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Flat tires in NASCAR are sign of times

...you get a green-white-checkered finish and everybody has to come down pit road for tires? That right there is a Days of Thunder thing right there. There were two laps to go and everybody is going to pit. Unbelievable day."More importantly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-26/flat-tires-nascar-are-sign
Kyle Busch takes win at Fontana

...has to come down pit road and put four tires on?" Busch asked after his third career win at Fontana. "That was 'Days of Thunder' right there. Unbelievable day."Jimmie Johnson was comfortably in front when he blew a tire with seven laps left...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-23/kyle-busch-takes-win-fonta
Ex-driver Dick Trickle dies of apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

...of it."People everywhere knew his name," Bodine said. "That's why they used his likeness in that movie 'Days of Thunder.' He was such a character."The main character in that popular niche racing movie, played by Tom Cruise, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-05-16/ex-driver-dick-trickle-die
Sonic Spotlight: Brandon Bower

...so watching Tommy Lee play a drum solo at the top of the civic center ... was pretty awesome." FAVORITE MOVIE: Days of Thunder FAVORITE SHOW: The Big Mighty, Christian function at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/05/mus_510242.shtml
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At the Movies: 'Man on Fire'

...hyperstylized visual tricks and heavy religious symbolism with "Man on Fire." Not that the director of "Top Gun," "Days of Thunder" and "Spy Game" has ever been known for subtlety. But he goes so far over the top here, it's headache-inducing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/23/mov_413169.shtml
Movies
NASCAR roundup

...The competitors would like to think their rivals wouldn't intentionally sabotage one another. "This isn't 'Days of Thunder,'" said defending series champion Matt Kenseth. "That's not going to happen. Everybody has way too much respect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/29/nas_426818.shtml
Nascar
Mainstreaming is latest rage

...in NASCAR from Hollywood, perhaps the biggest spark since Tom Cruise met Nicole Kidman on the set of the 1990 film Days of Thunder. NASCAR hopes its relationship with new fans will have a better outcome. In its trade of down-the-holler for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/02/nas_414260.shtml
Nascar
Will Ferrell stays busy at Aaron's 499

...wearing an untucked long-sleeve shirt and fluorescent blue sneakers. OK, so his movie is not "Stroker Ace" or "Days of Thunder" or even Sylvester Stallone's "Driven." The title character wasn't modeled after Dale Jr. or Jeff Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/01/nas_79623.shtml
Nascar
Actor has sports movie history

...most movies about the sport as exaggerations and unrealistic, including the commercially successful Tom Cruise film Days of Thunder. So when Pepper arrived in North Carolina, where filming took place in the Charlotte area and Earnhardt's hometown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/11/nas_436908.shtml
Nascar
Nascar notebook

...more stuff I can do, the better." Wallace had a short speaking part in Tom Cruise's Days of Thunder. "That's the only reason I did Days of Thunder, so I could get insurance," he said. HAPPY HOUR: Robby Gordon solidified his role as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/23/nas_345496.shtml
Nascar