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Fri 07 Sep 2001
Winchester Speedway history

Winchester Speedway history

Winchester Speedway, Winchester 400 Both Go Back to the Ages Oldest Half-Mile Oval in Country Started Hosting ASA in 1970 PENDLETON, Ind. (August 30, 2001) -- It has a legendary feel, and rightfully so. It was the world's first half-mile oval...

Fri 06 Apr 2001
Al Papini III, in memory of the weekend warrior

Al Papini III, in memory of the weekend warrior

On April 1, 2001, racer Al Papini III, died from a heart attack during the feature race for the NASCAR Late Model class at Rockford Speedway in Rockford, Illinois. Papini, veteran racer; Papini, age 41; Papini, a family man; Papini, a weekend ...

Wed 18 Jul 2001
Lincoln honors Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr.

Lincoln honors Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr.

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 7/16/2001 - This Saturday night, July 21st, Lincoln Speedway will once again honor two men who were a big part of the history of the Pigeon Hills oval - with the Annual Daryl Gohn/Glenn Gohn Sr. Memorial. Gohn Sr. was a...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Chuck Sennot fatally injured in Delaware

Chuck Sennot fatally injured in Delaware

Bechtelsville, PA September 23, 2001 . . . Chuck Sennott, a veteran campaigner in late model stock car racing at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway, was fatally injured in a multi-car late model stock car racing accident at...

Wed 18 Jul 2001
Ellis Palasini at NSCHF

Ellis Palasini at NSCHF

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (JULY 11, 2001) - Ellis Palasini of Leland, Mississippi, will share the highlights of his super- modified racing career, 1951-72, with visitors to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, July 28, as part...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Big Diamond

Big Diamond "Coal Cracker 100" race results

BIG DIAMOND RACEWAY RESULT SUMMARY - SEPTEMBER 2, 2001 COAL CRACKER MODIFIED 100: 1. 126 Duane Howard, Oley, PA ($10,880); 2. 114 Craig Von Dohren, Barto, PA; 3. 88T Meme DeSantis, Temple, PA; 4. 5 Keith Hoffman, Whitehall, PA; 5. 1 Billy...

Thu 11 Jan 2001
Brad Gillie joins Texas Motor
AMA

Brad Gillie joins Texas Motor

Texas Motor Speedway has named Brad Gillie as the new Manager of Short Track Operations. He will be responsible for all short track activity at the speedway, including all races at the new Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. "Brad is going to...

Tue 24 Jul 2001
Tragedy strikes at Lorain County Speedway

Tragedy strikes at Lorain County Speedway

On Saturday, July 21, two late-model cars collided and went into the grandstands at the Lorain County Speedway track located near Amherst, Ohio. One spectator, Virginia Wyleth, was fatally injured and at least 13 others were injured. The accident...

Tue 10 Apr 2001
IMCA: NSCA: Museum historical formum preview

IMCA: NSCA: Museum historical formum preview

KANSAS RACING LEGENDS KICK OFF LIVELY NEW NATIONAL SPRINT CAR HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM HISTORICAL FORUM -- MONTHLY SERIES BEGINS APRIL 28 IN KNOXVILLE-- KNOXVILLE, IOWA (April 9, 2001) - Six super modified and sprint car legends and one car ...

Fri 27 Apr 2001
West Virginia Motor Speedway news and new ownership

West Virginia Motor Speedway news and new ownership

Mineral Wells, W.Va.- West Virginia Motor Speedway will kick off the 2001 race season next month with the annual Mountain Dew Mama Classic as some of the most popular dirt late model drivers come to do battle at "West Virginia's Premier...

Tue 15 May 2001
Bloomington Speedway preview

Bloomington Speedway preview

HARF NIGHT/KARTON KING NIGHT BLOOMINGTON, IN (May 13, 2001) - It's bargain night for race fans at Bloomington Speedway. The thousands of race fans in Indiana who belong to HARF (Hoosier Auto Racing Fans) are invited to visit the famous red clay...

