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Daytona 500 Monkey Has Been Spotted, So Whose Back Is He on Now?

The Daytona 500. It is THE Big One. It's the "Super Bowl" of racing. You win it, you are immortalized in the racing community. Even if it's all you ever win. Derrike Cope, Tiny Lund, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman, Dale Earnhardt Jr, etc. will always be Daytona 500 Champions. The opposite is true if you do not win it. This race can turn great champions into frustrated, surly, old men. After a while it gets tough carrying a monkey on your back for months. From the day the season ends, all attention turns to Daytona. And that's when the monkey takes its perch. For it won't be too long until the driver with the monkey will be in Daytona to test a new set of wheels or come for some promotional deal, and he will hear the question: "Is this the year...

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