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Potts’s Shots: NASCAR Odds ‘N’ Ends From Michigan… & Beyond

One of the best comments of the day at Michigan came from Mike Ford, Denny Hamlin’s crew chief, when NASCAR threw that last debris caution as he was running away with less than 20 laps left. As one of our staff members who was at the track and listening to a scanner reported, Ford said, “That’s what a nine-second lead will get you.”

Potts’s Shots: Practice Makes Perfect for Kevin Harvick

A couple of words in S.D. Grady’s weekly commentary got my attention this week. As a foreword, I always read her commentary because I love that perspective. My position as a race official, most often as a flagman, was somewhere between the fan’s view and that of a competitor, and I always identified with what …

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