Thursday, September 19, 2013

Mike Helton dons classic look in another splendid Mike Smith StockCartoon

Mike Smith is one of the most talented cartoonists on the planet!

JOLIET, Ill. — It was the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, and some drivers experienced frustration and others elation during the opening weekend of NASCAR’s playoffs.

Here is a look at some of the chatter — on in-car radios and on Twitter — from the race weekend at Chicagoland Speedway:

Team owner Michael Waltrip to Clint Bowyer’s team prerace: “Proud of you boys. Let’s run off 10 good ones. Thank you for all you do.”

Clint Bowyer, when he is 19th: “Help me be patient here.”

Crew chief Chad Knaus when a NASCAR official was saying the team had a missing lugnut: “Go back to the right rear, go back to the right rear, go back to the right rear. … Tight the (expletive) lugnut!”

But then Knaus realized the official was wrong and waving off the violation: “Alright, man. We’re going to be fine. NASCAR kind of (expletive) us on that deal there. We’ll be OK. We’ve just got to get back in this thing.”

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