Garrett Duke

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  1. I've been a Chase Elliott fan since before he was in NASCAR just because I knew he was going to replace Jeff Gordon when he retired...he just has been my main driver as he will be when Johnson retires. I am so ready for Daytona y'all. It's not even funny!
  2. Well y'all I am still here. I just haven't been on the computer or HNet for awhile. I hope all is well with you all. I just dropped by to have a look around... And well...this 48 fan is heart broken to hear that Jimmie Johnson is stepping away from racing FULL time after 2020. First Jeff Gordon and now Jimmie Johnson. I can't say I am too surprised...the writing was on the wall that the end was near (whether or not he wanted to admit it), but still sad all the same. I am grateful for another season with Jimmie Johnson...hope it is a great year for him. Roger - you'll be glad to hear that, Chase Elliott is next in line on my favorite list of drivers. So he will be my solo driver that I will be following come 2021. I've always had a couple of drivers to follow. . .Gordon and Johnson. Then Johnson and Elliott. Now just Elliott...he better not retire for another thirty years or so. As my normal NASCAR offseason...I'm counting down to Daytona. I'm so ready for NASCAR to be back...and baseball.
  3. How have you been?

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      Garrett Duke

      Hi Texasdaisy 09. Sorry this is so late. Sadly I have been busy and away from this site for a while. I have been OK. How about you? 

  4. I don't think I'd want to see it. Made me upset reading it, seeing it would be worse. On other Dale Earnhardt Jr news...he is still planning on racing in the Xfinity series Darlington race NEXT weekend. Nothing against the Xfinity races, but had my hopes up at first it would Monster energy series...ah well.
  5. Hey Roger...sounds like you should be a fan of Chicago sports (just not the White Sox...).
  6. I'm sorry for your Pirates, but the Cubs haven't won an away game in forever. So these past two games have resparked some hope. I hope they can build on this and make it to the playoffs. I'd be happy for your Pirates to come in second...especially ahead of the Cardinals. Just saying...
  7. Well I was wondering if you were ignoring me or not...not really. But perhaps this is your server's way of protecting little ol' me from you boasting too much about your Pirates stealing the win from my Cubs. Cubs just need to find a way to cure their away game problems. Either that or just stay at Wrigley. This whole week has been a baaaddd week for my poor Cubbies. Think I'm crying blue and red tears tonight. But don't worry Roger, they'll come back tomorrow. Loud and proud. Back on track, I hope you get the problem fixed or figured out.
  8. https://www.motorsport.com/nascar-cup/news/dale-earnhardt-jr-plane-crash/4514012/ Dale Earnhardt Jr, his wife, and daughter, along with their family dog, another person and two pilots were in an air plane accident on their way to Bristol. Sounds like everyone is OK, went to the hospital to get checked out, but seem to be doing OK. Dale Earnhardt Jr will not be in the booth for tomorrow night's Bristol race, but will stay with his family. Sounds like the plane caught fire after crashing as well. Am so glad that everyone is OK...the pictures look super scary!
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    Jeff Burton

    https://racingnews.co/2018/01/04/ryan-newman-car-collection-nascar-drivers-car-collection/ Y'all should go see what car Ryan Newman has in his car collection. I am pretty sure you all will recognize the one I'm talking about. Also another fun fact...James Best and him were friends and Best helped Newman with dog charities. Best did something with Jeff Gordon too, can't recall what right now. But the last time I met Best, I asked him who his favorite driver was...Ryan Newman. Just thought I would share the article. Love the fact that our favorite car, is also his daughtedaughter's favorite car to ride to school in.
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    Jeff Burton

    Yes...you should go to Cooters next time!
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    Jeff Burton

    Wow Roger...Jeff Burton and Mike Singleton. Together? And yet no autograph? That is beyond awesome. Autograph or not. I'd have been in heaven. Only thing missing is a Cubs player! That sounds like a great parade. I remember years ago Kyle Petty did a motorcycle parade across America to raise money for his charity he does in remembrance of his son Adam Petty. He came to town near me...but the radio add had the time wrong if I remember right so we were late. Other drivers went with them...but they all had helmets on so I couldn't recognize them. Kyle took his helmet off for a minute, but that was it. It was exciting and disappointing all at the same time. LOL Oh but Jeff Burton...he would be great to see as would Mike. Thank you for thinking of me.
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    Jeff Burton

    You met Jeff Burton? He tell you how he got in a fight with Jeff Gordon? LOL. He was a great driver. Hopefully his son will get the call up to NASCAR. Talking of NASCAR...Dover has no lights and since the race was delayed long enough, the race will be tomorrow at noon on FS1. Chase Elliott (who won Talladega) will start from the pole.
  13. Well I didnt tet to watch the race to say much about it other than that Martin Truex Jr won and Johnson finished 12th. But ol 7 time (Jimmie Johnson) ran in the Boston marathon for the first time today. Finished 3:09 (3 hours 9 minutes) in rainy weather. Yep Jimmie Johnson is Superman after all.