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Smaller teams find hope in NASCAR proposal to scale back super teams

HAMPTON, Ga. - Cal Wells III sat outside his hauler at Atlanta Motor Speedway, surrounded on all sides by larger, better-funded teams. When he goes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/04/nas_19284.shtml
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NASCAR getting bulky new car ready for racing

...over 40 or 50 years of racing and are pretty well refined." Among the strong supporters of the project is team owner Cal Wells III, who brought his PPI Motorsports team to NASCAR from open-wheel racing, which has been more aggressive about safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/05/nas_424386.shtml
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Wells no longer stranger to NASCAR

A lot of people who didn't even know Cal Wells III disliked him when he came to NASCAR as a team owner in 2000. The quiet Californian, moving to stock cars from the CART Champ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/07/nas_383404.shtml
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NASCAR not interested in traveling safety crews

...fine. "I think more important is being able to get to the car quickly - that would probably be a better focus," owner Cal Wells said. "There are an awful lot of positives to having an onsite, at-track safety group." Wells would know. He came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/24/nas_382027.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

...when Ganassi makes the next move. Also, the second car planned at ppi Motorsports probably won't happen. Car owner Cal Wells said Sunday he's hasn't put a deal together yet, and it's not likely Ricky Craven will have a teammate next season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/16/nas_352907.shtml
Nascar
Nadeau rides out stint in No. 44

...they can." It's likely Nadeau, who has one career win in Winston Cup, will drive a second car being fielded out of Cal Wells' shops. The Pettys already have filled the vacancy for 2003 by announcing CART Indy car driver Christian Fittipaldi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/09/nas_351705.shtml
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Craven keeps momentum with Rockingham pole

...year, so we're off to a good start. "It's all about being realistic." Craven's fast lap of 156.008 mph in Cal Wells' Ford was plenty quick enough to beat the 154.696 of Schrader's Pontiac. It also was considerably faster than the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/23/oth_335194.shtml
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NASCAR looking hard at pit safety

...helmets, but found they restricted visibility or sound. Only the PPI Motorsports team, headed by former CART team owner Cal Wells III, is currently using helmets during the NASCAR races. Helmets and firesuits are mandatory on pit road for CART teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/17/oth_327401.shtml
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Craven's near-perfect run captures Pepsi 400 pole

...then in qualifying it was just about perfect." Craven needed to show something in the last month. The other car in the Cal Wells stable, a similar Ford Taurus driven by Andy Houston, was downgraded to a part-time team earlier this month when sponsor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/18/oth_319768.shtml
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Nascar notebook

...Football League enjoys a more-lucrative package. LITTLE IN MCDONALD'S CAR: Chad Little hopes he can read something into Cal Wells' decision to put Little behind the wheel of his McDonald's Ford for the rest of the NASCAR Busch Series season. Little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/19/oth_296082.shtml
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