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Drag racing team owner Don Schumacher has surgery for skin cancer
Drag racing team owner Don Schumacher has surgery for skin cancer

Don Schumacher, one of the most successful team owners in NHRA drag racing, had surgery Wednesday to treat a form of skin cancer, his team said. Schumacher, 70, had the procedure at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after the cancer -- Stage 1 squamous cell carcinoma -- was discovered during his annual checkup there last week. "I will beat this," Schumacher said in a statement before the surgery. "Finding this early is the key." His checkup occurred just days after his team, Don Schumacher Racing, won the championships in the two most prestigious classes of National Hot Rod Assn. drag racing at the season finale in Pomona. Schumacher's son, Tony...

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