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Remembering NASCAR commentator David Poole

One year ago, NASCAR writer and Sirius NASCAR radio host David Poole died of a heart attack.  Poole was the quintessential NASCAR beat reporter.  Always on top of a story for the Charlotte Observer , he was quick to share his opinion as well as his wit, particularly during press conferences, and ready to spar with anyone who dared to give Sirius NASCAR radio's The Morning Drive an opinion that differed from his own. Poole was a presence, a man of substance in size as well as knowledge of the sport.  When he was in the room, you knew it.  And you listened and paid attention to what he had to say. And did he ever have a lot to say, especially after that fateful Talladega race one year ago.  Poole, who had never been a...

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