Monday, May 5, 2008

Weekend recap

What you missed while watching the NBA and NHL playoffs, the Kentucky Derby, MLB, and a Cops mini-marathon on G4 (yes, that is a real channel).

-In Richmond, Kyle Busch wrecked everybody. Yes, everybody. In both Nationwide and Cup. Well done, sir. Clint Bowyer won the Cup race. Denny Hamlin took Friday's Nationwide event.

-The NHRA was in St. Louis. Read about the action here. Pro-winners are as follows:

Top Fuel:
(W) Rod Fuller (Caterpillar Dragster) 0.071 4.525; 328.70
(L) Tony Schumacher (U.S. Army Dragster) 0.061 4.583; 325.45

Funny Car:
(W) Tim Wilkerson (Levi, Ray & Shoup Impala) 0.074 4.874; 317.27
(L) Mike Neff (Old Spice Mustang) 0.079 4.886; 321.58

Pro Stock:
(W) Kurt Johnson (AC Delco Cobalt) 0.051 6.631; 209.30
(L) Dave Connolly (Charter Communications Cobal 0.144 6.651; 208.78

Pro Stock Bike:
(W) Andrew Hines (Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines 0.084 6.882; 194.13
(L) Matt Smith (NitroFish/Torco Buell) 0.085 8.098; 114.02

-The Speedway has opened. ROP kicked things-off. Nobody wadded anything up and most everybody completed the four-phases of orientation. Let Robin Miller expand.

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