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Fri 29 Dec 2000
Ricky Bryant at Pennzoil show

Ricky Bryant at Pennzoil show

Thomasville, NC ( Dec 27th ) ASA AC Delco Series Rookie of the Year candidate Ricky Bryant will be on hand , at the Motorsports 2001 show by Pennzoil, on Jan. 12th, 13th,and the 14th as well. Ricky will be appearing with his ...

IPSC: Scotia Speedworld 2001 schedule

IPSC: Scotia Speedworld 2001 schedule

(Dec. 29) - In no uncertain terms Scotia Speedworld has made a committment to the stock car racing community for the 2001 season. A committment superior to anything ever offered in Eastern Canada. The facility will manage a total of 25 events...

IPSC: Alliance formed between IPSC and MASCAR

IPSC: Alliance formed between IPSC and MASCAR

"We are very excited to have this finally come together," said Bas Gordon, manager of Scotia Speedworld. "We have been negotiating for almost two months now and feel this is a very positive step for our sports growth. We at Scotia Speedworld are...

Mon 25 Dec 2000
Former Utica-Rome champions inducted to HoF

Former Utica-Rome champions inducted to HoF

VERNON, NY - Past Utica-Rome Speedway Track Champions Bill Wimble and Jerry Cook will be inducted into the Eastern Motorsport Press Association (EMPA) Hall of Fame during the annual EMPA Convention on January 5-7, 2000, at the Radisson Hotel & ...

Texas Dirt Track Grandstand improved

Texas Dirt Track Grandstand improved

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Dec. 21, 2000) - Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track officials have announced significant alterations will be made to the facility's grandstand in preparation for the 2001 racing season. The angle of the seating from row 13 and ...

Jimmy Mars sponsorship extended

Jimmy Mars sponsorship extended

Cleveland, OH- Parker Hannifin Corporation, along with the more than 300 affiliated ParkerStores worldwide are pleased to announce that they will extend their sponsorship with Jimmy Mars Racing for the 2001 racing season. "We have been...

USAR: Team Johnsonville Racing adds crew chief

USAR: Team Johnsonville Racing adds crew chief

Originally-From: "Rogers, Patrick V." <ROGERSP@RJRT.com> HICKORY, N.C. - Although the Ford Taurus of driver Shane Huffman sits on jack stands in a corner of the shop instead of on a racetrack, things at Team Johnsonville Racing have not ...

Tue 19 Dec 2000
Irwindale re-signs local Ford dealer for 2001

Irwindale re-signs local Ford dealer for 2001

Irwindale, Calif. - - Advantage Ford Lincoln Mercury has signed-on for another year of sponsorship at Irwindale Speedway. "We were one of the first major sponsors to come aboard with Irwindale Speedway way back when the track was only in the ...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
ASA introduces

ASA introduces "Member Track" program

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. (December 15) -- The American Speed Association launched a new program Friday night that will once again expand the series and its reach in the world of short track stock car racing. ASA General Manager of Operations Lex...

Lou Lazzaro NYSSCA Hall of Fame induction

Lou Lazzaro NYSSCA Hall of Fame induction

By Doug Zupan ALBANY, NY - "The Incomparable" Lou Lazzaro, Utica's pioneer stock car racing legend, will be inducted into the New York State Stock Car Association (NYSSCA) Hall of Fame at the 32nd Annual NYSSCA Awards Banquet on January 20, 2001...

St. Amant honored as 2000 ASA champ

St. Amant honored as 2000 ASA champ

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 9, 2000) -- A landmark season for the American Speed Association was brought to a close on Saturday, December 9, 2000 at Opryland Hotel Convention Center with a record-setting evening for the ASA National Awards ...

Wayne County Speedway season awards

Wayne County Speedway season awards

By Dana Blair (Orrville, OH) - Track owners Wayne and Bonnie Phillips awarded the top drivers from Wayne County Speedway at their recent awards banquet. Over 300 people were on hand as Ryan Markham (Late Models), Doug Stanley (Sprints), and...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Dana Moore 2001 on plans

Dana Moore 2001 on plans

Dana Moore will focus on circle track racing for the 2001 season. Dana Moore Racing has purchased a Legend Car to run in the Southern California Legend Car Series. Dana and the DMR team will be busy in the next several months to prep and test the...

Utica-Rome Speedway promoter on the mend

Utica-Rome Speedway promoter on the mend

VERNON, NY - New Utica-Rome Speedway owner/promoter Eric Kingsley is home and recovering from a recent major surgery on his left shoulder. "Eric is home and recovering, but he is in a great deal of pain," said speedway publicist Doug Zupan. "He...

Fourie wins race, Fouche wins the championship

Fourie wins race, Fouche wins the championship

Fouche takes SASCAR title as Fourie wins again at Killarney Barry de Klerk SASCAR returned to the Killarney circuit in Capetown for the finale of the 2000 inaugaral series. As before the meeting included a shootout on the Killaney short oval as...

Utica-Rome Speedway point money distribution

Utica-Rome Speedway point money distribution

VERNON, NY - The New Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon will be sending out its 2000 season point fund money shortly following the upcoming Holiday Season. "We will be sending the point money out shortly after Christmas," said Track Promoter Eric ...

