February 6, 2004 |
Thirty years ago, Richard Childress was campaigning a year-old Chevrolet in NASCAR. He and one mechanic and one helper worked on it in a tiny garage in Winston-Salem during the week, then Childress raced it on Sundays. Today, the man who masterminded Dale Earnhardt's career sits in a luxurious wood-paneled office in the heart of a racing complex of 12 buildings with nearly 400,000 square feet of shop space. They occupy about 35 acres.
February 14, 1988 |
There are seven months remaining before the Summer Olympics at Seoul, South Korea, so the story stands to get even more complicated and, possibly, sensational.
October 19, 1989 |
Fluffy and white as snow drifts, a pair of big, beautiful poodles bound into the glacier-sleek marble foyer, nuzzling the man with the unshaven shadow around his chin, the safari garb, the cowboy boots. He reaches to pat them--this new Indiana Jones of the environment, just back from Alaska--tenderly caressing these luxurious specimens of nature in another icily opulent environment. Lean and intense, Sam LaBudde, 33, has lived for a decade as a drifter.