Monthly Archives: May 2009

NASCAR Town Meeting

Meeting last Tuesday between drivers and owners (no crew chiefs). Why the dip in ratings ? Down 13% and attendance down too. Need constant start times. Get rid of "Digger " (the animated gopher that turns off racing fans)

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This Blog

82 days blogging. First blog on 3/10/09 had 17. To date 12,698 visits. 617 on 5/28/09. 176 entries. Average last 20 days 300 to 600.

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Danica Patrick Switching to NASCAR ?

Wearing a black GoDaddy.com jacket Danica talks about NASCAR. Her contract with Andretti-Green Racing is up this year. Danica may run a Nationwide car in 2010 and the jump to a Cup car. Going from IndyCar to Nationwide is a … Continue reading

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Water ?

Drinking water comes from : rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, wells. Gallons treated each year in Grand Forks: 3.05 billion. Crap in your water :cryptosporidium a parasite found in animals. Viruses, bacteria from sewage plants, septic systems, livestock operations, … Continue reading

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Dover Truck Race

Kyle Busch leading about 15 laps to go and has flat tire. Hits wall, most cars pit, but 3 cars stay out on old tires. #16 Brian Scott wins race on old tires. Dennis Selzer takes 2nd.

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Confessions of a NASCAR Fan ?

We need shorter races ! People don’t have 4 hours to spare ! Cut distance in 1/2 ! Don’t count caution lap ! Make all restarts double file ! Make lap down cars start double file behind the leaders ! … Continue reading

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Indy 500

Indy 500 Champion Heilo Castroneves, 34 year old Brazilian, won his 3rd Indy 500. Record prize $3,048,005, largest payout in auto racing history. Dan Whelton in 2nd and Danica Patrick in 3rd.

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Dover 400

The Monster Mile this weekend.

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Indy 500

Heilo Castroneves wins Indy 500. Won his battle with IRS too.

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David Reutimann

Wins rain shortened NASCAR Coke 600 in Concord on Monday. Lowe’s Motor Speedway. He just stayed out and never went in for pit stop. David, Ryan Newmann and Robby Gordon. David age 39 has been with Michael Waltrip 2 years. … Continue reading

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