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Posted on: July 25, 2012 1:45 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 Week 20

Yes you still can't edit blogs, I have been keeping an eye on when they finally bring the edit option back, for now though the message boards will have to do. Hopefully they have them done by next season at leastUndecided.

http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/messag
es/chrono/38004441


Well, looks like Fog forgot about this game, but good thing is that he didn't forget about the pick 3, so he got Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch and picks. As for the winner, we had only one blind squirrel that found the winner, and second place as well, which should set him up for an easy avoidance of elimination. So lets see what everyone would rather see, who is near the bottom and is in trouble! Oh and one more thing, handicaps will be re-evaluated next week, so make sure to take advantage of any you still want to use.

PODIUM

1.) Beardawg-           95 (Its going to take a big wreck to take this bear down, but we are coming up on Indy.)

2.) Bradman-           80

3.) River Rat-           76

NON-PODIUM 70 CLUB

4.) Fsu1dogs-           75

5.) ILL55INI-            74

6.) Fog-                   73

7.) Sfrye-                 72

Roushfenwayguy-      70 (Ghost picks)

8.) Berlyn-                70

Floridawhite-             70

DANGER ZONE

10.) Tigersman-        68 (SWR wasn't the best lineup, but two top 15s still isn't bad.)

11.) Tenacfan-          60 (The latest victim of Edwards' mediocre season.)

12.) Edwardsfan-       60 (Needed every point of that bonus to justify that Burton pick.)

Basically, the distance from 1st to 3rd is greater than the distance from 3rd to last place. There will be a very tight competition for who goes home this week, as picking one bad driver could easily do you in right now... unless your Beardawg, then you might need two bad drivers...

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-             4

Beardawg-              4 (The blind squirrel found 4 nuts, and is now in a tie for most winning drivers.)

ILL55INI-                2

Tenacfan-                2

Sfrye-                      2

Floridawhite-             2

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Bradman-                 1

Edwardsfan-              0 (Is now the only person in this game yet to pick a winner.)


(Mark Martin, by average, would currently be 14th in the standing were he race all races, so 15th is now 16th, etc.)

+2 Handicap: 16th-22nd


Joey Logano (new to handicap list)

Kasey Kahne

Marcos Ambrose

Jamie McMurray

Juan Pablo Montoya

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Burton

Aric Almirola

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29t

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

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte

Kurt Busch

Casey Mears

David Ragan

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil

Landon Cassill

Dave Blaney

David Reutimann

J.J. Yeley (new to handicap list)

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

Dang I should have thought twice before picking Tony last race. Well I'm going with Jeff Gordon for sure. As for the other, I always believed that the winner of this race has a great shot of winning the championship, so lets take a gamble with Greg Biffle and that low (as in good) avg. finish of his.

Roushfenwayguy (GHOST PICKS)- Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

D2Moo-

Tigersman-

Beardawg-

Berlyn-

Fsu1dogs-

River Rat-

Floridawhite-

Sfrye-

Tenacfan-

Edwardsfan-

Fog-

ILL55INI-

Bradman-
Posted on: July 12, 2012 11:40 am
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 Week 19

http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/messag
es/chrono/37719239


Well, we had a pretty wild Daytona that is sure to shake up the standings with all the big guns being taken out, but there was one person that got the winner, that person was... the only guy that is no longer in this game... not to mention that I got the 3rd place pick as well. Maybe not actually being in the competition makes you better at the game... anyways, lets see who was eliminated and such.

Roushfenwayguy- 164 (92) (GHOST PICKS) (Count on me having my best week after elimination, and nobody else even came close.)

PODIUM

1.) Edwardsfan-         161 (84) (+4) (Well, one person came close to my score, and easily takes this segment by storm.)

2.) Bradman-            149 (66) (-1)
 
3.) Beardawg-           148 (70) (0) (With all the bonsus off of Bayne, he got a decent score.)

