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Museum Catches the best of New England auto racing history

The Laconia Daily Sun
There's also a display honoring Pete Hamilton, the first New England driver to win a Daytona 500, who took the checkered flag in 1970 while driving a Plymouth for Richard Petty's team. Hamilton, who died in March at the age of 74, also won both races ...

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Pete Hamilton, 74, local racer with 'stars in his eyes' who won Daytona 500

The Boston Globe
A decade after graduating from Newton High School, and not far removed from his days as a star race car driver at Norwood Arena, Pete Hamilton was a surprise winner at the Daytona 500 in 1970. Driving the No. 40 Plymouth Superbird for the Petty ...

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Lewis Hamilton snatches spectacular Spanish Grand Prix victory to cut rival Sebastian Vettel's championship lead

It was expected that Hamilton would pit on the following lap, but the British driver was told to stay out as Mercedes switched up their strategy. "We are creating opportunities later in the race," Pete Bonnington, Hamilton's engineer told the Briton ...

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Stenhouse's first win was a good sign

Elizabethtown Bladen Journal
Pete Hamilton and Michael Waltrip each retired with four career wins – you guessed it – all at a 2.5-mile track in Florida or a 2.66-mile track in Alabama. We are still talking about the guy who, despite his two championships and eight race wins in ...

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