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Robby Gordon bucking the system, making it work

At a time when mega-sponsors and superteams dominate the sport, lone-wolf owner and driver Robby Gordon is practically a throwback, writes Angelique S. Chengelis.

Updated: March 21, 2007, 3:54 PM ET
By Angelique Chengelis | ESPN.com

He has that tough-guy, Robert Conrad, I-dare-you-to-knock-this-battery-off-my-shoulder way about him.

He has a swagger. He has those squinty eyes that are so tough to read. And then there's the straight-line mouth that occasionally hints at a smile.

This is Robby Gordon, the lone-wolf racer-owner in the Nextel Cup series, who should appeal to anyone who has bucked the system and gone off on his or her own to establish a career.

"I am not a throwback," Gordon said, ...

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