Refine Search

  •  
  •  
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
Other sports
Labonte doesn't expect surprises from report

...Earnhardt's crash, which took place on the last lap of the Daytona 500 and followed the racing deaths of Adam Petty, Kenny Irwin Jr. and Tony Roper in 2000. What comes out of NASCAR's official investigative report in Atlanta on Aug. 21, Labonte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/14/oth_318950.shtml
Other sports
Baird wins Daytona ARCA pole

...championship," Baird said. "Qualifying up front for the first race is a good way to start a championship season." Kenny Irwin Jr., who will run for rookie of the year in the Winston Cup series, entered the ARCA race to get some seat time on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/06/oth_221986.shtml
Other sports
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
Nascar
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
Other sports
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
Other sports
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
Other sports
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
Other sports
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
Other sports
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
Other sports