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Promoter exits on his own terms

...last of the fans began their slow exit from the grandstands, the lights at Lowe's Motor Speedway flipped off, and Humpy Wheeler exited stage left. There was no grand final bow. Humpy wanted his final moments at the speedway to be about another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/27/nas_399416.shtml
Nascar
Pioneer promoter to step down

CONCORD, N.C. --- Humpy Wheeler announced his retirement as president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway on Wednesday, ending a 33-year career as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/22/nas_341855.shtml
Nascar
GOP seeks traction on NASCAR flap; Democrats hit reverse while courting fans

...any specific circumstance. "The very idea of immunization is laughable," said Lowe's Motor Speedway President Humpy Wheeler. "It's like taping your ankles to go to the mailbox." He noted that no NASCAR event has ever sparked an outbreak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/15/nas_147563.shtml
Nascar
NASCAR fails to honor pioneer

...down a racial barrier. "Time has passed to pay tribute to him," said Lowe's Motor Speedway president H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler. NASCAR has awarded scholarships in Scott's name to minority students with an interest in the racing industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/17/nas_124953.shtml
Nascar
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
Movies
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
Nascar
Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart

...I'll be honest, I don't know what they could do. When we had the problem we had at the Cup test, we went to Humpy (Wheeler) and said, "What can we do?" There weren't very many options to do. The option was to take and drag tires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/20/nas_13799.shtml
Nascar
It's life in fast lane at Lowe's

...an identical lap of 193.216 mph. "My whole body is shaking," Sadler said. "This is such a fast track that Humpy (Wheeler, track president) and these guys have created. There's not much out of the gas.." Newman was second-fastest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/14/nas_12133.shtml
Nascar
Lineup grows for race in May

...after the first 40-lap segment. It's an all-star event and all the stars should participate," said H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, the track president at Lowe's. "That's what fans come to see - their favorite drivers." Among the drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/29/nas_413846.shtml
Nascar
Racing notes

...with being portrayed as "grits-eating, NASCAR-loving people," Lowe's Motor Speedway president H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler said that's not all bad. "Frankly, is there anything better than properly peppered and salted grits with red-eye...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/nas_402709.shtml
Nascar