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Spin the Black Circle: Avoid Jimmie Johnson?!?

Updated: May 9, 2007, 7:30 PM ET
By Christopher Harris | ESPN.com

You have to love Darlington.

Pretty, it ain't. This high-banked, 1.33-mile monstrosity is alternately known as the "Track Too Tough to Tame" and the "Lady in Black." It's not for the faint of heart, or rookies. Darlington's racing surface is old and cragged, so new tires get chewed into grip-free messes in just a few laps. Its corners are misleadingly abrupt, so drivers are constantly fighting tightness in their race cars, which results in them smacking the walls at the end of each turn, thus ...

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