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Man killed when car runs into tree A Burke County man died early Sunday morning when he lost control of his vehicle and it hit a tree. Charles Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/26/met_221280.shtml
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Cleaning the car can be just as good as a tune-up

Why is it that a clean car drives better than a sloppy car? Is it for the same reason that a car runs better when you're thinking of selling it? In any case, I cleaned out my car recently, and it has run great ever since. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/02/moo_98904.shtml
Glynn Moore
Drivers set sights on major payday in Sprint All-Star race

...The twist this year is that pole qualifying will be tonight, two hours before the race. It will consist of single-car runs of three laps with a mandatory four-tire pit stop.The race is 90 laps, broken down over four 20-lap segments and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-16/drivers-set-sights-major-p
NASCAR drivers, crews shaking off rust at Daytona

...traffic."What we did years ago was you'd come down here and literally spend two-and-a-half days in single-car runs, getting the car to run fast by itself," Jamie McMurray said. "It seems like teams aren't working on single-car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-01-08/nascar-drivers-crews-shaki
Subaru, Nissan, Infiniti, Ford recall vehicles

...malfunction and start the engine. The car will run for up to 15 minutes, but could continue to start and stop until the car runs out of gas or the fob battery dies. If the cars are parked in a garage, carbon monoxide could build up.The cars all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-03-15/subaru-nissan-infiniti-ford-r
Across the region

...was sentenced to five years, three months in prison, followed by three years supervised release.3 men killed when car runs off roadCHESTER, S.C. - South Carolina state troopers say three men have died after the car they were in ran off a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-06/across-region
New car setups present challenge in NASCAR

...withdrawn from the sport.The track opens at 9 a.m. all three days. NASCAR will restrict the morning sessions to single-car runs, and then open the 2.5-mile raceway to multi-car drafts in the afternoon.NASCAR didn't release the specifications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-01-09/new-car-setups-present-cha
NASCAR teams take it easy in testing at Daytona

...get cars ready for drivers Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya.Thursday's morning block was dedicated to single-car runs to get ready for pole qualifying on Feb. 17. The afternoon session was supposed to involved large drafts to help everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-01-10/nascar-teams-take-it-easy-
Chase for the Sprint Cup leader Matt Kenseth is relaxed before race at dangerous Talladega

...a best-lap speed of 202.000 mph. Jeff Burton was second at 201.987.The second session featured more single-car runs with Jimmie Johnson running the quickest lap at 195.936 mph. Josh Wise was second at 195.884 and Denny Hamlin was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-10-18/chase-sprint-cup-leader-ma
McMurray takes pole for Sonoma road race

...had previously used group qualifying only in the Nationwide Series but tried it Saturday instead of traditional single-car runs. The drivers were split into eight groups of five or six cars based on practice speeds from Friday, and NASCAR sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-06-22/mcmurray-takes-pole-sonoma