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Prelude all-stars put on memorable show on Eldora dirt

They'll be racing at Pocono this weekend, but they'll be talking about Wednesday night's benefit race at Eldora Speedway. The Cup stars had that much fun, writes John Schwarb.

Updated: June 7, 2007, 11:09 AM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

ROSSBURG, Ohio -- After his first hot-laps session, Jeff Gordon emerged from his dirt late-model car and briefed his crew.

The car was giving him fits. It was too loose coming out of the corners, going there when he wanted it here, and so on as he showed with hands on an imaginary steering wheel, working like crazy.

On an average Nextel Cup weekend, he would have been upset, concerned. But not Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway.

"That thing's fun," Gordon said, laughing. ...

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