This week the NASCAR circus will be heading South and slightly West from Charlotte to the biggest, badest, widest, high-banked racing facility known as Talladega Superspeedway! This race track, as well as Daytona, are really the only two racing facilities that can claim to totally level the playing field. It is widely believed by those that are knowledgeable that, if you can put your car into “the show”, then you have an equal chance of winning this race.
Our Talladega Picks
As the accompanying photo would lead you to believe, the darling of Talladega this week is Kurt Busch! This week nearly one third, seven players in total, are in Kurt’s corner. Those seven players include Leon Your Most Humble Sheriff, Edie The Las Vegas Super Star, Linda B. The Cookie Mom, Bobby Blue Crush, Bernie The Bay Area Bandit, Zee, aka Sissy, and Dan The Numbers Cruncher. All of these players are hoping that “The Outlaw” will be able to drive his car not only into the hauler but also into Victory Lane, as well!
Karen The Highly Opinionated Southern Belle, A&M Aggie Sue, and David The Mudslinging Throttle Jockey are all in with their unconditional support for “The Delivernator”, Denny Hamlin.
Meanwhile, Snoopy Dawn and Carole, aka Rudy, are riding shotgun with “Sliced Bread”, Joey Logano, and hoping that he will produce a hefty score for them when the checkered flag flies.
Lastly, Ol Skid-Marc and Jeremy The Coach are steadfastly rooting for the Elk Grove CA, native, “Young Money”, aka Kyle Larson.
This week we have a large group of “individual thinkers”. Yep, we have eight (8) players who are completely and totally in bidnez for themselves this week!
You know I have been somewhat sentimental when writing this Talladega preview. I have made three or four Fall Talladega races with Jim, aka Chiefy. But I remember the first day that we drove onto the Talladega property and I was really awe-struck. I thought to myself, “Man this is really cool. I am really gonna watch this race in person”!
Good luck to all!
I hope that your driver can drive his hot rod back into the hauler when the Sun sets on Talladega! That means that he missed “The Big One”!!
TILL NEXT TIME, PULL YOUR GLOVES UP, FLIP YOUR VISOR DOWN, AND LET’S GO RACIN’!