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TH[ VIRGINIANYIIAT SATURDAY, IeeRUARY It, 199a 522d5 8405 + Rick { Mast , 118a 38 Ilraa: Rockfiridge BMhs, Va. Cr: Hooters Ponliac Orner: Richard Jackson Crw ehlefs Kevin Hamlin Ner ge. r9& Team swihchn trom Ford to Pon0- ae 1995 Yy1d18Yta: Mast finished 21st in points after reandiry only Nree lop-10 rawshes. Yhalinrys: $749,550. Career Uithillelden Na adns In les atnh.... Slarted racing in 1973; fint N9nstdn Cup start In 1988. ... Graar Wusstun Cup earmngs n dmost $3 mg- Ban.... StarBrig skdh year witlr Richard Jackson. SaR9Yr rqork Mast hopes his new Grand Pru wN Mt him hreak Nto Wcer- ry lane, hut he er4 Ms tetm also han to owsrcome duonic probkms with mfia- OiMy. 2 RE* Wallace 71p: 39 kMU Consord, N.C. Can MIApr Racing Ford ,. - GrrR.npenskeflaciRB' (RaBrr PansMa, Rusty Wsl- ii.-_•_.~..~.~MOaaerLDm• _ 51) starts.... Had 11 rnns in 1987.... Total Cup arn- ings, almost $26 million, is tops in U.S. racing. ... Firsl raad in Winslan Cup in 1975.... Full Hme sina 1979, when he was rookie of Ihe year. SeouUni report: He's' hungderthanever, happy with his new contract and determined to race more aggressively. This may be the year Jeff Gordon really learns about Earnhardt's imimldation. A Sterling `t Marlin / .. A4pn 38 Ilsva: Columbia, Tena Car. Kodak Film Chawolet Onar. Morgen-Mcclure Radn Cra.w eMNh Torry Gpnr 1995 lat&Wlowc M Ms best year to date, Mar6n won hls second cOnsBNtiYe Daytona 500 and two other nas, had 19 other top-10 hNshes, won one pole, fin- islad third in points and wan $2,253,502. Caeaer NI81rBghh: Mar- lin has four viciuries in 340 raas.... Frst raced Win- ston Cup in 1976; rmhe of Ihe year in 1983; full time since 1987.... 57.35 mil- lon in Wfimston Cup earn- ings. . Se.nlRg rapork Consid- edng their steady knprove- ment since 1994, Madin and his team haue to view lhemsNaros as top t8k con- tenders and should deliver another mulp-Nctory, year. These Rays own the Day- rona500.ThmeinarowIs wal within raach. points (tops among Ford drivers) and wan $1,893,519. Career MBfiRgYSc Debuted in Winston Cup 1981 and ran full time in 1982 before returning to ASA and NI-Ro series..., Returned full time in 1988 with Roush... Has 18 areer vh.iories in 294 Win- ston Cup starts, with his first win at Ruchingham in Uctober'89.... Caren earnings aceed Sl0 million. Saoatln8 rqsnrL• MarBn had hall of Ford's eight uic- lories in 1995. But unless Ford fnds parity with Chevy, a dtk mmains a long slnt Y' /'Reeetf : l 13odine Iya: 46 kMs: lulan, N.C 1 Can OVC Ford . OrrRer.6eoll8odine . Cr.r ahleF: Paul NMrews Naw Fer'6& QVC is in and Exide oul as sponsor. 1995 MdlRprts: Nter three whn on Honskr Bres in 1994, Bodine lzikd to win end had ony four lup- 10 finishes. He was 16th in points and won=1,011.090. ' Caraer hlgkRdrta: Has 17 Yiclories in 412 starts. ... Debuted in Winston Cup In 1979; was rookb of the yearin 1982.... FrstYW tory In 1984.... Won Day- lona 500 in 1986.... IROC champion N 1987.... Pur- chased Nan WlMkili's team Mer the 1992 Win- ston Cup champion was , r Lake Speed Aea: 48 llwa: Concard, N.C. Cr: Spam Ford OwRer: Harry Melling Crew ehIRF-Am Long 1993 h1µR": Speed made avery raa in 1995 but had ony two top 10 fin- ishes. He was 23rd in points and wun {529,435. CRreer Mddidb: Starl- ed in Go-Karts and became 1978 warld kartlr5 CiampF on.... First Cup start in 1980.... Fnished second M 1985 Daytona 5110. ... Won the 1988 TranSmdh . 500 at Darin¢ton, his ony victory in 330 Winslon Cup sMds.. .. Career earni ngs eaceed $3.3 milion. fa.Flq r.pork Speed doesn't have to do too much too improve on 1995. He should do it but donY expect much more fram thls team. B~Y da ARs 39 Il.u: Wr Norman, N.C., and Chesapeake Cw, Tlde ford OrRaras Ricky and Linda IkMd Cnw ehlN: Richerd moddieas in the Northeast rrom 1977 through 1986. ..d loined brother Geoff a the Winslun Cup circuit with his debut at tlle World 600 in 1986. ... Full Nme in Winston Cup since 198& ... Career earnings esaed =4.3 million. 9eeo.tin8 repust This tum has suffered from lack of direction, and now that Bodine owns il that shadd change. Bul he's gdl a long uphill road. A win in 1996 would be a surprise. M Derrike Cope ARC 37 klne: Huntersvile. N.C: Car: Sttraight Nrow Ford 4lwner. gohhy Allison Craw eNlef: Jimmy Fnnig 1995 htplyYts: Cope had a deant 15th-plaa finish in the points in his Post fun seaaon with Afisaq IrRildirg eight top los and $03,075 in wiminMs. Caraer hidlRltlrh: Has in wins in 248 starl5.... Won the 1990 Oayrore 500 and another race at Dm'er in his first ful year on the drwit.. . . Career earrengs asceed $3 milFan.... Was a cshher in hasehall6ut turned to racing eNer  knee injury. SeeaoNRi report Na 1995, but an he improve onH?He'Ilneedto8he waMs to keep the ride. Fen- nig is Niison s secret weepW. 1 Cl WDa/eFkbach in USAC in the 1950s and '60s.... Starled racing in 1973. Raad ounaw stocks 19g3-B6,wilh lop-fiue fin- - ishes in 97 percenl af races run.... 1987 ASA ropkie of the year... . First Winston Cup race in 1990.... No wins in 153 starts.... Career earnings esceed $2.9 mHlion. SeuusYq nporE 0uiet, steady progress has marked Musgrave s career sina jdNng lack Roush in 1994. n's lime to win - and he shooM do it. p Darrell 1.~ Waltrip Ap: 49 llwa: FranNin, Tenn. Cr: Western Auto Chewo- let Osaur•. Oamll Waltrip Crer ekieF: Pote Peterson New lar'S& Car has a new paint stheme. 1995 Nlpllprh: Dne pole and eight top-10 fui- ishes,with $850,632in winNngs and 19U in points. Cnwr M8'81Wah: Has 94 uictories in 658 starts and is tied for thkd on the e0-time Yiclory Hst with Bobby Nkson.. .. Winston Cup champion in 1981,'82 and'g5.... TweM victo- ries in both 1981 and'82. ... 