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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Sahuarita High School grad R.C. Whitwell ('03) finished a fabulous week at the National Dirt Racing League's Winter Extreme with a sixth place finish in the Super Late Model Series event Sunday night at the Tucson International Raceway.

Whitwell competing against bigger teams with bigger budgets won the top division's race last Saturday night and then followed that with a fifth place finish on Night #2.

Whitwell come from a racing family. His grandfather is in the Arizona Motorsports Hall of Fame. R.C. started racing go-karts about 20 years ago.

He took home $5,750 in pursue money for the week.

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