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Jeff Gordon continues to excel at Darlington despite changes

...7-year-old Leanna and 6-year-old Kayla Sheffield, are huge Gordon fans and got to miss school to see their favorite driver. The girls gave him a black-and-white checkered-flag pattern scarf for his own 6-year-old daughter, Ella...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-13/jeff-gordon-continues-exce
Jack Burnham

...Burnham. Jack was a devoted Florida Gators Fan and a Miami Dolphins Fan. He loved NASCAR racing having watched his favorite driver, #99 Carl Edwards. He also listened to gospel music. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170293637
AJ Allmendinger enjoying the ride after his fall

...Mears win his first 400.Their son was born two years later ? Greg Allmendinger named him after A.J. Foyt, his favorite driver ? and for a time it seemed like the Allmendingers would make it back to Indy with him. Allmendinger had risen through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-05-20/aj-allmendinger-enjoying-r
New car showed off by NASCAR during national tour

...NASCAR president Mike Helton said. "A lot of those relationships are even older than the relationship with their favorite drivers. We believe this will help build the identity of the driver with the race car and their relationship with the manufacturer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-02-06/new-car-showed-nascar-duri
Earnhardt's marketing machine continues to dominate sport

...Popular Driver in 2001, although he died during the first race of the season.Earnhardt Jr. has been the fans' favorite drivers in eight of the nine years that followed.The groundwork for the father's success was created long before his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-02-12/earnhardts-marketing-machi
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Larry Paul Terry (WRENS, Ga.)

...grandson and even built his grandson a go-cart and race track. Larry enjoyed NASCAR, with Dale Earnhardt being his favorite driver. He was a mechanic who had a gift at diagnosing problems and getting the optimum performance out of an engine. Larry's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-06-09/larry-paul-terry-wrens-ga
Determination was Tony Stewart's most-important step toward championship

...have to say," Stewart said after the win. "He's not going to sleep for the next three weeks."? Stewart's favorite driver is A.J. Foyt. That's why he switched to No. 14 when he formed Stewart-Haas Racing.He drove like Foyt down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-11-23/determination-was-tony-ste
Rebel with a cause

...and wealth at Joe Gibbs Racing. When he climbed out of his No. 14 Chevrolet -- he used that number to honor his favorite driver, A.J. Foyt -- Stewart quickly transformed from the driver who took the lead with two laps to go and sped away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/21/nas_524692.shtml
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Chasing a legacy

When 12-year-old Skylar Robinson watches auto racing, he doesn't have to look too hard to find his favorite driver; he's usually sitting right next to him. The Augustan idolizes his father, former professional driver Chip Robinson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/04/oth_471923.shtml
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Aussie's weekend a winner

...Tasmania this week, especially since many fans Down Under still get up in the early morning hours to watch their favorite driver. The Australian won Saturday's Nationwide Series race, then he drove the No. 21 for Wood Brothers race from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/11/nas_469062.shtml
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