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Jeff Gordon

Commentary: Is NASCAR 'cool' again?

If you don't mind, I'm going to vent a little bit about a pretty conflicted relationship I've been in over the last few years. I used to have a friend who none of my other buddies liked or understood. In fact, some of them even made fun of me for it. Being seen in this friend's company would probably have lost me some social standing growing up, not to mention the fact we could only hang out on Sundays for the most part. Finally, our differences became too great, and I had to cut ties with my friend. Things were getting stale, and I had better things on my agenda than to sit around and do the same thing over and over again for what felt like 500 miles. Lately...