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    Default Firefighter trying to break into NASCAR - Needs EVERYONE'S help!!!!

    I am a police officer/firefighter in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In my off time, I pursue my passion of stock car racing, and have been trying to break into the higher levels of the sport for some time.

    An exciting opportunity has presented itself, but I need YOUR help. A new television show is in the making, called “Racin’ for a Livin’”. At the end of the show, a driver will be selected to make his or her debut in NASCAR racing. Here’s how it works:

    Fifty ‘rookie’ race drivers will be selected from the thousands of applications submitted via the show’s web site. The 50 are selected based on various criteria, including interest in the driver as expressed by visitors to the show’s web site, located at www.racinforalivin.com. The more people post to the show’s forum interested in a driver, the more likely he/she is to be accepted into the 50 ‘rookies’.

    Once the 50 are selected, an online voting process begins. Only the 12 drivers with the most votes will be featured on the show. That’s where the fun really begins!

    The 12 ‘rookies’ will compete both on and off the track, and the winner is determined through a process of elimination during the show, which will be an in-depth training and racing process, full of thrills!

    Here’s how YOU can help a fellow firefighter: go to the show’s web site at www.racinforalivin.com, join the forum, and tell them that you want to see Dan Frazier (#96) on the show. My application is in; I’m just waiting to hear if I will be one of the 50 drivers selected for the voting process.

    Should I be selected as one of the 50, I’ll REALLY need your help in order to make the show. I’ll need you to vote early and often. Get your friends involved too – the more votes, the better my chances are to be one of the 12 drivers who will be on the show.

    If you’d like to learn a bit more about me, my web site is at www.frazierracing.com. Also, I distribute full-color autograph cards – if you would like one (or more), feel free to send a self addressed stamped 6 x 9 envelope (sorry, can’t afford all that postage on my salary – you know how it is!) to:

    Dan Frazier
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    If you include names, I’ll be happy to personalize them.

    Thanks in advance to all my fellow firefighters. BE SAFE OUT THERE!!!!

    P.S. Since I’m posting this to as many forums as I can find, I won’t be able to check this one much, due to time constraints. If you have a question for me, go to www.racinforalivin.com, pull up my profile or one of my posts, and send me a private message. I get an alert every time a message is left, so I’ll be sure to get it!

    Dan Frazier #96

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    yeah but are you a good driver??
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    Dickey,

    You be the judge. In 1999, I began racing at several race tracks in Michigan and Indiana. I’ve won at least one race at every paved track I’ve raced at, won Rookie of the Year in 1999, and was named Sportsman of the Year in 1999, 2000, and 2002. The Sportsman award is given to the driver who displays the most sportsmanlike attitude to other teams and fans throughout the season. In 2004, I was awarded Most Popular Driver at Kalamazoo Speedway, one of the awards I am most proud of. Last year, I was named Michigan Racing Scene magazine’s “Favorite Limited Late Model Driver”. I’ve been lucky enough to race factory stocks, enduro cars, SCCA Street cars, modifieds, Limited Late and Super Late models, and have 9 feature wins, 3 poles, and 17 heat race wins.

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    yeah but are you a good driver??
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    Dan
    I went to the website and the voting page but it only shows the first 50. I could not find anything beyond that. Where are you!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by E40FDNYL35
    Damn right you're kidding. 100K hillbillies a week watch NASCAR. It is the most watched spectator sport in the world. Or so I'm told.
    Politics is like driving. To go forward select "D", to go backward select "R."

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    Sorry, but it has been a few days since I have last posted. I have been very busy at work and with the folowing announcement. I hope this will answer some of your questions as well.

    I am very pleased to make the following announcement:

    A new television reality series is in the works. The name of the program is “Racin for a Livin”, and it works like this: Thousands of drivers submitted their applications for the show. Of those drivers, fifty ‘rookies’ will be selected to be part of an online voting process at www.racinforalivin.com beginning on March 28th. Starting on that date, fans can visit www.racinforalivin.com and cast votes for their favorite driver. Near the end of July, the voting process will close. The top twelve vote getters will be invited to compete against each other on the show for the coveted prize. The prize: a chance to drive in the NASCAR BUSCH Series in 2007.

    I can’t begin to describe what an honor it was to be named as one of the top fifty just the other day. This is an opportunity of a lifetime. Having been selected is a major accomplishment not only in my personal life, but my racing career as well. I have already begun to see where several things are going to change over the next several months in my life. Requests for autograph cards and media interviews are already being asked of me.

    Never before have race fans been given the opportunity to help select NASCAR’s next big star. “Racin for a Livin” now gives them that opportunity. I plan to work hard to promote the “Racin for a Livin” program to as many race fans as I possibly can over the next few months so that their voice is heard. I would like to urge all of you to help spread the word by telling your friends to visit the “Racin for a Livin” web site.

