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Will NASCAR Get Some Much-Needed Diversity in Victory Lane After Martinsville?

What in the wide, wide world of Pettys, Allisons and Earnhardts is going on at Martinsville Speedway? The quaint little paperclip in the Virginia hills is to NASCAR as Primitive Weapons Season is to deer hunting. In a sport that prefers to gallop into the future, Martinsville is a trip back in time in which rough-hewn graduates of the school of hard racing knocks enforce their iron will on unsuspecting novices. On the surface, Kyle Busch's victory was business as usual, but Sunday's STP 500 victory was the 30-year-old Sprint Cup champion's first at tiny, flat, demanding Martinsville. It occurred one day after his first Camping World Truck Series win on the .526-mile layout. "I think the biggest thing about Martinsville is the amount of off...

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