CMT CELEBRATES NASCAR’S ELITE IN “CMT GREATEST NASCAR DOMINATORS” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 AT 11pm ET/PT
Special Features New Interviews with NASCAR Superstars Bobby Allison, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty, Darrell Waltrip and Cale Yarborough
NASHVILLE – June 6, 2006 – Drivers and teams who have consistently ruled the NASCAR world are highlighted in CMT GREATEST NASCAR DOMINATORS, premiering Wednesday, June 14 at 11 PM ET/PT. In addition to classic footage, the special features exclusive interviews with NASCAR superstars including Bobby Allison, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Richard Petty, Darrell Waltrip, Cal Yarborough and many more.
CMT GREATEST NASCAR DOMINATORS is the third of four one-hour specials looking back at the greatest finishes, comebacks, rivalries and dominators in NASCAR history. Some of the greats include “The Intimidator,” Dale Earnhardt who tied Richard Petty with seven career NASCAR Cup Series Championships, including four from 1990 to 1994; Bill Elliott, nicknamed “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville,” who won only one NASCAR Cup Series Championship, but whose dominance on super speedways in the mid-80’s stands as one of the most successful runs in NASCAR Cup Series history; and Tim Flock whose 21% career winning percentage is the highest in NASCAR history.
CMT GREATEST NASCAR DOMINATORS is produced by NASCAR Images. Paul Villadolid serves as executive in charge of production for CMT, with Lewis Bogach as executive producer. This special airs as part of CMT’s collaboration with NASCAR Images to produce quarterly, one-hour specials.
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