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Richard Petty

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  • Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals

    Florida travel guide for car enthusiasts: Museums, races and festivals
    Check out our new guide for car enthusiasts. You will find information on Florida auto museums, races, car shows, festivals and more. MUSEUMS Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, Ocala: A visual history of drag racing, with Big Daddy Garlits's Swamp Rat...
  • Report: Teens ride free at Disney Worlds Richard Petty Driving Experience

    Report: Teens ride free at Disney World’s Richard Petty Driving Experience
  • Fast-rising Chase Elliott, Bill's son, is ready to take on Langley Speedway

    Fast-rising Chase Elliott, Bill's son, is ready to take on Langley Speedway
    Among the things Bill Elliott has been known for during a stock-car racing career that includes 44 Sprint Cup Series wins, the 1988 Cup title and two Daytona 500 victories, is keeping his vehicles in good enough shape through most races to remain...
  • PASSINGS: Chester McGlockton, Ray Elder, Ante Markovic

    PASSINGS: Chester McGlockton, Ray Elder, Ante Markovic
    Chester McGlockton Former NFL defensive tackle Chester McGlockton, 42, a former NFL defensive tackle who was a first-round pick of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1992 and went on to become an assistant football coach at Stanford University, died overnight...
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  • Gary Nixon rode his way into Motorcycle Hall of Fame

    Gary Nixon, an Andarko, Okla., native, was on his way to becoming a respectable baseball player when he was conked in the head by a teammate's swinging bat and decided he'd better find a safer sport. He turned to drag racing and was a champion by age 15....
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  • Daytona: a real sun of a beach

    Daytona: a real sun of a beach
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Biker babe, I'm not. NASCAR fan? Uh-uh. Beach bunny? Nope, don't think so. I'm way past the weight limit on being either a babe or a bunny. But it is late evening, and I've found myself driving along Daytona Beach, on Florida'...
  • Dale pales in comparison

    Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick: The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...
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  • Gordon's reign cleanses

    HAMPTON, Ga. — Shortly after the 200th lap in Tuesday's AdvoCare 500, a heavy mist started falling on Atlanta Motor Speedway, forcing officials to call for a caution. After pit stops by the usual suspects, it was time to meet the new drivers atop...