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Best auto racing movies

...identify the best movies about auto racing.Thanks to my Facebook friends...me clarify what constitutes an auto racing movie. (At least in my mind...Talladega Nights is the Caddyshack of auto racing movies.Days of Thunder has better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/john-boyette/2011-05-26/best-auto
Auto racing back in Savannah after 86 years

...fact that it took 86 years for auto racing to return to the roads of this...Craig, president of Championship Auto Racing Teams, which is the governing...carry Savannah's 86-year-old auto racing legacy to the future. "A very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/13/oth_208240.shtml
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Xfinity Series to replace Nationwide Series in auto racing in 2015

Comcast Corp. on Wednesday signed a 10-year agreement to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of NASCAR's second-tier racing series.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-09-03/xfinity-series-replace-nat
Prosecutors file charges in deaths of auto racing legend, wife

PASADENA, Calif. -- Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday in the long-unsolved slayings of auto racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife, accusing the couple's former business partner. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/nas_418387.shtml
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Zanardi's gruesome crash shakes auto racing

KLETTWITZ, Germany -- Even those who have spent a lifetime in auto racing and seen mayhem on the track were aghast at the crash that cost Alex Zanardi both his legs and almost his life. "It's a big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/17/oth_320592.shtml
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NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on NY track

...crash appeared to be the result of "a number of bad decisions" and not "any intent on Tony Stewart's part.""Auto racing is a dangerous sport," he said. "I think it was just an unfortunate set of circumstances that created a tragic situation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/nascars-tony-stewart-hits-ki
With noise and glamour, Shanghai inaugurates Formula One track

...Sunday, marking international auto racing's arrival in China and a milestone...major step into new Asian markets. Auto racing is still a novelty to most Chinese...Today is a huge landmark for auto racing in China and we will work our hardest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/07/nas_418167.shtml
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Overtime

Auto Racing Kmart wants out of auto racing deal Kmart Corp. has requested a bankruptcy court's permission to opt out of a sponsorship agreement with the Daytona 500. The discount retailer, which sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/06/oth_331877.shtml
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$20.5 million award to promoter whose track plan fizzled

MIAMI -- Auto racing promoter Ralph Sanchez has been awarded a $20.5 million judgment...of fraud and lost $600,000. "I had hoped to bring world-class auto racing to the island to boost its image and tourism," said Sanchez, promoter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/13/nas_352369.shtml
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Jason Jarrett may be third-generation star

The Jarrett family has been around auto racing long enough to know how to deal with a bad day. You...Dale Jarrett, who followed his father, Ned, into auto racing, is delighted that his son is that serious about racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/09/oth_215753.shtml
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