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The top five NASCAR courtroom dramas

From Jeremy Mayfield to Jimmy Hoffa

Updated: July 16, 2009, 9:50 AM ET
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

Over the years I have been inundated with questions from young NASCAR hopefuls and their parents along the lines of, Hey McGee, what do I need to kick-start my racing career? For the longest time, my answer was always the same -- talent, a smart mechanic and more money than you think you'll actually need.

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