Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn Forum - A Community for Corvette Lovers  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn Forum - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-27-2012, 10:04pm   #1 (permalink)
Barn Raising III
Points: 14,277, Level: 82
Activity: 3.1%
Last Achievements
 
vetteman9368's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 6,415
Thanks: 2,554
Thanked 1,588 Times in 751 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $17467
Default Juan Pablo Montoya

Has officially wrecked everything!!!
vetteman9368 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:07pm   #2 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #6969
NCM Supporter '11, '12
Points: 22,730, Level: 100
Activity: 46.0%
Last Achievements
 
69camfrk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Somewhere in GA
Posts: 8,565
Thanks: 1,966
Thanked 2,853 Times in 1,459 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1035612
Default

Most likely! If my car was vibrating all to hell like his evidently was, why was he hauling ass like a dummy? Should've taken it easy with a problem that big and tried to nurse it back to the pits.
69camfrk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:09pm   #3 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #75
Points: 21,274, Level: 100
Activity: 0.5%
Last Achievements
 
xXBUDXx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Just left of the right thing to do
Posts: 8,645
Thanks: 1,269
Thanked 2,210 Times in 1,297 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $15300308
Default

If he can hit the pace car, he will have ran into everything!

In 37 years of watching this sport, I have never seen anybody run into the track maintenance truck.
xXBUDXx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:09pm   #4 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14
Points: 86,147, Level: 100
Activity: 99.8%
Last Achievements
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 38,560
Thanks: 5,925
Thanked 11,574 Times in 6,446 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $28000271
Default

Yo quero marshmallow.
DAB is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:14pm   #5 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 8,999, Level: 65
Activity: 5.2%
Last Achievements
 
Issues's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: The Unkn0wn !
Posts: 3,329
Thanks: 684
Thanked 668 Times in 366 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2329219
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by xXBUDXx View Post
If he can hit the pace car, he will have ran into everything!

In 37 years of watching this sport, I have never seen anybody run into the track maintenance truck.


Jaun dumbshit Montoya!
Issues is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:14pm   #6 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #5
Barn Raising I,II,III,IV
NCM Supporter '11,'12,'13,'14
Points: 31,721, Level: 100
Activity: 27.2%
Last Achievements
 
Stangkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Republic of Texas
Posts: 14,117
Thanks: 3,559
Thanked 3,531 Times in 2,006 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2163703
Default

Can somebody remind me why Nascar accepted him, after being kicked out of Formula?
Stangkiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:15pm   #7 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 8,241, Level: 63
Activity: 3.0%
Last Achievements
 
GS Ragtop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Florida and West Michigan
Posts: 2,241
Thanks: 422
Thanked 528 Times in 335 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $3242265
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stangkiller View Post
Can somebody remind me why Nascar accepted him, after being kicked out of Formula?
GS Ragtop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:22pm   #8 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #5
Barn Raising I,II,III,IV
NCM Supporter '11,'12,'13,'14
Points: 31,721, Level: 100
Activity: 27.2%
Last Achievements
 
Stangkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Republic of Texas
Posts: 14,117
Thanks: 3,559
Thanked 3,531 Times in 2,006 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2163703
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GS Ragtop View Post
from Wiki:
Quote:
Montoya has been criticized during his Formula One career for his unreliability and tendency to make costly mistakes. His driving style is too characteristic of the 80s Formula One era. In this matter, it was difficult to build a car that suited him well as engineers and aerodynamicists had to adapt their work to build chassis that were more suited to finer and smoother driving styles. Moreover, Montoya failed to adapt to the cars that were provided for him.

Entering his sixth season, in 2006, it was evident that Juan Pablo Montoya had not developed into a title contender. In particular, after five full seasons, the necessary consistency never materialized. However, he often challenged for race victories and was voted top Latin American driver at the Premios Fox Sports awards in 2003 and 2005
For some reason I vaguely remember the last straw involving him wrecking a team mate or something.

Quote:
Originally Posted by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Pablo_Montoya#Formula_One_career
he US Grand Prix also brought further disappointment to Montoya's season. An 8-car crash on the first corner saw him retire from the race, yet again taking no points. This crash also involved team-mate Räikkönen, and as one of the main instigators of the crash, this cast further doubt upon Montoya's future in Formula One.

