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MPM2Nite: TV Or Not TV and Other Rants

2014 Atlanta Cup Sunset Cia

(Photo: CIA Stock Photo, Inc. ©2014)

TV or not TV Whether it nobler in mind to suffer the slings and arrows Of outrageous TV demands…. Yes, there have already been a ton of tweets, nasty Facebook comments and articles written about the unsavory farce that was last Friday’s Cup qualifying session and I’ll get to that later. But there’s a lesser-discussed …

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MPM2Nite: Sliced Bread Redux

2014 Richmond Ii Cup Joey Logano Car Cia

Credit: CIA Stock Photography

There are few better ways to torpedo a young driver’s career than to make him ride into the big leagues aboard a wave of hype. Such was the case of one Joseph Thomas Logano out of Atlanta by way of Middletown Connecticut. Early success in some support series earned him some high profile endorsements labeling …

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MPM2Nite: Quick Notes On The Onset Of The Ice Age

2014 Atlanta Cup Tony Stewart Kurt Busch Cia

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Winter maintains its icy grip over a large swath of the nation including here in Guthriesville. I just wanted to clear some things off my mental desk before they find my coyote gnawed carcass here at Eyesore Acres in the spring. West Brandywine township workers are nailing up the “Wooly Mammoth Crossing” signs on the …

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MPM2Nite: The Circus Is Back In Town

2014 Daytona Ii Cup Pack Racing Cia

Photo: CIA Stock Photography

Editor’s Note: A legend returns. Please join our happy Frontstretch family in welcoming back Matt McLaughlin for a Mark Martin-like “limited schedule” of columns! This one runs on Tuesday but you never know when he might pop up.  Somewhere on the seedy side of Daytona, where the streets have no names, where vermin, two legged …

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