NON-PODIUM 130 CLUB

4.) River Rat-           141 (64) (+1)

5.) Flordiawhite-        139 (61) (-2)

6.) Tenacfan-           138 (55) (-5)

7.) Sfrye-                 137 (72) (+4)

8.) Tigersman-         134 (59) (+1)

9.) Fsu1dogs-           132 (55) (-4)

125 CLUB

10.) Berlyn-                127 (55) (0) (You didn't really think that Biffle was going to finish in the top 5 did you?Tongue out)

11.) ILL55INI-             127 (50) (-6)

ELIMINATED

12.) D2Moo-               110 (74) (0) (Had the third best score this week, but it wasn't enough to save him.)

So D2Moo is the one that leaves us this session after making the boldest picks during the first week, but they didn't pay off, and little but two top 5 drivers could have saved him, which is much easier said than done at Daytona, somehow when your eliminated though these things come easy.

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-             4 (Once again claims sole possession of first here.)

Beardawg-              3

ILL55INI-                2

Tenacfan-                2

Sfrye-                      2

Floridawhite-             2

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Bradman-                 1

Edwardsfan-              0 (Is now the only person in this game yet to pick a winner.)


(Mark Martin, by average, would currently be 14th in the standing were he race all races, so 15th is now 16th, etc.)

+2 Handicap: 16th-22nd


Joey Logano (new to handicap list)

Kasey Kahne

Marcos Ambrose

Jamie McMurray

Juan Pablo Montoya

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Burton

Aric Almirola

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29t

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

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte

Kurt Busch

Casey Mears

David Ragan

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil

Landon Cassill

Dave Blaney

David Reutimann

J.J. Yeley (new to handicap list)

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

Roushfenwayguy (GHOST PICKS)- Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson

D2Moo-

Tigersman-

Beardawg-

Berlyn-

Fsu1dogs-

River Rat-

Floridawhite-

Sfrye-

Tenacfan-

Edwardsfan-

Fog-

ILL55INI-

Bradman-

(Avg. finish / save list to be up soon.)
Posted on: July 5, 2012 9:49 am
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 Week 18

http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/messag
es/chrono/37597108/0/1/37597149#ID3
7597149

So this week we had Brad Keselowski get his unpresidented third win, but this time nobody took the chance on the guy that was the second most dominant driver last year. Still, Jimmie and Kyle did fairly well, so we should all be around the same area this week score wise. Also, CBS has had blog editing down for almost a month now... can they please just bring the enhancements out already. So without further ado, the standings:

PODIUM

1.) Tenacfan-            83 (The only one to pick the runner-up, it shows.)

Bradman-                 83 (The handicap game with his +3 bonus puts him at a tie for another segment win.)

3.) Beardawg-           78

Floridawhite-             78

NON-PODIUM 75 CLUB

5.) River Rat-           77 (No this was not with the Kyle, Jimmie combo)

Fsu1dogs-               77

Edwardsfan-             77

ILL55INI-                77 (I wonder why there are so many 77's this week...)

9.) Tigersman-        75

CAUTION ZONE

Roushfenwayguy-     72 (GHOST PICKS)

10.) Berlyn-            72

11.) Sfrye-              65

DANGER ZONE

12.) D2Moo-            36 (He took a gamble being the only one to not pick Kyle or Jimmie, it didn't pay off.)

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-             4 (Once again claims sole possession of first here.)

Beardawg-              3

D2Moo-                   3 (2 Weeks in a row of being the ONLY one to pick the winner!)

ILL55INI-                2

Tenacfan-                2

Roushfenwayguy-      2

Sfrye-                      2

Floridawhite-             2

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Bradman-                 1

Edwardsfan-              0 (Is now the only person in this game yet to pick a winner.)


(Mark Martin, by average, would currently be 14th in the standing were he race all races, so 15th is now 16th, etc.)

