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Jerry Nadeau Leaves Precision Products Racing Team

23 July 1997

                    JERRY NADEAU NOW A FREE AGENT

DENVER, NC (July 23, 1997) - Jerry Nadeau and Precision Products Racing have 
parted ways. Nadeau will no longer drive the No. 1 R&L Carriers Pontiac and 
is pursuing new driving opportunities.

Nadeau, 26, of Danbury, Conn., took over driving duties for the team in early 
June. In only five races, his first experience in NASCAR Winston Cup 
competition, Nadeau qualified ninth at New Hampshire International Speedway 
and made a positive impression on the racing industry.

"I am very grateful to Richard Jackson for giving me the chance to drive his 
Winston Cup car," said Nadeau. "The experience I gained in those five races 
brought me that much closer to my goals in motor sports."
Nadeau has 22 years of racing experience including stock car racing and 
open-wheel competition. This year he finished second and fourth in two 
Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) events at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  
In 1996, Nadeau finished sixth overall in the Formula Opel European Union 
Series, an open-wheel racing series, although he competed in only 13 of 16 
events. His motor sports career also includes winning five Barber Pro Series 
events; competing in endurance races such as the 12 Hours of Sebring; winning 
the Skip Barber Racing Big Scholarship in 1992; and winning 10 karting 
championships between 1984 and 1990.

"I'm ready for whatever the future holds," said Nadeau. "My ability to be 
flexible and adapt to many different types of racing helped me get where I am 
today and that won't change. I'm going to continue to work hard so I can take 
advantage of the opportunities this experience has given me."

By Cotter Communications