Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Daytona Int'l Speedway Holding Flag Exchange Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports NASCAR Teams Look For Long-Term Value NASCAR's France Wants No Rebel Flags At Events Knicks Rebuild Begins With Porzingis Pick NASCAR Supports Confederate Flag Removal Minding My Business: Sonoma's Frank Gullum Microsoft Adds NASCAR, Hendrick Deals
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Published November 2, 1998
NASCAR: The McIlhenny Co., maker of Tabasco, has reached an agreement to allow Tim Beverley and ISM Racing to complete the Winston Cup season using its sponsorship of the Darrell Waltrip-driven Pontiac (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 11/1). OTHER NOTES: Univ. of Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum "recorded a radio spot praising ... longtime friend" Jim Bunning, a GOP U.S. Senate candidate in KY. Celtics President/coach Rick Pitino has endorsed Bunning's opponent, Scotty Baesler. While some "questioned whether Crum's actions might imply a university role," Crum did not introduce himself as the university's coach (LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER, 11/1)....Claudia Schiffer, Spike Lee, Billy Baldwin, Ed Burns, Richard Lewis, Rick Moranis, Matthew Modine, Chris Rock,, Fran Drescher, Jimmy Smits and Malik Yoba are all featured in intros to the Knicks starting lineup which will air before games (N.Y. POST, 10/31).