Cole Trickle was such a hypocrite. When Harry Hogge gave the young cocky kid a chance, Trickle did nothing but wreck other drivers, get into a fight his crew chief in pit row, and made enemies with other drivers including veteran, Rowdy Burns. Then after a wreck, in which he was too arrogant to slow down to avoid, he gets upset when another young cocky kid comes along in Russ Wheeler. “Our hero” Cole does anything is his power (including intentionally wrecking him after Wheeler wins a race) to get back on top as the King of Young Cocky Drivers. Drop the hammer, Cole. And do it for Harry.
Now it’s time for a sexy segue.
Days of Thunder was produced by the late Don Simpson.
Simpson was born in Seattle, Washington.
It takes about an hour to get from Seattle to Port Orchard, WA via the Bremerton Ferry.
It just so happens that, Baltimore Orioles opening day starter, Jason Hammel is from Port Orchard.
Segue complete! Whew.The post “I’m dropping the Hammel!” “No, you’re not!” a...