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Benny Parsons dead at 65... :(

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by diesel4me, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Just read the sad news about Benny Parsons passing..a Nascar legend that was "too nice to be a race car driver",according to one friend who knew him well..I remember watching him race as a kid...he died of complications from lung cancer...

    R.I.P. Benny....:(
     
  2. 76zimmer

    76zimmer Flyin Rat Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    He was One of the best things about Smashcar.:bow: :bow:
     
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    I didn't much like him as a commentator. I'm too young to know him as a driver


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    Just read up on him a little. He had a pretty respectable career. Too bad, seems like there aren't many classy champions anymore.
     
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    he seemed like a super guy.


    on tha same note did you see that Bobby Hamilton died a couple weeks ago of brain cancer.
     
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    That's sad.. I didn't care for his commentating style, but he was a good guy.
     
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    This is sad news, his last broadcast he looked and sounded good, and said his cancer was in remission.

    RIP
     
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    76zimmer Flyin Rat Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I remember watching them on the wide world or sports...with Allison, Petty, Pearson, etc. etc.
    Actually racing stock bodies....imagine that.
     
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    Damn; That's two in one week :eek1: :( .
     

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