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    Default Sammy buys into Indycar team

    Ddin't know if this was already posted. Sammy's getting his tequila exposure in racing by buying a race team:

    http://formula1sport.net/indy-racing...m-as-co-owner/

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    They gonna have to go faster than 55...
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    Sammy, buy into a successful racing circuit at least. Indycar will be non existant in a few years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen View Post
    Sammy, buy into a successful racing circuit at least. Indycar will be non existant in a few years.
    He's a smart businessman, I don't think this will hurt him much if at all.

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    Nascar would've been the better route, I think. Way more exposure in the US, and we all know that alcohol and rednecks go hand in hand. (Not a slam, I watch Nascar religiously; just don't own a gun rack.)

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    Looks like he's following the Gene Simmons route for Indy Car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wickett View Post
    Looks like he's following the Gene Simmons route for Indy Car.
    I would of thought NASCAR would make more sense in the US. I watch NASCAR some if I'm watching TV on a Sunday afternoon but Indy cars may give him a little more international coverage. There are plenty of wealthy NASCAR fans but the $75 Tequilla market may also be a better fit for Indy fans as a whole.

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    While NASCAR would get him more exposure, I'm not sure it would be the right target market. I think (maybe I'm wrong) that NASCAR fans are more of the Budweiser crowd than the IRL fans. I don't mean that as a slam. They're just different people with different tastes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Railrunner130 View Post
    While NASCAR would get him more exposure, I'm not sure it would be the right target market. I think (maybe I'm wrong) that NASCAR fans are more of the Budweiser crowd than the IRL fans. I don't mean that as a slam. They're just different people with different tastes.

    Perhaps, but I think the stereotype of the NASCAR fan is slooowly changing, kind of like the Harley stereotype (now starting to age with more disposable $$).
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    either way it'll likely translate into more cash for the Hagar coffers...he's not stupid...and he's having fun...wouldn't we all like to say we own a nice piece of something we enjoy?
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    Hmm, I know I'm going out on a limb here - but I will guess the car will be RED and have the number 55 on it...
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    ah maybe, who knows...


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