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  • Sprint Cup - Nascar ~ Daytona 500 Sunday Feb 20 on FOX, 1:00pm/et LIVE THREAD

    02/17/2011 4:43:35 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 853 replies
    various | Me Jack Jr and Rocky
    3 Welcome to the Daytona 500 Free Republic Race Thread - NASCAR Pre-race: FOX - 12:00pm/et ~ Television Race Coverage: FOX, 1:00pm/et The 2011 Mustang will be the pace car Grand Marshal: Transformers stars Josh Duhamel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley & director Michael BayNational Anthem: Martina McBride Military Flyover: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Command to start engines: Josh Duhamel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Michael Bay The Nationwide race is on Saturday - Race: 1:15pm/et, Saturday, February 19, 2011 in Daytona Beach, FL # Length: 120 Laps, 300 miles # TV: ESPN2 - 12:00pm/et NASCAR News, Info and Stats from
  • NASCAR IS BACK ~ DAYTONA Budweiser Shootout/Duels ~ (Begins) Saturday Feb 12, 2011 FOX 8PM

    02/02/2011 2:28:44 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 673 replies
    Various | 02/2/11 | Me, Jack, Jr and Rocky
    WELCOME BACK RACE FANS ~ WE'RE BACK ~ DAYTONA SPEEDWEEKS WHICH BEGINS THE 2011 NASCAR SEASON The 33rd annual BUDWEISER SHOOTOUTSaturday, February 12th - 8pm on Fox begins our race season with this non-points event. The field will include:• The 12 drivers that qualified for the 2010 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup • Past NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions • Past Budweiser Shootout champions • Past Daytona 500 and Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola champions • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year drivers from 2001-2010 (New this year) The race distance will continue to be...
  • Nascar Sprint Cup ~ Air Guard 400 ~ Saturday Night Racing!! WooHoo ~ @ RIR - 9-11-10 @7 pm / ABC

    09/06/2010 1:12:48 PM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 483 replies · 2+ views
    Various | 9-6-10 | Me, Jack, Jr and Rocky
      WELCOME Race Fans - This week we are attending the Air Guard 400 at Richmond, the last race of the regular Sprint Cup season before the Chase starts. - This should be a Saturday night barn burner fasten your seat belts!! As always, our race thread is dedicated to our military men and women around the world with a special thanks, hugs and prayers to the guys and gals at Walter Reed.We also take a moment this weekend to remember all who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001 - God bless all of them and please keep...
  • Nascar Sprint Cup Racing - Daytona Coke Zero 400 ~ Saturday Night Racing ~ July 3rd at 7:30 PM ET

    06/27/2010 5:26:07 PM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 783 replies · 1+ views
    Various | Me Jack, Jr and Rocky
      WELCOME Race Fans - This week we are attending the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona - one of the most exciting tracks on the circuit. Dedicated to our military around the world with a special thanks, hugs and prayers to the guys and gals at Walter Reed. Saturday - July 3, 2010 7:30 pm ET on TNT Dale Sr's car... Dale Jr's car for the Nationwide race Friday night at 7:30 PM on ESPN - This will be the only time he will drive the #3 according to his interview yesterday. SCHEDULE: Wednesday, June 30TH 1:00 PM 5:00...
  • Nascar: 2010 Speedweek Schedule - Budweiser Shootout ~ Feb 6th 8:10pm SPEED + Qual & Duel Races

    01/25/2010 12:57:25 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 770 replies · 6,680+ views
    Various | 01/25/10 | Me Jack Jr and Rocky
    WELCOME BACK RACE FANS TO DAYTONA SPEEDWEEKS WHICH BEGINS THE 2010 NASCAR SEASON 32nd annual BUDWEISER SHOOTOUTSaturday, February 6th The race distance will continue to be 75 laps (187.5 miles) on the 2.5-mile tri-oval. The race will have two segments, of 25 and 50 laps. Both green- and yellow-flag laps will count. Between segments, there will be a 10-minute pit stop at which time teams will pit and may elect to change tires, add fuel and make normal chassis adjustments. Starting positions will be determined by a draw at the annual Budweiser Shootout Draw Party on Thursday night, Feb....
  • NASCAR ~ Off Season Withdrawal Thread 6

