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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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Spanning the Racing Globe

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, May 24, 2014, 1:56 p.m. I guess I’m getting ready for the great Memorial Day festival of racing. Last night I played a decent set of music at the local Mexican joint. This morning I wrote 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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So Far, So … Spectacular

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 24, 2014, 9:48 a.m. As the laps wound down at Auto Club Speedway, rookie Kyle Larson made a valiant run on Kyle Busch. Of course, no one thought he could catch him. Maybe a few. A … Continue reading

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In It for the Tweets and Blogs

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, February 22, 2014, 4:49 p.m. The Daytona 500 is tomorrow. Surely I should blog. For NASCAR fans, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. There’ll be comings and goings and crashes and towings, D.W.’s good cheeeerrrrr … Continue reading

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Don’t Pin All Your Hopes on Daytona

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 5:31 p.m. I’m going to make a few random observations about NASCAR, the reason being that, at this point of the year, I don’t have many opinions that are fully formed. The baseball … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Jimmie

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:09 a.m. Jimmie Johnson’s sixth Sprint Cup Series championship, now all but a fait accompli, will be analyzed and celebrated in all the same ways it was ballyhooed five times before. What might … Continue reading

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It’s High Noon, and Each Guy Gets Three Shots

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 28, 2013, 12:01 p.m. The Chase for the Sprint Cup isn’t mathematically down to a two-man race, but, mathematically, that’s the way to bet. Then again, one would not bet on Jimmie Johnson and Matt … 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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