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September 3, 1997 | From Associated Press
The mystery surrounding Dale Earnhardt's health problems at the Southern 500 took a new twist Tuesday when a close aide said the driver twice nodded off at the wheel before the race. The revelation by Don Hawk, president of Dale Earnhardt Inc., came as Earnhardt underwent more hospital tests in an attempt to determine what happened at the start of Sunday's race in Darlington, S.C.
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September 3, 1997 | From Associated Press
The mystery surrounding Dale Earnhardt's health problems at the Southern 500 took a new twist Tuesday when a close aide said the driver twice nodded off at the wheel before the race. The revelation by Don Hawk, president of Dale Earnhardt Inc., came as Earnhardt underwent more hospital tests in an attempt to determine what happened at the start of Sunday's race in Darlington, S.C.
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August 20, 1993 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Steve Burdett coasted his Sportsman car off the track and into the pits midway through the second of two 50-lap main events Saturday night at Saugus Speedway, his exit from the race officially was blamed on a flat tire. Truth was, he had run out of gas. Burdett climbed from his orange-and-white Chevrolet Lumina "and just dropped on the spot," said Henry Miles, the car's owner.
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August 24, 1994 | From Associated Press
Stock car driver Ernie Irvan showed strong improvement Tuesday, responding to commands from doctors and the swelling of his brain diminished. "Although I would take these as very encouraging signs, he still remains in terms of brain and neurological injury in critical condition," said Dr. Errol Erlandson, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich. "Setbacks and complications are certainly a possibility.
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August 24, 1994 | From Associated Press
Stock car driver Ernie Irvan showed strong improvement Tuesday, responding to commands from doctors and the swelling of his brain diminished. "Although I would take these as very encouraging signs, he still remains in terms of brain and neurological injury in critical condition," said Dr. Errol Erlandson, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich. "Setbacks and complications are certainly a possibility.
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August 20, 1993 | VINCE KOWALICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Steve Burdett coasted his Sportsman car off the track and into the pits midway through the second of two 50-lap main events Saturday night at Saugus Speedway, his exit from the race officially was blamed on a flat tire. Truth was, he had run out of gas. Burdett climbed from his orange-and-white Chevrolet Lumina "and just dropped on the spot," said Henry Miles, the car's owner.
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