1989 Daytam 500 win- ner.... slreer umings eaceed $14.4 m01bn. SaaaWR nparM DMen is nrin' ta ga aNer suaess- ful kg surgery and no Im{er talks ratirenwnl but there s s81 time to bow out gmarWy. N 1996 N like 1996, 1997 should be his fndi. New far'96: Hammond signs on as crew diief. 1995 MehRgbta: One lop-]0 finish in 1I slarts. Finished 41st in points and wan {281,945. Caraar hlghUgMa: YN 1994 becnrre Ihe first rook- ie to win the pole lar the Daylau 500.... No wins in 35 areer stalis.... Started in kar8ng in 1990.... Raad National Dirt Beeers Association late-nndels and wedge cars for su years, wiN 53 wins.... Won ARCB race al Talladega in 1992. ... Caleer wklslon Cup earnings esceed $00,000. Scouting repore: Just maMng all the raas would be a guod goal fa this Marn in 1996-and aeen that is a bng slwt. MkMel w Walbip Ap: 32 Llwa: Lake Norman, N.C. Car- Glgo Ford . ORRer•. Glan Woud Cswr dIMFs: Edd'q and . Len Wood New for '8& WatMp repaces Morgan Shepherd behind Ihe wheel. 1996 hidrllplla: Had eight lop-10 finishes and wand up 12th in painls driving the Fennmil Pontuc. Earned $898.330. Career WBhlidrfs: Still winieu after 299 stads.... Made Wnston Cup dehut in , 1985; .ns mnner-up for . mpkie of the yeer in 1986. .. Has won mwe than $4 miNon. Seoaua e.ron, &th WaIMp and the Woods need aliRGntheyeheNto _eaNotlrdStlanrrtNim._._
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r k/G`.t 26=AREZAUTOHACINGNEWS-TUESDAY,MARCH5,1996 NASCAR Says "No" To New GM Engine; Rock Tango Cost #43 Team $460,000 program - worth a minimum of g240,000. He would bave colleMW anolher $110,000 in continge~cy bonus- a from PonBac and STP. HamOtou, who andod up 24th afler bounci off the wall later in the evenl, wouldeve won an additional $62,000 in rux eam- inga, and he would have qualified for The Winston Select, worth a minimum ofS18,000. ReoaintodtefamedNo.43 uoal Petly ano m g30.000. I NASCAR's lucrative Winner's circle Farnhardl, for his pad, tried m put an end to the controversy that seemingly won't go away. He spoke with Hamilton Friday morning at Richmond International Raccwey, saying the tap wu not Jnten- tioiul. Hamilton, who said very little during the conversation, tried to walk away before parnhardt had Mished.."1 know you me mad at mq but I am try' . RICHMOND, VA- NASCAR President Bill France has to tell you il was just a meing incldem~', rejeded General Momn ret)uest for a new eogine design. said Eandurdt. Hamilton «plicd,"I am JkrbFishel,headofGMeracing gmm,metwithFmnceand normedatyou-yet" NASCAR officials Mike Nelmn a~ary Nelson at Rockingham It was a very one-asded mnversadon - with Chevrolet car ownen Richard Chlldress and Rick Ebd hdld arnarla to the news Earlier , `Hendrick m discun the possbility of OM using lhe new engine mrAis the same thing. j - later this year. "Flmt of all, I hate that It ha ed; ~CKINGHAM CONIROVBRSY - They'r4 still IaBdng about the "bump" that D.le Fishel also said the meeting was to get a clarification on the says Parnhardt. "We gm in thercmside- Ernhsrdt (R) gave to Bobby Hamilton (L) at Rockhaghaml (Kevlo Bemn Phoms) ' ~intakemanKoldusedbylheFordleatosinthisyear sDsytane5g0m by-sideorgetundersomebodyraolny ord'eDelelenehwonlhenaaadeigLloflhetop10Mishersin nd~y~p aBtgeandthingeWppen,Thatwasn'tiheoN7 iaci- 500wa<driving'Dmndarb'vds. dentonSunday(elRoekingham) Lhsppeoedlome.DaleJanelt "Wejuu wanted to make son we understood the guidclines and got Into me twtce commg oHOf fom. fg-ot away from him twice. ' ideu behind the (Daytona) mles, the ground rules for the man- It wu lucky I didn't hit Ihe wall. It was lucky I didn'1 go sideways ifolds fm the supers ways fDavmna and 7hlladega)." said or uught my car q,ulcker or whatever. Fishel. "1 think we le t Deylona confwed about what was 0K and Several mom mcidents happened all day. The ig (Bobby what wasn't OK. lahonte) and several cass got wrecked sevenl funes. If you went "And I guess we leamed it's a maeer of how you interprct the back and looked at every incident, what H this and what if that, I niluea.Iwon'teeyowpanuwxrearoundouranklea,butlheywere don'lknowwhetmny~utll." hmging tlnlty low," added Fiabel with a leugh. rS,n6nninv. Psrnhe.dt aaid 'S,n wern r"ninv 1 AeRnitnlv dedn'r ishil saidhe'e nol sum the GM teams will have a new intake do anything~otentional. 1'm eura Richerd PoR9 hu ban in thc manifold rudy for the Winston Select 500 at 7alladega on April same simahon hefon aod Bobby Hamilton himseif. I think 28. they've got agrtet team and am destined to win with the car "We don't have the capabilitY of ueeting a new manifold by they've got. T1uy amc along suong lut year, and I think they've 7Ylladeµ notedPishel. "Ibataeprelty quicktumareund. We gmabeltermacer(thenewPontiaeOrandPr)s)mworkwiththu knoxabou124-homphotoservias,butwedonthareeny24hour yeer. It'sjustamatteroflimeundlWry winft madfold'casting service." H they waot to focus on wonym' gaboul whst happened down As for the new eagine design, Fiehel eeid "Ihateugine Is oul and them Sunday going into Richmond, h's qehtg to ufie theh foas runniog (m ARCA), and every pan and plece of that engine is off of Richmond, KnowingBpyby Hamilton and Richard Petty, .va0able. 