Originally posted on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 5/6/13
David Ragan, driver of the #34 Farm Rich Ford, performs a burnout in celebration of winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images. By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical For the majority of Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, it looked like a representative from one of the big-three race teams (Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing and Roush-Fenway Racing) would go on to celebrate in victory lane. Matt Kenseth led a race-high 142 laps, and Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson looked to have the race in their hands in the closing laps. However after a long, wild day that included everything from fire to tons of rain — it was an underdog who was lighting up his tires in celebration after 510.72 miles of racing. It was a reminder that sometimes the size of your check book doesn’t always lead to great results. Often in racing it’s determination and luck that have a
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