Quote of the Day

"It’s a joke for the race fans that a car runs five laps or 15 laps and parks."
-- SMI Chair & CEO Bruton Smith on “start-and-park” cars in NASCAR. (THE DAILY)
Wednesday January 23, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 93 Print This Issue

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