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Posted on: May 12, 2011 10:40 am
Edited on: May 23, 2011 4:25 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 11

Sorry for getting this up late again... gotta stop making this a habit... anyways... Regan Smith won! So guesses are that nobody picked him, and a wise guess indeed. After this though, we at least had some that picked Carl Edwards... but lets see how everything turned out, especially for those Jeff Burton pickers...

1.) Chokin Colts-       174 (83) (+3) (With the runner up and +2 from Hamlin, that is good enough for first place this session.)

2.) Tigersman-          171 (76) (-1)

3.) Mikeyfan-            169 (76) (0)

4.) Spikesgator-        165 (70) (-3)

5.) Edwarsfan-           159 (74) (+2) (Good week with picking Edwards... again... but he's a great every-week pick.)

6.) Sfrye-                  155 (76) (+4)

7.) Section-               154 (74) (+2)

8.) Bored at Work-     142 (74) (+3)

9.) Foreplus-             137 (51) (-4)

10.) Berlyn-                134 (51) (-2)

11.) Floridawhite-        132 (74) (-1)

12.) D2Moo-               131 (45) (-7) (The only one to pick Bowyer, and it shows... and not in a good way...)

13.) Fogducker-           129 (76) (+2) (He maybe the best person at even numbered weeks, but he sucks during odd numered weeks...)

14.) Roushfenwayguy-  123 (65) (-2)

15.) ILL55INI-             107 (65) (+2) (Really? 3 people within 2 points of eachother to avoid elimination, now that's action!)

16.) River Rat-            106 (51) (-2) (Last week Gordon took the rat down, now Burton has the Rat packing... almost that is...)

17.) Fsu1dogs-            105 (55) (-1) (1 point... so close... but that's racing for ya, every position matters.)

So yes, by one microscopic point... two from ILL55INI, Fsu has the lowest score of the session in what maybe the close 3 way fight for survival ever... its too bad that I can't keep all 3 of you in, and Fsu does have the lowest of them all... so it is Fsu and the doghouse that leaves us this week.

Winning Drivers Chosen:

Bored at Work- 4

Spikesgator-    3

Fsu1dogs-        2

Fogducker-        2

Section-           2

Tigersman-      2

Berlyn-            2

D2Moo-           2

Edwardsfan-     1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Chokin Colts-     1

 Floridawhite-      1

Mikeyfan-           1

Roushfenwayguy- 0

Foreplus-             0

Sfrye-                  0

The handicap lists are now revamped, make sure to keep attention to these new lists:

2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Paul Menard

David Ragan

Martin Truex Jr.

Jamie McMurray

Marcos Ambrose

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Bobby LaBonte

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

Joey Logano

Brad Keselowski

Regan Smith

David Reutimann

Brian Vickers

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

David Gilliland

Dave Blaney

Casey Mears

Robby Gordon

Andy Lally

Bill Elliott

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

For me this week, he's the best avg. finisher here, and he is first in the standings, so why not Carl Edwards? I'm also going with Greg Biffle, because over the last five weeks, this guy has sneakily made his way from around 24th to 12th in the standings... and he's great here.

Roushfenwayguy- Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle

Spikesgator- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Carl Edwards

Mikeyfan- Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. (+2 handicap)

Tigersman- Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Chokin Colts- Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle

Foreplus- Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Berlyn-  Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

D2Moo- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Fsu1dogs-

Sfrye- Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson

Section- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

River Rat- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Bored at Work- Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne

Fogducker- Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Floridawhite- Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson


Common Drivers:

Jimmie Johnson- 10

Carl Edwards-      10

Kyle Busch-         3

Greg Biffle-         2
Posted on: May 5, 2011 10:16 am
Edited on: May 7, 2011 2:47 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 10

Sorry for getting this up so late guys, finals week for me came fast, and add on top of that that I got hit with lots of work, it hasn't left me with much time to do this, so hopefully everyone can get their picks in considering Darlington is Saturday night. Anyways, Kyle first, Denny second... 9 picks for Hamlin, 7 for Kyle, looks like there is a very good week for us, so if you even did mediocre this week, you could be in trouble, but Darlington can easily turn things around. Let's see what the standings look like now though:

PODIUM

1.) Spikesgator-        95 (Top 2, and in the right order, that's good enough for the highest points total in once race this season.)

