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Tim Richmond (I) (1955–1989)

The inspiration for the movie Days of Thunder (1990), Tim Richmond earned the nickname Hollywood Tim because of his passion to become an actor, a bug that bit him during a cameo appearance in the movie Stroker Ace (1983) with Burt Reynolds. But Richmond became most famous for his explosive rise and tragic fall in NASCAR racing. The 1980 ... See full bio »

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 1983 Stroker Ace
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 2010 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
- Tim Richmond: To the Limit (2010) ... Himself
 2009 Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 NASCAR: The Ride of Their Lives (TV Movie documentary)

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Tim Richmond was one of NASCAR's most flamboyant drivers. The 1980 Indy 500 Rookie of the Year had converted to stock cars by 1981 and was a winner by 1982. From 1983-1985 Tim drove the #27 Old Milwaukee Pontiac for NHRA Funny Car Champion Raymond Beadle and his Blue Max Team. In 1986 Tim left Beadle for Rick Hendrick's #25 Folger's Chevy (crew chiefed by the legendary Harry Hyde) and over the ... See more »

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