Race 15 Michigan
Hello

Sterling, IL

#1 Jul 5, 2008
Results from Michigan International Speedway
1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 88 Chevrolet
34. Reed Sorenson, No. 41 Target Dodge
38. Juan Pablo Montoya, No. 42 Wrigley's™ Big Red® Dodge
43. Dario Franchitti, No. 40 Wrigley's™ Juicy Fruit® Dodge

BROOKLYN, Mich.(June 15, 2008)– After starting 21st due to a qualifying rainout, Juan Pablo Montoya battled loose conditions for 200 laps in his Big Red Dodge at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) and finished the event in the 38th position.
The weekend began promising as Montoya and Crew Chief Brian Pattie were pleased with the first practice and optimistic about qualifying. The rain began falling at MIS with just over 10 cars making their qualifying runs, so NASCAR was forced to cancel the remainder of qualifying and set the field by NASCAR Sprint Cup owner points.

Montoya took the green flag in the 21st position, and immediately told the crew the Big Red Dodge was too loose getting into and off the corner. Unfortunately a long green-flag run did not help the team's situation as Montoya dropped back to 41st by lap 30. The team pitted under race conditions on lap 38 for a huge chassis adjustment, four tires and fuel. Montoya told Pattie the car was still too loose and fell a lap down to the race leader.
The race remained green and the team pitted again on lap 78 for a wedge adjustment, trackbar adjustment, four tires and fuel. Montoya then fell a second lap down before the caution flag waved on lap 92. The team lowered the left rear trackbar mount under the caution, but the car was still a handful.

For the remainder of the race, Pattie and Montoya agreed to make as many changes and adjustments to the car to see what they could learn for their return in August since they had now fallen several laps down. Montoya stayed out of trouble and took the checkered flag in 38th.

Montoya now sits 22nd in the driver standings heading into Infineon Raceway this weekend to defend his 2007 race win.
jUAN

Sterling, IL

#2 Jul 6, 2008
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Since: Aug 07

Sterling, IL

#5 Jul 21, 2008
I really liked the Brookyln race when I went ten years ado.
Hello

AOL

#6 Aug 3, 2008
Hello wrote:
Results from Michigan International Speedway
1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 88 Chevrolet
34. Reed Sorenson, No. 41 Target Dodge
38. Juan Pablo Montoya, No. 42 Wrigley's™ Big Red® Dodge
43. Dario Franchitti, No. 40 Wrigley's™ Juicy Fruit® Dodge
BROOKLYN, Mich.(June 15, 2008)– After starting 21st due to a qualifying rainout, Juan Pablo Montoya battled loose conditions for 200 laps in his Big Red Dodge at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) and finished the event in the 38th position.
The weekend began promising as Montoya and Crew Chief Brian Pattie were pleased with the first practice and optimistic about qualifying. The rain began falling at MIS with just over 10 cars making their qualifying runs, so NASCAR was forced to cancel the remainder of qualifying and set the field by NASCAR Sprint Cup owner points.
Montoya took the green flag in the 21st position, and immediately told the crew the Big Red Dodge was too loose getting into and off the corner. Unfortunately a long green-flag run did not help the team's situation as Montoya dropped back to 41st by lap 30. The team pitted under race conditions on lap 38 for a huge chassis adjustment, four tires and fuel. Montoya told Pattie the car was still too loose and fell a lap down to the race leader.
The race remained green and the team pitted again on lap 78 for a wedge adjustment, trackbar adjustment, four tires and fuel. Montoya then fell a second lap down before the caution flag waved on lap 92. The team lowered the left rear trackbar mount under the caution, but the car was still a handful.
For the remainder of the race, Pattie and Montoya agreed to make as many changes and adjustments to the car to see what they could learn for their return in August since they had now fallen several laps down. Montoya stayed out of trouble and took the checkered flag in 38th.
Montoya now sits 22nd in the driver standings heading into Infineon Raceway this weekend to defend his 2007 race win.
I like the yellow car juicy fruit more then the red one!
Brian Pattie Info

Greenfield, IN

#7 Oct 4, 2008
Hello wrote:
Results from Michigan International Speedway
1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 88 Chevrolet
34. Reed Sorenson, No. 41 Target Dodge
38. Juan Pablo Montoya, No. 42 Wrigley's™ Big Red® Dodge
43. Dario Franchitti, No. 40 Wrigley's™ Juicy Fruit® Dodge
BROOKLYN, Mich.(June 15, 2008)– After starting 21st due to a qualifying rainout, Juan Pablo Montoya battled loose conditions for 200 laps in his Big Red Dodge at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) and finished the event in the 38th position.
The weekend began promising as Montoya and Crew Chief Brian Pattie were pleased with the first practice and optimistic about qualifying. The rain began falling at MIS with just over 10 cars making their qualifying runs, so NASCAR was forced to cancel the remainder of qualifying and set the field by NASCAR Sprint Cup owner points.
Montoya took the green flag in the 21st position, and immediately told the crew the Big Red Dodge was too loose getting into and off the corner. Unfortunately a long green-flag run did not help the team's situation as Montoya dropped back to 41st by lap 30. The team pitted under race conditions on lap 38 for a huge chassis adjustment, four tires and fuel. Montoya told Pattie the car was still too loose and fell a lap down to the race leader.
The race remained green and the team pitted again on lap 78 for a wedge adjustment, trackbar adjustment, four tires and fuel. Montoya then fell a second lap down before the caution flag waved on lap 92. The team lowered the left rear trackbar mount under the caution, but the car was still a handful.
For the remainder of the race, Pattie and Montoya agreed to make as many changes and adjustments to the car to see what they could learn for their return in August since they had now fallen several laps down. Montoya stayed out of trouble and took the checkered flag in 38th.
Montoya now sits 22nd in the driver standings heading into Infineon Raceway this weekend to defend his 2007 race win.
Brian Pattie info

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