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Thu 02 Jan 2003
Weikert Livestock, Sprint Car owner died

Weikert Livestock, Sprint Car owner died

Robert W. Weikert, 73, of Gettysburg, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at his home. He was the husband of Winifred Newman Weikert for 51 years. Born Nov. 29, 1929, in Fairfield, he was the son of the late Howard L. and Sarah Overholtzer...

Tue 24 Jun 2003
Selinsgrove mourns loss of Joe Whitcomb

Selinsgrove mourns loss of Joe Whitcomb

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway officials are mourning the passing of sprint car driver Joe Whitcomb, 35, of Millersburg, who succumbed to injuries sustained in a racing accident at the Snyder County oval this past Saturday night. "We...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
SWS: Freitas keeps Hawaiian Sprint Car Classic prize at homeHeadline

SWS: Freitas keeps Hawaiian Sprint Car Classic prize at home

You may not expect a five-time local track champion and current points leader getting choked up over an umpteenth win on his home turf. But that's exactly what Dean Freitas did after beating the USAC boys Sunday morning in the rain-delayed...

Wed 29 Jan 2003
Eddie Leavitt passed away

Eddie Leavitt passed away

Eddie Leavitt passed away at 3:45 A.M. Sunday Jan. 26. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in Sept. of 2001. He fought the good fight as only he could! We are deeply saddened at this time, however, we are finding greatcomfort in the calls & visits...

Fri 24 Jan 2003
ALLSTAR: Fattfro Motorsports teams with Dollansky in Florida

ALLSTAR: Fattfro Motorsports teams with Dollansky in Florida

Florida Speedweeks has become the launching point for many team's 2003 seasons, including regulars with the World of Outlaws series like Craig Dollansky. However, when the All Star Circuit of Champions rolls into Volusia Speedway Park on February...

Thu 14 Aug 2003
scra: Keith Hutton fatality at Oskaloosa

scra: Keith Hutton fatality at Oskaloosa

Keith Hutton suffers fatal injuries at Oskaloosa event August 13, 2003 Keith Hutton subccumbed to injuries sustained August 12, 2003 during competition at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Hutton was competing in his qualifying C...

Wed 14 May 2003
Drivers pleased with new Mopar W9 RP head

Drivers pleased with new Mopar W9 RP head

New Mopar race head help Tracy Hines dominate at Irwindale's Twin 25s CENTER LINE, Mich. - Tracy Hines' impressive performance at the Mopar Twin 25s at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway left many in attendance wondering what the buzz was with his...

Tue 08 Jul 2003
Herman Wise - 1937 to 2003

Herman Wise - 1937 to 2003

Herman Wise - July 6, 1937 -- July 1, 2003 TOCCOA, Ga. -- Former nationally ranked sprint car driver Herman L. Wise, 65, of Toccoa, Georgia died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, in Habersham County, Georgia from injuries sustained in a head on passenger...

Tue 29 Apr 2003
Gary Gollub injured at Williams Grove

Gary Gollub injured at Williams Grove

Monhton's Gary Gollub was involved in a violent accident during the first 358 sprint heat in Friday night's rain-shortened program at Williams Grove Speedway. After flipping down the frontstretch Gollub came to rest upside down at the entrance...

Wed 27 Aug 2003
Tulsa Fairgrounds Motorplex test day preview

Tulsa Fairgrounds Motorplex test day preview

Walker & White among those to test at Tulsa Fairgrounds on Thursday TULSA, Okla. (August 26, 2003) - USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series hotshoes Tyler Walker and Paul White are among those slated to take part in Thursday afternoon's open ...

Tue 01 Jul 2003
Thu 09 Jan 2003
Williams Grove tickets go on sale

Williams Grove tickets go on sale

1/8/03, Mechanicsburg, PA - With the first green flag of the new season at Williams Grove Speedway just over a month away, the time to consider acquiring season passes and reserved seating is now. Williams Grove will kickoff the 2003 season on ...

