The No Fun League

Posted by Iannucci | 5/16/2007 | 3 comments »
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INDIANAPOLIS -- The Colts have no problem with Peyton Manning starting the Indianapolis 500. They just don't want a Colts car running in the May 27 race.

Paul Diatlovich, the primary owner of PDM Racing, said he had asked permission to paint Jimmy Kite's No. 18 car in the Colts team colors -- dark blue and white -- with a message on the car's sidepod that read simply "Go Colts."

Indianapolis officials nixed it because of sponsorship concerns.

"I'm extremely upset with the narrow-minded, pinheaded leadership of the Colts team and the NFL," said Diatlovich, who lives in the city. "It's inexcusable. All we're trying to do is say thank you." (MORE)


  1. Jennifer of Dog.Yarn.Knit. // May 16, 2007 2:23 PM  

    if he wanted to stick it to them he should have gone with, say, titans colors.

  2. Joe // May 16, 2007 6:16 PM  

    I know the PDM guys are fun & all, but perhaps the Arizona Cardinals are the caliber of team they should associate with their car (which appears to have fallen apart at 205 today).

    I'm just saying.

  3. Anonymous // May 17, 2007 7:39 AM  

    They finally win ONE freakin' Super Bowl and they need a tribute car?