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Martin Truex Knows ‘The Flow’

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 8, 2015, 8:49 a.m. If you can’t get a good race, get a good story. And try, try again. Kind of like Martin Truex Jr. Among the thousand or so words Truex said after winning … Continue reading

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Where He, and We, Always Wanted Him to Be

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:45 a.m. Today I awakened thinking of Dale Earnhardt Jr. What a surprise, huh? He just won his third race of the season and swept the summer’s two races at Pocono. Each week’s … Continue reading

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A Big, Square Piece of Something

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, June 8, 2014, 6:27 p.m. What goes around comes around. It all evens out. Sometimes you win; sometimes you lose. Goodtime Brad’s got the blues. A big, square piece of something cost Brad Keselowski the Sprint Cup … Continue reading

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God Knows, But I Don’t

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, August 4, 2013, 12:19 p.m. It’s Jeff Gordon’s 42nd birthday and Kurt Busch’s 35th, so if the GoBowling.com 400 is decided on the basis of totally irrational happenstance, and if a man’s birthday really is magical or … Continue reading

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One Indian Name, and One that Isn’t

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, August 3, 2013, 12:59 p.m. I always thought Daytona was the coolest name. It sort of sounded fast. It epitomized speed, but I never thought about it much until one time when I was driving down there … Continue reading

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All Others Eat Johnson’s Dust

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, June 9, 2013, 6:32 p.m. At one point, I tweeted that the first of two Pocono Raceway stops on the Sprint Cup Series should have been known as the Maybe Jimmie Will Screw Up Again 400 Presented … Continue reading

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