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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Fast World of Davids vs. Goliaths, Titans vs. Mother Nature

Sunday’s epic 499-mile race on the 2.66-mile tri-oval at Talladega Superspeedway was a complex mix of multi-car crashes, rain delays and high-tech machinery.It took two Davids to beat NASCAR Goliaths, and it took several Air-Titans to tame Mother Nature.Owing to a green-white-checker finish, the Aaron’s 499, a 188-lap race, took 192 laps (about 510 miles) to complete.During the final laps, teammates David Ragan and David Gilliland surged from the hungry pack of Gen-6 stock cars to claim first and second place at the start-finish line. Both are members of Front Row Motorsports, a small three-car NASCAR Sprint Cup team.Winner David Regan was quick to make an ancient comparison.“This is a true David vs. Goliath moment here,&r...

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