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LibbyAnn
07-09-2005, 07:35 AM
Ok, so just curious...I'm a huge Nascar fan and wondered if any of you are too? If you are, who's your favorite drive?

Me?

Mark Martin

Also like, Dale Jr. and Jamie McMurray (NOT, I repeat NOT a Jeff Gordon fan!!)

Because of my love for Nascar, I just got a gift certificate from a friend to ride for 3 laps in a stock car at Pocono Speedway!! 120+miles an hour!! Should be a thrill!:woohoo: (http://www.weeklydavespeak.com/forums/misc.php?do=getsmilies&wysiwyg=1&forumid=68#)

gauerke
07-09-2005, 08:30 AM
No..ever heard of formula 1?
I was named after Ayrton Senna Da Silva..hell of a driver

LibbyAnn
07-09-2005, 12:09 PM
Yes, of course I've heard of formula 1. Just don't love it like Nascar! No offense but Nascar is a little more all American for me. Nothing against foreigners - I grew up outside this country...just prefer Nascar.

So is Ayrton your first name? Unusual but cool!

gauerke
07-09-2005, 09:37 PM
yes it is..i love the name but meeting new people is a pain in the ass..they butcher the pronunciation..aye-air-ton

Sweetupndwn
08-28-2005, 06:35 AM
I know this is an older thread but I had to chime in... Libby - that's cool you like NASCAR. Me too! I'm a huge Dale Jr fan. I HATE Gordon so at least we agree on that little aspect! HA HA

LibbyAnn
08-28-2005, 06:47 AM
hahah!! Good for you! - They are at BMS today!

Sweetupndwn
08-28-2005, 06:52 AM
I know. Did you watch the race last night? Jr. finished in the Top 10 so, TECHNICALLY, he's still in the Race for the Chase. I think he moved up one position after last night.

Did you hear that Mark Martin said he'd race one more year if Roush needed him?

LibbyAnn
08-28-2005, 02:30 PM
Yeah !!! I'm totally psyched. I like Jamie McMurray and am thrilled he'll be driving the 6 in '07 so if Mark will drive one more year it would be awesome!!

And no :( I missed most the race yesterday - busy getting ready for school and spending time time with my guy!!

PtDragon
08-28-2005, 04:45 PM
Thats it blame me for missing the race LOL

Charles
08-28-2005, 04:57 PM
im a Dale Jr fan.. not a big fan of nascar racing or anything like that.. But when I was younger i always liked Richard Petty #43 when i used to buy the racing games I would always be him..

MikeyCarson
09-06-2005, 09:02 PM
I'm of the opinion that the only thinking sporting in the sport of NASCAR is that the drivers can hold their bladders for that great length of time! :somedevil

dmdbmb
09-06-2005, 10:02 PM
Bobby Labonte all the way!!! I also like Dale Jr. and despise Jeff Gordon!!!

LibbyAnn
09-07-2005, 04:25 AM
Yeah for all those who despise Jeff Gordon!!!!

And Damian - I think it takes a lot of stamina and strength to drive a standard with no power steering in and out of traffic at the speeds they do!! It's very sporting!!!

Sweetupndwn
09-07-2005, 08:04 AM
^^ I agree! There's a lot of muscle control involved with driving a stock car around a track at 180+ mph! And NOT bladder control! ha ha.... So....Dale Jr is out of the chase. :thumbsdow

LibbyAnn
10-09-2005, 02:25 PM
YEAH!!!!! Just had to celebrate!! Mark Martin just won the race!!!

Sweetupndwn
10-10-2005, 06:25 AM
I saw that yesterday...in between trying to watch like 4 football games at a time! ha ha Congrats to Martin! I was going for him since my Jr is out of the chase!