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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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Stroker Ace NASCAR Driver


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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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Out of all of the NASCAR tracks he loved, his favorites were Riverside International Raceway in Moreno Valley, California (closed in 1989 for a shopping mall), and Pocono Raceway in Pocono, Pennsylvania. See more »

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