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RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Posted on: May 3, 2012 3:29 pm
Edited on: May 9, 2012 6:32 pm
Woh, we had 6 people pick the winner, I mean given it was Kyle Busch so that's not a big surprise, but still lots of people will add to that win column. The most surprising fact is that three people that have been perfect in attendance to this point all missed picks. Foreplus made picks in the Pick 3 so I gave her RFG autopicks, as for the other two, they got randoms, and while Brad got lucky, Fog will need to work to stay alive. So lets see who will join Fog at the basement:

TOP LINEUP: Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne (+4 handicap)- 92


Section-             91 (One point away from that perfect lineup, a far cry from last session's disaster.)

Beardawg-          89 (Had the one-two punch, but not in the right order.)

Tigersman-         89 (They were in the commonwealth for a reason.)


Sfrye-                 87

Tenacfan-           84

Fsu1dogs-           82

D2Moo-               78

River Rat-            75


ILL55INI-            69 (+3 bonus)

Roushfenwayguy- 67

Edwardsfan-         63

Berlyn-                62 (Berlyn actually made a good pick in Kyle Busch, but then Burton had his say.)


Bradman-            59

Floridawhite-         51

Foreplus-              47

Fogducker-           40 (Likely needs to make picks next week in order to stay alive, and good ones.)

Winning Drivers List:

Section-                  3 (Adds yet another win, looks like Section is gearing up for a Chase run.)

Tigersman-             2 (Breaks away from the pack, but needs another winner to get to Section.)

ILL55INI-                1

Tenacfan-               1

Mikeyfan-                1

Floridawhite-            1

Beardawg-               1

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Sfrye-                      1

Everyone else-         0

+2 Handicap: 16th-22nd

Brad Keselowski (Chaser last year)

Mark Martin

Juan Pablo Montoya

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte

Aric Almirola

Jamie McMurray

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29th

Kurt Busch (Chaser last year)

Marcos Ambrose

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year... bargain hunters look here)

A.J. Allmendinger

Kasey Kahne

Dave Blaney

Casey Mears

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

David Ragan

David Reutimann (David club I guess...)

Travis Kvapil

Landon Cassill

Brandon Gaughan

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

I know most people are probably going on the Johnson bandwagon, but actually in the past 5 spring Talladegas, his last one, a first, was his only one in the top 20. So I'm going the safe route with the guys that consistently avoid DNFs, which is Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer.

Roushfenwayguy- Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer

D2Moo- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dave Blaney (+4 handicap)

Tigersman- Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick

Beardawg- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Trevor Bayne (+8 handicap)

Berlyn- Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap), Clint Bowyer

Foreplus- Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap), A.J. Allmendinger (+4 handicap)

Fsu1dogs- Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart

River Rat- Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Floridawhite- Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap), Kasey Kahne (+4 handicap)

Sfrye- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin (+2 handicap)

Section- Kurt Busch (+4 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Tenacfan- Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer

Fog- Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

ILL55INI- Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Bradman- Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Common Picks:

Kevin Harvick-       7

Dale Earnhardt Jr.- 5

Jeff Gordon-          7

Clint Bowyer-         3


Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: May 6, 2012 8:07 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10



Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: May 6, 2012 12:17 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Kevin Harvick and Jeff Gordon

Since: Nov 28, 2007
Posted on: May 6, 2012 11:15 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10


Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: May 6, 2012 11:07 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Greg Biffle and Jeff Gordon

Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: May 6, 2012 7:44 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Jeff Gordon & Kasey Kahne

 - floridawhite Cool

Since: May 12, 2008
Posted on: May 5, 2012 9:51 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Autopicks did better anyway!!!
If a score of 47 did better than you picks i fear to even think about what they were.

And Section... usually when you have the lead in this game, you go for first place so you get the +3 bonus toward your next session, sure you are pretty much guarenteed that you won't be eliminated, but getting that average segment finish up can help you toward save opportunities later in the season as well.

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: May 5, 2012 9:26 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

I have some breathing room this week so I will chance it with Kurt Busch (+4)  and Jeff Gordon (+4)

Since: Jan 28, 2008
Posted on: May 4, 2012 11:02 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Wrote them in my book but forgot to write them down. Autopicks did better anyway!!!

Jeff Gordon +4
AJ Allmendinger +4

Going with what helped me last year handicaps and with Dega it's always better to be in the back.

Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2012 8:33 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

Jeff Gordon

Clint Bowyer

no jinx, no jinx, no jinx.   PLEASE

Since: Jan 20, 2007
Posted on: May 4, 2012 6:56 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 10

I think this is the first time I've seen Dave Blaney picked.  Hope he  does well though, since he's an Ohio boy. (but not better than the drivers I've chosen)  Wink

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