Sadler Proves No Hard Feelings Toward Allmendinger

There are 29 comments on the Bleacher Report story from Feb 14, 2009, titled Sadler Proves No Hard Feelings Toward Allmendinger. In it, Bleacher Report reports that:

Great, Elliott Sadler may not be the fastest driver in the garage, but he demonstrated on Thursday why he is a fan favorite.

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“ Triple K”

Since: Dec 08

Houston, TX

#1 Feb 17, 2009
I'm proud of Elliott. He could still lose his job to AJ after the year but he showed he can let bygones be bygones.
TaMyJaxFL

Blackshear, GA

#2 Feb 17, 2009
After the outcome of the Daytona 500, Elliott also proved that HE is the better man!!
He and Reed didn't leave their team member behind for personal glory.
Tarp

United States

#4 Feb 18, 2009
Champion 48 wrote:
Elliott gave that win away. He wont keep a job like that. He needs to step up to the plate. IMO.
Tarp

Since: May 07

Kerrville, TX

#5 Feb 18, 2009
JMO, but I don't think ES gave the win away. He couldn't help the weather. He also can't rule NASCAR.

If anyone saw Windtunnel with DW - he said they could have postponed the ending of the race until Monday but because of media committments,(blah, blah, blah) it just wasn't possible. He seemed a little upset. Again, JMO.

Crappy that NASCAR gave the ruling they did. But, they did do it.

But, the good news is - ES is 5th in points (right now) and that's better than he was a year ago at this time.
Pat

Seattle, WA

#6 Feb 18, 2009
theo wrote:
JMO, but I don't think ES gave the win away. He couldn't help the weather. He also can't rule NASCAR.
If anyone saw Windtunnel with DW - he said they could have postponed the ending of the race until Monday but because of media committments,(blah, blah, blah) it just wasn't possible. He seemed a little upset. Again, JMO.
Crappy that NASCAR gave the ruling they did. But, they did do it.
But, the good news is - ES is 5th in points (right now) and that's better than he was a year ago at this time.
He could have put a block on Kenseth and he didn't that sealed his loss.
Pat

Seattle, WA

#7 Feb 18, 2009
Tarp wrote:
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Tarp
a tarp is a place to buy drugs
Pat

Seattle, WA

#8 Feb 18, 2009
"Kevin and Matt had a really good run, and I didn't know which way to block them," Sadler said.

“Life is EXACTLY what u make it”

Since: Aug 08

Hershey, PA...chillin' in SC!

#10 Feb 18, 2009
Pat wrote:
"Kevin and Matt had a really good run, and I didn't know which way to block them," Sadler said.
Thanks Pat...you posted it before I could. Anyway that you look at it...the ruling from NASCAR was a crappy one. I dont know what post it was in, but I agree with what was said...NO other sport calls a game b/c of rain and not pick it back up next day.

To steal an analogy from another poster, Could you imagine if the Superbowl was called in the 3rd quarter and not finished? The last game of the World Series had rain and if it would've been called and not picked up the next day, My beloved Phillies wouldnt be World Champions!

I think, IMO, that particular rule is stupid. The fans get cheated out the most in that. The fans pay their hard earned $$'s and dont get exactly what they pay for when it rains and a race is called. The drivers still get paid, they may miss out on track position, but they still get paid.

Sorry, JMO & that particular ruling irritates me!
Butterfly

Las Vegas, NV

#11 Feb 18, 2009
Pat wrote:
"Kevin and Matt had a really good run, and I didn't know which way to block them," Sadler said.
If he blocked he could have caused a big accident. Phooey!
jmo

United States

#12 Feb 19, 2009
Champion 48 wrote:
Elliott gave that win away. He wont keep a job like that. He needs to step up to the plate. IMO.
he couldnt run his car on the bottom - and it seems richard petty thinks he did just fine..
so his job seems secure for now..
ThisisjustWrong

Ennis, TX

#13 Feb 19, 2009
The only influence Petty has on this race team is the use of his namesake.

“Sprint Cup Series Champion”

Since: Nov 08

New York, NY

#14 Feb 19, 2009
jmo wrote:
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he couldnt run his car on the bottom - and it seems richard petty thinks he did just fine..
so his job seems secure for now..
After this year if he doesn't improve he wont have one then.
jmo

United States

#15 Feb 20, 2009
ThisisjustWrong wrote:
The only influence Petty has on this race team is the use of his namesake.
Petty is part owner at gillett so its more than a namesake on the front door.
jmo

United States

#16 Feb 20, 2009
Champion 48 wrote:
<quoted text>After this year if he doesn't improve he wont have one then.
well thats a wait and see issue...so hopefully he will have a great season so he wont have to worry about that and the fans can still cheer him on...
he definatly has to prove lots this year....
pete

AOL

#17 Feb 21, 2009
petty was at the track he's hands on owner

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#18 Feb 21, 2009
Petty is actually in the garage's talking to them and helping them. George has only been in the garage maybe 5 times since he bought the team. Plus it never hurts to have Richard Petty giving you advice
Wondering

United States

#19 Feb 22, 2009
If Petty had his way WallDinger would be in Elliott's car right now. Richard is just another minority owner for this race team, just ask Ray how that worked out for him? I wonder though why all the hubub because looking at the success of the Petty organization over the past ten years, I would not be overly wanting his advice. There is a reason why he had to sell his team.
Mikey fan

Rossford, OH

#20 Feb 22, 2009
Wondering wrote:
If Petty had his way WallDinger would be in Elliott's car right now. Richard is just another minority owner for this race team, just ask Ray how that worked out for him? I wonder though why all the hubub because looking at the success of the Petty organization over the past ten years, I would not be overly wanting his advice. There is a reason why he had to sell his team.
If I were a driver, I'd want to be driving for Gibbs, Childress, Rousch or Hendrick..otherwise, I'd also be taking night classes in something else and have a strong "plan B"--way things are right now.
Nicki

South Whitley, IN

#21 Feb 23, 2009
Wondering wrote:
If Petty had his way WallDinger would be in Elliott's car right now. Richard is just another minority owner for this race team, just ask Ray how that worked out for him? I wonder though why all the hubub because looking at the success of the Petty organization over the past ten years, I would not be overly wanting his advice. There is a reason why he had to sell his team.
I know that PE had a rough time of it in years past, but there is no substitute for experience, and Richard Petty could always drive the wheels off a tricycle. He is a font of information for the guys, especially in areas dealing with driving through traffic and strategy/driving decisions.

“Sprint Cup Series Champion”

Since: Nov 08

New York, NY

#22 Feb 23, 2009
Mikey fan wrote:
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If I were a driver, I'd want to be driving for Gibbs, Childress, Rousch or Hendrick..otherwise, I'd also be taking night classes in something else and have a strong "plan B"--way things are right now.
Well your not!

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