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  • Happy Hour: Turning in the right direction

    Nick Bromberg at From The Marbles4 days ago

    Throughout the week you can send us your best questions, jokes, rants and just plain miscellaneous thoughts to happyhourmailbag@yahoo.com or @NickBromberg. We'll post them here and have a good time.

    Y'all enjoy the off weekend?

    Sonoma has always been a sign of summer for us. It's got to be the late-June date. Or maybe because it's seemingly always run under sunny skies. Similarly, the Bristol night race has always been a sign that school was starting and football season was near. Granted, we don't have to worry about school any longer, but we can't be alone in thinking about the dread of going back to school when the end of August hits.

    But hell, it's not even the 4th of July yet. We've still got the summer stretch to go.

    ISC is in the process of negotiations to operate Laguna Seca, a historic road course about three hours or so from Sonoma. It's fun to think that NASCAR would have races at both Laguna Seca and Sonoma if the deal went through. But our guess is that it's to make sure IMSA keeps racing at the track. The sports car series races at Laguna Seca every year.

    If you're not familiar with Laguna Seca, it has the corkscrew.

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