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Once-dominant Wood Brothers yearning for success of yesteryear

They were one of the dominant teams of the era. Now Wood Brothers Racing is lucky just to make the 43-car field. What happened?

Updated: April 2, 2008, 11:21 AM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Eddie Wood was beside himself when he arrived at Martinsville Speedway in 2004. The bright red hot dogs -- sorry, world-famous hot dogs -- typically filled with mustard, onions, chili, slaw and wrapped in wax paper had been placed in Styrofoam boxes without any of the toppings.

Wood was so upset that he and several other representatives from the Sprint Cup garage marched into the NASCAR hauler and demanded that the $2 dogs be returned to normal ...

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