The Frontstretch: Top Ten Ways Roger Penske May Benefit by Having David Stremme As a Driver by Jeff Meyer -- Thursday August 13, 2009

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Roger Penske may be able to sign Discovery Channel’s series “Wrecked” as a sponsor in 2009 with the way David Stremme’s performed behind the wheel.

10. May be able to sign Discovery Channel’s series “Wrecked” as a sponsor.

9. Doesn’t have to worry about a “souvenir deal” percentage rate like he does with Kurt Busch.

8. Can accept payoffs from other teams to take out certain drivers during any given race.

7. Makes the No. 2, and even the No. 77 car, look really, really good.

6. Will have a seat for a good “up and comer” in 2010.

5. Roger has been wanting to switch his cell phone carrier for awhile now, and there’s just no better way to get out of his Verizon deal.

4. Roger just likes to mess with anyone named Gordon.

3. Hey, even bad press is better than no press.

2. (Wow! Is there REALLY 10 benefits? This is harder than it looks!)

1. He is really cleaning up with the boys at Dodge on this “Cash for Clunkers” deal!

Editor’s Note: If you haven’t seen it yet, check out this week’s Frontstretch Foto Funnies – Watkins Glen Edition, as Kurt Smith tells the story behind the pictures of your favorite drivers this weekend. Come and have a good laugh with us after a second straight rain-delayed race put a damper on your Sunday plans!

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Kevin in SoCal
08/13/2009 02:11 AM

Jeff said: “Discovery Channel’s series “Wrecked””

Uhm, Jeff…. Wrecked is on the SPEED channel.

Jeff Meyer
08/13/2009 02:19 AM

Kevin is 100% correct!!

Major brainfart on my part! Sorry SPEED!

Thanks for pointing that out Kev!

Kevin in SoCal
08/13/2009 12:52 PM

Not that I watch the show, but I cant help but notice it when SPEED annoyingly runs promos for it non-stop thru their other shows.
What are you doing up so late, Jeff?


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