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A Diamond Off the Old Block

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10:24 a.m. I started attending races at Darlington Raceway in 1970 – and stopped in 2013 – but the first time I wrote about one was the CRC Chemicals Rebel 500 in 1981. Darrell … Continue reading

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Who’ll Stop the Rain?

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, April 6, 2014, 9:45 a.m. It’s raining in Texas. It’s cloudy here and is supposed to rain tomorrow. That’s the news, sports fans. Texas Motor Speedway has lights, which could make this yet another long day’s journey … Continue reading

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A Trip Back in NASCAR

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:29 a.m. Bill McGuire and I used to cover some NASCAR races together, and I’m a fan of his “Mac’s Motor City Garage” website. Today he posted a video of 1963 Daytona 500 coverage … Continue reading

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Fear & Loathing In The Aisles

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 1:30 p.m. We got our 30 minutes of snow today, which was great because that gave everyone a chance to observe the tradition of racing to the supermarket for bread. There was, of … Continue reading

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Great Is Established; Greatest Is Premature

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, November 18, 2013, 1:38 p.m. One day, NASCAR fans will stop quibbling about Jimmie Johnson. They won’t be able to withstand the sheer weight of Sprint Cup championships. It’s already subsiding, though the detractors remain. He … Continue reading

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Madcap Antics by Me and the Red Sox

[cb_profit_poster Guitar2]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 14, 2013, 10:03 a.m. It was a duty, perhaps even an honor, for the president of the student body to make announcements over “the intercom” twice a day, at the end of third and fifth … Continue reading

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