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  • Former sprint car racer Peter Murphy on his career-ending accident

    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.

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

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

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Marek Warszawski

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General sports columnist Marek Warszawski doesn't follow the crowd or kowtow to popular opinion. He'll tell you exactly how he feels -- on a wide variety of subjects. Email: marekw@fresnobee.com. Twitter: @marekthebee. Phone: 559-441-6218.