    I will really need your help when voting opens on March 28th, but you can help even before the voting begins. Go visit www.racinforalivin.com and check out the forum pages that are on the site. They have become very popular in a very short time. Feel free to leave posts of support as well as any questions that you may have about the show or myself. Some of the larger posts are under the following links.

    http://www.racinforalivin.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=111
    http://www.racinforalivin.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=167

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    Damn right you're kidding. 100K hillbillies a week watch NASCAR. It is the most watched spectator sport in the world. Or so I'm told.

    I would think it would be soccer that is the most watched sport...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNY101TRUCK
    I would think it would be soccer that is the most watched sport...
    I was thinking the same thing. But what do I know, I live in the deep south and I dont get the whole NASCAR thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FDNY101TRUCK
    I would think it would be soccer that is the most watched sport...
    Don't watch soccer either. Like NASCAR, the first ten minutes (laps) of a soccer game are interesting and the last ten minutes (laps) are exciting.

    The rest is a good excuse to hang out and drink heavily.
    Politics is like driving. To go forward select "D", to go backward select "R."

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    I would think it would be soccer that is the most watched sport...
    I believe motorsports in general is the most watched sport in the world.

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    Soccer is a very popular sport, but word wide I think that racing is the most popular sport. Michael Schumacher, a Formula 1 driver is the highest paid athlete in the world.

    Voting for the show begins on March 28. That is when I will need the support of my Firefighter Brothers and Sisters at www.racinforalivin.com

    If you would like to read a very interesting press release, click on the link below.

    http://www.catchfence.com/bgnpress/031106.html

    Thank you,

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanFrazier96
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    Good luck Dan.
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    Yes, good luck!

    This reminds me of a joke...

    A man is standing beside a priest as a boxing match is about to begin. One of the fighters makes the sign of the cross before coming to center ring.

    "Will that help him, Father?" the spectator asks.

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    Scfire86 & EastKyFF,

    Thanks for your support, and funny joke EastKyFF.

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    Hey everyone,

    I just got back from Bristol. It was cold and snowing there all weekend. The racing was good though and I had a great time.

    Voting for the Racin' for a Livin' TV show started today. I need you support to get on the show. You can vote from now until the end of July at www.racinforalivin.com I am also the only US Army Airborne Veteran, who now works as a Police Officer and Firefighter in a combined Department.

    I will be chatting with anyone who has a question on www.dirttracktrader.com on Thursday night at 9pm Eastern time.

    Thank you in advance for your votes,

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    Just voted for you although your picture is not as nice as some of the other eye candy Good Luck

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    Now,every REAL race fan knows that you don't go to the track to see the good drivers.
    We wanna see wrecks!


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    waterboy1,

    Thanks a bunch, and your right. It will be hard to beat some of the ladies. I am just lucky my wife is not in the running. Everyone would vote for her.

    Dan Frazier #96

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    doughesson,

    Wrecks or door banging action all the way to the finish line. I will take the later. Those wrecks hurt to much in the morning.

    Thanks for your votes.

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    I spent Friday thru Sunday working on our 2006 race cars. Not much sleep this weekend, but things should be ready for opening night at Kalamazoo Speedway this weekend. I have to work 12 hours a day at the police department thru Thursday. Friday I have an autograph appearance and Saturday is the first night of racing, so it may take me awhile to get back here from time to time.

    By the way, they have changed the voting procedures. Voting is now unlimited, but you have to go through the main site to get to the new voting options.

    Dan Frazier #96

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    Here is our latest press release,

    AUTOGRAPHS, RACING AT KALAMAZOO, OUR NEW FORUM, AND RACIN’ FOR A LIVIN’

    This Friday from 5-7 pm, Dan will be signing autographs at the Portage Road Airport McDonald’s on Portage Road in Portage Michigan as part of the big Grand Opening Celebration. The Airport McDonald’s has been totally remodeled and looks awesome. The #96 McDonald’s / Citizens Credit Union Late Model will also be on hand. In addition to getting an autograph, you can climb in the car and feel what it is like to sit behind the wheel of the race car Dan will drive the following night at Kalamazoo Speedway’s Opening Night of the Season, “The Intimidator 100.”

    The Frazier Racing #96 Late Model will see a bunch of action in the following weeks at Kalamazoo Speedway. This Saturday Dan will drive the car. Matt Weenink will take the wheel in his Late Model debut the following weekend. ASA Late Model driver Jeff Bozell will take the reigns the following Saturday, April 22nd.

    Thanks to the folks at www.motorsportslounge.com Dan has a new forum where you can post messages and questions for Dan or anyone else on the Frazier Racing Team. Just click on the link on the right side or the www.frazierracing.com home page and it will take you there.

    For those of you how have not heard, Dan was selected from over 3,000 applicants as one of the Top 50 Finalists for the racing reality TV show, Racin’ For A Livin’ coming out in the fall of 2006. To get on the show, Dan needs you to vote for him at the shows web site, www.racinforalivin.com The top twelve vote getters will get to compete against each other on the show for the ultimate prize, a 7 race NASCAR Busch Series Deal. Voting is no longer restricted to once an hour, so now you can vote several times at one sitting if you like.

    See you at the races.

    Dan Frazier #96

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