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Re: Cough, cough, hack, hack (marginal Audi comment)
On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Shaun D. Mullen wrote:
> As reported in the Friday 4/18 Boston Globe, the cigarette manufacturers
> hammering out a settlement with U.S. attorneys general have thrown in
> the towel and agreed to remove all advertising from, among other things,
> all venues and vehicles in U.S. events (read F1, NASCAR, and so on), and
> stop endorsing such events.
This sounds so ridiculous, that I might guess it was an April fools joke
if it were a couple weeks earlier. I can't see them throwing the towel
that easily - not in America, the land of the free! That will be very
bad for motorsports, unless the tobacco guys find a different way to
support/advertise the racing industry.
Graydon D. Stuckey
'86 5KCSTQ - Lotsa Go-fast Toys!
'89 T-bird - Lotsa Look-Good Toys! (don't need any more Go-fast toys!)
'85 RX7 - pooooooor baby, No Toys! :-(