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RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Posted on: May 9, 2012 7:56 pm
Edited on: May 13, 2012 10:15 am
Well, another win Brad Keselowski, and another no pick for everyone here. But Talladega took its toll on Harvick and Gordon owners which were common in this race, so we will probably have some pretty low scores... oh well, lets see who was eliminated:


1.) Beardawg-           169 (80) (+1) (The newcomer makes a mark with 2 top 10 drivers, rare for Talladega...and a +8 on Bayne.)

2.) Sfrye-                 159 (72) (+2) (I gave you Waltrip (+8 handicap) instead of Martin,please make sure Mark is racing next time.)

3.) Section-              138 (47) (-2)


4.) D2Moo-               134 (56) (+3)

5.) Roushfenwayguy- 125 (58) (+5)

ILL55INI-                  125 (58) (+4)

7.) Fsu1dogs-           123 (41) (-1)

8.) Tenacfan-            122 (38) (-3)

110 CLUB

9.) Tigersman-            119 (30) (-6) (Hope the fall didn't hurt too much.)

10.) Berlyn-                 116 (54) (+2) (Well, at least only one of your drivers is having bad luck now...)

11.) Bradman-             115 (58) (+2)

12.) Edwardsfan-          114 (51) (-1)

13.) River Rat-             113 (38) (-5)

14.) Floridawhite-         112 (61) (0) (A great pick in Kahne, not so much for Jeff.)


15.) Fogducker-            98 (58) (+1) (Barelyn spared by Foreplus's bad week.)


16.) Foreplus-              96 (49) (-1) (Another bad race for Jeff Gordon is another bad week for Foreplus.)

The first discrepency I want to talk about is the 55 car. Although Mark Martin may have a certain handicap, anyone that rides in that car (Waltrip and Vickers) will have a +8 handicap. The handicap go by a driver's point standings, not a car owner's standing, and replacement will count as completely seperate drivers. That also leaves me to say that make sure your driver is racing, I spared Sfrye this time, but next time I may use whoever is in that car w/o a handicap, or even a random autopick.

And Talladega strikes again, with 3 30 scores, and plently of 40 scores to go around, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, and a few other drivers ruined a lot of people's lineups, switching the standings drastically. But the bottom two is what is the main focus, as Foreplus and Fogducker swapped positions by that much, showing how much picking that bold driver correctly is worse. And if you want to blame Jeff Gordon's bad luck on Berlyn, then you can say that Berlyn knocked out the last female in this game besides herself... which isn't very good news if people are hoping for Berlyn to keep the women's dreams alive the way her year is going. And congratulations to our newcomer, who was the only person to pick two drivers that finished in the top 10, and he was in the podium last week, leaving Beardawg the winner of this session and 3 bonus points for the next.

Handicaps are now revamped up to week 15, and yes Jeff Gordon is still in that handicap list. Will people start taking precaution to picking Jeff Gordon now? Or will we see much more Jeff Gordon picks.

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

Jamie McMurray

Juan Pablo Montoya

Jeff Burton (new to handicap list)

Kasey Kahne (+4 handicap to +2 handicap)

A.J. Allmendinger (+4 handicap to +2 handicap)

Marcos Ambrose (+4 handicap to +2 handicap)

Aric Almirola

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29th

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

Mark Martin (+2 to +4 handicap)

Kurt Busch (Chaser last year)

Bobby LaBonte (+2 to +4 handicap)

Regan Smith (+2 to +4 handicap)

Casey Mears

David Ragan (+6 to +4 handicap)

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

David Reutimann (the three Davids are still right next to eachother in the standings.)

Travis Kvapil

Dave Blaney (+4 to +6 handicap)

Landon Cassill

David Stremme (+8 to +6 handicap)

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

So at Darlington, I do not want to trust Jeff Gordon, so I will go with Brad Keselowski, even though he doesn't have a handicap anymore, and Denny Hamlin.

Roushfenwayguy- Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin

D2Moo- Denny Hamlin, Greg Biffle

Tigersman- Denny Hamlin, Regan Smith (+4 handicap)

Beardawg- Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne (+2 handicap) (+3 bonus)

Berlyn- Denny Hamlin, Jeff Burton (+2 handicap)

Fsu1dogs- Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart

River Rat- Denny Hamlin, Mark Martin (+4 handicap)

Floridawhite- Denny Hamlin, Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Sfrye- Carl Edwards, Marcos Ambrose (+2 handicap)

Section- Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap), Denny Hamlin

Tenacfan- Kasey Kahne (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Matt Kenseth, Joey Logano

Fog- Kyle Busch, A.J. Allmendinger (+2 handicap)

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin

Bradman- Greg Biffle, Ryan Newman

Common Picks:

Denny Hamlin-  7

Jeff Gordon-      3

Greg Biffle-       2

Matt Kenseth-   2

Kasey Kahne-    2

Jimmie Johnson- 2

Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: May 12, 2012 12:12 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Kyle Busch and AJ Allmendinger 

Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: May 12, 2012 11:31 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

if i go out might as well go out with a bang

Denny Hamlin

jeff burton

Since: Nov 28, 2007
Posted on: May 12, 2012 11:09 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11


Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: May 12, 2012 7:42 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

I'll give him another chance even though he screws me over ever time I pick him in this game.

Jeff Gordon (+4) and Denny Hamlin 

Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: May 11, 2012 7:00 am

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Denny Hamlin

I won't give up on him yet - Jeff Gordon

 - floridawhite Cool

Since: Mar 3, 2012
Posted on: May 10, 2012 10:35 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne

Since: May 12, 2007
Posted on: May 10, 2012 3:09 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Matt Kenseth
Joey Logano  

Since: Dec 7, 2007
Posted on: May 10, 2012 1:00 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

My picks for Darlington are:

Denny Hamlin and Greg Biffle

Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: May 10, 2012 12:17 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon

Since: Feb 24, 2008
Posted on: May 10, 2012 12:11 pm

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 11

Appreciate you giving me Mikey. Although it looks like I would have been fine with an autopick.

Carl Edwards and Marcos Ambrose (+2)

Can't wait to see Danica get her first stripe.

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