Kahne puts NASCAR in spotlight over caution call

Oct 12, 2009 Full story: Star-telegram.com 18

By JENNA FRYER It was just a little over two years ago when two-time series champion Tony Stewart accused NASCAR officials of 'playing God' by manipulating races through phantom debris cautions.Upset because a series of caution flags contributed to him losing a race at Phoenix, Stewart likened the sport to professional wrestling in complaining ...

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#2 Oct 13, 2009
I feel for Kahne but I'm sure he's eating his words right now. He had a right to be annoyed, but had it been him blowing a tire running over the debris he would have complained just the same.
Liberalssuck

Richmond, VA

#3 Oct 13, 2009
14_Patti_18 wrote:
I feel for Kahne but I'm sure he's eating his words right now. He had a right to be annoyed, but had it been him blowing a tire running over the debris he would have complained just the same.
You are right, those plastic water bottles are a real hazard.

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#4 Oct 13, 2009
he's gonna do better once he gets in a ford car

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#5 Oct 13, 2009
codmuffin wrote:
he's gonna do better once he gets in a ford car
You might just have a point there. Something about Dodges just aren't together right now.

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#6 Oct 13, 2009
14_Patti_18 wrote:
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You might just have a point there. Something about Dodges just aren't together right now.
and ford engines but trust me jack will get ford in the winners cicle again with a better engine
Nobama

Elkridge, MD

#7 Oct 13, 2009
on a 2 mile track with stands only on the front stretch.. why does anyone think a person with binoculars can tell the composition of debris??? when they showed it on camera.. it sure looked like it was something metal..
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#8 Oct 13, 2009
Stewart and Kahne are correct, NASCAR is like the WWE.

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Gainesville, FL

#9 Oct 13, 2009
IMO, I do believe that NASCAR from time to time manipulates the race and/or rules to benefit a potential more exciting finish or to put a popular driver in the winners circle. They are not stupid, the officials know who's fans are buying tickets and merchandise. I think more people are on to them now and its hurting some drivers.

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#10 Oct 13, 2009
Mr Stewie wrote:
IMO, I do believe that NASCAR from time to time manipulates the race and/or rules to benefit a potential more exciting finish or to put a popular driver in the winners circle. They are not stupid, the officials know who's fans are buying tickets and merchandise. I think more people are on to them now and its hurting some drivers.
nascars becomeing cheap, all they want now is money,money,and more money
Interesting

Buckhannon, WV

#11 Oct 13, 2009
Mr Stewie wrote:
IMO, I do believe that NASCAR from time to time manipulates the race and/or rules to benefit a potential more exciting finish or to put a popular driver in the winners circle. They are not stupid, the officials know who's fans are buying tickets and merchandise. I think more people are on to them now and its hurting some drivers.
They also manipulate it so JJ can win titles.
Jake

Indianapolis, IN

#12 Oct 14, 2009
codmuffin wrote:
he's gonna do better once he gets in a ford car
I just read this morning ford is recalling 4.5
million vehicles. Sure glad I don't buy fords....
G W BUSH

Caen, France

#13 Oct 14, 2009
LOVE NASCAR !
Look at the truth instead:
http://www.guide.pourquoi-et-comment.com/Nasc...

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#15 Oct 14, 2009
Jake wrote:
<quoted text>I just read this morning ford is recalling 4.5
million vehicles. Sure glad I don't buy fords....
the reason you buy fords is beacause they have good cars and trucks 2nd they have a waranty 3rd the government doesn't own 60% of ford unlike chevy beacause chevy had to borrow money from the government in order to stay in buissness and all ford is the car to buy

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#16 Oct 14, 2009
G W BUSH wrote:
LOVE NASCAR !
Look at the truth instead:
http://www.guide.pourquoi-et-comment.com/Nasc...
What????

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#17 Oct 14, 2009
codmuffin wrote:
<quoted text>the reason you buy fords is beacause they have good cars and trucks 2nd they have a waranty 3rd the government doesn't own 60% of ford unlike chevy beacause chevy had to borrow money from the government in order to stay in buissness and all ford is the car to buy
But Ford is not known for it's quality. They build them to blow up after a certain amount of time. Probably will last until the warranty runs out, then the engine goes.

Though I believe they actually have a good hybrid, Chevy is still struggling to catch up when it comes to hybrids.
nysmile_1969

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#18 Oct 14, 2009
codmuffin wrote:
<quoted text>the reason you buy fords is beacause they have good cars and trucks 2nd they have a waranty 3rd the government doesn't own 60% of ford unlike chevy beacause chevy had to borrow money from the government in order to stay in buissness and all ford is the car to buy
Did you see on TV the massive recall ford has now ?

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#19 Oct 14, 2009
14_Patti_18 wrote:
I feel for Kahne but I'm sure he's eating his words right now. He had a right to be annoyed, but had it been him blowing a tire running over the debris he would have complained just the same.
Eating his words! He is not he's standing by what he said thank you very much.

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#20 Oct 14, 2009
14_Patti_18 wrote:
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But Ford is not known for it's quality. They build them to blow up after a certain amount of time. Probably will last until the warranty runs out, then the engine goes.
Though I believe they actually have a good hybrid, Chevy is still struggling to catch up when it comes to hybrids.
ford is known for it's trucks who's had the best truck for 32yrs. running ford has thats chevys main goal is to beat ford so they have the better truck but they can't ford trucks are just to good for chevy and why do you have a auto machanice so they can fix the cars not just wait for them to blow up, duh.

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