The Driver Suit Blog-Robby McGehee Energizes The Indy 500

By David G. Firestone

Hailing from St. Louis, Robby McGehee raced in IndyCar from 1999 to 2004. He raced for a number of teams, including Team Cheever, and Panther Racing. He raced in 38 races, including 5 Indianapolis 500’s. He scored a podium at Texas with a second place finish at the 2000 Casino Magic Texas 500.

His best finish in the Indianapolis 500 was a 5th place finish in the 1999 event. He started 27th and worked his way up to 5th in his first Indy Racing League start. One of his pit crew members wore this uncertified, single-layer suit. The suit was worn for 7 of the 10 1999 races, and may have been recycled in 2000. It shows light wear.The Velcro collar is unadorned.The standard Simpson warranty label is in the cowl. There is a small flag tag with the XL size indication. There is a tag pinned to the warranty label that reads “38847.”The right chest features an INDY RACING LEAGUE logo, and a SIMPSON logo present.The left chest features a PPG logo and an OLDSMOBILE logo embroidered.The front torso features a large ENERGIZER ADVANCED FORMULA logo embroidered.There is a black belt underneath the red and yellow stripe below the front logo. The belt is unadorned.The legs have standard cuffs, and are unadorned.The shoulders feature red epaulets with FIRESTONE logos embroidered. The right sleeve features an Energizer Bunny logos embroidered, with nothing in television position. The left sleeve features an Energizer Bunny logo and a SIMPSON embroidered, with nothing in television position. The back of the suit doesn’t show any wear.The back of the neck is unadorned.The back torso features an ENERGIZER ADVANCED FORMULA logo embroidered.With that, I present another edition of…

Tailgating time!

Sometimes you go to an event and you bring an entree. Sometimes you bring a side dish. This is for when you bring a

Cherry Pie Supreme

8 Servings

Ingredients:

9 inch unbaked pie shell

1 1 pound 5 ounce can of cherry pie filling.

4 3 ounce packages of soft cream cheese

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup dairy sour cream

Instructions:

1-Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2 Prepare pie shell by spreading half of cherry pie filling in bottom, and set rest aside.

3-Bake shell 15 minutes or just until crust is golden. Remove from oven.

4-In small bowl, beat together cheese, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth, and pour over hot cherry pie filling.

5-Bake 25 minutes, filling will be slightly soft in center.

6-To serve, spoon sour cherry around edge of pie.

7-Fill center with remaining cherry pie filling.

Next week, another pit crew suit from a little team that could.

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