Tigersman-               95

3.) Mikeyfan-            93

NON-PODIUM 75 CLUB

4.) Chokin Colts-       91

5.) Foreplus-             86

D2Moo-                    86

7.) Edwardsfan-         85

8.) Berlyn-                83

9.) Section-              80

10.) Sfrye-                79

Bored at Work CLUB

11.) Bored at Work-    68

 


 

DANGER ZONE

12.) Roushfenwayguy- 58

Floridawhite-              58 (Gordon also takes down Florida after picking the winner.

14.) River Rat-           55 (And Jeff Gordon brings River Rat's Hamlin pick down in flames.)

15.) Fogducker-          53

16.) Fsu1dogs-           50 (Not the best week to have a driver get taken out of things like JPM.)

17.) ILL55INI-            42

So the gap from the rich in points vs. the poor is quite large, without bored at work, there is 21 points seperating 10th from 12th, quite a large differential, which will likely make a huge difference in making all those people safe. As for the rest of us, its off to Darlington to face the devil in black.

Winning Drivers Chosen:

Bored at Work- 4

 


 

Spikesgator-    3

 


 

Fsu1dogs-        2

Fogducker-        2

Section-           2

Tigersman-      2

Berlyn-            2

D2Moo-           2

 


 

Edwardsfan-     1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Chokin Colts-     1

 Floridawhite-      1

Mikeyfan-           1

 


 

Roushfenwayguy- 0

Foreplus-             0

Sfrye-                  0


Remember this is the last week to take advantage of these handicaps, so take advantage while you can.

2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Clint Bowyer (Chaser last year)

Bobby LaBonte

Marcos Ambrose

Greg Biffle (Chaser last year)

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

David Ragan

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Brad Keselowski

Brian Vickers

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

David Gilliland

David Reutimann

Jamie McMurray

Joey Logano

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

Regan Smith

Bill Elliott

Robby Gordon

Casey Mears

Andy Lally

Dave Blaney

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

This week, its simple, just go with two RHR drivers, Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson.

Roushfenwayguy- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Jimmie Johnson

Spikesgator- Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Mikeyfan- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)


Tigersman- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon

Chokin Colts- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Carl Edwards

Foreplus- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

Berlyn-  Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

D2Moo- Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson

Fsu1dogs- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Matt Kenseth

Sfrye- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Section - Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

River Rat- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

Bored at Work- Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson

Fogducker- Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin

ILL55INI- Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Floridawhite- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Ryan Newman


Common Drivers:

Jeff Gordon-        11

Denny Hamlin-     4

Jeff Burton-         3

Jimmie Johnson-  2

Carl Edwards-       2

Posted on: April 26, 2011 3:53 pm
Edited on: April 30, 2011 3:06 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 9

Well, it took me awhile to get this up, but here it is, after week off, we now go to Richmond, fresh off a Jimmie Johnson win, and how many picked him? Fogducker and Chokin Colts. Although the win was by only .002 seconds, we know no distances in this game, just positions. So lets get to the standings and see how bad Talladega shaked things up... and who got eliminated:

1.) Chokin Colts-       178 (91) (+1) (Best of RHR is usually a pretty good thing, this time its a very good thing.)

2.) Bored at Work-     172 (76) (-1) (Not quite time to go to Vegas, but maybe after Richmond.)

3.) Section-               155 (81) (+3) (Uses the handicaps just right to get... 81 points... what is up with 81!?)

Floridawhite-              155 (86) (+8) (Biggest mover, and with two top 5 picks at Dega is quite impressive.)

5.) Spikesgator-        154 (81) (+3)

Mikeyfan-                 151 (81) (+5) (Mikeyfan played the handicap game right, at least with Clint Bowyer.)

7.) Berlyn-                149 (81) (+5) (Harvick Jr. was a pretty popular lineup huh?)

ILL55INI-                 149 (70) (-3)

9.) Fogducker-          144 (90) (+8) (Every time Fogducker is in trouble, he comes back with an amazing second week.)

