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RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

Posted on: October 12, 2011 7:57 pm
Edited on: October 20, 2011 10:21 pm
Well, two races down this segment, and Jimmie finally wins, of course six of our eight contestants decided to go with JJ, so there might not be much made up ground at all, but lets check, just to be safe:


1.) D2Moo-                184 (97) (+2) (+5 bonus) (Wow, he almost broke the 100 barrier!)

2.) Bored at Work-     180 (94) (+1) (+4 bonus)

3.) ILL55INI-             176 (87) (-2) (+5 bonus)


4.) Fogducker-           175 (92) (+3) (+4 bonus)

5.) Foreplus-             170 (86) (+1) (+2 bonus)


6.) Sfrye-                 160 (73) (-3) (+3 bonus)

7.) Roushfenwayguy- 151 (63) (-5) (+4 bonus) (The HMS drivers looked great, then Jeff Gordon wanted to see what the garage was like.)

8.) River Rat-            139 (57) (0) (Finishes last again, but still could find a way out of the bottom two.)

Well, not as close as I would have thought, mainly due to Jeff Gordon leaving those that chose him in the bottom of the totem pole. Anyways, we still got another Lowe's and this one is sure to shake things up, so don't think that those that are even up top are safe, because anything can and will happen here.

Segment Two will last 3 races, weeks 29-31, TWO people will be eliminated from the game at the end of the segment. You must use AT LEAST 4 different drivers, and you can't keep the same driver for all three races, meaning you only have to switch one driver out each week. (Refer to segment one rules for ties.)

Segment Three will last 5 races, week 32-36, THE WINNER will be declared, and so 5 people are virtually being eliminated. Every week you must pick different drivers, meaning you must choose 10 UNIQUE DRIVERS. (Incase of tie, the tiebreaker will be whoever got the most points through this segment WITHOUT HANDICAPS OR BONUSES, if there still is a tie, then the person who has the highest scoring most recent week will be declared the winner. If there still is a tie, then whoever made the picks first each week will win, because someone is obviously cheating Tongue out.)

Bonuses will be given for each race.

And now for the bonuses:

Bored at Work, for picking 7 winning drivers will get a +3 bonus throughout the chase, congratulations!

Now for the newly revised handicap lists, these will last through the first five weeks of the chase.

2 Handicap: 16th-22nd

Mark Martin

Martin Truex Jr.

Juan Pablo Montoya

David Ragan

Marcos Ambrose 

Kasey Kahne

Joey Logano  

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29th

Paul Menard

Jeff Burton

Jamie McMurray

Regan Smith

Brian Vickers

David Reutimann

Bobby LaBonte

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Casey Mears

Dave Blaney

Andy Lally

Robby Gordon

Tony Raines

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

Bonus, guess the amount of caution flags, unlike previous weeks, the scoring system will be much more strict, since cautions are usually less plentiful than our other two previous bonuses.

+5 if you get the exact amount of cautions flags
+3 if you are 1 off
+1 if you are 2-3 off.
Just 4 off and you miss your chance, so the margin is much smaller, and many could find themselves without a bonus considering how many cautions can show up here.

For me, I can't pick Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson... CRAP! Well I'll go with Kasey Kahne at least... as for the other... well... I guess I have to go with Kurt Busch, because Kyle and Jeff Gordon are coinflips at this point.

The first set of crossed out drivers you can't use at all.
The second set of crossed out drivers you may only use one of, not both.

Roushfenwayguy- Kasey Kahne (+2 handicap), Kurt Busch (10 cautions)

Foreplus- Kyle Busch, Joey Logano (+2 handicap) (17 cautions)

D2Moo- Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne (+2 handicap) (8 cautions)

Sfrye-  Carl Edwards, Ryan Newman (11 catuions)

River Rat- Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick (13 cautions)

Bored at Work- Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne (+2 handicap) (7 cautions)

Fogducker- Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin (14 cautions)

ILL55INI- Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth (8 cautions)

Common Picks:

Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: October 15, 2011 7:28 pm

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

14 cautions

Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: October 15, 2011 7:27 pm

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

Jeff Gordon and Denny Hamlin

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: October 15, 2011 3:23 pm

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

jimmie johnson 1st, kasey kahne 2nd, and 7 cautions

Since: Nov 28, 2007
Posted on: October 15, 2011 12:32 pm

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth(Bonus: 8 cautions)

Since: Feb 24, 2008
Posted on: October 14, 2011 11:05 am

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

I want to pick the Dinger so bad...

Carl Edwards and Ryan Newman (11 yellows)

Since: Jan 28, 2008
Posted on: October 14, 2011 10:27 am

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

Kyle Busch

Joey Logano

17 Cautions

Since: Mar 26, 2008
Posted on: October 13, 2011 9:20 pm

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

Uh Oh this doesn't look promising

Jimmie Johnson

Kevin Harvick

(What the heck....lucky 13 cautions)

Since: Dec 7, 2007
Posted on: October 12, 2011 8:50 pm

RFG's Eliminator Chase Race 5

Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne   8 yellows.......

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