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Becoming Alaskan: Oh, the things you'll fear

...of driving in Alaska is not to be compared with the fear of driving in Los Angeles. Instead of over-caffeinated race car drivers, here the fear is that you might explode in road rage attempting to use the left lane for it's intended purpose...
Race car drivers in Interior ready for 2015 season

FAIRBANKS - From the tiny quarter-midget racers to the mighty drag racers, Fairbanks drivers are ready for the 2015 season. Races are starting at the Interior's two main car racing courses, the North Pole Speedway and the Mitchell Raceway.
Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...who are caught get fined and see their equipment confiscated, but Honnold compared that to speeding tickets for race-car drivers."For them, BASE jumping was like their art, their passion," and they faced a much more powerful repercussion...
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NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon makes 2015 season his last its shop in Charlotte, North Carolina."As a race car driver, much of what I've done throughout my life has been...Jeff changed the personality and perception of a race car driver in NASCAR," retired NASCAR crew chief Larry McReynolds...
Today in History

...82. Singer Connie Francis is 77. Singer Dionne Warwick is 74. Rock singer-musician Dickey Betts is 71. Former race car driver Emerson Fittipaldi is 68. Actor Wings Hauser is 67. Actor Bill Nighy (ny) is 65. Actor Duane Chase (Film...
Fairbanks roaster serves up coffee brews

...pipeline boom.He still owns the business, but he is often in Europe traveling with Alexander Rossi, a Formula One race car driver the company sponsors, Posma said.Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. is popular with students at nearby West Valley High...
Tragedy on the track a result of auto racing culture

...beyond the loved ones now grieving.Stewart, a three-time NASCAR season champion, is one of the most famous race-car drivers in the world.This happened Saturday night in upstate Canandaigua, N.Y. Why Stewart still sometimes runs in...
Challenge hooks open-water swimmers

...They can also call drafting if they see swimmers saving energy by traveling in the wake of others, similar to race-car drivers using the clean air behind other drivers. FINA also has set conditions for open-water venues - minor currents...
Eyes of the law too narrow for justice

...from reality. Murderer? Do you need a victim to be a murderer? Tom Youk is described in news stories as a former race car driver as if that said something about his independent, strong will. He is shown on that infamous videotape, stricken...
Gold Rush Days are here at last

...said of Gold Rush Days. "All of the miners that compete in these events are athletes. They're not different than race car drivers or ball players. They put their heart in it, they practice and they have quite a fan club, too."The competition...


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