Hendrick tragedy still casts a pall over Martinsville race

Friday October 25th, 2013
Rick Hendrick relishes winning at Martinsville to honor family and friends who died in 2004 plane crash.
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Everyone at Stewart-Haas Racing just wants to see improvement out Patrick when she visits tracks a second time in her rookie season. It won't be easy for her to top her 12th place run in the fall at Martinsville, but if she does, it would be tangible proof that Patrick, currently 28th in the standings, is slowly gaining speed.

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