10.) D2Moo-              143 (56) (-8) (JPM made D2Moo fall down a big ladder.)

11.) Fsu1dogs-          142 (70) (-2)

12.) Tigersman-         138 (81) (+4)

13.) Foreplus-             135 (76) (+2)

14.) River Rat-            132 (58) (-8)

15.) Edwardsfan-          131 (56) (-10) (Well, at least neither of them crashed.)

16.) Roushfenwayguy- 113 (45) (-4) (Its a sad day when your driver crashes, its even worse when your other driver crashes him.)

17.) Sfrye-                  108 (49) (-3) (Ragan completely ruins Edwards good run)

18.) RAK-                    95 (52)  (0) (Well, Kyle Busch put the dagger into RAK, not the first dagger he's used on someone.)

Well, looks like RAK is the one leaving us this week, where a lot of things went right and wrong in Talladega, it proves that the first week had a lot of weight on it, too much for RAK to overcome. As for the rest of the standings, its surprising to see Bored at Work not on top with 172, what's more surprising is that 17 points seperates 2nd from 3rd, and that same 17 points seperates 3rd from 12th... needless to say Bored and Chokin dominated this session with authority, and the question is, can Chokin carry this momentum? Because we all know that Bored at Work can.

Winning Drivers Chosen:

Bored at Work- 4
Spikesgator-    2

Fsu1dogs-        2

Fogducker-        2

Tigersman-      1

Berlyn-            1

D2Moo-           1

Edwardsfan-     1

Section-           1

RAK-                1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Chokin Colts-     1
Roushfenwayguy- 0

Floridawhite-        0

Mikeyfan-            0

Foreplus-             0

Sfrye-                  0

2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Clint Bowyer (Chaser last year)

Bobby LaBonte

Marcos Ambrose

Greg Biffle (Chaser last year)

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

David Ragan

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Brad Keselowski

Brian Vickers

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

David Gilliland

David Reutimann

Jamie McMurray

Joey Logano

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

Regan Smith

Bill Elliott

Robby Gordon

Casey Mears

Andy Lally

Dave Blaney

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

For this week, I'd be stupid not to go with Kevin Harvick, I'm also going to go with underdog Matt Kenseth, for I think he can do something here.

Roushfenwayguy- Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth

Spikesgator- Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Mikeyfan- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Kyle Busch

Tigersman- Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Chokin Colts- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Foreplus- Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap), Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Berlyn-  Kyle Busch, Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

D2Moo- Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Edwardsfan- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Carl Edwards

Fsu1dogs- Kevin Harvick, Juan Pablo Montoya

Sfrye- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Kevin Harvick

Section - Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch

RAK-

River Rat- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Bored at Work- Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson

Fogducker- Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin

ILL55INI-

Floridawhite- Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Common Picks:

Denny Hamlin-    9

Kyle Busch-        8

Kevin Harvick-     5

Jeff Gordon-       3

Jimmie Johnson- 2

Clint Bowyer-      2
Posted on: April 11, 2011 2:27 pm
Edited on: April 17, 2011 1:21 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 8

Well, Matt Kenseth finally ended the drought at a track where RFR is usually dominant, so the win did make some sense, but lets see who picked him... two people this time, congratulations to FSU, and yes, you guessed it, once again Bored at Work picked the winner... and second place... needless to say he will be the leader this race and probably for this segment, but then again, it is Talladega, picking a winner here is like picking Trevor Bayne to win the 500, and if Bored does it again, people will probably be looking for which winning driver Bored chooses. So lets get to the standings and see how everyone else did:

PODIUM

1.) Bored at Work-     96 (I'm pretty sure Bored had this great of a season until the segment before the chase as well... right now he's lapping everyone.)

2.) Chokin Colts-       87 (Picked the best of those that didn't win.)

3.) D2Moo-               87

NON- PODIUM 75 CLUB

ILL55INI-            79

Edwardsfan-         75

65 CLUB

Section-              74

River Rat-           74

Spikesgator-        73

Fsu1dogs-           72 (Had the winner, but Jeff Gordon could not save him a good position.)

