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  1. 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    During the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup season , unpolished sophomore driver Dale Earnhardt drove his way into the starry world of NASCAR racing with relative ease. Staving off challenges from Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough for the championship, Earnhardt emerged from obscurity to instant fame, fortune and headlines.

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  2. 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    The 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup season was one of record speeds and legendary brawls. At the Daytona 500 alone, thanks to a newly-resurfaced track, Buddy Baker reached a record qualifying speed of 196.049 mph to top Cale Yarborough 's nine-year-old record of 194.015.

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  3. 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    The exciting 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup season included a Daytona 500 race with the most stunning finish in Winston Cup history. Richard Petty and David Pearson , two of NASCAR 's most revered icons, traded leads four times in the final lap and got tangled off the fourth turn.

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  4. 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    The 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup season was a record-breaking year for driver David Pearson , who won 11 races during the season. But it still wasn't enough to win the championship, which went to single-race winner Benny Parsons in a significant upset.

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  5. 1969 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    At the beginning of the 1969 NASCAR Grand National season, Ford and Mercury were virtually unbeatable. On the big tracks hosting races of 300 miles or more, Ford tied together a 13-race winning streak.

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  6. 1967 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    By 1967, the car makers were back in the NASCAR Grand National chase in full force. At Daytona, more than 80 cars filed into the big speedway, and all factory teams were on hand with the exception of General Motors.

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  7. 1966 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    The 1966 NASCAR season was marked by the re-introduction of Chrysler's legendary Hemi engine and Ford 's departure from the sport. With less competition and more power than ever, Chrysler was a frequent visitor to the winner's circle early in the season, though Ford's boycott took a big bite out of attendance.

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  8. 1963 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    For the 1963 NASCAR Grand National season, NASCAR established a new set of rules to address the potential of unlimited engineering by the factories. For one, a 428 cubic inch limit on engine displacement was put into effect.

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  9. 1960 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    By the 1960 NASCAR Grand National season, work had already begun on new supertracks in Atlanta , Charlotte, and Hanford, Calif. NASCAR had also found its way into the electronic media with CBS Sports' live telecast of three preliminary races during the Daytona Speedweeks.

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  10. 1953 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    The 1953 NASCAR Grand National season was a history-maker. Herb Thomas rebounded to become the first driver to win two NASCAR Grand National titles.

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  11. 1952 NASCAR Grand National ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    During the 1952 NASCAR Grand National season , Hudson dominated among carmakers, winning 27 of the 34 NASCAR Grand National races. No other make won more than three times.

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  12. 1950 NASCAR Grand National RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    In 1950, the " NASCAR Grand National Circuit" became the new title for the previous year's "Strictly Stock" racing division. Though only eight Strictly Stock races were staged in 1949, this newfangled late-model racing circuit was already a hot commodity.

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  13. 1948 NASCAR Modified RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    Drivers -- including females Sara Christian, Louise Smith, and Ethel Flock -- hit the tracks in hopped-up prewar coupes known as "Modifieds," competing in a total of 52 races. The 1948 NASCAR championship season was full of wrecks, drama, and flair.

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  14. 1947 NASCAR RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    Top contending driver Buddy Shuman stands beside the 1939 Ford he ran at North Wilkesboro Speedway. The track, which opened on May 18, 1947, actually owned Shuman's car.

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  15. Firefly and Stagecoach Present Big Barrel Country Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

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  16. Matt McMurry to compete in NAEC races with Michael ShankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Motorsport.com

    As Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian debuts its new Ligier JS P2 in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the team will also welcome a new driver to its roster as rising star Matt McMurry joins the 2012 Rolex 24-winning team for the 2015 Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup . The 2015 NAEC schedule features four long-distance cornerstones of the IMSA calendar, starting with the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobile 1 12 Hours of Sebring, Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen, and Petit Le Mans to close out the year.

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  17. On Native GroundBLOWING Up the U.S. Economy to Score a Few Political Points is MadnessRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2011 | American Reporter

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- I'm tired of people who try to ruin the fun for everyone. I'm tired of these smug societal Puritans who can only enjoy life when they try to spoil everyone else's good time.

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  18. Young Matt Mcmurry Set To Go The Distance For Michael Shank RacingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Paddock Talk

    As Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian debuts its new Ligier JS P2 in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the team will also welcome a new driver to its roster as rising star Matt McMurry joins the 2012 Rolex 24-winning team for the 2015 Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup . The 2015 NAEC schedule features four long-distance cornerstones of the IMSA calendar, starting with the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobile 1 12 Hours of Sebring, Sahlen's 6 Hours of the Glen, and Petit Le Mans to close out the year.

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  19. Toyo Tires And Race-Dezert Team Up For The 2015 Dakar Rally Robby GordonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Paddock Talk

    Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. and Race-Dezert have teamed up to bring off-road fans unique coverage of the 2015 DakarA Rally. For the first time ever Race-Dezert will have an independently operating team on the ground to capture photos, videos and stories from beginning to end of this legendary race.

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  20. More accolades as all-new Canyon is named Autoweek's 2015 Best of the Best TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    The 2015 GMC Canyon was named Autoweek's Best of the Best/Truck for 2015 this week, continuing the string of awards that have been flowing to the innovative all-new GM mid-size pickup trucks . The GMC Canyon is the mid-size sibling to the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado which has already been named the highly regarded 2014 Motor Trend Truck of the Year and is a finalist for the equally prestigious North American Truck of the Year to be named in early January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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