Tue 29 Jul 2003
Rocky Mountain Region Montana Nationals Friday results

Rocky Mountain Region Montana Nationals Friday results

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (July 25, 2003) - Randi Miller wired the field to win Friday night's American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region Montana Nationals preliminary feature at Electric City Speedway. Starting on the front row outside, Miller...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
Knoxville 360 Nationals Friday prelim results

Knoxville 360 Nationals Friday prelim results

ASCS - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 13, 2003) Results: Odd Program: First Heat (8 Laps): 1. Josh Higday 2. John VanDenberg, 3. Jesse Gianetto, 4. Don Droud, Jr., 5. Randi Miller, 6. Wayne Johnson, 7. Larry Neighbors, 8. Jeff Johnson, 9. Brandon ...

Sat 09 Aug 2003
FF: Bloomington resutls 2003-08-08

FF: Bloomington resutls 2003-08-08

BLOOMINGTON, IN (August 9, 2003) - Mike Miles and his Bloomington Speedway staff broke new ground last night. Both the USAC Ford Focus midgets and Modified Wolfpack Challenge made their first visit to the Bloomington Speedway red clay last night.

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic news 2003-12-24

Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic news 2003-12-24

Danny Smith to miss the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic? KNOXVILLE, IOWA (December 24, 2003) - As Americans are starting to head 'Down Under' for Kele World Challenge qualifiers in Australia and New Zealand, news comes that ...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
WSS: Disbury Racing round three preview

WSS: Disbury Racing round three preview

The Craft Disbury Racing team are all fired up for the third round of the World Series Sprintcars Championship to be held at Adelaide's Speedway City this Saturday night. After spending the week rebuilding a car last week only to have the ...

Sun 15 Jun 2003
Knoxville 360 Nationals Saturday race results

Knoxville 360 Nationals Saturday race results

Results: D Feature (8 Laps): 1. Curtis Thorson 2. Brett Golik 3. Adam West 4. Chris Martinez 5. Nate Mosher 6. Alan Zoutte 7. Dave Middleswart 8. Rod Foster 9. Danny Hutchins 10. John Schulz. C Feature (12 Laps): 1. Gary Wright 2. Ryan York 3.

Thu 02 Jan 2003
USA drivers Grand Annual Classic preview

USA drivers Grand Annual Classic preview

Many USA drivers expected to contest 'Grand Annual Classic' to qualify for Kele World Challenge. WARRNAMBOOL, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA (DEC. 31, 2002) - Several of the best sprint car drivers in America are expected to contest...

Tue 21 Oct 2003
scra: Oval Nationals Dean Thompson award

scra: Oval Nationals Dean Thompson award

(OCTOBER 18, 2003) Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian announced on Saturday that one driver at 8th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals, presented by Temecula Valley Pipe and Supply, will receive a very special award. On Saturday evening ...

Tue 25 Feb 2003
2003 Knoxville race preview

2003 Knoxville race preview

51 Aussies, 17 Kiwis and 9 Yanks qualify for Kele World Challenge. MEMPHIS,TN (FEBRUARY 24, 2003) -- Seventy-seven of the best sprint car drivers on the planet are eligible to compete for $40,000 during this year's running of the Kele World ...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
Knoxville Raceway banquet report

Knoxville Raceway banquet report

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (November 26, 2003) - The 30th annual Knoxville Raceway awards banquet was held Saturday night on the Marion County Fairgrounds with Terry McCarl of Altoona, Iowa, and Billy Alley of Lincoln, Nebraska, receiving top honors. ...

Fri 18 Apr 2003
McIntosh returns to Knoxville for NSCHoF&M

McIntosh returns to Knoxville for NSCHoF&M

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (April 17, 2003) - Veteran Knoxville Raceway fans will be pleased to learn that the 'Thunder Bay Invader', Lyn McIntosh, will be returning to Knoxville on Saturday afternoon, April 26, from 2 until 4 p.m. to sign autographs next...

Tue 19 Aug 2003
Bloomington Speedway results 2003-08-15

Bloomington Speedway results 2003-08-15

BLOOMINGTON, IN (August 16, 2003) - Mike Miles and his Bloomington Speedway staff came into tonight's racing program with great anticipation. It was the final points race of the season for the sprint cars. They have tested each other all season;...

