ZAPATA, Texas — As the national anthem was played Friday morning, just before the 8 a.m. takeoff on the second day of the Lone Star Shootout presented by Longhorn, there was an ominous sign of things to come. The American flag was limp, only occasionally moving at the hint of a breeze. "If the wind drops to 5 miles-per-hour, watch out," said Kevin VanDam Thursday, while trying to keep the blowing sand out of his eyes after coming off the weigh-in stage.
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