During a week where the most exciting thing that has happened, is the trip my iPhone took through the washing machine. Yeah…I put it a bowl of instant rice, and it has sit on the heater for the past three days, and works, but I can’t see the display. Maybe it’s time to visit the store, and trade it in on a new one.
One of my favorite shows on television is the Duck Dynasty. If you are indeed classified as a redneck, and aren’t watching the escapades from West Monroe, I might have to question your status in the club. As I tuned in Wednesday night for the latest installment , Drag To Glory, who pulls up to the Duck Warehouse in a camouflage limousine? Driver of the 5 Hour Energy Toyota, Clint Bowyer.
Duck Dynasty is a reality spoof about a family who made a fortune selling Duck Calls. They all have ZZ Top type beards, and all have very nice looking(normal) wives. Turns out that Clint knows Duck Warehouse boss, Willie Robertson, and while in town looking to by a local race track, stops to visit. Willie is interested in putting an advertisement on Clint’s race car until he finds out how much it is going to cost.
Not to be outdone by a superstar, Willie goes out and rents another camo limo. After much redneck dialog, Willie challenges Clint to a race, where if Willie wins, Clint will put the famous Duck Call on the hood for the upcoming season for free. No way he is going to win.
I wrote earlier this season that I felt maybe Michael Waltrip Racing needed a top line driver if they were going to make a run at a Sprint Cup title. I didn’t think Bowyer had the talent to get to the promise land, but after his run in the 2012 Chase, I may have to re-think my position. I’m a Jeff Gordon fan, and felt what Jeff did at Phoenix was wrong. I don’t think Bowyer was close enough, but the incident took fate out of Clint’s hands.
Bowyer had a legitimate chance had he not been wrecked. He would have come to Homestead in second place, and with the Miller Lite team making a few mistakes, it would have applied a little more pressure, and who knows what would have happened. I think He will be a threat next season to make a run at the Cup for Michael Waltrip, and I know I will be rooting for him. After all, he was invited to the evening meal at Miss Kay’s table, now all he needs is a beard.
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