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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — When Joe Gibbs decided to venture off from the NFL and form a race team in 1992 he was scared.

Petrified, in fact.

Gibbs had won three Super Bowls as coach of the Washington Redskins, but he was an outsider starting from scratch when it came to stock car racing. And when his team failed to win a race in its first season, Gibbs started to doubt his decision.

“That first year I said, ‘Oh, my gosh, are we in something over our heads here?'” Gibbs said.

But Gibbs, just as he always seems to do, found a way to win — and he hasn’t stopped winning.

His tension was

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