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Italian driver Teo Fabi on Indy-style, closed-track racing: ''It looks so easy, but driving the ovals is not as easy as it appears. You have to contend with traffic almost all the time, the speeds are constantly high, and you must maintain your concentration for such a long period.''

Joe DiMaggio, whose baseball feat of hitting safely in 56 consecutive games is still a major league record: '' During my streak, I got 91 hits, not one of which was a bunt. The way kids run today, they should be able to leg out more hits than I ever dreamed of. Yet the record stands.''

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