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In the spotlight: Rick Hendrick

Posted: Wednesday, September 04, 2002

HOMETOWN: Warrenton, N.C.

LIVES: Charlotte, N.C.

JOB: Car owner for the No. 5 Kellogg's, No. 24 DuPont, No. 25 UAW and No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet Monte Carlos driven by Terry Labonte, Jeff Gordon, Joe Nemechek and Jimmie Johnson, respectively, on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.

2001 RECORD: Won the NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship with Gordon. In all, he had six victories and nearly $16 million in earnings.

PERSONAL NOTES: Survived a rare form of leukemia and now, along with his drivers, dedicates a lot of his attention to raising awareness for bone marrow donations.NASCAR Busch Series circuit.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Since 1984, he's won five Winston Cup championships (four with Gordon, one with Labonte) and three NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series titles (Jack Sprague). In all, he's won 104 Winston Cup races and more than $97 million.



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