Mikeyfan-            70

Floridawhite-        69

Roushfenwayguy- 68 (Harvick could not go 3 for 3, and instead went down hard.)

Berlyn-                68

55 CLUB

Foreplus-             59 (Only had +2 handicap total this week, maybe she should stick to handicap drivers?)

Sfrye-                  59

Tigersman-          57 (The fall of Denny Hamlin is hurting a lot of people with picks this year.)

DANGER ZONE

Fogducker-          54

RAK-                   43 (This is not a great way to head to Talladega... Mark Martin's troubles really brought the score down.)

Winning Drivers Chosen:

Bored at Work- 4


Spikesgator-    2

Fsu1dogs-        2


Tigersman-      1

Berlyn-            1

D2Moo-           1

Bradman-        1

Edwardsfan-     1

Section-           1

RAK-                1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Fogducker-        1

Now, because I saw how strong some of the handicaps were, I have decided to revamp the system: 13-15th can no longer be used for handicaps, like most of last year until the chase. Also, handicaps have been decreased slightly (really your only losing 1 or 2 points though). And here are the new handicap lists:

+2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Clint Bowyer (Chaser last year)

Bobby LaBonte

Marcos Ambrose

Greg Biffle (Chaser last year)

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

David Ragan

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Brad Keselowski

Brian Vickers

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

David Gilliland

David Reutimann

Jamie McMurray

Joey Logano

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

Regan Smith

Bill Elliott

Robby Gordon

Casey Mears

Andy Lally

Dave Blaney

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

For this week at Talladega, I gotta go with Kurt Busch... I'll also go with Brad Keselowski with his +4 handicap hoping these two will link up.

Roushfenwayguy- Kurt Busch, Brad Keselowski (+4 handicap)

Spikesgator- Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Mikeyfan- Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap), Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

Tigersman- Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Chokin Colts- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon

Foreplus- Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap), Jamie McMurray (+4 handicap)

Berlyn-  Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

D2Moo- Kevin Harvick, Juan Pablo Montoya

Edwardsfan- Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch

Fsu1dogs- Kevin Harvick, Jamie McMurray (+4 handicap)

Sfrye- Carl Edwards, David Ragan (+2 handicap)

Section - Greg Biffle (+2 handicap), Joey Logano (+4 handicap)

RAK- Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon

River Rat- Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski (+4 handicap)

Bored at Work- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton (+4 handicap)

Fogducker- Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

ILL55INI- Kevin Harvick, Jamie McMurray (+4 handicap)

Floridawhite- Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer

Common Picks:

Kevin Harvick-       6

Dale Earnhardt Jr.- 5

Jamie McMurray-     3

Kurt Busch-           2

Brad Keselowski-    2

Clint Bowyer-          2

Jeff Gordon-           2

Jeff Burton-            2

Jimmie Johnson-     2

Posted on: April 4, 2011 2:34 pm
Edited on: April 10, 2011 1:31 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 7

Well, another race, another Harvick win, in what looked like and was anticipated to be a Johnson, Hamlin big finish, they ended up being cycled back a bit. So who picked our winner that has just gone 2 for 2? Well it wasn't Section... again... in fact it was once again Bored at Work, also a Harvick fan where his loyalty to his driven is starting to pay BIG dividens, but I'm sure that more people are going to follow suit this next race after back to back wins. Anyways, Denny and Jimmie still did pretty good, as well as Gordon, so lets see where people ended up:

PODIUM

1.) Bored at Work-    173 (92) (+3) (BY FAR had the best lineup this week, add a winner, and the best score ever for both one week and total in the competition so far, and you got a combination that is impecible... although the season is young...)

2.) FOREPLUS-          161 (79) (+1) (Has finishes of 2nd, 2nd, and 1st through 3 sessions, amazing for HER.)

