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Saturday, July 15, 2006

The need for speed


She's a racecar driver with a need for speed. She circles the track at more than 100 miles per hour. People want her autograph.

And 13-year-old Tayla Orleans is too young to drive herself home from races.

The Wrentham teenager is the youngest racer and the only girl in the Allison Legacy North Race Series, a kind of minor league of car racing that has sent some drivers to the big leagues -- NASCAR.

Read more about Tayla in tomorrow's Globe West.

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