to the swift(est), nor the battle to the strong. But that’s the way to bet. (Damon Runyon and the Dirtwater Fox). Or not!
Another race is in the can.
“Second sucks” – Tony Stewart. A heartfelt and refreshing display of emotion. No matter how many victories and championships. No matter how much money in the bank. To him – and fewer others than we may think – winning is still at the top of the list.
I officially end my campaign to get Ol’ DW to pronounce the name “Kenseth” correctly. You would think an untrained announcer, when given the option, would take the easier pronunciation path – especially when it is the correct one. Do you know how much harder it is to say “Kenseths”? Anyway, I retire from that pursuit. It would be easier to get Matt to change his name. However, I reserve the right to use the Martin retirement pledge.
While researching the ever-changing Bobby Allison victory stats, I noticed on the million dollar Nascar website, their “All-Time List” section only goes back to 1975. There’s a handful of kilobytes saved.
3.5.72: A.J. Foyt won for the Wood Bros. while Marty Robbins was 8th and Red Farmer 41st.
If Ned were in the booth we’d know what’s up with Tina Gordon.
Ref: racing-reference.info, Greg Fielden’s “Forty Years of Stock Car Racing”, Richard Sowers’ “The Complete Statistical History of Stock-Car Racing”.