1999 Milwaukee Thoughts
TRACK: The way short ovals were meant to be built. They were on the right
track back in 1903.
RACE: The opposite of Gateway. Started out like gangbusters -- that run up to the
front of the field by Michael Andretti is stuff legends are made of -- then settled into a cat
and mouse game, but ended on a slow note.
TRACY: It always helps to have what Paul has -- talent, aggressiveness, speed -- but
it helps even more to have luck on your side.
VASSER: At least he has a lot to look forward to after a fine run.
SWIFT: There's nothing wrong with this car. Other teams just need to learn how to run
ANDRETTI: Sometimes the fastest car doesn't always win. Especially, with yet another
blown pit stop.
NEWMAN-HAAS: Sorry Parker, it wasn't a clutch problem. Not for a moment. Once again,
the Newman-Haas team was out to lunch on another pit stop.
MANSEAU: The guy gets completely run over from head to toe by a 1,500 pound car and he
suffers only bruises, and will probably be back in action at the next race. The next time I hear
about some zillionaire basketball player missing a game for a sprained pinky, I'm going to barf.
FRANCHITTI: Another driver who had a fast car only to loss his race on a pit miscue.
FITTIPALDI: Christain has always been pretty steady, but it's still a surprise that he
is the only driver this year to complete every single lap.
MONTOYA: People with a heart condition should not watch this guy race...
TEAM GANASSI: Another race, another fuel miscalculation.
DELLA PENNA: Richie Hearn needs to give serious consideration to leaving this team before
his career goes into the toilet.
JONES: PJ must be thanking his lucky stars there are some mighty fine drivers in the
HERTA: You have to praise Bryan's honesty, but you can't be championship material
if you are so uncompetitive on the short ovals.
ABC: Kudos to last week's coverage, boos to this week's. Too much missed as they cut
segments out to squeeze the tape delay into two hours.
S. HATTORI: Only one car crashed into the wall all weekend. We won't spoil the surprise
by telling you who it was...
VITOLO: Maybe he should have dropped out for "handling" problems.
UNSER: Was Little Al even in this race?
TEAM GORDON: Inconsistency is the only consistency this team displays.
QUOTE OF THE WEEKEND: PJ Jones after he black-walled the outside turn 4 wall during
qualifying, "I just thought I would spend a little of Mr. P's (Pat Patrick's) money."
SCHEDULE: Okay folks, time for some road racing! You'll start seeing some drivers
getting back to the front of the pack such as Kanaan, Papis, and Herta.
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