Army Racing adds NASCAR driver Jerry Nadeau and NHRA Pro Stock Bike pilots Antron Brown and Angelle Sampey to the team joining Tony Schumacher in the NHRA Top Fuel dragster.
NHRA Top Fuel Dragster – Tony Schumacher
Won four events including the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals for the third time; late season run moved him from eighth in POWERade points to third; overcame spectacular qualifying crash to win Memphis event; closed the season with four consecutive No. 1 qualifying awards; advanced to five final rounds in last eight races of season; clocked national record time of 4.441 seconds at Reading; clocked six of the top 10 quickest times in NHRA history; runner-up in Budweiser Shootout, the quickest side-by-side race in Shootout history
NHRA Pro Stock Bike – Antron Brown
Earned victory at Brainerd; established career-best elapsed time (Englishtown)
NHRA Pro Stock Bike – Angelle Sampey
Earned three wins in six final round appearances; has finished in the top five of the Pro Stock Bike standings for seven consecutive seasons; her 31 career victories is third in Pro Stock Bike history and 12th among all NHRA pro racers
NASCAR – In the debut year for Army Racing in NASCAR, Jerry Nadeau was selected as the driver of the #01 Pontiac for MBV/MB2 Motorsports. On May 2nd, Nadeau was critically injured in a practice run at Richmond Motor Speedway. Following Nadeau’s injury various driver’s helped the team finish out the season.
NASCAR – May 2, 2003
Army NASCAR Driver Jerry Nadeau was critically injured in a crash during practice in Richmond, VA.
NASCAR – May 3, 2003
NASCAR driver Jason Keller stepped in to finish the race weekend in the Army Pontiac after Jerry Nadeau's injury.
NASCAR - May 17, 2003
NASCAR driver Mike Wallace sits behind the wheel of the Army #01 Pontiac for eight races during the 2003 season following the injury to Army Driver Jerry Nadeau
NASCAR - June 22, 2003
NASCAR road course specialist Boris Said takes the wheel of the #01 Army Pontiac for the two road course races in 2003.
NASCAR – August 3, 2003
NASCAR driver Mike Skinner jumps into the Army Pontiac driver seat.
NASCAR – October, 26, 2003
NASCAR Driver Joe Nemechek is announced as the new full-time driver for the Army NASCAR Team for 2004. He finishes the last four races in the 2003 season.