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by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 19, 2006
Classic cars motor down Queen Street past other classic and custom cars during the third annual Classic and Custom Cars Cruise-In to Downtown held Sunday in Martinsburg, W.Va. The event was sponsored by several organizations, including Main Street Martinsburg, and featured music, food and a big birthday cake to celebrate West Virginia Day.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 25, 2003
andrews@herald-mail.com His tires sufficiently burnt, Danny O'Day exploded down the quarter-mile track in his reproduction 1934 Ford Coupe. His front tires rose up, about 5 feet high. They stayed that way for a little more than 9.25 seconds, his time on the scoreboard. His speed: 146.5 mph. Last October, O'Day, who lives in Massachusetts and North Carolina, and his Superwinch Ford Coupe established the world record for speeding and wheelstanding. He covered a quarter-mile in 8.73 seconds in Mechanicsville, Md. His speed was 155 mph. "Controlled?
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December 19, 2004
Name of business: Undercover Tint & Detail Owners: Steve Deneen and Trey Malott Address: 806 Frederick St., Hagerstown Opening date: April 2004 Products and services: Detailing vehicles and motorcycles, custom window tinting, removal of tint, decals and stickers Market area: Washington County How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "With the help of my family and lots of hard work. Working on my own and earning the wages I earned always was more rewarding than punching someone else's time clock.
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December 21, 1998
The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating several thefts from cars recently. Sometime Thursday evening, a thief broke into three cars parked at the Heritage Academy, 12215 Walnut Point Rd., Damage to the cars was estimated at $100 each. An unknown amount of money was taken, deputies said. And on Sunday between 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., a Midland Power Max CB radio was taken from a 1989 Truck parked 10514 Honeyfield Rd., Williamsport. The radio was valued at $75.
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July 17, 2004
Grave Digger, driven by Dennis Anderson, clears a row of cars in its first run Friday night during the U.S. Hot Rod Monster Jam at Hagerstown Speedway.
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September 26, 2007
The Mason-Dixon Dragway is on U.S. 40, 3.7 miles east of Hagerstown. Most races are on Sunday, with some Saturday specials. Gates open most days at 9 a.m. There is a junior drag strip program for youngsters ages 8 to 17. Youngsters race half-scale dragsters over one-eighth of a mile. Junior dragsters run from 10 a.m. to noon. Time trials begin at noon. Eliminations for super cars, modified street cars, street-driven cars and motorcycles start around 2 p.m. Races are held from March through November, weather permitting.
NEWS
September 19, 2005
The Mason-Dixon Dragway is on U.S. 40, 3.7 miles east of Hagerstown. Most races are on Sunday, with some Saturday specials. Gates open most days at 9 a.m. There is a junior drag strip program for youngsters ages 8-17. Youngsters race half-scale dragsters over one-eighth of a mile. Junior dragsters run from 10 a.m. to noon. Time trials begin at noon, and eliminations for super cars, modified street cars, street-driven cars and motorcycles start around 3 p.m. Races are held from March through November, weather permitting.
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September 24, 2006
The Mason-Dixon Dragway is on U.S. 40, 3.7 miles east of Hagerstown. Most races are on Sunday, with some Saturday specials. Gates open most days at 9 a.m. There is a junior drag strip program for youngsters ages 8-17. Youngsters race half-scale dragsters over one-eighth of a mile. Junior dragsters run from 10 a.m. to noon. Time trials begin at noon, and eliminations for super cars, modified street cars, street-driven cars and motorcycles start around 2 p.m. Races are held from March through November, weather permitting.
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By KAREN HANNA | March 6, 2006
HAGERSTOWN Spoken over the growl of powerful engines, the words of one Hagerstown race car driver drifted into a strong wind. Alan Sagi, a 42-year-old veteran, was looking for a little Opening Day magic Sunday at Hagerstown Speedway. "I've won on Opening Day three times. I'd like to make it four today," Sagi said. Two divisions of cars raced on the dirt track west of the city. Outside the gates, hundreds of spectators' cars and trucks bore plates from near and far. Stan Dillon, who handles publicity for the track, estimated that about 1,200 people came to see the first races of the year.
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By MALCOLM GUNN | September 18, 2005
It was a flighty idea that turned into a magic formula for selling cars. Interestingly, Chrysler didn't realize that fact until the orders began piling up for its new 1968 Road Runner. It's a magic formula that has been tough for any manufacturer to duplicate since then. During the 1960s, Chrysler, along with GM and Ford, pulled out all the stops to produce the biggest and baddest cars around. After all, there was a huge population bulge of Baby Boomers, weaned on guitars, surf music and hot rods, who loved cars.
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