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October 11, 2011
Driver gets unusual memorial at Infineon: 40 'doughnuts'

Sacramento driver Darrell Dean Conner, who died Aug. 27 from cancer, will be memorialized Wednesday at Sonoma's Infineon Raceway with a unique event: 40 "drift" racers will perform "doughnuts" in the main paddock simultaneously.

The doughnut demonstration is a warm-up for an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records mark for simultaneously spinning cars - 57. The track scheduled its official record-breaking try for March.

An avid racer and drifter, Conner, 26, will be remembered by family, friends and fellow car club members throughout the evening.

Called "Sonoma Drift," the event starts at 4 p.m. and is open to the public. Admission is $10 for spectators. For more details, click on www.infineonraceway.com/sonomadrift or call (800) 870-7223.

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