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It’s the World Gone Crazy

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 17, 2018, 9:31 a.m. Having no Monster Energy Cup race on Father’s Day seems strange. For many years, Father’s Day was considered to be a prime NASCAR date, not as prestigious as the weekends of … Continue reading

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Just Drinkin’ in the Rain

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 11, 2018, 11:30 a.m. It’s almost never a positive when an automobile race falls short of the scheduled distance, but Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 (266) wasn’t without its tactical amusements. Clint Bowyer and crew chief … Continue reading

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Runaways … Run, Run, Run, Run … Runaways

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 4, 2018, 10:44 a.m. This occurred to me even before the Pocono 400 started. Martin Truex Jr.’s victory just underscored it. As in 2017, a recurring pattern has emerged. The one this year is something … Continue reading

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A Voter’s Got a Right to … Vote

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, May 25, 2018, 10:47 a.m. Today’s world is one of absolutes. Most people don’t seem to believe in the right of anyone else’s opinion. They want to limit everything. This week the NASCAR Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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I Guess I Boarded the Rollercoaster

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, May 20, 2018, 10:13 a.m. Never have I more needed a night’s sleep to consider a stock car race. Naturally, I didn’t sleep well. I awakened at 6:30, and, when I yanked at the covers with … Continue reading

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‘Those Who Cannot Change their Minds Cannot Change Anything’*

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, May 13, 2018, 10:43 a.m. On Saturday night in the plains of Kansas, a rousing Monster Energy NASCAR Cup conclusion provided an ornate exclamation point to what had been heretofore uneventful. Several times before the KC … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, May 7, 2018, 9:48 a.m. Week in, week out, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch drive the fastest cars. Or they are the best drivers. It is undoubtedly a combination of the two. Others drift in and … Continue reading

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Logano’s Turn to Be a Talladega Genius

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 30, 2018, 12:16 p.m. Talladega Superspeedway is a moving target in several ways. Metaphors proliferate. A parking lot going 200 miles an hour. High-speed chess. High-speed Tetris. High speed, for sure. After Joey Logano broke … Continue reading

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Hail the Conquering Hero

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, April 22, 11:15 a.m. Kyle Busch may be a flawed hero, but, at the moment, he’s the only hope. That may be a consequence of immediacy, which seems to be all that matters anymore. In the … Continue reading

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Watch What You Ask for: Kyle Busch Might Just Get It

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 10:01 a.m. Kyle Busch wins a lot, particularly at Bristol Motor Speedway. Monday’s rain-postponed conclusion of the Food City 500 gave a unique flavor to his seventh BMS triumph. Neither Kyle nor his … Continue reading

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