- Detroit In The News-- GM and Chrysler, their employees, suppliers and a lot of other people can breathe a little easier. Earlier today, President Bush approved some 17-billion dollars of bailout money for the General and Chrysler. Now, they have to go to work to keep up the quality and reduce expenses dramatically, which is the task that faces everyone of us in business. Multiply that by hundreds of billions of dollars...
- Labor Day on Belle Isle Takes A Year Off-- Roger Penske's sponsors of the Belle Isle Grand Prix for the IndyCars and American LeMans Series cars pulled back some of their support...and the Captain said "enough." The Labor Day Weekend won't happen in 2009...but may return in 2010 (may is the operative word).
Maybe that's all for this weekend...and we can sit back at the mothership with a big drink of eggnog for a couple of days at least, before we resume blogging, and producing our year end programs. Our Christmas week "Race-Talk" reveals the identity of Santa's Racing elf...and brings back a tradition--Father Phil DeRea is the IndyCar Series Catholic Chaplain, and in past years, before he was posted by his order to a cathedral in Rome, Padre gave a Christmas perspective to our listeners from the open wheel standpoint. Father Phil is back in the USA, and will resume his comments for Christmas. We hope you'll listen. The podcast link is:
which will download the newest edition every week.