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Charlotte ‘Back in My Day’

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 9, 2015, 11:19 a.m. When I was a boy, for some reason, races at Charlotte Motor Speedway were not often featured, via tape delay a week later, on ABC’s Wide World of Sports. I listened … Continue reading

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The Iceman Goeth

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:50 a.m. When I started writing about NASCAR, young drivers spoke the same way about Terry Labonte they later did about Mark Martin, though Labonte was fond of saying that he wasn’t old … Continue reading

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If the Tide Don’t Roll, the Eagle Goes to War

Clinton, S.C., Friday, May 2, 2014, 10:44 a.m. I can’t help but pine a little for Talladega Superspeedway. I went to every race there for 40 years. Now I’m on a three-race sane streak. In the 1990s, the place scared … Continue reading

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