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Waid’s World: Victory at Martinsville Was Special for Buddy Baker

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The next episode of The Scene Vault Podcast features a roundtable discussion with three long-time crewmen for, and friends of,  NASCAR Hall of Famer and former team owner Bud Moore — an American war hero who passed away in 2017. As usual, it was a very informative, lively and often hilarious discussion. As we’ve discovered on …

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Funeral Service Information for Buddy Baker Released

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Funeral service information has been released for former Sprint Cup Series driver and broadcaster Buddy Baker. Baker passed away on Monday at the age of 74 after a short battle with lung cancer. The funeral will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. at Avondale Presbyterian Church at 2821 Park Rd. in …

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Buddy Baker Diagnosed With Lung Cancer, Steps Away from SiriusXM Hosting Duties

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Buddy Baker announced late Tuesday evening that he will step away from SiriusXM NASCAR Radio effective immediately. The sad news comes as the former driver continues to battle with lung cancer. Baker, a driver turned broadcaster, has an extensive career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. His 35 years of racing experience resulted in 19 …

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