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RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Posted on: April 12, 2010 3:40 pm
Edited on: April 19, 2010 3:16 pm
 
Oh god I did horrible... well the owner of this game/ defending champion better get up to speed or else I could be out very early this year... which would make the game pretty boring for me, lol. In other news, congratulations to Ryan Newman, as I'm sure he helped all the people that chose due to that +20 handicap as well... oh wait... nobody chose him... I'm betting some of you wish you had last week's picks, lol. Anyway, this race ended up being truly unpredictable, but let's see what the standings have to say about that, where I should be around the bottom if not the bottom:

Top Lineup- Ryan Newman (+20 handicap), Jeff Gordon/ Jimmie Johnson- 385

Poduim Club

1.) Hard to Beat-       380 (PSHCHE! Hard to Beat actually picked the winner, and ended 5 points from a perfect score, amazing Let's see if he can kee the lead this time...)

2.) Bored at Work-    345 (From 22nd to second in 1 week! Huge bounce-back!)

Uscfannv-                345 (Once again he's up top... once I start averages I can't wait to see what his is...)

Fsu1dogs-               345 (And the doghouse is coming back again, can he avoid the bad session this time though unlike last year?)
 
Non-podium 300 club

5.) M56Nascar-          321 (Maybe I'll just take your picks this week, really nice bounce-back!)

6.) Edwardsfan-         316

7.) Tigersman-          314

200 Club

Berlyn-                299

Foreplus-             293

Chokin Colts-       278 (Playing the handicaps may not make you win, but it usually eludes you from elimination as well.)

Mikeyfan-            275

ILL55INI-            274

RAK-                   274

Spikesgator-        263

Floridawhite-        258

Coach-                258

Section-              253

Blkhwkfn-           245 (Random picks did well, hope the computer problem gets fixed soon.)

D2Moo-              228

Obxyankeefan-   210

Danger Zone!

Bradman-           180

Roushfenwayguy- 146 (Could last year's winner go down this early???)

Tenacfan-            131 (Welcome to the club tenacfan, lol.)

Well we actually did pretty good as a whole, just that Denny Hamlin dragged a lot of people down... and people that chose a Jeff Burton Kurt Busch combo also got dragged down. Congratulations to Hard to Beat, who once again is at the top, with an even larger lead, can he keep it this time from the popular picks that ended up close behind.

Winning Drivers chosen:

Roushfenwayguy- 2
uscfannv-            2
Fsu1dogs-          2
Bored at Work-    2
RAK-                  2
Chokin Colts-      2
Coach-               2
D2Moo-              2
Tigersman-         2


Hard to Beat-       1
Floridawhite-        1
Section-              1
ILL55INI-            1
blkhwkfn-            1
M56Nascar56-      1
Spikesgator-        1

10 handicap: 16th through 23rd

Mark Martin (Well we all know who Fsu will now pick for the next 5 weeks as one of his picks.)

Joey Logano

Scott Speed (Lost 15 points worth of value, doing better than last year.)

Denny Hamlin (Another guy to look after for you bargain hunters.)

Martin Truex Jr.

A.J. Allmendinger

Juan Palbo Montoya (yet another chaser last year now with a handicap.)

Kasey Kahne (4 chasers last year with +10 handicaps!)

+20 handicap: 24th through 31st

David Reutimann (This should lure Mikeyfan over more than once during the next 5 weeks.)

Elliot Sadler

Ryan Newman (A chaser last year at +20!)

David Ragan

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte

Brad Kesolowski

Marcos Ambrose

+25 handicap: 32nd through 38th

Travis Kvapil

Sam Hornish Jr.

Robby Gordon

David Gilliland

Mike Bliss

Kevin Conway

Boris Said

+34 handicap (anyone who is below 38th)

Well, when one is desperate... the best average finisher at a track and a defending champion seem like a winning formula right??? At least I hope... my picks are Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson, and I hope they are good enough to keep me around...

For your convienience, picks that you made last week will be crossed out, so that you know the lineup that you can't pick this week.

Roushfenwayguy- Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johson         

Floridawhite- Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon

Section- Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth

Bradman- Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth

Edwardsfan- Mark Martin (+10 handicap), David Reutimann (+20 handicap) Carl Edwards, Mark Martin (+10 handicap)

Berlyn-  Mark Martin (+10 handicap), Jeff Burton         

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch

Coach- Juan Pablo Montoya (+10 handicap), Mark Martin (+10 handicap) Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin (+10 handicap)

D2Moo- Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth 

Tenacfan- Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Newman (+20 handicap)

bored at work- Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch

Mikeyfan- Martin Truex Jr. (+10 handicap), Jimmie Johnson 

Tigersman- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth 

Chokin Colts- Kasey Kahne (+10 handicap), Ryan Newman (+20 handicap)

M56Nascar- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

obxyankeefan- Kyle Busch, Jeff Burton Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin (+10 handicap)

uscfannv- Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart

fsu1dogs- Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch       

blkhwkfn-  Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards (random autopicks)

Spikesgator- Kyle Busch, Joey Logano (+10 handicap)  

Foreplus- Juan Pablo Montoya (+10 handicap), Jimmie Johnson 

RAK- Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch

Yokobluewave

HardtoBeat- Kyle Busch, Joey Logano (+10 handicap)

Common Picks:

Jimmie Johnson- 9

Matt Kenseth- 7

Jeff Gordon- 6

Kyle Busch- 5

Mark Martin- 4

Jeff Burton- 2

Juan Pablo Montoya- 2

Joey Logano- 2

Ryan Newman- 2

Kurt Busch- 2

Edwardsfan failing at spelling driver's names- 2 Tongue out
Category: Auto Racing
Comments

Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: April 19, 2010 9:33 am
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

race hasn't started ... I can still switch lineups right~!?

JEff Gordon and MAtt Kenseth Please..... dropping Mark Martin



Since: Dec 7, 2007
Posted on: April 19, 2010 6:17 am
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Race delayed until Monday which gives everyone who picked Matty and JG after I did an opportunity to change them before it's too late.

Well, wherever those two end up, at least I'll be in good company.



Since: Mar 21, 2007
Posted on: April 18, 2010 11:06 am
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

at texas, will go with Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart



Since: Nov 28, 2007
Posted on: April 18, 2010 9:04 am
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Texas Picks:

Jimmie Johnson and Kurt Busch



Since: Sep 8, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2010 7:09 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

I am going to go out on a limb here.

Jimmie Johnson

Kyle Busch



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2010 2:23 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Kyle Busch & Jimmie Johnson



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: April 17, 2010 10:36 am
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

Gimme Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth this week.



Since: Nov 8, 2006
Posted on: April 16, 2010 6:58 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

KASEY KAHNE (+10)
RYAN NEWMAN (+20)



Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: April 16, 2010 8:10 am
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

I'll go with Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon...I just hope they don't take each other out while running 1-2 on the final turn!

 - floridawhite Cool



Since: May 2, 2007
Posted on: April 15, 2010 3:19 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator League Week 8

I didn't even notice that someone else had the same picks.  I do appreciate you pointing that out, because now I know that I'll have company at the bottom (Sorry Spikes!!). 


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