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    Patrick Staropoli, a local driver who will be in Friday's truck race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, will be competing in his only NASCAR truck series race of season because he has been busy at UM medical school. He shares the the similarities between both careers.

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Patrick Staropoli, a local driver who will be in Friday's truck race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, will be competing in his only NASCAR truck series race of season because he has been busy at UM medical school. He shares the the similarities between both careers. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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