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Remember injured cyclist at race time

During the inaugural Tour de Georgia, I had the pleasure of meeting a young racer from Dalton, Ga., named Saul Raisin. He made his hometown and home state proud by winning the "best young rider" competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/15/let_77644.shtml
Letters
Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

...froze the running order ? and gave Logano a free pass for the final mile to Victory Lane."I think as a kid, any young racer dreams of winning the Daytona 500," Logano said. "It's the biggest race we have all year."There's a really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-22/joey-logano-gives-roger-pens
Promising British driver dies in training crash

...called Edwards "one of the most popular and successful" drivers in the Porsche series. "Sean was a hugely promising young racer who came through the junior formulas in Britain before making a career in international sports car racing," the British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-10-15/promising-british-driver-d
Chase Elliot claims second consecutive Nationwide win

...sliced bread syndrome" is over.Logano, 23, was dubbed the greatest thing since sliced bread as an up-and-coming young racer by NASCAR great Mark Martin. Those were big words to live up to and Logano said he was definitely too young to match...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-04-11/chase-elliot-claims-second
Young racer knew it would be tough

When Jeremy Mayfield moved into the high-rent district earlier this season, he looked around the neighborhood and realized his might be just a short-term stay. Those things happen when you're an upstart in the scramble for the Winston Cup championship, and the guys trying to buy you out of the biggest house on the block are high rollers named Gordon, Martin and Jarrett. After leading in the points race as recently as six weeks ago, Mayfield has fallen on tough times, and now stands fifth. But he remains undeterred.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/06/oth_235297.shtml
Other sports
Clint Bowyer gets first win with new team

...race many times, he's a champion of this sport and I just beat him. I passed Jeff Gordon, and you have no idea, a young racer from Kansas, you don't forget stuff like that."Bowyer dominated by leading 71 of the 112 laps. Defending race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-06-24/clint-bowyer-gets-first-wi
Busch has improved on and off the track

...it's racin'." It was an unexpected reaction from Busch, who has earned a reputation as a talented but temperamental young racer. His volatile behavior played a part in his dismissal from Hendrick. The firing stunned the 22-year-old, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/19/nas_187882.shtml
Nascar
Hollywood looks for repeat business in 2003

...disappearance of elite commandos. (April) BIKER BOYZ: A motorcycle champ (Laurence Fishburne) is challenged by a young racer (Derek Luke). (January) BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: A divorced attorney (Steve Martin) learns that his online sweetheart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/17/app_364816.shtml
Applause
The Passion Within

...sponsor commitments and a million-dollar point fund. It is a sport unspoiled by greed and contracts. A trophy to a young racer is worth more than money because it signifies the culmination of planning, effort and, most important, commitment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/18/oth_327361.shtml
Other sports
Racer on track for a big finish

...bed for a couple of days because he gets sick," Barton said. Barton's peers see quite a bit of potential in the young racer. "I love his work ethic," Rags-dale said. "To see him on the track, to see him in the gym, to see how hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/13/oth_483248.shtml
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