Tag Archives: Jeff Gordon

I Can But Sigh

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:20 a.m. NASCAR snuck up on me. I was busy enough that I sort of watched the weekend’s activities fresh. I went out to watch Presbyterian College’s opening baseball game – the Blue … Continue reading

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Lewis Carroll, the Father of NASCAR

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:18 p.m. Bizarro World is back. Famous people did not say the following: Just when they thought it was safe enough to go back [near] the water … I belong to no organized … Continue reading

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When To Say When

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, January 23, 2015, 5:02 p.m. I’ve had a day to ruminate since word arrived that Jeff Gordon was winding down his NASCAR career. On Thursday morning, I got up early and wrote a blog, and then, … Continue reading

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Chase of Fools

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:18 a.m. Okay, first things first. As to the sordid affair that occurred last night after the race in No Limits, Texas, let’s make a few points A number of observers believe a … 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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Michigan by the Minutes

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:52 p.m. I was almost completely separate from NASCAR on Saturday. I talked a bit about it while signing books in Virginia and watching baseball in North Carolina. On the way between the … Continue reading

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Jeff, Ingrid & the Kids Came in Handy

Clinton, S.C., Monday, July 28, 2014, 1:20 p.m. Jeff Gordon, bless his soon-to-be-forty-three-year-old heart, didn’t save the day, but he and his lovely wife and precocious children sure did warm up the boredom and make it fuzzy. Age gives a … Continue reading

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In the Merry, Merry Month of May

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:27 a.m. The Five-Hour Energy Drink 400, which almost required the full range of the stimulating beverage, was important for two reasons. If the Sprint Cup points leader is winless when the Chase commences, … Continue reading

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The Gravy’s Great, But It Gets Too Much Attention

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:25 a.m. Baseball players refer to the big leagues as “the show.” Old men look back warmly to “having a cup of coffee in the bigs,” which means they made it but not for … Continue reading

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