Originally posted on Frontstretch  |  Last updated 10/24/11
(For each of the 36 races during the 2011 Sprint Cup season, TUMS will provide a brief historical recap of a moment when a team fought back to overcome an obstacle, one that can easily be described as a TUMS “Fights Back Fast” Moment. This week, the focus is on Martinsville Speedway).   DARRELL WALTRIP USES ‘BUMP’ FOR MARTINSVILLE VICTORY               The date was Sept. 20, 1987. Determined to win at a track where he had dominated year after year, Darrell Waltrip fought back from being a lap down and virtually out of the hunt for the victory with 25 laps remaining to win the Goody’s 500 at Martinsville Speedway. NOTE:  TUMS is the sponsor of the TUMS Fast Relief 500, the seventh race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, at Martinsville Speedway on October 30.             On lap 479 of the 500-lap event, race leader Dale Earnhardt pitted for fuel. The stop took just 4.5 seconds, but it was enough time for Waltrip to return to the lead lap.  With seven laps remaining, th
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