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Beyond the Cockpit: Max Papis on Rolex, 2011 Truck Series Transition

Max Papis has had success in multiple disciplines of motorsports over the past two decades. He started as an open-wheel racer in Europe, eventually progressing through the karting ranks and into the lesser categories of open-wheel racing. Eventually, in 1995 Papis made his World Championship debut for the Footwork/Arrows Hart team, driving seven races in …

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Talking NASCAR TV: FOX Unveils New Look, But Old Issues Must Be Solved For ’11

Hello, race fans. We’re back for another full season of critiquing, complimenting, ranting and suggesting here at Talking NASCAR TV. If only new races could bring perfect health; at the moment, I’m not feeling 100% since I’ve come down with a slight cold. It’s bad enough I’m spending winter with the flu; what’s worse was …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Bill Lester on Grand-Am Goals & NASCAR Dreams

Bill Lester was a latecomer to professional racing, working in the corporate world until deciding to go racing in his 30s. Since then, he has competed in multiple different series and in multiple different types of cars and trucks. He became the first African-American to ever start a race in the now-Nationwide Series when he …

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