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FOXSports.com's Lee Spencer on Dodge leaving the NASCAR circuit and its legacy in racing.
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At least answer that fox sports icon for the last few weeks we've been speculating whether or not -- was in a race in NASCAR. On Tuesday he made it clear that they were going to poll out at the end of 2012. And until the foreseeable future we don't know when or if not will make its return that is. Left a lot of race -- broken hearted a lot of people who really follow -- over the years through the heady year with all these championships. When they made it Compaq in 2000. You know over the course of the 55 wins that they had in the Sprint Cup Series since then. In the championship with Brad Kozlowski. Now over the course of the last twelve years teams have come and gone. They had a really good relationship with Penske Racing until Penske announced back in February. Are we that they are we -- going to Ford for 2013. Over the course of that period -- never really found an organization that they are comfortable hanging their banter on. But that very reason and for other reasons they decided to pull the plug on the program. And for a lot of race fans it's a sad sad day for NASCAR.