By Tom Higgins | ThatsRacin.com Contributor
| November 28, 2013
What is a "bear tale" doing on a website devoted to motorsports? The story involves three of the most colorful characters connected to NASCAR racing I've met since I started covering the sport in 1957 -- Buddy Baker, Buck Brigance and Crash Grant.
that's racin' (phrase): Expresses frustration or emotion.
1. When a small part costing just a few dollars fails and stops a $150,000 race car, that's racin'.
2. When you race a competitor for 500 miles and lose to him by just a few feet, that's racin'.
3. When a hot dog wrapper blows out of the stands, gets caught across the air vent on the front of your car and causes your engine to overheat, that's racin'.