Brickyard 400

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Through some great coincidence, NASCAR changed their schedule for races this year and moved the famous Brickyard 400 into our Indiana summer vacation week. I haven’t hit any races so far this year so this was perfect. And amazingly I haven’t ever experienced NASCAR at the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. They didn’t race there until the mid-1990s and I … Read More

Bristol: Froze My Ass Off

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Time for the big race. No snow predicted for today so it should be better, right? No! Its freezing cold. No sun and some wind don’t add up to good spectator conditions. I have no clue how the Green Bay Packer fans (or other cold weather teams) do it. It was a nice muddy walk up to the track through … Read More

Bristol: Snowball Fights

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I came out to Tennessee this weekend to meet my Dad to go the best track in NASCAR — Bristol. I haven’t been here since 2003. This was my first “spring” race at Bristol. They call it the spring race because they race in here in August and that one is the “fall” race. Its not really that “fall” — … Read More

NASCAR Sprint Cup

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Sprint to Buy Nextel in $36 Billion Deal – Reuters So last year was the first season of the new Nextel sponsorship of NASCAR and now this? So Nextel is no more. Wonder if they will change it to the “Sprint Cup” instead of the “Nextel Cup” in 2005? Sprint cup seems weird because we aren’t exactly sprinting here. Guess … Read More

Phoenix: Rain or Shine

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I flew to Phoenix on Saturday to meet my parents, Herb and Carole, for the NASCAR race. We are fans if you haven’t heard. It rained all morning but stopped for the race to go on as scheduled. If there is one track you don’t expect it to rain at, it is Phoenix. Bad myth. Herb had a corporate gig … Read More