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Nascar Sprint Cup Allstate 400 at Indianapolis - Sunday July 26 at 1 pm ET on ESPN (Race #20 of 36)
Nascar.com ^ | 7/21/09

Posted on 07/21/2009 6:03:35 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

Mark Martin has the most Cup wins in 2009, yet he's on the verge of missing the Chase.

What's up with that?

After a week off, it's time to crank it up at The Brickyard.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: allstate; brickyard; indianapolis; nascar; nrnascarthread
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To: umgud; NormsRevenge
If at first...

Snail Transformer takes off...

21 posted on 07/21/2009 7:51:14 PM PDT by WVKayaker (Even stumbling blocks can be used for re-construction - Ernst R. Hauschka)
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To: WVKayaker

If at first... you don’t suckceed.........

Neat pic BTW


22 posted on 07/21/2009 7:52:33 PM PDT by umgud (Look to gov't to solve your everday problems and they'll control your everday life.)
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To: WVKayaker

We have lift-off.


23 posted on 07/21/2009 8:12:13 PM PDT by Roccus (The Capitol, the White House, the Court House...........America's Axis of Evil)
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To: NormsRevenge
Thanks for the ping & thread NormsRevenge!

24 posted on 07/21/2009 10:10:44 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. God help us.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Morning..

“But Daddy, I don’t WANNA watch the tires blow up...”

O Bla Dee, O Blah dah...


25 posted on 07/22/2009 3:54:57 AM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President! (FUBO!))
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To: NormsRevenge

thanks for the race thread Norm! Looking good :)

We have a new car this week never raced and untested. Built by LM.


26 posted on 07/22/2009 8:24:09 AM PDT by WestCoastGal ( Earnhardt ranks eighth in the driver rating category in the last four races at Chicagoland)
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To: WestCoastGal

Don’t you just hate it when you post and it kills the thread no matter what the topic...


27 posted on 07/23/2009 12:03:49 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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To: tubebender

“”Don’t you just hate it when you post and it kills the thread no matter what the topic...””
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Now you did it too - we both could have had a Fair Funkle :) Main reason I go to twitter now.

Today’s schedule

(EST)

2:00 pm NSCS Indianapolis Practice ESPN2

3:00 pm NASCAR Live SPEED

3:30 pm NSCS Indianapolis Practice ESPN2

4:30 pm NASCAR Live SPEED

5:00 pm NCWTS ORP Pole Qualifying SPEED

6:30 pm NASCAR Now ESPN2

6:30 pm Trackside at Indianapolis SPEED

7:30 pm NCWTS SetUp SPEED

8:00 pm NCWTS: AAA Insurance 200 at ORP SPEED

10:30 pm Trackside at Indianapolis SPEED


28 posted on 07/24/2009 4:24:07 AM PDT by WestCoastGal (Brickyard will become a road course next year - wait for it.)
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To: WestCoastGal; y'all
We have a bowlegged lady singing the Star-spangled Banner for the Truck race...
29 posted on 07/24/2009 5:06:42 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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Octane 97 Banned Again
30 posted on 07/24/2009 5:10:14 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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To: tubebender

I saw that LOL

I thought the man that did the prayer was fabulous.

Hoping Bodine can pass Shrub


31 posted on 07/24/2009 6:22:30 PM PDT by WestCoastGal (Brickyard will become a road course next year - wait for it.)
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To: WestCoastGal

Hornaday got by him, too!


32 posted on 07/24/2009 6:30:30 PM PDT by B Knotts (Calvin Coolidge Republican)
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To: B Knotts

Bovine got the shaft...


33 posted on 07/24/2009 6:39:54 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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To: B Knotts; glock rocks; NormsRevenge

Carmichael into the wall with 14 to to go...


34 posted on 07/24/2009 6:49:34 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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To: tubebender

Well...maybe. 20 laps left, you might not get that racing room.


35 posted on 07/24/2009 6:50:00 PM PDT by B Knotts (Calvin Coolidge Republican)
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To: B Knotts
I want Hornyday to win but Skinner is from my neck of the woods...
36 posted on 07/24/2009 6:55:50 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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To: tubebender

I hear ya...I kinda pull for him too. But, it’s four in a row for Hornaday.


