BUSCH: Carroll Racing inks Dr. Pepper sponsor

DENVER, NC - Dr Pepper has teamed with Carroll Racing as primary sponsor for the 2001, 2002 and 2003 NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division season. With driver to be announced this week, Carroll Racing will field the Dr Pepper Chevrolet...

DENVER, NC - Dr Pepper has teamed with Carroll Racing as primary sponsor for the 2001, 2002 and 2003 NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division season. With driver to be announced this week, Carroll Racing will field the Dr Pepper Chevrolet Monte Carlo No. 26.

"Our team is proud to be affiliated with a sponsor of the caliber of Dr Pepper," stated Dave Carroll. "We have instituted a series of goals to ensure a successful 2001 season and together, we are committed to performing consistently at a championship level."

Since 1997, Dr Pepper has shown their commitment to the fastest-growing spectator sport in America. "We are pleased to partner with Carroll Racing for the 2001 Busch Series season," said Cindi Clark, Dr Pepper senior vice president-marketing. "Our 2001 promotion, `A Taste For The Race,' is the most ambitious yet, and we are confident that Dr Pepper consumers will embrace our new racing partners and the overall racing program."

Dave Carroll, owner of Carroll Racing, has dedicated his time, energy and resources to establishing a highly competitive racing business. With "hands-on" owner attitude and former driving experience, Carroll has assembled 16 full-time racing professionals, committed to the team's success.

Carroll Racing's impressive first full season in the Busch Series included starting all 32 races on the 2000 schedule. In addition, Carroll Racing earned ten Top-10 starts and eight Top-15 finishes. With a best finish of fourth at Talladega Superspeedway in the spring, Carroll Racing finished up the year strong by capturing their first pole-position at the season finale in Homestead.

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