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Bruton Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

...selected, the next three leading vote-getters were pioneering driver Red Byron, the late driver and broadcaster Benny Parsons and car own Rick Hendrick.The voting included a ballot from longtime Steve Byrnes, a longtime popular NASCAR broadcaster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/bruton-smith-terry-labonte
Jeff Gordon nixes restrictor-plate races when he retires as fulltime driver

...start at 4:15 at Daytona International Speedway.The ARCA Series has been a springboard to several NASCAR stars. Benny Parsons, Kyle Petty, Tim Richmond, Ryan Newman and Kyle Busch all launched their careers with a 200 victory at Daytona...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-13/jeff-gordon-nixes-restrict
Bill Elliott, Terry Labonte headline NASCAR's latest list of hall of fame nominees

...owner Rick Hendrick, driver Bobby Isaac, former Daytona 500 winner Fred Lorenzen, car owner Raymond Parks, driver Benny Parsons, driver Larry Phillips, the first black driver to win a NASCAR race, Wendell Scott, track owner Bruton Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-02-21/cup-champion-drivers-bill-
Drivers shatter the 200 mph-mark at Michigan International Speedway

...hasn't been the drivers, but rather the track itself. It was repaved in the offseason, and Ambrose joined Elliott, Benny Parsons and Cale Yarborough as the only drivers to win a pole at over 200 mph.How fast is too fast? Ambrose didn't seem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-06-16/drivers-shatter-200-mph-ma
Daytona 500 winner is hard to predict

...won the Daytona 500.Other trophies and blue ribbons identify race wins. The Daytona 500 trophy makes a career. As Benny Parsons once said, "You are a Daytona 500 champion forever."Bayne has another fast car for today's race (1 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-02-25/daytona-500-winner-hard-pr
Several cars will feature patriotic themes at Coca-Cola 600

...have a road named in his honor.NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty, Junior Johnson and Dale Earnhardt and the late Benny Parsons all have state roads or highways dedicated in their names as North Carolina natives.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-05-26/several-cars-will-feature-
Legends still have it

...the advent of computer scoring. Harvick's victory set a couple of records: - His four laps led tied 1975 champion Benny Parsons for the fewest laps led by a Daytona 500 winner. - His starting position of 34th was the lowest a winner. - He became...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/18/nas_187772.shtml
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Ol' BP was everybody's good buddy

CORNELIUS, N.C. -- Benny Parsons was remembered by the NASCAR community Friday for everything from his gift of gab, voracious appetite, love of golf and skill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/20/nas_113339.shtml
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Cancer kills racing champ

Benny Parsons made a career of beating the odds, rising up from a childhood of poverty in the North Carolina foothills to a job as a Detroit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/17/nas_112783.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

CONCORD, N.C. -- Benny Parsons no longer is a cancer patient. He's a cancer survivor. The 1973 NASCAR champion-turned-television analyst was told Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/14/nas_100489.shtml
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