'lbat englne coukl have run thu uawo." they're unarl anou m ul IIW behlnd them end go on anduy m Fnna's lone fmponse to the ergNe question wu "we didn't win the na m aod forget about it If they dont, if they pprove It lestyur and we havea't ap ed it D-la year.' want mjust dde arouod out them and knock the 3 out that's theu RepmlWly, the new OM pouro ant produas between 760 prerogahve, but It sure takes the facue away fiorn winning." and 770 hotsepower or about 1S Io mo a re horsepower then the Rarnlutdt knows the many Petty fem me quite upset with him. top Ford engine-"Every fan has his own view, he points out. "Watch the sace. If .ne. The smrm that refuaed to o away. you want mgo back and talk about thel happencd in the Aweekaher"Ihebum,"~imlePontiuoB'mialswereelillupset ~'4lgottcokoulofareaat7hlladega( 1995Winsmn500by with Dale Barohardl endpthe "5460,000" it cost Bobb Hamilton "'organ Shepherd on the last hp) and got knocked out of a and the S'fP leem owned by Richard Peu . y $I00,000 (bonus for leeding the polot atan,dings after 10 nces~. Y ~ Whmdoyoudnabomlt7l'mnotmtmg thisorlhat.Youjustant In e release distributed by the Pontiac public rc.etioos depart- cry over spilled mllk. Il heppened. It wam9 intentional. Sorry mem, it said "Pamhardl's rougbhousin# mctia may have cost about ly lel's get on and go to the next rece," Peuy Botarprises upwards of 5460,000. In another pan of the Dale Inman, team manager for Petty Bnteryrises, agrees with Ponti.c notebook. it sald "Eertthardt's needless hg of Hobby Earnhardt that it is best to put the inddem behind them. Yet Inman Haruillon'e S'IP Pootiaa" pointed out, "the thing that is so disturbing to us is that he's better HamBton wae leeding the Goodwrcnch 400 at Nonh C9rolina Oum what he did Were (at Roekingham). He wesn m open-fea Motor Speedway when tagged by Earnhardt with 9I laps to gur helmel so he nn see. 7Lere's not an Inch of the race track wherc Had Hamilton wou the race, he would have cpaltfie ded for he didn't know where he's at. He sea that good. I'm not ssying be hit us on , but he certainly could have missed us:' NEWCOMER AND THE VETERAN -1995 WC Rookie of the Ymar RIt/yGCame B ie right wks with vetenn nar Dlek 7HcBe (W{ 1(qe Pe ght photo) mlght be ruging Robble laomh (R), csew eWef on the Bobby lJamlhoa-0Hven 43 osroed by [7b's dad Rlahstl, for %etlac apnd seeaetst (Phoea by Kerin Brun) Inman addeA that hebelieves Eamhardl is "one of the greatest to drive Winston Cup. I have a hard time judging between he and Richard, benuee 1've worked with Richard all my life. I know what Richard wem through a far ee his health, and he still won reas (a NASCAR record 200). '7[ had lograde, it would certainly be between Dale Fsrohardt and Richard Petty as far as the greatest Osat have ever driven Winslon Cup. I've seen'em alll. You name'em and I've seen'em. 'I used to watch the (Buech Onnd National raees jusl to see pernhardt mnj' noted luman. He is just absolutely grut. "He (Hamilton) aneinly didn't want to el in aoybody's way that's a superttar and is mMing for anythSng (a rccord eighth NASCAR lYmsmn Cup chamyionship). }Ie (Hemilton~ feels fnm that standpoint he should be able to raa them cleau. There's been times when we've probably gonen out of the way when we didn't haveto." lbat won't happen in the future. enae WINSTON CUP NOTEBOOK-Loy Allen is expected to miss a number of reces in the caming weeks after suffeimg e fna tured right shoulder blade and a coneussion in the Goodwrench 4g0atNorthCerolinaMotorS y. Butthedoctoraaremore concemed about the injuries en suftered to his neck. "f.uy, tme a couple of ligaments at Ihe base of his skull, In the back of his nec15 which ve givlog hlm a lot of problems" said JeDrey Bsker, team apokesman. '71sey've got a cervical eoBar on him, and they're curloua to 6nd out hav mnch peln be will have holdlog his head up after they take the coBer off. Baker pointed out, "be fmn Ume he hit the (first turn) wall he wae knocked unconscious, and then the second hit (m the inside reWining wall at the aotnoce to lhebackslrelcLpits) whhhisbo4ybeingllmp,hetookquiReblow to his neck. It took a bad stmtch." Baker said that there was me Va1 injury. "1Ve thlok Ifll be awhile before he comes back." m owner Mark Smith has hired Dick Trickle to drive the Heahhsource Ford 7bunderb'ud while Allen is sidelined.... fn win- ning the t7oodwronch 400, Dale Farnhmdl estenAed his rceord for winniog at least one race a seuon to 15 straight seasaons (1982- '96). Pamhardt said finishing second once again in the Daymna "wasn't really disappointing. I've never won the race. so I don't know how that feels. It's sort of like having steak and pcenut but- ler. Peenut butter is fine until Xou eat a steak. If we ever win Daytona, it might be disappointing to run second, but right now 1'm reny happy with it." said Bernhvdt last week during a tcle- eontmena wilh the naws media....GeaD' Bodine, who broke two nbe in a Daytona 500 aash, needed the relief driving services of brmher 7bdd at Rockingham. But Sunday in the Pontiac Excitement 400 at Richmond, GeoHplanned m drive the full rece. "I'm still sore, aod it still huns a lot, but I feel sure I'll be able to drive the full nce," said Oeofi on pridey..Johnny Bcnson was eoother driver who hoped to run the fu11400 laps at Richmond in the PennoR Pontiac, But the rookie driver admihed his chances were am very &ood dn[e he wu auHerlng with pneumonia. As a result, crew chief Doug Hewitt selected David Gmen, the 1994 BuschSeries ehampion,as Me team's relief driverforthe weekend. "David Green has demonstrated an ability to be a smooth consis- tent driver, and this ensures the team of a quelity performance," says Hewilt....In leading 531aps in lesl Sunday's Ooodwrench 400 at North Cvolina Motor Speedway, Jimmy