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The names of Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, and Ned Jarrett are well- known on the stock car circuit. Now their sons and grandsons are the new generation of NASCAR drivers and ready to create their own legends on the oval tracks.
Ruley reflects on the recent death of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt and what it means to his fans and to racing.
John Delphus (J.D.) McDuffie was a race car driver from Sanford, North Carolina. He won races at speedways throughout the Carolinas, until 1991 when he died in a violent crash at Watkins Glen International’s dangerous Turn 5. This article presents a biography of McDuffie and his racing, and how his hometown of Sanford honors his legacy.