Nascar 2012

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Motorcyclist, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    It's like she said to herself after that wreck; "OK I can do this, Lets go..."

    :eek1

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  2. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    She's down and out already. Looking good for a while and then someone punted her to the garage. :cry..She was a little hot and used the F word. Better luck tomorrow.
  3. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Yep, 10 laps to go and they started wrecking each other on every restart. And a last lap wreck, just like the truck race. Expect more of the same on Sunday.
  4. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Dale Jarrett said it best, "That car was savable, she should have turned left, locked it down and spun it, might have to limp back to the pits with four flat tires, but there was time to save it"
  5. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Another lesson learned.
  6. shrineclown

    shrineclown VespaSlayer

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    Yeah, I never saw him wreck a car. He must be some kind of perfect expert behind the wheel. :norton In fact IIRC, I think that UPS car was showing its' underside after banging off the transition...... Probably could have saved them all when he watched it on tape.
  7. RFVC600R

    RFVC600R GOT SAND? NO!

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    They're really fast, heavy, and they go left:evil
  8. Motorcyclist

    Motorcyclist Drag a Bag!

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    Nice job Kurt Busch, taking out everyone anywhere near the lead so that the guy who was running 11th in turn 4 ultimately wins the race. What a POS, but at least he's consistent.
  9. shrineclown

    shrineclown VespaSlayer

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    Besides that, how do you feel? :D
  10. Motorcyclist

    Motorcyclist Drag a Bag!

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    He vexes me

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  11. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    As we watched the end of the race, I was telling my buddy that these pack races are a complete crapshoot. With the predictable carnage at the end, skill seems like a secondary concern.

    It's a stark contrast to the great, great finish at Atlanta last fall, when Gordon and Johnson dueled lap after lap and skill really did make a difference.


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  12. Motorcyclist

    Motorcyclist Drag a Bag!

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    They are a crapshoot to a degree, but moreso in the middle of the pack. The leaders are usually pretty good at holding their lines. Yesterday, the leader squeezed the guys coming up on the outside into the wall. When the closing speed is probably 10 mph greater than the lead cars, that will always end in disaster.
  13. HarveyMushman

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    I had the race on while I was doing other things. How anyone can find that crap compelling is beyond me. It certainly isn't racing (as opposed to the excellent Atlanta finish you posted). One of the <s>circus barkers</s> announcers uttered "Unbelievable!" after the third-straight late lap pile-up. Sure, it was unbelievable if by unbelievable you mean so predictable as to be a virtual certainty.
  14. ADK

    ADK ____

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    Y'all ready to watch the Danica 500? :D :freaky
  15. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    Rain delay..

    :snore

    The big ass hair dryers are out though..
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    xtop20A Banned

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    coochidy coochidy coochidy :rofl
  17. xtop20A

    xtop20A Banned

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    at least you can still watch this thread,sorry about yer luck
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  18. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    :ddog

    I guess the hair dryers are surplus helicopter engines...

    Robby Gordon is being interviewed right now! Starting 17th.

    I bet this race is going to get delayed all day...
  19. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    That's how I took it, never been a Jarrett fan, but he had a good point...sometimes you can wreck a car and go a lap or two down rather than wadding it up and going 48 laps down.
  20. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    Cancelled until tomorrow. Losta rain down there.

    Looks like I have to get off my a$$ and do something now..:huh