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NASCARFans E-Mail List Jayski's news collection: While the Winston Cup Banquet was very good and enjoyable, it lacked much news at all about what some teams will do in 1998. Jeff Gordon became NASCAR's first 6 million dollar man in 1998. We ...

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While the Winston Cup Banquet was very good and enjoyable, it lacked much news at all about what some teams will do in 1998. Jeff Gordon became NASCAR's first 6 million dollar man in 1998. We heard all about the 50th anniversary of NASCAR, Winston paying out all kinds of money to the drivers and fans with new programs in 1998.

Dale Jarrett mentioned that Ford Quality Care would be know as Ford Quality Care at Your Service in 1998 and the change would be seen on the car, he also mentioned Coca-Cola had signed as a sponsor as rumored here in the past.(ESPN-Banquet)(12-6-97)

Phil Hammer formally of Hendrick Motorsports has been officially named as the crew chief for the Washington-Erving WC team (NASCAR Online), sources continue to tell Jayski that 7-Up (soft drink) will be the sponsor of the team(12-6-97)

Jayski hears the #37 Kmart Ford driven by Jeremy Mayfield will run the black paint scheme in 1998, same as they did in Phoenix. Kmart will be the primary sponsor with RC taking a lesser role as an assoc(12-6-97)

Jayski also has information on the Bud Shootout and the Winston at:

http://www.jayski.com/stats.html

Thanks, Jay! ===== Didja see the expression on Earnhardt's face when Jeff Gordon said, "I know, Earnhardt, I'm a crybaby!" during part of his emotional acceptance speech? =====

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