The Frontstretch: Top Ten April Fools Jokes Played On/By Various NASCAR Teams/Personalities This Week by Jeff Meyer -- Wednesday April 2, 2008

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10. Jeff Burton called Michael McDowell and invited him to dinner.

9. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., with the help from a “computer geek friend,” manipulates the Most Popular Driver poll for the day to show Kyle Busch has a runaway lead. He then gives Kyle an anonymous phone call.

8. Darrell Waltrip is told he is to receive the “Sports Broadcaster of the Year” Award.

7. Travis Kvapil opens a envelope that says “You May Already Be a Winner” on the front with high anticipation.

6. Roush Fenway Racing receives a COD package (delivered by someone suspiciously resembling Dale Jarrett) from MWR. Contents include a sway bar from a '78 Ford F-150, and a handwritten note saying; "Sorry for the mix-up!"

5. Joseph Enterprises, Inc (makers of the chia pet) announce a new model; Tony Stewart lying in a prone position. Spread the chia seeds on Tony's back and watch ‘em grow!

4. Martin Truex, Jr. calls Little E bragging about a new contract he just signed with Teresa that gives him 51% of DEI.

3. Ingrid calls Jeff from the offices of Brooke's lawyer, knowing it will come up on the caller ID, just to ask him how his day is going.

2. Brian France calls Shane Hmiel (who?) and tells him the sanctioning body is willing to give him one more chance.

Steve Wallace - next month's GQ cover boy? Nah…April Fools!

1. GQ announces that, with the editorial staff terribly torn between Brian France and Kyle Busch…Nationwide driver Steve Wallace will grace next month’s cover. The deciding factor…Steve's haircut!

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HankZ
04/02/2008 12:40 PM
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Wow, #3 is just nasty.

Dot
04/02/2008 05:56 PM
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Jeff,
You’re mean. But funny. #2 is my favorite.

Gone_Gator
04/02/2008 07:13 PM
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the sway bar jokes are old and no one knows what they are talking about.

 

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