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ToddDH February 26th, 2012 05:14 PM

Today's Daytona 500 cancelled for the first time in 53 years
 
Thank Heavens I'm retired as they just cancelled today's Daytona 500 for the first time in 53 years. It's been delayed, shortened, etc. but never cancelled.

'Becha there will probably be around a million or so folks tomorrow who either go home by Noon or call in sick! :wink: :)

Many aren't NASCAR fans but those of who us who are understand.

Donna February 26th, 2012 05:25 PM

I worked all day, missed the news....Why was it cancelled?

Manuel February 26th, 2012 06:24 PM

The sad thing is that I liver not too far from the Daytona Speedway and for the last three months we have had very little rain.

I have had to water my plants at least every other day. Today Mother Nature decided to give us a bunh of pouring rain.

TM

ToddDH February 26th, 2012 08:08 PM

Donna,

I guess Manuel's reason answered your questions.

Fern February 26th, 2012 09:28 PM

Donna, rain, rain and then more rain:(!

I'm glad it will be run tomorrow. DH likes golf and basketball and I won't have to compete with either!

Ahhh, the joy's of being retired :),

Luanne Russo February 26th, 2012 10:25 PM

WE were disappointed.

Lisa February 27th, 2012 01:22 AM

And now they are saying the weather today may be worse than that that cancelled the race on Sunday............Go Smoke and Kenseth!!!!!!

travelgalSue February 27th, 2012 08:14 AM

Just hope the rain today goes away so they can get it in. I am dating myself but my Dad took me to the very first race ran at the track many years ago. I was young but still remember how big it was and to see where it is now...unbelievable.
I will be watching and pulling for Smoke and the bow tie boys!


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