Bobby Hamilton, Driver
Age: 44 (Born 5/29/57) Wife: Debbie Children: Bobby, Jr.
Residence: Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
Car Owner: Andy Petree Crew Chief: Charley Pressley

Bobby Hamilton's Career Highlights:

* In only his first season with Andy Petree Racing, Hamilton won the Talladega 500 (Apr. 22, 2001) claiming the first victory for sponsor Square D and APR. Hamilton's 18th place finish in the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series points standings was the highest ranking ever for Square D and the No. 55 Chevy.

* In 2001, Hamilton was the only driver to finish all 36 events. The late Dale Earnhardt holds the record for no DNF's with 53 finishes. Hamilton's 38-race streak (including Homestead and Atlanta in 2000) continues in 2002. If Hamilton continues his no DNF's streak, he will break the tie in Michigan on June 16, 2002.

* Hamilton has four career victories at four distinctly different tracks: Talladega, Ala. (Apr. 22, 2001); Phoenix (Oct. 27, 1996); Rockingham, N.C. (Oct. 27, 1997); and Martinsville, Va. (April 20, 1998).

* In the Pennzoil 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (Nov. 12, 2000), Hamilton celebrated his 300th career NASCAR Winston Cup Series start. On the same day Hamilton's son, Bobby Hamilton, Jr. took his first career green flag.

* Hamilton is one of just seven drivers to have won at least one race in each of 1996, 1997 and 1998. He earned all of his five career poles during that timespan.

* In only his second year driving for Petty Enterprises, Hamilton earned his first Winston Cup victory in 1996 at Phoenix International Raceway. Ironically the victory was at the same site of his first Winston Cup start (Nov. 5, 1989) as part of the filming of the "Days of Thunder" stock car racing movie. It was the first victory for Petty Enterprises since Richard Petty won in 1983.

* In 1996, Hamilton claimed his first career pole on June 21 in Michigan. That season he posted 11 top-10s, including three top-fives, before finishing a career-high ninth-place in the point standings.

* Hamilton joined Petty Enterprises in 1995 and posted four top-fives and ten top-10s en route to notching the 14th spot in the final points standings.

* In 1991 he earned NASCAR Winston Cup Series' Rookie-of-the-Year honors.

<pre> Bobby Hamilton's Career Winston Cup Statistics

Year Owner Races Wins Top-5 Top-10 Poles Money 2001 Andy Petree 36 1 3 7 0 $2,246,204 2000 Morgan-McClure 34 0 0 2 0 $1,619,775 1999 Morgan-McClure 34 0 1 1 0 $2,019,255 1998 Morgan-McClure 33 1 3 8 1 $2,089,566 1997 Petty Ent. 32 1 6 8 2 $1,478,843 1996 Petty Ent. 31 1 3 11 2 $1,151,235 1995 Petty Ent. 31 0 4 10 0 $ 804,505 1994 Sabates 30 0 0 1 0 $ 514,520 1993 Bradshaw 15 0 0 1 0 $ 142,740 Akins-Sutton, Moroso 1992 Bradshaw 29 0 0 2 0 $ 367,065 1991 Bradshaw 28 0 0 4 0 $ 259,105 1990 Bradshaw 3 0 0 0 0 $ 13,065 1989 Paramount 1 0 0 0 0 $ 3,075

Total 337 4 20 64 5 $12,708,953

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