Speocer led more laps than he did In all of 1995 and 1994-tAe ycer he won the first two Wimton Np mxa of his caroer. Spenar lod just 51 laps the last two seasons. Aod ihet Ia why Spencer is so optimistic about the rest of the'9h seeson. "I look at it like this, we may have dropped trom the race with about d0laps to go, but we.were Icsding the race when we did. lbere'a a btg difference in falling oua(unning 20th and falling out leading the raca," sald Spencer, who ehded up 27th after completin 328 lepa ot the 393-Iap event. "A rspe like that shows what this mokin' 1oe's team is capable of Ihis ytsr, Ieadinf aodwinnlog r ....,OneofthelhlnQsovedookedinDale Jenelt s vkmry in We Daytone 500 was that it put the team on the Winner's Circk program which is worth more then $250,000. Them is still one spoI left open on the program as the series head- ed to Richmond....Pontiac has announoed a three-yesr extension of the eutomaker's entitlement sponsorship of the spring mce at Richmond International Raoeway. Pontiac has served as the tille spunsor of Ihe Pontiac Excitement 400 for nine years. The new
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B4 m 1HENEWSJOURNAL LINEtJPS I M1iW 500 . OualiyNg Fridayfor posi6ons I 1-25.for the itM1lar 500race Swi-_ day, wtth 4~~9 positron, oar SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1996 NASCAR at: .. Dover 52245 8653 Despite crash, Craven stin driven to succeed thirdvertebra. ON SPpINGEB By J - spac,ai ro'rhe News Journal That Craven managed iu avot'd any further in7uryis a testamentto It all happened so fast, Ricky the safety of his car That Craven Cravencanbaxelyrememberit.He wasaoennousinraceagainsaysa: was speediag araund the tracic at thing vr two ab---t'~..-.m. number im{sarrenthesrs driver, niakeofoatatd ~yyq speed::.~ ... 1 (24),NRG ~t,CheVrolet . Ma'rte CaUO: 154.785. (nreaxs ies , I own tratlCrenod of 153.669, set- . ' Juna2,1995);" - .2 (19) DltltTl'klda, FordThlar.:d derhiN:153912: - : 3. (22), WaM Burton, Pontiac GiaM Pd1C-153.899- , - -: 4.(5 )Tertyl'abonfe,Chsvralet ~MOMeCarb.=153.662 , - ;....5. (8) HutSO'kldfn: Ford TToR '. ilerhiN,.151446:. ... -- 6.(88) DalaJaneU, FnNTts+r-: d¢rdrC.153211>-~ ., :- -. 7. (18) Bobby Labcnte, ~ ~Chevmlet Monte Carb, 153.198. >: 8. (2)-Rusty Wallace, Ford ..TTtundertzQ15S172 .. .( 9; (81) Kenny Wallace, Ford ThunderbrJ,153.159 ,~4 .19.,(1YPtok;Nast Poneac, ~ 11'~1~Bm1t-Bodlne, Foni' ~ 3:868 °--'. K Martin Ford- 2.918 • H'BOdlne; Ford S(7 2886- - 145(3)` Dale Earnhatdp Chevrolet Monte Carlo. 152.840. 15-. (42) Kyle Petly, Pontiac Grand PmL 152.801 . . . ; 1fi.: 10), Rtcky Rudd, Ford ~1526-2, ' .. .~ 17:'(12)D[qt7keCOpe; Ford -(hivrdeNird;-152581- . . . . - 18-(99)'Jeff Burton, Ford Thundetb"vd,152-~(Q. . .19:(4)' Sterling.- Marlin;`Chevmlet Monte Carlo. 152.304. - 2D. (16) Ted Yusgrove, Ford. Thundertutl,1520g1-. 21-(28) Ernie Irvan, Ford . ihundelbird 152085, .. . 22. (77) Bobby Hillin, Ford 7hunrlerbYd,1sz085. 23. (30) Johnny Benson, PonOac Grand PtoG 151.989- . 24. (23) Jbnmy Spence , Fotd . Trywiderbid, i51.963-'- 25. (37) JOhn AndtaN,: Ford ' Thtvderbud,15L9Cd. ~1 Goodwrench 200 . Goodwrench-Delco Battery20t) NASCAR Busch Grand Na- tional race today whh qualifying position, tar taanber, tr parentha I Ing s 1. (44) Boblry LabonOe, Chevm- . : ~j~, 149.%3. (Bfeaks back reo]rd of . 149.638. set Sept 16, 1994)-. ' -2-(34) Mike McLaughlin, .Chevroiet,149.757.' ... tabonte, Chevnr . NASCAR's penalty. By GENE BRYSON SunieGOner DOVER - For Kyle Petty, the first day of practice and quali&ing for the Miller 500 was black Friday. .ormally painted red and blue, Petty's car arrived at Dover powns International Speedway sporting a black paint scheme remarkably similarto Dale Earnbardt's. Petty's car wasn't the only thing to undergo a color change. His crew went about its business in the garage area wearing black shirts. "Just got 'em this week:' team manager Ty Norris said. The change in colors may be a statement of protest by team owner Felix Sabatc,, who is still smarting over a seven-Ixp penalty ' week's ASCAR imposed on Petty in last Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Last week's race was marred by a multi-car accident triggered . when the cars of Petty and Ted Musgrave touched, causing Mus- INASCAR • right back and said 'Boy, this is Buddy Baker. Do you want to drive .. my race car at Dover or notT . "That was the last thing on my ~ mind, driving a Wmston Cup car.I . definitely wasn't expecting the ; call. Fortunately, he called bacic and every time we go to Dover I . think about Buddy calling me-" : Spencer had an unimpressive W"mston Cup debut that day, fin- . isbing 34th. FROM WINNER TO WATCHING: ~ Last Scptember Johnny Rumley . sis, dtiver, nake of carand queNy- 190 mph when suddenly there was trauble, dead ahead What happened next is destined to become a staple of sports high- Hght programs for years to come. Craven's No. 41 Chevrolet struck Mark Martia's ayinning car and lifted high into the air, slammtng , violently intothe outside retain- ing wall and back down onto the track, only to be met by more on- Just one later Craven started the NASCAR race in Sonoma;: Calif. thoughhewas relievedafter completing one lap. Last weekend in Charlotte, N.C., Craven quali- fied second for the Coca-Cola 600 and was running a strong race . until he was caught in another br-g- crash, shearing ttiesheetmetalaff; the side of his car in a tangle with : coming traffio. Craven arrived in Delaware this I can remember it starting," week ta do it all over agaim Nuts-. Craveu