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Richmond Revisited: Who’s Been Hurt Worst by NASCAR’s 2013 Scandal at RIR?

It was a night that shall live in infamy in NASCAR. But now, as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prepares to make its first return to Richmond International Raceway since last fall's shameful debacle aimed at manipulating race results, a look back at what has transpired since for the key figures involved is in order. Who was left damaged the most by the incident that came to be known as SpinGate? Was it Clint Bowyer, who allegedly played the central role in the elaborate controversy? Was it his then-teammate at Michael Waltrip Racing, Martin Truex Jr.? Was it MWR itself? Perhaps the 40 or more employees MWR was forced to lay off as a result? Or was it possibly NASCAR, which handled the matter in a highly unusual and unprecedented manner? The an...

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