mojostarz's Comments

Posted Wednesday March 02, 2011, About: Kyle/Carl Bit and parts
You're kidding right? No one can be that clueless... can you be?
Posted Thursday October 14, 2010, About: Second Class of the Hall of Fame
"Labor is one area we are looking at."

Always cut labor first.

That means "service" goes dumpster-ville, full-timers are overworked, cool for a while but self destructive long term. Service suffers, the local economy suffers at the loss of part timer paydays, the customer suffers from overwork apathy, complaints pour in, HoF not THE place to visit, the whole show takes a huge step back.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
So...Pearson is in...finally.

Lee Petty, great pick, could have been neck and neck with Junior Johnson last year.

Ned Jarrett, 2 time Champ, master of dirt and short tracks, 50 wins, cool.

Bud Moore invented the modern Stock Car, every great driver wanted to drive for Bud, a no brainer.

Bobby Allison before Cale Yarborough? Puuuleeez. I think Davey mighta broken the tie.

Yarborough, Allison and Jaws should have gone in together...an unforgettable induction ceremony...that would've drug on through until the next day.

Boogity, boogity, boogity.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
Well said.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
SCCA, the gentleman's racing club. I remember it well.

I had a C production 240Z when I was in the Army, ran about half a season in the Northeast Division before shipping out to Panama. That car ended up in Colorado with a BRE engine and suspension and won a trip to Road Atlanta for the run offs. Great car, wish I had it back.

I had a "pit crew", lost 'em at check in, found 'em after loading up, crazy daze.

You're OK in my book.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
Consider yourself lectured...again.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
That's a crime.

Maybe they'll save it like Childress saved Rockingham.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
Yeah, I probably do hold the monopoly on racing fandom after watching and reading all the pseudo fans, bloggers and know it alls, whining and crying for the "good old days"...which sucked btw, not only sucked, but vacuumed like a Hoover.

So, you've been a fan since the mid-60s...tell me some of the details behind Petty Enterprises switch to Ford in 1969, the financial details. Tell me who got screwed up front...and in the end.
Posted Wednesday October 13, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
Kyle Busch drove his first Truck Series race for Jack Roush at the age of 16. NASCAR changed the age limit because of that race.

He may have raced prior to that...or maybe not. Mr. Roush may have snatched him out of Jr. High soccer and threw him in a $250,000 Truck for fun.

Your comment only reinforces my suspicion that most racing "fans" don't even acknowledge any form of racing that isn't on TV.

1998, Crew Chief for Kurt Busch's Legends team...age 13.

1999-2001, Kyle Busch was a two time track champion at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with 75 wins in Legends and Late Models between the ages of...wait for it...13 and 16 years old.

2001 NASCAR debut at 16...9th place for Roush/Fenway at IRP. Banned until the age of 18.

2002 Graduated High School in his Junior year, at 17 years old...with Honors, joined the ASA series mid-season, finishing 8th, debuted in ARCA at Charlotte, 12th place finish.

2003-2004 Signed with Hendrick, won the three out of seven ARCA races.

2004 Busch Series Rookie of the Year.

2005 Cup Series Rookie of the Year.

He's 25 years old with Cup 19 wins, so...what more do you want/expect from this kid? He's an arrogant super star in an age of arrogant super stars. We eat that crap up. Do you want him to be gracious? Mr. Hendrick wanted gracious and we see what that "want" got him...a loser.
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
You're more than welcome.
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
Thank you...finally a grown up arrives.

RE: Bodine,

Love 'em or hate 'em, they owned northern New England Modified racing like Jerry Cook and Evans owned New York racing.
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
God bless you ;)
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
I respect him now. I respected him 5 years ago. I'll respect him 5 years from now.
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
Kyle and Kurt will both be first ballot inductees.

Wins are wins, doesn't matter where you get them.
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Start and Parkers
This has been going on since the mid-sixties...and you want to whine about it NOW?
Posted Tuesday October 12, 2010, About: Future Drivers for the Hall of Fame
This HoF has already been watered down when they completely ignored Richie Evans and the Modified Tour...the foundation of NASCAR.

RE: Kyle Busch,

If being "hated" by fans is a stumbling block, and thank God fans have no vote, then the pre-1994 Dale Earnhardt would have never made it. Ol' Ironhead was the most "hated" driver in the history of the sport until Gordon came along.

Most of you TNT era racing fans have no business even commenting on Stock Car racing regardless of the level of competition, Cup, Modifieds, Busch, Trucks or Hobby Stockers.

Unlike stick and ball sports, competition in racing finds it's own unique level.

When you type like idiots and say stupid things like the above, you're completely discounting the careers of Sam Ard, Jack Ingram, Geoff Bodine, Mike Stefanik, Tony Hirschman, Hirshel McGriff, Ray Elder, et al.

You "Sunday Fans" are mostly bandwagon jumping morons. In my 55 years of working races in ALL the sanctioning bodies...ARCA, USAC, NASCAR, etc., Stock Car racing has grown from real racers and real racing fans hitting the track two or three times a week, to a dog and pony show built around holding the short, shorter and shortest attention spans of yuppyfied red neck baby boomers that hit the remote if there's not a lead change after 4 laps.

You need to spend more time at your local tracks, maybe learn what racing is really all about.

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