said of the horrific Apri178 ing sore ribs and a painful right NASCAR Wrnston Cup wreck at shoulder, he qualih'ed an impres-. He won the pole position at Mar- But all the desire in the world tinsville and has had four [oP10 did little to persuade Craven'e high finishes, including thirds at Rnck- school guidance counselor that ingham and Atlanta, to stand 11th stock car racing was asenstble m the Winston Cup points stand- way to make a living ings He has also finished fourth in "You're 15 years old mNewbutgb, both of the Busca Grand National 'Neinc, a..d >a~ you a:nt a be a racesheeenteredthisseasoa NASCARracer.'Csevansaid."How Apersonable,well-spokenred- .pmaticalistbst?It'salongshot head, Craven looka more like a. "It's harder for me to believe stockbrokerthanabootleggerand now than it was then. In high seysifhedidn'traceforalivinghe school,peoplewouldreadaboutmy would own a business. But being a taces m the paper and say, 'VJhere .Yankee businessman in a sport areyougoingwithtbis?'Itoldthem with Deep South outlaw roots has- as soon es I graduate, rm going to rit been a struggle. .., Charlotte, Nottth Carohna:' .' "I think 15 or 20 yeareago it CravenwontheBuschNorthae . might have been hard.but it's not ries championship in 1991 and so much today," Craven eaid. spent several successful years in "Drivers like [New York's] Geoff the Grand National circuit before Bodine had a more difficult time landing a full-time Winston Cup Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway sive fourth for today's Busch than I did- Racing is so commer- ride last year. This winter, he be- 'After that, I struggled to put it to- Grand National race and 26th for cial now. Each of the races are came a part owner of his team. He gether. When it was over and I Sunda}/s Milleer 500- ' Rltky`c raven qualified tourth Jor televised and have great radio resides in Concord, N.C., just ou4 came to, I couldn't breathe be- '.'Tthink I proved last weekI dul -t s¢usoh Gmnd,National race broadcasta It's no longer an iso- side of Charlotte, with his wife cause the wind was knocked out of n't have any mental-seara", Craven"., 1or Sunday'a Milbr 58f1 '- . : lated sport" Cathleen and 4yearbld daughter me'so hard. And I thought some- satd'7twsseurfvstracebac]csmce Cxaven and'Indiana native Jeff Riley Diane. ' '" thing had comethrrntgh the back1hl7adega, and I stoodon the out a at- risrng, young drivcra. Gordon are often referred to as a - It's taken me from 1982 to1995 of my seat into me.' - sidepole andranareally goodrace who turned 30 last week, "new breed" of stock car driver.In- , to get to where I am now, but I re, That pain, a result of the terri- Craven.grew up in Newburgh, -_ , e 1995 WmetDn,Cup.Rookis apiredby his father, who drove at a alize how fartuiiate I am,". Craven ble jolt(.4aven's back suffered in Maine-about aafar away from 'o e Year and hae been even' local track' in Maine; Craven said. "I realize I'm one of the few - " ugerthisyeardespitethestartedcompetingingo-kartsasa people whogetstodowhatthey theaccident,.waslaterdiagnosed NASCARcountryasonecouldget a asacompressionfractureofthe -yetbeisoneofthesport'e c" 7iatTalladega,;. .. childandwasracingcarsztage15d trulylovetodoandgetpaidforit". JohnnyBensotisPontian
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AREA AUiO NAGNO NEWB tneN, NJ wfInr 25,000 MAR 12. 1986 H1I040 {''//'/~/~~/ ELLlE~9El7 rxese cuennos P F A R Nf'NPWS YIIBSDAYM RCHiS 19% , Terry Labonte Not Happy His Bent Car Was Wind Tunnel Bound, DeHart Might Get Fine that the Chevrolet Monte Cado still ha . huge ccrodynemk-down fora - adumtage md NASCAR nads m make sume mure ehanga lo addtm Wisutuuion. '1'm thed.of the Fordguys hoBer- iog and saasminy" uM BwheMt uter the rea. 'fisey got hvo anar atons this winkr We didn"1 get my and PWniac's ga a nmv w. Rusry ' wn running grest 1odaF Tbey need m stop aying md go m work." : 'DI~letl aeld as Y Ite asmm NASCAR will rMew "our fiodsnp The official hmindon list fa Ole Bnt NASCAR Winston Cup rea In 1 m wn annouoad Sunds at tionproaam eeeef He gave m dmetsble fa the dera. we will makke Ihem° and'J we fcel sny changes art HAMPTON, GA-Conooveny is almost m everyday pm ef AllenteMomr Speedwey wilh 19 of the NASCAR Wmston Cup ecea. the 30 Invlulions geing m rtguqr 1Le letw uproar look plea Suodnp afkr the Purolator 500 at Wemmn Cnp d~rrven. Adanu Momr Speedway when NASCAR.made W mkcliuns of The NASCAR Suwks Thunder which an lo take m the Lockhced wind mnnel in Marktua, Ge. Spakl 100 demwslratiun r.ce u the famed Suauke CircuiWnd Tbry Lbonte and O.ry DeHan, enw chief on lebontc`a roed ooune in Suauk. City, lspo w01 be held Nov. 24. . Chevtobt Monk Cark, loudly obieqed to the governing body 'IDe list includes the slx NASCAR Wwmn Cup ehuyione uill picdog theh w m lhe CTery to teke to me wmd tonnCL '' eompeein~ oo lhe'rJmk.pk 8amhxrde. Bill Filllot4 Jeff The exeMnge becuoe [n healrA thu NASCAR is rtviewing Ose;, pordon,'1ary laboWe, Rary KSllks and Dune11 WtltriP. sinutlon and wiB probably Bne Deeut. The other Winamn Cu~ drMn mra.elva Ivvipdons sn lohnny 7Le olher; two Wlamn C1 , p' ,p an selected were the Ford Ikmory Ricky Oaveq W411y Dd4nbm6, Steve Oriasom, Bobby 7LUOderbad af Raly W~ sad Ihe Pontiac Grand Peix of NemBloo,Fnk1mn, Deklarrstl.