Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/24/12
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Ward Burton returns to racing at Daytona International Speedway, but this time it's a completely different experience. First, the 2002 Daytona 500 champion is racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this trip. And second, he's doing so in part to help boost the effort of his son, Jeb. The two are racing as teammates this season, sharing the Hillman Racing truck for the year. Jeb, 19, is not yet approved to run on all of NASCAR's tracks - so his dad is aiding with sponsorship, helping the team run the full slate of races and adding a bit of star power to its debut effort. Ward Burton spent most of his adult life making his way through the NASCAR ranks. He won five Cup races, including the prestigious Daytona 500 and Southern 500, as well as four in what is now the Nationwide Series. He last raced in 2007 - and has never run in a Truck race. Yet, 10 years after hoisting the Daytona 500 trophy, he's back chasing a win. Instead of putting emphasis on his return, though, he ...
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