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Old 08-07-2012, 06:04 PM
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Damn it man! Just got to watchin SPEED and it is official that DODGE SRT Program is pulling out of NASCAR after season end. That just sucks donkey balllllllllllllllllllllllls! The last time they did this was back in 1972.
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how dumb can dodge get? there is no logic to pulling out of the most watched races in america
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:30 PM
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I'm still scratchin my head too Pyro! Keslowski drives the hell out of that #2 Miller Lite Dodge. I don't know; the only thing I can think of is mismanaging funds in the Chrysler gang. Oh well.
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I'm not even a Nascar fan but this is not cool at all. What a great way to showcase your product and sponsorship and the 2013 Charger cars look so cool. Money or not Dodge should always be in Nascar.

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/...-ditch-nascar/
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I'm not even a Nascar fan but this is not cool at all. What a great way to showcase your product and sponsorship and the 2013 Charger cars look so cool. Money or not Dodge should always be in Nascar.
I agree, It's foolish to back out. But Nascar sponsorship has gotten way out of hand financially.
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Its to bad. We've been talking about it all day at work. There is now 63 guys at penske that will be looking for jobs at the end of the season. Rodger really shit on his guys. Its all about money when it comes down to it. They have a great engine facility at penske and could build their own engines next year but decided to go to Roush/yates to get engines. Its not good for the sport that dodge pulled out again but hopefully they return soon.
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Ten to the millionth power on what you just said MoparMadness!
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I got the feeling Dodge didn't really want to pull out, but also didn't want to stay in with less then a top team to represent them. I hope they find what they are looking for soon. 2014 would be a great year for them to return.
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Yes, they probably will be back in 2014. They only had Penske as their one team and, when told the team was switching to Ford/Rouche, they wanted to take the time to attract top talent and employees and, of course top-notch sponsership.
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