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Shortly before he was found dead, Trickle called officers to tell them 'there would be a dead body and it would be his'

Motor Sport: Southern hell on wheels for the hill-billy heroes: The mean men and machines of the stock-car scene are a race apart from IndyCars. Jeremy Hart reports from Atlanta

IL LEONE meets The Intimidator. The British Lion versus Deep South hero. Brummie monosyllables and southern drawl. Nigel Mansell and Dale Earnhardt, moustachioed both, at loggerheads on America's walls of death could be the continuing story of Mansell's march through the ranks of racing American style.

Motor Racing: Mansell out of hospital

NIGEL MANSELL left hospital yesterday after suffering head and hip injuries in a crash during a touring car race at Donington Park on Sunday.

Motor Racing: Bailey opens account

JOHN CLELAND, the 1989 champion, and Julian Bailey scored convincing wins in rounds 10 and 11 respectively of the RAC British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill, Scotland, yesterday.

Sport: Where are they now? - Alan Jones

FROM his home base in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, the ample and outspoken Alan Jones, the 1980 Formula One world champion, is experiencing a rejuvenation of his motor-racing career on his forays around the country in the Australian Touring Car Championship. He is winning races for the first time in more than 10 years.

Style: Saturday Night: Losing track of money

ASK ANYONE about Wimbledon: it's all verdant centre court, strawberries and cream, millionaire athletes in white tracksuits. On the other side of the tracks is Plough Lane, once home of Wimbledon FC, the pub side that elbowed and nutted its way to the top, overwhelming mighty Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup Final.

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