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Perdue returns to Southern Maryland for President's Cup hot rod race
Perdue returns to Southern Maryland for President's Cup hot rod race

Dawn Perdue has been following racing for as long as she can remember. When she was 9, Perdue watched a drag race with her father. Immediately after seeing a jet dragster go down the track, she turned to her father and told him her dream was to race in one. Perdue moved closer to that dream on her 16th birthday, when her parents bought her her first racecar, a Ford Pinto. Although she grew up in Pennsylvania near the Maryland border, Perdue's racing career blossomed in Cecil County and at Maryland International Raceway at Budds Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville. Perdue, 27, will return to her home track at Budds Creek tonight to compete in the International Hot Rod...

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