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  posted on 5/9/2017 at 01:02 PM
yeah, that was a great last two laps

I'm glad for Stenhouse, he's an ok dude.

I'm also glad 18 got beat. Was pumped when Stenhouse held him off.

good race.

 

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  posted on 5/9/2017 at 01:34 PM
Even a blind squirrel - but at least I am beating DanB and Woods.............

 

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  posted on 5/12/2017 at 08:15 PM
11 cars failed to pass prequalifying inspection today (plus another who missed with an engine change). Some big names, Jr, Jimmie, Boyer, Kayne. NASCAR said the machine is calibrated properly and that the teams are "pushing the limits" on their set-ups.

First night race of the year tomorrow!

 

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  posted on 5/12/2017 at 08:58 PM
Thinking back to the stage discussion following Daytona...at Talladega the first stage ended at lap 55, they went green again at lap 63 losing 8 potential green flag laps on a 2.66 mile track. Stage 2 ended at lap 110 and they went green at lap 117. So, if the race had been run under last year's rules and if there was not a caution that would've otherwise put the race under yellow, we lost a potential of combined 15 laps of green flag racing. I don't mind the stage concept really, but still hate losing laps of actual racing.
 

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  posted on 5/13/2017 at 06:41 PM
I think in the interview I heard he says he was told they sell hemp oil that was legal in 50 states. Also said his wife handles that stuff. NASCAR no approve.



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NASCAR Marijuana Sponsor Force Removed from Car by Series
Colorado-based Veedverks removed from NASCAR car

May 12, 2017 by Racing News
Colorado-based Veedverks removed from NASCAR car driven by Carl Long – NASCAR didn’t approve Marijuana vaping company

Carl Long has been banned from the NASCAR Cup Series garage since 2009. He walked into the MENCS garage for the first time in nearly a decade. Instantly, he’s was already in trouble, on his first weekend back. Before he could even get to tech inspection.

NASCAR sponsorship is hard to come by, especially for the mid-pack runners. Carl Long and MBM Motorsports signed a new sponsor. A NASCAR Marijuana sponsor had finally made it’s way onto the grid. Making history, the team scrambled to put the car together and get to the track.
Carl Long NASCAR Weed Sponsor

They made it there, at the last minute. But it turns out, that Colorado-based marijuana vaping company isn’t allowed in NASCAR. Series officials weren’t happy with Carl Long and the new branding, at all. At tech, they forced the team to remove the new sponsor logos from the car.

NASCAR said it violated rules governing sponsorship and paint schemes.

A silly move by NASCAR. We are at a point where Marijuana is widely accepted. It’s legal in many states across the US. Any sponsor can make or break a weekend for these little teams.

Until this weekend, Carl Long was prohibited from owning a NASCAR racecar or stepping foot in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area. A ban that’s been in place since 2009. He had an unpaid fine, totaling $200,000 for an oversized engine.

He appealed that ruling, lost. Though, that was a very steep fine for such a low-budget NASCAR team. So. despite the appeal loss, Carl Long just refused to pay the fine. Time has gone by since that ruling, a lot of time.

This weekend, Carl Long was suddenly allowed back into the NASCAR garage. This weekend at Kansas Speedway was his first return, since 2009. On how he was allowed to come back, Long keeps it short and vague, stating the sanctioning body reached an “agreement” on the matter.

Carl Long returned for the first time this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Unfortunately, before he could even make it through the NASCAR tech line, NASCAR had an issue. The new NASCAR Marijuana sponsor logo had to be removed from the car.

Ahead of the weekend Carl Long thanked his new sponsor, “Thru social media we have a new company based in Colorado stepping up to take the hood. Veedverks. They produce vape cartridges.”

The Marijuana company was prepped for weekend promotion, “In support of #66 Carl Long and his return to Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series, we are having a sale! Shop now at www.veedverks.com and when you use Coupon Code ” LONGSHOT” receive $66 off each Start Kit. Don’t wait! This sale will be gone faster than a race car!”

NASCAR officials stated it will not adorn the car the rest of the weekend.

 

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  posted on 5/16/2017 at 09:53 AM
New leader.


 

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  posted on 5/16/2017 at 10:54 AM
Way to go all and the new leader !

Danica's inteview out of the Care Center bothered me about her. She launched into "me, me, me" and her woes on the track, practically predicted herself getting injured in an upcoming wreck - oh - then towards the end, mentioned Almirola - told me a lot about her.

Brutal Kansas race for me and my lofty position, ha.

 

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  posted on 5/25/2017 at 07:39 PM
Big 600 this weekend.

I was kind of excited for the All Star race format last weekend, but the actual race wasn;t that great and neither was the optional soft tire. The race of the non-all stars beforehand had some pretty good moments.

They added some VHT to the high line at Charlotte to encourage a second line to be able to pass. Something is off on this track, once you get out front it is like nobody can catch you.

 
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