Gillett ready to rebuild another sports icon

BY foxsports • January 18, 2009

It's two hours before game time for his Montreal Canadiens, and George Gillett is sitting in the conference room on the eighth floor of the Centre Bell tying up loose ends.

Several newspapers are neatly arranged atop a table, along with an e-mail from 1985 Indy 500 champion Danny Sullivan. But paramount among the paperwork is an announcement that Gillett's NASCAR entity, Gillett Evernham Motorsports, and Petty Holdings have agreed in principle to form a new team.


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