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    auto racing fans around the world wake up in anticipation to see the most famous race in the world. The Indianapolis 500 is an annual IndyCar race that has been run since 1916 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It is a race of great tradition that is supposed to represent the fastest racers in the sport at the fastest raceway in the sport. However, Tony George, President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IRL, is changing everything about the race and the sport. This year at Indy, Tony

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    Automobile Racing

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    Automobile Racing International competitiveness, testing the capabilities of specially designed automobiles and the skill of their drivers, over tracks and courses of differing lengths and construction, this is automobile racing. The first car race considered is the one held in France in July 1894, in which the winner averaged 24 kilometers per hour, when 100 automobiles set out from Paris to Rouen. The first race in North America was held in Chicago, Illinois, in the year 1895. The excitement

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    Auto Racing

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    Auto Racing It's another Sunday and the auto racing community is getting ready for the green flag to drop. Thousands of people travel hundreds of miles to go to the track, while millions stay home to watch the event on television. The sport of auto racing is the fastest growing spectator sport today. Nascar, NHRA (drag racing), CART, and The Indy Racing League are some of the biggest auto racing events in the world. Every racing style has the element of excitement, sadness, greed, and violence

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    Plastic in Sports Safety

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    Anyone who plays sports knows the risks they are taking if they play. What if there was a way for us to better protect if not prevent ourselves and our children from getting a traumatic brain injury that cause serious issues in future life. I played rugby for 3 years myself have had multiple and have concussions, with the last concussion I was told that I cannot play contact sports anymore. I would like to look into what plastics could do to improve the safety in these games whether it be football

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    What a Society Prepares Itself For

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    What a Society Prepares Itself For I'm from Texas. And when I lived in Texas, which was before I lived in New York, my friends were Texans. I don't mean to say they were the all-got-up-in cowboy hats, tight jeans, bit belt buckles, and snakeskin boots kind of Texans a lot of people tend to think about. But I do mean to say they were the beer drinking, football playing, pick-up driving, bar brawling kind of good 'ol Texas boys that don't really exist anywhere else but where I spent the first eighteen

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    cast into the sea and over the next four days, all but 317 men had died. Shark attacks, dementia and the elements plagued the Sailors until rescue but, these unfortunate Sailors died due to lack of planning, complacency and lack of communication. The Indy was independent when it was sunk, she had no escorts she had no protection. As a Portland class cruiser the USS

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    The Racing Twenties

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    While automobile racing is a sport that is firmly ingrained in American culture now, it wasn't always the mature sport we see today. The motorsport that tests a driver's precision, reflexes, and car is only around 110 years old. There is a decade in racing history that many NASCAR fans never think about, and that is the 'Roaring Twenties'. The 1920s really laid the groundwork for the fierce competition seen in the 1930s with innovation in car technology, skilled racing teams, and new championship

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    in 1982 March 5th, in Beloit Wisconsin. While Danica was growing up she watched her father T.J. Patrick race. When she turned 10 Danica and her sister began go kart racing. While Danica was in high school at Hononehah High in Rosecoe Danica did cheerleading. Also while still in High School in England she dropped out to pursue her racing career. ( Bio.com) Now she was going full speed to become the next woman of NASCAR. The Common thought of a woman is a lady who says home and cooks, and cleans, and

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    USS Indianapolis Sinking

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    At 12:02 p.m., the first explosion came and then the second. Red flames shot up lighting up the darkness. Smoke soon followed. By the second torpedo, all the men on The USS Indianapolis were wide awake. Things were starting to go wrong on the USS “Indy.” Flames were venting and all the power h...

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    Dale Earnhardt and Stock Car Racing

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    Dale Earnhardt and Stock Car Racing Over 50 years ago a new sport was introduced. This sport was stock car racing. The organization that sponsors stock car racing is known as National Association of Stock Car Racing, NASCAR. The driver that is identifiable with NASCAR is definitely Dale Earnhardt. Over the years there have been many great stock car racers from Cale Yarborough to Richard Petty and Davy Allison, but no other name was better known than Dale Earnhardt. Whether on the track or in the

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