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Santorum-sponsored car unveiled at Daytona (#26 - Tony Raines)
The Hill ^ | 2/25/12 | Jamie Klatell

Posted on 02/25/2012 2:02:37 PM PST by Libloather

Santorum-sponsored car unveiled at Daytona
By Jamie Klatell - 02/25/12 01:48 PM ET

Rick Santorum's presidential campaign is sponsoring the number 26 car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.

The cars driver, Tony Raines, is considered a heavy underdog in the race.

"NASCAR and the Daytona 500 are about as American as you can get, and it's great to have my campaign represented by one of these incredible machines," Santorum said in a release. "The race weekend is a wonderful tradition that we're excited to be a part of as we spread our message. I like how Tony Raines turned some heads last weekend with his qualifying run, and we'd like to keep turning heads, too. I think we're both looking for a win in the end."

Mitt Romney's campaign said Friday that its candidate will attend the race, but Romney is not sponsoring a car.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: car; daytona; nascar; santorum
Four hours of constant advertising. With wrecks, maybe one.


1 posted on 02/25/2012 2:02:42 PM PST by Libloather
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To: 21twelve; Absolutely Nobama; AFPhys; afraidfortherepublic; AmericanInTokyo; ...
Santorum for President Ping List.

FReepmail “Antoninus” to be added or removed.

2 posted on 02/25/2012 2:05:15 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Libloather

I want a picture of Mitt Romney sitting in the stands, watching the Rick Santorum car drive by.

I wonder if Mitt’s supporters will try to hold up “Romney” signs to block the view of the Rick Santorum car....


3 posted on 02/25/2012 2:05:15 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Libloather

Sweet! Is he the first candidate ever to do so?


4 posted on 02/25/2012 2:07:22 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Libloather

Hey, I heard that Willard will be at the race car-less though.

5 posted on 02/25/2012 2:19:17 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Couldn't really tell what was in the 'O'. Thought it might be something like -


6 posted on 02/25/2012 2:20:58 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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I’m glad it’s a Ford : ^)


7 posted on 02/25/2012 2:21:50 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative

Maybe he’ll be driving one of his wives cadi’s.


8 posted on 02/25/2012 2:21:57 PM PST by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Other candidates have done so in the past.

Can’t remember the name but a prominent Florida Democrat had a car sponsorship a few years ago.


9 posted on 02/25/2012 2:22:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Joe 6-pack

First. Obama had a deal in 2008 for a race but backed out.


10 posted on 02/25/2012 2:23:01 PM PST by BushCountry (I hope the Mayans are wrong!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

First. Obama had a deal in 2008 for a race but backed out.


11 posted on 02/25/2012 2:23:11 PM PST by BushCountry (I hope the Mayans are wrong!)
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To: BushCountry; cripplecreek
Thanks Bushcountry.

CC...I should have been more specific in my question. I meant, "is he the first candidate for POTUS to sponsor a car?"

12 posted on 02/25/2012 2:27:46 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Yes, Obama would have been the first major candidate to be sponsored in a NASCAR Sprint Series Race. However, since he backed out of the agreement, Rick is the first.


13 posted on 02/25/2012 2:35:08 PM PST by BushCountry (I hope the Mayans are wrong!)
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To: Libloather
Good Ol' Indiana Boy Tony knows his job tomorrow will be to keep our next President's car pretty safe and off the wall. And there is only one place to be at Daytona to stay out of the wrecks for sure.

Hmmmm.... Likely towards the back pushing the lovely Danica.

Boogity, Boogity, Boogity, Amen!


14 posted on 02/25/2012 2:40:43 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative
I’m glad it’s a Ford : ^)

Ooh. Good catch. Hope that was intentional.

15 posted on 02/25/2012 3:05:49 PM PST by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I saw Santorum’s interview with Glenn Beck the other day. He gave all the right answers in regards to undoing what the Obamination has done to America.

Santorum’s wife and kids were on as well. She seems to be a very committed Christian prayer warrior.

President Santorum will help set this country right again if he gets the chance.

I just pray that enough swing voters have the sense to overcome the propaganda media.

The future of this republic depends on moderates fed up with Obama wanting to give Santorum a chance, if they do not buy into the media portraying him as a “right wing religious nut”.


16 posted on 02/25/2012 3:07:05 PM PST by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: MikeSteelBe

It was a good interview because Beck asked some decent questions that the MSM seem to constantly ignore. The best part, I thought, was when he was asked why he was running. Him and his old lady both said Obamacare and they genuinely looked concerned for the future of the country and their children. It was something that other candidates seem to have a problem answering with any conviction, especially Milt.


17 posted on 02/25/2012 3:25:10 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: CainConservative
"And there is only one place to be at Daytona to stay out of the wrecks for sure. Hmmmm.... Likely towards the back..."

That worked pretty well Saturday.

(Danica did pretty well also, despite having a bad day.)

18 posted on 02/25/2012 3:42:11 PM PST by norton
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To: Libloather
Tony "Start & Park" Raines??
19 posted on 02/25/2012 3:56:04 PM PST by Roccus
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To: Lazlo in PA; Antoninus
Repeating my respectful request...

PLEASE remove me from ALL of the Santorum lists.

(I think I'm on it in multiple places.)

I support Rick, but the posts are too much.

Thanks.

.

20 posted on 02/25/2012 4:04:17 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Seaplaner

I took you off my list. I know what you mean. Who would have thought the Rick Ping would be so high volume. I guess that is a good thing though.


21 posted on 02/25/2012 4:07:53 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Many thanks, my FRiend!

I believe that Rick will surprise many in the upcoming two elections.

.

22 posted on 02/25/2012 6:55:38 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Many thanks, my FRiend!

I believe that Rick will surprise many in the upcoming two elections.

.

23 posted on 02/25/2012 6:56:40 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: norton
(Danica did pretty well also, despite having a bad day.)

If you call getting pushed into the top ten good, then whatever. She's awful and pouts like a 2 year old.

24 posted on 02/25/2012 10:23:53 PM PST by The Iceman Cometh (Proud Teabagging Barbarian Terrorist Hobbit Son-of-a-Bitch!)
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To: Libloather
Four hours of constant advertising

..from Tony Raines? Not likely to get 50 laps in.

Let's just say that advertising was cheap!

25 posted on 02/27/2012 9:57:49 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Roccus
Tony "Start & Park" Raines??

Let's just say that advertising was cheap!

26 posted on 02/27/2012 9:59:29 AM PST by TexasCajun
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N M BAMA
27 posted on 02/27/2012 5:35:37 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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