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« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2008, 01:55:02 pm »
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I'm woring on one but we're leaving now.  :(  Tonight?

Totally!:)
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« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2008, 01:57:15 pm »
Wheldon has taken the lead through 7/8--


then Dixon, Tony Kanaan, and a surprsing THomas Scheckter moves into 4th!  Briscoe is in 5th, then Helio, then Danica, then Marco Andretti!
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« Reply #17 on: May 25, 2008, 01:58:27 pm »
Quick yellow flag--Bruno Junqueira had a mirror fall off.

I think something like this happened last year--everyone pits, makes a quick adjustment and is back out.
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« Reply #18 on: May 25, 2008, 02:01:48 pm »
lol--Bruno Junqueira stayed out, I think just to be first for a lap or two as much as anything.  He will have to go in to reattach that mirror, I'm almost certain of it.
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« Reply #19 on: May 25, 2008, 02:08:06 pm »
Sarah Fisher spun, and is being towed into the pits.  She should be just fine and back out soon.

Bruno Junqueira is in getting his mirror back on.  

Thank goodness its under yellow.  You dont win the race in the first laps.


With a roar, Sarah Fischer is back out!

Buddy Rice is leading on the current caution lap!  (Not for long, but he's a former winner.  Good to see him out there).  Justin Wilson is #2, but neither went to the pits.
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« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2008, 02:10:37 pm »
Yeah -- Buddy Rice takes the lead. :)

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« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2008, 02:12:20 pm »
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Yeah -- Buddy Rice takes the lead. :)

That was cool.

Justin Wilson is running strong!!!

Rice is hanging in there, though--he doesn't have the fastest car, but he can definitely drive.
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« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2008, 02:13:29 pm »
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That was cool.

Justin Wilson is running strong!!!



Huzzah!

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« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2008, 02:14:08 pm »
Wheldon and Dixon are the class of the field so far--pulling away a bit.
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« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2008, 02:18:09 pm »
Wow!  Justin Wilson just reeled 'em in!

He and Buddy Rice will have to pit soon--they need to pray for a yellow flag.
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« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2008, 02:21:37 pm »
Yep, WIlson and Rice pit.  They'll drop some spots, both good runs so far for both--neither were considering front-runners, but they've looked good.

Danica has jumped up to 7th!

Ed Carpenter is 8th!!
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« Reply #26 on: May 25, 2008, 02:24:21 pm »
Ryan Briscoe's car had a bad vibration, had to pit.  He's dropped back to 31st momentarily.

CONTACT!!!!

Graham Rahal, has nailed the wall on Lap 37.

Caution/yellow is out.  I'm surprised no one else got tagged.

That's a bummer.
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« Reply #27 on: May 25, 2008, 02:27:20 pm »
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« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2008, 02:28:26 pm »


AJ Foyt's car catches fire for the second time this month.  Jesus, I hope he's ok
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« Reply #29 on: May 25, 2008, 02:37:34 pm »
Danica had some pit trouble--she comes out in 13th.

Here's a rundown of the Top 20, circa Lap 42:

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