3.) Mikeyfan-            157 (77) (+2)

NON-PODIUM 150 CLUB

4.) D2Moo-               155 (72) (-2)

5.) Roushfenwayguy- 154 (76) (+1)

Berlyn-                     154 (69) (-4)

125 CLUB

7.) Floridawhite-        149 (71) (-1)

8.) Sfrye-                  148 (76) (+3)

9.) Tigersman-          147 (69) (-3)

10.) ILL55INI-             146 (69) (-1)

11.) RAK-                   144 (72) (0)

12.) Spikesgator-        142 (69) (-2)

13.) River Rat-            141 (69) (-2)

14.) Chokin Colts-       139 (79) (+2)

15.) Section-               138 (71) (-1)

16.) Fsu1dogs-            130 (63) (-2)

17.) Fogducker-           125 (86) (+1) (Really wanted to make sure that he wasn't eliminated.)

100 CLUB

18.) Edwardsfan-          122 (62) (-1) (His favorite driver couldn't keep himself on the lead lap, has Edwardsfan chose him every week?)

19.) Bradman-             108 (72) (0) (Had a pretty good point total, but everyone did, so it wasn't enough to save himself.)

So this week, our defending champion, and first year's runner up, argueably the best player at this game, is already out during the second elimination... so we do know one thing, there will be a new champion this year compared to last year, but its still very sad to see someone go out because they forgot to make picks, but that's the way the cookie crumbles sometimes.

Winning Drivers Chosen:

Bored at Work- 3
Spikesgator-    2

Tigersman-      1

Berlyn-            1

D2Moo-           1

Bradman-        1

Edwardsfan-     1

Fsu1dogs-        1

Section-           1

RAK-                1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Fogducker-        1

Now, because I saw how strong some of the handicaps were, I have decided to revamp the system: 13-15th can no longer be used for handicaps, like most of last year until the chase. Also, handicaps have been decreased slightly (really your only losing 1 or 2 points though). And here are the new handicap lists:

+2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Clint Bowyer (Chaser last year)

Bobby LaBonte

Marcos Ambrose

Greg Biffle (Chaser last year)

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

David Ragan

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Brad Keselowski

Brian Vickers

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

David Gilliland

David Reutimann

Jamie McMurray

Joey Logano

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

Regan Smith

Bill Elliott

Robby Gordon

Casey Mears

Andy Lally

Dave Blaney

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

For this week, at Texas, I'm going with two of the pretty obvious drivers, Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick, I'm not letting Bored at Work be the only one to pick the winner again, lol.

Roushfenwayguy- Carl Edwards, Kevin Harvick

Spikesgator- Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Mikeyfan- Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards

Tigersman- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Chokin Colts- Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Foreplus- Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Berlyn-  Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

D2Moo- Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Bradman-

Fsu1dogs- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Matt Kenseth

Sfrye- Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Section - Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Greg Biffle (+2 handicap)

RAK- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Mark Martin

River Rat- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Greg Biffle (+2 handicap)

Bored at Work- Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap), Matt Kenseth (+3 bonus)

Fogducker- Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Greg Biffle (+2 handicap)

Floridawhite- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Common Picks:

Carl Edwards-   6

Denny Hamlin- 6

Clint Bowyer-    5

Jeff Gordon-    5

Kyle Busch-      4

Greg Biffle-      3

Matt Kenseth-  2
Posted on: March 29, 2011 3:10 pm
Edited on: April 3, 2011 2:26 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 6

Well, another one is in the books, and who would have predicted a finish like that, or that Kevin Harvick would win? Well there was one person, and that was Bored at Work, congratulations for being the sole person to pick the winner. Apart from that though, Kyle, Jimmie, and Carl all did very well, so we must have done well as a whole right? Lets find out... my prayers go out to Fogducker, but you maybe OK, after all, two people, Edwardsfan and Bradman didn't make picks, and they have no backup for me to go to RFG picks, I hope these two can make it to this week's picks, but its hard for me to find them when they posted last about 10 days ago... anyways, here is the standings:

PODIUM

1.) Berlyn-                85

2.) D2Moo-               83

3.) Foreplus-             82 (The best player through the first 5 weeks award goes to Foreplus, once again she's up top.)

NON-PODIUM 75 CLUB

4.) Bored at Work-     81 (Only one to choose the winner, but Smoke wasn't in the top 10.)

