Nascar 2013

Discussion in 'Racing' started by RedRocket, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 PITA but useful

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    DP finished #8. Not bad.

    Pretty good race. I actually watched most of it..:huh
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  2. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    +1:lol3.How true.
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  3. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    :clapShe was in the hunt until the last corner. No bad.
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  4. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Yep, but it looks like slingshottin' out of the last corner may not work with these new cars, at least not in restrictor plate races.

    Edit: Hmmmmm . . . . . maybe what's needed is an iris-y thingamabob instead of a fixed-size-orifice plate and a button so that
    the driver could "open 'er up" a few times per race, for only a few seconds per actuation, and . . . . . . . . . . .











    :hides
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  5. wxwax

    wxwax Excited Member

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    Good race. It's crazy how the inside line wasn't really working all week and then right at the end Jr. leads a train to the inside and dumps 2nd and 3rd car back into the pack.

    Good run by Patrick, brought it home with good points. Surprised Gorden finished 20th, thought he was in decent position going into the last pit stops.

    Clean race overall, I thought. Nobody got crazy.
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  6. pbarmy

    pbarmy Long timer

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    Motherfucker damn near won,with all the problems he had!Caught up in the Bush/Kahne wreck,damn near got spun later and made a hell of a save.Damn yellow with less than 10 sealed his fate.A hell of a racer!:dealCongrats to JJ Yeley for motoring home 10th!:clapYou'll hear nothing about him,probably not much from the other top 10 male finishers either.:deal:pot
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  7. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    The cars have complete frames they are not unibodies.
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  8. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    Yeah good on JJ Yeley. I was pretty spectacular in open wheel. Surprised his success in NASCAR has been so tepid.
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  9. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    But they do have cupholders.:rofl
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  10. vettex2

    vettex2 X-Racer

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    something fishy........
    why did Knaus say" flat rear tire , remember" over the radio after the infield trip which just "happened" to tear off the nose ?
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  11. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Maybe his nose was a little low again, and infield trips like that destroy it so it can't be measured.
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  12. VITIXER

    VITIXER Mmmm, cherry pie!

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    Yeah, yesterday's race everyone got crazy bumping into one another.
    No wonder that wreck occurred!

    I'm surprised that inside line didn't work most of the day.

    I wanted Mark Martin to take the win!
    Nice to see him though on the podium.
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  13. dakarchef

    dakarchef Been here awhile

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    Has anyone found anyplace to watch online? All the sites I've found want $$$. We got rid of satellite and now stream most things but damned if I can find any NASCAR.
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  14. mdubya

    mdubya Right Brigade

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    I watched here today and yesterday:

    http://www.vipbox.tv/sports/motorsports.html
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  15. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Looked pretty intentional didn't it?

    I thought the racing was very bland and one line. Best move of the day was when Kenseth took the lead with authority, not surprised he scattered that motor, serious power.
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  16. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    It's not the first time. He won a race last year and destroyed the tail in a similar manner so his rear spoiler couldn't be measured.
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  17. soloyosh

    soloyosh Dad and husband

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    It struck me as odd that they spent more time talking about the herculean effort to repair the fence ("worked past midnight") than the fact that there were many injuries, two critial and one of the critical injuries was a kid.

    As for the racing itself? Meh, not as good as I had hoped. Most of the position shuffles happened in the pits. We'll see what happens when they get to Phoenix.
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  18. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Restrict or plate races generally are dull, when every car has only one ball, nobody can really step away .

    I'm sure they'll tune the bodies a bit as the season progresses.
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  19. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    I thought the last lap was awesome! The veterans took Danica to school. Still, she was great to run up near the front all day and lead a little. She's going to be good.
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  20. soloyosh

    soloyosh Dad and husband

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    I remember not to long ago multiple lead changes per lap and not just the last one.