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Yates will turn over team to son; Kvapil replaces Rudd

Updated: September 8, 2007, 7:53 AM ET
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RICHMOND, Va. -- Robert Yates will retire at the end of the season and hand control of his race team to his son.

Doug Yates will own and operate Yates Racing beginning Dec. 1. The team will use the car numbers and owner points from Robert Yates Racing and will field cars for David Gilliland and Travis Kvapil.

Sources told ESPN.com's Marty Smith that Kvapil, current driver of Roush Fenway Racing's No. 6 Ford in the Craftsman Truck Series, will replace Ricky Rudd in the ...

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