Thu 26 Jul 2001
namars: Indianapolis Speedrome Hall of Fame induction

namars: Indianapolis Speedrome Hall of Fame induction

A time for old friends and new heroes this past weekend as the Indianapolis Speedrome inducted former news director Al Stilley as our 20th member of the Speedrome Hall of Fame. Thursday, July 19 - The NAMARS Midget program has become the ...

Sun 23 Sep 2001
Berlin Raceway race report

Berlin Raceway race report

MARNE, MI -- The final night of Berlin Raceway's 51st season ended in dramatic style Saturday night, with a local star winning the national ARCA touring series feature and an unbelievable final lap in the Sportsman feature resulting in a surprise...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
Portland Speedway results 2001-09-14

Portland Speedway results 2001-09-14

{TB] Final Results - NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Grand American Modifieds Fast Time: Richard Whiteman 15.689 seconds (new track record) Trophy Dash: Don Jenner Heat Race ...

Thu 30 Aug 2001
Dick Trickle returns for Minnesota State Fair

Dick Trickle returns for Minnesota State Fair

Dick Trickle Returns To ASA For Minnesota State Fair Race Two-time ASA Champion Looking to Gain Fifth Fair Win PENDLETON, Ind. (August 28, 2001) - Once again, as it has nearly ever year since 1978, the American Speed Association will invade ...

Mon 05 Nov 2001
PathValley Speedway Awards Banquet reports

PathValley Speedway Awards Banquet reports

Path Valley Banquet Honors 25 Track Champions Spring Run, PA_ Two Wheel Promotions honored the regions top racers and 25 Path Valley Speedway Park champions with trophies and more than $15,000 in points money Nov. 3 at Pleasant Hall. "You ...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
Leilani Hunter Thunderhill Speedway preview

Leilani Hunter Thunderhill Speedway preview

The Allison Legacy Race Series Leilani Hunter---Double for Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones Will Drive in L125 apper at Thunderhill Speedway in Texas on Saturday, August 18th. Leilani Hunter who doubles for Catherine Zeta-Jones in movies ...

Wed 11 Apr 2001
Aber and Earl win at Wayne County in Orrville, Ohio

Aber and Earl win at Wayne County in Orrville, Ohio

DENNY EARL MOTORSPORTS "Professional Dirt Late Model Racing" 113 First Street S.E. - Massillon, Ohio 44646 Telephone: 330-837-1773 E-Mail: masstrans@sssnet.com=20 MATT ABER THE 'BOSS' FIRST NIGHT OUT MASSILLON,OH--- "I've been racing for 15 ...

Tue 25 Sep 2001
Central Washington State Fair Raceway

Central Washington State Fair Raceway

Central Washington State Fair Raceway will close out the 2001"Fun In The Sun" season with two nights of fast paced, action packed racing as the 2001 Central Washington State Fair gets underway in Yakima, WA this Friday and Saturday, September 28th...

Thu 01 Mar 2001
Greg Stewart gets sponsor

Greg Stewart gets sponsor

FOUR OAKS, N.C. (February 26, 2001) -- Screaming Eagle Motorsports and driver Greg Stewart have announced a one-race sponsorship deal with Action Thrift Stores for the tires.com 300 Presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale,...

Thu 16 Aug 2001
Portland Speedway race results 2001-08-10

Portland Speedway race results 2001-08-10

<pre> NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Grand American Modifieds Fast Time: Richard Whiteman/16.572 Trophy Dash: Dan Fox Timber Wolf Hardcharger Award: Richard Whiteman Discount Muffler Quickest & Quietest: Gary Morris Heat Race ...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Big Diamond

Big Diamond "Coal Cracker 100" race report

Minersville, PA - September 2 - In a daring three-wide move which saw the leaders bang wheels on the final lap and nearly crash out of the event, Duane Howard of Oley, Pa stole the win in the 22nd Annual Coal Cracker 100 at Big Diamond Raceway on...

Sat 24 Feb 2001
Larry Krieger died February 17

Larry Krieger died February 17

Irwindale 1999 Champion Driver Larry Krieger Remembered As One Of The Best And Brightest Irwindale, Calif. - - NASCAR Grand American Modified driving champion Larry Krieger passed away on Saturday, February 17. The thirty-five year old racing...

