Robert Yates began his career as an assistant engine builder with the famed Holman-Moody team and became one of the best the sport has ever known. After many years as a successful engine builder he was given the opportunity to purchase the team of Harry Ranier in 1989 and has built the effort into one of the sport's best. His integrity and ability have made him one of the most respected men in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series garage area. With the help of his son Doug and Dale's crew chief Todd Parrott. They have taken a solid foundation and turned it into a unstoppable fleet of cars that have the chance to win each and every time they hit the track.
Robert reached the pinnacle of Nascar with Dale Jarrett in 1999 by winning the coveted Winston Cup. It was the First for both. In 2000 at the Daytona 500 Robert reached another milestone with a 4th Daytona 500 win.
|Career Car Owner Stats|
|1997-1999||Kenny Irwin Jr.||66||0||3||3,428,758|