DICK TRICKLE IS NOT DEAD

Nothing beats a Dick Trickle sighting. The retired driver's name was invoked by Southern 500 champ Mark Martin on Saturday, writes The Virginian-Pilot's Dustin Long.Martin said, "Dick Trickle told me back in 1977 something that kind of irritated me. He told me, 'In order to finish first, first you must finish.' What's that tell you? He wouldn't have told me that if I hadn't been wrecking. I was a young man and I was in the gas and I was knocking front clips off. He told me that and that' ...

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