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  1. Races ending under yellow

    Quote Originally Posted by 767 View Post
    Had a couple of potential new fans watching the race with me yeterday. They were very happy with everything, but the finish. They liked racing in the rain. They were very impressed there were not more wrecks. They were actually pretty happy with the rest of the race because there was always action to watch. What they were not happy with was the ending. They felt robbed. They invested all of this time into the race, but got nothing at the end. The really funny thing is they did not say "Nascar
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  2. Dr. Strangesport (Or "How I learned to stop worrying and love IndyCar")

    Remember how, a season or two ago, we were going to race in China?

    I don't remember the name of the town and don't feel inclined to look it up, but it was all set to go until the government there changed hands and flaked out on us. Suddenly here we were with a huge hole in the schedule, and our CEO at the time floundering about looking for tracks to fill it, getting our hopes up for places like Pocono and Road America only to watch them be shot down by the cruel reality that you just ...
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  3. God luv ya roger

    Quote Originally Posted by paper View Post
    but ditch the martini party at that track,, after indy the oval would have kept the beat going,, I so hate being a bitcher , but if a new fan watched indy and tuned in today, oy,, I find a way to like any race,, but they have me, a new viewer would truly ask,, what the hell was that,, the Michigan oval would have continued a great beat,, cant go there now.. then wait for texas. thanx roger.
    I enjoy twisties, but I totally hear what you're saying. This is a fine race, but ...
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  4. God luv ya roger

    Quote Originally Posted by paper View Post
    but ditch the martini party at that track,, after indy the oval would have kept the beat going,, I so hate being a bitcher , but if a new fan watched indy and tuned in today, oy,, I find a way to like any race,, but they have me, a new viewer would truly ask,, what the hell was that,, the Michigan oval would have continued a great beat,, cant go there now.. then wait for texas. thanx roger.
    I enjoy twisties, but I totally hear what you're saying. This is a fine race, but ...
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  5. Rain and Racing

    Rain. To a race fan this word is dreaded as much as fire to a paper mill worker. A race fan of any length of time has had to deal with it.

    One of my very first brushes with the weather was the first Indianapolis 500 I ever attended. That was back in 1967. We heard of the unbelievable track record the Speedway had with running races, so unbelievable that they would refer to it as “Hulman Weather” because at the time Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Tony Hulman never had a rain out ...
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