Augusta National might be the reason that the Masters is a "tradition like not other," but Darlington Raceway is stock car racing's own version of a historic crown jewel.
Mark Martin is 0-for-25. Bobby Labonte is 0-for-17. Tony Stewart is 0-for-11. Some of the greatest drivers in NASCAR have never visited Victory Lane at the Daytona 500.
The list of Brickyard winners is a veritable Who's Who of NASCAR. Then again, so is the list of drivers and owners who have yet to kiss the famed bricks at Indy.
Keep an eye on Bobby Labonte. He may not challenge Jimmie and Carl for a Cup title, but don't be surprised to see him in Victory Lane.
Petty Enterprises has talked comeback for so long, it's hard to believe it will ever happen. This time it might, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Bobby Hamilton was standing on pit road and Jimmy Spencer was celebrating in Victory Lane. Then they switched positions.