Biffle's girlfriend reprimanded for incident : Now this could be much more fun than watching Jeff Gordon push Matt Kenseth after a race.
posted by dbt302 to auto racing at 05:40 PM - 20 comments
Personally,I think the two chick thing is HOT! The next thought woud be that Kurt Busch is getting to big for his pants. There will be a time, later, in this season, that he will need a friend. It will be very interesting to see who his friends are, if he has any. I don't think you can win without friends.
posted by volfire at 06:24 PM on April 12
"That kind of stuff was common back in the old days, everybody was fighting back then, especially the women," Wheeler said. "But there wasn't the TV coverage we have today, so it wasn't that big of a deal." Now what kind of a guy lets his woman do his fightin for him? Is Biffle a Whiffle?
posted by irunfromclones at 06:27 PM on April 12
oh man... Good old gender bias rears its head in nascar now too? I thought that nascar was way too cultured, refined, and evolved socially for this...
posted by everett at 06:59 PM on April 12
Now what kind of a guy lets his woman do his fightin for him? Is Biffle a Whiffle? two words GREGG BIFFLE
posted by TAZ29 at 07:37 PM on April 12
I don't think that it is gender bias, everett. Everybody knows that NASCAR is trying to get away from the 'redneck' image and try to become more mainstream. Scenes of racers' girlfriends and fiances yelling at each other is not good publicity. I think that if it were Gordon pushing Kenseth there would be consequences, or if two owners go at it there would be consequences. It's equal opportunity reprimanding in NASCAR.
posted by wingnut4life at 07:37 PM on April 12
they should encorage this type of activity. They could even get Johnsons baby oil to sponsor it.
posted by TAZ29 at 07:40 PM on April 12
Not to worry. NASCAR is just taking a page from the books of hockey, baseball, football, basketball, etc. Any publicity, good or bad, is good. It puts the sport in the headlines and things like this will also get the attention of people who are not fans and would probably never be fans. It seems that many people are more interested in ''confrontations'', wink, wink, than they are in the quality of the event which they pay outrages prices to witness.
posted by joromu at 08:50 PM on April 12
Noooooooo, Nascar will be taking a page from the WWE, we'll soon see NASCAR Diva's on monday night NASCAR RAW!!!!
posted by jknemo at 11:36 PM on April 12
Let the women fight is out in a hot oil match!
posted by postalmayhem at 12:21 AM on April 13
Scenes of racers' girlfriends and fiances yelling at each other is not good publicity. Are you kidding? It's great publicity.
posted by rcade at 07:28 AM on April 13
Are you kidding? It's great publicity. Only if dey are nekkid....
posted by wingnut4life at 07:47 AM on April 13
NASCAR? WWF called... They want their schtick back. [Irishman? Yiddish called... They want their word back.]
posted by JJ at 08:16 AM on April 13
Guy's, let this be a lesson for us ALL. See what happens when you bring your wife/Girlfriend to work with you even for just one day!!
posted by rukidng at 09:12 AM on April 13
it's WWE. Get with the program. I dont even watch it and I know that.
posted by bluekarma at 11:04 AM on April 13
I dont even watch it and I know that. Now do you expect us to believe that?!? JJ was just testing the masses to see which WWE fanatic would catch on...
posted by wingnut4life at 03:11 PM on April 13
Is it? Did it used to be WWF? *clueless* Apologies to the connaisseurs.
posted by JJ at 03:46 PM on April 13
Did she thow a "gatorade" bottle? Just curious
posted by THX-1138 at 04:39 PM on April 13
Did it used to be WWF? Yeah. In a wonderful example of the US' intellectual property law brilliance, a bunch of panda huggers successfully argued they could be confused with a bunch of man huggers because of the similar name. And the hugging.
posted by yerfatma at 06:21 PM on April 13
This could be a FOX-TV sweeps week event! Athletes' hot sig-others in mud, jello, hot oil wrestling! Kris Benson's wife vs. Phil Mickelson's! Eva Longoria (Tony Parker) vs. Mandy Moore (Andy Roddick)!
posted by L.N. Smithee at 07:05 PM on April 13
This is a hilarious situation with two wives fighting. Can't wait to see what will happen next.
posted by Chinese Monkey81 at 08:12 AM on April 14
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