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By David Martin
Editor 

GR racer competes at home for first time

 

Star photo by David Martin

Zac Taylor, a racer from Green River, sits in his 360 cubic-inch sprint car, preparing for a hot lap at the Sweetwater Speedway Friday evening. Taylor's love of racing originally started at the speedway.

The smell of fuel and an engine's roar can leave a lasting impression on a person.

That is what happened to Zac Taylor about 11 years ago when he and his family watched racing action at the Sweetwater County Speedway in Rock Springs. Zac's father, Terry, remembers the moment his son's fascination with racing began.

The Taylor family was in the pits at the Sweetwater County Speedway when Zac was about five years old. One of the racers, Casey Delp, invited Zac to look at his car. Terry said Zac's face lit up as he got a close look at the car. Afterward, Zac told his father he wanted to race....



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