January 11, 2011
Photo by Daniel Kay
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He’s the youngest driver who ever won the jewel of NASCAR racing. You wondered if he’d be late for his Boy Scout meeting. You also wondered if he’d ever wipe that boyish grin off his face. You also wondered how the oldest race team owner in NASCAR ever trusted his car to a kid just one day removed from his teens.
That’s “south” as in southpaw, referring to “the left,” having nothing to do with politics. Now, having dragged you that far, I’m compelled to complete this wanderlust.
“Signing Day A Huge Success” was the headline, and the first thought that leaped across my mind was (1) who decides, since not one kid has played a down in college, and (2) what makes a ‘signing’ a success, and (3) signing for what?