    12/02/2009 2:02:17 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 666 replies · 6,857+ views
    12-2-09 | me
    Welcome to the Free Republic Nascar Off Season Thread #6 (We've had more off season threads than JJ has wins but one less than Jr's MPD wins :) Fire up those engines boys and let's go to the awards show 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week Preview * Wednesday [Dec 2nd] – The champion’s Las Vegas celebration begins at 10:00am/pt with the Chasers for Charity Fanfest at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Neon Garage. The free-admission portion of the event includes a red-carpet walk by the champion and other 2009 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers, car displays,...
  • NASCAR - Dickie's 500 ~ Texas Motor Speedway ~ Sunday, November 8, 2009 3:30pm/et

    11/03/2009 8:56:07 AM PST · by WestCoastGal · 329 replies · 4,283+ views
    Various | 11-3-2009 | Me, Jack, Jr and Rocky
    WELCOME RACE FANS THE RACE: Dickies 500 ~ ~ Pre-race show ~ American Racing Custom Wheels Pre-Race Celebrations ~ Featuring ZZ Top NASCAR Sprint Cup Race #34 of 36 for the 2009 season NASCAR Countdown: ABC - 2:30pm/et Friday 9:00pm et NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k (147 Laps, 220.5 Miles TV:SPEED, Local Radio: 105.3 The FAN KRLD FM) Practices: Friday, November 6, 1:00 - 2:30 pm/et, TV-SPEED Saturday, November 7, 9:45 - 10:30 am/et, TV-SPEED Happy Hour 'Final' practice: Saturday, November 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm/et, TV-SPEED Qualifying Draw: Friday, November 6, 12:00pm/et Qualifying: 2 laps for positions 1-42, Friday,...
  • Weekly Roundup - Living On Nothing Edition [Survival Today - an On going Thread #3]

    07/24/2009 3:37:21 AM PDT · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,032 replies · 68,111+ views
    Frugal Dad .com ^ | July 23, 2009 | Frugal Dad
    Weekly Roundup - Living On Nothing Edition Category: Roundups | Comments(15) Did you hear about the guy that lives on nothing? No seriously, he lives on zero dollars a day. Meet Daniel Suelo, who lives in a cave outside Moab, Utah. Suelo has no mortgage, no car payment, no debt of any kind. He also has no home, no car, no television, and absolutely no “creature comforts.” But he does have a lot of creatures, as in the mice and bugs that scurry about the cave floor he’s called home for the last three years. To us, Suelo probably sounds...
  • NASCAR ~ Coke Zero 400 - Daytona Saturday night July 4th 8pm ET on TNT

    06/29/2009 4:07:50 PM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 364 replies · 5,945+ views
    Various | 06-29-09 | Me, Jack, Jr, Rocky
    DAYTONA NIGHT RACING!! Let's go Saturday night racing boys and girls....It's Daytona - home of the big one! Saturday July 4th at 8pm ET TV coverage starts at 6:30 ~ Fire up those engines and let the fireworks begin. ~ Daytona will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of King Richard Petty's 200th win. Three-time Daytona 500 champion Dale Jarrett has been named Grand Marshal for the Coke Zero 400 on Saturday night, July 4. *** Track Specs: Track/Race Length: 2.5 mile oval, 160 laps, 400 miles Tri-oval with 31-degree banking in the turns 18-degree banking in the tri-oval and...
  • Nascar Saturday Night Racing ~ Richmond International Raceway ~ May 2 - 2009 FOX 7:00pm/et

    04/29/2009 7:57:16 AM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 918 replies · 8,355+ views
    Nascar SPEED Jayski My Pics | 4.29.09 | Me, Jack, Jr and Rocky
    Welcome to the Free Republic Nascar Thread SATURDAY NIGHT RACING Fire up those engines boys and let's go racing God bless our military. Protecting our freedom. ******** RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY - 2009 EVENT SCHEDULE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES - NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES FRIDAY, MAY 1 12:00 N - 1:30 PM NSCS PRACTICE - SPEED 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM NSCS FINAL PRACTICE - SPEED 4:10 PM NNS QUALIFYING (TWO LAPS - ALL POSITIONS)- SPEED 5:40 PM NSCS QUALIFYING (TWO LAPS - ALL POSITIONS)- SPEED 7:00 PM NNS DRIVER INTRODUCTIONS - ESPN2 7:30 PM NNS LIPTON TEA 250 RACE -ESPN2...
  • Nascar ~ Martinsville - Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 ~ Sunday, March 29, 2009 2:16pm/et FOX

