Random News - June 2001

Enhanced Perspective
WILMINGTON, DE. (June 20)- - When corporations began their initial forays on the Internet, their web site creations were mainly drab and primitive in design. In recent years, companies have used the Internet to showcase their new products and reinvigorate their existing products with high tech web designs. DuPont recently redesigned its corporate web site and the results are impressive. The site offers a freshened design, improved functionality, and enhanced content. Included is a "Consumer Solutions" section that provides answers to common questions about well-known DuPont brands such as Lycra, Corian, and Teflon.
The Interactive Channel is a window into the world of DuPont brands. It provides a multimedia look at the company's brands and the science behind them. Visitors learn how DuPont products make a difference in people's lives, their applications, history, and science.
In addition, e-mail notifications are available to alert users when areas of the site have been updated.

100 And Counting
HARRISBURG, N.C. (June 11)- - Seventeen years after Geoff Bodine pulled into victory lane at Martinsville Speedway to claim the first victory for Hendrick Motorsports in the spring of 1984, the organization won its 100th points paying Winston Cup race when Jeff Gordon won the Kmart 400 at Michigan Speedway. "It's a great testament to the talented drivers, crew chiefs and chassis and engine builders and everyone who has worked at Hendrick Motorsports that helped us get to this point," said Rick Hendrick, CEO of Hendrick Motorsports. "We're especially thrilled to have achieved so many wins at a time when NASCAR's Winston Cup Series is more competitive than ever." Gordon dedicated the victory to Rick Hendrick's father, Joe, who was in a Charlotte hospital awaiting heart surgery. 'Papa Joe' had a successful heart operation on Monday, June 11.

Down In Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (June 5)- - Jeff Gordon participated in a fan forum at Daytona USA on the grounds of Daytona International Speedway on Tuesday, June 5. He discussed the upcoming schedule, including the Pepsi 400 at Daytona on July 7. In addition, he looked back on his victory at Dover.

+Jeff visits Daytona USA

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