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The 2021 Running NASCAR/IMSA/other racing things thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Jan 30, 2021.

  1. Mr. X

    Mr. X Member

    Where can I find the best-written story on the Daytona 500? I want to read it and share it with my father.
     
  2. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Started from the bottom
    Now we the back row
     
  3. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Tip your cap and take a victory lap. We'll find something else for Brad Keselowski to hit while you're out there ...
     
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  4. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    5. Seven months from now, try to wonder how in the hell 23rd-in-the-points-standings Michael McDowell is qualified for the playoffs.
     
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  5. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    At least now McDowell will be known for something better than this:

     
  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Trevor Bayne wept.
     
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  7. Mr. X

    Mr. X Member

    Were you being serious about that? Does the Daytona 500 champion automatically qualify for the playoffs?
     
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  8. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Everyone who wins a race in the Cup Series qualifies for the playoffs.
     
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  9. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Michael Waltrip in the playoffs 20 years ago would’ve been a hoot!
     
  10. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    That is a very good point.
     
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  11. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Isn’t the whole benefit of running on a road course that you can have localized yellows and not have to bring out the pace car (again)?

    I was listening to tonight’s trucks race and not watching it so I could be wrong, but it seemed like half those cautions could’ve been cut.
     
  12. Driftwood

    Driftwood Well-Known Member

    I don't know that NASCAR has ever done localized cautions.
    Heck, they throw cautions for hotdog wrappers on the back stretch to bunch the field.
     
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