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The NFL NASCAR Helmets

When Joe Gibbs came from the National Football League (NFL) to NASCAR in 1992, he brought several things with him from his time as a Super Bowl-winning coach with the Washington Redskins.

He brought leadership, the ability to motivate people and a pedigree for winning to the start-up Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team which hit the track for the first time in 1992.

He also brought the Redskins logo, along with those of the other 27 teams in the NFL at the time. Gibbs’ drivers would use a different race helmet each week that was painted to look exactly like that of an NFL team in partnership with the league during the early years of JGR.
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Gresham Retains Points Lead

Max Gresham rolled to a seventh-place finish as rain and wrecking cut short the New Hampshire 125 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Friday.

The event, which was started under threatening skies, came to a sudden conclusion when Scott Bouley pounded the Turn 2 inside retaining wall on Lap 70. Persistent rain during the ensuing caution flag curtailed the race on Lap 78, well short of its scheduled 125-lap distance.
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Gresham Grabs 10th at Salem

SALEM, IN (SEPTEMBER 18, 2011) – The final rundown of will show Max Gresham finished 10th in Saturday’s Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic at Salem (IN) Speedway.

In reality, Gresham was way better than that.

Gresham and his No. 55 Venturini Motorsports entry were easily the fastest car throughout most of the 200-lap event on the treacherous Salem half-mile oval, but a cut tire and a green-flag pit stop for new rubber in the early going put him four laps down to the leaders.
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