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Air Force vet Sherman working double time in Busch

A six-year stint in the Air Force put Brent Sherman's racing career on hold. Now the 33-year-old Busch Series driver is playing catch-up, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

Updated: July 20, 2007, 11:34 AM ET
By Mark Ashenfelter | ESPN.com

Brent Sherman is a realist. Heading into Saturday night's Gateway 250, his first goal will be to qualify his McGill Motorsports Chevrolet for the event. After that, he'll see where things go.

One of just 11 drivers to have started all 20 Busch Series races this season, Sherman sits 25th in points, but his team is outside the top 30 in owners' points, meaning he must qualify on time. But the 33-year-old who didn't start racing until completing a six-year stint in the U.S. Air Force ...

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