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NASCAR’s Newest Combo: Drivers and College Students

Back in the day, most race car drivers "grew up" in the sport, having worked in the garage and then graduating to driving the car on the track.  Because many of the drivers started their racing careers so early in life, whether in go- karts or Legends cars, most have graduated from high school but the majority have not gone on to college.  Now, a new kind of driver seems to be emerging onto the NASCAR scene.  This driver is not only a high school graduate but a college student as well. According to NASCAR, Sprint Cup driver Ryan Newman has been the only driver behind the wheel with a college degree, his from Purdue in engineering.  But there are three up and coming drivers in NASCAR today that are chasing in Newman's fo...

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