+2 Handicap: 16th-22nd


Joey Logano (new to handicap list)

Kasey Kahne

Marcos Ambrose

Jamie McMurray

Juan Pablo Montoya

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Burton

Aric Almirola

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29t

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

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte

Kurt Busch

Casey Mears

David Ragan

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil

Landon Cassill

Dave Blaney

David Reutimann

J.J. Yeley (new to handicap list)

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

Roushfenwayguy (GHOST PICKS)- Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick

D2Moo-

Tigersman-

Beardawg-

Berlyn-

Fsu1dogs-

River Rat-

Floridawhite-

Sfrye-

Tenacfan-

Edwardsfan-

Fog-

ILL55INI-

Bradman-
Posted on: June 28, 2012 12:38 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 Week 17

Blogs are still down and uneditable, here is the link and the stuff from the link here:

http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/messag
es/chrono/37453799


Sorry for getting this up late, but its hard to get to this when you know you are the one sinking into elimination. I'll be making ghost picks throughout the rest of the season to see how well I would have fared, since it is my game and all, but I will not be eligible for any segment wins or eliminations by using ghost picks, I need to at least keep it somewhat entertaining for myself in this game. Anyways, lets see who won, and how everyone else did... well actually one more thing, we had one person pick the unlikely winner in Clint Bowyer, congratulations to D2Moo for getting another one:

PODIUM

1.) Bradman-            161 (78) (0) (The change in Gordon from Ambrose for the preffered driver made the difference.)

2.) ILL55INI-            159 (76) (-1) (Following the strong picks both weeks sure did pay off.)

3.) Berlyn-                158 (81) (0) (Missed winning her first segment by that much.)

NON-PODIUM 125 CLUB

4.) D2Moo-               154 (85) (0) (Almost rose up to first with the only one picking the winner.)

5.) Floridawhite-        136 (74) (0)

6.) Fsu1dogs-           132 (78) (+2) (Picking Gordon over Ambrose was the difference in passing Beardawg.)

7.) Beardawg-           131 (76) (0) (It seems like you are getting a following, 5 people copied your picks!)

8.) River Rat-           130 (76) (+1)

9.) Edwardsfan-        129 (81) (+2)

10.) Sfrye-               127 (78) (0)

100 CLUB

11.) Tenacfan-         123 (67) (-5)

12.) Tigersman-       104 (81) (+1) Huge bounce back to avoid having to use the safety.)

ELIMINATED

13.) Roushfenwayguy- 82 (39) (-1) (Wow, with a score like this I deserve to be eliminated... I guess JPM can't turn around his season at his best track.)

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-             4 (Once again claims sole possession of first here.)

Beardawg-              3

D2Moo-                   3 (2 Weeks in a row of being the ONLY one to pick the winner!)

ILL55INI-                2

Tenacfan-                2

Roushfenwayguy-      2

Sfrye-                      2

Floridawhite-             2

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Bradman-                 1

Edwardsfan-              0 (Is now the only person in this game yet to pick a winner.)


(Mark Martin, by average, would currently be 14th in the standing were he race all races, so 15th is now 16th, etc.)

+2 Handicap: 16th-22nd


Joey Logano (new to handicap list)

Kasey Kahne

Marcos Ambrose

Jamie McMurray

Juan Pablo Montoya

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Burton

Aric Almirola

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29t

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

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte

Kurt Busch

Casey Mears

David Ragan

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil

Landon Cassill

Dave Blaney

David Reutimann

J.J. Yeley (new to handicap list)

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th

Roushfenwayguy (GHOST PICKS)- Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth

D2Moo-

Tigersman-

Beardawg-

Berlyn-

Fsu1dogs-

River Rat-

Floridawhite-

Sfrye-

Tenacfan-

Edwardsfan-

Fog-

ILL55INI-

Bradman-
Posted on: June 19, 2012 1:24 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 16

The CBSSports.com Community is changing and several enhancements are on the way. As part of this change, the ability to create new blogs has been disabled. Your voices can still be heard by visiting our message boards.
This is still in effect, for those of you that follow the blog station, you can make picks here or follow the link here to post your picks:

http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/messag
es/chrono/37266028


Here is the same info from the initial thread, though this can't be edited:


O.K., so Hamlin did horrible, and as consequence, many people did awful. But of course, Dale Earnhardt Jr. finally won, and who took advantage, thanks to RFG autopicks (using the pick 3 game), and due to confusion of this stupid update CBS is still working on with blogs, I gave D2Moo the benifit of the doubt, he will get the winner, the bolded driver, and the handicap, that all adds up to 6 bonus points, and a winner, I know I'm just too kind. Anyways, lets see how the rest of us did:

PODIUM

1.) ILL55INI-             83 (The two picks that were exactly the same are the highest scoring... hmmmm...)

