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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 ...

Fri 12 Apr 2002
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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...

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;...

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 ...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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.

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 23 Dec 2002
IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS
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IPS: Sprint driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner test IPS

Unique duo enjoys Infiniti Pro Series test at Texas. Sprint car driver Mitrisin, F1 test driver Turner both eye full-time rides in 2003. FORT WORTH, Texas, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 -- Their backgrounds may be vastly different, but veteran...

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...

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....

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 ...

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 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...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Hesston Speedway results 2002-09-28

Hesston Speedway results 2002-09-28

Hesston Speedway September 28, 2002 FINAL RESULTS PA 305 SPRINTS 1. JR Foglesonger 2. Vince Snyder 3. Ryan Lynn 4. Todd Lynn 5. Scott Ellerman 6. Van McGhee 7. Chris Meleason 8. Rob Mellott 9. Rodney Peters 10. Tom Worrick 11. Jason Shultz 12.

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...

Wed 04 Sep 2002
Path Valley race summary 2002-08-30

Path Valley race summary 2002-08-30

Travis Keeney sets Path Valley sprint history. Spring Run, PA_ Dallastown Area High School sophomore Travis Keeney set Path Valley Speedway Park history Friday night as the youngest driver ever to win a full-size sprint car feature. The York ...

Wed 26 Jun 2002
Knoxville Nationals - entries for Kele World Challenge

Knoxville Nationals - entries for Kele World Challenge

Defending Outlaws Champion headlines field for Kele World Challenge. MEMPHIS, TN - The Kele World Challenge is a unique event that is designed to encourage sprint car drivers from around the world to showcase their talents. On August 9th, 20 ...

Thu 07 Nov 2002
Special Canadian qualifier set

Special Canadian qualifier set

Special Canadian Qualifier slated for 2003 Kele World Challenge at Knoxville KNOXVILLE, IOWA (NOV. 5, 2002) - Ralph Capitani, director of racing at the Knoxville Raceway, and Roger Johnson of The Kele Companies announced today that the April...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
ALLSTAR: Central Pennsylvania weekend summary 2002-08-25

ALLSTAR: Central Pennsylvania weekend summary 2002-08-25

RAHMER SCORES NINTH LINCOLN WIN TO CLINCH TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP Many drivers are friends off the track. But once they don there racing gear and strap into the cars, there is no such thing as friends. Everyone was reminded of that Saturday night in...

Sun 24 Feb 2002
ESS: Woodring Racing fields two car team

ESS: Woodring Racing fields two car team

Woodring Racing to Field Two Car Team in 2002 Seven time Empire Super Sprints Champion and all time win leader, Mike Woodring, announces that Woodring Racing will be fielding a two car team in the upcoming season, with the addition of Wibraham,...

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...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
Central Pennsylvania weekend summary 2002-07-28

Central Pennsylvania weekend summary 2002-07-28

Hodnett defeats Outlaws for Williams Grove Summer National win. Greg Hodnett became the Pennsylvania Posse's new hero Saturday night as he shook-off the bad luck of the two previous nights to score the wildly popular win against the best...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Australia's Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic preview

Australia's Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic preview

Lasoski, Schatz & Smith Honor History By Making It At Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia (December 28, 2001) - Defending Knoxville Nationals winner and World of Outlaws (WoO) champion Danny Lasoski of Higginsville,...

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; ...

Wed 18 Sep 2002
ALLSTAR: 2003 Rule changes announced

ALLSTAR: 2003 Rule changes announced

Outlaws set rules changes for sprint car racing. ALLEN, TX (September 17) -- The Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series, in conjunction with other prominent 410 sprint car sanctioning organizations, released significant rules changes Tuesday that ...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
ESS: Little Valley 2001 review, 2002 preview

ESS: Little Valley 2001 review, 2002 preview

"A Look Back at Little Valley Speedway's Super Season and a Peak at the Excitement for 2002" Little Valley, NY...Reflecting on the 2001 racing season at the Little Valley Speedway and the plans for 2002 at the Cattaraugus County Fairground ...

Thu 27 Jun 2002
Kyle Ganoe update 2002-06-27

Kyle Ganoe update 2002-06-27

June 27, 2002 Port Royal, PA -- Kyle Ganoe is up and around as of Thursday night June 27, 2002. Ganoe is allowed out of bed and is off his ventilator. Race Director Tom Little was the first non family member or Medic to speak with Ganoe earlier...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Grandview 2002 schedule

Grandview 2002 schedule

2002 GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE This schedule is subject to change without notice. For information on events, weather, etc. All events are scheduled to start at 7:30 PM and are all NASCAR sanctioned unless otherwise ...

Tue 17 Sep 2002
Lincoln Speedway results 2002-09-14

Lincoln Speedway results 2002-09-14

Race Results Saturday - September 14, 2002 Lincoln Speedway Abbottstown, PA THUNDERCAR CHAMPIONSHIP * Feature (25 Laps) - 1. 10-Steve Clabaugh ($800); 2. W-Bryan Wagaman; 3. 3R-Bobby Rudisill; 4. 1-Neil Smith; 5. X-Bernie Beard; 6. 31-Ron ...