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Fran, left, and Pam Hauber were on the racetrack again this summer, Pam as crew chief and Fran behind the wheel of the modified Pinto. He's Mod 4 points champ on the Bemidji Speedway. (Anna Erickson/Enterprise)

Park Rapids racing team earning points on the track

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Motorists cruising down Stevens Avenue in Park Rapids are likely to do a double take at the 4th Street intersection.

Sitting in Fran and Pam Hauber's garage is a colorful, re-constituted Pinto, the Mod 4 (modified four-cylinder) earning points on the racetrack.


"I never thought I'd be driving one of these," Fran said, grinning. (The Ford subcompact earned a sooty reputation for erupting in flames when rear-ended.)

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