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Humpy Wheeler honored before final race at LMS

CONCORD, N.C. - Humpy Wheeler received a standing ovation from Sprint Cup drivers before Sunday's Coca-Cola 600, his final race running Lowe's Motor Speedway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/26/nas_399335.shtml
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Racing for ratings

TV fuels sport's big day on and off track CONCORD, N.C. - For about three hours during H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler's busiest day, he will close his office door and turn on the television. Then he will do as millions of others do - gorge himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/25/nas_82784.shtml
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Wheeler picks Johnson to win The Winston

...problems this season. If predictions come true, that will end in The Winston. Lowe's Motor Speedway president Humpy Wheeler picked Johnson on Tuesday to win NASCAR's annual all-star race and he's frequently on the mark: he's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/14/nas_372562.shtml
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Wheeler predicts winless Gordon will win The Winston

...career, but at least one person believes Jeff Gordon is on the verge of victory. Lowe's Motor Speedway president Humpy Wheeler picked Gordon to win The Winston, and Wheeler is usually on the mark in his annual prediction. He's been right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/15/nas_344943.shtml
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Former track manager will skip today's race

...ran the track for more than three decades is attending the Indianapolis 500 instead. There's no end in sight to Humpy Wheeler's feud with his old boss, track owner Bruton Smith . "I thought after 33 years there that they would ask me to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/24/nas_525194.shtml
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NASCAR: Demolition Derby

...practices and races during NASCAR's just completed two-week visit to the Charlotte, N.C., track. Little did Humpy Wheeler, the speedway president and the creator of the CRASHCars division, know his new series would be upstaged by the Nextel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/02/nas_454854.shtml
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Meet the cars of 'Cars'

...Dinoco Oil MODEL: 1975 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, with regulation steer horns VOICE: Lowe's Motor Speedway President Humpy Wheeler Mater PROFESSION: Owner, Tow-Mater Towing and Salvage MODEL: Tough to say, although shares certain similarities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/mov_84495.shtml
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Crashes prompt Lowe's upgrade

...the fact that it hadn't had rubber and hadn't really been run on much yet, but it was very slick at first. "Humpy (Wheeler, the track president) went and dragged tires around it and it's better now and has a lot of grip." Greg Biffle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/13/nas_11840.shtml
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Lowe's, Disney revved up for debut of new Pixar film

...and Owen Wilson, as well as NASCAR drivers Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip. Even speedway president H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler - who never met a promotional opportunity he didn't embrace - contributes to the film, voicing the character of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/24/nas_73179.shtml
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Lowe's track completely repaved

...started in early January. "Everything is right on schedule," said Lowe's president and general manager H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler. "The weather has been very cooperative and the paving is finished between the inside white line and the outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/18/nas_70806.shtml
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