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MSNBC Anchor Thinks NASCAR Cars Go 500 MPH
SBNation ^ | 4/19/12 | Jeff Gluck

Posted on 04/20/2012 5:40:06 AM PDT by AT7Saluki

NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France was a guest on MSNBC on Thursday to talk about the sport's green initiatives in advance of Earth Day.

France was asked several questions about NASCAR's environmental push by anchor Thomas Roberts, who apparently thinks race cars are actually fighter jets.

"The obvious draw for NASCAR is the speed," Roberts said to France. "Cars going up to about 500 mph, right?"

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: msnbc; nascar; racing
Little Friday chuckle at the expense of the geniuses at pMSNBC.
1 posted on 04/20/2012 5:40:13 AM PDT by AT7Saluki
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To: AT7Saluki

MSNBC Anchor Thinks is an oxymoron,


2 posted on 04/20/2012 5:44:32 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: AT7Saluki

Maybe Algore said NASCAR cup cars go 500MPH, he believes the earth’s core is several million degrees...PMSNBC guys are gullible :)


3 posted on 04/20/2012 5:45:54 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: AT7Saluki

The 500 mph Nascar racer is brought to you by the same good folks who invented the 7.62 Anti Aircraft Gun.


4 posted on 04/20/2012 5:47:19 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: AT7Saluki
Savvy NASCAR sucking up like every other Big Bizness.

if NHRA prostrates itself before the idols of Mass Hysteria, we will know we have passed the point of no return.

5 posted on 04/20/2012 5:47:54 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: AT7Saluki

I was going to give him the BOTD thinking he meant to say 500 Miles. But no. He actually said it. What a Dumb Ass.


6 posted on 04/20/2012 5:51:40 AM PDT by Autonomous User ( As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.)
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To: AT7Saluki

MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts:

And is it true that you don’t race on Guam because it rocks the island too much?


7 posted on 04/20/2012 5:52:50 AM PDT by ILS21R (John Locke: When the social contract is broken, the people must revolt.)
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To: AT7Saluki

With apologies to Sarah Palin....I have to say it....

WHAT A RETARD!


8 posted on 04/20/2012 5:53:14 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: AT7Saluki

Does a PMSNBC anchor drive a car, or even know what a car is?


9 posted on 04/20/2012 5:53:35 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: the invisib1e hand

I gave up Nascar as a teen in the mid 80s and don’t miss it at all.

NHRA I might watch a few minutes of once in a very great while.


10 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:16 AM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: AT7Saluki

He did say “up to” and “about” so he was pretty close.

NASCAR provides the cars, MSNBC provides the clowns.


11 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:20 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Every time I see the ethanol commercial during a NASCAR race, I wanna hurl.


12 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:57 AM PDT by Spirit of Liberty (http://www.honorflight.org)
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To: AT7Saluki

I bet people who live near NASCAR tracks get tired of all the sonic booms.


13 posted on 04/20/2012 5:56:35 AM PDT by Sloth (If a tax break counts as "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should be a "deposit.")
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To: AT7Saluki
Can you imagine trying to hold a conversation with this idiot about anything.
14 posted on 04/20/2012 6:01:51 AM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: AT7Saluki

Sounds like those clown’s mechanical IQ pretty much matches all of their IQ.


15 posted on 04/20/2012 6:03:29 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: AT7Saluki

well we knew they didn’t hire Physics majors...


16 posted on 04/20/2012 6:16:34 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AT7Saluki

Aw, give him a break. Even Algore the Oracle thinks the earth’s molten core is “millions of degrees’ in temperature.


17 posted on 04/20/2012 6:25:01 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Well technically if the Nascar car is traveling in the direction of the Earth rotation, it would be traveling at a speed of 1235 MPH, while on the other side of the track it would be going against the rotation of the Earth and be traveling a -835 MPH. Thus yielding a 200 MPH average lap at Talladega.

On another subject where does MSNBC consistently find such ignorant people?

18 posted on 04/20/2012 6:32:37 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Lockbox

Thank you Lockbox, I will be thinking of this when I am finishing off my 20th beer at the next race I attend. I will be especially happy to share this news with a guy that sits in front of me that I am convinced does not know mathematics or physics. He will be thrilled to learn of this information!


19 posted on 04/20/2012 6:52:14 AM PDT by 3rdcoastislander
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To: Lockbox
On another subject where does MSNBC consistently find such ignorant people?

...at US universities...especially those with journalism schools.

20 posted on 04/20/2012 6:54:53 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: AT7Saluki

Living in that little tiny bubble with a controlled stream of information.


