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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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Some Fine Cards Wound Up in the ‘Discard’ Pile

[cb_profit_poster Beer1] Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 10:38 a.m. Funny, but what watching Carl Edwards appear on “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson” prompted in me was a bit of remorse at the drivers who aren’t in the … Continue reading

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Fixing This Is Hard to Do

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m. What’s NASCAR going to do? I haven’t a clue. What makes it so hard to anticipate is that there are no parameters. Other sports have prescribed procedures. NASCAR has “actions detrimental … Continue reading

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Do They Owe Their Souls to the Company Store?

A recurring theme of the NASCAR season is the continuing impudence of the drivers. Mother NASCAR tried to raise these boys right. Now they’re all millionaires, and some of them are getting right uppity. They’ve forgotten where they came from. … Continue reading

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Outlandish in an Empire That’s Inlandish

For the first time in recorded history, and against all odds, this season may run its course with the lone race at Auto Club Speedway remembered as the highlight. It was a grand slam at what has often been a … Continue reading

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A Bit of Thunder in the Valley

One of the luxuries of writing without any deadline pressure – I watched the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway from the privacy and comfort of home – is the convenience of, oh, thinking things through before having to … Continue reading

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Denny the Whipping Boy

For the record, the First Amendment does not apply to race drivers*, at least not in relation to NASCAR. The amendment refers to the relationship between a citizen and his government. Employees do not, under the Constitution, have guaranteed free … Continue reading

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