Newsmaker: Travis Carter

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2003

Car owner Travis Carter has been close to being out of business on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series a couple times in the past few years. In 2002, Kmart filed for bankruptcy at the beginning, leaving him and driver Todd Bodine to put together a race-by-race schedule. This year a former executive from Miller Brewing Co., Sam Belnavis, bought into the team and delivered the U.S. Army National Guard as a sponsor. Carter talks about the pitfalls of looking for sponsorship and the challenge to succeed. To read motorsports writer Don Coble's interview with Travis Carter, log on to

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