Racing Results: 5/19/3

May 19, 2003

FIA FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX

5/18 Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg, Austria (69 Laps-shortened from 71 due
to two aborted starts; 307.146 KM Race Distance; 4.326 KM Circuit Length;
3.3-Seconds Victory Margin)
Michael Schumacher, in the Marlboro Ferrari, scored his 67th Grand Prix
victory of his career, but it wasn't without drama. On lap 23, when
Schumacher pitted, a problem with his refueling rig caused a fire to erupt
around his car, although the German remained calm inside his car until the
fire was extinguished. Later, Juan Pablo Montoya's BMW-Williams suffered an
engine failure while leading, allowing Kimi Räikkönen to take the lead
momentarily, and Schumacher to then manuever around Räikkönen for the lead,
which he never relinquished. Ferrari teammate Rubens Barrichello finished
third just 0.589-seconds behind Räikkönen's McLaren-Mercedes, which gave
Ferrari the lead in the coveted Manufacturers standings by one point over
McLaren for the first time this season. Meanwhile, Schumacher is now only two
points behind Räikkönen in the fight for the driver's championship.

Next Race: Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo (78 Laps; 3.340 KM Circuit Length;
262.860 KM Race Distance; 7:30 a.m. ET; SPEED)
NASCAR WINSTON CUP

5/17 The Winston, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC (1.5-Mi. Quad-Oval; 90
Laps)
Jimmie Johnson in the #48 Lowe's Home Improvement/Hendrick Motorsports
Chevrolet Monte Carlo won the event, and the record $1 million payout from RJ
Reynolds tobacco that accompanies it. To do so, he had to wrestle the lead
away from teammate Jeff Gordon in the #24 DuPont Refinishes/Hendrick
Motorsports Chevrolet in the final 20-lap segment, and keep Kurt Busch's #97
Rubbermaid/Roush Racing Ford Taurus at bay.

Almost winning this event a year ago as a rookie, Johnson and his team
learned that with the inverted start format for this final segment, there was
no need to win the first two only to get shuffled back for the last (and
deciding) one. Finishing 7th in the second segment put him fourth on the grid
for the final go, and from there, it was all Johnson.
At the finish, it was Johnson, Busch, Bobby Labonte, Joe Nemechek, and
Michael Waltrip rounding out the top five.

Next Race: 5/25 Coca-Cola 600, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC (1.5-Mi.
Quad-Oval; 5:00 p.m. ET; FOX)
NASCAR BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES

5/18 Goulds Pumps ITT Industries 200, Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, PA (200
Laps; 1:57:07.00 Race Time)
Ron Hornaday's #2 ACDelco/Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo
dominated the event, leading all but 52 circuits, and ending a 63-race
winless streak for the veteran driver. Beating a hard-charging Brian Vickers
in the #5 GMAC Financial Services/ Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet by less
than half a second, it was Mike Bliss in the #20 Rockwell Automation
Chevrolet finishing third, with David Green's #37 Timber Wolf Pontiac fourth,
and the #92 ESGR Chevrolet of Todd Bodine in fifth.

Next Race: 5/24 Carquest Auto Parts 300, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
(1.5-Mi. Quad-Oval; 12:30 p.m. ET; FX)
NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES

5/16 Hardee's 200, Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC (1.5-Mi. Quad-Oval; 136
Laps; 0.233-sec. Victory Margin)
Ted Musgrave in the #1 Mopar Performance Parts/Ultra Motorsports Dodge Ram,
held off Brendan Gaughan's #62 Orleans Hotel & Casino Dodge in a two-lap
shootout after a caution came out with only three laps to go. Musgrave took
his first Series win of the season, and his 11th in CTS competition. Behind
Gaughan was Rick Crawford's #14 Circle Bar Motel/RV Park Ford, #16 Travis
Kvapil's IWX Motor Freight Chevrolet, and the #6 Sonic Chevrolet of Kevin
Harvick.

Next Race: 5/30 MBNA America 200, Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE
(1.0-Mi. Oval; 4:30 p.m. ET; SPEED)
NHRA POWERade CHAMPIONSHIP DRAG RACING

5/18 K&N Filters SuperNationals, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park,
Englishtown, NJ
Top Fuel: In the finals, Doug Kalitta's MAC Tools car, which ran a
4.494,328.54, outran the Miller Lite/Don Prudhomme Racing dragster's 4.554,
326.10, piloted by Larry Dixon.

