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Michigan speedway goes green

Michigan speedway goes green

BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 18 (UPI) --Michigan International Speedway said it joined a utility program in the state that matches 100 percent of its electricity use with renewable energy.
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Johnson wins pole for next-to-last Sprint Cup race

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Championship leader Jimmie Johnson won the pole Friday for Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Logano qualifies first in Michigan Sprint Cup race

BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Joey Logano set a qualifying record to win the pole Friday for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

Part-timer Brian Vickers outduels Tony Stewart for New Hampshire win

LOUDON, N.H., July 14 (UPI) -- Brian Vickers passed Tony Stewart with 16 laps left and held on for his first victory since 2009, claiming Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup event in New Hampshire.

Kevin Harvick's late charge nets Richmond International victory

RICHMOND, Va., April 28 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick moved up six spots after a final restart, nosing past Clint Bowyer at the finish to claim Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International.

Johnson qualifies first at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson seized momentum in the race for the Sprint Cup championship Friday by capturing the pole for Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway.

Stewart charges from rear at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 8 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart started in the 42nd position but worked his way through the field to claim a win in Saturday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Cincinnati 3

CINCINNATI, June 24 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham smashed a go-ahead, two-run homer in the ninth inning Sunday, rallying the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 interleague win over Cincinnati.
Biffle wins Darlington pole

Biffle wins Darlington pole

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 11 (UPI) -- Greg Biffle, who made the next-to-last qualifying attempt, captured the pole Friday for Saturday night's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Kenseth wins fire-delayed Daytona 500

Kenseth wins fire-delayed Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth won his second career Daytona 500 Monday in a memorable race that was delayed more than 2 hours by a fiery crash involving a jet drying vehicle.

Kahne wins Phoenix; Edwards, Stewart close

AVONDALE, Ariz., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne won the Sprint Cup series event at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday, ending a two-year winless drought.

Stewart moves up with 4th Chase win

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart led most of the way in Sunday's AAA Texas 500 but had to come from behind at the end to win his fourth Chase for the Sprint Cup race.

Bowyer bests Burton for Talladega win

TALLADEGA, Ala., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Clint Bowyer passed teammate Jeff Burton in the final lap Sunday and went on to claim the Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Keselowski wins Coca-Cola 600 pole

CONCORD, N.C., May 26 (UPI) -- Brad Keselowski earned the second pole of his Sprint Cup career Thursday by qualifying first for Sunday's running of the Coca-Cola 600.
Burton sticking with Childress racing team

Burton sticking with Childress racing team

WELCOME, N.C., April 19 (UPI) -- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton has signed a multi-year contract extension to stay with Richard Childress Racing, the team said Tuesday.
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Jeff Burton
RIR98091211 - 12 SEPTEMBER 1998 - RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, USA: Jeff Burton of South Boston, Virginia holds up his trophy high and is all smiles after winning the NASCAR Select Batteries 400 race late September 12. .UPI jca/wy/John C. Anderson
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Jeffrey Brian "Jeff" Burton (born June 29, 1967), also referred to as JB, is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver who drives the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet Impala SS for Richard Childress Racing. Jeff Burton is the younger brother of Ward Burton, who is a former Sprint Cup driver. Married to Kim Burton, they have two children, Paige and Harrison.

Burton began driving a handful of races in the Busch Series in 1988 in car number 69 owned by his father John Burton. He competed in the full season for Busch Series Rookie of the Year in 1989 in the #12 Burton Autosports Pontiac In 1990, he drove the #12 Armour Lower Salt Bacon Buick for Sam Ard, where he won his first career race. He moved to J&J Racing's #99 Armour / Food Lion Chevrolet in 1991 for one year before moving on to FILMAR Racing owned by Filbert Martocci where he would drive an Oldsmobile sponsored by TIC Financial Systems in 1992, and a Ford sponsored by Baby Ruth in 1993. Burton would later make his first Winston Cup start in 1993 in car #0 owned by Martocci.

He married Kim Burton

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jeff Burton."
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