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Passing of a Great Talent-Mickey Rooney Dies at 93

Checkered Flag and their family of new and used car dealerships are saddened to hear of the loss of a great All-American-Mr. Mickey Rooney.



Mickey Rooney dies; show-business career spanned a lifetime
By Valerie J. Nelson

Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93.

Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked by an often-turbulent personal life, died Sunday…
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Spring cleaning for your car



With the recent surprisingly pleasant weather we've been having lately, it seems like everyone is outside manicuring their lawns or detailing their rides.

Now, if this hands-on approach just isn't your style, you could always bring your vehicle in to any Checkered Flag maintenance location for a wash, wax, detailing, or all of the above!  And, no, you didn't…
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Honda Speed Record-On a Mower



Honda has done it, they finally did it.  They combined three of my favorite things in the world, gardening, speed and of course Honda engines.  It is really a toss-up as to which takes up the largest part of my heart, but combining all three definitely makes me smile.

Honda lay waste to world's fastest lawnmower record
By Chris Bruce…
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MINI Yachtsman just in time for summer fun!



Okay, Checkered Flag MINI fans, who wants one of these? Check out the newly released amphibious MINI Cooper Yachtsman!

NEW AMPHIBIOUS MINI COOPER YACHTSMAN TO LAUNCH IN NEW YORK... BESIDE THE HUDSON RIVER

Woodcliff Lake, NJ - April 1, 2012... MINI customers will be able to boldly go where no motorer has gone before when the all-new MINI Cooper Yachtsman makes its world…
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BMW M3 Pick-up Spy Photos



I knew it!
 
Last week I came across some pretty interesting pictures of an El Camino-styled BMW.  I came close to posting them here on this Checkered Flag blog, but thought, huh..this has to be a joke.  And guess what?  Thank goodness I don't believe everything I see.  This time, my intuition was right.
   
Check out the following out…
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