Bradman-                 83

3.) Berlyn-                77 (Is her luck FINALLY starting to turn around??)

NON-PODIUM 50 CLUB

4.) D2Moo-               69 (The engine failiure on Martin's part shut down the great win by junior.)

5.) Floridawhite-        62

6.) Tenacfan-           56

7.) Beardawg-           55 (For the first time in the eliminator league history (I think), somebody picked the last place driver.)

8.) Fsu1dogs-           54

9.) River Rat-           52

DANGER ZONE

10.) Sfrye-                 49

11.) Edwardsfan-         48

12.) Roushfenwayguy- 43

13.) Tigersman-         23 (Good news, things can only go up from here.... hopefully...)

Well, all in all, a pretty awful week we had here, only four scores cracking the 60 barrier, that's pretty bad. Buth with JGR bad luck, combined with Kasey and Martin, and you got your reason why this week was so low scoring. Also I forgot to take out Fog, it may explain why he didn't come to make picks, either that or the blog confusion, but the other two that didn't find the page got compensated and are in decent shape, so its all good hopefully for those two. Also we have two of our 3 save eligible players in the danger zone, including Tigersman, who is far behind the rest. Could we see the save rule come into effect the segment it became available? It's look very well possible, although I hope I don't become a casualty of Infineon.

The handicap lists are now revamped, and as such, I decided to edit Mark Martin's handicap based upon his average points scored, since he is the best part-time driver by far, his handicap is a bit rigged. Also I made handicaps for Infineon only, hopefully people will take some of these into consideration.

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-              4 (Once again claims sole possession of first here.)

Beardawg-               3

ILL55INI-                2

Tenacfan-                2

Roushfenwayguy-      2

Sfrye-                      2

Floridawhite-             2

D2Moo-                    2

Mikeyfan-                1

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Bradman-                 1

Edwardsfan-              0 (Is now the only person in this game yet to pick a winner.)


(Mark Martin, by average, would currently be 14th in the standing were he race all races, so 15th is now 16th, etc.)

+2 Handicap: 16th-22nd


Joey Logano (new to handicap list)

Kasey Kahne

Marcos Ambrose (no handicap, Infineon only)

Jamie McMurray

Juan Pablo Montoya (no handicap, Infineon only)

Jeff Gordon (no handicap, Infineon only)

Jeff Burton

Aric Almirola

(Martin Truex Jr. Infineon Only)

+4 Handicap: 23rd- 29t

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

Regan Smith

Bobby LaBonte (+6 infineon only)

Kurt Busch

Casey Mears

David Ragan (+6 infineon only)

+6 Handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil

Landon Cassill

Dave Blaney

David Reutimann

J.J. Yeley (new to handicap list)

(Boris Said, Infineon only)

+8 handicap: Anyone Below 35th


EFFECTIVE THIS WEEK

SEGMENT 2: Weeks 15-26(pre-chase): All players must have unique lineups every week in each session (REMEMBER that a session consists of two weeks, an odd week followed by an even week.) Here are some examples to clarify this:

EXAMPLE 1: Week 15: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

Week 16: RFG chooses Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards = ILLEGAL PICKS

EXAMPLE 2: Week 16: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

Week 17: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Greg Biffle

Week 18: RFG chooses Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth = LEGAL PICKS

All in all, if its an EVEN numbered week, check your picks from the previous week, if it is an odd numbered week, then don't worry your head about a thing. Illegal picks will result in a -8 penalty, the maximum handicap, except subtracted. (Picking the exact same lineup will still result in -8, NOT -16.)


(Please copy/paste this list with your picks while we are in message board mode.)

Roushfenwayguy- Kyle Busch, Juan Pablo Montoya

D2Moo- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Martin

Tigersman- Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne

Beardawg-Greg Biffle, Trevor Bayne

Berlyn- Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards

Fsu1dogs- Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin

River Rat- Mark Martin, Carl Edwards

Floridawhite- Mark Martin , Jeff Gordon

Sfrye- Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson

Tenacfan- Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Kasey Kahne

Fog- Greg Biffle, Kasey Kahne

ILL55INI- Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth

Bradman-Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth

(Any crossed out driver next to your name means that you CANNOT pick that driver this week.)

