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Irvan does justice to Allison's memory

...season, moving to another team after Yates decided not to renew his contract. He will be replaced in 1998 by rookie Kenny Irwin Jr. In the meantime, Irvan, who survived near fatal injuries from a race car crash in August 1994, just continues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/11/oth_215848.shtml
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Southern roots are hard to dig up in diverse field

...the year were born in the South. Ricky Craven (Maine), Johnny Benson (Michigan), Mike Skinner (California), Kenny Irwin Jr. (Indiana), Tony Stewart (Indiana), Matt Kenseth (Wisconsin) and Kevin Harvick (California) show the sport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/26/nas_354645.shtml
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Team lets Rudd drive for fun

...Rudd now drives the Yates' most famous car, the No. 28 Ford that has had the late Davey Allison, Ernie Irvan, Kenny Irwin Jr. and Dale Jarrett as drivers. Allison was killed in a helicopter crash at the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/19/oth_300977.shtml
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Soft walls in use for UAW/GM 500

...it's going to soften the blow." Collisions have been an issue with drivers and race teams since Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin Jr. were killed in separate accidents earlier this year at the New Hampshire International Speedway. When Irwin was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/05/oth_298285.shtml
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Race cars too fast

...they become aerodynamic nightmares. Cars were too fast at New Hampshire this year -- so fast that Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin Jr. didn't have enough time to steer clear of problems at the end of the third turn. Their throttles hung at full...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/21/oth_297088.shtml
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NASCAR makes safety changes

...Richard Petty, died in the third turn at New Hampshire last May when his throttle stuck at full speed. Then in July, Kenny Irwin, Jr., died in the same turn when his throttle stuck. Solutions now seem to be coming from all angles - except from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/14/oth_296045.shtml
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Rain helps Gordon to IROC win

...Shelby, N.C., Ford, 189.290. 37. (16) Ted Musgrave, Franklin, Wis., Ford, provisional. 38. (28) Kenny Irwin Jr., Indianapolis, Ford, provisional. 39. (44) Kyle Petty, Randleman, N.C., Pontiac, provisional. 40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/14/oth_222483.shtml
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Martin hopes to keep pressure on Gordon

...speed them up or slow them down on this track. But I think that speed (on Friday) will be close to the pole." Ward Burton was close behind Labonte at 194.179, followed by Todd Bodine at 193.717 and rookie Kenny Irwin Jr. at 193.667.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/15/oth_217551.shtml
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Hanes 500: Pole goes to Burton

...on the front stretch," Martin said after his early qualifying run. "That's what we came here to get today." Kenny Irwin Jr., who started on the outside of the front row in his first Winston Cup race three weeks ago in Richmond, impressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/25/oth_216572.shtml
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NASCAR's biggest purse

...run of 149. The worst dry spell among other big-time winners is Bill Elliott's 81-race losing streak. ... Kenny Irwin Jr., introduced Friday as Ernie Irvan's successor with Robert Yates Racing, is the busiest racer in town this weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/02/oth_212301.shtml
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