Stewie Award Results VS My Picks

Okay the 6th Annual Stewie Awards are in the books. Last week I made a blog post sharing with you my picks which can be seen by CLICK HERE. Lets take a look and see how my picks matched up to the actual winners!

Best Original Drama

My Pick: Dale Jr. Sidelined Due To Concussion

Actual Winner: Brad Keselowski & Jimmie Johnson Championship Battle

Bonehead Move Of The Year

My Pick: Danica Patrick

Actual Winner: Danica Patrick

Feel’s Like The First Time

My Pick: Ryan Blaney

Actual Winner: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Best Vocal Performance

My Pick: Brad Keselowski @ Pheonix

Actual Winner: Tony Stewart @ Talladega

Best Driver To Crew Chatter

My Pick: Brad Keselowski @ The Coca-Cola 600

Actual Winner: Carl Edwards April Fools Joke

Best Original Comedy

My Pick: Tony Stewart Vs Matt Kenseth

Actual Winner: Tony Stewart Vs Matt Kenseth

Hal Needham Award

My Pick: Tony Stewart Wrecks The Field At Talladega

Actual Winner: Juan Paublo Blows Up Jet Dryer

The Social Stewie

My Pick: Matt Kenseth to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Actual Winner: Matt Kenseth to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

3 out of 8. Ouch. Good thing I didn’t bet! For the full event recap go to the Sirius XM website by CLICKING HERE

Save-A-Fox

As many of you know I am deeply involved with Southeasternfoxbodies.com. I’d like to take this chance to share with you their Save-A-Fox Project! A project that JDSMotorsports.com is proud to be helping out by donating 200 dollars(at store cost) of Carquest Auto Parts to the build! Check it out!

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Background

“Save A Fox” is an idea that came about in early 2012 where one SEFB member said, “You know, we all have so many spare parts for these cars, I bet we have enough to build a complete car!”. That one statement evolved into the desire to build a car and raffle it off for charity. A complete car was donated(1989 LX Hatchback 4cyl). A project committee was formed from SEFB members. The club then voted on all aspects of the build, from motor to paint to interior and beyond. The club also nominated and voted on three charities to support. The charities that will benefit are The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Victory Junction Gang Camp and Savannah’s Drive(a local 8 year old girl battling Leukemia). Member donated parts, time and money, as well as outside donors will go to complete the build.

“Save A Fox” Project Charities
90% of net proceeds will go to benefit the following charities:

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

www.jdrf.org

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is now the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.

Victory Junction Gang Camp

www.victoryjunction.org

Victory Junction serves 24 chronic medical conditions and serious illnesses such as, but not limited to, Autism, Cancer, Craniofacial Anomalies, Diabetes, Hemophilia, Sickle Cell and Spina Bifida. The camp, located in Randleman, N.C., is built on 84 acres and donated by Richard and Lynda Petty. The future Kansas facility will be housed on approximately 71 acres. Victory Junction has enriched the lives of more than 14,000 children and families since opening in 2004 and welcomed children from 50 states and four countries. The cost of sending a child to camp is valued at $2,500, but no child or family incurs that cost thanks to generous donors. Since 2004, 13,224 volunteer positions have been filled. Last year, volunteers sacrificed an estimated 47,156 hours to assist at Victory Junction. Thirty hospitals partner with Victory Junction to deliver exceptional health care to campers with a variety of needs.

Savannah’s Drive

http://www.facebook.com/SavannahsDrive

Savannah Odom is an 8 year old little girl from China Grove, NC that is battling ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) for the second time. Her first diagnosis was 9-14-2007 when she was only 3.5 years old. After 30 days she was in remission but had to continue treatments for 2.5 years. She was done with all treatments and just getting back to “normal” when she got sick again. On 2-19-2012 she was admitted to Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast with pneumonia. Blood work showed something was wrong. The next day she was transferred to Presbyterian Hemby Childrens Hospital in Charlotte where a bone marrow biopsy was performed and on 2-27-2012 (Savannah’s 8th birthday) she received news that her leukemia had returned. This would be the beginning of more treatment consisting of high dose chemotherapy over the span of another 2.5 years. Save A Fox will help Savannah’s family with the mounting medical bills.

For more information be sure and visit the Save-A-Fox website!!
www.save-a-fox.com

TMD “Fired Up Friday” Response 11-30-12

My reply to “Fired Up Friday” on the daily Sirius-XM satellite radio show The Morning Drive with Mike Bagley and Pete Pistone. Because of work I don’t have time to call in every week but I will respond on here! Comments to the blog are more than welcome!

#1 ” What is the best event of Champions Week and why?”

By far Nascar After The Lap. Where else do you get to see the driver’s let their hair down so to speak? Well besides in Brad Keselowski’s 2013 Championship celebration…..
The Stewie Awards come in a close second but without Tony being on the air each week on Sirius XM they have lost some of there appeal and credibility. The rest of the Championship week festivities are just like going through the motions, does anyone even watch the awards ceremony?

#2 “What is your favorite new car design for 2013”?

Wow, this is a tough one. Honestly I can’t decide. They are all awesome. The Dodge sticks out in my mind I think because for one its the first one we saw. It has probably the most unique nose piece and that really stands out. I like the nose on the Toyota but it looses me with the flat side, same for the Ford. I really like the side body lines that Chevy and Dodge put into their cars. So since Dodge is gone I guess I would have to pick the Chevy SS.

#3 “Should the Most Popular Driver Award be matched with the results on the track?”

What? No! Why in the heck would you do that?? We have that award already, Brad Keselowski won it this year! It’s the Most Popular Driver Award, it has ZERO to do with performance, heck Danica Patrick won it in Nationwide for goodness sake! Base it of souvenir sales, base it off twitter mentions, base it off whatever you want the result is going to be the same. Are we really that bored two weeks into winter that this is an issue for people to complain about? Give me a break!

New Chevy SS Sprint Cup Car Well Worth Wait!

Finally Chevrolet unveiled there new 2013 Cup car today but I have to say it was well worth the wait! I’m really impressed with the body lines on the side and rear bumper. Check it out!


For pictures of the 2013 Toyota Camry, check out my previous blog entry by CLICKING HERE