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Need For Speed

Now Playing Synopsis: A mechanic who moonlights as an underground race-car driver strives to take the top prize in America's most prominent street race in order to have his revenge against the ambitious ex-NASCAR champ who had him framed and sent to prison. Inspired by the popular video-game franchise of the same name, Need for Speed tells the story of garage owner Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul). Desperate to keep his family-owned business afloat, Marshall forms an uncomfortable partnership with wealthy ex-NASCAR star Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper). That partnership falls apart when a lucrative sale to car broker Julia Bonet (Imogen Poots) fails to pan out, and unscrupulous Brewster uses a tragic street-racing mishap to have the innocent Marshall incarcerated. Released from prison two years later, the vengeful Marshall plots to prove his mettle by winning the De Leon -- an illicit race showcasing the country's top underground talents. But getting to the De Leon will be no simple task, because not only has the ruthless Brewster put a bounty on Marshall's prized car, but the police are hot on his trail during the white-knuckle, coast-to-coast dash. Fortunately for Marshall, his loyal crew and Bonet are willing to help him get to the starting line in time for the big race. Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi, Ramon Rodriguez, and Michael Keaton co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots, Dominic Cooper, Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

...I coasted until turning into my subdivision, then onto my street. I rolled into our driveway, feeling like a race car driver who leaps onto his roof or throws back a jug of milk. Green lights all the way!That green-light frenzy has...

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...is a little hokie. Can we just focus on the on-track part?'" he said. "But you have to understand that as a race car driver, you make life decisions that put you in a position of danger all the time, 24-7, and that inherently makes you...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jenna-fryer/2013-02-14
Photo feature: You go girl!

...race car on the internationally recognized road racing facility. The school has a history of training professional race car drivers that are competing through out the world today. Annita, 15, got her start racing locally when she was 9 years old...

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Racing's off-season rejuvenates drivers

ATLANTA -- The last thing Kevin Harvick wants to do during his time away from the busy racing season is take a vacation.

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Nascar
Busch calls Las Vegas home

...we were in the shop every night after school was over and I had finished my homework. I think I wanted to be a race car driver the year I won my first late model race. I remember winning my first late model race and hearing the crowd roar and...

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Nascar
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...the Richmond International Raceway. Why don't you see more oddly-shaped speedways like Darlington? Newman: Race-car drivers don't design the racetracks. It's more about the guys that are spending the nickel. The guys that are spending...

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Getaway

Now Playing Synopsis: Washed-up race-car driver Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) puts the pedal to the metal to rescue his kidnapped wife, enlisting the aid of a brilliant young woman (Selena Gomez) to accomplish his treacherous mission as a malevolent stranger issues orders while monitoring Brent's every move via remote cameras affixed to his Shelby Cobra Mustang. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez, Jon Voight, Rebecca Budig, Paul Freeman, Bruce Payne Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

At Any Price (2013)

Now Playing Synopsis: The son of a prominent seed farmer defies his father's wishes to take over the family business by choosing to become a professional race-car driver in this earnest family drama from director Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo). Henry Whipple (Dennis Quaid) has worked hard to maintain his father's lucrative farming empire. But now, as Henry nears retirement, he plans to pass the business along to his beloved son Dean (Zac Efron). Meanwhile, the deeper Henry immerses himself in his work, the more detached he grows from his family. Later, as Dean rejects a life in agriculture for the thrill of the racetrack, the family business comes under fire during an investigation that could leave the entire clan in financial ruin. Kim Dickens, Heather Graham, and Clancy Brown co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens, Heather Graham, Clancy Brown Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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