&wLng Mulin.MUkMartisy Bobby Ham~lmo. Kyle Petty, Ricky Rudd, Ken Schrakrr, snd Michael Waltrip, "Of the thra Chermku that finished up front, I don't mder- Dri"v6n fmm gLe NASCAR Wlmbn Wat Seria, the NASCAR vandwhp they pie~kedourarwithadangedbigholelnmefront BuachSviesmdtheNpSCARQWmmTakSerkarounduut of4'aaM.naiWyupetDeHue Ihcfield I 7he aoollmoBNW Smcklin'sFord hO me frosnoflabontck w "It hae ahrays bau Important lhu tlveugh thk pmJec{ we u durmglknccwuobyDakBarnhardt. JeBOordunfinuhedOdrd NASCAR expose our top drlven aot oNy from lhe NASCAR m y a 1-33 aweep. Wmston Cup Setia. but HI of oW mp escing diviamm,° said d%spokamm Kevk 7lipkn ald, "the demsge uu Ue 5 NASC,UI PraWw Bi11 prma. - cuwWmtpreventW fromdoingwhatweaedmdolnthewind 'iLs other drhron to be im'Ited loclude Rick CmeBi, Ron' b,nal. At the end of dse race, that w was turning kps fmter than Homadey, Steve Ponenga end Mike Skinner from the truck smiee, the wloning w." David flreeu end Jaon KeBer from the Busch Seria and Scott 7tlp1eB alsu aid there wae nn reaon tu iskc Psmhard4 Geylad. Butch fh7liknd, lante Hooper, Herahel McOriB, and mevrolu sina it wu the swe w mat NASCAR took ln the wiod Dan ObrBI from the Wmston PM+I Sersds. lumel following Ihe anson f,nak at Allanla Iw Novemlror. "As The ass used will be either Wmuon Cupa Wsnuon West vehl• ,_t¢ewimernWWwliu,IhiewamesemearaedWa[docsusno clea.'Nemk'stmmetwoseriameidenikak . gnnA,"u1dlHpkn. 'J'hedemomwtionrma'nschWUkdtalwglnu12:30pm.lacsl "Aod me dame{e we bched at on tle 3 ar thet wu susmined time-Sumke CYty, Japan k 14 houn ahead of Sanen Slmdvd wlth the 19 ear (Dick 7lickle) in tan fom wv peeter Ihen the Time which mems the nawBl stus u 10:30 a.m. Saturday on the d.msgemthe5ar." . 7sipkn seid therc was nut an altcradon "as In my beoh ihet meam physial a whatever. 7Lie wu c vertnl highadane an- vcrratioo. I kmw of no obkcl beln¢ ikrown" 7heee wen rrpon+thuLbon/e hcd sgrv,m a wekr bottle dur- the diseSramcm. ' m wd the rasm mr the wind monel teu is"m enndnue to help eauam nurtehxe. 7be Ford has s nw nae and hood, and the PoIN1xc' bu a whole new body. Chevrolet hu had s yw m work on lheb ur. We'n uying we ww equnl rompe1Itiun, so tc he1p aduate ourr<Ivcs we're tesling agsln. We will be finished wlthibwlbesde9 night." . NASC.AR is Wo tak6g thne an from the euseh Saks to make e amparbun betweea the two seda. The three ean from Ihe Busch Serics an the Ford of Mark Martin, me ChevrWm of easlW9ee Qualifying for the ereol Is teutativelY mhedukd m n et 1190 a.m. m Nov.13. ibe qwlifying fonnu wW anust lhrce laps whh e two-tbe pBuop msodamry ao tke second lep. 7161 pp~~sp evaW wIB & broYeo Imo Iwo ree~eta. ABer the Rru 501sps, OR BeM wW be ImeRed /cr the fia1501ap 7he Slnuta CLCUIt ie e 3.6-m8e med eaune, and the NASCAR raee wi8 take plea m me main au cavsc-lA miles, which b visible In ge eminry from the main mds. Femburdt and h613M.0oodwr h Servkc Chevrolet Monte ' Cub team wBl be going m lepae ao April 34 fa a fkodpar tire leu. JoinlngEmnhudtnthe8ualu hw8lbeRunyWallaa mdlheMlllaFad77rmdublydautf,t . . 71cke4 Car 1he event will ba svs0ebk m Iohe 1. Myoa inter- ested should anwy 7bchnkal7bus Amerka, Domestic Tave1 BoeEy ]abonkandmePontiwofWUdBmmn. ' , Branch,Suenk.prwB,Tou{{1213-896A305. ._ ' 1L4 u 1he Nird tisne in the Int yw the gavemiog badY heve. . e.efy dewdcdmdo0wirownwindmnaltat7befuuwufolbwing WINSIYINCUPNOTP9OOK-DdeBarnhudtsayehk Ihe 71anSoum 400 u Dulimgma, S.C. W t March. The ¢cond wn company will enter a w In two m four W Innon W p raa, in 1996 followNglhelalnaof1993e wilhJeffOremaodRonHOmadayaharing thcdrlvIog dutks.7heFordkemshevewmpWnedaBwintaandinmthismeson Onen drives the Busch Serlaar wmed by FArnharG, wh8e . Homeda pllob lhe NASCAR Cca~lsmen 7Yak Serka ahick that UP'fO TH2 CWIIJY.NCE- Ren Homsdsy pboveJ le laoklvl forward to compellllon m the NASCAR Crahrmen'JYUck Serlea ahk sasen In the NAPA-rpommved No. 16 owned by Dsk Essehsrde Roo wIB .bo drlve In a WWtoe Cvp rwce kr Fwrnhsrdt ]n 1996; PB aad (top etgh0 was a huay Wva' In Ihe WWatav CuP Purokler 60h:' (Pml CWlme; HeE luekett Phntal Fimhardt owm. Atkr mmundug FrWsy at Adenta Mator Specdwry Ihet NAPA-UNted BnkawlB bsek the Homadey teun for the next thne lean on the back serka, Bamhmdt added that HomsdaZwBlmn sulewoneWmnonGLpraa"Ihkyeerfaus: "We dun t hwc a apoaor fur om Wmema CLp w, but we p1aP on rumiog hve to foW reces with r being the maximum," uld PamMrdl. who wlkr thu pw a mntrau extension with Richard ChBdna and OM o0poo0swench Nrou[h the yar 2000. p e u mWar eihmme i~nvo vW N a ie the the yseraddemdm8a~hemH I~y ssdefenitelyapanofh." Barnherdladdedtbelhlnrsc' operstbn hea "Just moved mtu e new fac8iry fa the truck md~umh ars, and we ve also akning a museum Ihisyeer md a Wmsmn Cup bullding,mo. Sod,econtpkxihwe(InMoosnv0lqNC)isgrow. ing." Fbmedey slso reveakd Ihu NASGR hm mvikd hsm m pen,eipete In tlw Wlmmn CLp demonatration nce in lapan on Nor. 24. "1'm not sme whu w I will be driviMin Jspen). I hope 1 an klk Duk inb ktUng mn ddve ane af lus, seid Homeday, who won six raas cnd frve pole paitions In the insugunl yeu of the tmck nries....Speaking of Bemhardh the seven-bme Wsnston Cup champion's ar in thiayw'f7be Wimtm Select will have m Otympic tdmsrAeme. 71usw81mukthe fust time in hismry lhat a rea ar has femmrld the fllympk celers. The Winston Seleel, NASCAR's'all-uaf taa; W01 be'held May 18 st Chmloln (NC)' y. Eamherdt end w ownrr RicMrd Chitdrw seid me rad-whlte-md-blue painl scheme is their way of saluting the 1WW smivetsery of tbe eulemoblk's introduqion in the Unhed SlWes and ihe modem Olympic pmea which will be held this aummm in AtLnm. 