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 #211474  by beespecial
 December 16th, 2009, 5:59 pm
Yeah, I'm thinking about it already. I just had to share this bit of news about the schedule for the 2010 race announced just yesterday. They have restructured practice and qualifying yet again. Actually, this is good news for us since it will concentrate qualifying on 1 weekend. That's right, Pole day and Bump day all on the same weekend. And since we typically hold our meet on the second weekend of qualifications, we'll be able to see it all. Hope to see you here in May for Indy Meet 2010!

Sat, May 8 Centennial Era Balloon Festival TBD
Sun, May 9 Centennial Era Balloon Festival (Day 2) TBD
Sat, May 15 Indianapolis 500 Opening Day Ceremonies TBD
Sun, May 16 Practice TBD
Mon, May 17 Practice TBD
Tue, May 18 Practice TBD
Wed, May 19 Practice TBD
Thu, May 20 Practice TBD
Fri, May 21 Fast Friday TBD
Sat, May 22 Pole Day Qualifications TBD
Sun, May 23 Bump Day Qualifications TBD
Wed, May 26 American Family Insurance 500 Festival Community Day TBD
Thu, May 27 Firestone Freedom 100 Practice, Qualifications TBD
Fri, May 28 Miller Lite Carb Day TBD
Sat, May 29 Public Drivers' Meeting TBD
Sun, May 30 INDIANAPOLIS 500
Indianapolis 500 Mile Race 1 p.m.
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 #211479  by Timbo
 December 16th, 2009, 6:26 pm
Thanks for the info John. I haven't been to poll day since 1997, I will definitely be there.
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 #211486  by FIREM
 December 16th, 2009, 8:10 pm
Qualify the whole field in one weekend????WOW!!!! Where is the sign up list?!??!! Time to start preppin for INDY!!!!!
At this point looks good for the meet, staying the week up in the air, but I do have the standing invite for the race.....
 #211631  by tinman
 December 18th, 2009, 2:52 pm
Timbo wrote:Thanks for the info John. I haven't been to poll day since 1997, I will definitely be there.
The only race I got to see was a 13 lap rainout sometime in the early 60's. The last time I was there was 1966 to see Chuck Rodee crash into the wall during qualifying and die.
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 #211633  by beespecial
 December 18th, 2009, 3:44 pm
tinman wrote:
Timbo wrote:Thanks for the info John. I haven't been to poll day since 1997, I will definitely be there.
The only race I got to see was a 13 lap rainout sometime in the early 60's. The last time I was there was 1966 to see Chuck Rodee crash into the wall during qualifying and die.
After 18 laps the '67 race was postponed til the next day due to rain, but that was the only postponement of the 60's. That race was also AJ Foyt's 3rd Indy win.

If you haven't been back here since the 60's, you're overdue!
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 #211634  by 300maximilien
 December 18th, 2009, 3:55 pm
So there were 3 Women in lasts years race! I didn't even know!

Sarah Fisher

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Danica Patrick

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Milka Duno

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 #211648  by beespecial
 December 18th, 2009, 6:05 pm
Danica Patrick is an agressive and talented driver who is lucky enough to be on a good team with good equipment. A lot of people don't like her because of the publicity she gets and the fact that she stands up to anyone if she feels wronged. Personally, I haven't seen her do anything that any of the male drivers haven't already done.

Sarah Fisher is equally talented but never seems to have a car good enough run with the big dollar teams. She and her husband own the team and she's been struggling for sponsorship. If she ever gets a good car look out. I would love to see her finish in the top 3. She's a class act.

Milka Duno aka milk 'n donuts. What a joke. A third rate driver at best. Will never amount to anything in open-wheel racing. She should park it and leave the racing to people who know how. That said, I'll still give her props for being able to drive 200+ mph and still make the corners.
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 #211653  by 300maximilien
 December 18th, 2009, 6:36 pm
beespecial wrote: That said, I'll still give her props for being able to drive 200+ mph and still make the corners.
Don't have to be a Brain Surgeon to tell she has some experience with CuRvEs!! :devil
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 #211663  by FIREM
 December 18th, 2009, 7:57 pm
Craig, I have to drive thru 5 states including OHIO to get to INDY HINT HINT You need to make the trip dude!!! John as usual I WILL arrive in the wee hours Friday AM, Up and polishing by "O Dark Thirty"
Oh yeah, John has the driver profiles down pat, Milky should park it!!!
 #211863  by tinman
 December 21st, 2009, 11:11 am
What was it - a couple of years ago? That was when Danica was hit by someone and she started to march down pit lane to give the bum who hit her an earful (at the least). She was stopped by security. I thought that was a bad move by the track - they should have let her go.
 #211948  by geezer300M
 December 22nd, 2009, 2:32 pm
I'm still planning on being there.
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 #211967  by FIREM
 December 22nd, 2009, 7:23 pm
I'll be waiting for you Rick!!!
 #211968  by geezer300M
 December 22nd, 2009, 7:30 pm
You are a good man! Hopefully I'll be walking better this time. Don't forget the Scotch. lol
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 #211970  by FIREM
 December 22nd, 2009, 7:40 pm
Always packin "Red" ?? Wonder if they make purple label???
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 #212087  by alandw
 December 24th, 2009, 8:13 pm
Just started work'n on the wife tonight @ dinner. I would love to make it this year. More to come...
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