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Carter's career not quite done

Updated: August 28, 2002, 11:57 AM ET
By Bill Stephens | ESPN.com

Jim Yates, the two-time NHRA Pro Stock champion, learned a bitter lesson last weekend at Brainerd, Minn. Simply stated, his son, Jamie, is too valuable in one position to risk him trying to fulfill another.

Jamie has served as his dad's crew chief for the entire season, but has also been driving the team's second car in the role of a research and development specialist. The plan? Have Jamie sort out the bugs in the team's newly added Pontiac until it's race-ready and then throw the keys ...

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