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Lowell businessman earns top drag racing award

Lowell businessman earns top drag racing award

LOWELL | With wraparound headphones on and a National Hot Rod Association cap atop his head, 85-year-old Ken Hirata talks up a vendor before switching to a conversation with a Lake County planner on expanding one of his buildings immediately west of Lowell.

May 25, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Devils Give Back Car Show is Sunday at Lowell High School

LOWELL | The third annual Devils Give Back Car Show is set for Sunday in the north parking lot of Lowell High School.

May 25, 2013 12:00 am
Memories of U.S. 30 Dragstrip

Memories of U.S. 30 Dragstrip

Local race fans would like to revive the glory days of the U.S. 30 Dragstrip.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am
Fans of former U.S. 30 Dragstrip fuel annual reunion, talk of reopening track

Fans of former U.S. 30 Dragstrip fuel annual reunion, talk of reopening track

HOBART | It's been 28 years since the "great ones" raced at the U.S. 30 Dragstrip in Hobart.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Police: Speeding driver found after U.S. 6 drag race

PORTAGE | A 19-year-old man was arrested Friday after police said he was drag racing on U.S. 6.

March 05, 2012 1:11 pm
Local family shares love of racing under direction of local legend

Local family shares love of racing under direction of local legend

HOBART | Marty Chappo never says no to racing.

February 14, 2012 9:27 am Photos

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St. John man finds car of his youth 50 years after selling it

St. John man finds car of his youth 50 years after selling it

Many people recall their first car. A few buy the same model in their later years out of nostalgia. But rarely can someone claim to have bought back the exact car they owned in their youth.

August 31, 2011 5:14 pm Photos

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Downstate boy competes in drag races

Downstate boy competes in drag races

Zach Lewis, 11, poses with his drag racer earlier this month in his father's garage in Knoxville, Ill. Lewis has three years experience as a drag racer, competing in local tournaments. At the Junior Drags Racing Eastern Finals July 30-31 at Thunder Valley Dragway in Bristol, Tenn., Lewis fin…

August 11, 2011 11:07 am
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