Racing Results: 3/31/03

March 30, 2003

 FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX4/6 Brazilian Grand Prix, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (4.309 KM Race Circuit; 305.905 KM Race Distance; 71 Laps; TV Coverage To Be Announced) NASCAR WINSTON CUP3/30 Samsung/Radio Shack 500 Texas Motor Speedway, Ft. Worth, TX (1.5-mi. Quad-Oval; 334 Laps)Ryan Newman, in taking on only two tires on his last pit stop in the #12 AllTel/Penske Racing South Dodge, overtook Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s #8 Budweiser Chevrolet Monte Carlo 11 laps from the finish, widening the gap to 3.405 seconds at the conclusion of the event for the second Cup race win of his career. In third, Jeff Gordon also waged war with Earnhardt, only to come up a bit short in the #24 DuPont/Hendrick Motorsport Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Next Race: 4/6 Aaron's 499, Talledega Superspeedway, Talledega, AL (2.66-mi. Tri-Oval; 12:00 p.m. ET: FOX)NASCAR BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES3/29 O'Reilly 300, Texas Motor Speedway, Ft. Worth, TX (1.5-mi. Quad-Oval; 200 Laps)In an odd incident which still remains unclear, race leader Brian Vickers was black flagged, allowing #87 CellularOne/Nemco Motorsports driver and owner Joe Nemechek to win over #10 Scott Riggs' Nestle Nesquik/ppc Racing Ford Taurus, and #48 Dark Dog energy drink/Innovative Media Co.'s Shane Hmiel. Next Race: 4/6 Aaron's 312, Talledega Superspeedway, Talledega, AL (2.66-mi. Tri-Oval; 2:00 p.m. ET; FOX)NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIESNext Race: 4/12 Advance Auto Parts 250, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA (0.526-mi. Oval; 1:00 p.m. ET; SPEED) NHRA POWERade CHAMPIONSHIP DRAG RACINGNext Race: 4/6 Nationals, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV (11:00 p.m. ET; ESPN2) O'REILLY WORLD OF OUTLAWS SERIES3/29 Feature Race, Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track, Ft. Worth, TX Steve Kinser's #11 Quaker State Maxim took its second double-feature win of the season over stiff competition over the # 20 of Danny "the Dude" Lasoski in Tony Stewart and Chad Kemerch by over a full second at the end. Next Race: 3/5 The Dirt Track at Talladega, AL INDY RACING LEAGUENext Race: 4/13 Indy Japan 300, Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi, Japan (200 Laps; 300 Miles; 1:00 p.m. ET; ABC) CART FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIESNext Race:  4/13 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Streets of Long Beach, CA (4:00 p.m. ET; SPEED Live)AMERICAN LE MANS SERIESNext Race: 6/29 The Atlanta Grand Prix, Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA (2.54-mi. Road Course; CBS Sports)TRANS-AM SERIES FOR THE BFGOODRICH CUPNext Race: 4/13 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Street Circuit, Long Beach, CA (Same Day Delayed Broadcast; 9:00 p.m. ET; SPEED) IHRA HOOTERS RACING SERIES3/30 33rd Annual IHRA Spring Nationals Presented By Advance Auto Parts and Castrol, Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC RAINED OUT -- 'SUPER' EVENT TO BE HELD IN OCTOBER PRIOR TO WORLD FINALS Next Race: 5/10  ACDELCO  U.S. Open of Drag Racing, Cordova Dragway Park, Cordova, IL ASA AC DELCO CHALLENGE SERIES Next Race: 4/12 Texas 250, Houston Motor Speedway, Houston, TX (.375-mi. high-banked Tri-Oval; 9:00 p.m. ET; SPEED Live)ARCA RE/MAX SERIESNext Race: 4/11 Nashville Superspeedway, Nashville, TN (1.33-MI. Concrete Oval; 9:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)GRAND AMERICAN ROAD RACING ASSOCIATIONNext Race: 5/3 Phoenix 250, Phoenix International Raceway, Goodyear, AZ (Broadcast Time/Date To Be Announced; SPEED) NHRA SUMMIT SPORT COMPACT DRAG RACINGNext Race: 4/6 BFGoodrich Tires NHRA Sport Compact Nationals, Moroso Motorsports Park, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (4/27 Delayed Broadcast; Noon ET; ESPN2)IDRC IMPORT DRAG RACING CIRCUITNext Race: 4/13 Lone Star Nationals, River City Raceway, San Antonio, TXUSAR HOOTERS PRO CUP3/29 New Smyrna Speedway, New Smyrna, FL (250 Laps; Delayed broadcast; 4/3; 7:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)#5 Bobby Gill, bested # 84 Shane Huffmann's Jennie-O-Turkey Store Ford entry, along with #10 Mario Gosslein's Brooks Automotive Group Chevrolet, average MPH was 92.412, and the margin of victory was 0.210 of a second.  Next Race: 4/12 Jennerstown, PA (250 Laps; Delayed broadcast; 4/17; 7:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)WRC WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIPNext Race: 4/13 Rally New Zealand TECATE SCORE DESERT SERIESNext Race: 6/1 Tecate SCORE Baja 500, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (TV Coverage To Be Announced)CHAMPIONSHIP OFF ROAD RACING EXXON SERIESNext Race: 5/25 Dresser, WIBEST IN THE DESERT RACING ASSOCIATIONNext Race: 4/27 Terrible's Town 250, Las Vegas, NV SNORE SOUTHERN NEVADA OFF ROAD ENTHUSIASTSNext Race: 4/14 Buffalo Bills Hotel/Casino 250, Primm, NV BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIPNext Race: 4/21 Modello Park International Racing Circuit, Naas, Ireland (2.268-mi. Road Course; 30 Laps; 68.04 mi. Race Distance) 

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