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It’s Christmas, No NASCAR, and I Am Obsessed

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 10:05 a.m. I guess all is not lost. Tyrone Power and Dana Andrews are about to depart aboard a submarine to fight the Nazis. The Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl will pit … Continue reading

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‘You show ’em, Spike!’

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 19, 2017, 11:37 a.m. The highlight was the boiled peanuts. Nonetheless, a lot went on over the weekend. For the second time in as many weeks, NASCAR’s Xfinity Series outshone its Monster Cup, or, it … Continue reading

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Same Old Stories, Time After Time

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, June 1, 2017, 9:53 a.m. On Sunday night (and into Monday morning), I sat in a box high above Charlotte Motor Speedway and wrote about the world’s longest stock car race. On Wednesday night, I sat … Continue reading

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When Monte Comes Driving Home Again, Hurrah! Hurrah!

Concord, North Carolina, Saturday, May 20, 2017, 3:12 p.m. I’m back, and it seems relatively normal. Naturally, media parking is farther away. That’s a given. Almost four and a half years later, I’m back at a speedway, the motor one … Continue reading

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The Two Chaps, Starring in ‘Another One of Them Dutton Deals’

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 13, 2017, 10:24 a.m. Every man has a lodestar. Most men have several. I have many, in part because I am my late father’s son. This isn’t the first time I’ve cited this favorite saying … Continue reading

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A Triumph of Persistence, Not Skill

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, July 16, 2016, 9:38 a.m. I have squandered an early rising. Damn that British Open. So far, I have sipped coffee, wished people happy birthday on Facebook, cooked breakfast, played lots of Hank Williams songs, and … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster in Daytona Beach

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:35 a.m. Sure. I watched the Can-Am Duel, which was dual because there were two, as there have been since there was a Daytona 500, which led to the commonly held opinion that … 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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Rain Flexes Its Michigan Muscles

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 15, 2015, 8:49 a.m. What are you going to do? The race at Michigan International Speedway may have quickened loans, but it didn’t quicken the pulse. It rained. Mother Nature cannot be stopped, only contained. … Continue reading

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Edwards the Overachiever

Clinton, S.C., Friday, June 27, 2014, 4:14 p.m. Take a look at the Sprint Cup point standings, and it’s hard to make a case that Carl Edwards’ team is off. He has two victories and is sixth in the rankings, … Continue reading

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