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Matt McCall Dominates at Martinsville

 Matt McCall Dominates;

Questionable call costs him the win at Martinsville


Matt McCall was back in the driver’s seat Sunday, October 9 for the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 at Martinsville Speedway. McCall was piloting the #51 BTS Tire & Wheel, Denver Marine, Davis Farms Ford for the 200-lap main event that draws the best Late Model Stock Car drivers in the country.

This event at Martinsville is always a wild one and 2011 was no different. The weekend started off with practice on Friday followed by practice and qualifying on Saturday.

As the final practice concluded, McCall was at the top of the speed charts. “I am very happy with my car,” McCall said. “I think this is the most prepared I have been going into this race.” This wo ...

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Superior Customer Service

I just wanted to write you to inform you of the superior customer service I received at one of your shops today.

I was in Wilmington this afternoon and I needed a set of four new tires and an alignment. I also had over 50,000 miles on my current set, so I was definitely due.

I walked into your store on Market Street, and spoke with a sales representative to obtain a quote. I didn't catch his name, but I believe it started with a "J" (Justin maybe?)...blonde hair....extremely nice. He walked outside and checked my tires for the size, and noted that there had been a cut in my tire that I was not aware of (I had hit a pothole yesterday and the hubcap sliced into the tire without perforating the tire wall). Anyways, he showed it to me and we returned to the store to check prices. Unfortunately, he only had one set of tires in stock in the size I needed, and could not find any others in either the warehouse or another local store that he could put o ...

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Published: 05:05 AM, Sun Oct 30, 2011
Cheers & Jeers for Sunday, Oct. 30

Cheers to Black's Tire on Ramsey Street. I went there to get a tire repaired.

They told me the tire was fine, and the valve stem was leaking. They fixed it with no charge! I will definitely return for future services and repairs.

- Alexis Crabtree, Fayetteville

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