No more "unofficial" caution clock...John Wes Townely retires

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by Speedbowl14, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. Speedbowl14

    Speedbowl14 Tony Stewart and the Waterford Speedbowl

    From Jayski:

    That dumpster fire career was very entertaining. Sad to see the team disappear.

    @TexasRaceLady sorry if another thread of this has already been created...didn't see one and figured it was more note-worthy than it being put in the CWTS 2017 Silly Season thread.
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  2. Cholo

    Cholo Team Owner

    Don't you have to have a viable career to retire from it?

    It would be like me announcing I'm not running for president in 2020.
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  3. cheesepuffs

    cheesepuffs Smokes, let's go

    Yeah I agree that the word "retiring" needs to be restricted a bit.
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  4. *WEAVER*

    *WEAVER* Team Owner

  5. jws926

    jws926 Team Owner

    And now there are a lot of fabricators that just got their lives made easier .
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  6. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

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  7. Skoalbandit33

    Skoalbandit33 Team Owner

    Don't you have to have finished high school to take college courses?
  8. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Not if you're a football phenom. :confused:
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  9. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Burger College, Clown College, Electoral College...
  10. ToyYoda

    ToyYoda Everything's Great!

    First Brian Scott now John Wes Townley? Oh man....
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  11. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Career highlight

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  12. cheesepuffs

    cheesepuffs Smokes, let's go

    "Con college".

    - Jim Lahey
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  13. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    You mean laid off. The whole team is.
  14. jws926

    jws926 Team Owner

    Well that too:(, I was going to say that, but wanted to be a bit more positive
  15. AdoubleU24

    AdoubleU24 Team Owner

    "Townley also got engaged to girlfriend Laura Bird in the autumn of 2016 and his settling down includes not competing in NASCAR."

    Welp, time for a divorce before the wedding even happens!

    At least we'll forever have the Spencer Gallagher brawl footage to help us sleep at night.
  16. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    JWT to WWE.

    I remember a major in the National Guard who had 18 years of service. You can retire at 20 years, which makes you eligible for retirement pay at age 59.5. For whatever reason, his new bride didn't like him playing soldier and insisted he get out. 18 years down the crapper; probably lost him about $750 a month or better down the road. I guess we know who wears the fire suit in that family, and JWT's.
  17. LouieLouie

    LouieLouie Crew Chief

    Wow that's insane! I can do almost any crappy job for 2 years!

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