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July 28, 2008 | Jim Peltz, Times Staff Writer
INDIANAPOLIS -- A telling image that something was very wrong at this year's NASCAR race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway came before the race was even one-third completed. As the 43 cars in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard crawled around the massive track under a caution period, track safety workers were picking up dozens of rubber fragments strewn across the back straightaway.
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January 29, 1988
Mauro Baldi of Italy, driving a Porsche, won the pole position for this weekend's Daytona 24 Hour IMSA Camel GT endurance race at the Daytona International Speedway with an average speed of 129.563 m.p.h.
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June 24, 1985 | Associated Press
Jose Luis Navarro won the 84th Spanish road cycling championship Sunday. Navarro covered the 147 miles in a time of 5 hours, 48 minutes and 14 seconds, at an average speed of 25 miles per hour. Pello Ruiz Cabestany was second and Javier Castellar finished third in a field of 102.
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