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Jeff Byrd 500 a fitting tribute to the man

Updated: March 19, 2011, 1:59 PM ET
By Ed Hinton | ESPN.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- This happened in the wee hours of a Sunday morning, the massive parking lots of Bristol Motor Speedway almost empty and even the campgrounds quieting, the campers coming down off the adrenalin rush of the notorious night race.

A single golf cart was moving methodically in the dark, stopping at each gaggle of stragglers, the driver issuing the same simple message to the people: "Y'all, we're sorry."

This was Jeff Byrd, the track president, ...

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