Friday, June 1, 2007

Dark Horse's?


It's been a hectic few days with less than attractive results and my focus has been everywhere but on racing.

Could the Monster Mile bring the NASCAR Nation a non-Hendrick win? I have very good vibes about the possibility... but who could it be?? Ryan Newman has always done well at Dover with a Bud Pole last year [finished 14th] and other top tens including a win from the pole in "03". The 12 team has been doing well lately. But as much as I'd like to see Ryan win, I'm leaning towards Stewart or Hamlin. Smoke has been running very well all season but keeps coming up short [on fuel] and young Denny has seen pretty much the same. Who is the Dark Horse??

All 3 Series are running at Dover this weekend and some drivers are driving in everyone of them. They either just plain ole love it or are just plum crazy!!

Back at the Cottage... Hectic!! The city of Glens Falls NY, which is just down the road from us, is like many upstate NY towns, full of Victorian homes built in the early 1900's. I have contracted a job to duplicate a wrap-around porch on one of these homes that some craftsman in the 40's had built in custom removable screen panels. The new panels are being built in my shop out of a new age material non-wood that looks like and acts like wood except it won't ever rot and is permanently white. This process has proved very challenging, but by George!! I think I've got it!! It gives me a great appreciation for the carpenter's of yore, B.D. [Before Dewalt].

6 comments:

MIKE said...

Newman has always done well here!

Then there is Smoke! He has come close to many times this year. And at this point I really don't care who wins, as long as it is NOT Hendrick!!

And it is pretty amazing how some things were built and/or assembled "back then" with out the tools of today!!

TSRFan said...

I think it's Tony's week. If you look at the numbers, his average for the first win of the year is 13.3. This is the 13th race so the odds say it should come this week.

The guys in Vegas probably disagree though.

Mike said...

I picked Hamlin. I'm not sure if this qualifies as a dark horse, but Mark Martin has been great at Dover. Ginn's CoT is not as good as their speedway cars though.

Charlie Turner said...

I'm liking the Roush cars of Kenseth and Edwards. Need a break from the Chevy parade.

Starla said...

I hope Tony can win if not, then I would not mind Hamlin winning.

Wood that won't rot. Nice!!!!

So if you are afraid of the unknown. Are you afraid of the Unknown Soldier??? Just kidding, lol

Cheyenne said...

...anybody but a Hendrick driver.