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RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Posted on: April 6, 2009 4:21 pm
Edited on: April 20, 2009 5:03 pm

 Well, now we move to Pheonix, where we will see who wins here. Last week at Texas, Jeff Gordon finally got his win, and all of the 1 people who picked him will get that win, way to go. In addition, I made a new rule, when chase time comes, and since you already get awarded for winning a session, the person who picks the most winning drivers by chase time will get a +10 point bonus for all 3 sessions in the chase, the second most will get +10 for the first 2 sessions, and the third most will get +10 for the first session in the chase. Session bonuses will not be in effect for the chase. In addition, if you get a  1st or 2nd place person with a +10 handicap, a 1st through 4th with a +20 handicap, or a 1st through 6th with a +30 handicap, those will also count toward the win column, just to make sure people don't get repelled to pick them now. Don't worry, I will keep track of it all, also, if there is a tie for first, like if two have 5 winners, then they both only get a +10 for the first 2 segments, same for any other ties, if there is a tie that goes beyond 3rd, those people will not get bonusus. Really if you don't get this, don't worry about it until chase time. And without further ado, here are the race results:

1.) Fsu1dogs- 195

2-4.) Uscfann, Chicagolaw and Roushfenway- 175

5.) Sugerjags- 170

6.) Tenacfan- 165

7-8.) Bondkbond and Bradman- 160

9.) Spikesgator- 149

10-13.) Floridawhite, Edwardsfan, Tigersman and M56nascar- 139

14.) Berlyn (??? =d Jeff Burton)- 138

15.) Section- 127

16.) Tobasco Kat- 108

17.) Mikeyfan- 101

18.) Plaid- 59

First, let me say congratulations to Fsu1dogs, he has picked a winner yet agian, and I kind of made the new rule because of how good he has been doing with win picks, well... he only got 2, but it seems like more to me, lol. Second, everyone once again did good this week with all but 3 finishing in the top 12, except for Mikeyfan, who just got over 100, and Plaid, who picked a guy that does well at Texas usually, but had a lot of problems, and put Plaid in a deep hole that will make him have to get a great pick next week, or else he maybe the first non-active gone. Tobasco may also become an unactive, who knows, and he could get eliminated soon. I'll try to find him and see what's up if I see him.

Handicap list again:

+10 handicap

Michael Waltrip

David Stremme

Bobby LaBonte

Marcos Ambrose

Casey Mears

David Ragan

Ryan Newman

Jaime McMurray

+20 handicap

Reed Sorenson

Robby Gordon

Mark Martin

Sam Hornish Jr.

John Andretti

Joey Logano

Scott Speed

Aric Almirola

+30 handicap

Anyone not in the top 35 after the first 5 races, some on the list including David Gilliland, Paul Menard, and Dave Blaney.

And with Jeff's win, it looks like the bonus is a lost cause unless he crashes, we will just have to wait and see.

Here is the new win list, I will keep track of it from now on:

Fsu1dogs and Bondkbond: 2

M56nascar, Mikeyfan, Spikesgator, Floridawhite, Chicagolaw, Edwardsfan and Superjags=1

So we have a seven way tie for 3rd, and 2 people in the first pos. All I know is I need to start picking some winners.

Here is where you will put this week's picks, as for me, I'm going for one of the 3 w/o a finish below 22nd here, and he happens to have a +20 handicap, Mark Martin.

Spikesgator- Denny Hamlin

Mikeyfan- Kyle Busch

Bondkbond- Kyle Busch

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson

Uscfann- Mark Martin (+20 handicap)

Chicagolaw- Jeff Gordon

Plaid- Carl Edwards

Superjags- Jeff Gordon

Roushfenwayguy- Mark Martin (+20 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Jeff Gordon

Fsu1dogs- Mark Martin (+20 handicap)

Berlyn- Michael Waltrip (+10 handicap) (random autopick)

Tenacfan- Jimmie Johnson

Tabasco Kat- Jeff Gordon

Tigersman- Jimmie Johnson

M56nascar- Jimmie Johnson

Section- Jeff Gordon

Bradman- Denny Hamlin

Common Selections:

Mark Martin- 3

Kyle Busch- 2

Denny Hamlin- 2

Jimmie Johnson- 4

Jeff Gordon- 5

So 50% of the people picked either Jimmie or Jeff, and that's w/o berlyn or uscfann... lol. And other than the 5 common seletions shown, and disincluding the random autopicks, Plaid is the only one who went with someone else, Carl Edwards, as he does need to go outside the box to win, but Carl should have more selections too, he is great here.



Since: Mar 21, 2007
Posted on: April 18, 2009 7:24 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

OK at Phoenix  will take mark martin and his plus 20, may just need them,lol 

Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: April 18, 2009 6:38 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8


Hey RFG sorry about the last race I totally forgot.

I'll go with Jeff Gordon this week 



No problem, I'm sure a lot more people than you are going to forget, I.E., this week, berlyn forgot, unless she comes last second, also uscfannv said he was busy, can't really count him, sucks that I have to give him a random autopick since he is busy, but unless he gave an indication on another post, I have to.

Since: Feb 1, 2008
Posted on: April 18, 2009 5:50 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Hey RFG sorry about the last race I totally forgot.

I'll go with Jeff Gordon this week 

Since: Dec 4, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2009 9:43 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Jeff Gordon kicks butt again...yes, you may quote Super 

Since: Jul 30, 2008
Posted on: April 16, 2009 1:21 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

I'll go with Jeff Gordon in the #24 DuPont Chevy. 

Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: April 15, 2009 9:10 am

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

I'll go with Kyle Busch at Phoenix 

Since: Jan 20, 2007
Posted on: April 14, 2009 10:46 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

I'll take Jimmie Johnson to win at Phoenix. 

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: April 13, 2009 9:03 am

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Two reasons I won't pick Denny Hamlin this week.

1. Every time I pick him at a track he normally does well at, he stinks.

2. I don't want RFG yelling at me.

My pick this week is Jeff Gordon. Now that he has the winless streak broken, he won't have that added pressure on himself. Back to Back wins for JG.

Man, writing that left a bad taste in my mouth.

Since: Nov 26, 2006
Posted on: April 12, 2009 7:18 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Wow!! I'm in danger of being the first regular to be eliminated. Going to get wild and pick Crazy Carl to win. He beat up his front tire changer after costing him the race last week, so his new front tire changer, and his pit crew will be on their toes.



Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: April 10, 2009 1:03 pm

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Denny Hamlin please.
Wanted to go with Johnson, but others have already chosen him... I like to be different=]

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