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In The Pits: What makes a great race?

Updated: March 18, 2013, 5:20 PM ET
Associated Press

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By JENNA FRYER

AP Auto Racing Writer

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- It was a simple question asked the day before the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway that started a debate: "Who won the last race here?"

The answer: "I don't know, but Tony Stewart threw his helmet at Matt Kenseth."

The fact that Denny Hamlin's victory last August was obscured by Stewart's burst of anger proved once again that drama almost always overshadows the actual racing. Especially ...

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