JIMMIE JOHNSON IS SUPERMAN

OK, so I was half-right before the season began. I said there would be a “drive for five” -- I just picked the wrong guy. There never will be any convincing some detractors, but with what he accomplished in 2010, Jimmie Johnson added more proof that he is the greatest driver of our era, worthy of the moniker bestowed upon him him by Mark Martin, a driver who’s raced a few greats and should know. Yes, Jimmie Johnson is, indeed, Superman.With five NASCAR Cup titles, Johnson trail ...

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RICHIE EVANS GONE 25 YEARS

Where were you on Oct. 24, 1985? I can recall my entire day. Racers with a connection to NASCAR’s Modified division could probably tell you the same thing.I was in high school and came home in the late afternoon after football practice. I was in my room when my dad called down the hallway to “come here. A racer had died.”My father was watching our local news broadcast on television. By the time I walked to where I could see, a commercial break had already begun. Dad said they h ...

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