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Best family activities ideas: Rodeo

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 Ben Cohen-leadholm (December 02, 2011)  CONTEXT Once people become parents, it is normal to quit many of the things to do and priorities that were enjoyed before the little one was born. Think entertainment with the boys, social get-togethers with the girls, that novel start-up concern, that challenging house undertaking, and planning for inspiring excursions. While somewhat sudden, this alteration in activities and pursuits .. (Auto Racing)

Terrific, uncommon family activities ideas: Auto expo

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 Ben Cohen-leadholm (December 02, 2011)  CONTEXT When folks change into parents, it is common to surrender many of the things to do and interests that were embraced before the small fry was born. Think athletics with the cronies, organized get-togethers with the ladies, that unique start-up enterprise, that grandiose residence undertaking, and plans for stirring adventures. While somewhat sudden, this alteration in things to .. (Auto Racing)

Insurance RV

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 Mayang Taurai (October 21, 2011)  Insurance RV It is easy with an seasoned motor home owner to learn precisely the form of insurance required for the caravan. However everything's quite different this sort of a novice to caravan homes. Purchasing correct Insurance RV could become a difficult part of numerous new comers and so they buy guidelines that do not go well with their needs as well as which are high in price. In . (Auto Racing)

Drag Racing in Milwaukee

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 Floyd Muldoon (October 16, 2011)  It didn’t take long after the mainstream development of cars that guys decided there was something more fun to do with cars: race them! The simplest way to race was to find a fairly straight stretch of highway, line up two cars, then race to a predetermined destination. Though this method was quite dangerous (and still is today), it eventually led to the development of drag racing . (Auto Racing)

Mens Presents and the Bathurst 1000

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 Jackie Turner (February 14, 2011)  Fans of V8 supercars rank the Bathurst 1000 as the utmost of races in Australian motorsports. The Bathurst 1000 draws crowds from fields afar for this spectacular racing event. There are many more knowledgeable people on the actual cars of the Bathurst 1000 than I, but when looking at some mens presents the other day with names such as Hardie Ferodo 500 emblazoned on them, I decided it .. (Auto Racing)

Finding Corporate Driving Experience Days

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 Joel Tarplin (February 03, 2011)  As far as corporate events or sealing big contracts with important clients goes, it doesn’t tend to get more exciting than a three course meal at a swanky restaurant, with the bill being picked up by the company. The first time you wine-and-dine the head of a major corporation, you may feel the rush and buzz of chasing their “yes” for the deal to go ahead, but after a .. (Auto Racing)

E-Bikes – An Emerging Pollution Free Mode of Transport

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 Naman Naman (July 03, 2010)  In today’s time, pollution and fuel prices are the major concern in front of us. A simple solution to this is Electric Bikes that are increasing very rapidly in today’s time as it the best and cheap, pollution free mode of transport. People are really enjoying beach bikes, electric bikes for their pleasure. It is a two-wheeled vehicle fitted with a battery and is an .. (Auto Racing)

Cheapest mode of transport: Enjoy economical ride

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 Naman Naman (June 29, 2010)  Two-wheelers are considered to be the most efficient and cheapest mode of transport even on busy roads. Electric bicycle, Moped, bikes and scooters not only saves time but also reduces tension when it comes to parking. These small in size and easy to drive vehicles are light and compact as compared to cars. Therefore, in this increasing traffic and congested roads parking can be done in . (Auto Racing)

Driving Experience Gifts: Ultimate Supercar Double

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 Jenny Pilley (June 15, 2010)  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to get behind the wheel of a supercar? Maybe an Aston Martin DB9, Porsche 911, Ferrari 360 or even the Lamborghini Gallardo? This is of course beyond the wildest dreams of many. But with certain driving experience specialists this dream could become a reality. Fancy getting behind the wheel of all four of these in just one day? No problem. .. (Auto Racing)

NASCAR Cup Round-Up

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 Lavana James (December 12, 2008)  Californian Jimmie Johnson made NASCAR history by becoming only the second driver to win three consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (2007 - 2008). The 33 year old has dominated the second most popular and the second richest motorsport after Formula One, claiming 42 race wins in his career. Johnson is part of the highly successful Hendrick Motorsports team and he and his trusty Lowe's .. (Auto Racing)

