For crew members Blake Ray and Mike Tam, NASCAR's support in the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy "hits a certain spot in your heart," writes Mark Ashenfelter.
The Virginia Tech massacre will forever change the landscape in the commonwealth. But the Hokie spirit will not be defined by this, Marty Smith writes, because it will persevere.
The Virginia Tech massacre is an American tragedy. For Virginia Tech graduates Darian Grubb, Brian Whitesell and Caleb Hurd, it hit even closer to home, writes Marty Smith.