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RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Posted on: October 19, 2009 4:37 pm
Edited on: October 24, 2009 8:27 am
 

Alright, well that ticked me, off, I was almost done with this, which I worked on for a good 20 min. or more, then Windows, without telling me, restarts the computer for updateds... and now I need to start over... lets get this done quick, lol, we are moving to Martinsville next week for the final segment, and those eliminated should know who they are, anyway, here are the standings:

1.) Berlyn-          530

2.) Roushfenway- 506

Edwardsfan-         506

4.) Bradman-       494

5.) Floridawhite-    469

6.) Tenacfan-        452



7.) Section-          363

8.) Tobasco Kat-   348

So this week we say goodbye to Section, the person who has stayed in the competition, posssibly trying the hardest throughout, and Tobasco Kat, the person who was making the comback story of the century, cut short due to this segment... now there are only 6...

Berlyn, the only woman left in this competition, and the person who has won the most segments out of anybody, she is trying to make the phrase the last woman standings.

Roushfenway, the master of this game, and the person that had the highest average before the chase, he made it to the chase with flying colors. There was one mishap that some took for cheating, but most know that he would have done the same for all, since he makes the game and knows all the rules, he maybe the person with the highest odds to win.

Edwardsfan has been under the radar, being close to eliminated with some breakout performances from time to time, Edwardsfan didn't have much time in the middle of things, and has been struggling due to Carl Edwards' struggles, can he get a breakout now?

Bradman has the most wins and obviously knows how to pick a winning driver, the question is, can he do that here to help him charge up front and win this whole thing?

Floridawhite, he has been the most consistent, but he hasn't had much luck in the win column, is he really just holding it in like Johnson, and will he let it all out now, only time will tell!

Tenacfan is the underdog of this competition, with a broken back, he has passed all but 5 people on his path to victory, but can he pull through and come out the victor of it all?

Remember people, this is a 5 race segment! So just 1 mistake and you may not be out, and consistency is going to be the key to winning this whole thing, as 5 people will get eliminated, leaving only 1 left to win it all. Remember to plan accordingly as you can't choose the same driver twice for 5 races w/o a 34 point penalty.

10 handicap: 16th through 23rd

David Reutimann

 Macros Ambrose

Jeff Burton

Casey Mears

Joey Logano

Kevin Harvick

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Jaime McMurray


+20 handicap: 24th through 31st

A.J. Allmendinger

Elliot Sadler

Martin Truex Jr.

Sam Hornish Jr.

Reed Sorenson

Bobby LaBonte

David Ragan

David Stremme

(Brad Kesolowski whenever he races.)

+25 handicap: 32nd through 38th

Paul Menard

Robby Gordon

Michael Watrip

Scott Speed

John Andretti

David Gilliland

Regan Smith

+34 handicap (picked 2x in a session will make +0 2nd time)

Anyone below 38th!


Alright, now there are still extra rules like I have done throughout the chase, they will be random rules this time though, so make sure you look at the rules every week, and they may not bee so optional as they once were. This week the rule will be that you can't pick anyone from Hendrick Motorsports... j/k, I'm not that cruel with 5 races to differentiate things out. The real rule this week that you must pick a driver that is not your winner, any driver that is in the top 35 in points, and you must guess where they will finish. Where the driver actually finsihes, and where you chose him to finish will be made a difference and subtracted from your score. The other catch is bonuses for this, if you guess within 10 positions of where that driver actually finishes, you get 5 extra points. If you guess within 5 pos., then you get 10 extra points, if you guess exactly where they finish, then 20 points will come your way. If you do not answer, a random driver and pos. will be chosen, and will be added/subtracted from your score! Here are two examples:

Ex. 1: Roushfenway chooses Jeff Gordon to finish 2nd... Jeff Gordon finishes 5th, so: 5-2 = 3, plus 10 points added to your score since he was within 5 pos. of your guess, since the 3 is subratracted from your score, 10-3 = 7 points added to your score!

Ex. 2: Edwardsfan chooses Carl Edwards to finish 2nd... Carl Edwards finsihes 32nd, so : 32-2 = 30, no bonus, so 30 points would be subtracted from you score.

You can really maximize on this rule, and it could save you from a bad pick this week, it could also ruin a good pick, but make sure you answer it, its better than randomization. Also you can choose whichever driver you choose for the bonus as an actual pick, so if you want to pick Jeff Gordon for the bonus, and pick him for next race, that's fine, just make sure your pick isn't who you chose as your winner.

Bonuses (less optional): Roushfenway=Jeff Gordon (5th)... Berlyn= Tony Stewart (10th)... Floridawhite= Jeff Gordon (2nd)...     Tenacfan= Dale Earnhardt Jr. (22nd)... Bradman= Robby Gordon (34st)... Edwardsfan= Jimmie Johnson (2nd)

For me this week, I'm going and using Jimmie Johnson right now at Martinsville.

Berlyn- Jeff Gordon

Roushfenway- Jimmie Johnson

Edwardsfan- Mark Martin

Bradman- Jimmie Johnson

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson

Tenacfan- Carl Edwards

Common Picks:

Jimmie Johnson- 3

Comments

Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: October 25, 2009 9:50 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Wow.

If i'm looking at it correctly at the people who got the bonus on the nose.

Me, RFG, and Edwardsfan.



Since: May 12, 2007
Posted on: October 23, 2009 2:39 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Winner = Mark Martin
Bonus pick- Jimmie Johnson second 



Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: October 23, 2009 10:04 am
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Well, with Scott Speed needing to qualify, I won't be here after 1 or 2 today, so I don't wanna risk getting some wacko driver, so I'd like to switch my BONUS pick to Robby Gordon, who I believe is in the field already, and I'll take him to finish 34th.



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2009 3:28 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

..... wait for it!.... Scott Speed... His avg. finish on the year is 29th, he is 35th in points, he has 2 races here, finishishin 39th and 30.... also only qualified 35th and 36th. I think its fair to say that Scott Speed finishes 31st.Nice pick that is legal here, just remember that Scott Speed though has the risk of not making the race, if he doesn't, you will need to pick someone else before the race starts or else its back to a random pick.



Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: October 21, 2009 2:08 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

 so I will take your pick of Carl Edwards unless you say otherwise.
Yes put me down for Carl Edwards



Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2009 10:08 am
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Jimmie Johnson to win this week, and my bonus is
..... wait for it!.... Scott Speed... His avg. finish on the year is 29th, he is 35th in points, he has 2 races here, finishishin 39th and 30.... also only qualified 35th and 36th. I think its fair to say that Scott Speed finishes 31st



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: October 20, 2009 3:13 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Sorry IO can't pick Tont Stewart this week so I will go with Carl Edwards to finish 1st and Dale Jr. to finish 22nd

Alright, you went the safest route with that extra rule, lol. Anyway, with Tony, unless you are thinking about using him later in the segment, you can use him now, because its a new segment now. However, I will assume that you said that on account that you are going to use him somewhere else (cough cough, Homestead) so I will take your pick of Carl Edwards unless you say otherwise.



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: October 20, 2009 3:10 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Seems to me she is the master of this gameBy master I meant owner/ maker of the game, nobody is the master of the game until someone wins...

Ok,

I am so confused right now.

I pick Tony to finish 10th.
Absolutely nothing wrong with that, I'll do all the bonus calculating, don't worry.



Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: October 20, 2009 3:06 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

Sorry IO can't pick Tont Stewart this week so I will go with Carl Edwards to finish 1st and Dale Jr. to finish 22nd



Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: October 20, 2009 3:03 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 6

OK for my winner I pick Tony Stewart

I pick Dale Jr. to finish 22nd



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