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Old 02-18-2007, 02:13 PM
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Toyota ---Nascar??

What do you guys think of toyota joining Nascar.
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Old 02-18-2007, 02:44 PM
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I think they have to go really, really fast. Seriously, I'm surprised they weren't there sooner.
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They have the only car in Nascar that is made in the USA.
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Old 02-18-2007, 04:55 PM
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I think Toyota is going to do in NASCAR exactly what they have done on the lots. Make everyone work a little harder
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Agree w/ all the above............

It will take some time before they start doing good (top 10 in the cup series) then look out. I was impressed that Blaney finished 2nd in the Busch race yesterday.
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I'm not happy about it. What's wrong with having an American motorsport? I guess I'm just a xenophobe.
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Originally Posted by wannadiesel View Post
I'm not happy about it. What's wrong with having an American motorsport? I guess I'm just a xenophobe.
Im with you. o by the way.. .Kasey Kahne avoided every single wreck and finished 7th.

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Old 02-18-2007, 07:20 PM
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I'm not happy about it. What's wrong with having an American motorsport? I guess I'm just a xenophobe.
there is as much american in Toyota as any other. Only difference is where corporate headquarters is located.
We live in a global society now. for good or bad, thats the world today.
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I believe that most people are driver fans not a manufacturer fan. Ok I will admit it.............I am a Jeff Gordon fan and he just so happens to drive a chevy. I am happy as long as Jack Roach () isn't in the winners circle.

I know Mr. Roach had a secret agent put an addative in the gas of the 55 MWR car can't prove it though
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Exactly how many of the parts on a NASCAR are brand-dependent, anyways?

Are the suspension, engine, driveline, chassis or body pieces that different between the "brands" anymore? I don't think that NASCAR has been about the brands for years. Now it's just about the drivers, and Toyota's presence won't change that.

I do consider Toyota just as American as the other two and a half, so I don't really care about them going into NASCAR. If they want to jump on the sinking ship, more power to them.
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you see that little emblem in the middle of the grill??? thats the only difference from one car to anohter...
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Originally Posted by Fronty Owner View Post
you see that little emblem in the middle of the grill??? thats the only difference from one car to anohter...

Aint that the truth!
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If they want to jump on the sinking ship, more power to them.
I think that is exactly what it is. A sinking Ship. I wasn't a fan of the commercials either with their agenda and all, including the band. Making Nascar something that its not.
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I tend to agree about being a "Drivers" race.

Was talking to my friend today during the race. She brought up the 50 year anniversary coming up. I thought she had a good idea.

Bring back the late 60's/early 70's Nascar cars for a celebration race. Make it a manufacturer race. Built production motors, on production cars.


SCHWEEEET

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An entire year of pulling cars of the local dealers lot, putting roll cages in then and taking the glass out.

Lets see how gordon does with a frontwheel drive 4 cylinder automatic.....
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