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Old 12-12-2003, 08:20 AM
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Weren't the Merc powered boays winning most of the races? Maybe they want to "even the field"? again.

If I am wrong about Merc winning the majority of the races.... never mind.
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Back4More, your clueless, Merc left APBA half way through the season, and their sponsorship dollars were
not much anyway for what they get. I believe about 100k for the season. That will buy 1/3 of 1 race
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Yeah, Your right...I don't know chit.
But I do know the APBA has a major problem to fix.
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amen sbi may not have the show like apba but there people are so nice , and the racers give 200% of there time and wisdom that is un real .
From what I've seen at the Races just about ALL of the Racers, and teams are so nice, and give 200%. That goes for every local, APBA National, OPA, Great Lakes, SBI race that I've ever been to. I don't think you can quote that into one sanction vs. another.
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Old 12-12-2003, 09:48 AM
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Amen to that brother.
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But I do know the APBA has a major problem to fix.
I Agree, but losing Merc is not it.
APBA has major problem(s) to fix
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Back4more,
It's comments like yous which could falsely lead people to think Mercury was paying for anything associated to prize purse as well as other inaccurate speculations regarding Mercury's involvement that have been a big part of the downslide of offshore racing, whether it be APBA OR Sbi.
I do however agree with you and ScottB in that APBA has some fixing to do. Some of it has already begun, such as getting out from under the grasp and control of Mercury racing! The way I see it, if Mercury Racing had not been leading a select few by the nose, there would never have been a boycott, and APBA and the sport of offshore racing would be stronger than ever!
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Old 12-14-2003, 10:25 AM
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Mr. Offshore,
With all due respect, some of those "heated battles" were a long time comming. The sad part is, many don't realize that most of those "heated battles" were on behalf of us racers.
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Mr. Offshore,
With all due respect, some of those "heated battles" were a long time comming. The sad part is, many don't realize that most of those "heated battles" were on behalf of us racers.
With all due respect....baloney! The only heated battles with any teeth were a lot more narrowly focused than for "the good of the racers".... Maybe for the "good af A racer or two"...

Bottom line, Mercury has been around and supportive for generations....... In spite of the relentless and naive propaganda to the contrary. So take your GMC pickup and enjoy racing it in the offshore 4 wheel drive class of your choice....and if you need a drive or a prop...call Mercury.

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Bottom line, Mercury has been around and supportive for generations
Ok Mr. Luhrs, Exactly WHAT has Mercury Racing done FOR the racers?
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