joined the All Star Circuit of Champions as a Heat Race Sponsor for the 2002 season. Owned by Larry and Amy Bland, the company is a prominent manufacturer of ...

Tue 11 Jun 2002
ALLSTAR: Fremont: Results 2002-06-08

ALLSTAR: Fremont: Results 2002-06-08

All Star Sprint Results - Fremont Speedway - Sat. 6/8/02 Qualifying: 1. Rodney Duncan, 12.380; 2. Jeff Shephard, 12.451; 3. Chad Kemenah, 12.463; 4. Paul McMahon, 12.635; 5. Kenny Jacobs, 12.702; 6. Kelly Kinser, 12.723; 7. Danny Smith, 12.732;...

Thu 18 Apr 2002

"Smokey" Snellbaker Knoxville Masters preview

"Smokey" Snellbaker to run Goodyear Masters Classic. Induction into National Sprint Car Hall of Fame. KNOXVILLE, IOWA (APR. 17, 2002) - Larry "Smokey" Snellbaker of Dover, Pennsylvania, is headed for one of the biggest weekends of his racing...

Tue 20 Aug 2002
ALLSTAR: 81 Speedway II: Race results

ALLSTAR: 81 Speedway II: Race results

TIME TRIALS - 1, Chad Kemenah, 13.790. 2, Kelly Kinser, 13.837. 3, Jason Johnson, 13.926. 4, Greg Wilson, 13.968. 5, Kenny Jacobs, 14.018. 6, Jerrod Hull, 14.044. 7, Jeff Shepard, 14.066. 8, Travis Whitney, 14.089. 9, Rodney Duncan, 14.093. 10,...

Sat 05 Jan 2002
Creasy and Heimbach gear up for rookie season at Selinsgrove

Creasy and Heimbach gear up for rookie season at Selinsgrove

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Veteran race car owner Jeff Creasy of Bloomsburg and teenage driving sensation Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove are making final preparations for the start of their first full season together in limited sprint car racing. Creasy...

Tue 23 Jul 2002
Port Royal Speedway race summary

Port Royal Speedway race summary

Todd Hestor in victory lane at Port Royal. Team Middleswarth sweeps top two spots. Port Royal, PA. Todd Hestor of Middleburg, PA won the 25 lap Aumiller's Insurance Sprint Car feature event Saturday night July 20 at Port Royal Speedway. The ...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
ALLSTAR: Central Pennsylvania weekend summary 2002-09-29

ALLSTAR: Central Pennsylvania weekend summary 2002-09-29

DEWEASE CAPS-OFF STORY BOOK SEASON WITH STORY BOOK RUN IN NATIONAL OPEN Each year the Williams Grove National Open story always seems to get better. Fayetteville's Lance Dewease drove one of the most memorable races in history at Williams ...

Mon 08 Apr 2002
ALLSTAR: Eldora: Race results 2002-04-06

ALLSTAR: Eldora: Race results 2002-04-06

All Star Sprint Results -- Eldora Speedway - Sat. 4/6/02 Time Trials: 1. Blake Feese, Feese 1f, 13.167; 2. Kenny Jacobs, Jacobs 6, 13.176; 3. Chad Kemenah, Harble 15k, 13.223; 4. Todd Kane, Pullins 29, 13.254; 5. Jimmy Stinson, Stinson 84,...

Tue 05 Feb 2002
Little Valley Speedway 2002 schedule

Little Valley Speedway 2002 schedule

Little Valley Speedway 2002 Schedule Set Little Valley, NYThe 2002 racing schedule for Little Valley Speedway is complete. The eight-event schedule for the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds facility includes Super Stocks and Street Stocks on ...

Sun 03 Feb 2002
Ronald Laney dies from January 30th injuries

Ronald Laney dies from January 30th injuries

ALLEN, TX (February 1) -- The World of Outlaws is mourning the loss of Ronald Laney, who suffered fatal injuries in a crash at East Bay Raceway Wednesday. "The World of Outlaws is deeply saddened by the loss of Ronald Laney," series President...

Thu 14 Nov 2002
Sprint Car Hall of Fame nominees

Sprint Car Hall of Fame nominees

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (NOVEMBER 13, 2002) - The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Iowa, is pleased to announce the names of the 38 nominees for its 'class of 2003'. Final balloting by the 76-member National Induction Committee is ...

Wed 04 Sep 2002
Selinsgrove Speedway results 2002-08-31

Selinsgrove Speedway results 2002-08-31

Selinsgrove Speedway Race Summary - 31 August 2002 Sprint Cars - 28 Entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1) U1 Chad Layton 2) 17 John Smith 3) 56 Nate Snyder 4) 1H Rick Hench 5) 11T TJ Stutts 6) 4B Jake Radabaugh 7) 10 Donnie Beaver 8) 15 Vince Snyder 9) 22...

Fri 11 Oct 2002
Utica-Rome race notes 2002-10-09

Utica-Rome race notes 2002-10-09

VERNON- On the last racing event of the 2002 season, Dave Pope, Bret Belden, Doug Emery, and Doug Norrie took home the checkered flag. The Pure Stock win was worth $400 for winner Dave Pope. Chuck Cushman jumped to the early lead at the drop of...