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Stories with person: Dave Barry
  • Connecticut boy becomes youngest competitor in NASCAR race 
    Updated: Jun-27-15 1:08 am

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - After all his painstaking anticipation, it was going to take a lot more than a last-place finish to detract from the exhilaration that North End Middle School eighth-grader Jake "Wild Child" Higginson felt after becoming the youngest competitor ever in a NASCAR-sanctioned race at Stafford Motor Speedway.