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Kevin Harvick had many highlights on road to title

...Harvick's season. LEAP OF FAITHKevin Harvick had a cushy deal at Richard Childress Racing as that organization's lead driver in 2013, while crew chief Rodney Childers was one of the lead crew chiefs at Michael Waltrip Racing for driver Brian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-12-10/kevin-harvick-had-many-hig
What happened to the lights?

...not forget how many people simply drive too closely to the vehicle in front. When a branch or a tree comes down, the lead driver may not see it, much less the parade of cars behind the lead vehicle.It is worth noting that vehicle headlights are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-02-06/what-happene
New storylines emerge for start of NASCAR's new season

...Now that they're all on the same team at Stewart-Hass Racing, it's natural to wonder which will become the lead driver. More interesting, will the others be willing to play second fiddle?Stewart is returning after missing the final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-01-01/new-storylines-emerge-star
Earnhardt leaves Daytona fuming

...since then, and drivers now need to create a two-car hookup to get around Daytona. They use one spotter, with the lead driver taking traffic signals and guiding the trailing driver, who is stuck in a perpetual blind spot as he's glued to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-07-03/earnhardt-leaves-daytona-f
Roadwork to close Wheeler ramps

...from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, to allow for minor repairs to be made to the roadway. Detours will lead drivers through Belair Road, according to the release. Law enforcement will be onsite to assist with traffic.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-16/roadwork-close-wheeler-ramps
Racing teams' No. 1 driver isn't always the best paid one

...Based on experience, former champion Matt Kenseth is the lead driver.Edwards got a big pay raise last year ? and a huge...Of course, some would argue Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a lead driver at Hendrick because he's won the most popular driver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-04-25/racing-teams-no-1-driver-i
Hendrick keeps faith in GM cars

...to create an elaborate plan just to get his race cars to the track. "This is the toughest stretch of the year," lead driver Bob Decker said. "The only time this truck won't be moving will be during the race."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/15/nas_527717.shtml
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Not Team Player

...Sunday. Off the track, Gordon and Johnson are best friends. On the track, they generally race each other hard, but clean. At the same time, both are trying to establish themselves as the lead driver at Hendrick's four-car operation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/01/nas_150065.shtml
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Goodyear, NASCAR patch flats

...Camry at Bill Davis Racing. Elliott Sadler will replace Mayfield at Evernham. Mayfield will join Dave Blaney as the lead drivers for Davis' team. POINTS RACE The points standings with five races left before the Chase for the Championship: 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/07/nas_91711.shtml
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Safety Measures

...bumper-to-bumper racing. In addition to the numerous accidents it causes, frustration builds on the race track and leads drivers to bump-draft to make their way through traffic. "I think bump drafting is something that drivers have definitely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/16/nas_57087.shtml
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