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May 07
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SPEED Special: From $20 Race Car to NASCAR Championships, Childress Shares Improbable Story

SPEED Logo A RACER’S LIFE:  RICHARD CHILDRESS PREMIERES MAY 12 AT 8:30 P.M. ET, INCLUDES RARE INTERVIEW WITH WIFE, JUDY NASCAR owner Richard Childress’ name is forever linked to the black No. 3 Chevrolet and seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt.  Stories of their immense success and profound friendship are legendary, as are chronicles of Childress’ hand in orchestrating Earnhardt’s rise to stardom. What hasn’t been as widely publicized, though, is Childress’ personal tale – a detailed account of the man who fell in love with racing as a five-year-old; plunked down $20 for his first race car; whose exodus from the cockpit led to one of auto racing’s greatest dynasties; and whose promise to his friend following a horseback accident compelled him to keep the Richard ... FULL STORY »

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SPEED Special: From $20 Race Car to NASCAR Championships, Childress Shares Improbable Story
Posted 05.07.13
A RACER’S LIFE:  RICHARD CHILDRESS PREMIERES MAY 12 AT 8:30 P.M. ET, INCLUDES RARE INTERVIEW WITH WIFE, JUDY NASCAR owner Richard Childress’ name is forever linked to the black No. 3 Chevrolet and seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt.  Stories of their immense success and profound friendship are legendary, as are chronicles of Childress’ ...FULL STORY »


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