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Power Rankings: After Pocono

Posted on: June 9, 2008 6:28 am
Edited on: June 12, 2008 6:31 am
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For the most part it was a pretty boring race. Since kyle crashed Jeff Burton now only trails Kyle by 21 points.

Like I said in the comments section bellow. I have been pretty busy, so I didnt get a chance to comment on every driver. If you want to know why I placed a driver where I did just leave a comment bellow and I will try to get back to you.


1. Kyle Busch (Last Week: 1st)
Kyle Busch Everyone has to have a bad week sometime.
2. Jeff Burton (Last Week: 2nd)
Jeff Burton Jeff seems to be the only driver without a bad week. His finishes are as follows: 13,12,5,10,1,3,6,6,12,11,10,6,8,5. Pretty impressive.
3.. Carl Edwards (Last Week: 3rd)
Carl Edwards I dont have anything to say of the "Back fliping Menence". He finished 9th.
4. .Denny Hamlin  (Last Week: 7th)
Denny Hamlin
5.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Last Week: 4th)
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
6.Jimmie Johnson (Last Week: 9th)
Jimmie Johnson
7. Kasey Kahne (Last Week: 12th)
Kasey Kahne
8. Jeff Gordon (Last Week: 5th)
Jeff Gordon
9.  Greg Biffle  (Last Week: 6th)
Greg Biffle
10.  Kevin Harvick  (Last Week: 11th)
Kevin Harvick
11.  Tony Stewart  (Last Week: 10th)
Tony Stewart
12. Clint Bowyer  (Last Week: 8th)
Clint Bowyer He losed 6 spots in the standings in 2 weeks.
13. Matt Kenseth  ( Last Week: 14th)
Matt Kenseth
14.  David Ragan (Last Week: 13th)
David Ragan 7 points behind Tony for 12th.
15. Ryan Newman (Last Week: 15th)
Ryan Newman
16. Brian Vickers (Last Week: 20th)
Brian Vickers
17.  Martin Truex Jr. (Last Week: 16th)
Martin Truex Jr.
18.Travis Kvapil (Last Week: 18th)
Travis Kvapil
19. Mark Martin (Last Week: Just Missed)
Mark Martin
20.  Bobby Labonte (Last Week: 19th)
Bobby Labonte Just missed the top 10 again. He has 6 finishes this season between 11th and 13th.

Just Missed:
Juan Pablo Montoya
Kurt Busch
David Gilliland
Jamie McMurray

Past Rankings:
After Dover
After Lowes
After Darlington
After Richmond
After Talladega
After Phoenix

Any Comments? Questions?

 

 

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Category: Auto Racing
Comments

Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2008 8:39 pm
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono

Edwards fan, if Junior had finished say 20th or worse I wouldn't of had a problem with juniors ranking but he finished right behind Denny in the race and Denny moves up 3 spots and passes him in the rankings?  That was my problem  But hark, I have a feeling after this week you will be able to do that and no one will bitch because I expect Junior to hit the wall hard at Michigan and this time not come back like he did at charlotte.  He likes to run high and his will push it a little too much and boom.  No one hurt, I just hope when it happens Mikey isn't around and gets caught up in it.




Since: May 12, 2007
Posted on: June 12, 2008 3:18 pm
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono

First of all I am shocked to see Mickey defending Jr.

I dont really have a good reason why denny is over Jr. Mainly it was the fact that this is Hamlins best finish since Talladega and he has been struggle since then.  Now he came back with a 3rd place finish and passed 4 guys in the standings. But other then that I dont have a reason. Next time I guess I have to be more careful before I put Jr down a spot in my power rankngs.

Thanks for the feedback though.

Any other comments?




Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: June 12, 2008 2:56 pm
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono

I have extremely busy this weekO.K. we can tell you are extremely busy if you are talking like this, either that or you came from France/Spain and you say things like "I have hunger"



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: June 12, 2008 2:53 pm
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono

I agree with the other 2, Jr. does deserve to be over Hamlin, yet not Edwards, but they already talked about that

On another note, Jimmie Johnson has bee on and off and is 6th, while Jeff Gordon has 3 top 5s in a row and then a top 15 and he is 8th, I think Jeff should be higher than Jimmie.




Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2008 9:42 am
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono

Edwardsfan,  I have a question and it may shock a few people but Denny finished 3rd at Pocono and jumped 3 spots to 4th, Dale Jr. finished 4th and dropped to 5th, this doesn't make sense to me.  I can understand Denny moving up a spot or 2 but I don't see him moving past Junior at this time.  I believe it was just the week before that Denny had a 42nd place finish?  I understand he got caught up in a wreck but consistency has to count when it comes to ranking people, Doesn't it?You know I was typing up a post that said almost the exact same thing word for word until I saw this post. I gotta agree with Mikeyfan. If Busch, Burton and Edwards are top 3 for there consistency then Jr deserves to stay at 4th for the same thing. Denny might have a win over Jr but Jr has more top 5's and top 10's this season and is two spots ahead of him in the points standings.



Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: June 12, 2008 9:33 am
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono

Edwardsfan,  I have a question and it may shock a few people but Denny finished 3rd at Pocono and jumped 3 spots to 4th, Dale Jr. finished 4th and dropped to 5th, this doesn't make sense to me.  I can understand Denny moving up a spot or 2 but I don't see him moving past Junior at this time.  I believe it was just the week before that Denny had a 42nd place finish?  I understand he got caught up in a wreck but consistency has to count when it comes to ranking people, Doesn't it?

Anyway, I don't have a problem with the rest of the rankings, your doing a great job with this.




Since: May 12, 2007
Posted on: June 12, 2008 6:10 am
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono (Unfinished)

Don't worry I am not gone. I have extremely busy this week. I have exams next week, so I have been preparing for those and I haven;t had a whole lot of free time. When summer starts I should have no trouble getting these done by Wednesday.



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: June 11, 2008 7:54 pm
 

Power Rankings: After Pocono (Unfinished)

Remember this is unfinished. It should be finished by Wednesday afternoon.

Oh noes, Edwardsfan is gone!

Na, just kidding, I;m sure you got caught up with something to do, we all do sometimes, I had graduation for my brother last week so I couldn't get on here

Just make sure you finish by the end of the week, I would like to comment, kind of hard to comment with 3 drivers who obviously deserve their places on the rankings. 

Unless you really did leave us...



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