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LAS VEGAS - Five drivers with a combined 12 NASCAR Winston Cup championships and 150 career victories will vie for the $1 million Winston No Bull 5 bonus in the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It will be the ...

LAS VEGAS - Five drivers with a combined 12 NASCAR Winston Cup championships and 150 career victories will vie for the $1 million Winston No Bull 5 bonus in the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It will be the first of five Winston No Bull 5 events in the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup season. Seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt, three-time champ Jeff Gordon and two-time champion Terry Labonte will join NASCAR veterans Joe Nemechek and Kenny Wallace in the battle for the bonus at LVMS on March 4, 2001. If one of these five drivers wins the event, he will receive the $1 million bonus. The drivers qualified for the bonus with their top-five finishes in Sunday's Winston 500 at Talladega, Ala. It will be the second consecutive year that LVMS has played host to a Winston No Bull 5 event. This past March, Jeff Burton raced to the victory in Las Vegas and claimed the $1 million bonus. "As if the NASCAR Winston Cup event in Las Vegas isn't big enough, this just adds more excitement for our fans and competitors," said Chris Powell, LVMS' executive vice president and general manager. "This past year's event was a huge success from the fan pairings at Caesar's Palace all the way through Jeff Burton winning the $1 million." The NASCAR Winston Cup event will start at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday, March 4, and will be televised by FOX Sports. The Sam's Town 300 NASCAR Busch Series event is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, and The Orleans Pole Day will be Friday, March 2. There also will be three nights of the Pennzoil World of Outlaws at the half-mile dirt track at LVMS on March 1-3.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Jeff Burton , Terry Labonte , Kenny Wallace