NASCAR gasman Mike Metcalf waits along pit road during the Monster Energy All-Star Race qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, May 19, 2017. Metcalf a former football player at Appalachian State is the gasman for driver Kyle Larson’s team.
NASCAR gasman Mike Metcalf waits along pit road during the Monster Energy All-Star Race qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, May 19, 2017. Metcalf a former football player at Appalachian State is the gasman for driver Kyle Larson’s team. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
NASCAR gasman Mike Metcalf waits along pit road during the Monster Energy All-Star Race qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, May 19, 2017. Metcalf a former football player at Appalachian State is the gasman for driver Kyle Larson’s team. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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