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Winston Cup drivers make impact on Busch series

RICHMOND, Va. - Michael Waltrip has a strong opinion about Winston Cup Series drivers who moonlight on the Busch Series circuit. Despite the fact Winston Cup regulars have won eight of nine Busch Series races this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/01/nas_371334.shtml
Nascar
Full-time drivers test out Daytona

...Saturday night when he was stopped by an Ormond Beach police officer. The police department said the defending Winston Cup Series driver wasn't ticketed because there was another car between Stewart and the officer's radar. Stewart said he got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/15/nas_375766.shtml
Nascar
Drivers get a fraction of revenues

...organization throughout its 53-year history. According to the magazine, the average salary for a full-time Winston Cup Series driver is in the $4 million-$5 million range. Busch Series drivers make about $250,000, and drivers from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/19/nas_364837.shtml
Nascar
NASCAR notebook

...car during Friday's qualifying session. ... Nine couples were married at the finish line early Saturday. Winston Cup Series driver Jerry Nadeau was the honorary best man for all nine couples. Reach Don Coble at doncoble@bellsouth.net

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/25/nas_354836.shtml
Nascar
Spotlight on Richard Petty

...championships with Dale Earnhardt. ... The son of three-time series champion Lee Petty and the father of Winston Cup Series driver Kyle Petty. PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS: His final race was the 1992 season finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway - the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/18/nas_348952.shtml
Nascar
Drivers race for sponsors

ATLANTA - When Robert Pressley started last week's race at the Phoenix International Raceway, he wasn't in the mood to celebrate the fact it was his 200th career start in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. The milestone said a lot about his longevity on the stock car circuit, but it also was a reminder that he's been in 200 Winston Cup races without a win.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/01/oth_323191.shtml
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Stewart to wear restraint system

...garage area was every bit as fast as the laps on the massive 2.66-mile speedway. Stewart, the only NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver that hasn't worn a head and neck restraint, challenged the sanctioning body's new rule in what one official...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/20/oth_327926.shtml
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CART drivers put their safety before money

...themselves. NASCAR's rules at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway had NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers openly talking of fear and disaster two weeks ago at the Talladega 500. Two hours before the Talladega race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/03/oth_310699.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kevin Harvick wasn't supposed to be a full-time driver on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver this year. But now that he's Dale Earnhardt's replacement at Richard Childress Racing, he's developed the same driving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/12/oth_306846.shtml
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Driver autographs are necessary evil

...organizations have banned the practice of autographs inside the locker room. And unlike other pro athletes, Winston Cup Series drivers don't sell their autographs. Autographs are more than a personalized souvenir, they are racing's trademark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/09/oth_299727.shtml
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