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Mon 22 Dec 2003
J.J. Yeley voted Al Holbert Memorial award

J.J. Yeley voted Al Holbert Memorial award

Open wheel ace J.J. Yeley's successful 2003 season continued when the Eastern Motorsport Press Association announced that he was voted the prestigious Al Hobert Memorial/EMPA Driver of the Year Award. The United States Auto Club (USAC) Triple...

WM: 2004 USAC Western Midget tentative schedule

WM: 2004 USAC Western Midget tentative schedule

<pre> 2004 USAC Western Midget Car Series Tentative Schedule Date Location Track Type Track D/N Distance 3/18-20 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway 1 P D 25 M 3/27 ...

WM: 2004 tentative expanded schedule released

WM: 2004 tentative expanded schedule released

USAC Western Midget Car Series expansion reveals 27 preliminary dates in 2004! Expansion of the USAC Western Midget Car Series in 2004 has revealed 27 preliminary dates, with additional races in the negotiation stage. This is in ...

FF: South Boston announces 2004 changes

FF: South Boston announces 2004 changes

Changes at Big Daddy's South Boston Speedway for 2004 SOUTH BOSTON, VA -- A dirt track, new divisions, a specific direction and time table regarding crate engines, and staff additions will be part of the 2004 season at Big Daddy's South...

FF: 2004 California FFMCS tentative schedule

FF: 2004 California FFMCS tentative schedule

<pre> 2004 USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car Series tentative schedule Date Location Track 3/27 Irwindale, CA Irwindale Speedway 4/10 Madera, CA Madera Speedway 4/17 Perris, CA Perris Auto Speedway 4/24...

FF: USAC announces California Series 2004 tentative schedule

FF: USAC announces California Series 2004 tentative schedule

32 California Ford Focus dates highlight preliminary 2004 USAC slate! No less than 32 dates are already listed on the 2004 USAC California Ford Focus Midget Car calendar, released today. Nine speedways will host events, with more...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-17

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-17

Mopar Speed The Weekly Newsletter of Team Mopar Wednesday, December 17, 2003 News Mopar's Musgrave earns NMPA Spirit Award for character and achievement Team Mopar class act Ted Musgrave was recently selected as the fourth quarter recipient...

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-16

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-16

Mopar Speed The Weekly Newsletter of Team Mopar Tuesday, December 16, 2003 News Going That Extra Mile To Research, Develop & Prove New Powerplants - Mopar Leaps To The Top In Open Wheel Racing Mopar. The mention of the word alone has...

IRL: IMS remembers Jim Phillippe

IRL: IMS remembers Jim Phillippe

Longtime IMS Public Address announcer Phillippe dies at 84 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 -- James R. "Jim" Phillippe, a familiar, friendly voice to millions of Indianapolis Motor Speedway spectators as a member of the track's public...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
FF: 2004 Midwest FFMCS tentative schedule

FF: 2004 Midwest FFMCS tentative schedule

<pre> 2004 USAC Midwest Ford Focus Midget Car Series Schedule Date Location Track 4/4 Anderson, IN Anderson Speedway 5/5 Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Speedrome 5/26 Anderson, IN ...

FF: USAC announces Midwest 2004 schedule

FF: USAC announces Midwest 2004 schedule

Six different states will host events in the 2004 USAC Midwest Ford Focus Midget Car Series. The schedule of races was released today by USAC. Opening April 4 at the Anderson (Ind.) Speedway and concluding sometime in October, the series will ...

IRL: SAFER walls installed at PIR

IRL: SAFER walls installed at PIR

SAFER walls added to list of facility improvements; PIR is one of just six tracks to have safety barriers installed heading into 2004. PHOENIX, AZ -- Phoenix International Raceway president Bryan R. Sperber announced today that installation of...

Official tire named thru 2006

Official tire named thru 2006

Hoosier Racing Tire of Lakeville, Ind. will be the Official Tire Supplier to the United States Auto Club for the 2004, 2005 and 2006 racing seasons. Hoosier Racing Tires will be utilized exclusively on all USAC National, Western and Ford Focus...

Heydenreich/Mansfield help MDA

Heydenreich/Mansfield help MDA

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10 -- USAC Silver Crown driver Johnny Heydenreich and Restart Communications' President Linda Mansfield were both released yesterday afternoon after they raised a combined total of $1,045 for the Muscular Dystrophy...

TSM signs Josh Wise for new team

TSM signs Josh Wise for new team

Josh Wise, a 20-year old rising star in open-wheel racing, has agreed to race for Tony Stewart, the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion and a past USAC Triple Crown and Indy Racing League champion. The Riverside, CA driver received a telephone call...

Rally USA Laughlin overview

Rally USA Laughlin overview

The 6th Ramada Express International Rally and JAOS Adventure Rally, presented by Magellan, is scheduled Thursday through Sunday in Laughlin, Nevada and is the final listed event on USAC's 2003 calendar. It is also the final round of the...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
IRL: Indy 500 officials pass away early December

IRL: Indy 500 officials pass away early December

Longtime 'Indianapolis 500' officials die early this month. INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003 -- Michael J. Kollins and John R. DeCamp, each of whom spent 30 years in different capacities during running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, have...

IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

IRL: PIR 2004 schedule, ticket information

PHOENIX, AZ (Dec. 8, 2003)* Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift for that sports fan in the family? If that's the case, purchase race tickets for any of the 16 races at Phoenix International Raceway. Single event tickets go on sale Saturday,...