Posted on: June 17, 2012 12:00 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 15

This is mostly so that I can find this page incase I need it for future reference, but also so that the final four that haven't made picks yet can find the page because I didn't think that some people might have just hit the follow blog button or some whatever it is like that. Anyways, here is the link, please make sure to get your picks in on time, also if you get your picks in like a lap or two into the race, I probably won't care, its after some caution involving some big driver where I will start to care, or just past some early point only for those that have yet to make picks. Anyways, here is the link to the message board, or you can even post your picks right here and I will edit it on the message board.
http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/messag
es/chrono/37169710/0/1/37225582#ID3
7225582

Posted on: June 6, 2012 9:24 pm
Edited on: June 9, 2012 9:26 am
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 14

Well, another day, another Jimmie Johnson win, and we had 5 people take advantage of that winner. The big crash also did not do too big of damage to our crew... well... those that chose Kyle, Tony or Carl will feel the pain, so lets see how consistent the group is this time:

PODIUM

1.) Sfrye-                 92 (Shares a tie with the highest possible scoring lineup.)

2.) Roushfenwayguy- 87

3.) Beardawg-           86

Floridawhite-             86

NON-PODIUM 75 CLUB

5.) D2Moo-               85

6.) Tigersman-          81

7.) Edwardsfan-         79

8.) Fsu1dogs-           77

ILL55INI-                  77 (A pretty good day for the top 2 RFR drivers right now.)

10.) Tenacfan-          75

DANGER ZONE

11.) River Rat-          62

12.) Bradman-          54

13.) Berlyn-              50 (Berlyn strikes bad luck... again... this time with Kyle Busch.)

Fogducker-               50 (Follows Berlyn's bad luck train.)


Well, the distance from 1st to 10th is 17, while the distance from 1st to 13th is 42... that's a large gap, so it seems like the bottom four will likely fight for elimination, so Pocono is going to be a huge race for the premere of NASCAR on TNT for those in that danger zone.

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-              3 (Takes sole posession of the top spot with Section leaving this game.)

Beardawg-               3 (Tigers and Bears with 3 wins, where are the lions?)

ILL55INI-                2

Tenacfan-                2

Roushfenwayguy-      2

Sfrye-                      2

Floridawhite-             2

Mikeyfan-                1

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Bradman-                 1

D2Moo-                    1
Edwardsfan-              0 (Is now the only person in this game yet to pick a winner.)



+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


EFFECTIVE NEXT WEEK

SEGMENT 2: Weeks 15-26(pre-chase): All players must have unique lineups every week in each session (REMEMBER that a session consists of two weeks, an odd week followed by an even week.) Here are some examples to clarify this:

EXAMPLE 1: Week 15: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

Week 16: RFG chooses Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards = ILLEGAL PICKS

EXAMPLE 2: Week 16: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

Week 17: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Greg Biffle

Week 18: RFG chooses Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth = LEGAL PICKS

All in all, if its an EVEN numbered week, check your picks from the previous week, if it is an odd numbered week, then don't worry your head about a thing. Illegal picks will result in a -8 penalty, the maximum handicap, except subtracted. (Picking the exact same lineup will still result in -8, NOT -16.)

So for this race, I'll stay away from Johnson and go with Smoke to bounce back at one of his best tracks. I'll also go with Denny Hamlin, as he is the leader in laps lead the last 5 years here... and 2 wins to boot with that... and he's doing good this season...

