Edwards, Biffle claim Daytona front row

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won the time trials for the Daytona 500 and teammate Greg Biffle took the outside pole Sunday in a front-row sweep for Roush Fenway Racing.

Injury keeps Rudd from race No. 901

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Ricky Rudd, who started the 900th race of his career last week in California, will miss a start for the first time in his 31-year career because of injury.

Rudd set for milestone auto race

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Ricky Rudd will make his 900th start Sunday at the Nextel Cup’s Sharp AQUOS 500 auto race at Fontana, Calif.

Ricky Rudd to retire from NASCAR

BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Ricky Rudd, second only to Richard Petty in career NASCAR starts, plans to retire at the end of this racing season.

Rudd wins NASCAR pole

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 23 (UPI) -- Ricky Rudd won his 29th career pole Friday, turning in the top qualifying time for the NASCAR Aaron's 499.

Ryan Newman wins Chevy Rock & Roll

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman won his series-leading sixth NASCAR Winston Cup Saturday night at the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

NASCAR fines Rudd for garage fight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- NASCAR fined Ricky Rudd and Robert Yates Racing teammate Larry Lackey and placed both on probation Tuesday for their roles in a fight following Saturday night's

Rudd captures NASCAR pole

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- His long-term future may be uncertain, but Ricky Rudd secured a bright short-term future Friday by capturing the pole at the NASCAR Winston Cup Sirius Satellite

Dale Jarrett wins NASCAR race

LONG POND, Pa., June 9 (UPI) -- Dale Jarrett passed teammate Ricky Rudd in the closing stages of the race Sunday and pulled away to capture the NASCAR Pocono 500 for his first victory of the s

Wreck causes pit road injuries

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A crash on pit road during Sunday's NASCAR Pennzoil Freedom 400 Winston Cup race at left two of Ricky Rudd's crew members injured.
Ricky Rudd

1992 IROC Champion

Ricky Rudd (born September 12, 1956) is a retired American NASCAR driver. He is the uncle of actor Skeet Ulrich and Nationwide Series driver Jason Rudd. Rudd is tied with Rusty Wallace for the longest streak of consecutive seasons with a victory, his lasting from 1983 to 1998.

Rudd is known as the "Ironman" of NASCAR, holding the record for most consecutive starts in NASCAR racing. At the conclusion of the 2005 season, Rudd had made 788 consecutive starts, and has a total of 23 wins, 194 top 5's, and 373 top 10's. He was named the 2006 "Virginian of the Year" and inducted into the 2007 "Virginia Hall of Fame."

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