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-08

Mopar Speed newsletter 2003-12-08

Mopar Speed The Weekly Newsletter of Team Mopar Monday, December 8, 2003 USAC Mopar Million race earns Eldora restored USAC President's Award For its part in the historic Mopar Million Sprint at Eldora, Eldora Enterprises, Inc. received a...

2004 USAC Silver Crown tentative schedule

2004 USAC Silver Crown tentative schedule

<pre> 2004 Weld Racing USCA Silver Crown Series Schedule Date Location Track Type Track D/N Distance 3/19-21 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix International Raceway 1 P D 100 M 5/7-8...

2004 tentative schedule announced

2004 tentative schedule announced

The 2004 USAC Weld Racing Silver Crown Series will include no less than 14 events, including three not include in the 2003 schedule. Returning to the calendar are the Milwaukee Mile in Milwaukee, Wisc. and the Memphis...

2004 to see changes

2004 to see changes

The United States Auto Club is initiating a project to expand the capabilities of the Weld Racing Silver Crown Series to larger Speedways. With the current success of the Silver Crown cars on one mile paved tracks, it...

Champions Night report

Champions Night report

J.J. Yeley & his teams earned over $420,000 during 2003! USAC's 48TH "Champions Night" celebrates his "Triple Crown" The United States Auto Club celebrated J.J. Yeley's remarkable "Triple Crown" Championship Friday night as USAC participants ...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
Richmond to host series on IRL/USAC-SC weekend

Richmond to host series on IRL/USAC-SC weekend

December 3, 2003 - Richmond International Raceway officials announced today an addition to its 2004 season schedule, a series that three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Johnny Rutherford calls "one of the most exciting forms of racing to watch in...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
2003 Rookies/Most Improved driver honors announced

2003 Rookies/Most Improved driver honors announced

Durst, Lewis, Neely & Gregory top 2003 USAC rookies Hessert, Jessup, Walker tabbed for "Most Improved" honors Seven USAC drivers have been selected for additional seasonal honors which will be recognized at this Friday night's USAC...

WS: Irwindale Speedway race summary

WS: Irwindale Speedway race summary

Irwindale, CA, Nov. 27 - Michael Lewis, a 24-year old from Noblesville, IN, backed up his 2003 USAC Western States Sprint Car Series championship on Thanksgiving evening with a thrilling 40-lap feature victory in the expanding all paved track ...

WS: Irwindale season finale report

WS: Irwindale season finale report

Lewis posts late victory in Irwindale Sprint finale Michael Lewis of Noblesville, Ind. put the cap on his 2003 USAC Western Sprint Car Championship with a sensational victory in Thursday night's series finale at the Irwindale...

WM: Irwindale Speedway 'Turkey Night' summary

WM: Irwindale Speedway 'Turkey Night' summary

Irwindale, CA, Nov. 27 - "Dominant" Dave Steele ruled the 63rd running of the USAC 100-lap "Mopar Turkey Night Midget Grand Prix" presented by Lucas Oil Thanksgiving evening at the banked half-mile Irwindale Speedway. The race marked the first ...

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night report

WM: Irwindale Turkey Night report

Steele 2-time "Turkey Night Grand Prix" winner! Leads all but 9 laps at Irwindale Speedway Dave Steele of Tampa, Fla. became a two-time winner of the prestigious Mopar "Turkey Night Grand Prix," dominating Thursday night's 63rd ...

FF: California Series at Irwindale Speedway race summary

FF: California Series at Irwindale Speedway race summary

FORD FOCUS MIDGETS Irwindale, CA, Nov. 27 - Ryan Pace saved his best effort in the USAC Ford Focus Midget Series for the season finale and biggest race of the year. He drove his Pace Motorsports Beast/Ford Focus to his first feature triumph in...

FF: California Series: Irwindale season finale recap

FF: California Series: Irwindale season finale recap

Ryan Pace notches initial Ford Focus win in 2003 finale Ryan Pace of Arroyo Grande, Calif. recorded his initial USAC feature victory Thursday night at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway, winning the 30-lap USAC California Ford Focus Midget...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced

Motor Racing Legends nominated for Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Lexington, KY, December 1, 2003 -- Joe Leonard, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme, Les Richter and Roger Ward have been nominated for the fifth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award,...

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

BUSCH: Joe Gibbs Racing signs J.J. Yeley

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (Nov. 20, 2003) - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), winner of two NASCAR Winston Cup Series championships and 40 Winston Cup victories since its inception in 1992, solidified its future by signing United States Auto Club (USAC) standout...

Mon 01 Dec 2003
WS: Irwindale season finale results

WS: Irwindale season finale results

USAC WESTERN SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 27, 2003 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway -- 63rd Mopar "Turkey Night Grand Prix" Program QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tyler Walker, 67, Zarounian - 16.727 2. Michael Lewis, 40, Western...

WS: WM: Irwindale preview

WS: WM: Irwindale preview

Irwindale Speedway and USAC racing on Thanksgiving evening have been staples on the racing calendar since the track opened in 1999. This year, as in 2002, a USAC triple-header will feature USAC National/Western States Midgets and W/S 360 cu. in.

Sun 30 Nov 2003
WM: Irwindale: Turkey Night results

WM: Irwindale: Turkey Night results

USAC NATIONAL/WESTERN MIDGET CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: November 27, 2003 -- Irwindale, California -- Irwindale Speedway -- 63rd Mopar "Turkey Night Grand Prix" QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Dave Steele, 29, Tomassi - 16.556 2. Jason Leffler, 129, Tomassi -...