NASCAR Needs to Change

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 Charles Berger (December 11, 2008)  This sport is no longer watchable. NASCAR has completely ruined this sport. There's no competition, the cars aren't and don't look like stock cars. They go down the straight aways sideways. And the point system is a joke. And 90% of the caution flags are for debris. This by far is the most boring of NASCAR seasons ever. I know I'm not the only one who thinks this way, just look at all .. (Auto Racing)

The Age of Ugly Race Cars

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 Dirk Gibson (November 20, 2008)  The world of racing goes through ebbs and flows in all types of areas. The two major championships in the world, NASCAR and Formula One, have recently made changes to their standard car specifications that are simply horrific from an appearance point of view. Growing up, I always thought of race cars as the most dynamic cars. They were either sleek and fast or mean and fast. Who can .. (Auto Racing)

Suits For Auto Racing

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 Candis Reade (November 10, 2008)  Auto racing initially is not a dangerous sport but can be terrible at certain times. It is important to take all the preventive measures before the start of race. A little carelessness can put you in lot of danger or even may cost your life. The equipments such as racing helmets, racing gloves, racing seatbelts, and above all suits for auto racing must be planned and purchased before .. (Auto Racing)

Formula 1 - Drivers Title Vs Constructors Championship

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 Cindy Ferguson (November 10, 2008)  Formula 1 last race of the season was the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo this past weekend and as last year, the battle scene for the two titles was at play: the driver's title and constructor's championship. In the 2007 season, McLaren Mercedes Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen were on a constant encounter throughout the season. This 2008, Lewis Hamilton was still the man .. (Auto Racing)

V8 Supercar Championships - Make Sure You Are Up to Speed!

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 Paul Mcindoe (November 05, 2008)  The annual V8 Supercar Championship Series is well and truly underway, with competitors currently battling it out in the hopes of being crowned ultimate victor. Each year, drivers must race against each other in 14 different rounds, completing a series of sprint races - with distances of 250 km or 120 km - plus endurance races. The Championships, which have been going since 1993, draw .. (Auto Racing)

Formula One Attracts Big Name Sponsors

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 Ed Vinicombe (November 04, 2008)  Lewis Hamilton is the Formula one prodigy of the UK. His recent victory of the world series has un-doubtedly left him one of the richest men in the world. God only knows how much these superstars get paid but I'm pretty much guaranteeing that it is more than me. It is surprising to hear that in a recent research poll many big sports such as Football and Rugby in the UK and US are .. (Auto Racing)

Auto Racing Safety Products - Drive Fast Be Safe Have Fun

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 Wendy Pan (November 04, 2008)  No matter what type of auto racing you may do, you have to have your basic auto racing safety products. If you don't have certain items, you will not be allowed to race. Depending on the speed of your car, you may need certain products or certain ratings of a product. Make sure you check the rules of your local speedway. Pro Sport Suit This suit is required by most racing facilities. .. (Auto Racing)

Washington State Auto Racing

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 Wendy Pan (November 04, 2008)  Washington state is home to some awesome and exciting auto racing. From Bremerton to Monroe, there is no shortage of automobile racing here! Bremerton raceway is celebrating its 49th year in auto racing and has a variety of races to satisfy your need for speed. They cover the enthusiastic Jr. racers all the way through to the more mature and focused drag, bracket and dirt track racers. .. (Auto Racing)

How Fast Can Indy Cars Go? - Automobile Racing

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 Wendy Pan (November 04, 2008)  Just how fast can Indy cars go? Well, to give you an idea, Indy cars can make it down the length of a football field plus some in less then one second. Jet airliners takeoff speeds are between 160 to 180 miles per hour. Throw some flaps or slats and a pair of wings on an Indy car, point it into the wind and there would be take off; that is how fast Indy cars can go. Back in 1911 Ray .. (Auto Racing)

Auto Racing Trophies Waiting at the Winners Circle

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 Chuck Wood (October 29, 2008)  It's hard work winning the checkered flag and the auto racing trophy or award should reflect that effort. The trophy should represent the spirited competition that takes place on the track. The presentation of the award in the winners circle is an event that will long be remembered. It is an opportunity to motivate the crowd and other racers to win the trophy at the next event. It is .. (Auto Racing)

Can Lewis Hamilton Win the F1 Championship?