Roushfenwayguy- Denny Hamlin, Tony Stewart

D2Moo- Denny Hamlin, Greg Biffle

Tigersman-

Beardawg- Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne

Berlyn-

Fsu1dogs- Tony Stewart, Marcos Ambrose (+2 handicap)

River Rat- Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Floridawhite-

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

Tenacfan- Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch

Edwardsfan- Mark Martin (+4 handicap), Denny Hamlin

Fog-

ILL55INI-

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

Common Picks:

Denny Hamlin-  6

Jeff Gordon-      2

Tony Stewart-    2

Kyle Busch-       2
Posted on: May 30, 2012 7:09 pm
Edited on: June 6, 2012 9:00 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator 4.0 week 13

Well, Jimmie Johnson fell short of being the superstar at Lowe's due to some issues, and apart from a pretty boring Lowe's, Kasey Kahne stood out as the driver that is making one heck of a comeback. We also had 5 people that chose Kahne in thier lineups, so we should get a few more winners. But lets see what everyone is really concerned about... that is who got eliminated:

1.) Fsu1dogs-           168 (77) (+1) (Reclaims the top dog poisition thanks to the mediocre performance of ILL55.)

2.) Beardawg-           164 (84) (+1)

3.) Tigersman-          161 (82) (+1)

4.) ILL55INI-             160 (67) (-3) (Falls out of the podium after a week with two perfect picks.)

5.) Roushfenwayguy- 154 (82) (+5) (The two most common picks did fine thanks to Kasey Kahne controlling part 2 over the Biff.)
 
6.) River Rat-            151 (78) (+3)

7.) D2Moo-               150 (72) (-2)

8.) Sfrye-                 146 (70) (-2)

9.) Berlyn-                144 (71) (-1)

10.) Edwardsfan-        142 (68) (-3)

11.) Bradman-           139 (82) (+1)

12.) Floridawhite-       133 (75) (-1)

13.) Fogducker-         125 (69) (+1)

14.) Tenacfan-          122 (68) (+1) (Oh how a winner can keep you away from elimination.)

15.) Section-             113 (57) (+1) (Joey Logano did not cut Section a break, and sends the person with the most winning drivers chosen packing.)

So Section loses that high standing in this game with his most winning drivers chosen thanks to Denny Hamlin, but he couldn't avoid the trouble of many other drivers, such as Jeff Gordon, which ultimately brought his downfall. We now have only 14 contestants, and we only have one more segment of running in this currect stature, so lets go over the rules for the next segment.

SEGMENT 2: Weeks 15-26(pre-chase): All players must have unique lineups every week in each session (REMEMBER that a session consists of two weeks, an odd week followed by an even week.) Here are some examples to clarify this:

EXAMPLE 1: Week 15: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

Week 16: RFG chooses Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards = ILLEGAL PICKS

EXAMPLE 2: Week 16: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards

Week 17: RFG chooses Jimmie Johnson and Greg Biffle

Week 18: RFG chooses Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth = LEGAL PICKS

All in all, if its an EVEN numbered week, check your picks from the previous week, if it is an odd numbered week, then don't worry your head about a thing. Illegal picks will result in a -8 penalty, the maximum handicap, except subtracted. (Picking the exact same lineup will still result in -8, NOT -16.)

Winning Drivers List:

Tigersman-                 3 (Takes sole posession of the top spot with Section leaving this game.)

Section
-                  3
ILL55INI-                2

Beardawg-               2

Tenacfan-               2

Mikeyfan-                1

Floridawhite-            1

Berlyn-                    1

River Rat-                1

Sfrye-                      1

Fsu1dogs-                1

Roushfenwayguy-      1

Bradman-                 1

D2Moo-                    0

Edwardsfan-              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 Dover, Jimmie Johnson? Ya I thought so. I'm also going with the surpise of the season, Martin Truex Jr., as he is actually pretty good here.

Roushfenwayguy- Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr.

D2Moo- Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin (+4 handicap)

Tigersman- Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex Jr.

Beardawg- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Berlyn- Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne

Fsu1dogs- Ryan Newman, Mark Martin (+4 handicap) (+3 bonus)

River Rat- Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Sfrye- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth

Tenacfan- Martin Truex Jr., Jeff Gordon (+4 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Matt Kenseth, Mark Martin (+4 handicap)

Fog- Greg Biffle, Kyle Busch

ILL55INI- Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle

Bradman- Greg Biffle, Tony Stewart

Common Picks:

Jimmie Johnson- 5

Matt Kenseth-     5

Greg Biffle-         3

Martin Truex Jr.-  3

Mark Martin-        3

Jeff Gordon-        2

Kyle Busch-         2
 
 
 
 
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