37 posted on 07/24/2009 6:57:43 PM PDT by B Knotts (Calvin Coolidge Republican)
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To: B Knotts

TONIGHTS TRUCK RESULTS...

O’Reilly Raceway Park - Indianapolis, IN
Fin Start No. Driver Points Car Laps Completed Status Earnings
1 4 33 Ron Hornaday Jr. 0 Chevrolet 200 Running TBA
2 2 5 Mike Skinner 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
3 15 15 Aric Almirola 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
4 16 8 Dennis Setzer 0 Chevrolet 200 Running TBA
5 1 6 Colin Braun 0 Ford 200 Running TBA
6 17 10 James Buescher 0 Ford 200 Running TBA
7 10 81 Tayler Malsam 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
8 3 60 Stacy Compton 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
9 14 24 David Starr 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
10 9 51 Kyle Busch 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
11 7 14 Rick Crawford 0 Ford 200 Running TBA
12 11 16 Brian Scott 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
13 8 25 Terry Cook 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
14 20 13 Johnny Sauter 0 Chevrolet 200 Running TBA
15 13 11 T.J. Bell 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
16 5 88 Matt Crafton 0 Chevrolet 200 Running TBA
17 6 17 Timothy Peters 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
18 12 30 Todd Bodine 0 Toyota 200 Running TBA
19 18 4 Ricky Carmichael 0 Chevrolet 199 Running TBA
20 22 71 Rob Fuller 0 Chevrolet 199 Running TBA
21 24 84 Chris Fontaine 0 Chevrolet 197 Running TBA
22 23 44 Tommy Joe Martins 0 Ford 195 Running TBA
23 33 57 Norm Benning 0 Chevrolet 193 Running TBA
24 32 1 Caitlin Shaw 0 Toyota 184 Running TBA
25 34 27 Duane Bischoff 0 Chevrolet 93 Transmission TBA
26 19 23 Jason White 0 Dodge 92 Engine TBA
27 31 48 Richard Harriman 0 Chevrolet 75 Clutch TBA
28 27 87 Chris Jones 0 Chevrolet 58 Brakes TBA
29 28 47 Wayne Edwards 0 Chevrolet 48 Brakes TBA
30 35 89 Jason Cochran 0 Chevrolet 44 Transmission TBA
31 29 00 Tim Bainey Jr 0 Chevrolet 33 Steering TBA
32 21 07 Chad McCumbee 0 Chevrolet 31 Handling TBA
33 26 08 Butch Miller 0 Chevrolet 26 Transmission TBA
34 30 83 Brandon Duchscherer 0 Chevrolet 12 Overheating TBA
35 25 21 Nick Tucker 0


38 posted on 07/24/2009 7:57:23 PM PDT by tubebender (Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?)
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To: tubebender

I want JB back!


39 posted on 07/24/2009 8:35:17 PM PDT by SouthTexas
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To: tubebender
Goodyear satisfied with practice results at Indy (here)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—Goodyear’s Greg Stucker arrived Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a nervous stomach. He left the historic track with a sense of relief.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran 27 laps on one set of tires and four-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon offered another emphatic endorsement that Sunday’s race at The Brickyard won’t look anything like last year’s debacle at Indy.

Stucker couldn’t have scripted it any better.

“It makes you feel pretty good,” Goodyear’s race tire sales director said after two practice sessions. “I’ve still got a few butterflies. We thought we had asked all the questions, gotten all the answers and were pretty thorough. We felt we were pretty good, but you’re always a little anxious when you get here.”

Stucker wasn’t just spouting the company line.

One driver after another put their stamp of approval on the new tires.

Longtime veteran Jeff Burton said he had full fuel runs, 33 to 35 laps, on the tires in testing without a hint of a problem. Joey Logano, the youngest race winner in Cup history, described the tires as “great” and Gordon said it was time to forget last year’s indelible race image—caution flags because of excessive tire wear.

“I think tires are a non-issue, let’s move on to something else,” Gordon said. “They have created a great tire. If anybody has an issue with tires, it’s not because they’re wearing out.”

40 posted on 07/24/2009 8:50:33 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard)
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