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How do you flunk Jet Dryer 101?

Let's see, which way does the nozzle go?

Operators of jet dryers at Martinsville got the answer wrong Saturday when they were attempting in vain to dry the racing surface for the Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race.

With hot air blowers aimed toward the outside wall, instead of away from it, the dryers peeled paint from the track signage in dinner-plate-sized flakes, forcing track owners to have the wall repainted for Sunday's Cup race.

The rained-out truck race has been rescheduled for noon Monday.

by Reid Spencer/Sporting News


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