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2:00 P.M. ET. FOX. The 62nd. Daytona 500

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by RayGator, Feb 16, 2020.

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  1. RayGator

    RayGator Moderator VIP Member

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    Sunday, February 16, 2020.
    2:00 P.M. ET. FOX.

    The 62nd. Daytona 500.

    President Donald Trump will be the Grand Marshall at the Daytona 500 “America’s Race”.
    He will be at the beginning just before the start saying “Drivers, Start Your Engines.”

    Previous Presidents at the Daytona 500: Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush.


    Donald Trump expected to attend Sunday’s Daytona 500

    Trump taking in Daytona 500 before heading West

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    Daytona International Speedway.
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  2. The_Graygator

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    I'm not a NASCAR fan but I saw his plane fly over. Pretty impressive.
     
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  3. RayGator

    RayGator Moderator VIP Member

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    The President and the First Lady now at the Race site.
     
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  4. GatorHighlights

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    “I just think it’s tremendous what they’re doing here. I know more about NASCAR than anyone, believe me, and let me tell you, you have a lot of cars - and they’re very fast by the way, some of the fastest cars ever - and they’re just driving around and it’s all very exciting. I have to tell you people always say, ‘Sir, you’d be very good at driving you should become a driver’ and they’re probably right. I don’t know.”
     
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  5. Gator715

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    Mr. President? Is that you?
     
  6. RayGator

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    Big Rain Delay. Race hasn’t started yet.
     
  7. g8torlenny

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    Y’all know 4 of those drivers are Gator grads right..
     
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  8. Gatorfred

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    Just like the Super Bowl this contest is rigged and fixed from the start.
     
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  9. GatorKP

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    Which ones?
     
  10. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Well...
    Looks like we'll have to wait until tomorrow to watch the race, seeing how a good old Florida "wall of water" rainstorm hit the track....

    Race is at 4:00 PM Monday.
     
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  11. RayGator

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    It was estimated there were 100,000 at the Daytona Speedway on Sunday. Doubt that many will be able to come back on Monday afternoon.
     
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    Prattvile, AL-Go Lions!
    "Fireball" Roberts attended the UF in the late 40's. LOL.
     
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  14. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    So...
    I guess they have a certain few drivers who will have switches on their dashboards to blow one of their tires, so they can cause one of the "big ones"...and tell each driver if thet're just going to dent a fender...or if their car is gonna barrel roll down the straightaway?....or are those "crash participants" drawn by lottery??....

    Or, is the entire thing run by two people in a VIP booth, with all the tire-blows, spinouts and barrell roll switches and tools laid out on a table between their lobster tails, shrimp cocktail, king crab legs and baby lamb chops???
     
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  15. Gatorfred

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    It’s all decided over the Thanksgiving dinner at Saban’s.
     
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  16. Skink

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    Please provide your source for this “quote”
     
  17. GoCocks3877

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    What a bad wreck.. praying for Ryan Newman. That looked horrible.
     
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  18. antny1

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    It's not good. Can't give details though.
     
  19. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator "Where's The Beef"?? (Or the crabcakes, etc.)... VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Yeah..It looked.hejust might win, until Hamlin got a run on him and Blaney...he got twisted by Blaney on the last turn, hit the wall n just the wrong angle, flipped, but..then got thrown airborn by Cory LaJoie, and rode for a god long while on the roof and side of his car......
    It took the crews a while to get him out of the car, and, once they did, they hustled him into the abulance..they most likely took him straight to Halifax hospital, who has their trauma unit there.

    Praying for him and his family.
     
  20. GatorHighlights

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    My source is me.
     
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