Daytona 500

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  1. Hoodock

    Hoodock Well-Known Member

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    Gen6 car on a super speedway=BORING!!!:p
     
  2. a9faninnc

    a9faninnc Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The real racing starts next week.Sure would have liked to saw Danica win today.
     
  3. Airbrakes

    Airbrakes Super trucker

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    Today I was reminded why I stepped away from NASCAR. It's too much like Formula 1 nowadays. I sure miss the beating up fenders and grass passing of the old school days, but back then NASCAR actually had street legal stock cars that could take a beating. The current templates would fall apart if you sneeze on them.
     
  4. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

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    Just watched it. It what was I expected. Single file racing first 190, then got to racing the last 10. It was a new car, so I didn't expect good racing for most of the race.

    Finish was good. Happy for Danica. She was smart and patient. Made me eat my words. Told my wife she would fall back early and stay mid pack.

    Two of my three got wrecked early( Harvick & Stewart ), but Jr finished 2nd. Good start for him.
     
  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

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    Hell that would be the sixties & seventies!
     
  6. a9faninnc

    a9faninnc Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sure do miss them old guys,though Martin had a good race.No Earnhardt,Elliott,Wallace,Allison,etc leave me with nobody to pull for or against.I was always pro Elliott and anti Earnhardt.
     
  7. Airbrakes

    Airbrakes Super trucker

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    Aye. That is the definition of real racing. Back when the manufacturers actually competed against eachother.
     
  8. steelhauler34

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    Any kind of car on that track for 200 laps is like watching grass grow. I was ready to hang myself after 10 min. Do not get NASCAR one bit? I tried yesterday though...just couldn't take it.

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  9. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

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    Well thats the idea of the new car, I'm not ready to bash on the new car after one race. I miss the racing of early 90s.
     
  10. Northern Flash

    Northern Flash Piss on our Flag, get a boycott against you.

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    I don't watch racing, so I'd rather just see her with her clothes off. But that's just me. lol
     
  11. Airbrakes

    Airbrakes Super trucker

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    I think we will finally get to see the new car at it's fullest potential in Bristol.
     

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