The Frontstretch: Top Ten Reasons David Gilliland Won at Kentucky by Jeff Meyer -- Tuesday June 20, 2006

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Top Ten Reasons David Gilliland Won at Kentucky

Frontstretch Top Ten · Jeff Meyer · Tuesday June 20, 2006


10. Not nearly the “Cup” power present on the entry list as has been the case at “companion” events.

9. DUH!! He crossed the finish line ahead of everyone else!

8. He missed the driver's meeting and didn't know he was supposed to pull over and let the “Cup” teams go by.

7. He got pissed after listening to the guys in the booth all but write him off after a 20 second pit stop moved him from 2nd to 20th.

6. Ever been to Kentucky? I have! My wife’s from there and I gotta tell ya, all sorts of weird stuff happens in Kentucky!

5. Didn't have all those sponsor decals on the car weighing it down.

4. Even God was tired of Buschwhackers winning.

3. Just couldn't resist the irony of beating a full time Cup guy who has never even won in the Busch Series (J. J. Yeley).

2. He stayed at a Holiday Inn Express the night before.

1. Generally outdrove the hell out of everybody! Way to go, David!

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06/20/2006 10:40 PM

Partly weak but numbers 3 and 4 make up for the lame jokes (number 9).

06/21/2006 05:12 AM

The main reason David won is,........
He doesn’t know he CAN’T.

I like #2 and #4.
And, you can say #1 again!
Did he ever!
Spanked ‘em at their own game.

I’m anxious to hear who David will be “next’. I’ve heard “the next Jeff Gordon” so many times—I’ll quake if I hear one more nerd call a new driver “the next Jeff Gordon.”

I never hear, “the next Buckshot Jones.”
Whyz dat?

06/21/2006 12:00 PM

I liked 3 and 4 but #8 seems it makes the most sense lately. Or maybe they forgot to pay him off lol.

06/21/2006 01:04 PM

You forgot “Because Cousin Carl’s transmission broke!” ;) :D

J. Meyer
06/21/2006 04:13 PM

Funny you should mention that BB6! In the original draft, #9 was….Carl Edwards transmission broke. However, in a fit of sarcasm, I opted for the one in the above list.

06/22/2006 12:53 PM

#1 should be:
David got that extra special winning edge from the fans, at home and at the track, cheering and praying for him! Everyone that truly loves racing found themselves pulling for David those last few laps, theres power in that kinda spirit! :-)


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