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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s top drivers expose the Martinsville paperclip

The top five Chase drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week—Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch—talk about the 5.26-mile oval with 12 degree banking at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. The track is often called a paperclip because of its tight corners and long straight-aways, not typical of a half-mile track. The Tums Fast Relief 500, race six in the 10-race Chase to the Sprint Cup, commences this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. on ESPN.  This fast series includes comments by three of NASCAR’s most popular drivers—Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr.  The Chase for the Sprint Cup is at the halfway point and six of the 12 contenders ...

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