THE OUTSIDE GROOVE’S 2005 SEASON PREVIEW
26-30: The predictions that inspire hatemail
26. 0-Mike Bliss
The Case For: Apparently NetZero is, in fact, paying the bills.
The Case Against: Jack Sprague, Ward Burton, etc.
Fun Fact: NBC is developing a Saturday morning series for him: Good Morning, Mike Bliss.
27. 07-Dave Blaney
The Case For: Hard Liquor=Hard Driving.
The Case Against: You can’t fool us—its still the 30 car.
Fun Fact: Even Dave now believes that he’s a talented driver.
28. 22-Scott Wimmer
The Case For: Finally had that ear problem taken care of.
The Case Against: Only appeared in one episode of Nascar 360, and STILL looked like the biggest wuss there.
Fun Fact: Bill Davis has lost Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, Ward Burton, and Dodge—what’s up with this guy?
29. 40-Sterling Marlin
The Case For: Don’t call it a comeback.
The Case Against: Because it won’t be a comeback.
Fun Fact: Please keep reading.
30. 10-Scott Riggs
The Case For: Joined by Murtaugh as car chief.
The Case Against: Still can’t lick that NesQuik addiction.
Fun Fact: Valvoline owns 10% of MBV and, by extension, 5% of Scott Riggs.