Fri 29 Aug 2003
AVSS ANGOLA preview

AVSS ANGOLA preview

The Angola Speedway in Angola IN will host the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Sunday evening August 31. The winged warriors of the AVSS will be making there one and only appearance at the fast 3/8-mile oval. The...

Sun 11 May 2003
Sooner Region Non-Wing Creek County results

Sooner Region Non-Wing Creek County results

ASCS Wingless Event at Creek County Speedway May 10, 2003 Results A Feature (25 Laps): 1. Travis Rilat, 2. Tim Crawley, 3. Marvin Lough, 4. Sean McClelland, 5. Toby Brown, 6. Danny Jennings, 7. Kevin Ramey, 8. Nick Smith, 9. Zach Chappell, 10.

Tue 19 Aug 2003
SOD Hartford race results

SOD Hartford race results

Dustin Daggett from Portland, MI showed why he is leading the Sprints On Dirt point standing with only six races to go. After starting in the seventh position, Daggett took the top spot away from Eddie Smith on a lap eight restart. "It feels good...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
2004 Lincoln Speedway schedule

2004 Lincoln Speedway schedule

2004 racing schedule released; season tickets, reserved seats, etc. available Now that the 2003 racing season is over, those of us at Lincoln Speedway would like to thank you for your support during 2003 and congratulate the Lincoln Speedway ...

Sun 07 Sep 2003
Barona Speedway Race Results 2003-09-06

Barona Speedway Race Results 2003-09-06

<pre> September 6, 2003 Dwarf Car Main Event: 1) 2 Brian Drake Ramona 2) 24 Tom Eaton Jr. Lakeside 3) 48 Jeff Thompson El Cajon 4) 10 Bob Lee San Diego 5) 61 Gregg Goodwin ...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
Knoxville ToC invites extended

Knoxville ToC invites extended

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (August 1, 2003) - A total of 75 invitations have been extended to entered and eligible 360-cubic-inch sprint car competitors from 18 states and 13 sanctioning organizations today for the Sunday, August 10th $4,000-to-win Brodix...

Sat 10 May 2003
Chappells to visit fans in Oklahoma City

Chappells to visit fans in Oklahoma City

ASCS racers Zach & Stephanie Chappell to make OKC Love's appearance TULSA, Okla. (May 7, 2003) - Everybody is invited to stop by and visit ASCS Sprint Car drivers Zach Chappell and Stephanie Chappell at the Love's Travel Stop at I-40 & Morgan...

Mon 03 Nov 2003
Selinsgrove awards banquet

Selinsgrove awards banquet

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway and Raceway Park officials concluded the 2003 season with the annual awards banquet Saturday evening at the Harrisburg-Hershey Marriott. More than 500 guests were in attendance representing the track's ...

Sun 05 Oct 2003
FTS East Bay race notes

FTS East Bay race notes

17 year-old Danny "Hammer" Martin, Jr. Wins Again Tampa Bay, FL - October 4, 2003 - Traffic school was in session and the two www.eFloridaTrafficSchool.com teams went to the head of the class. 17 year-old 2003 Young Gun Champion, Danny "Hammer"...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
SOD Ionia

SOD Ionia "rain" results 2003-08-01

SOD loses third event at Ionia Raceway Park Rain has never been a sprint car racers friend. This has never been more true for the fans in the Ionia, Michigan area who like to watch the 700 horsepower winged sprint cars of the Sprints On Dirt ...

Tue 18 Feb 2003
Hewitt's Law released

Hewitt's Law released

FISHERS, Indiana -- Hewitt's Law, the tell-all autobiography of Hall of Fame racer Jack Hewitt, was officially released to the public on Friday, February 14. Hewitt's Law is a hardbound volume of 331 pages, containing the colorful story of the...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Path Valley awards ceremony report

Path Valley awards ceremony report

Path Valley Honors Sprint and Stock Car Champions Spring Run, PA_ No news is good news for Path Valley Speedway Park sprint and stock car drivers. Senior Race Director John Winsett announced that there would be no significant tech or racing...