April 30, 1996 |
What should a television network provide for its viewers on New Year's Day if it doesn't have any bowl games? For years, it was old John Wayne movies, "I Love Lucy" reruns or infomercials. How about 24 hours of NASCAR Winston Cup stock car racing? That's what ESPN2 aired around last Jan. 1.
February 19, 1995 |
Capsules of each driver in the starting lineup for today's $3.1 million Daytona 500, with car number in parentheses, name, age, residence, make of car and biographical information: 1. (28) Dale Jarrett, 38, Hickory, N.C., Ford Thunderbird. Replaces injured Ernie Irvan for Robert Yates team. . . . 1993 Daytona 500 winner is making sixth 500 start. . . . Took pole with a speed of 193.494 mph, his first career Winston Cup pole. . . .