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2017 Monster Cup - #14

Discussion in '2017' started by Matthew124, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Matthew124

    Matthew124 Well-Known Member Banned

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  2. KahneRacing945

    KahneRacing945 "AWWW NOODLES!"

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    It looks so strange on a Ford. Good scheme though.
     
  3. AMLNet49

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    I like this, not as awesome as last year's but still cool
     
  4. Swagger Racing 26

    Swagger Racing 26 Well-Known Member

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    meh could be better
     
  5. Gelato101

    Gelato101 Well-Known Member

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    Way better than last year's
     
  6. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 SRD IndyCar Series Director

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    The name plate says Bowyer... so sad. Hope he does the car and team good.
     
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  7. KyleBuschFan18

    KyleBuschFan18 2015 Cup Series Champion

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    I really like the simplicity of this scheme.
     
  8. labontefanboy

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    Seeing a name other than "Stewart" on the windshield and knowing it's not some temporary arrangement is a kick in the balls. I miss Smoke already.
     
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  9. 4WideRacing

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    So weird to see that it's not Tony and that it's a Ford LOL
     
  10. BrendonH12

    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #ThankYouKenseth

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    My sister (Tony Stewart fan): "Of course! They have a good scheme this year, but a crappy driver!" lol
     
  11. GDP Racing

    GDP Racing Driver of the #51 Electronic Arts Dodge Charger

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    Why the #14 and not the #15? Why??? :(
     
  12. Smoke14TS

    Smoke14TS Well-Known Member

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    Because the #14 represents Tony Stewart's hero and Tony will never get rid of that number. The #15 was just that. A number. It had no meaning to Clint other than him driving it from 2012-2016.
     
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  13. AMLNet49

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    Well it had meaning to Mikey, but not Clint certainly. But yes Stewart loves his AJ Foyt, can't blame him he's one of the best ever.

    Interestingly when Stewart first came to the team and requested to change the number NASCAR almost didn't let him (at the time they gave like 3-5 years deference to shut down teams) but since Bobby Ginn was personally in bankruptcy NASCAR decided it wasn't worth it. And then of course they did originally block his changing the #66 number to #4 because Morgan McClure did make a big stink about it but eventually they settled down and let him change it to #39 which was related to the new driver Newman.

    Now they seem to let you change a number for a one week basis, I guess it's easier to be less strict when you don't have 55-60 teams!
     
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    Real car without contigs.
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  15. Phoenix

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    Not bad.
     
  16. CarlEdwardsRulz

    CarlEdwardsRulz Started as a Rusty Wallace fan

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    Honestly this scheme would probably be pretty cool if the "Stewart Haas" font was different. Just looking at this Mobil 1 car, I feel like the scheme needs to have a more "plump" looking number on the side and all the sudden it would look so much better.
     
  17. ShadowKnight508

    ShadowKnight508 Happy Retirement, Dale Jr!

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    Diecast of the #14 Mobil 1 Ford Fusion for Clint Bowyer this season (credit to Lionel Racing):
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  18. Ajwehr

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    Looks like they haven't updated the banners yet or put the Monster logo on the car, lol
     
  19. MWick4

    MWick4 How is this a fair race? My crew chief is a Morty.

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    As a lifetime Stewart fan I'll be doing a double-take every time I see this car on track. As for the lack of Monster Energy series logos on the diecast previews. Interesting enough, for whatever reason, Monster has been seen by Lionel as one of the sponsors that belong as "adult collectables" along with the alcohol related sponsors for obvious reason. Basically any KB scheme that's had Monster on it in recent years has been on a base. I'm interested to see if they'll end up doing what happened with Winston and just not include the logo on 1/64th diecasts. Absolutely ridiculous to me if they do, but given recent diecast release pictures the Kurt Busch one is the only image I've seen with the correct logo placement.
     
  20. nj9703

    nj9703 Non sibi sed patriae

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    IIRC, it announced that all 1/64's that don't come on bases will just feature the name where the Monster banner should be.
     

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