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Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Posted on: September 29, 2008 8:46 am
 

Onto Round 3. Minor upset in Round 2 with Rusty Wallace losing out to Fireball Roberts in a 9-7 win. Some good matchups this week, Cal Yarborough vs. Junior Johnson, Boby Allison vs. Ned Jarrett, Jeff Gordon vs Herb Thomas, and Lee Petty vs Buck Baker. I think the #1's will all advance, do any of the 2 seeds fall?

Group 1

#1 Richard Petty vs. #6 Fireball Roberts
#2 Cale Yarborough vs. #4 Junior Johnson

Group 2

#1 David Pearson vs. #4 Bill Elliott
#2 Bobby Allison vs. #3 Ned Jarrett

Group 3

#1 Darrell Waltrip vs. #4 Tim Flock
#2 Jeff Gordon vs. #3 Herb Thomas

Group 4

#1 Dale Earnhardt vs. #4 Jimmie Johnson
#2 Lee Petty vs. #3 Buck Baker

Category: Auto Racing
Tags: Best Driver
 
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Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: October 6, 2008 8:41 am
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

No upsets in this round. All of the 1 and 2 seeds move onto the Elite 8. Only two drivers shutout their opponents, which sets up an interesting matchup in the next round.

Group 1

#1 Richard Petty 15 vs.#6 Fireball Roberts 2
#2 Cale Yarborough 16 vs.#4 Junior Johnson 1

Group 2

#1 David Pearson 15 vs.#4 Bill Elliott 2
#2 Bobby Allison 12 vs.#3 Ned Jarrett 5

Group 3

#1 Darrell Waltrip 17 vs.#4 Tim Flock 0
#2 Jeff Gordon 17 vs.#3 Herb Thomas 0

Group 4

#1 Dale Earnhardt 13 vs.#4 Jimmie Johnson 4
#2 Lee Petty 12 vs.#3 Buck Baker 5




Since: Feb 17, 2008
Posted on: October 5, 2008 11:55 am
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Group 1 - The King is still KING!

#1 Richard Petty vs. #6 Fireball Roberts
#2 Cale Yarborough vs. #4 Junior Johnson

Group 2

#1 David Pearson vs. #4 Bill Elliott
#2 Bobby Allison vs. #3 Ned Jarrett

Group 3

#1 Darrell Waltrip vs. #4 Tim Flock
#2 Jeff Gordon vs. #3 Herb Thomas

Group 4 - Marking off Jimmie here is a killer, but E. Sr ..... well he is E. Sr.!!! Would much rather seen these two face off next week. Jimmie is new talent and I really feel he will be a legend one day.

#1 Dale Earnhardt vs. #4 Jimmie Johnson
#2 Lee Petty vs. #3 Buck Baker




Since: Dec 7, 2007
Posted on: October 4, 2008 1:15 am
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

In group one, I have to go with Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough.  Group two is Bill Elliot and Bobby Allison.  Next in group three old DW, Darrell Waltrip and Jeff Gordon.  finally in group four, have to go with Dale Earnhardt and Lee Petty.  The worst part about this is of all the drivers I've actually seen race in person, Jimmy Johnson is the smoothest.  Hate not to vote for him, but hard not to vote for Dale either.



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: October 2, 2008 6:21 pm
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Brian, I will start the next round on Monday morning, and let you know. If you get the chance you can check out the two previous rounds. Feel free to comment on those as well, although the voting is over.




Since: Aug 14, 2006
Posted on: October 2, 2008 5:53 pm
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Section, saw your note in my paint schemes post.

Here are my picks

Group 1

#1 Richard Petty

#4 Junior Johnson

Group 2

#1 David Pearson
#2 Bobby Allison

Group 3

#1 Darrell Waltrip
#2 Jeff Gordon

Group 4

#1 Dale Earnhardt
#2 Lee Petty

 

The next couple of rounds should be very interesting. Let me know when you move onto the next round and I'll throw it up as a related link in our What's Hot box on the auto racing arena. I'm not sure if it will result in much of a traffic push, but it couldn't hurt.




Since: Nov 8, 2006
Posted on: October 2, 2008 10:38 am
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

I STILL CANNOT BELIEVE THAT DAVEY ALLISON IS NOT IN THIS GROUP STILL?

Group 1

#6 Fireball Roberts
#2 Cale Yarborough

Group 2

#1 David Pearson
#2 Bobby Allison

Group 3

#1 Darrell Waltrip
#2 Jeff Gordon

Group 4

#4 Jimmie Johnson
#2 Lee Petty




Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: October 1, 2008 8:22 pm
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Group 1

#1 Richard Petty vs. #6 Fireball Roberts
#2 Cale Yarborough vs. #4 Junior Johnson

Group 2

#1 David Pearson vs. #4 Bill Elliott
#2 Bobby Allison vs. #3 Ned Jarrett

Group 3

#1 Darrell Waltrip vs. #4 Tim Flock
#2 Jeff Gordon vs. #3 Herb Thomas

Group 4

#1 Dale Earnhardt vs. #4 Jimmie Johnson
#2 Lee Petty vs. #3 Buck Baker




Since: Sep 6, 2006
Posted on: October 1, 2008 12:57 pm
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Section,

I just thought I would say, unless you already read it in my recent blog, congrats on the fantasy baseball win.

Dan




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: October 1, 2008 7:07 am
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

I probably will irritate some with my picks, but I believe the question to be all-time "best" driver, not the most victories, championships, etc....

Jak - I don't think anyone will be irritated. Everyone has their opinion, and it is to decide the "best" driver. Wins, Championships etc... are part of that, but there are definitely other factors that should be considered. Feel free to vote however you choose.

I'm still waiting on one of the contests to end in a tie so that I can place a vote for someone.




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: October 1, 2008 7:02 am
 

Who is the all-time best driver. Round 3

Outlaw - Are you voting for Jimmie Johnson or Dale Earnhardt? You show #1 which is Earnhardt, but wrote Jimmie Johnson who is a 4 seed. I entered you vote as one for Jimmie, but wanted to be sure.


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