Australian native Peter Murphy was a sprint car racer until a career-ending injury in a 2013 crash. Though he can no longer race, he remains active in the sport, lending his name and purse-raising skills to this weekend's fourth annual Peter Murphy Classic at Tulare's Thunderbowl Raceway. John Walker The Fresno Bee
Australian native Peter Murphy was a sprint car racer until a career-ending injury in a 2013 crash. Though he can no longer race, he remains active in the sport, lending his name and purse-raising skills to this weekend's fourth annual Peter Murphy Classic at Tulare's Thunderbowl Raceway. John Walker The Fresno Bee

Marek Warszawski

April 20, 2017 3:03 PM

Retired racer Peter Murphy keeps his name in the sprint car game

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