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 Dirk Gibson (October 28, 2008)  It all comes down to the final race of the Formula One season and the question remains. Can Lewis Hamilton win the F1 championship? Let's set the plate. Driving for McLaren Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton leads the championship by a very healthy seven points over Felipe Massa. Put in practical terms, Hamilton merely needs to finish fifth to win the championship regardless of whether Massa wins . (Auto Racing)

Jimmie Johnson and the Amazing 8 Laps

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 Dirk Gibson (October 28, 2008)  NASCAR certainly is full of controversies and rightly so in many cases. One that has been whispered is whether Jimmie Johnson is actually a great driver or just a product of a great organization. What occurred during the amazing 8 final laps at Atlanta this past weekend should put an end to those whispers. The Hendrick racing team is certainly one of the dominant organizations in .. (Auto Racing)

Understanding the Rules of the Formula 1 Car Race

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  Every Formula 1 car race is run with cars that are very high performance and have certain standards set down for them by the FIA, or the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile. The FIA sets many rules for every Formula 1 car racing team. There are several reasons for these rules. First and foremost is the need for safety measures. Also, while some margin of flexibility is given to .. (Auto Racing)

What is the Formula 1 Car Racing?

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  F1 car racing is another name for the Formula 1 car racing circuit. Some people mistake it for Indy car racing because of the similarity in the looks of the cars. However, this is a different class of sport and the regulations and rules are quite different. The highest class available in open-wheel racing is Formula 1. This designation was made by the Federation Internationale de .. (Auto Racing)

Sports Car Racing is For All Ages

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  Individuals have loved the competition of “the race" for as long as there have been vehicles to race. Even before there were motor vehicles, if there were animals to pull the mode of transportation, then the “race was on. " We have all heard of the great chariot races of the times of the Roman Empire. Man has evolved to sports car racing throughout the years and today it is . (Auto Racing)

Fans of the Sprint Car Love the Thrill it Provides

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  It is no secret that Americans love car racing, but fans of sprint car racing exist not only in America but in New Zealand and Australia as well. Sprint cars are vehicles that put out an extreme amount of power and offer a huge show for the race fan. These vehicles primarily run on oval tracks but can also be run on circular tracks, both dirt and paved. Because these vehicles are .. (Auto Racing)

Sprint Car Racing Brings Lots of Excitement to Us All

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  Sprint car racing is becoming a very popular sport within the U. S. , New Zealand and also Australia. This type of race uses extremely high powered cars and they are driven on a car race track that is either circular or oval and may either be paved or made of dirt. As popular as this type of racing may be, it can also be dangerous. The vehicles used in car racing sports, such as sprint . (Auto Racing)

Taking a Look at Stock Car Racing

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  Stock car racing is one of the most popular forms of racing in America today, as is evidenced by the popularity of the Nascar Nextel Cup. The term “stock car" is derived from the fact that all of the cars used must be original production cars. These cars may be modified for performance, but they cannot be specially designed for racing. An example of a popular modification is the .. (Auto Racing)

Answering Your Auto Racing Questions

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 Mike Selvon (October 25, 2008)  For many people the real thrill in being behind the wheel of an automobile is the speed at which their car travels. It is an adrenalin rush that few things can compare too. They love to beat the clock and other people during auto racing. Some people are content to watch the show but others must be in the thick of the action in order to find the rush that they are looking for. Auto .. (Auto Racing)

Nascar - The Best Weekend of Your Life!

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 Kristi Ambrose (October 25, 2008)  It doesn't seem to matter whether you are a fan of Nascar or you hate the sport, Nascar is one of the most popular organizations and auto races of all time. In fact, there are people all over the country that make it a weekend affair when the auto racing season comes upon us! There have been so many different exciting times in this sport that it would be hard if not impossible to name .. (Auto Racing)

Dirt Track Racing Gear

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 Candis Reade (October 21, 2008)  Dirt track racing is one of the most common types of car racing in the US. It is usually done on oval tracks. There are even local and regional racetracks located in the country, approximately around 1.500 racetracks so to speak. By the figure alone, it can be definitely said that it has grown to much popularity and thus many are joining this type of car racing. It is always a must to .. (Auto Racing)

