INTERVIEW-Olympics-Bobsleigh-Bodine's NASCAR knowhow speeds U.S.

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By Martyn Herman WHISTLER, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Standing near Whistler's Thunderbird corner as American pilot John Napier roared into view, former NASCAR great Geoff Bodine neatly summed up the difference between bobsleigh racing and motorsport. "A driver controls his speed, can shut the engine off if he don't want to go," Bodine told Reuters at the Winter Olympics. "Here the engine is Mother Nature. You don't turn her off until you get to the bottom." Bodine, winner of the 1986 ...

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