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Saturday June 5 2010, 1:58 PM
The story below was written by the niece of the late Marion Cox Kassie Hughes, with just a little bit of help from me. Kassie is a journalism student at Francis Marion University and will graduate in December and presently working as an...
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1970 "THE HARD CHARGERS" (Running the Stock Car Circuit) Originally shown on the Alcoa Hour.....It's funny that 40 years ago, racing teams were having problems making ends meet, and now today, the same thing has come back full bore. This video is...
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By Joe MarusakMcClatchy Tribune Wire ServicePublished: March 3, 2009They called him "Suitcase Jake."J.C. Elder was the legendary crew chief for David Pearson, the late Dale Earnhardt and so many other top NASCAR drivers in the '60s, '70s and '80s...
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Columnist Monte Dutton Reflects on Life of Racing Publisher Broadcaster Hal Hamrick--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Columnist Monte Dutton Reflects on the Life of Racing Publisher andBroadcaster Hal...
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Monday September 1 2008, 11:28 AM
This is the third and final segment of stories written in 2003 connected to Darlington RacewaySoapy CastlesOne of the few things that NASCAR has done to curb the spiraling cost of auto racing is cut down on the number of days a team needs to be at...
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Monday September 1 2008, 11:25 AM
This is the second of three stories written in 2003The end of an eraDarlington Raceway August 27, 2003 From Dargan WattsIf you want to start a good argument, just mention making changes in auto racing. Six people will be in favor of changes, but a...
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Monday September 1 2008, 11:21 AM
Five years ago, when it was announced that the France family was pulling annual Labor Day Southern 500 event from Darlington and moving it to California, I was asked by the Sumter (S. C.) THE ITEM to write a series of articles about my experience...
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