15-year-old driver overcomes traumatic crash to race again

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Dora, Ala. (WIAT) — Jo Jo Wilkinson has been racing since she was just nine years old, her accomplishments on the track are impressive.  She’s the youngest female to win a late model race in history, she did at age 14. 

But Friday at Sayre Speedway just outside of Dora, Ala. Wilkinson faced her toughest test to date, returning to the sport she loves after a traumatic wreck that left her with broken bones, and a concussion less than two months ago.

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