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Smaller teams find hope in NASCAR proposal to scale back super teams

...sport, I'm in favor of it," said Wells, owner of PPI Motorsports. "I think it's going to be very good for the garage...win apiece. That's about it. For teams such as PPI Motorsports and Bill Davis Racing, cracking the top 20 on any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/04/nas_19284.shtml
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Kenseth hopes his struggles are over

...and NBC, but ABC and ESPN are expected to make big offers as well. PIT STOPS: Crew chief Harold Holly has quit PPI Motorsports and driver Bobby Hamilton Jr. Danny Gill will be the new crew chief. ... Tony Stewart has led the most laps in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/07/nas_458022.shtml
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NASCAR getting bulky new car ready for racing

...are pretty well refined." Among the strong supporters of the project is team owner Cal Wells III, who brought his PPI Motorsports team to NASCAR from open-wheel racing, which has been more aggressive about safety in the past. "I'm sure there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/05/nas_424386.shtml
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.: Racing South.

...in 1997 for best finish in eight Daytona 500 starts. The 1995 Rookie of the Year is starting his third season with PPI Motorsports. Had second career victory last year in spectacular bumping finish with Kurt Busch at Darlington. Came back from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/14/nas_404596.shtml
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NASCAR scoffs at Newman cheating allegations

...Chevrolet. Ward Burton was on Childress' list, but instead signed with Haas CNC Racing for the No. 0 Pontiac. ... PPI Motorsports has extended its contracts with driver Ricky Craven and primary sponsor Tide through the 2006 season. ... Reed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/nas_396605.shtml
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Wells no longer stranger to NASCAR

...Southern crowd and, worse, had somehow wound up with Tide and McDonald's as the sponsors of his new two-car PPI Motorsports team. They had been the primary sponsors for Ricky Rudd and Bill Elliott, respectively, and Wells was considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/07/nas_383404.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

...probably waiting to see who's available if and when Ganassi makes the next move. Also, the second car planned at ppi Motorsports probably won't happen. Car owner Cal Wells said Sunday he's hasn't put a deal together yet, and it's not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/16/nas_352907.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

...including Rudd's, also will wear helmets on Sunday. The only team using helmets prior to this week was the crew of the PPI Motorsports entry of Ricky Craven. NOTES: Joe Nemechek has announced he will replace Jimmy Spencer next year inside the No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/18/oth_327654.shtml
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NASCAR looking hard at pit safety

...wear helmets. Several teams have tried wearing helmets, but found they restricted visibility or sound. Only the PPI Motorsports team, headed by former CART team owner Cal Wells III, is currently using helmets during the NASCAR races. Helmets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/17/oth_327401.shtml
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Parrott moving to new crew

...Speedway was Brad Parrott's final race with Robert Yates Racing. Starting Monday, he will be the new crew chief for PPI Motorsports and driver Scott Pruett. Parrott is the younger brother of Todd Parrott, the crew chief for Dale Jarrett. He also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/02/oth_291173.shtml
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