Notable auto racing deaths

POSTED: 09:25 AM PDT Oct 17, 2011    UPDATED: 11:21 AM PDT Mar 12, 2012 

Following the tragic death of Kevin Ward Jr., take a look back at other auto racers lost through the years.

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Dirt track racer Kevin Ward Jr., 20, died Saturday night after being hit by NASCAR racer Tony Stewart at the Empire Super Sprints series event at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. Take a look back at other notable auto racing deaths through the years.

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