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WHAT HAPPENED THERE? “We blew another right front. It was a big hit and I lost my breath there for a minute so I had to collect my thoughts. I am disappointed. I have never in my entire life had a race car that good. It was so fast and so easy to drive. All the guys on this Farmland Ford Fusion did a great job and we just had a really great race car and we were here in Farmland’s headquarters and we were trying really hard to double their money to Harvesters Food Bank if we won but we were unable to do that, not from lack of effort. All the guys worked really hard all weekend and we had a spectacular car. I hate that it ends like this but I have always been told you have to give a few away before you can win one and I feel like we certainly gave one away today.”
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Sunday looked to be Aric Almirola’s day. He had a fast Farmland Ford all week at Kansas Speedway. He qualified fifth, putting him in the third row to start the Hollywood Casino 400. He had a dominant car that led the field for 69 laps, and all signs pointed to the possibility of him earning his first trip to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. But he would soon...
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The red and white paint scheme of Gwaltney returns to the No. 43 for...