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-- Wikinews Welcome (talk) 22:35, 14 March 2012 (UTC)

Allrighty, help me out......I'm confused............[edit]

This phrase in the lede: ".......will be contested today". So is there a "regular" race today, or is this a "makeup" race to address the fact that a recent race was cancelled mid-way? Why do the two races have different names? --Bddpaux (talk) 21:17, 12 August 2012 (UTC)

It's a regular race at different speedways. The one today is at Watkins Glen in New York, the one with the strike is at Pocono, Pennsylvania. It's just part of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. I just threw that in because it is taking place today, one week ago. ZappaOMati 21:39, 12 August 2012 (UTC)

Lightning strikes Pocono Raceway killing one, injuring nine[edit]

Well, I've done a review. Tried, such as I could, to write informative review comments that would be helpful moving forward, be it on this article or another. Review comments here, and also of some interest the history of edits during review. --Pi zero (talk) 03:12, 13 August 2012 (UTC)

Your article[edit]

didn't have a status tag; not sure how that happened. The article creation forms all put a status tag on, I think. Anyway, I also left a remark on the talk page about using {{w}}. --Pi zero (talk) 01:05, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

Jeff Gordon wins the 2014 Brickyard 400[edit]

Published. Nicely written. (Couple of small factual details I caught; review comments, history of edits during review.) --Pi zero (talk) 19:23, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi dies aged 25[edit]

Published. :-)  Review comments; history of edits during review. --Pi zero (talk) 04:45, 19 July 2015 (UTC)

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies aged 37[edit]

Published. Standing back after the review, I like the article. See my review comments, and of course history of edits during review. --Pi zero (talk) 17:51, 25 August 2015 (UTC)


Hit a maddening snag when I tried to review the superbowl article. Review comments. --Pi zero (talk) 21:42, 8 February 2016 (UTC)

When you believe it's ready to be re-reviewed, remember to resubmit. --Pi zero (talk) 00:28, 9 February 2016 (UTC)

Jimmie Johnson wins seventh NASCAR Cup Series championship[edit]

Published. Delayed on the queue, obviously, by conspiring circumstances; glad we didn't lose it. --Pi zero (talk) 16:24, 23 November 2016 (UTC)