Funny Car: Whit Bazemore received a gift from Tony Pedregon, the only driver
ahead of him in the points standings, who redlighted in the semis. In the
final round, Bazemore took no prisoners after three prior final round
appearances this season with no event wins to show for it. He ran a 4.869,
306.81 in his Matco Tools/Schumacher Racing '03 Dodge Stratus, to Ron Capps'
tire-shaking 8.300, 100.52, in the Skoal/Don Prudhomme Racing '03 Chevrolet
Camaro, to post his first event win of '03.

Pro Stock: Current record holder Greg Anderson improved his E.T. and Top
Speed marks to 6.670 seconds at 207.18 MPH, and capped the weekend with a
Wally-winning 6.724, 205.98, in the Vegas General Construction Pontiac Grand
Am, to a losing 6.747, 205.38, for Darrell Alderman's '03 Mopar Parts Dodge
Neon. Anderson now has two event wins in three finals this year.

Next Race: 5/25 O'Reilly Summer Nationals, Heartland Raceway Park, Topeka, KS
(3:30 p.m. ET; ESPN2)
O'REILLY WORLD OF OUTLAWS SERIES

5/17 Feature Race, Hagerstown Speedway, Hagerstown, MD (.5-Mi., Semi-Banked
Oval)
POSTPONED UNTIL 5/19 DUE TO HEAVY RAIN

Next Race: 5/24 Outlaws Showdown Feature, The Dirt Track at Lowe's Motor
Speedway, Concord, NC (4/10-Mi. Semi-Banked Oval)
INDY RACING LEAGUE INDYCAR SERIES
Next Race: 5/25 Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis,
IN (2.5-Mi. Oval; 200 Laps; 11:00 a.m. ET; ABC)
CART FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Next Race: 5/31 Milwaukee Mile 250, The Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
(1.032-Mi. Oval; 9:00 p.m. ET; SPEED Live)
AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES

Next Race: 6/29 The Atlanta Grand Prix, Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA (2.54-mi.
Road Course; CBS Sports)
TRANS-AM SERIES FOR THE BFGOODRICH CUP

5/18 Victoria Day Trans Am Weekend, Mosport International Raceway,
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada (2.459-Mi. Permanent Road Course; 59:42.95 Race
Time; 41 Laps; 5/25 Delayed Broadcast; 2:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)
Scott Pruett, in the #7 Jaguar R Performance/Rocketsports XKR, was .977
seconds in front of Michael Lewis' #12 Trans-Am Tools by ProQuest Jaguar XKR
at the checkers, with Johnny Miller's #64 Eaton Cutler-Hammer Jaguar, Randy
Ruhlman in the #49 Preformed Line Products/Coyote Closures Chevrolet
Corvette, and rookie Jorge Diaz, Jr.'s #8 Puerto Rico Grand Prix Jaguar the
other Top Five finishers.

Next Race: 5/26 Lime Rock Park, Lime Rock, CT (2:00 p.m. ET; SPEED Live)
IHRA HOOTERS RACING SERIES

5/16 AC DELCO U.S. Open of Drag Racing, Cordova Dragway Park, Cordova, IL
(EVENT COMPLETION POSTPONED FROM 5/10 TO DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER)

Next Race: 6/1 MOPAR Canadian Nationals Presented by Castrol, Grand Bend
Motorplex, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada (TV Coverage To Be Announced)
ASA AC DELCO CHALLENGE SERIES

5/18 Glass City 300, Toledo Speedway, Toledo, OH (.5-mi. Oval; 300 Laps)
Veteran Butch Miller, in the #52 Timber Wolf Chevrolet, racked up his 48th
career victory with a charge underneath rookie Travis Kittleson's #30 Bob
Steele Chevrolet entry with 16 laps to go. Kevin Cywinski also executed a
similar maneuver on lap 298 to finish second, with Kittleson, Brett Sontag,
and Robbie Pyle completing the top five.

Next Race: 5/24 Iowa 300, Hawkeye Downs Speedway, Cedar Rapids, IA (9:00 p.m.
ET; SPEED Live)
ARCA RE/MAX SERIES

Next Race: 5/22 ADG ARCA 100 Presented by EasyCare, Lowe's Motor Speedway,
Concord, NC (1.5-Mi. Paved Oval; 9:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)
GRAND AMERICAN ROAD RACING ASSOCIATION

5/18 Barber 250 @ The Park, Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, AL (2.3-Mi.,
16-Turn Permanent Road Course; 250-Mi. Race Distance; Delayed Broadcast 5/24;
1:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)

SRP & Overall: Passing the #59 Porsche-powered FABCAR of Brumos Racing on
the last lap to win the inaugural event, Terry Borcheller also gave Bell
Motorsports its first win with the #54 Chevrolet-powered Doran JE4 Daytona
Prototype.

