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RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

Posted on: November 2, 2009 2:19 pm
Edited on: November 9, 2009 3:29 pm
 
Alright, Talladega is finally done... so lets see... the best finisher of the non-backup drivers was... Jeff Gordon with 20th, followed by Mark Martin with 28th... all I can say is that people are saying, "Thank god I have a back-up..." Since the worse back-up racer finished... ummm.... 25th if you don't count Ambrose... better than the others I guess... anyway, this one still did seperate some people, yet not an awful lot since nobody got a person who finished better than 10th... Anyway, next week we will run at Texas, so get ready for that. Here are the standings...

1.) Edwardsfan-    302 (counted Jr.'s score.) (leader)

2.) Bradman-       294 (counted Ragan's score.) (-8)

3.) Roushfenway- 288 (counted Mears' score.)    (-14)

4.) Berlyn-           274 (counted Harvick's score.) (-28)

5.) Floridawhite-   260 (counted Kurt's score.)      (-42)

6.) Tenacfan-       245 (counted LaBonte's score.) (-57)


Well, things are still tight, that is fore sure. And the back-up rule turned out to be a huge success, saving all but Floridawhite from having a worse score... or maybe not as much so since if we didn't have the back-up, all of us would have been closer together in scores this week... wierd... well it still helped out Tenacfan a lot, which he needed to get back into this thing, and even with the back-up, only one person broke 300 over this two wee period, and that includes a bonus from last week as well. Scores should start to increase though as this session moves on as more bonuses come... I hope at least.

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, the bonus this week... lets see what I can carve up... hmm... can't really think of any new ideas that wouldn't make people wonder what the heck that bonus is, so simply pick the worse chaser this week. However, unlike last time driver's will be based on a scale. If your chaser finishes the worst, you get +20 points. If your chaser finishes 10-11th of all chasers, you get +15 points. 7-9th will get you +10. 5-6th will get you +5. 2-4th will get you nothing. The only downside, is that if you pick the best chaser, you will get -15 points! If you do guess the best chaser... then either you were way to risky... or some chaser did something huge. Anyway, this is optional, however, I don't know why you would skip it unless if you were really afraid that the driver that you picked to finish the worst actually finished the best...

For me this week, I'm taking a half-risk, half-safety with going with Matt Kenseth for Texas, which is not a chaser, and I believe this is the first non-chaser pick since the chase (except for maybe Kyle Busch once.)

Edwardsfan-  Carl Edwards (Bonus = Ryan Newman)  

Bradman- Greg Biffle (bonus= Vickers)    

Roushfenway- Matt Kenseth (bonus = JPM)

Berlyn- Jimmie Johnson (bonus= Vickers)          

Floridawhite-  Jeff Gordon (bonus = Brian Vickers)

Tenacfan-       Jimmie Johnson (bonus= JPM) 

Common Picks:

Comments

Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: November 8, 2009 4:55 am
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

Ooops! Sorry RFG. in that case I'll go with Jeff Gordon for his second win at Texas this year.

 - floridawhite.



Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2009 10:54 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

since i can't remember who i can or can't pick i'm going to give a list and the first one that i can have without penalty i want them. lol


Johnson
Montoya
Stewart
Harvick
Burton


ok worst chaser? hmmmm vickers or hamlin?

vickers




Since: May 12, 2007
Posted on: November 6, 2009 3:23 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

Winner Carl Edwards
Bonus - Ryan Newman (he avgs 23rd here) 



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: November 6, 2009 2:55 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

Put me down for Jimmie Johnson.


WARNING!!!!

According to the RFG archive, you chose Jimmie Johnson during week 1, if you do not change your pick, you will be penalized with a -34 point handicap. Please ajdust accordingly unless you wish to take the penalty... again... man you try to get away with Jimmie Johnson picks too much... lol.




Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 12:25 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

Put me down for Jimmie Johnson and the worst chaser I believe will be Vickers.



Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: November 4, 2009 12:03 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

Theres a couple of good drivers this week, and I'd like to do with  Greg Biffle once again....  =] Hopefully the Fords of RFR can pull out back to back wins..... and as for the WORST chaser.... Brian Vickers....



Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: November 2, 2009 3:59 pm
 

RFG's Chase Eliminator Week 8

My pick this week will be Jimmie Johnson
My Bonus chaser pick will be Juan Pablo Montoya


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