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NAPA 500 notes: Dale Jr. hot topic in racing

HAMPTON, Ga. -- He won't become a full-time Winston Cup driver until the year 2000, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. already is causing a stir in racing circles. The 23-year-old son of seven-time...

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Overtime

...employee of Dale Earnhardt Inc. Waltrip, ranked fifth on the all-time list of racing futility, became the third Winston Cup driver in The Intimidator's garage Wednesday when Earnhardt announced he would expand his team in 2001. "The pressure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/14/oth_296043.shtml
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Long pit stop doesn't slow Busch champ

...tires erased the deficit and carried the Winston Cup Series driver to an easy victory. Kenseth became the ninth Winston Cup driver in 10 races to win a Busch Series race this year. "We had no choice," Kenseth said of the decision to change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/30/oth_289730.shtml
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Spencer wins in second truck race

...Cup regular, on a restart with just 16 laps to go at New Hampshire International Speedway. Jeff Burton, another Winston Cup driver acting as Edwards' spotter on Saturday, told his driver, "You know who that is up there. You'd better wait...

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Biffle on pole for Saturday's Busch Series event

...Chevrolet this weekend, and so far, so good - he set a track record with a lap of 192.300 mph. He edged fellow Winston Cup driver Kevin Harvick by 0.037 seconds, and it's the second straight pole for the No. 7 car owned by Joe Nemechek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/25/nas_398408.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

...47 of his 84 Winston Cup victories on short tracks, the most short-track wins in the modern era. HELPING OUT: Winston Cup driver Ken Schrader will take injured World of Outlaws champion Danny Lasoski's spot in the IROC finale Saturday at Indianapolis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/01/nas_350261.shtml
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Kenny Wallace wins Bristol pole

...won the pole for the Goody's Headache Powders 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. "I've just been a struggling Winston Cup driver and nights like this just make people expect more from you, and they should," Wallace said after knocking series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/23/oth_213432.shtml
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Foyt to field team for son

...said. "I am very proud of Larry and very excited about this opportunity for him." Foyt is buying the team from Winston Cup driver Dale Earnhardt, who currently owns the Busch team Ron Hornaday drives for. But Earnhardt is moving out of the Busch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/10/oth_299170.shtml
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NASCAR breaks ground on school for mechanics

...their garage at night getting grease everywhere and making their mom mad," said Tommy Baldwin, crew chief for Winston Cup driver Ward Burton. "It's a tough business with long hours and we're looking for those kids who have a passion for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/23/oth_314616.shtml
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...through, then revived last week. Auto Racing Craven loses store in Maine to fire A fire gutted a store owned by Winston Cup driver Ricky Craven on Sunday. The Maine state fire marshal's office is investigating the cause. Waldo County officials...

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