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The Pit Stop


September 13, 2007 5:06 PM

NASCAR Now notes and more...

NASCAR Now Notes:

Angelique chengelis says Wednesday the 19th of September is the date that we will know the car number and sponsor for the Dale Jr. Car.

She also says that David Reutimann will get a contract proposal from Michael Waltrip Racing next week.

In other news:

On the final NASCAR in Primetime show part time driver Stanton Barrett got some air time. They showcased his stunt driving work that helps pay for him to race. In one Busch Series race at Darlington he finished only 29 laps before the Engine gave out.

Tony Stewart got some airtime as well with some old footage of his as a kid in a go-cart.

Juan Pablo Montoya got a good look at. They showed off some of his old cars in his Miami warehouse and the main NEXTEL event this week was at Sonoma. This was the NEXTEL cup road course race he won this year.

They also spent time with Sage Karam, a 12-year-oldm, who was in Shawano, WI for some Go Kart Racing. In practice he got into an accident where he got sent to the hospital, but was able to race and race very well picking up some more trophies.

Here is the top 12 from the David Letterman show last night.

No. 12- Clint Bowyer: "We've got special mirrors that show objects the size that they actually are."

No. 11- Kevin Harvick: "Sometimes back in the garages there's horseplay with the air hose."

No 10- Jeff Burton: "Between the G-forces and the fumes, I'm loopy most of the season."

No. 9- Kyle Busch: "Switch the `R' and the `C' in `Racing' and you get `Caring.' "

No. 8- Matt Kenseth: "Can hold eight gigs of music on my new iHelmet."

No. 7- Martin Truex Jr.: "In a pinch, checkered flags make a lovely tablecloth."

No. 6- Denny Hamlin: "Two more wins and I get to marry Ashley Judd."

No. 5- Kurt Busch: "You can talk to your car and pretend you're David Hasselhoff."

No. 4. Carl Edwards: "How many people can say their `office' goes 200 miles per hour."

No. 3- Tony Stewart: "Driving fast and starting fights."

No. 2- Jeff Gordon: "It's not one of those sports you have to inject stuff in your butt to be good."

No. 1- Jimmie Johnson: "Unlike most guys, I like it when my wife says, `You're too fast.'"

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