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Mon 25 Dec 2000
Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund

Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund

[Motorsport.com received this letter from Kenny and Reva Irwin on December 22, 2000 announcing the Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Fund. They have requested it be put online to make people aware of the foundation. This worthwhile foundation was created...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Stan Fox final arrangements

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Stan Fox final arrangements

INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000 - The funeral service for Indianapolis 500 veteran and former USAC open-wheel standout Stan Fox, who died in a traffic accident Dec. 18 in New Zealand, is scheduled for Dec. 29 in his native...

Tue 19 Dec 2000
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Stan Fox dies in New Zealand traffic accident

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Stan Fox dies in New Zealand traffic accident

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000 - Indianapolis 500 veteran and former USAC open-wheel standout Stan Fox suffered fatal injuries in a traffic accident Dec. 18 in New Zealand, where he was visiting friends and attending races. ...

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Stan Fox killed in New Zealand

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Stan Fox killed in New Zealand

December 18, 2000 - Stan Fox, midget champion and eight time Indianapolis 500 starter was killed in an automobile accident in New Zealand. No further details are available at this time. His racing career wins included two Belleville Midget ...

Sun 17 Dec 2000
Kasey Kahne enjoys historic rookie season

Kasey Kahne enjoys historic rookie season

Many veterans would give their right foot for Kasey Kahne's rookie year. The driver from Enumclaw, WA, put together one of the most outstanding seasons in United States Auto Club history at only 20 years of age. "I think we had a really...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Hines, Kahne and Davidson complete Indy Racing rookie tests

Hines, Kahne and Davidson complete Indy Racing rookie tests

USAC racing veterans Tracy Hines, Kasey Kahne and Derek Davidson all completed Indy Racing rookie tests Thursday at the Texas Motor Speedway as part of a program offered by the Pennzoil Panther Racing Team. All three have now earned competition ...

Fri 08 Dec 2000
Snyder Enterprise offers contingency program

Snyder Enterprise offers contingency program

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4, 2000 -- Racing engine manufacturer Snyder Enterprise of Danville, Indiana, today announced a new incentive program aimed at United States Auto Club teams. The contingency award program will feature an estimated...

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
Hines claims

Hines claims "Super License"

Tracy Hines of New Castle, Ind. is USAC's 2000 "Super License" Champion, amassing the most points of any driver in USAC "National" feature-race competition. He thereby earns a complimentary license to compete in all three series in the...

WM: Kahne, Kaeding, Fike ROY

WM: Kahne, Kaeding, Fike ROY

Kasey Kahne of Enumclaw, Wash., Bud Kaeding of Campbell, Calif. and Aaron Fike of Galesburg, Ill. have been named USAC National "Rookies of the Year" for the year 2000. Their combined total age is only 58! Twenty-year-old ...

Tue 28 Nov 2000
Stewart, Cook team at Turkey Night GP

Stewart, Cook team at Turkey Night GP

IRWINDALE, CA (November 27, 2000) - Tony Stewart and Terry Cook were on opposite paths throughout the 2000 NASCAR season, but in the 60th-Annual Home Depot Turkey Night Grand Prix, the pair were on a fast track to Victory Lane. With ...

Mon 27 Nov 2000
TQ: Irwindale Turkey Night TQ results

TQ: Irwindale Turkey Night TQ results

<pre> MCI WORLDCOM USAC TQ MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 23, 2000 -- Irwindale, California - Irwindale Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. J.J. Ercse, 18, Barber-14.110; 2. Randi Pankratz, 11, Dranginis-14.366; 3. Todd Hunsaker,...

WM: Kahne battles Stewart in Turkey Night GP

WM: Kahne battles Stewart in Turkey Night GP

IRWINDALE, CA (November 23) -- Kasey Kahne would dearly love to be Tony Stewart's teammate in several years. He battled the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year Thursday in the 60th Annual Home Depot Turkey Night Grand Prix and almost ...

WM: Irwindale 'Turkey Night GP

WM: Irwindale 'Turkey Night GP" results

<pre> MCI WORLDCOM USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS November 23, 2000 -- Irwindale, California - Irwindale Speedway QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Jason Leffler, 9x, Lewis-17.023; 2. Aaron Fike, 32, RFMS-17.082; 3. Tracy ...

Tue 21 Nov 2000
Kahne maintains points lead

Kahne maintains points lead

BAKERSFIELD, CA (November 18) -- Kasey Kahne maintained his advantage in the National Midget Driver standings Saturday with a second-place finish in the USAC/MCI WorldCom National Midget Car race at Bakersfield Speedway. Jay Drake, who is...

Turkey Night television time change

Turkey Night television time change

ESPN2 has notified us that Thursday's Home Depot "Turkey Night Grand Prix" USAC MCI WorldCom National/Western Midget Car race at Irwindale, Calif. will air at 10 pm (ET) Sunday night (Nov. 26), 1/2-hour later than the originally scheduled 9:30 ...

Las Vegas dirt track 2001 schedule

Las Vegas dirt track 2001 schedule

2001 Schedule - LVMS half-mile dirt oval Jan. 27 - Freestyle MX. Feb. 3 - Freestyle MX; Feb. 10 - Freestyle MX. March 1-3 - Pennzoil World of Outlaws; March 16-17 - Monster Trucks; March 31 - Rocky Mountain Pullers. April 28 - S.C.R.A.

Irwindale's pace car will have new owner on

Irwindale's pace car will have new owner on "Turkey Night"

Irwindale, Calif.- - Someone is going be heading home from the 60th running of the USAC Turkey Night Grand Prix for Midget Race Cars at Irwindale Speedway with something more tangible than just great memories of a classic 100-lap race with its...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
T. Stewart to run

T. Stewart to run "Turkey Night GP"

Tony Stewart of Rushville, Ind., the only driver to sweep USAC's "Triple Crown" (1995), makes his second MCI WorldCom USAC National Midget Car appearance of the 2000 season on Thanksgiving Night. He is one of four drivers slated to pilot...

Turkey Night update 2000-11-15

Turkey Night update 2000-11-15

Irwindale, Calif. - - The acknowledged "granddaddy" of all Midget Car races, the race that Car & Driver Magazine rated among the "Top 10 Racing Events" of all time, the "other" race that all Indy 500 winners crave winning … The 60th Home...

Gary Sokal memorial

Gary Sokal memorial

Memorial services for Gary Sokola will be held at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Monrovia, California on Wednesday evening, November 22 at 7:00 p.m. The SCRA has announced that they will name a race in Sokola's honor during the 2001 ...

'Cody Unser Night' at Irwindale speedway

'Cody Unser Night' at Irwindale speedway

IRWINDALE, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2000) -- Cody Unser's national effort to find a cure for paralysis and transverse myelitis finds its way to Southern California on Thanksgiving for "Cody Unser Night" at the annual "Turkey Night" USAC Midget race on...