    03/24/2009 9:28:46 AM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 574 replies · 8,100+ views
    3.24.09 | Me, Jack, Jr and Rocky
    WELCOME RACE FANS THE RACE: Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 TRACK: Martinsville Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Race #5 of 36 for the 2009 season Friday, March 27 9:00 am - Fan gates open 11:00 - 11:50 am Camping World Truck Series practice 12:00 - 1:30 pm -Sprint Cup Series practice 1:45 - 3:30pm - Camping World Truck Series final practice 3:40 pm - Sprint Cup Series qualifying Saturday, March 28 9:00 am - Fan gates open 9:10 am - Camping World Truck Series qualifying 10:30 - 11:15 am Sprint Cup Series practice 11:30 am - Camping World Truck Series...
  • NASCAR BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY ~ FOOD CITY 500 on Sunday March 22 @ 2pm ET on FOX - LIVE THREAD

    03/15/2009 3:19:30 PM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 773 replies · 10,937+ views
    Various | 3.15.09 | Me Jack Jr & Rocky
    Let's go Bristol Racing boys and girls.... SUNDAY MARCH 22 ~ Fire up those engines at 2PM ET on Fox *** WCS Track Qualifying Record: Ryan Newman, 128.709 mph, 14.908 sec., 3/21/03 WCS Race Record: Charlie Glotzbach, 101.074 mph (2:38:12), 7/11/71 NBS Track Qualifying Record: David Green, 126.495 mph, 15.169 sec., 3/21/03 Most Bristol Wins (Driver): Darrell Waltrip, 12 (7 consecutive) Most Bristol Wins (Car Owner): Junior Johnson, 21 (8 consecutive) Most Bristol Wins (Manufacturer): Chevrolet, 37 (Ford is second with 23) Most Bristol Poles (Driver): Cale Yarborough, 9 Legendary Racers Pearson, Johnson, Gant Among Drivers Competing In Saturday...
  • Daytona 500 LIVE THREAD ~ Sunday 2-15-09 Coverage begins on FOX at 2:00pm/et

    02/14/2009 3:02:16 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 1,231 replies · 13,271+ views
    Various | 2-14-09 | Me, Jack, Junior & Rocky
    DAYTONA 500 LIVE THREAD Actor Tom Cruise will drive the Chevrolet Camaro pace car at the start of Sunday’s Daytona 500. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has been named grand marshal for the 51st running of the Daytona 500. Keith Urban is set to perform a pre-race concert.Julianne Hough will perform the National Anthem Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, FL. START YOUR ENGINES AT @3:40 pm On FOX Pre-race - 2 PM (ET)
  • Is Recession Preparing a New Breed of Survivalist? [Survival Today - an On going Thread #2]

    02/09/2009 12:36:11 AM PST · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,007 replies · 114,278+ views
    May 05th,2008
    Yahoo ran an interesting article this morning indicating a rise in the number of survivalist communities cropping up around the country. I have been wondering myself how much of the recent energy crisis is causing people to do things like stockpile food and water, grow their own vegetables, etc. Could it be that there are many people out there stockpiling and their increased buying has caused food prices to increase? It’s an interesting theory, but I believe increased food prices have more to do with rising fuel prices as cost-to-market costs have increased and grocers are simply passing those increases...
  • Home gardening offers ways to trim grocery costs [Survival Today, an on going thread]

