Will Axford is a digital reporter for Chron.com. Read more of his stories here and follow him on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Buc-ee’s in Katy recognized for its car wash by Guinness World Records
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“I felt like that was a really smart move to take the top because we’re starting to get good runs on the restarts starting up there. I think it was just his first time up there and spun his tires a little bit and I was able to get a good run down here in the moisture and get clear and lead the rest of the way.” … [Read more...] about Kyle Larson rebounds at Huset’s with 10th Outlaws sprint car win of year
But what I think is the best thing about Buc-ee's is how completely over-the-top and ludicrous it is if you spend more than 30 seconds thinking about it. I mean, Buc-ee's holds two size-related World Records (World's Largest Convenience Store for the New Braunfels location and World's Longest Car Wash for its Katy location). No one needs that much convenience store or car wash. … [Read more...] about Buc-ee’s is reportedly heading to North Carolina. I hope they appreciate it.
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