Racing's 2nd stage

Full story: The Indianapolis Star

Some call it Indianapolis' other racetrack, a little brother, of sorts, to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Comments (Page 3)

Showing posts 41 - 55 of55
|
next page >
Go to last page| Jump to page:
Displaced Hoosier

Denver, CO

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#47
Jul 26, 2007
 
Frank wrote:
AJ Foyt never raced at "O'Reilly". Neither did Mario Andretti. They ran at Indianapolis Raceway Park. You can't retroactively change the name.
I agree, but corporate spin doctors see it differently. That's why Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt are recognized as seven time NEXTEL CUP champions. Isn't that ridiculous?
Steve

Dallas, TX

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#48
Jul 26, 2007
 
Wow, a real live troll on here...

Don't feed the troll!
ANGIE

United States

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#49
Jul 26, 2007
 
BROWNSBURG ROCKS!!!!
joecool

Fairport, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#50
Jul 26, 2007
 
I will also remember it as IRP instead of O'Reilly but that being said, when was the last time someone said Hoosier Dome? Just wondering..
Displaced Hoosier wrote:
<quoted text>I agree, but corporate spin doctors see it differently. That's why Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt are recognized as seven time NEXTEL CUP champions. Isn't that ridiculous?
An Outsider

Lynnwood, WA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#51
Jul 26, 2007
 
Why all the O'Reilly hating? You might not like the name, but I don't see anybody complaining about the updates THEIR money put into the facility.
OReilly Employee

Indianapolis, IN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#52
Jul 26, 2007
 
An Outsider wrote:
Why all the O'Reilly hating? You might not like the name, but I don't see anybody complaining about the updates THEIR money put into the facility.
It's probably because of all the illegal immigrants they hire for $7 an hour in their Brownsburg DC. A few guys who work their have put a call in to ICE. Maybe some of the money that went to the track could have been better spent

Ski

“Is It Friday Yet?????”

Since: May 07

Smalltown New York

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#53
Jul 27, 2007
 
AHHHH...the Hoosier Dome. I still refer to it as such.
The fireworks after last night's events at IRP/ORP scared my dog again.
Larry Davis

Galena, OH

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#54
Jul 27, 2007
 
Thanks for the positive article on O'Reilly track. I been there at least 10 times for NHRA racing and consider it not the Indy 500 as the greatest race.

“Don't be a Hater”

Since: Jun 07

Indianapolis

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#55
Jul 30, 2007
 
Frank wrote:
AJ Foyt never raced at "O'Reilly". Neither did Mario Andretti. They ran at Indianapolis Raceway Park. You can't retroactively change the name.
So then we can dispence with comparing Richard Petty and Dale Sr.to any current drivers since they did not when the Nextel Cup? Get off the name issue O'Reilly are suppying funds to the venue to improve it. AJ raced with Copenhagen across his chest while Mario raced with motorola all over his uniform while now pitches for Firestone. I don't think they are upset with a naming rights contract for a race track. Mario had his first major open wheel win at what is now ORP.....winning the Hoosier Grand Prix on the road course... which is in such bad shape now they don't even host club races on it. Maybe now they can afford to make the repairs.

Ski

“Is It Friday Yet?????”

Since: May 07

Smalltown New York

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#56
Jul 30, 2007
 
Us traditionalists hate to see places like IRP, the Hoosier Dome, Candlestick Park, etc give into the corporate name game, but it will continue to happen. We just have to deal with it and move on. A new name on an old venue won't change history though.

Ski

“Is It Friday Yet?????”

Since: May 07

Smalltown New York

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#57
Jul 30, 2007
 
The Ginn Resorts Lightship and fireworks scared my dog again. You would think he would be used to that by now.

“"Racing Rules"”

Since: Dec 06

NHRA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#58
Jul 30, 2007
 
Ski wrote:
The Ginn Resorts Lightship and fireworks scared my dog again. You would think he would be used to that by now.
Hey Ski! Happy Monday!(i hate Monday's):)~~~~~~

Ski

“Is It Friday Yet?????”

Since: May 07

Smalltown New York

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#59
Jul 30, 2007
 
mindy wrote:
<quoted text>Hey Ski! Happy Monday!(i hate Monday's):)~~~~~~
Hi Mindy...Happy Monday!!!

“"Racing Rules"”

Since: Dec 06

NHRA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#60
Jul 30, 2007
 
Ski wrote:
<quoted text>
Hi Mindy...Happy Monday!!!
The sun has come out and i will be in it soon!:)That's about the only good thing about this Monday! Busy morning! If i never hear a phone ring again,well you know,lol
HtwoO

Carmel, IN

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#61
Aug 27, 2007
 
Wow wrote:
<quoted text>
Chris, you're too dumb to spell or construct a proper sentence; why in the world do you think someone as ignorant as you should be allowed to have an opinion on the possible location of a museum?
Huh, prisoners get way to much time on the internet to make themselves feel better of the themselves. Aren't you supposed to be in shower picking up soap for your fellow inmates.

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Showing posts 41 - 55 of55
|
next page >
Go to last page| Jump to page:
Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Other Recent David Stremme Discussions

Search the David Stremme Forum:
Topic Updated Last By Comments
Cole Whitt to replace David Stremme at Swan Rac... (Sep '13) Sep '13 RacingFan20 1
2-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip to en... (Jan '13) Jan '13 Terry 5
Penalties likely for Earnhardt, Waltrip teams (Feb '08) Apr '12 who cares 6
One wreck knocks two Sprint Cup drivers from field (Dec '10) Dec '10 mg from cedar rapids iowa 1
Michael Waltrip, David Stremme in new rides, on... (Mar '10) Mar '10 Dillinger 6
Robby Gordon Attempting to Defend his 2008 Flop... (Aug '09) Sep '09 Dillinger 7
Robby Gordon attempting to defend his 2008 FLOP... (Aug '09) Aug '09 nasfan55 8
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••