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2018 Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Race Weekend Discussion

Discussion in 'NASCAR Discussion' started by ShadowKnight508, Jul 15, 2018.

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  1. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    I say don't add anymore dirt races. Unless it's Cup and/or Xfinty and on the West coast. If you add more races to Eldora, it takes away the prestige, it takes away attendance (because they they can attend the race with the bigger names in it and ignore trucks), and it makes the purse plummet. The purse at Eldora is already the lowest of the year for the trucks. It's just not a solid decision and it takes the special feeling away from the one dirt race of the year.
     
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  2. burtonbraves

    burtonbraves Fictional Extraordinaire

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    Even if more dirt events take some of the special feeling away, its not like all the mile and a halfs we have are special.

    I'd rather have more good racing throughout the year than a feeling of uniqueness.
     
  3. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 yikes

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    I think each series should have their own dirt race at completely different tracks and completely different times of the year to keep them all as special as possible
     
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  4. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    ThatOneShredder Why are you the way that you are?

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    Jesus Christ. It seems every couple races has a threat of rain.
     
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  6. BrendonH12

    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #CarolinaStrong #Pray4theSouth

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    I know the chat box is about to close so...
    Notice the little boy in the Kyle Busch shirt on the far left... LOL :D:):p

    So this was, by far, my favorite race this year! As I've stated several times, it's all about who's standing in victory lane for me, and when that guy happens to be my favorite driver and he happened to move my least favorite driver out of the way to do it, I mean, that's just awesome... for me anyway. I loved it when Kevin said, "Same thing as Chicago." And then, as expected, Kryle Busch pretended not to hear it. Poor thing. :p I'm sure some (if not most) of you didn't like the outcome, but hey, I don't care! Kevin's got the most wins again and he's back on top!!! #4theWin
     
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    puckhogg11 Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty funny. 2 thumbs down! lol
     
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  8. MWick4

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

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    So about the t-shirts... not a fan at all. Also looks like Jeff and Steve were uncomfortable in them, I mean it looks like they bought their shirts this week because they don’t typically wear shirts like that. I personally just prefer a more professional look for your professional job. Polos should be the furthest from suits that they go. Overall it was a good race though. Rick did a great job on pit road, I’d love to see him do more in that role.
     
  9. Bradfan4ever

    Bradfan4ever Keselowski2Wallace

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    I bet that kid only likes #18 because its the M&M's car and not based on talent.. SMH.

    I didn't mind what the commentators were wearing, since 90% of the coverage wasn't showing their t-shirts and showing actual racing...so I dont see the big gripe over this.
     
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  10. ayrwolf

    ayrwolf Where ever your're at, there you are

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    How can anyone gripe over someone wearing a Dick Trickle T-shirt
     
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  11. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    Didn't like the booth setup. Rick is a play by play guy, he belongs in the booth. Jeff and Steve seemed awkward with doing play by play calls. Felt wrong not having a lead commentator.
     
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    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #CarolinaStrong #Pray4theSouth

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    All this fuss over the commentating team and what they wore... What is this? Is this a fashion forum now? I guess half of you guys missed one great race yesterday worrying about the announcers and their outfits! For the record, Rick Allen did a great job in the pits though...
     
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    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    Oh okay I’ll analyze the entire race next time.
     
  14. Mystical

    Mystical Always 110%

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    My DVR stopped recording after stage 2 on Sunday since I forgot to record longer than the regular race time. Thankfully got to see the replay of the last stage on Monday. I could have just saw who won Sunday night on Nascar.com but that was a good race to see in the end.
     
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  15. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 yikes

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    It has now been one year since Hendrick won their last points race.
     
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  16. Bradfan4ever

    Bradfan4ever Keselowski2Wallace

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    And neither has NBC shoved it down our throats like FOX did when JGR went winless for 12 races...

    Thank you NBC
     
  17. BrendonH12

    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #CarolinaStrong #Pray4theSouth

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    That’s because they’re so focused on the BIG 3!!! They don’t time to talk about anything else.
     
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  18. ShadowKnight508

    ShadowKnight508 Lt. Commish - SRD Pick-Em Series

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    Just a heads up. I ran out of time tonight to get the Pocono race weekend thread up, so I will get it up tomorrow night on my dinner break at work (between 7PM and 8:15PM PST, 10PM to 11:15 PM EST). The Pick' Em thread for Pocono (2018 Gander Outdoors 400 at Pocono Raceway) is up now so be sure to get your picks in!

    Pick' Em: http://www.simracingdesign.com/thre...-gander-outdoors-400-at-pocono-raceway.66950/
     
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