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Brock Yates, car writer and Cannonball Run creator, dies at 82

Legendary automotive journalist Brock Yates died yesterday at the age of 82 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Yates' love for cars helped him attain fame beyond the pages of Car and Driver magazine. He created the Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, better known as the Cannonball Run, and wrote a screenplay based on...
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