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10-26-2016, 11:08 AM
“Outlaw” Sammy Swindell is born - Oct 26, 1955 - HISTORY.com (http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/outlaw-sammy-swindell-is-born)

On this day in 1955, Sammy Swindell, who becomes a star in the outlaw sport of sprint-car racing, is born in Germantown, Tennessee. In 1971, when he was just 15 years old, Swindell raced for the first time on a dirt track at the Riverside Speedway in Arkansas. Since he started dirt-track racing, Swidell has never finished a season outside the top 10.