Montoya's Formula One career effectively came to an end on July 9 when he announced in a public press conference from the US that he had signed a contract to run in the NASCAR series from 2007. On July 11, 2006, McLaren-Mercedes announced that Montoya would stop racing for the team with immediate effect. This ultimately confirmed Montoya's exit from F1. However, in the press conference on July 14 at the French Grand Prix, Ron Dennis stated that Montoya was still under contract with McLaren-Mercedes and he would remain in contract with the team until the expiration of the deal. Following further speculation that he could start racing in the NASCAR series as early as 2006, Dennis publicly offered Montoya an early exit from his contract with McLaren-Mercedes, provided that he resigned from receiving any payout to terminate his contract.[5][6]
Stangkiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:23pm   #9 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #75
Points: 21,274, Level: 100
Activity: 0.5%
Last Achievements
 
xXBUDXx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Just left of the right thing to do
Posts: 8,645
Thanks: 1,269
Thanked 2,210 Times in 1,297 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $15300308
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stangkiller View Post
Can somebody remind me why Nascar accepted him, after being kicked out of Formula?
NASCAR felt that their track maintenance vehicles were up to the challenge. they were wrong.
xXBUDXx is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to xXBUDXx For This Useful Post:
Old 02-27-2012, 10:34pm   #10 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 8,241, Level: 63
Activity: 3.0%
Last Achievements
 
GS Ragtop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Florida and West Michigan
Posts: 2,241
Thanks: 422
Thanked 528 Times in 335 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $3242265
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stangkiller View Post
from Wiki:


For some reason I vaguely remember the last straw involving him wrecking a team mate or something.


He was always controversial in F1, but he left on his own accord while still under contract to McLaren (as Wiki states).

I liked his brashness and aggressive driving in Formula One. As stated in the Wiki article, it reminded me of the 80's F1 - balls out, everybody racing to win at nearly all costs. Yup, didn't fit the new-style boring, boring, money-focused F1.

When I heard JPM hit the drying vehicle, I wondered if Michael Schumacher had a part-time gig as a track worker in Daytona. JPM's best screw-ups always seemed to involve the rear end of MS's car.
GS Ragtop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2012, 10:38pm   #11 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #327
Points: 37,167, Level: 100
Activity: 50.0%
Last Achievements
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 20,601
Thanks: 7,871
Thanked 5,719 Times in 3,022 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $10029035
Default

Just
Punt
Maintence vehicles




JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to JRD77VET For This Useful Post:
Old 02-27-2012, 10:48pm   #12 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 26,618, Level: 100
Activity: 6.0%
Last Achievements
 
MEANZ06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Left coast Beaches
Posts: 9,733
Thanks: 1,946
Thanked 2,287 Times in 1,142 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $4632035
Default

I'm thinking he was on Tweeting on Twitter...
MEANZ06 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to MEANZ06 For This Useful Post:
Old 02-28-2012, 07:54am   #13 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 23,940, Level: 100
Activity: 40.6%
Last Achievements
 
Grey Ghost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: GA
Posts: 13,988
Thanks: 6,967
Thanked 3,989 Times in 1,884 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1039295
Default

I went to bed after that happened.
Grey Ghost is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2012, 08:19am   #14 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #24
Points: 4,464, Level: 45
Activity: 1.3%
Last Achievements
 
longhorn341's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Navarre, Fl
Posts: 1,181
Thanks: 100
Thanked 203 Times in 125 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1431414
Default



Just call him "Fireball" from now on.

Did you see the safety worker sliding down the embankment after they put down the tide
longhorn341 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2012, 08:26am   #15 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #2558
NCM Supporter '12,'13,'14
Points: 37,943, Level: 100
Activity: 26.1%
Last Achievements
 
Bucwheat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Best county in Ga.
Posts: 21,110
Thanks: 6,039
Thanked 2,284 Times in 1,609 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $6518083
Default

He hits what he aims at.
Bucwheat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2012, 08:48am   #16 (permalink)
C4 Mod
Barn Raising II,III
Points: 33,595, Level: 100
Activity: 30.0%
Last Achievements
 
RedLS1GTO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Cincinnati, OH ....ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑBE....
Posts: 10,319
Thanks: 766
Thanked 4,959 Times in 2,289 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $19742254
Default

So.... is there anybody here who didn't immediately think of the Days of thunder pace car scene?


All I can say is THANK GOD it wasn't Danica that piled up the safety truck. The interwebs might have actually imploded.
RedLS1GTO is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

The Vette Barn Forum - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:45am.


''
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2009 - 2015 The Vette Barn