NASCAR Tracks - Atlanta Motor Speedway

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 Christopher DiCicco (October 14, 2008)  The NASCAR Atlanta Motor Speedway is in Hampton, Georgia (a suburb of Atlanta) and has a 1.54-mile oval track with turns banking at 24 degrees. Because these banks and their smooth surface, car speeds have been known to reach 190 mph on occasion. However these sustained high-throttle speeds make it hard on engines at the NASCAR Atlanta Motor Speedway. You will see a variety of action .. (Auto Racing)

NASCAR Tracks - The Homestead Miami Speedway

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 Christopher DiCicco (October 11, 2008)  NASCAR is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in America with 75 million fans that tune in or show up every weekend to watch their favorite drivers battle it out. The Homestead-Miami Speedway is a beautiful speedway located in a fun getaway city. NASCAR fans have some pretty definite opinions and I would love to showcase them for you. So, build a lens on who you love (or on who .. (Auto Racing)

Great Families in NASCAR - The Burtons

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 Christopher DiCicco (October 11, 2008)  Jeffery Brian Burton was born on June 29, 1967. He is a native of South Boston, Virginia. Jeff Burton, sometimes referred to as ‘JB', currently He drives the #31 Cingular Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. He also races part-time in the Busch Series. Jeff Burton is the younger brother of Ward Burton, who is a fellow Sprint Cup driver. Married to Kim Burton, they have two .. (Auto Racing)

Great Families in NASCAR - The Allisons

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 Christopher DiCicco (October 11, 2008)  The Allisons always won because they send continuous power and torque to the wheels, and their torque converters tend to keep engines at speeds where they perform best. The Allisons chronicle the racing careers, and little else, of brothers Bobby and Donnie (both forced to retire by severe injuries), and Bobby's sons Davey and Clifford (both killed in racing-related accidents). Bobby .. (Auto Racing)

NASCAR Tracks - The Michigan International Speedway

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 Christopher DiCicco (October 11, 2008)  Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile, D-shaped oval. This great track is long, wide, and super fast. Remember that because of the shape, drivers are turning most of every lap, all the way from turn three, down the curving front stretch and through turns one and two. Michigan International Speedway is considered one of the country's premier racing facilities. Located on .. (Auto Racing)

Kyle Busch's Championship Chances Slim

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 Graham Novak (September 22, 2008)  Kyle Busch has dominated the regular season with only a couple others showing strength at the end of the regular season. He came into the chase with a 70 point lead only 2 weeks ago and now sits 210 points out of the championship race. Today at the Monster Mile in Dover, Busch had a usually bullet proof TRD engine expire and last week his Toyota Camry had a front sway bar mount come .. (Auto Racing)

Sprint Car Racing Fast and Furious at Fred Brownfild Memorial - Seth Bergman Tangles With Jared Ridg

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 Rebecca McLaren (September 21, 2008)  The second night of the Fred Brownfield Memorial was always going to be a hot night of sprint car racing. After a successful previous night, which saw Seth Bergman win his heat race and finish sixth in the A-Main Seth found himself 3rd in points after night one of sprint car racing. A rough pill draw saw Bergman starting tenth for his heat race. Seth was able to get by fours drivers in .. (Auto Racing)

Discover the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour

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 Alan Kassirer (September 18, 2008)  When most people think of NASCAR, they think of the Sprint Cup Series, the Nationwide Series or the Craftsman Truck Series. There is another series out there that many people think is more exciting than any of these. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour was established in 1985 and races at some of the most famous short tracks in the northeast. In 2008, The Whelen Modified Tour has a 16 race .. (Auto Racing)

NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson - From Boy to Superstar

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 Christopher DiCicco (August 20, 2008)  James Kenneth Johnson or Jimmie Johnson as he is fondly known as was born on September 17th in El Cajon, California. Johnson started out on two wheels rather than 4 like most NASCAR drivers. He was firmly attached to his 500cc motorcycle when he was five years old and despite being injured when he was 8, he went on to win the 60cc class championship although he could not complete the .. (Auto Racing)

Life of a Professional Racer Episode 4

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 Daniel Junhao Charles (August 19, 2008)  During the Hungary 2008 GP, Sean Edwards was in that exact situation. Just a few races ago, he has made great progress by reaching the podium several times and also clinching a few wins too. So coming into Hungary, spirits were high and confidence was booming for both driver and team. The week-end got off to a great start with Sean ending up in 7th during practice as the car and .. (Auto Racing)

