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NASCAR’s Tim Richmond: Living the Life Of a Hollywood Racecar Driver

Every 10-30 years, a young driver comes along who shakes up the NASCAR world. Usually these types of drivers have some kind of a racing background, but NASCAR’s Tim Richmond was a lot different since he did not grow up with racing in his blood.

Richmond did not come from the hard working middle class lifestyle that most of NASCAR’s big names came from, instead Tim was born into wealth, and because of this, it would later turn out to be one of his biggest drawbacks because of his fast paced, Hollywood playboy lifestyle.

Because NASCAR was born on the back country roads of some of America's most famous moon shining families, Richmond’s flamboyant lifestyle on and off the track clashed with the southern roots m...

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