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Updated: 08/20/2014 12:12:20PM

Venice father/daughter duo a racing rarity

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SUN PHOTO BY SCOTT LOCKWOOD
Venice residents Tim George (left) and Rebecca George sit with their sprint car racers. The father-daugher duo make for a rare combination racing some of the fastest cars that race on dirt.

SUN PHOTO BY SCOTT LOCKWOOD

Rebecca and Tim George are second and third-generation racers from Venice. Both race sprint cars at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton as well as other tracks around Florida.

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Venice resident Tim George powers his sprint car around East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton last month.

PHOTO BY MIKE HORNE/GO FAST PHOTOS

Rebecca George finds the groove in turn three during a practice run at East Bay earlier this year. George was the track's Sprint Car Rookie of the Year in 2012.

By SCOTT LOCKWOOD

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Throughout its long history, sprint car racing has always been one of the fastest, most exciting and one of the riskiest forms of racing on the planet.

It’s also been a place where the love of the sport trickles down through generations.

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