Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind

Posted by Iannucci | 7/14/2006 | 0 comments »
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What a difference a week makes. After her dad was seen hanging with paint-traders of NASCAR and complaining to not have NASCAR-type luxuries like a private plane, Danica! has changed her tune.

Now her talk of NASCAR is in the past tense, and the not-so-near future tense.

“I wouldn't say it was that big of a chance (of going) next year, but I'd say it's a fairly larger chance in the future," she said Tuesday from Los Angeles.”

And here I was hoping she could trade paint with a Richard Petty Racing car in the near future, for obvious reasons.

Just curious, but what was she doing in Los Angeles? She’s got a race in Nashville this weekend.

This is just an idea, but…the IRL schedule ends 9/10 in Chicago, but the NASCAR Busch series runs until 11/18. It’s entirely possible that Danica! – or any other IRL driver – could spend a few weeks testing and perhaps get entries for the final 3 Busch series races in Texas, Phoenix, and Miami. Those three are all tracks the IRL has raced (they pulled out of Phoenix this year), and driving in Busch would give a driver a feel for the car without having to contend at the highest level of the Nextel Cup.

But what do I know? I’m just some dude with a computer.