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Harvick Breeze Cools the Desert

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 9, 2018, 2:59 p.m. Kevin Harvick looks nothing like an elephant, and ISM (nee Phoenix) Raceway is ill described as a room, but all eyes are on the driver as NASCAR converges on the Valley … Continue reading

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Harvick Pours It On

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 5, 2018, 9:07 a.m. This is known of Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s a lesson that lingered for a week and shows no signs of abatement. It’s not Kevin Harvick’s job … Continue reading

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They Say They Know, but They Don’t

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:01 p.m. Well, what do you know? The Red Sox are hosting the Yankees on TV this afternoon. I think I’ll keep the game on until the Xfinity Series race in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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The Land of Hopes and Dreams

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 2, 2018, 9:40 a.m. Ooh, Las Vegas. Ain’t no place for no poor boy like me. Those are the words of the late Gram Parsons, a favorite songwriter of mine. He wrote another song, quite … Continue reading

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A Really Big Show

Sumter, South Carolina, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:37 p.m. This is my first use of this word in print ever. It was popular thirty years ago. I hated it the way I hate such modern redundant terms as “arguably” (i.e., … Continue reading

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Things Change

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 19, 2018, 9:29 a.m. When the Daytona 500 ends, the men and women there to describe it go into what can best be described as an assembly line. They process, decipher, and otherwise attempt to … Continue reading

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Photographs and Memories

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 17, 2018, 1:44 p.m. From 1993 through 2012, my home away from home was the NASCAR circuit. As the Daytona 500 thunders up on the horizon, it occurred to me that you might enjoy a … Continue reading

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Out and About

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 16, 2018, 8:22 a.m. Last night I was pleasantly surprised by the Can-Am Duel(s) in Daytona Beach. They were in Daytona Beach because there is no city in Florida merely named Daytona, but they were … Continue reading

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Silliness in the Lull

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m. The Advance Auto Parts Clash won’t be remembered for long without a quick glance at racing-reference.info. The name will only be remembered until the next time its name changes. Only for … Continue reading

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They Work Hard for Their Undisclosed Amount of Money

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 12, 2018, 10:08 a.m. The Winter Olympics is a passive source of interest for me. Since the Games started in PyeongChang, South Korea — it’s a county, not a city — they have basically served … Continue reading

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