9t B a vemmdws hnnw m arry the OlympIo andpstridiccolasmtheournaw,"nMBamheNt. "Rkhrd and 7 ue pmud m Join GM In mpp>ning oor U.S. Olympic Yhlema end edebradnglhc anknnht of dw Oames md me mtomebile w dw Unhed Staa." A year egn, Pamhrtdt rm a slNer No. 3 Chevralel Monk Cark in Ihe Wmslun Selem in honor of the 2cth (silver) emNmery of R.1. Reynolds 1bMcco Co. es the setles spunsor of the NASCAR Wiatoe Cup Seria. As aual, 6roherdt will renue m the femed black alors of his OM Ooodwnneh Service Chevrolu afier the N-sim rea....Dde Berohudt Inc. (DBI) k apnding mto the apens agmt buslnen. Don Hawk, 1= Meet of DBI, saye the new compmy wBl nprem ut college uh- mukiug to tum pro a weB ae aome pro amleta that w01 be renegW'utio{ 0elranlsams. "IwnconnaedbYSOmefolkswho had san whu kind of job we'd doa with pamAerdl, and they asked iPwe'd be Imerated In duing nhkl" in omttmo ru," ays Hawk. "And it's ame m happen. pasnMrdt k InvohrA m il; il'a a k1 of his mutellV shuotura and, stralejia that theae other uh- ktawmtmapy ThenewampmywdlbecWledSporuPriam Imernationel, Urvid Furr Bamhardt's ulomey md s apeclllkt in sporu law, wi0 had this new busivess. Others involved will be Mare Bluw, a fermer Wake Fomat Unironity baketbaB pJkyu and Bem Beally, e prokasorof mannegemcW u Wake Forest for':b yean whh a doctnrate from the Huvud Bneineea SrAook Hawk adds, "we ann Iooking st handling enywhere from two m eight ath- kks."....Tfavu Rey, me perdymd Bamn Univenity i hoekeYa Lyer and a Gca fnend of Rmly Craven, wae Qavyen~t guat at ~vensfired'm Jmtuary frWn Bamo to sWheaSEephW (in~ spe• dA facility fm spinal ard Iniurice, in Allmte, whera he v tealv- io& therapy trabuent and rehabilitation for his injury Aoy's cnn- dioon ha Impmved nmugh that doGms permhmd Roy m eneod the race at CYwev i inritatim, On SLndeX mondng, Roy was given a tour of thegerage area where he vuited with Crevcn and other watoe C1pdriven and teems. He wakhed lhe na from a speedway auite. Roy's daQ la J. Roy, served u CnveoS Wew ehief-leam mamger on his Americm Canadian lbur Seda opera- tion in 19g7,'g8 aod'g9. During this dme,lYavls was a member of fSrven's aew, helpingoul in my wey he euuld "Havis end hie whok family sre very special m me,' aid Csaven, "end we wuu- ed m do somethmg that we hope will neBy boost his spirits and help him along the roed to recovery. ....BObby ABison uys his 36- yw marriage is naimg m end beauee of ine death of bb twu sms, Davey and QiHerd. Allismn says he snd wife Judy an tdk- ing about a divoree. 'nwre is always a chance thu it could cM1anpe, thel wmethinj beama help when you think that help is stwolulcly u~npossibk, ssid Alluon, who is the majority owner of the Straight Anow Ford Thunderbird team with Dentue Cope en the driven ABison, one of the apon'e patat ddven, traced the msritalproblems m the 1992 doelh of l7iBord In a recing wement u Mrhtgm International Speedway and the 1993 daN of Davey in a helicopter crash at 7h6edcgn (Ale ) Supwpadwey."i rcally fal like our biggest problem Is the ongolog agony ef laing the boys; nys All~uon. "No one fcels n mae tlsan a owther" Ropormdly, Judy has asked Bobby m Iemw the sport but he has declined. Allison uys he u selling his Hury1own, AL, home and ans to live at hu rondominium at Chvlotm (NC) Motor rdway. just minutes from his raa shop In Harrisburg, Bud hlmre is breeming a link asier now mn a federei 1udge has approved the reorganization plan proposed by Heya Micraampuler which meam the modem maker apparently will emerge from bankmplcy aun praleqion with ils foundcr, Dennis Hayes, uill in control Heyes Modcma nnmmmad in February that it would spomor the MueoraWeily Dallenbech team for the 1996 season. MocmhadbegunNeyeerwithoutesponsur. Fridey'sml- ing capped two months in the cousu where Ihe ampeny'a reorrga- nieelion plan completed with one Rkd by Dia,nond Mu1limWls. M appeal of the ruling aeemed unlikely, snwding to Charles
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Indianapolis, IN Shcr Indliaepolh /Ad kit Saturday 0224,582 RU6 3, 1898 N2532 1111®®PRESSCLIPPINOS Spencer mixing pat~ence, persistence By philip B, Wileort . .~srRpFwRnvt .: . The driver dubbed years'ago as Mr. Excitement is causing commo- tion again In NASCAR - and It's not for acc dentsr Jimmy. $. enc,_er~i who'once ro8ed a six- mes at Talladega mnd continued to race, has been : climbing up the Winston Cup standtngs. He was a distant 23rd AnIday, but Spencer Is 15th in points entering today's Brickyard 400' at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. > "I'm avoiding a lot;of`accidents and having good finishes because I have. a much better race team, a more organized cace'team,'e and everythlrI~ is ~unning better;', said Speqcer,~ ~9: ;who qualified 20th for his third Brickyard run: . '!Were ctarting to become a , contender I think a~lot oL other `_ teaips kl]l(~;and that fiiakes my , raceteamfqe~~~gtter~taz!~ , i.+^s ' ~'Sl nce June;8 at Dover, Del., Spencer has tt've top-]0 tlinlshes In' seven races[Including a ftfth Sun-: . day;at TBlladega.:For the aeason, his second in the No. 23 Camel . Ford,he,hastwo top-flve and six top-l0 finishes. : ; been since The goal 'as it has , ; ~ the seasonsbegtnning.ls to tirllsh_ ;, , In the top~ 10 In points., We're:ge#ting'closer week in'€ and week':out.