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In NASCAR’s Land of Opportunity, Some Reveal Their True Faces

On Jan. 28, 2010 Felix Sabates took a swipe at an industry that made him rich. For years he took their money and shook their hand and smiled. Who could have ever known that he held such contempt for the American Auto Industry, its employees, or the way of life that it helped create? In statements that he later recanted he said,  "I mean, there's nobody left in Detroit other than the police and the unemployed. I'd cut Michigan off the schedule altogether. Michigan–I'm talking about the state–is never coming back to what it used to be, so why go there and throw good money after bad money?" When Detroit responded to his remarks with anger, he publicly apologized and stated he was just joking. But the rest of the remarks in that interview ...

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