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Brock Yates, wrote hit film 'The Cannonball Run,' dies at 82

Brock Yates, a longtime auto racing journalist who helped launch the popular and off-beat Cannonball Run races in the early 1970s and wrote the hit movie of the same name, … Click to Continue »
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