Where's the Big Brown Truck?
Remember those uncomfortable days of the dance unit in gym class?Â Hoping like crazy you didnâ€™t get that guy that hadnâ€™t discovered the joys of deodorant yet?Â Yeah, me too.
The ants go marching two by two, hurrah....
While I wasnâ€™t a fan of the big pack, disaster-waiting-to-happen racing in the past years,Â Â Iâ€™m not sure that the 2-man draft is any better.Â Each driver needs to make sure he has his â€œdance partnerâ€.Â This would be the one driver that you trust to push or be pushed through 160 laps of 200MPH.Â In the 4 car teams, this is seemingly an easy decision, but what happens to the one car teams?Â They become that stinky guy in gym class that no one wants to dance with.
It seems that Trevor Bayne hasnâ€™t quite gotten off the roller coaster that this season has become just yet.Â The poor kid was so excited to head back to Daytona, the site of his amazing win at the 500 in February.Â There was a lot of talk about Bayne being able to repeat as he qualified well and had a strong car all weekend.Â Â Unfortunately, the repeat of the Cinderella story was not meant to be.Â Trevor had that issue of being the one car team that didnâ€™t have a partner.Â He started outside pole, but had to drop back to the mess around 20th to try to find a dance partner.Â He hooked up with Brad Keselowski, and ended up getting turned.Â The chance at the repeat was done on lap 5.
But, we did have our Cinderella story.
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