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Russia's Economic State Is A Reversal Of Fortune For Putin

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Civilians In Debaltsevo Flee Russian-Backed Separatists

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Media Outlets Partner With Snapchat To Appeal To Younger Users

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Turkish Officials Seem To Ignore Threats Of Extremist Violence

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4:20 am
Fri January 30, 2015

African-American NASCAR Driver Raced Like 'A Great Artist'

Wendell Scott's son Frank Scott (left) and grandson Warrick Scott at StoryCorps in Danville, Va. Wendell Scott, who died in 1990, was one of the first African-American NASCAR drivers to win a race at the elite level.
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Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 8:05 am

The NASCAR Hall of Fame inducts an African-American driver for the first time Friday night.

Wendell Scott drove during the Jim Crow era, and he was the first African-American to win a race at NASCAR's elite major league level. He died in 1990.

Scott's career began in 1952, and his racing team was his family. They would travel to races together from their home in Virginia, and his sons served as his pit crew.

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