NASCAR 2019 NASCAR Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by yellosnake, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. Dylan

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    For those watching the truck race who didn’t get to see the finish because the broadcast :censored: itself and then switched to college football, here’s the finish.
     
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  4. bloodyboyblue

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    Someone other than Chase winning this race will be the biggest upset of the season.

    Truex,Harvick,Chase,Hamlin are my picks for the final 4

    EDIT: oh well, an axle failure was unexpected for all parties. Still think he had the race won if he didn’t have any mechanical issues. And still think he’ll go to Miami.
     
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  5. Dylan

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    Chase Elliott to the garage with a driveline issue! :eek:
     
  6. yellosnake

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    Unfortunately with Princess Chase going to the garage, we will be treated to scripted racing the next two weeks at Texas and Phoenix
     
  7. FutureF1

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    So NASCAR has chase break down in Texas too and then wins in overtime at ISM.
     
  8. Northstar

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    People are really still buying into "NASCAR is scripted!!!1!!!" conspiracy theories? :odd:

    If NASCAR was scripted, Dale Jr. would be the 7X champ instead of Vanilla Jimmie.
     
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    Almirola is getting a little too big for his britches if you want my opinion. He’s a likeable guy fwiw but he isn’t that good.
     
  10. bloodyboyblue

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    There’s a big difference between being scripted (which it isn’t) and making calls every once in a while to influence the results to their liking (which every sports organization is guilty of). Last week was just the latest example. Dale Jr benefitted from a few as well (the infamous yellow line ruling at Talladega comes to mind) but it’s usually more about creating excitement and drama than favouritism, and having Chase in the playoffs keeps fans excited.

    Also having the points reset every few races is pretty much “scripted”

    To be fair he has every right to be mad there, he was pretty blatantly taken out, even if he started it.

    The races at Martinsville especially this year show NASCAR really need to think about having a smaller spoiler at the tracks a mile or less.
     
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  11. bloodyboyblue

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    Brad Keselowski clearly read the GTP OLR guidelines before this one.
     
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  13. Dylan

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    Damn. So close. :(

    edit: AND THERES A FIGHT! Looks like Logano and Hamlin!
     
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    And there's a fight
     
  15. bloodyboyblue

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    It’s written in the rulebook there’s a reset after every round of the playoffs. That’s a script.

    Corey Lajoie no longer does the best Logano impression in NASCAR.
     
  16. Furi

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    *rule, god damn you just said it's a rulebook.
     
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  17. Blood Eagle

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    Hamlin 9/10 Logano impression.
     
  18. bloodyboyblue

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    Hopefully that crew guy who took down Hamlin from behind is suspended for a while.

    Can’t help but laugh at Joey’s hypocrisy in his interview. Someone who is famous for being unapologetic about moves he makes is mad at someone for being unapologetic.
     
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  19. Northstar

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    It's not scripted in the sense we are obviously talking though.
     
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  20. Blood Eagle

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    Joey has a problem with situational awareness. He doesn’t understand give and take. It’s not new. Has cause and effect backwards. Classic Logano.
     
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    Nothing to see here, just crew members ruining everything. Also the real winner is Ryan Blaney
     
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  22. Dylan

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    Matt Tift will sit out the rest of the season. John Hunter Nemechek will be the fill in driver.

     
  23. ShiftingGears

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    Not scripted, but contrived.
     
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  24. Dylan

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    Chevrolet to switch from the Camaro ZL1 to the Camaro ZL1 1LE in 2020.
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  25. MustangRyan

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    BREAKING: Chevy to put slightly revised name badge on same-but-different non-similar version of their well-known street car.
     
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  26. dlshearon

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    Hopefully the front bumper isn’t shaped like a snow plow.
     
  27. bloodyboyblue

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    I think that’s the main difference, it’s just a slight aero change with the hood and removal of the point of the front end, that’s the only reason they came out with a new body that is guaranteed to only be used for one year
     
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    Hood looks cool if slightly problematic for changing liveries, otherwise pretty standard. Hopefully it doesn't crash and burn like the first version
     
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    I expected SHR would have a strong showing at Texas, and they did. Congrats to Harvick making the final 4.
     
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    There's only 6 Toyotas in the field. That's surprising. A few years ago Toyota made up a third of the cars.