Passion still fierce for a NASCAR great

Jack Roush has accomplished about everything he can as a Sprint Cup team owner … everything but a Daytona 500 title.

Updated: February 10, 2009, 2:23 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A framed, hand-drawn picture of a T-shirt sits on a desk in the office of Roush Fenway Racing president Geoff Smith. It was crafted during a board meeting as a nervous executive made a presentation and request for money.

The artist? Team owner Jack Roush.

Roush wanted something to commemorate the pit crew's performance in Matt Kenseth's 2002 win at North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham. He wanted it done quickly and into the marketplace before the next race.

"What ...

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