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Track won't have Dale Earnhardt Jr., its biggest draw

...popular driver, the only North Carolina native who drives full-time in a series whose origins lie in part in the souped-up cars bootleggers used to outrun police as they moved moonshine around the state.Earnhardt won't be at the track on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-10-12/track-wont-have-dale-earnh
Last First Friday plays on; many say it's far from over

...First Friday's not dead," she said. "It's not over." Gen. Oglethorpe presided over a fleet of classic and souped-up cars at the Augusta Common where car exhaust mixed with the smell of cooking meat. Craig Butler, president of CSRA Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/07/met_99540.shtml
Metro
MTV Video Music Awards nominations announced

...up to the bayfront arena in gleaming yachts. But they will receive competition from other stars who will arrive in souped-up cars for an auto show on the red carpet. As the celebrities arrive, viewers will get tours of those cars from the talent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/26/mus_459674.shtml
Music
John Schneider plays a family man on 'Smallville,' '10.5'

...Hill and Beau Bridges as President Paul Hollister. Schneider was expert behind the wheel of the General Lee, the souped-up car of "The Dukes of Hazzard," so it's no surprise that in this miniseries, he did his own stunt work for a harrowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/tel_413780.shtml
Television
Crowds gather for chitlins

...bands and festival maidens. Onlookers clutching coffee cups and huddling together for body heat. Cigarette smoke. Souped-up car engines, sirens and Miss Piggy. Welcome to the 32nd annual Chitlin Strut. U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond waived to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/30/met_218313.shtml
Metro
Beatles made big impression in Atlanta

...music. I've been to races at Talladega in Alabama, and the fans at this show were even louder than all of those souped-up cars!"The Chronicle 's Don Rhodes was fortunate enough to get "backstage" (actually under the stadium) and take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/going-out/music/2010-08-18/beatles-made-b
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Critical choice

...family-friendly movie is coming out in January rather than the more lucrative December. TORQUE: Big bikes and souped-up cars are reportedly the stars of this youth-oriented crime story with an odd name. The flick is apparently quite cheesy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/14/mov_400978.shtml
Movies
Woman cries out over loud stereos

...said. "They" are what she calls boom cars. Most people who drive around town have heard them booming music from souped-up car stereos. Mrs. Thomas said she gets more than her fair share, and she's trying to fight back. She and her husband...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/31/met_382702.shtml
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