Hamilton in Pole Position For Drivers Championship As F1 Season Enters Final Lap

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 James R Smith (August 18, 2008)  With seven races still to go in the World F1 Championships, Lewis Hamilton has moved into overwhelming favouritism to win the title for the first time. Although he has the two Ferrari drivers breathing down his neck, Hamilton knows he has the beating of them in his revamped McLaren and as long as he can finish the season mistake free then he should get the chequered flag for the season. . (Auto Racing)

Why You Should See Vintage Sports Car Racing

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 Kevin M Allen (August 17, 2008)  Are you a racing fan who is looking for something to satisfy your need for speed? Would a big variety of great cars in spectacular condition interest you? Tired of looking at race cars that look like they were spit out of the same mold? Vintage sports car racing offers you all of that and more. They offer a huge variety, great racing and fantastic scenery. Tracks like Sebring, Laguna .. (Auto Racing)

Lawn Mower Engined Go Kart? How it is Done

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 Robert Gamble (August 15, 2008)  I get asked the question every day “How Do I Use My Old Lawn Mower Engine To Run A Go Kart?" Well the answer comes in about three different forms: -Gear Box Drive -Flipped Engine: Vertical to Horizontal Conversion -Twisted Belt Drive Each one of these systems is seeking to solve the vertical engine drive problem: vertical engines have their shafts pointing up and down. The .. (Auto Racing)

Really Learn To Drive Chapter 1

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 Norman Silverman (July 31, 2008)  An overwhelming majority of Americans do not know how to drive.   I admit this is a broad statement, but my personal experience, which has been direct and not anecdotal, bears this out.   The first, but not the primary source of information comes from the thousands of people that I, as a docent at the world famous Petersen Automotive Museum take on tours.  These tours are very .. (Auto Racing)

Why Drifting Will Kill Racing

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 Gregory Alexander (July 29, 2008)  The history of Drifting It's difficult to say when exactly drifting started, as a sport it is accredited to one Kunimitsu Takahashi, who started using the techniques back in the 1970's. His ability to get his rear tires to slip more than his front tires meant he could power around corners much faster than everyone else on the track. One particular street racer “Keiichi Tsuchiya" .. (Auto Racing)

Go Kart Engine Repair Ignition System Diagnostics and Repair Part 1

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 Robert Gamble (July 29, 2008)  Go Kart Engine Diagnostics: Solid State Ignition Failure Detection I have had a couple of times where I had some dramatic failures occur on my go kart engines. One time I had a chain snap and the chain made a ferocious clunk and then fell off the go kart. The funny thing is that the engine kept running, and I had to shut it off. I replaced the chain and ran into a peculiar problem. The . (Auto Racing)

Mark Martin A NASCAR Legend

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 Jerry Coffey (July 28, 2008)  Mark Martin is one of the most consistent, and successful, drivers that NASCAR has ever known. Because of that, his merchandise is as popular as he is. Items like the Mark Martin cornhole set along with shirts and jackets sell out every where in the United States. He debuted in 1977 with the American Speed Association, where he won three consecutive championships before running out of .. (Auto Racing)

Former Hoop Star Becomes NASCAR Owner Remains Diversity Driven

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 Mel Kizzidek (July 27, 2008)  A 6-11 former high school and college all-American, as well as five-time NBA all-star, is a stock car racer at heart. His love for NASCAR was the initial pull that got Brad Daugherty into racing circles as a partial Busch Series and Craftsman Truck Series owner, and later as a racing analyst for weekly NASCAR coverage on ESPN/ABC. What brings him further is his inner driver for .. (Auto Racing)

Another Nationwide Victory For Joe Gibbs Racing

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 Rick Bradham (July 27, 2008)  Chicago, IL - Another Nationwide race, another victory for Joe Gibbs Racing. Tonight's race at the Chicagoland Speedway was another example of the dominance this team has enjoyed during the season. For Gibbs, the win ties the record Richard Childress Racing set in 2007 with 13 victories. One major difference, it took Childress the whole season to secure 13 victories, the Gibbs team has .. (Auto Racing)




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