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The Season Is Off to a Typically Absurd Start

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:44 a.m. Five races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, it seems worse than it is. For instance, it seems like the same driver wins every week, when, in fact, four different drivers … Continue reading

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Fame and Fortune and Fate

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 20, 2015, 11:38 a.m. I’m digesting the results of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel(s). And breakfast. The link sausage I bought at Sam’s Club is tasty. I’m delighted David Ragan made the Daytona 500. His was … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Brother

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 31, 2014, 8:36 a.m. While perusing the overnight emails, looking for some words to wrap a blog around, these words of Gene Haas advanced to the fore. The co-owner of Kurt Busch’s triumphant Chevy gave the … Continue reading

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In It for the Tweets and Blogs

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, February 22, 2014, 4:49 p.m. The Daytona 500 is tomorrow. Surely I should blog. For NASCAR fans, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. There’ll be comings and goings and crashes and towings, D.W.’s good cheeeerrrrr … Continue reading

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The Jokes Are Biting This Rainy Morning

Clinton, S.C., Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:12 a.m. Down the stretch! During the 20 years I spent Februarys in Daytona Beach, it was always a gathering storm even though it seldom rained. For several years, I was down there for … Continue reading

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I Hate ‘Meeces’ to Pieces

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 8:45 a.m. Most mornings I take a quick glance at numbers measuring the activity at montedutton.com, Twitter and Facebook. I try not to let that influence what I post. The principal effect isn’t “they … Continue reading

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Don’t Pin All Your Hopes on Daytona

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 5:31 p.m. I’m going to make a few random observations about NASCAR, the reason being that, at this point of the year, I don’t have many opinions that are fully formed. The baseball … Continue reading

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One Indian Name, and One that Isn’t

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, August 3, 2013, 12:59 p.m. I always thought Daytona was the coolest name. It sort of sounded fast. It epitomized speed, but I never thought about it much until one time when I was driving down there … Continue reading

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There’s Racing, and Then There’s Passing

I’ve been up about three hours now. I’ve had a cup of coffee, gone through the social media feeds, checked the old email and fixed breakfast. I’ve played a few songs on the guitar and talked over the Crown Royal … Continue reading

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How NASCAR Imitates Facebook (and Twitter, Even)

Clinton, S.C., Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:12 p.m. NASCAR is getting more and more like Facebook. There, I’ve written it, and in a size suitable for posting. This occurred to me this morning while filling out forms, perusing social media … Continue reading

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