Team owner Richard Childress, right, talks with driver Clint Bowyer, left, during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., ... more 
Team owner Richard Childress, right, talks with driver Clint Bowyer, left, during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Nobody would have blamed team owner Richard Childress if he left racing after the death of Dale Earnhardt, his close friend and championship-winning driver. But Childress didn't back down. After weathering the emotional aspects of Earnhardt's death in 2001 and a few years of poor performance by his team on the track, Childress today runs one of NASCAR's strongest teams. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Terry Renna
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 2:25 AM EST