American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters
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All-America Team Banquet"
January 10, 2004
The 2003 Auto Racing All-America Team
The 34th Anniversary Auto Racing All-America Banquet was held on January
10, 2004 at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
in Pomona, California and the Sheraton Fairplex Suites. Members of the racing news media met to honor the drivers cited for their efforts during the 2003 racing season. It's one of the few banquets in the racing industry that's open to the public. Below are highlight photos taken by Dusty Brandel for AARWBA.
And AARWBA's Driver of the Year - J.J. Yeley - Winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial
2003 All America Team Winners, from Left, Ron Fellows, Larry Dixon, Frank Kimmel, Jim Michaelian (for Paul Tracy), A.J. Allmendinger, Mark Taylor, Tom Savage, (de Ferran and Dixon), Tony Pedregon and "Pioneer in Racing" Dan Gurney at the 34th Annual All America Team Banquet.
Director of Public Relations for the Indy Racing League, Tom Savage, accepts the "Horsepower Trophy from Cariann Cease, for IRL drivers Gil de Ferran and Scott Dixon, at the All America Team Banquet.
Tony Pedregon, NHRA Powerade 2003 Funny Champ, receives the "Horsepower Trophy" from Cariann Cease, at the
All America Team Banquet Jan. 10, 2004.
Jim Michaelian, President of The Long Beach Grand Prix accepts the "Horsepower Trophy" on behalf of CART driver Paul Tracy, from Cariann Cease.
Panther Racing's Mark Taylor won 9 races on his way to the Infinti Pro Series Championship. Jan. 10, 2004, he joined the 2003 All America Team Members and accepted the "Horsepower Trophy from Cariann Cease
Linda Vaughn accepts the "Horsepower Trophy" for World of Outlaws driver Steve Kinser, who was racing in Australia, from Cariann Cease
2003 NHRA Powerade Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon accepts the "Horsepower Award" from Cariann Cease Jan. 10, 2004 at the annual All America Team Banquet.
Linda Vaughn, "Miss Hurst" presented the "Horsepower Award" to J.J. Yeley Jan. 10, 2004 during the All America Team Banquet in Pomona. Accepting for J.J. was J.C. Agajanian, Jr., who was racing at the Chili Bowl.
ARCA Champ Frank Kimmel accepts his "Horsepower Trophy" at the All America Team Banquet Jan. 10, 2004. Master of Ceremonies, Mike Hollander is also picured.
Dan Gurney was honored Saturday, January 10th at the American Auto Racing Writers, Broadcasters Assn., All America Team Banquet. Gurney, a True Pioneer in Racing was honored at the banquet. A motorsports driver, car owner, designer and manufacturer of the All American Racers racing chassis of the winning Indy 500 car and so much more.
Road Racing King Ron Fellows accepts the "Horsepower Award" from Cariann Cease at the All America Team Banquet Saturday January 10, 2004.
This was Fellows second time on the first team.
Kevin Green of NASCAR West Coast office accepts All America Team Trophies from Cariann Cease for NASCAR drivers Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, and Brian Vickers at the 34th Annual All America Team Banquet in Pomona Saturday night, January 10, 2004
See Information about the 2007 Banquet
See Highlights of the Second 2005 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2005 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2003 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2002 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2001 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2000 Banquet
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