November 03, 2009
We spent the weekend roaming Talladega, and as has become a tradition around these parts, documented our journey in real-time via Twitter. (Follow me here.) Below are some of the greatest hits from the weekend ...
Heading to Talladega for the day, plunging into the heart of Junior Nation for an Earnhardt story. This'll be fun.
http://twitpic.com/niopu - The Dega credentials folks are in the Halloween spirit.
http://twitpic.com/niz96 - If we stare at it long enough, there's gotta be a way to make it go faster.
In the dega infield doing interviews. Told one guy he could see the yahoo
site when he got home. He pulled out a laptop and called it up.
Tooth-challenged but technologically advanced Junior fan 1, properly humbled smartass media guy 0.
http://twitpic.com/nj8lz - Cruelty in the Dega infield. (Look closely.
Was doing an interview with Jr. fans atop a bus when someone below hollered, "Dale Junior sucks!" The young lady I was interviewing...(cont)
Carl Edwards is bringing everybody in the media center free Subway sandwiches
tomorrow. Now that's how you stay on our good side.
http://twitpic.com/nvix8 - They're giving away Mountain Dew by the
bin. This is about a morning's supply for me.
http://twitpic.com/nvl1k - The merchandise hauler armada. If your
driver isn't represented here, he probably sucks. Sorry.
http://twitpic.com/nw6bs - I'm gonna hang here and try to catch a Carl
http://twitpic.com/nw8ue - Dude on left: best tattoo ever. Dude on
right: "This washes off, right? Right?"
http://twitpic.com/nwckk - All these people are trying to cram through
one small gate. And they'd better hurry, 'cause the cars are in the
http://twitpic.com/nxt2n - A closeup of the new Dega fence. Strong
enough to hold back a flying car? Hope so.
http://twitpic.com/nxwda - Chris Berman talks of Brett Favre on a tv
at Kyle Busch's pit box. This is the single most annoying spot on earth
http://twitpic.com/nxxje - The view from my seat as the moon rises
http://twitpic.com/ny8an - Goodnight Talladega. Goodnight moon. Goodnight No. 39 car flipping over the moon.
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