5.) Mikeyfan-            80 (Picked the right pair of RFR drivers)

6.) Roushfenwayguy- 78

Tigersman-              78 (Intentionally copied my picks without regret Surprised.)

Floridawhite-            78

9.) ILL55INI-           77

65 CLUB

10.) Spikesgator-     73

11.) Sfrye-               72

RAK-                       72

River Rat-                72

14.) Fsu1dogs-         67

Section-                   67

55 CLUB

16.) Chokin Colts-     62

17.) Edwardsfan-       60 (+3 handicap, Kyle Busch random pick... your still in this as long as you pick this week.)

DANGER ZONE

18.) Fogducker-        39 (Ya... so about Denny Hamlin...)

19.) Bradman-          36 (Our defending champion forgot to pick, now he could be out earlier than anyone would have anticipated.)

Winning Drivers Chosen:


Spikesgator-    2

Bored at Work- 2


Tigersman-      1

Berlyn-            1

D2Moo-           1

Bradman-        1

Edwardsfan-     1

Fsu1dogs-        1

Section-           1

RAK-                1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Fogducker-        1

Now, because I saw how strong some of the handicaps were, I have decided to revamp the system: 13-15th can no longer be used for handicaps, like most of last year until the chase. Also, handicaps have been decreased slightly (really your only losing 1 or 2 points though). And here are the new handicap lists:

+2 handicap: 16th-22nd

Jeff Gordon (Chaser last year)

Clint Bowyer (Chaser last year)

Bobby LaBonte

Marcos Ambrose

Greg Biffle (Chaser last year)

Denny Hamlin (Chaser last year)

David Ragan

+4 handicap: 23rd- 29th

Brad Keselowski

Brian Vickers

Jeff Burton (Chaser last year)

David Gilliland

David Reutimann

Jamie McMurray

Joey Logano

+6 handicap: 30th- 35th

Regan Smith

Bill Elliott

Robby Gordon

Casey Mears

Andy Lally

Dave Blaney

+8 handicap: Anyone below 35th

Ya, I'm thinking that this is for the best, because if I didn't do this, +3 handicaps for some chasers, or +5... that would be too overpowering. Anyways, these are the new handicap lists for the next 5 WEEKS! As I'm sure many people will take advantage of them this week, maybe 2 drivers even... we all know which 2 drivers I'm talking about

For my picks, I'm picking Jimmie Johnson, surprise surprise, I'm also picking one of those drivers I was talking about, Jeff Gordon with +2.

DRIVERS crossed out are your picks from last week, make sure you do not pick both of them please, you can use one again... like Johnson.

Roushfenwayguy- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Spikesgator- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jimmie Johnson

Mikeyfan- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Tigersman- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jimmie Johnson

Chokin Colts- Jamie McMurray (+4 handicap), Joey Logano (+4 handicap)

Foreplus - Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Joey Logano (+4 handicap)

Berlyn- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jimmie Johnson 

D2Moo- Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer (+2 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Bradman- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Joey Logano (+4 handicap)

Fsu1dogs- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Sfrye- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap)

Section - Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

RAK- Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano (+4 handicap)

River Rat- Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Bored at Work- Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch

Fogducker- Jeff Gordon (+2 handicap), Jamie McMurray (+4 handicap)

ILL55INI- Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap), Jimmie Johnson

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin (+2 handicap)

Common Picks:

Jimmie Johnson- 11

Denny Hamlin-    11

Jeff Gordon-        5

Joey Logano-       4

Carl Edwards-       2

Jamie McMurray-   2

Posted on: March 23, 2011 3:29 pm
Edited on: March 29, 2011 2:31 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 5

Well, our first official segment is done, and there were a lot of good results, especially with Kyle Busch, which a whopping 8 people chose... those winner picks are definetly going up, ill keep track of them starting this race. Apart from that, we had very few people choose one of the people in the back, so the points should be high, and it makes you wonder if I was able to overcome my hole... so lets get to the standings and find out:

PODIUM

1.) Edwardsfan-        159 (82) (+2 bonus) (Following his favorite driver is really paying off.) (+4)

2.) Spikesgator-       156 (74) (+2 bonus) (Picked Kyle Busch to redeem his Smoke pick.)   (-1)

