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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tue 19 Aug 2003
Trail-Way results 2003-08-15

Trail-Way results 2003-08-15

Another first time winner hits victory lane at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night. Brad McClelland claimed his first career victory in 358 competition. McClelland has seen victory lane numerous times in 250cc micro sprint competition. The former...

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 ...

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.

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
Goodyear Champions Challenge July 3rd preview

Goodyear Champions Challenge July 3rd preview

The Sprints On Dirt and Hartford Speedway Park are proud to play host to the 1st annual Goodyear Champions Challenge on July 3rd. Six sprint car champions from various parts of the country will run five laps around the high banked 1/2 mile. Fred...

Sun 04 May 2003
Champion Park results

Champion Park results

O'Reilly ASCS Champion Park Results: A Feature (25 Laps): 1. Travis Rilat, 2. Zach Chappell, 3. Darren Stewart, 4. Toby Brown, 5. Cody Branchcomb, 6. Kelly Angelette, 7. Greg Rilat, 8. Matt Clevenger, 9. Jimmy Brooks, 10. Sam Hafertepe, Jr.,...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
Short Track Nationals Friday report

Short Track Nationals Friday report

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 24, 2003) - Gary Wright took advantage of a late caution then fought off Garry Lee Maier and Tim Crawley in a rousing finish to Friday night's 25-lap 16th Annual Team Affiliated Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier...

Mon 28 Apr 2003
Selinsgrove race results 2003-04-25

Selinsgrove race results 2003-04-25

Penny wins Micro Sprint season opener. SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Following several weeks of cancellations due to inclement weather, Selinsgrove Raceway Park completed its first show of the 2003 season. Shane Penny of Nescopeck drove to a convincing win...

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 ...

Mon 31 Mar 2003
Path Valley race results 2003-03-28

Path Valley race results 2003-03-28

Path Valley Speedway Park March 28 Results 600 Sprints -- Mike Dicely, Jim Young, Donnie Hendershot, Pat Klose, Butch Harrington, Ryan Greth, Ben Murphy, Duane Harbaugh, Jason Starr, Ray Bull, Rod Schell, Kody Armentrout, J.C. Walling, Jim ...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
Trail-Way results 2003-08-02

Trail-Way results 2003-08-02

HANOVER, PA, 08/02/03 - After 4 years of hard racing, pole sitter Ron Taggart found his way to victory lane. Taggart's "Taggart Homes" sponsored machine led all 20 laps of the 600 micro sprint feature. 11th starter Duane Harbaugh fought his way ...

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 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...

Mon 25 Aug 2003
Lincoln Speedway results 2003-08-23

Lincoln Speedway results 2003-08-23

Abbottstown, PA, 8/23/03 - The Eashs control the win tally, but Lance Dewease now has his first Lincoln track title after a thrilling 410 sprint feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. Darren Eash backed up his long-awaited 410 sprint win...

Tue 16 Sep 2003
NEI Charity Cup results 2003-09-14

NEI Charity Cup results 2003-09-14

Vinton, IA - Duane VanDeest led all twenty-five laps of the NEI Dirt Tour's "Charity Cup" Sunday, September 14th at the Benton County Speedway in Vinton, IA. The event raised $434.00 for the American Red Cross. On the Aikey Auto...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
Lincoln Speedway results 2003-08-02

Lincoln Speedway results 2003-08-02

Abbottstown, PA, 8/2/03 - This time Greg Hodnett evened the score. Memphis, Tennessee's Greg Hodnett made it two wins in two races over the weekend by backing up his Friday night Williams Grove win with a victory in the 25 lap 410 sprint feature...

Sun 04 May 2003
Texarkana results

Texarkana results

O'Reilly American Sprint Car Series National Tour Texarkana Speedway Friday, May 2, 2003 Results: A Feature (30 Laps): 1. Shane Stewart, 2. Gary Wright, 3. Darren Stewart, 4. Tim Crawley, 5. Toby Brown, 6. Travis Rilat, 7. Cody Branchcomb, 8.

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...

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...

Tue 30 Sep 2003
ALLSTAR: AT&P Racepark results 2003-09-27

ALLSTAR: AT&P Racepark results 2003-09-27

BENTON, MO -- Paul May captured his first career series win Saturday night at Auto and Tire Parts Racepark in the Haulmark All Star sprint car 40 lap feature. With the win, the Terre Haute, IN resident became the 22nd All Star feature winner of...

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...

Tue 10 Jun 2003
Final Speedweek standings

Final Speedweek standings

TULSA, Okla. (June 9, 2003) - The 11th Annual American Sprint Car Series Speedweek was once again a resounding success, featuring a competitive field of cars playing to large crowds each night, as Tulsa's Shane Stewart earned ASCS Speedweek ...

Tue 30 Sep 2003
NST State Fair Raceway results 2003-09-27

NST State Fair Raceway results 2003-09-27

When the checkered flag flew on the final 2003 race of the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. Northern Sprint Tour, Jason Solwold of Sedro Woolley, WA was leading by less than half a car length over 2003 NST champion Roger Crockett of Eugene, OR, and the...

Sedalia Shootout qualifier report

Sedalia Shootout qualifier report

Hockett a Rocket in Saturday's Sedalia 360 Shootout Qualifier SEDALIA, Mo. (September 27, 2003) - Jesse Hockett posted his first career O'Reilly American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores and...