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Pearson finally joins NASCAR Hall of Fame

...Donnie Allison, who inducted his brother, said the toll split Bobby from his wife, Judy. But when 19-year-old Adam Petty was killed in a 2000 accident at New Hampshire, they reunited to comfort the Petty family together.Jarrett spoke of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-05-24/pearson-finally-joins-nasc
NFL concussion fallout raises red flags in NASCAR

...today than they've ever been."Earnhardt's death in the 2001 Daytona 500 ? which came after drivers Kenny Irwin, Adam Petty and Tony Roper all were killed from similar head injuries ? forced NASCAR to get serious about safety.Today, drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-02-22/nfl-concussion-fallout-rai
Drivers opt against appeal

...Money made from the parts will be donated to the camp. Victory Junction Gang Camp was built to honor the memory of Adam Petty. He died during practice at the New Hampshire International Speedway in 1991. Sprint Nextel said it would accept any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/30/nas_134221.shtml
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Benefits of safety testing go beyond Turn 4

...ride for stock car racers and millions of drivers buying vehicles off the showroom floor. The fatal crashes in 2000 of Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin in New Hampshire and Tony Roper in Texas led NASCAR to reach out to the best engineers it could find...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/08/nas_403872.shtml
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Race tradition includes crashes

...switch on his steering wheel. The switch became mandatory a couple years ago as a response to throttles that stick. Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin both died at the New Hampshire International Speedway in 2000 after their throttles stuck at full speed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/01/nas_383893.shtml
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Are 'soft walls' the answer?

...who cares?" The barriers would cost about $300,000 to put up at Bahre's 1.058-mile oval, a speedway where Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin both died in separate accidents in 2000. New Hampshire was criticized for having long, fast straightaways...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/12/nas_344374.shtml
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'Intimidating' presence will be felt at Daytona

...according to one industry expert. IN THE YEAR since his death, the sport has experienced a whirlwind of change. When Adam Petty, Kenny Irwin and Tony Roper died of neck injuries within the 10 months before Earnhardt's fatal crash, stock car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/17/oth_334047.shtml
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NASCAR moving closer to ordering restraints

...restraints. It is believed the devices possibly could have prevented the skull fractures that killed Dale Earnhardt, Adam Petty, Kenny Irwin and most recently Alexander. Tony Roper, who drove on NASCAR's truck series, died of neck injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/08/oth_324982.shtml
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Jarrett passes Rudd for victory

...fastest ..." Jarrett celebrated by taking his customary backward lap around the track. He dedicated the victory to Adam Petty and his former teammate, Kenny Irwin, the two drivers who died last year at New Hampshire International Speedway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/23/oth_320355.shtml
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NASCAR enjoys tight title chase despite distractions

...year, too, thanks to Rudd. Still, Rudd hasn't been mentioned this week nearly as many times as Kenny Irwin and Adam Petty, the two drivers who died at New Hampshire International Speedway last year. Those deaths, plus the fatalities of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/22/oth_320179.shtml
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