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When the Going Gets Tough …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, May 7, 2018, 9:48 a.m. Week in, week out, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch drive the fastest cars. Or they are the best drivers. It is undoubtedly a combination of the two. Others drift in and … Continue reading

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Spanning the Coast

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, October 1, 2015, 10:10 a.m. I don’t know what I’m doing. Okay, okay, people have said this about me before. I haven’t said it often, and when I did, it was generally way too late. But … Continue reading

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The Miles Used to Be More of a Monster

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, May 29, 2015, 2:46 p.m. From the first time I went there in the early 1990s, I liked Dover. It was Dover Downs back then, but now the downs are just where harness racing is held, … Continue reading

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Jeff Gordon Wins, and That’s All

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 28, 2014, 2:20 p.m. The Sprint Cup race – What was it? The Oscar’s Back Rub 400 or something? — at Dover (Delaware) International Speedway has begun. I didn’t watch much of the advance coverage. … Continue reading

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Underrated If There Is Such a Thing

Clinton, S.C., Friday, May 30, 2014, 5:10 p.m. I’ve been monitoring events at Dover International Speedway, which is to note that I have been writing and reading while the announcers prattle on. Like many NASCAR fans, I subconsciously measure how … Continue reading

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Smoke in the Mirror

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:06 p.m. At last, Stewart-Haas Racing answered the wake-up call, and when it rang, Tony Stewart bounced right up. He could have been excused for groping desperately for the “snooze button” and rolling back … Continue reading

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What I Like(d) About Dover

Clinton, S.C., Friday, May 31, 2013, 10:02 a.m. Timing probably has something to do with my love of Dover International Speedway. The first Sprint Cup weekend there falls each season after The Two Weeks of Charlotte. Drivers, owners and crewmen … Continue reading

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