Quote of the Day

Posted by Iannucci | 6/06/2008 | 4 comments »
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"We can't forget where we came from. The league started as an all-oval series. These cars were built to be on ovals. I know some people say these tracks are dangerous. Yes, they are dangerous, but it's much safer than it used to be. A lot of our fans really enjoy this type of racing, and I do, too." - Danica Patrick, speaking beautiful *sniff* words about *sniff*...

Pardon me, I'm overwhelemed and need a moment to compose myself.

4 comments

  1. pressdog // June 06, 2008 10:40 AM  

    Danica is now sound just like, gasp, Sarah Fisher a couple of years ago when she commented on the IRL's departure from The Vision. Street/road races also place smaller, less buff people at a disadvantage because the IRL cars are power steering-less. Jussayin' Although the all-oval ALMS is wildly popular, you gotta admit. I can't walk through the mall without seeing an ALMS shirt.

  2. Tabernerus // June 06, 2008 12:33 PM  

    So let me get this straight. A driver thinks their series should feature more of the races their good at. No kidding. I, for example, happen to think a racing series should accomodate overweight guys in their late-twenties, and run on public highways, in Mazda sedans. Oh, wait, that's NASCAR.

  3. Anonymous // June 06, 2008 2:49 PM  

    How does any info get into the pressdog/my name is IRL loop?

    j/k

    but I thought this site was deep sixed last year.

    Welcome back.

  4. Anonymous // June 06, 2008 9:58 PM  

    ALWAYS listen to Irish-Americans !