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Long pit stop doesn't slow Busch champ

...stop by changing only two tires, the extra traction gained by four 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/30/oth_289730.shtml
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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
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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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
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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
Drivers race for sponsors

...success in a stock car. Pressley apparently has options, but he wants to win races more than he wants to be a Winston Cup Series driver. "The truck series is not out of the question, the Busch Series is not out of the question, and the (Winston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/01/oth_323191.shtml
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Sale could mean more wins

...past five years - but he's been too close to several of the sport's fallen heroes. Rob Moroso, his first Winston Cup Series driver, was killed in a car accident on the way home from a race. Sabates also was a mentor to 1992 series champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/10/oth_294910.shtml
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Little can slow down Earnhardt

...wound up eighth in the championship point standings -- his second worst finish since becoming a full-time Winston Cup Series driver in 1979. His finishes at Daytona in his seven championship seasons were: fourth in 1980, 14th in 1986, fifth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/16/oth_283072.shtml
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NAPA notebook

...it will also sponsor young David Ragan on the Legends Cars series. Ragan, the 13-year-old son of former Winston Cup Series driver Ken Ragan, will drive the smaller Legends Series cars at weekly shows at Charlotte, N.C., and Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/20/oth_275212.shtml
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