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RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

Posted on: March 21, 2012 1:07 pm
Edited on: March 29, 2012 7:58 am
 
Another race, another Keselowski win, and a lot of sobbing owners of Kyle Busch that will all be pulled down together. And although Keselowski 2-peated, nobody picked him at all. I'm sure that will change in future Bristol races, where Keselowski and Kyle Busch will be a dominant combination. Anyways, lets see how the standings went:

PODIUM

1.) Foreplus-           140 (80) (The only person to pick two drivers in the top 10 this week... pretty sad...)

2.) Bradman-           139 (68) (Plays the handicap game very wisely.)

3.) Tenacfan-           137 (66) (Well, his odd picks helped him avoid trouble.)

Sfrye-                     137 (57)

NON-PODIUM 125 CLUB

5.) D2Moo-              134 (55)

6.) ILL55INI-            132 (43)

7.) Tigersman-         129 (47)

8.) Edwardsfan-         126 (39)

100 CLUB

9.) River Rat-           122 (55)

10.) Section-              121 (45) (+3 bonus)

11.) Fsu1dogs-           112 (46)

12.) Roushfenwayguy- 111 (46)

13.) Fog-                   110 (45)

14.) Flordiawhite-        106 (39) (+3 bonus)

75 CLUB

15.) Beardawg-            91 (35)

16.) JOEpesci-             83 (41) (Needs to make picks next soon or these random picks will eventually bring the death of him.)

17.) Hoosierguy-          79 (46) (Barely avoids elimination after Selection Sunday.)

SAFE (barely)

18.) Berlyn-                 72 (19) (Following the Mikeyfan bandwagon is NEVER a good idea.)

FIRST ELIMINATED

19.) Mikeyfan-             71 (19) (+2 bonus) (Well ummm... it couldn't have gone much worse than this...)


Well after a great first two weeks, Mikeyfan suddenly fell down, and why is that? Well its actually because he let go in his faith of MWR drivers, who ALL finished in the top 5, unfortunately Mikeyfan found out his lesson the hard way, as his bonus from last session was not enough to save him, and he will be the first one to go.

Remember that now all the score reset, so everyone has a fresh zero points except for the segment winner, Foreplus, which will get a 3 point bonus.



Also remember that the handicap lists will be REVAMPED after Fontana, so take advantage of handicaps you still want to use now.

2 Handicap: 16th-22nd

Greg Biffle

Paul Menard

Martin Truex Jr.

Marcos Ambrose

Jeff Burton

Juan Pablo Montoya

Mark Martin

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29th

David Ragan 

Joey Logano

Brian Vickers

Regan Smith

David Reutimann

Jamie McMurray

Bobby LaBonte

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Casey Mears

Dave Blaney

Andy Lally

Robby Gordon

J.J. Yeley

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th


So Jimmie and Matt have run well recently, and they both are great here, makes my decision easy.


Roushfenwayguy- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth

Mikeyfan-

D2Moo- (Same as FSU)

Tigersman- Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick

Beardawg- (Same as RFG)

Berlyn- Jeff Burton (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon

Foreplus- Kevin Harvick, Kasey Kahne

Fsu1dogs- Jimmie Johnson, Greg Biffle (+2 handicap)

River Rat- Kevin Harvick, Mark Martin (+2 handicap)

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne

Sfrye- Greg Biffle (+2 handicap), Kevin Harvick

Section- Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson

Tenacfan- Tony Stewart, Martin Truex Jr. (+2 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Greg Biffle (+2 handicap), Marcos Ambrose (+2 handicap)

Hoosierguy-  Kevin Harvick, Mark Martin (+2 handicap)

Fog- Kyle Busch, Greg Biffle (+2 handicap)

JOEpesci- 

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Bradman- Matt Kenseth, Jeff Burton (+2 handicap)

Drivers to avoid: Martin Truex Jr., Matt Kenseth

Common Picks:

Mark Martin-      2

Kasey Kahne-    2

Matt Kenseth-    3

Greg Biffle-        5

Jimmie Johnson- 7

Kevin Harvick-      6
Comments
SNAPPY2010
Since: Apr 19, 2010
Posted on: March 25, 2012 11:34 am
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Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: March 25, 2012 11:30 am
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

Kyle Busch and Geg Biffle



Since: Nov 28, 2007
Posted on: March 25, 2012 11:00 am
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

California:

Jimmie Johnson
and Carl Edwards



Since: Aug 15, 2006
Posted on: March 24, 2012 5:48 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

RFG - No problem, Thanks for the game and I'll be back next season if you run the game. 



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: March 24, 2012 5:34 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

I think MikeyFan should come back over a non player, they guy has heart.
Sorry but that is just how the game goes, like I said I'm giving that guy one last chance, and if not then he will get zeros and will go. And also remember you got first the first year I ran this, second the next year, then you were eliminated either this week or by week 7 last year, this is the unpredictability of the Eliminator, where even I could go in the early weeks. This eliminator league shows no mercy though... except for the safety rule...



Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: March 24, 2012 5:31 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

My apologies Sfrye, I always forget someone every now and then, dunno how I miss everyone since I go right down the row, but you have been updated in a tie for third.

Just one more question, how can an active participant be eliminated over a non-player?

Like many of the other games here, I give a three strike rule, sometimes people go on vacations, have internet issues, etc. as this HAS happened before. The random autopicks are usually awful, and they were, if both you and Berlyn's picks were a little luckier, he would have been gone... even though those picks were Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. If the player, JOE, does not return this week however, he will receive a big 0 for this week, securing that he will go next session.



Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: March 24, 2012 4:48 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

Jimmie Johnson & Kasey Kahne

 - floridawhite Cool



Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: March 24, 2012 1:21 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

ummm thanks mikey for having a worse score than me. <br /><br /><br />Jeff burton<br /><br />Jeff Gordon




Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: March 24, 2012 10:58 am
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

Kevin Harvick
Mark Martin



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: March 23, 2012 9:09 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 5

Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson
 


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