FAST POOL MANTommy Ballard oversees pool construction for Blue Haven pools by day,and has installed some for various Winston Cup drivers and crew chiefsaround Charlotte, North Carolina. But since 1998 he's been racing attough Hickory Motor Speedway and secured Rookie of the Year (1998) andMost Valuable Driver (1999) at the Carolina speedplant. After a stint inthe Goody's Dash series in 2000, he returned to Hickory this year withthis four-cylinder- powered Ford. Think he gets any tuning tips from hispool clientele? You bet he does.