NASCAR NEXTEL CUP DODGE CHARGER 500 AT DARLINGTON RACEWAY
Race car drivers Michael Waltrip, left, and Clint Bowyer talk on pit road as they await NASCAR Dodge Charger 500 qualifying at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C. on May 12, 2006. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)
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