    03/23/2008 11:36:40 PM PDT · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,035 replies · 73,160+ views
    Dallas News.com ^ | March 14th, 2008 | DEAN FOSDICK
    Americans finding soaring food prices hard to stomach can battle back by growing their own food. [Click image for a larger version] Dean Fosdick Dean Fosdick Home vegetable gardens appear to be booming as a result of the twin movements to eat local and pinch pennies. At the Southeastern Flower Show in Atlanta this winter, D. Landreth Seed Co. of New Freedom, Pa., sold three to four times more seed packets than last year, says Barb Melera, president. "This is the first time I've ever heard people say, 'I can grow this more cheaply than I can buy it in...
  • NASCAR IS BACK! ~ Bud Shootout 2-7 8PM/Fox ~ Qual 2-8/Fox ~ Gatorade Duels Feb 12 - 2PM ET/Speed

    01/31/2009 11:13:59 AM PST · by WestCoastGal · 1,577 replies · 8,789+ views
    Various | Jan 31, 2009 | Me, Jack, Junior and Rocky
    LAST YEARS SHOOTOUT WINNER FOR THE NATIONAL GUARD WELCOME BACK RACEFANS FEBRUARY 7, 2009 ~ 8PM ET ON FOX The Budweiser Shootout, NASCAR's season-opening event, will return in 2009 as part of Budweiser's multi-year sponsorship renewal with Daytona International Speedway. Since its inception in 1979, the Budweiser Shootout has become one of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar for both drivers and fans. The race marks the start of a new NASCAR season and provides a benchmark for teams as they gear up for the annual Daytona 500. The race distance will be increased from 70 laps...
  • NASCAR OFFICIAL OFF SEASON WITHDRAWAL THREAD 5

    11/21/2008 5:30:10 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 1,031 replies · 5,818+ views
    Various | 11-21-08 | Me~Jr & Rocky
    This forum is to help us get through the off season by posting news, silly season rumors and anything else devoted to Nascar Congratulations to Jimmie Johnson and the 48 team on winning the championsip for the third time. *** ***
  • Sprint Cup ~ Dodge Challenger 500 - Saturday, May 10, 2008 Darlington FOX 7:00pm/et

    05/06/2008 10:49:28 AM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 907 replies · 972+ views
    Nascar Jayski My Pics | 05 06 08 | Me Jack and Jr [My dogs BTW]
  • Nascar Sprint Crown Royal Dan Lowry 400 at Richmond Int'l Raceway ~ Saturday, May 3 Fox 7:00pm/et

    04/30/2008 3:42:58 PM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 883 replies · 706+ views
    Nascar, Jayski, My pics ^ | 04-30-08 | Me, Jack and Junior
    *** WELCOME - FREE REPUBLIC NASCAR RACING FANS Blue Angels to do the fly-by after the anthem at Richmond International Raceway Saturday, May 3. *** Cup Series practice [Speed TV] Live: 11 a.m. ET Friday TV Delay: 1:30 p.m. ET Cup Series qualifying 5:30 p.m. ET Friday Race begins at 7 p.m. ET Saturday on FOX In memory of Lt Cmdr Kevin Davis Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, May 2, 2008 - ESPN2/7 p.m. MRN/7:30 p.m. THIS IS AN IMPOUND RACE - YOUR FANTASY PICKS SHOULD STILL BE LOCKED IN THURSDAY NIGHT. Yesterday was Dale...
  • SPRINT CUP ~ PHOENIX INT'L RACEWAY - Subway Fresh Fit 500 - Saturday, April 12, 2008 ~ FOX 8:00pm/et

    04/08/2008 11:47:10 AM PDT · by WestCoastGal · 973 replies · 313+ views
    04-08-08 | Me, Jack and Jr
    *** WELCOME NASCAR FANS - THIS WEEK WE ARE AT PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY SATURDAY NIGHT RACING ~ WOOHOO ~ April 12, 2008 ~ FOX 8:00pm/et ROLL IN THE HAULERS STRAP THOSE SHOES ON TIGHT DON'T SHOOT THE CAR Qualifying: Thursday, April 10 at 8:00pm/et, TV-SPEED [MAKE YOUR FANTASY PICKS WEDNESDAY NIGHT] Practices: Thursday, April 10, 4:15 - 5:45pm/et, TV-SPEED; Friday, April 11, 6:45 - 7:30pm/et, TV-SPEED Happy Hour Practice: Friday, April 11, 8:00 - 9:00pm/et on TV-SPEED