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RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

Posted on: May 23, 2011 4:58 pm
Edited on: May 29, 2011 12:08 pm
 
Well, Dover sure proved to be more about strategy than a monster, but the monster still did a pretty good job of taking some drivers out of the equation like Kasey Kahne. As for the winner, Matt Kenseth, well only one person was bold enough to go with him, and that is 
D2Moo, congratulations, but is it enough to come out top of the standings? Lets see how everyone did:

PODIUM

1.) D2Moo-              84 (This is what happens when you are the only one to pick the winner.)

2.) Mikeyfan-           81 (Wait, a MWR pick actually paid off!?!?!)

3.) Fogducker-         80

NON-PDOIUM 75 CLUB

4.) Tigersman-         77

Floridawhite-            77

Sfrye-                     77 (This is what the most popular duo did in the correct order.)

7.) Section-             76

8.) Berlyn-               75 (This is what the most popular duo did, could have been much better though w/o pit strategy.)

River Rat-                75

ILL55INI-                75

65 CLUB

11.) Foreplus-         69

Edwardsfan-            69

13.) Spikesgator-    68

Chokin Colts-         68

15.) Roushfenwayguy- 65

LIVIN' ON A PRAYER ZONE

16.) Bored at Work- 47 (Kasey Kahne has elimination looming over Bored's door.)

Wow, look at all those ties... 10 of our 14 people have ties, not that people didn't go Edwards Johnson crazy, and for those people, hope you have another plan because those are both great drivers for Lowe's, you can keep one of those two however. As for bored... well, best of luck to him, because at Lowe's anything can happen, but an 18 point gap is pretty large.

Winning Drivers Chosen:

Bored at Work- 4

Spikesgator-    3

D2Moo-           3

Fsu1dogs-        2

Fogducker-        2

Section-           2

Tigersman-      2

Berlyn-            2

Edwardsfan-     1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Chokin Colts-     1

 Floridawhite-      1

Mikeyfan-           1

Roushfenwayguy- 0

Foreplus-             0

Sfrye-                  0

The handicap lists are now revamped, make sure to keep attention to these new lists:

2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Paul Menard

David Ragan

Martin Truex Jr.

Jamie McMurray

Marcos Ambrose

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Bobby LaBonte

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

Joey Logano

Brad Keselowski

Regan Smith

David Reutimann

Brian Vickers

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Dave Blaney

Casey Mears

Robby Gordon

Andy Lally

Bill Elliott

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

For me this week, Jimmie and Carl, not hard to think about...

Roushfenwayguy- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Spikesgator- Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth

Mikeyfan- David Reutimann (+4 handicap), Carl Edwards

Tigersman- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Chokin Colts- Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch

Foreplus- Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Berlyn-  Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Kyle Busch

D2Moo- Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch

Edwardsfan- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Sfrye- Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch

Section- Joey Logano (+4 handicap), David Reutimann (+4 handicap)

River Rat- Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Bored at Work- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Clint Bowyer

Fogducker- Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Floridawhite- Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch

Common Picks:

Carl Edwards-     9

Kyle Busch-        5

Jimmie Johnson- 4

Jeff Gordon-        3

David Reutimann- 2
Comments

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: May 30, 2011 7:51 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

1.) Because Jimmie finished ahead of Burton, you actually got 76, the update has been made.
Thanks. Forgot about those points. Had a great week this week getting 86 points if I did the math correct.



Since: Jan 9, 2009
Posted on: May 29, 2011 4:13 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon




Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: May 29, 2011 12:15 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

I still do not understand how the standings are calculated
To say it as simply as possible.

Sprint Cup points earned by both drivers during the race + handicaps + 2 point bonus should your bold driver finish ahead of your non-bolded driver.



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: May 29, 2011 12:05 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

1.) Because Jimmie finished ahead of Burton, you actually got 76, the update has been made.

2.) I'm actually more afraid of Edwardsfan than anyone else right now, considering how good his driver is doing.



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: May 28, 2011 4:19 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

freaking Kahne.  He knocked me out last year too with a DNF.  Maybe it's sad that I remember.  Well, gotta make up some points, I'll take Dale Jr and Clint Bowyer and hope the favorites have some trouble.



Since: Mar 13, 2009
Posted on: May 28, 2011 7:15 am
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

Chokin - your pick of Tony Kanaan in Group #3 is now an illigal pick, he's now starting 22nd at Indy so he's moved to Group #2.



Since: Nov 8, 2006
Posted on: May 27, 2011 6:21 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

I still do not understand how the standings are calculated but I will go with Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch



Since: Nov 30, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2011 4:34 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

Kyle "Rowdy Speeder" Busch

Matt Kenseth

Spikes.



Since: Nov 28, 2007
Posted on: May 27, 2011 2:41 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon for Charlotte.



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: May 27, 2011 2:20 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 12

If my totals are correct, I got 74 points from Dover, thanks for leaving me off the list RFG. I know you are worried I'm gonna win the whole thing.Laughing

Onto this weeks picks. Gonna go out on a limb and try to get the most out of the handicap points. Logano (+4),  and Reutimann (+4)



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