GTS: Justin Bell/Joao Barbosa, #31 Mosler MT900 R, took class honors and ran
as high as second overall, narrowly missing the opportunity to win the
overall event when they had a flat tire very late in the race.

GT: Marcus Motorsports' #69 BMW M3 ran flawlessly, with Brian Cunningham and
Hugh Plumb behind the wheel.

Next Race: 6/8 Grand American 400, California Speedway, Fontana, CA (Delayed
Broadcast; 9:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)
NHRA SUMMIT SPORT COMPACT DRAG RACING

5/18 Southeast NHRA Sport Compact Nationals, Gainesville Raceway,
Gainesville, FL
Pro FWD: Shaun Carlson was as lucky as he was good, when Nelson Hoyos'
factory '03 Chevrolet Cavalier broke on the starting line giving the
automatic win to the pilot of the DaimlerChrysler-backed '03 Mopar Racing
Dodge Neon. Carlson still ran a 8.82, 171.13 solo pass for the fans. Earlier,
Carlson had set the national records for ET and speed during qualifying, with
an 8.228, 181.70, enroute to his first-ever NHRA event win.

Pro RWD: George Ioannou, in one of two Street Glow/Bullish Racing Toyota
Solaras, scored his fifth NHRA career victory and second of the season, as
Matt Scranton in the Turbonetics Toyota Celica had engine problems that
prevented him from competing in the final round.

Hot Rod: Gary Gardella, in the Ecko/Honda Civic, went rounds until the final
round pairing with Kenny Tran's Quaker State-backed Honda, where Tran
readlighted to give Gardella his first career Hot Rod class win.

Modified: Cesar Febus' Cesar & Oso Racing Nissan 300ZX qualified on the pole
then led throughout to take his second event win of year, and of his NHRA
career. Febus ran an 8.10, 157.67, to take out Luis Corvio and his Toyota
Corolla, which ran a 10.47, 116.44.

Ken Scheepers also took the second event win of the season and his career,
with a 10.32, 127.87, to Scott Mohler's 10.47, 116.44 in his losing Team
Mopar Dodge Neon.

Next Race: 6/8 BFGoodrich Northeast NHRA Sport Compact Nationals, Atco
Raceway, Atco, NJ (TV Coverage To Be Announced)
NDRA NOPI THE FAST & THE FURIOUS RACING SERIES

5/18 Bradenton Motorsports Park, Tampa, FL (NO OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT
DRIVERS/CARS AVAILABLE)
Pro Compact: Boris Rojas, 8.75, 127.28 MPH (solo)

Pro Outlaw RWD: Brent Rau, 9.63, 106.35, over Carlos Montano - Broke

Pro Outlaw FWD: Steven Thomson, 9.72, 145.30, over Howard Spires, 11.59,
112.73 MPH

Pro 4-Cylinder: Joe Demaree, 9.79, 144.20, over Carey Bales' losing, 10.28,
127.73.

Pro Stock: Erick Aguilar, 10.22, 129.71, to Domingo Alvarez's losing 11.82,
82.75 MPH.

Next Race: 6/14 Silver Dollar Raceway, Reynolds, GA
IDRC IMPORT DRAG RACING CIRCUIT

Next Race: 5/25 East Coast Nationals, Maryland International Raceway,
Mechanicsville, MD
USAR HOOTERS PRO CUP

Next Race: 5/24 Holland International Speedway, Holland, NY (Delayed
Broadcast 5/29; 7:00 p.m. ET; SPEED)
WRC WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

Next Race: 6/8 Acropolis Rally, Greece
TECATE SCORE DESERT SERIES

Next Race: 6/1 Tecate SCORE Baja 500, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (TV
Coverage To Be Announced)
CHAMPIONSHIP OFF ROAD RACING EXXON SERIES

Next Race: 5/25 Dresser, WI
BEST IN THE DESERT RACING ASSOCIATION

Next Race: 6/29 TSCO "Vegas To Reno" Race, Las Vegas, NV (500-Mi. Off-Road
Course; Television Coverage To Be Announced)
SNORE SOUTHERN NEVADA OFF ROAD ENTHUSIASTS

Next Race: 6/8 Dusty Times Caliente 250, Caliente, NV
BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP

Next Race: 5/26 Rounds 5 &6, Thruxton

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