21 posted on 04/20/2012 6:57:41 AM PDT by lurk
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To: AT7Saluki
It's the anchors on MSNBC who run their MOUTHS at 500 mph, oh my gawd, how STUPID can one person be?

Oh wait, Thomas Roberts just demonstrated that to us.
22 posted on 04/20/2012 7:00:24 AM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Or the semiautomatic revolver.


23 posted on 04/20/2012 7:00:34 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: Sloth

Sonic booms aren’t a problem because NASCAR requires the use of restrictor plates. They keep the cars at sub-Mach speeds.


24 posted on 04/20/2012 7:03:21 AM PDT by kaboom
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To: NormsRevenge

NASCAR note...


25 posted on 04/20/2012 7:16:51 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Roccus

so what your are saying is that some of the universities are going against the rotation of the Earth...................


26 posted on 04/20/2012 7:23:52 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: AT7Saluki
At least he didn't say “like literally.” That is the new catch phrase representing the Dumbing Down of America.
27 posted on 04/20/2012 7:26:21 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: AT7Saluki

That’s why the race would only take an hour if they didn’t stop the cars for commercial breaks.


28 posted on 04/20/2012 7:47:43 AM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: Lockbox
so what your are saying is that some of the universities are going against the rotation of the Earth................... No, I did not say that nor did I imply that.
29 posted on 04/20/2012 7:50:35 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Lockbox

Well, hells bells, factor in the speed of earth’s orbit too.


30 posted on 04/20/2012 7:53:39 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: AT7Saluki
Another bright MSNBC reporter:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjGhy8LVwAo&

31 posted on 04/20/2012 7:57:32 AM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: AT7Saluki

Yes, I am very disappointed that they limit the speed here in Indy at the Brickyard 400 MPH.:)


32 posted on 04/20/2012 8:10:12 AM PDT by mulebones
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To: the invisib1e hand

NASCAR caved in to JJ years ago and paid him off to leave them alone and he shut up about them. They run a little diversity program and it keeps JJ away. Thats when I saw them for who they are and lost interest. NASCAR is PC big time, the organization, not the fans.


33 posted on 04/20/2012 8:18:06 AM PDT by rightly_dividing (Newt 2012)
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To: mulebones
"Yes, I am very disappointed that they limit the speed here in Indy at the Brickyard 400 MPH.:)"

But that limit only applies to spectators enroute to the Brickyard and within designated parking lots ...

I made a wrong turn traveling from Texas to Michigan and ended up in downtown Indianapolis on the day of the Indy 500. So I'm somewhat prejudiced about drivers in Indianapolis ...

34 posted on 04/20/2012 8:19:11 AM PDT by BlueLancer ("No friend ever served me, and no enemy ever wronged me, whom I have not repaid in full" (Sulla))
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To: monkapotamus; windcliff; stylecouncilor

Fire away, Newt. Wow!


35 posted on 04/20/2012 8:43:09 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: AT7Saluki

Not since the restrictor plates. 475, tops.


36 posted on 04/20/2012 8:51:48 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: AT7Saluki

I’m actually kind of surprised that an msnbc anchor knew that there are cars in NASCAR.


37 posted on 04/20/2012 9:06:27 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Lockbox

From every liberal’s rectum comes a never ending supply of potential MSNBC anchors, producers and managers. Must be the veggies.


38 posted on 04/20/2012 9:48:42 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: SgtHooper; Lockbox
Well, hells bells, factor in the speed of earth’s orbit too.

And don't forget that Talledega is a tri-oval...gonna need some serious match to sort that out!

Talledega Superspeedway

39 posted on 04/20/2012 10:13:14 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: count-your-change

Lets not forget each car also drags a minority behind them


40 posted on 04/20/2012 1:28:37 PM PDT by StevieRay20
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To: 6ppc

You’re talking about some numerous numbers there....


41 posted on 04/20/2012 2:32:10 PM PDT by Lockbox
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To: 3rdcoastislander
when I am finishing off my 20th beer. . .

Speaking of physics, I have found that Galileo's law of falling bodies is quiet effective somewhere between the 15th and 20th beer!

42 posted on 04/20/2012 5:29:57 PM PDT by mulebones
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
"The 500 mph Nascar racer is brought to you by the same good folks who invented the 7.62 Anti Aircraft Gun."

Don't forget the 'semi-automatic revolver'. Actually that was a Stars & Stripes reporter around 2000.

43 posted on 04/22/2012 10:19:49 AM PDT by Looking4Truth (Peace! Through Superior Firepower...)
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To: skimbell
"Or the semiautomatic revolver."

DAMN, you beat me to it. See my #43.

44 posted on 04/22/2012 10:24:30 AM PDT by Looking4Truth (Peace! Through Superior Firepower...)
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