Title defense off to bumpy start
Winning the Winston Cup championship can seem at times like building a house.
You lay the foundation, slowly raise the walls and finally, when you are crowned champ, you move in to a rather classy abode in a select neighborhood. Call it Champion's Row.
Tony Stewart accomplished all that last year by winning his first Winston Cup title. But when it came time to add on to his championship house in 2003 and make room for many more title trophies to come, Stewart's plans were delayed ...
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