Robert Yates has proven that hard work, true grit, and the quest for excellence will lead to success in NASCAR. Put an engine in front of Yates and he could create horsepower.
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Daytona 500 Wins: 3 (1992, 1996, & 2000)
Eventually, Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett joined Robert Yates Racing as they expanded into a two car team. The team of Jarrett and Yates would bring 29 NASCAR Cup races including two Daytona 500 wins and two Brickyard 400 wins.
In 1999, Robert Yates Racing captured the crown jewel of NASCAR by winning the Championship.
From his humble beginnings, Robert Yates reached the upper echelon of NASCAR racing as an innovator, engine building and as a car owner embedding his name into the history books.
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