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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/14/20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,790
Posted By Tumey's 55
It is not correct more people die in car...

It is not correct more people die in car accidents than the coronavirus. I believe the correct number is 38,000 Americans die annually from car accidents, what are we up to now after about 4 months,...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/10/20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,581
Posted By Tumey's 55
This delves into politics so I shouldnít go there...

This delves into politics so I shouldnít go there but thought some facts on taxes, IN vs Oregon, would be in order. To really understand taxes you need to consider all taxes. According to this...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/29/20, 7:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,874
Posted By Tumey's 55
True, but these results are consistent with other...

True, but these results are consistent with other viruses. I work in a position where I write protocols for studies and review data so I appreciate your response.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/29/20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,874
Posted By Tumey's 55
I live in SW FL. It is not that temperature,...

I live in SW FL. It is not that temperature, humidity, and UV light will eliminate the virus but it certainly may reduce the problem. Note that FL has a high population of vulnerable folks but the...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/29/20, 8:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,874
Posted By Tumey's 55
One other tidbit, studies conducted by government...

One other tidbit, studies conducted by government scientists have shown that the life of the virus is impacted by higher temperatures and humidity. Combine summer conditions with UV light and the...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/29/20, 8:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,874
Posted By Tumey's 55
There is now much known about this virus. From US...

There is now much known about this virus. From US and global information it appears the death rate of this virus is less than 1%, probably higher than the flu but not nearly as bad as early...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/28/20, 8:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By Tumey's 55
The NFL was a non-profit up until 2015 as allowed...

The NFL was a non-profit up until 2015 as allowed by law. However, they are now a for profit enterprise. I had never heard the league was a non-profit until youíre post. Crazy.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/20/20, 6:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,587
Posted By Tumey's 55
I have no idea what double standard you are...

I have no idea what double standard you are seeing. Mr Simmons explains it well.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/19/20, 9:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,587
Posted By Tumey's 55
Correction, the posts with racist comments may...

Correction, the posts with racist comments may have been in the other thread and appear to be gone now.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/19/20, 8:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,587
Posted By Tumey's 55
I should add that on most fan sites a couple of...

I should add that on most fan sites a couple of the posts above, using racist language, would get you banned. There is freedom of speech but not freedom from consequences of that speech.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/19/20, 8:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,587
Posted By Tumey's 55
It isnít hard, if you are a public figure and use...

It isnít hard, if you are a public figure and use the N word your life will change. If someone where I work used the N word they would likely be fired. These are the norms of society today. I know...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/18/20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,587
Posted By Tumey's 55
Context and accountability are important here....

Context and accountability are important here. NASCAR has a history of being a redneck Southern sport. They have tried hard to overcome this image to attract a broader fan base and sponsorship. ...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/18/20, 9:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,758
Posted By Tumey's 55
You do realize we have people at groceries, drug...

You do realize we have people at groceries, drug stores and big box stores who are taking money every day from people. It wouldnít be hard to set up hand washing at every track. If you want to...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/4/20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,565
Posted By Tumey's 55
I have been to Bowman. The atmosphere is redneck...

I have been to Bowman. The atmosphere is redneck great. There were ~15,000 fans the night I went, modifieds were the headliner. If racing for you means passing then donít go. The modified race...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/20/20, 1:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tumey's 55
I reality it is all of the above that causes the...

I reality it is all of the above that causes the big wrecks. Blocking is a huge issue. Drivers dive in front of cars approaching at a higher rate of speed and often misjudge the closure rate. This...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 12/20/19, 7:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,530
Posted By Tumey's 55
To continue the theme, irregardless is not a...

To continue the theme, irregardless is not a word. It is regardless. Regardless of the word you used I get your point. :)
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 12/20/19, 7:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,530
Posted By Tumey's 55
To continue the theme, irregardless is not a...

To continue the theme, irregardless is not a word. It is regardless. :)
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 11/7/19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,174
Posted By Tumey's 55
If my great grand kids are still hearing Back...

If my great grand kids are still hearing Back Home Again it wonít likely be because of RP, unless he pulls a Methuselah.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 11/5/19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,174
Posted By Tumey's 55
I didnít realize how old Penske is, 82. I wonder...

I didnít realize how old Penske is, 82. I wonder what his succession plan is for the Speedway since it is not likely he will run it for long. Not trying to be negative but will he be around long...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 11/5/19, 7:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,174
Posted By Tumey's 55
This will be interesting. I am not a Penske fan...

This will be interesting. I am not a Penske fan at all but maybe this will be good for Indy. A concern is that he doesnít seem to have a history of success when it comes to owning tracks. They...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/25/19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,314
Posted By Tumey's 55
So I read all the time complaints about support...

So I read all the time complaints about support classes. If that is an issue for anyone then this is the event for you. Nothing but sprint cars for four days. I got 4 straight days of sprint cars...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/25/19, 9:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,836
Posted By Tumey's 55
Nope, look again. BOSS put on a good show. ...

Nope, look again. BOSS put on a good show. However, none of the front runners with USAC made a mistake, instead they were flawless and a pass could only occur if the trailing car was faster and the...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/17/19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,433
Posted By Tumey's 55
We know a lot of tracks have trouble surviving. ...

We know a lot of tracks have trouble surviving. I will gladly pay for refreshments at tracks if that is there policy. I want to see them make money so they continue to host great events like ISW.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/16/17, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,789
Posted By Tumey's 55
Calcium chloride is hygroscopic which means it...

Calcium chloride is hygroscopic which means it has the ability to draw moisture from the air. So, if it were used I suppose it could aid somewhat in keeping the track surface moist. I have no idea...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/12/17, 10:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,388
Posted By Tumey's 55
1963 Indy 500, first 500, I was there but so...

1963 Indy 500, first 500, I was there but so young I don't remember much. Parnelli was my racing hero after that win.
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