USAR: Team Concept 2000 graduation

USAR: Team Concept 2000 graduation

The Bobby Isaac Motorsports Technology Program at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, North Carolina graduated eleven more students from their Team Concept Program last week. Many graduates had secured jobs before graduation, others are...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Improvements continue at Utica-Rome Speedway

Improvements continue at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY - Preparations and improvements are well underway for the 40th anniversary-racing season in 2001 at the popular DIRT Motorsports sanctioned half-mile New Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon. Construction crews have been very busy this ...

Utica-Rome Speedway Pure Stock top five

Utica-Rome Speedway Pure Stock top five

VERNON, NY - The Pure Stock division at the New Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon had a competitive season in 2000, with five different drivers cracking victory lane in twelve different events. Here is a look at the top five in 2000 season point ...

Irwindale Speedway year two review

Irwindale Speedway year two review

Thirty-six nights of outstanding automobile racing action at Irwindale Speedway culminated with the 60th running of the legendary Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thursday, November 23. Fan favorite Tony Stewart won the 100-lap race for USAC midgets...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Sunny Hobbs gains sponsorship

Sunny Hobbs gains sponsorship

Sunny Hobbs has announced that www.rosesdirect.com will be her primary sponsor when she returns to the track in 2001. While all the terms of the contract were not released, it was revealed that part of the sponsorship money would be derived from...

Portland Speedway 2000 recap

Portland Speedway 2000 recap

<pre> NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Late Model Stock Cars Position Driver Final Points 1. Jody Tanner 742 2. Brandon Riehl 736 3. Tony Schmidt 707 4. Eric Sayre ...

Slingshots return to Utica-Rome Speedway

Slingshots return to Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY - The new Slingshot division at the New Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon will begin its second season in 2001 with some changes, including an enlarged track surface. The Slingshots are coming off a very successful first...

UDTRA looks to future without HAT sponsorship

UDTRA looks to future without HAT sponsorship

WOODSTOCK, GA (Nov. 29, 2000) - One of the longest running motorsports sponsorships is ending, as the parent company of the Hav-a-Tampa brand, Altadis USA, has opted not to renew its 11-year relationship with the United Dirt Track...

Utica-Rome, Can-Am finalize Pure Stock rules

Utica-Rome, Can-Am finalize Pure Stock rules

VERNON, NY - The New Utica-Rome and Can-Am International Speedways have finalized the Pure Stock divisional rules for the 2001-racing season. For all Utica-Rome Pure Stocks, the rules will be unchanged from the 2000 season in order to keep the...

New Egypt Speedway expands for 2001

New Egypt Speedway expands for 2001

New Egypt, NJ (Nov. 28) -- The 2000 season is complete, but the groundshaking action continues at New Egypt Speedway -- only now, it's the roar of bulldozers, not race cars, making the rounds at the Central Jersey facility. The latest...

Round four results, notes

Round four results, notes

SASCAR hits Gauteng - and each other by Barry de Klerk SASCAR went north to South Africa's economic centre this weekend with races at both the Wembley short oval and the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit on the schedule. Wembley in Johannesburg was...

USAR: Bobby Gill crowned repeat champion

USAR: Bobby Gill crowned repeat champion

Fayetteville, GA (November 30, 2000) -- After experiencing a season most drivers only dream about in 1999, Bobby Gill proved last year was no fluke. The Dalton, Georgia driver became the first driver in the history of the United Speed Alliance ...

USAR: Vickers crowned Rookie of the Year

USAR: Vickers crowned Rookie of the Year

Thomasville, NC - 17-year-old Brian Vickers and BLV Motorsports were crowned 2000 USAR Hooters ProCup Series "Rookie of the Year" this past Saturday night at USA International Speedway in Lakeland, FL after qualifying third and running a ...

IMCA: Jones and Johnson claim victory at Vegas

IMCA: Jones and Johnson claim victory at Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Motor Speedway provided high-intensity racing action at the 3rd Annual IMCA Duel in the Desert as Ron Jones took the checkered flag in the IMCA Modified main event. Late Models also added to the excitement as Johnny...

Tue 28 Nov 2000
USAR: Final top 20 standings

USAR: Final top 20 standings

Top 20 USAR Hooters ProCup Series Points Standings Pos. Driver Points Wins 1 Bobby Gill 3,010 7 2 Steven Christian 2,823 1 3 Brian Vickers* 2,725 2 4 Mardy Lindley ...

USAR: Lakeland Speedway race report

USAR: Lakeland Speedway race report

Lakeland, FL -- When the green flag dropped Saturday night at USA International Speedway no one realized the longest race of the season in terms of laps on the USAR Hooters ProCup Series schedule would also take the longest. Steven Christian ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
Big Diamond final standings

Big Diamond final standings

<pre> Final 2000 Big Diamond Raceway NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Top 50 1 5 KEITH HOFFMAN WHITEHALL PA 2421 (2 Feature Wins) (Car Owner, Barry Bashore) 2 85A ...

Big Diamond banquet, season summary

Big Diamond banquet, season summary

</pre> Minersville, PA - (November 24) - Keith Hoffman of Whitehall, PA and the Bashore Trucking Racing, the 2000 Big Diamond Raceway NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Modified champions, led the list of drivers honored at the Big Diamond Awards...

Grandview season wrap up

Grandview season wrap up

BECHTELSVILLE, PA NOVEMBER 23, 2000 . . . For the first time in his long modified stock car driving career, Jeff Strunk was able to win a NASCAR Modified Championship at Grandview Speedway. And for the fourth time in his career Dean Stoudt walked...