Tag Archives: Jimmie Johnson

A Loss of Character … and Characters

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 19, 2015, 12:55 a.m. One of the reasons I didn’t enjoy covering NASCAR as much in the final few seasons I was traveling with the circus was that it became so formal. More and more, … Continue reading

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The Beautiful People

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, June 4, 2015, 10:52 a.m. This morning was normal. I got up, took some medication, and got some coffee brewing. I checked email and social media. I fetched the coffee and sipped it thoughtfully. After a … Continue reading

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If Ever a Wonderful Wiz There Was …

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 8:21 a.m. The regular season is halfway done. In the summer, young men’s hearts turn to thoughts of … The Chase. As these next 13 races unfold, desperation will rise. The winless will … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects Number Two

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:15 p.m. I had a bit of a “Eureka moment” this morning. The racing at NASCAR’s intermediate tracks has fallen into disfavor, and I was wondering why. By intermediate track, I’m referring to … Continue reading

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What Mystery Awaits in Sin City?

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:45 p.m. Furman, which is where I went to college, just pulled off its second straight upset in the Southern Conference men’s basketball tournament. A part of me wants to take off for … Continue reading

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I Can But Sigh

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:20 a.m. NASCAR snuck up on me. I was busy enough that I sort of watched the weekend’s activities fresh. I went out to watch Presbyterian College’s opening baseball game – the Blue … Continue reading

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A Brand-New Wizard

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:04 a.m. Another NASCAR year is over. The Sprint Cup Series, by the miracle of the Etch a Sketch, has produced a new champion, Kevin Harvick, and it was a bit overdue. Harvick, … Continue reading

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