Indy racing legend Andy Granatelli passed away on Sunday in Santa Barbara, CA, due to congestive heart failure. He was 90. Granatelli was famous for his innovation in American open-wheel racing, kicking off his Indy career with an entry in the 1946 race. His creative streak didn't really kick off until the 1960s, though, when the Dallas, TX-born Granatelli began entering a series of wildly powerful supercharged Novi V8s in the Indianapolis 500. This was followed by the arrival of the (in)famous
A little Google surfing spat forth this little nugget. If you're into entering sweepstakes, you can register to win a new Dodge Charger R/T from Goody's Headache Powders. The ride will be finished to replicate a 1971 Richard Petty STP Charger, complete with the #43 on the doors and the Petty/Goody's anniversary logo on it, well, somewhere. Anyway, this might be even cooler to have than one of the modern takes on a "General Lee" Charger. Sadly, it's not an SRT8, but hey, it's free and it's got a
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