Tue 21 Aug 2001
Sat 13 Oct 2001
Desoto Speedway announces new series

Desoto Speedway announces new series

Desoto Speedway President and General Manager John Sarppraicone announced the formation of the All American Challenge Series for Super Late Models to compete at Desoto Speedway during the 2002 season. The new series is designed to bring Super...

Mon 22 Oct 2001
Cajon Speedway Results 2001-10-20

Cajon Speedway Results 2001-10-20

CAJON SPEEDWAY WEEKLY RACING SERIES RESULTS FACTORY STOCK ENDURO (150 laps) 1. Martin Keppeler, El Cajon 2. Jim Tucker, San Diego 3. Rodney Shaw, El Cajon 4. Chris White, Spring Valley 5. Gary Britton, Lakeside and Gary Hartsuyker, Lakeside 6.

Tue 03 Apr 2001
Mike Eddy returns

Mike Eddy returns

DELTON, MI (March 30, 2001) -- When the ASA ACDelco Series returns to action on April 6-7 at South Boston Speedway, it will mark the return of a legend, as Mike Eddy will make his first start of the 2001 season. Eddy will fill the seat vacated...

Sat 13 Oct 2001
Oswego Speedway Race of Champions update, schedule

Oswego Speedway Race of Champions update, schedule

A number of new teams have already traveled to Oswego Speedway for the 51st Annual Sunoco Race of Champions. In the Modified division Featherlite Modified Series driver Doug Meservey arrived at the speedway with hopes of making a successful...

Wed 05 Sep 2001
Flat Rock Speedway final race report 2001-09-01

Flat Rock Speedway final race report 2001-09-01

Flat Rock Champs Crowned FLAT ROCK, MI: One of the largest crowds of the year filed into Flat Rock Speedway Saturday night for the Joe Lake Tireman Season Championships. Rick Knowles, Greg Studt, Ken Knight and Aram Zadigian all captured...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Minnesota State Fair Speedway race results

Minnesota State Fair Speedway race results

<pre> ST. PAUL, MN -- The final results from Monday's $204,960 American Speed Association ACDelco Series Miller Lite 300 at the half-mile Minnesota State Fair Speedway. Listed is finishing and starting position (in parenthesis) driver, make...

Sun 01 Jul 2001
Bloomington Speedway results 2001-06-29

Bloomington Speedway results 2001-06-29

AMSA MINI-SPRINTS Heat 1: 1. Larry Bland 2. Boyd Wolff 3. Scott Williams 4. Pat Haynes 5. Jeremy Miricle 6. Ryan Brewer 7. Brian Pierce 8. Chris Isenhower 9. Brandon Watson Heat 2: 1. Kevin Rice 2. Eric Edwards 3. Mike Patton 4. Tom...

Wed 17 Oct 2001
Wed 04 Jul 2001
Baer Field Speedway race report

Baer Field Speedway race report

June, 3 - After a three year absence, the Shooter's Iceman Series returned to Baer Field Speedway Saturday, June 30 for the Bill Lipkey Memorial race. Because there was such a large program to be run Tom Isch, the track's promoter, requested the...

Sat 12 May 2001
IRL: Supermodified owner to drive at indy

IRL: Supermodified owner to drive at indy

Mexico, NY - Supermodified owner and builder, Steve Miller has a chance coming up on May 24 to do what many just dream of. He will pilot a race car around the famed Brickyard. Steve's ride is not quite what Al Unser or Greg Ray have under them,...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Wed 22 Aug 2001
Dean Roper died of heart attack

Dean Roper died of heart attack

DEAN ROPER Born 12-26-38 Fair Grove, Missouri SPRINGFIELD, IL -- Veteran ARCA stock car driver Dean Roper suffered a fatal heart attack during the ARCA RE/MAX Series PAR-A-DICE 100 at the mile dirt Illinois State Fairgrounds and was pronounced...