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Nascar 2019 Megathread

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by mcshooter, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. RHJJ

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    Really why not call it?
     

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    Installing sparklers under the cars makes the wrecks this season far more dramatic.
     
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    I bet Joe Gibbs is a happy guy, got #1, #2 and #3.
     
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    Sad day for nascar.
     
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    Not really, not that I'm a Toyota fan, but they did dump a huge amount of money into the sport, and without them it would only be Fords vs Chevy now that Dodge is gone and Pontiac is long dead and buried.
     
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    What's Denny saying ???
    I'm distracted by the blond hottie over his left shoulder.
    [laugh]
     
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    I really miss Winston Cup. All the pc shit killed the sport.
     
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    Danica Patricks old boyfriend is worse than a Bodine brother in regards to causing wrecks.
     
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    Flipped in and out most of the day. Funny was turning on the TV at 6:45 to get ready for AFV. Funnier when I flipped back at 7:20 AND THEY WERE STILL RACING!

    For next year, they should rename it the Daytona Five Hour.
     
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    I for one enjoyed tuning in with 26 to go and catching all the wrecks.
    Didn’t watch until the finish though.
     
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    Golden days of NASCAR are long gone. Now all the teams have to use the same chassis design with "The Car of Tomorrow". Most teams lease their engines from a couple engine shops. Next they want everyone to use the same NT1 engine block. The old days, teams built their own cars and worked for more power and advantage on their own. Heads up balls to the boards racing.
     
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    Won my pool this week. .
    I have 18 and 11 for next week.
    Sad there used to be a wait list to get into the shops NASCAR pool. Now we get 2 numbers each week
     
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    Hope y'all noticed and were rooting for New England's Ryan Preece in the #47 Kroger car. He's run Modifieds and done very well. He drove through the big ones, and finished a strong eighth. It wasn't a fluke and I hope he gets more shots at rhe Cup level.
     
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    I am on longstanding record as detesting restrictor plate racing. Daytona and Talladega are not representative or the NASCAR product.

    Without the restrictor plate they'd run too fast to be safe. With the restrictor plates they all run the same speed, with 30 cars in a pack within two seconds of each other. "The Big One(s)" take out half the pack, so it's no safer.

    My suggestion is to curve the backstretch in by a hundred yards coming off turn two, and add a right hand chicane back to turn three & four. It'd slow speeds by 20 mph, and make a reason for selling seats in the backstretch.
     
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    They should surprise them and make them race counter clockwise!
     
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    If anyone's watching the truck race, it looks kind of foggy out there.
     
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    Creed is having a decent run.
     
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    How long will the blond chick last this season?
     
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    Besides speeding on pit road just now
     
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    Went there a few years back. Seats at start/finish and watched most of the race on the jumbotron because only the frontstretch was in direct line of sight.
     
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    Brad won with a Ford today.
     
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    He's been winning with Fords for years, but today he became Team Penskes winningest driver of all time, surpassing the win record of the late Mark Donohue.
     
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    Anyone else get a good laugh at Truex whining about coming in second?
     
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    Though he had a point about traffic not moving.
    He smelled blood and was moving in for the kill. He just ran out of real estate.
    I bet if they had interviewed him ten minutes later he wouldn't have been so bunched up.
    Still trying to figure out that last restart.
    More action on pit road then on the track today
     
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    I'm sure you Kyle Busch haters are happy that he didn't have a great day in the Cup series race at Atlanta, but his win in the Truck series race Saturday put him in the top spot of all time winners in the series, by surpassing Ron Hornadys record of 51 wins
    He's also the number #1 all time winner in the Xfinity series too, with 92 wins, which is nearly twice that of second place Mark Martin with 49. Kyle also has 51 wins and a championship in the Cup series, making him the winningest driver in Nascar today, with 195 wins across all three divisions.
    He must have one big-ass trophy case!
     
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    Make that 197 wins^
    He won both the Truck series and Xfinity series races at his hometown track in Las Vegas.
    Let's see if he can sweep the weekend and pull off a Hat Trick on Sunday.
     
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    Hometown hat trick would be cool.
    Just saw them run down his schedule for the weekend . Pretty freaking grueling
    I don't think he even had a minute to piss on Saturday
     
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    Wasn't a big fan of Kyle until I realized how good of a driver he is and what he brings to the series. I actually root for him now over just about everybody except a few select drivers that I like.
     
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    That's four wins in back-to-back weekends, which now makes 199 career wins for Kyle.
    Let's see if he breaks 200 next weekend at Fontana.

    DW made a comment about this at the end of the race today, he said "the difference between us and him is, we have a trophy case, he has a warehouse".

    [laugh]
     
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    Kyle is a dirty piece of $hit and if he died tomorrow I would be happy.
     
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