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Speed just what NASCAR ordered

He ain't your daddy's NASCAR. But Sprint Cup rookie Scott Speed's live-life-on-the-edge attitude should keep things pretty interesting.

Updated: January 29, 2009, 3:42 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Scott Speed won't win the Sprint Cup championship this season. He may not win a race in 2009, and he has some tough competition in Joey Logano for Rookie of the Year honors.

But Speed won't go unnoticed. This is NASCAR's new wild man, a live-life-on-the-edge dude who says what he thinks and does what he feels.

For those who say Cup drivers need to loosen up, here's your guy. And for those who say this ain't your daddy's NASCAR, here's your proof.

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