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Old 05-29-2005, 04:26 PM   #1
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All I can say is Wow The first women to have a lead in the Indy 500
even though she came in 4th.
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Dan Wheldon won the race
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She'* hot, but her "acting" on Spike TVs powerblock leaves something to be desired...however I would not worry if I were her, as it appears she has a promising career in racing.
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isnt she something like 18-21?
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Dem ole' NASCAR boys may have something to worry about
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Its too bad she couldnt run on full fuel I think she could have won.

by the way she'* 23
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Yeah, nice driving indeed. I give major props to her. So young, a rookie, and so far ahead of the rest of the pack consisting of alot of senior drivers with many more years experience.
I watched the last 50 laps. Too bad she was so low on fuel -if she'd known there were going to be two yellow'* in the last 5 laps she could have kept the fuel setting at full load and she'd have held the lead.

Nice work indeed. Shall be interesting watching her career grow. The next Jeff Gordon -a Girl!!!
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race was pretty good i had seats directly behind the box seats with the big walkway infront of me so that you can have all the leg room you could imagine and you dont have to walk over people to get out. danica did really well and she made a pretty good comeback from falling to 16 and making it back up to lead for a bit. too bad the race ended on a yellow flag...only bad part. it was a beautiful day for racing and i had an awesome time going.
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I watched the last 50 laps. Too bad she was so low on fuel -if she'd known there were going to be two yellow'* in the last 5 laps she could have kept the fuel setting at full load and she'd have held the lead.
Actually she had the engine on full lean all the way up to the last restart and was holding Wheldon to very minimal gains. When the last green came down, she went full rich, but started to starve in the corners. There was nothing at all she could have done to conserve any more fuel than she did. Even if she had stayed lean, she still would have started starving before the last lap.
In spite of the 4th place finish, I've never seen any other rookie run a race like that. To fall to the back, twice, and then come back to the lead both times, even after a wreck...
Once she gets that rookie shine off, nobody'* gonna be able to touch her. I think we're looking at the new best driver in the world.
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