Spotlight on Jeff Burton

Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2002

HOMETOWN: South Boston, Va.

LIVES: Cornelius, N.C.

DRIVES: No. 99 Citgo Ford for Roush Racing.

2002 RECORD: Two wins, eight top-fives and 16 top-10s to finish 10th in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series point standings.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Four of his 17 career victories have come at New Hampshire International Speedway.

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Has won 17 races and $22,958,499 in his eight-year career as a full-time driver on the Winston Cup Series circuit

PERSONAL NOTES: Has finished in the top five in the point standings in four of the past five seasons ... Younger brother of Winston Cup driver Ward Burton ... Considered one of the outspoken leaders in the safety revolution ... Favorite sports team is the Duke University basketball team, and his favorite television show is ABC's Monday Night Football ... Started racing go-karts at age 8 and won the Virginia State championship twice

HOBBIES: Boating and playing golf

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