• If we keep dotrig , what we've.. been doing, the last five or six races, I think we:can do '- 1t " he said: 'You want to be on it every week in order to become a champion. In order to have a shot at the Winston Cup, you have to U be on It every week."N Spencer crediti new crew chief to ' 0~ ' d some d , llonnie Wingo an devote "boys in the - shop", for;'aurning . things around. Most of;tfte faces . m haven't changed, he said,-Just the ` ~ goals and directlon. When Spencer Jolned the 5$?o• . pho~IKeryKeeuq kin Joe's Racln~ team in 1995. ,; he was coming off a season which INTO THE ALLEYe Jimmy 5pencer waves to fans on his way into Gasoline Alley. produced' victories at the PeRIt" 400 In Daytona and the Diehard and they want to keep wodcing as . com sed, ln h~s approach to rac• cars out there but racing all de- 5001n,Tanadega. The,team's;(lrst hard as they can. If they, keep ' Ir>~ Alrgression appeara to take pends `on other people's':decl- season together couldn't have doing that, It rubs off on every- p~ of, a back sea4 to patience sions" he s g ald ot into .~ "Last weekr'(Dale) been more dlsappointing - his body," said the Hunteravl8e N.C., th days, perhaps a fesult of,hls bestfinlsh was sixth in tlre finale resident b and he was 26th In points. Even Sptncer, nears: gaehqulderahreetlmes,in E~dt. `'an accldent " end'there's iio questiori'It"'could considered /n• his two prevented. That's what 'Wherryou're running good, ev- eyrller years as an ouf-ot-control, have been erybody wants to keep running foot-to-the-floor type; sounds more "I thtnk we're one of the top-10 you hope you don t get into." ,1 x
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RaM(Bh, NC NEWS 3 OBSERYER Rddhh-Ourh,m MH In. ThYttdq 0 90,574 JUN 13. 1996 P3648 ~7~WrrasscurrrHOS J Rugged Spencer "•` ~Bv'GerwnMea~fi+'*z :: coCo.,which[sthesugacdedfl`r: '3~S'Fbt55fAFFWREd'o}?'? ~" theNASCARWlnston"Cup~torit4 ' M <, r tr {1 .,' A Wapleatyt3ats'ago Spencerwres hawking Brg Mats far McDenald's • Lsave 6tm be. Gtve himn a break . =anotherchance tu ptove himselt, sponsor of one of Junior Johrisodd _ this big ol' 'Itddy Bear just alwut teams, and he did a whale d a job, Pf everyone loves to hate: ' ratering to theyounger set Along the way Jimn~y S enc~er As far as driving for McDon- haspiclosdonjustabouteverylead- ald's,"Spencersaidinatecenttele- bottacedrivafromPoaonotoDay-' phone interview "they're a gneat : tona, from Talladega to North company and I think the #vorld u[' Wilksboro`And he's moat eapable. Thefendersarewide theshoa>Wets • .-L ' ai•e broad, the knuckles'are scatred and the will to win is as sttong as that of any drlver who ever buckled up, gave it the gas and turned left. But believe it ot not theburb' ~r Pemisyhanianis :si mellowing. He71 even say "excuse me" once in a while. He's no walflowei of canse, and he stiflspeaks his mind. A two-time winner on the Wm- ston Cup tour Spencer now drives for team-owner 9Yavis Carter, whose Fords are sponsored by Camel dgarettes, which are man- ufactwed by RJ. Reynolds 7trbac- them. R.J. Reynotds is a wholedi( : ferent situation. i mostly catered': to children, the Ronald McDOnald ' Houses; things like that.When 1 came to drive for Smokin! Joe's, it was completely opposite.". " Indeed, when he moved on to Catt&s teatn, putrluesed 6om John• son, the marketing game changed. IGds aren't suppased to smoke, and when the issue arose ierehtty ui a head-to-head confiontatuiti,with an tmderage smoker SPeneei'r~tRil- !y lilayed the role of bulb : _. : "Pm uot alkrcYed to saythatIwant you to use Camel cigarettes," Spencer said "Iwe been associated with RJ. Reynolds now forabout 15 yeats and I've never been asked to say that we need to hy to belp sell VPmstons or Camels. ."Alittlegtq akid,cameuptome, snuck in the pits, proud ot himself, and he hed a pack of Camel dga- ~,, .4~ k7.f { ;~Ae~q Q m~,'. ~ `.': rv T <.. j; , .. . ' iokthemoffofhjrnlsard,program and a ccew:that now BW1,y1u'retpoYW4giobe .behevesmhim. t ~.,!s(A~t ..R,-ic~E~7 ; ~=,,' „Theyhadtoldmehoµtgoodtperr _ e said;tilm suPportingyour mrswete tNrwgoodeve>:ylhbrgwas when I first.started driving for said,'Listen, that s not the ' them,". Spencer said off thee cats of this program. You do not Carter had bought ftom Johnson to be smoking. You need to when the new team was formed. "It until you're at least 18 or 21 :, was aiqful. qte catildn'liwtinttie tup old.' He got mad at me but ,24, I wouldpuSh the issug I'd get in t was the end of it r.t i' 7a ; tmublejPd cra$h,'and.we'd have aa liketodothulgswithkids,espe- 'tornupracecaranda~,po'dcrew,- handicapped chiidren. Butl and in turq.it would rub of(,to the the'govtrnmentwouldgetoff , nextweekVy edidn'tuigkeAaylonat , dsmn backs.about [tobacco [forthe'95operier],wedidn'tmake mpahy involvement in sports]. Martinsville +-a. ,:+,.., c whole program is targeted ".T. Wayne sat me down and we adult smokes." talked and, I said, 'This stuff is a Speocerstillgetsblatnedbymany bunchofjunk.'Hesaid,'Proveto ` ' ' ' s in the vianity of an acci me it en he s a bunch of jk -un,r I stated t on the track. • But that's all to drjpe ditferent, more patiently, nping, Spencg r paid, Jaeceuse *nd we;were finishing 18th' '20th ~ , , , ttiough he's still asaggressive1S]a:a22nd; 6ffh, whatever.-ilttd he said, ¢otne,oettereqmpmentanaa xowre ngntnnd taey started p . r ter yein,on his temper have; ;wor~nng on R and ~Ye,'ye nm well. t "; t t " - j,, t impioved tesults: u dj ~ .fthrs year. ' t He.nowhascrackedthetopZoin "'ltrerewasabigdiso cwssiogabout ~nts, won the Winston Select thewaylwasdrivinjand [Robert- at Charlotte and in the last son] told me to prove it to hiffi and v races tias 6nished in the top that's what I did and it~@s worked ^ o,withaseason-bestsbdhatDover outwell" r a Butdon'tpushhimtoofat'ifyouY+e '.r e credits. Carter> RJR spoils anunderagesmokee'JustQiudhini m agboss T. Wayne Robert- a brt'-lightly of'course-and ~ , r ., ttep¢engine and tsJr-building •.maybe he ll treat ydu to t~B5 Mac ~
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