Foreplus-                 156 (75) (+2 bonus) (Gets another 8 bonus points... F-PLUS sure knows how to use the handicaps.) (0)

NON-PODIUM 150 CLUB

4.) Fogducker-          155 (75)                                                                                      (-1)

5.) Bored at Work-    152 (73)                                                                                       (-1)

125 CLUB

6.) Mikeyfan-           145 (72) (+2 bonus)                                                                       (0)

D2Moo-                   145 (87) (+2 bonus)                                                                       (+1)

8.) Chokin Colts-      140 (86) (Got 2 and 3, but forgot 1)                                                 (0)

9.) Bradman-           135 (90) (Picked 1-2, that's good enough for high score of the week.)  (+2)

10.) Tigersman-         129 (84) (+2 bonus)                                                                      (0)

100 CLUB

11.) Sfrye-                 123 (70) (+2 bonus)                                                                      (-2)
 
Section-                    123 (86) (+2 bonus) (Busch bros. proved a great combo this week.)     (+3)

13.) River Rat-           120 (87) (+2 bonus)                                                                       (+4)

14.) Fsu1dogs-           118 (82) (+2 bonus) (-10 handicap) (a bit my fault since I didn't really catch it at first, but your not eliminated, I'll make sure to catch anyone that breaks the rule of using the same lineup next time before the race.) (+1)

Floridawhite-               118 (75)                                                                                       (-2)

16.) RAK-                   114 (79) (+2 bonus)                                                                      (0)

17.) Berlyn-                113 (73) (+2 bonus)                                                                      (-4)

18.) ILL55INI-            100 (77)                                                                                        (+1)

NEEDS HELP WITH PICKS CLUB

19.) Roushfenwayguy- 95 (80) (Had a huge week, but it was just enough to save me... phew!) (+1)

20.) Tenacfan-            89 (59) (Two driver that didn't really do good spell doom for Tenacfan where everyone else did great.) (-2) (ELIMINATED)

So this week we say goodbye to Tenacfan, the first eliminated... but it just goes to show that this game is entirely different due to this brand new system of points.

Winning Drivers Chosen:


Spikesgator-    2
Tigersman-      1

Berlyn-            1

D2Moo-           1

Bradman-        1

Edwardsfan-     1

Fsu1dogs-        1

Section-           1

RAK-                1

River Rat-         1

ILL55INI-          1

Fogducker-        1

Bored at Work-  1

+3 handicap: 13th through 20th

Mark Martin

Jaime McMurray

Ryan Newman

Joey Logano

Juan Pablo Montoya 

David Reutimann

A.J. Allmendinger

Kasey Kahne

+5 handicap: 21st through 28th

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Martin Truex Jr.

Paul Menard

David Ragan

Brad Kesolowski

Marcos Ambrose

Elliot Sadler

Regan Smith

+7 handicap: 29th through 35th

Sam Hornish Jr.

Scott Speed

Bobby LaBonte

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil 

Robby Gordon

Kevin Conway

+10 handicap (anyone who is below 35th )

Remeber that this is the last week to take advantage of these handicaps, they will be switched around quite a bit after the next race.

As for my picks, Jimmie Johnson, duh... I will also go with Paul Menard, RCR is good here, he's good this season, and with a juicy handicap.

Roushfenwayguy- Jimmie Johnson, Paul Menard (+5 handicap)

Spikesgator- Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth

Mikeyfan- Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards

Tigersman- Jimmie Johnson, Paul Menard (+5 handicap)

Chokin Colts- Juan Pablo Montoya(+3 handicap), Joey Logano (+3 handicap)

Foreplus - Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. (+5 handicap)

Berlyn- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth

D2Moo- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Edwardsfan- Kyle Busch, Trevor Bayne

Bradman- J.J. Yeley, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Fsu1dogs- Carl Edwards, Mark Martin (+3 handicap)

Sfrye- Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin (+3 handicap)

Section - Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano (+3 handicap)

RAK- Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin (+3 handicap)

River Rat- Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin (+3 handicap)

Bored at Work- Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart

Fogducker- Denny Hamlin, Paul Menard (+5 handicap)

