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2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Paul Metcalfe, Oct 17, 2008.

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    Central Discussion Topic for NASCAR Series
     
  2. Just lookd that Busch - Edwards incident up, on YouTube, and I have to say it made me laugh :D
     
  3. They race like Winnie! jk
     
  4. Well ,the rain has fell at Martinsville so grid order is going to be decided by points standing. Gonna be interesting.

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    Part of me wants the rain tyres to come out. Just like in Canada for the Nationwide series, that was great to watch. :D
     
  5. Jimmie Johnson dominates at Martinsville to extend his lead in the chase, whilst Jeff Burton is penalized for a pit infringement to fall to third in the chase.

    Good run from Dale Jr. to take second in the race.

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  6. Jim Johnson And This track is like paul bunyun Its still a short way to bet Jeff Gordon wins 8 here before Jimmy does!

    just my opinion
    It was a great race as Jeff was the only one
    who could Pass him!

    Cant wait tell The next Race There!
     
  7. Dave Stephenson

    Dave Stephenson
    Technical Administrator Staff Premium Member

    never seen a wet nascar race. i watched qute a lot of it on sky a couple of years back when i worked nights. i think wet racing would be very very good to watch if not a little dangerous.
     
  8. Amazing what Jimmie is doing in the Chase year after year.

    The first half of the season was pretty terrible, the team did really start to come to life in the second half though.

    I just feel terrible for Kyle Busch. He isn't my most favorite driver but he did not deserve all the bad luck week after week.
     
  9. Gareth Hickling

    Gareth Hickling
    Premium Member

    Im a Dale Jr fan but I cant really see him winning it. All that ARCA sim racing must not be good for his Nascar driving :)
     
  10. Jr. did have the speed at many of those races, it's just that Tony Eury Jr. isn't too good of a crew chief it seems.

    He's made some very costly calls this season and the race is constantly moving away from them because they fail to make the right adjustments.
     
  11. true
    but the best crew chief takes risks....and that is what he has been doing....
    sometimes it works...sometimes it doesn't come as they want.....that is if i remember correctly what happened in watkins......
    but being the duo, they always try to come with good results
     
  12. Watkins Glen springs to mind there. But looking on the bright side(being a bit a Jr. fan too) his first season at HMS hasn't been too bad, looks like they can build on it and maybe get Jr. to the top of the chase standings in the near future.

    Lets not forget both driver and crew chief have grown up/ have yet to come out of the shadow of their fathers. That's alot of pressure right there.
     
  13. Try and find a video of the NASCAR Nationwide series from Montreal. They ran in the wet with full wet tyres(tires for our North American brethren) with wipers, the lot.

    Was great to watch.
     
  14. The Onion: NASCAR coach.

    You may have already seen this video, but here goes anyway(I mean one thread doesn't make a section, does it? ;)).

    [media]http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=bG2OcW_Hwkg[/URL][/media]
     
  15. LOL - just silly :)
     
  16. A true classic :madgrin:

    "straighter...."
     
  17. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Bookmarked since the early ARCA days... Brilliant to watch. Curtis Rutherford FTW :D
     
  18. Gareth Hickling

    Gareth Hickling
    Premium Member

    A classic, Turn left, Im turning left!
     
  19. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose
    Premium Member

    thats funny, turn left, go straight, go fast :D
     
  20. Edwards wins at Atlanta but the battle for the lead wasn't the most exciting last laps attraction.

    It was an up and down race for Jimmie Johnson. After an early pitlane speeding penalty, the #48 fought back into the top 15 and Jimmie picked up 10 positions in the last 8 laps (!), finishing second.

    His lead is 183 points now with just three races to go. All he needs are three reasonable finishes to make NASCAR history :bananamario: