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2014 Indianapolis 500 thread

Discussion in 'Sports Zone' started by BigDGarciaFan, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    I will officially be at the 500 this year. It will be my first time going to a big race like this, looking forward to it!
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  2. Keifer

    Keifer Well-Known Member

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    Thats awesome man. Ive been to three F1 races at Indy but never have got to go to the 500. There is something special about that place and you can feel the history when you are there. Make sure you make it to the museum while you are at the track.
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  3. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    I'm very excited, I went to college outside of Indianapolis and never made it to the 500 because I was always back in Texas during the race. However, this year I am moving near Chicago and some of my friends will all be there so we are just getting infield tickets and camping out for the weekend. It should be a blast. F1 is my favorite racing event, just because the cars are so amazing. Going to the new track in Austin for the race is on my bucket list. Of course if I made it to a race like Monaco or something that would be out of this world awesome.
  4. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Enjoy it and let us know how you liked it!
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  5. Keifer

    Keifer Well-Known Member

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    We used to camp out all weekend too. If you are a drinker try to get in the Coke lot if you can, thats where most of the parties are at. Most of the people there go every year and are super cool. The only downside for us was when the race was over driving 10 hours back home after 3 days of having every one you meet giving you food and alcohol.
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  6. BigDGarciaFan

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  7. Keifer

    Keifer Well-Known Member

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  8. BigDGarciaFan

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  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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  10. BigDGarciaFan

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  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    First granny Holtz now Nabors? Is hell freezing over?
  12. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    If you're an Indy car fan, do yourself a favor and find this book. It's a great read! Two stories/chapters, one about the rocket car on the country road, and the one about the races at Soldier Field in Chicago, are worth the price of admission alone.
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  13. BigDGarciaFan

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  14. jobberone

    jobberone Ginsu Wolverine Minion Staff Member

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    So what happened to it....besides an old fan not knowing the answer.
  15. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    lucky enough to have a signed copy from Andy. They could make a great MINI SERIES about his life.
  16. BigDGarciaFan

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    Castroneves is in first after 88 laps.
  17. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    Ryan Hunter-Reay now the leader after 133 laps. Moyota is penalized for pit speeding.
  18. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    dixon crashes with 33 laps to go. Alex Tagliani in lead with 29 laps to go(under yellow)
  19. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    Carpenter and Hinchcliff crashes at restart of green with 26 to go. now yellow again
  20. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    congrats to Ryan Hunter-Reay for winning his first Indy 500 title

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