Tenacfan-

ILL55INI- Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson, Paul Menard (+5 handicap)

Common Picks:

Jimmie Johnson- 11

Paul Menard-      4

Mark Martin-       4

Carl Edwards-      3
 
Joey Logano-      2

Matt Kenseth-     2
Posted on: March 8, 2011 3:54 pm
Edited on: March 20, 2011 12:19 pm
 

RFG's Eliminator Game Race 4

Good news: Four people ended up picking the winner out of Carl Edwards, congratulations to those that won with the backflip... as for the two most chosen drivers, Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon... they sucked... so I'm going to assume at least one person picked them both... and that would be me... getting eliminated the first round in my own game would kind of suck, so I need to go with the big picks this time around, anyways lets check the standings and see how bad I got kicked.

Spikesgator-        82

Foreplus-             81 (The 4 point bonus puts him at a great spot to win the session yet again.)

Fogducker-          80

Bored at Work-    79

Edwardsfan-         77 (His driver finally wins, after picking him 3 weeks in a row.)

Mikeyfan-            73

D2Moo-               58

Chokin Colts-       54 (Chose RFR, but forgot Carl Edwards)

Sfrye-                  53

Tigersman-          45

Bradman-            45

Floridawhite-        43

Berlyn-                40

Section-              37

Fsu1dogs-           36

RAK-                   35

River Rat-            33

Tenacfan-            30

ILL55INI-             23

Roushfenwayguy- 15 (Well uh... nowhere but up right???)

From now until week 14, you must switch out at least one of your drivers from an odd week to an even week (So if during week 3 you have Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson, during week 4 you could pick Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, and during week 5 the session starts over, so you could pick Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson again.) Might be a bit confusing for those of you that are new, so please ask questions if you don't get it.

Also one more thing I would like to say, it seems that everyone doesn't quite understand the new rule for this year, where you BOLD one of your two drivers and that driver gets +2 if he finishes ahead of your other, I will bold the one you put first, but bolding your pick so that I know that the rule exists would be much appreciated.


+3 handicap: 13th through 20th

Mark Martin

Jaime McMurray

Ryan Newman

Joey Logano

Juan Pablo Montoya 

David Reutimann

A.J. Allmendinger

Kasey Kahne

+5 handicap: 21st through 28th

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Martin Truex Jr.

Paul Menard

David Ragan

Brad Kesolowski

Marcos Ambrose

Elliot Sadler

Regan Smith

+7 handicap: 29th through 35th

Sam Hornish Jr.

Scott Speed

Bobby LaBonte

David Gilliland

Travis Kvapil 

Robby Gordon

Kevin Conway

+10 handicap (anyone who is below 35th )

For me, I'm going with my guy Kurt Busch, and last race's winner Carl Edwards

Roushfenwayguy- Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards


Spikesgator- Kyle Busch, Tony Stewart

Mikeyfan- Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr. (+5 handicap)

Tigersman- Kyle Busch, Mark Martin (+3 handicap)

Chokin Colts- Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards

Foreplus - Ryan Newman (+3 handicap), Mark Martin (+3 handicap)

Berlyn- Kyle Busch, Jeff Burton

D2Moo- Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr. (+5 handicap)

Edwardsfan- Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch

Bradman- Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch

Fsu1dogs- Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson

Sfrye- Carl Edwards, Tony Stewart

Section - Kyle Busch, Kurt Busch

RAK- Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon

River Rat- Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman (+3 handicap)

Bored at Work- Dale Earnhardt Jr. (+5 handicap), Martin Truex Jr. (+5 handicap)

Fogducker- Jeff Gordon, Paul Menard (+5 handicap)

Tenacfan- Tony Stewart, Marcos Ambrose (+5 handicap)

ILL55INI- Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch

Floridawhite- Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon

Common Picks:

Kyle Busch- 8

Carl Edwards- 5

Kurt Busch- 4

Jeff Gordon- 4

Tony Stewart- 3

Jimmie Johnson- 3

Mark Martin- 2

Martin Truex Jr.- 2

Dale Earnhardt Jr. - 2
 
 
 
 
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