Vickers surprised that fans arena t backing Earnhardt

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Brian Vickers was startled when Dale Earnhardt Jr. clipped his car's rear quarter panel during the Daytona 500 last Sunday, sending Vickers' car careening sideways and sparking a multi-car crash that became a ...

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JR FAN

Kingfield, ME

#1 Feb 20, 2009
Obviously, it was a black and white survey. Do fans think it was junior's fault? I imagine some do, but think as I do. I think it's racing and they are both equally at fault

Since: Dec 06

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#2 Feb 20, 2009
Jr has been knocked out by Vickers so now VB know how it feels. Shake it off and move on.It's not the first big wreck on the track and will not be the last. Just ask Carl Edwards.......He did his clean the track Bash at Dega......
Mary

Manquin, VA

#3 Feb 20, 2009
JR FAN wrote:
Obviously, it was a black and white survey. Do fans think it was junior's fault? I imagine some do, but think as I do. I think it's racing and they are both equally at fault
Jackpot!!!!!

Even though it's mostly Vicvkers fault, it ISN'T all his fault.

Also the reason a mojority of people blame Jr. more, look who his owner is! I know it for a fact, ask my Dad!
cindy

Bolivia, NC

#4 Feb 20, 2009
It is way past time.For JR to start being judged by his actions and talent, and not his popularity. From the great racers that he comes from his father and grandfather. He is a joke. And I think people are staring to see that.

Since: Dec 06

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#5 Feb 20, 2009
cindy wrote:
It is way past time.For JR to start being judged by his actions and talent, and not his popularity. From the great racers that he comes from his father and grandfather. He is a joke. And I think people are staring to see that.
Only people that are not his fans.Win Or lose I root for him.
Ramsey

United States

#6 Feb 20, 2009
Keep it up Jr. and we will be watching "funniest home videos" every week-end. I am sure when you wrecked half of the damn field that did not help TV rating. Don't give me that crap it was racing or it was Vickers fault. Hell; Steve Wonder could see who damn fault it was.

“**************** **”

Since: Dec 08

Mooresville, NC

#7 Feb 20, 2009
They are backing Little E. His fans have manners unlike the anti-little e punks so you don't see bad behavior from them.
Shanna

Seattle, WA

#8 Feb 20, 2009
Ramsey wrote:
Keep it up Jr. and we will be watching "funniest home videos" every week-end. I am sure when you wrecked half of the damn field that did not help TV rating. Don't give me that crap it was racing or it was Vickers fault. Hell; Steve Wonder could see who damn fault it was.
Don't watch then.

“Jr. Fan For Life”

Since: Feb 09

D-burg

#9 Feb 20, 2009
Who gives a damn who's fault it is?! Wrecks happen at 190 mph. Somebody causes a wreck one week, somebody different the next week. If you can't handle watching the races, I suggest Dr. Phil. Maybe that would suit you better.
JR FAN

Kingfield, ME

#10 Feb 20, 2009
Ramsey wrote:
Keep it up Jr. and we will be watching "funniest home videos" every week-end. I am sure when you wrecked half of the damn field that did not help TV rating. Don't give me that crap it was racing or it was Vickers fault. Hell; Steve Wonder could see who damn fault it was.
Oh please, if it was Busch or Vickers they would be saying...aww sucks it's just racin
JR FAN

Kingfield, ME

#11 Feb 20, 2009
AJlovesJR wrote:
Who gives a damn who's fault it is?! Wrecks happen at 190 mph. Somebody causes a wreck one week, somebody different the next week. If you can't handle watching the races, I suggest Dr. Phil. Maybe that would suit you better.
You are so right!

Since: Jul 08

United States

#12 Feb 20, 2009
Vickers needs to get out more. A good many fans are backing Junior. Anyhoo, can we move on???? I am really tired of hearing about this. Lord knows DW and his side kick will have to give us their opinions again in the booth today.
DIXIE

Bridgeport, MI

#13 Feb 20, 2009
Lets see how much attention is payed to the 2 teams that got suspensions this week. 1 for Drugs and 1 for Cheating. To me, that is FAR more serious that an accidental wreck. I am so sick of hearing all the pitty party's for BV. If you cant handle things that happen at races maybe he (BV) should try go-carts where you cant get up over 30mph.

Since: Dec 06

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#14 Feb 20, 2009
DIXIE wrote:
Lets see how much attention is payed to the 2 teams that got suspensions this week. 1 for Drugs and 1 for Cheating. To me, that is FAR more serious that an accidental wreck. I am so sick of hearing all the pitty party's for BV. If you cant handle things that happen at races maybe he (BV) should try go-carts where you cant get up over 30mph.
1 truck series team and 3 nationwide teams got caught cheating.
A total of 4 that I know that has been reported.
a real fan

United States

#15 Feb 20, 2009
FRIST DOES VICKERS HAVE A FAN ? I DON'T THINK SO , WELL MAYBE HIS MOM JUST MAYBE! IF YOU ARE GOING TO RACE IN NASCAR OR ANY RACING YOU KNOW THIS IS GOING TO HAPPEN VICKERS ALMOST LOST IT WHEN HE TRYED BLOCKING BUT THATS RACIN. COULD THIS BE VICKERS 15 MIN. OF FAME ? IF SO HOW SAD. MAYBE SADDLER SHOULD OF BLOCKED EVERYONE WHEN HE HAD THE LEAD.THEN YOU WOULD BE TALKING ABOUT THAT. I WONDER WHAT IT WILL BE THIS WEEK?
a real fan

United States

#16 Feb 20, 2009
JR FAN wrote:
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You are so right!
AMEN BROTHER!
jr fan

Traverse City, MI

#17 Feb 20, 2009
I think the focus should be more on the cheating and drug use. Weather it is in Sprint cup, Nationwide or Truck series. There isnt a driver out there that hasen't caused an accident and to continue to critisize ANY DRIVER is redicilous. Dalr JR is not perfect nor is any other driver, but to continue to slam him for something every other driver has done is really unfair. It's all part of racing and if you cant handle it, watch something else.
lou

Thompsons Station, TN

#18 Feb 20, 2009
Both of Vickers fans are supporting him.
Jane

Windsor, Canada

#19 Feb 20, 2009
cindy wrote:
It is way past time.For JR to start being judged by his actions and talent, and not his popularity. From the great racers that he comes from his father and grandfather. He is a joke. And I think people are staring to see that.
Your right it way past time for Jr to start being judged by his actions and talent and not his popularity, fan base or last name. This statement applies to the haters as well.

Nobody is a joke. That's just ignorant.

No, you only wish people would start to share you opinion on Jr. They won't.
Poetry

Birch Run, MI

#20 Feb 20, 2009
JR FAN wrote:
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Oh please, if it was Busch or Vickers they would be saying...aww sucks it's just racin
That's so true. Had it been any other driver, it would not have been made such a big deal. I don't remember Carl Edwards getting bashed relentlessly for a solid week after Talladega last year.

Dale's the fan favorite and I'm sure all the media knew people would read anything with his name on it...negative and positive. It pleases both sides, his haters and his fans.

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