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They’ve Got Rhythm

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 19, 2018, 11:59 a.m. I found a bit of irony in the outcome of Saturday night’s Monster Energy Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee. Kyle Busch gets lusty responses when he is introduced twice yearly to … Continue reading

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In and Out, Up and Down, Left and Right …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 29, 2015, 10:29 a.m. A few observations from Kyle Busch’s victory in Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, the road course in California’s Wine Country: The chief question raised by the weekend is whether or … Continue reading

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Trying to Reason with the Season to Date

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:42 p.m. NASCAR has gotten quite a bit more complicated over the past few weeks. From the very beginning, the Sprint Cup season has been marked by the unexpected, but not in the … 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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Bee Gees, Bee Bees, Other Silliness …

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, March 30, 2014, 9:28 a.m. I started a blog, which started the whole world … blogging. I’m sure you all remember the early Bee Gees hit. Bee Gees stood for Brothers Gibb. That’s why I’ve sometimes called … Continue reading

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Harvick: Ordeal and Triumph

[cb_profit_poster Beer2]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 7, 2013, 9:52 a.m. The places – Joliet, Dover, Loudon, Kansas City, Charlotte – change along with the shapes and distances, but much like the greater season, even the Chase boils down to a 10-week … Continue reading

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The Night the Lights Stayed On in Georgia

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 2, 2013, 11:04 a.m. I feel a little left out on Labor Day this year. Does “labor” entail getting paid? Or is it just the actual work? Just to combat the angst, I’m going out … Continue reading

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Writing on the Race at the Worst Possible Time

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:53 p.m. Here it is again, the Pure Michigan 400 beckoning, and me struggling to come up with something that might amuse, inform or entertain you. Two out of three wouldn’t be bad. I’d … Continue reading

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Consider the Old-Fashioned Way

[cb_profit_poster Speak1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, August 11, 2013, 8:48 a.m. Before I write a chapter in one of my novels, I need what I call “mulling time.” I’ve got my outline. I know the direction I’m headed. I need to contemplate … Continue reading

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God Knows, But I Don’t

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, August 4, 2013, 12:19 p.m. It’s Jeff Gordon’s 42nd birthday and Kurt Busch’s 35th, so if the GoBowling.com 400 is decided on the basis of totally irrational happenstance, and if a man’s birthday really is magical or … Continue reading

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