Monday, February 21, 2005

Great Finish!!!



I'm not into racing, but I do usually watch the end of big races, including this past weekend's Daytona 500, which Gordon finished very strong to take home his 3rd Daytona trophy. This is being dubed as one of the wildest finishes in the 47-year history of the race, 4 lead changes in the final 9 laps and two crashes involving 17 cars in the final 20 laps. Your thoughts on this race?

6 Comments:

Blogger RED said...

I actually tuned in to the end of this race as well and wow what a finish! I thought it was pretty impressive how Dale Earnhart JR went from 30th place to 3rd place in the final 7 laps. It was funny because I told myself prior to the race that I was going to actually sit down and watch this thing. So I turned it on at the beginning and I was pretty pumped but then after about 3 laps I was bored and decided to tune into it at the end to see who wins. This is what I think about NASCAR or racing period: Great to watch the start and finish but what the hell do you do in between? I think NASCAR is on the rise in popularity but it's hard to root for any team or individual because there is no home team. So I guess that is what gets taken out of it for me.

1:11 PM  
Blogger Steve said...

I forgot about Earnhart Jr's run to the finish line, good example! I couldn't agree more that NASCAR is fun to watch from the beginnng and at the end. I've never been a fan of car racing, not really sure why. I don't even like to work on my car if I don't have to.

Tell you what is kind of fun and morbid to watch is those wrecks. I hate to see people being injured, but it's amazing how some people can actually survive, especially when their cars become airborn like in Formula 1 races.

1:15 PM  
Blogger Jamezwp said...

WOW! Did you see that drunk white guy with the big beer belly in the stands that had that mustard stain on his #3 shirt.....he really enjoyed that race.
I actually tuned in for like a half of a second as I changed the channel from 6 to 8. The race was on 7 but it showed a glimpse of cars going fast and turning left. That's when I realized that I would rather watch re-runs of Saved By the Bell. What a comfort it must be for NHL, MLB, and NBA players to know that NASCAR is becoming the #2 spectator sport in America. Let me know when NASCAR starts running figure 8 tracks or run like a 5 lap race, then I might tune in to watch. (emphasis on might)

4:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

aw man you guys are nuts dale ernhart was the best athleet ever hes a lot better than that jordan fella

dale was so good that when my ol lady was pregnate with my 5th, i was sure it was gunna be a boy, but the lil bastard came out a girl,so i named her dale anyway.

i even put a #3 stiker on the door of my pick up

well fellers, im late for my bowlin game so i better get on down to the bowlin ally, see yall later

7:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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8:01 AM  
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