Losing a race is supposed to hurt

The movie Patton famously begins with a scene during World War II in which American General George S. Patton addresses a group of soldiers prior to a battle. Within the speech to his troops, Patton declares that, “I wouldn’t give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed.” Well, losing is supposed to be a distasteful thing. And when one has come close to winning in a particular competition or achieving a long sought after goal only to have victory slip away, it is supposed to hurt. That was the case on Friday night in the NASCAR … Continue reading Losing a race is supposed to hurt

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