(RM) MORRISON , COLORADO–JULY 4TH–2008–A pair of cars burnout before their qualifying run at Bandimere Speedway Friday morning. Bandimere Speedway is celebrating it’s 50th year of drag racing on the quarter mile. THE DENVER POST/ ANDY CROSS

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(RM) MORRISON , COLORADO–JULY 4TH–2008–A pair of cars burnout before their qualifying run at Bandimere Speedway Friday morning. Bandimere Speedway is celebrating it’s 50th year of drag racing on the quarter mile. THE DENVER POST/ ANDY CROSS