BUSCH: CARQUEST to sponsor Hut Stricklin

MADISON, IL (July 24, 2000) -- The Rayovac MAXIMUM® No. 11 Busch Grand National team with driver Hut Stricklin will sport CARQUEST Auto Parts signage at the CARQUEST 250 NASCAR Busch Grand National event, July 29th, at Gateway Int'l Raceway...

MADISON, IL (July 24, 2000) -- The Rayovac MAXIMUM® No. 11 Busch Grand National team with driver Hut Stricklin will sport CARQUEST Auto Parts signage at the CARQUEST 250 NASCAR Busch Grand National event, July 29th, at Gateway Int'l Raceway near St. Louis, MO.

Stricklin, 39, took over for Jason Jarrett last weekend at the race in Pikes Peak, CO. Stricklin began racing on local tracks in his home state of Alabama. Inspired by his father, Waymond Stricklin Sr., and racing legends Bobby and Donnie Allison, Stricklin, in his first full time Winston Cup season in 1989, earned one top-5 and four top-10 finishes. He has raced for such car owners as Junior Johnson and Kenny Bernstein.

"We are proud to associate with Rayovac Batteries and Jarrett-Farve Motorsports at the CARQUEST 250," commented Bob Barron, CARQUEST Marketing Manager. "Hut Stricklin is a top NASCAR driver and all our CARQUEST associates at Gateway will definitely be hoping to see the Rayovac Grand Prix in the winner's circle."

CARQUEST Corporation began 26 years ago with 100 auto parts stores. Today there are almost 4,000 CARQUEST Auto Parts stores across North America. CARQUEST supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment. CARQUEST is committed to providing auto parts and services of the highest quality and greatest value to help people repair their cars. For the location of the CARQUEST Auto Parts store nearest you call 1-800-492-PART or visit WWW.CARQUEST.COM. CARQUEST is proud sponsor of the 2001 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Anchorage, Alaska.

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Series Automotive , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Kenny Bernstein , Hut Stricklin , Jason Jarrett , Junior Johnson , Donnie Allison