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2018 Monster Cup - #3

Discussion in '2018' started by nj9703, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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  2. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 SRD IndyCar Series Director

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    Holy shit that's awesome. Huge upgrade from this year's. Also, surprisingly no black roof.
     
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    Wacky Racers Well-Known Member

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    bvc Bo Abraham: Remember the GOAT

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  5. Phoenix

    Phoenix Dilly Dilly

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    That’s hot
     
  6. labontefanboy

    labontefanboy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah that looks badass.
     
  7. KahneRacing945

    KahneRacing945 3-Time USORL Rally Winner

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    I like it, but as usual, the white roof kills it.
     
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  8. jacobc62

    jacobc62 The OG NASCAR Tiger.

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    Call me crazy, but I prefer this year's scheme over this.

    To be fair though, it's still a solid scheme.
     
  9. nj9703

    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    It’s just because the Earnhardt family doesn’t want things like, say... the scoring tickers on TV to be black with a white #3.
     
  10. Brandon Miller

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    I personally think it's ugly.
     
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  11. Phoenix

    Phoenix Dilly Dilly

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    As Noah said, and this is really brought up each time this happens... but its because Dale’s mom told Richard they can run the 3 as long as its not advertised as a white on red number against a black background.
     
  12. 4WideRacing

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    But they could use a red roof to match the scheme better.... I feel it has more to do with the spotter
     
  13. AMLNet49

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    TV tickers use door numbers usually, not roof numbers (which are sometimes wacky colors), so I doubt it has anything to do with why the roof is colored that way. I think. I guess haha
     
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  14. Phoenix

    Phoenix Dilly Dilly

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    It’s literally just to honor Martha Coleman’s words. Richard asks Fox and NBC not to advertise the 3, as well as fanatics.
     
  15. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 SRD IndyCar Series Director

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    I don't understand why they are so scared about things like that. His death was nearly 17 years ago. There's a time where we have to get over death and move on. At this point it's gotten really fucking annoying that just because a legend died in a certain looking car with a certain number, for some reason we have to avoid the car ever looking like his did.
     
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    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    To show respect, both to the man and his family’s wishes?
     
  17. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 SRD IndyCar Series Director

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    Yes, it's sad he died and all, but you have to move on and some point. We can't just dwell on his death the rest of our lives. They threw back to his Wrangler car and that was okay, but not his Goodwrench car. Never in a million years, apparently.
     
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    I think a part of it is that black is associated with death
     
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    You obviously have missed what the word respect means. It's not about you. When you have respect, it's not about you or your wishes. It's about you letting go and being empathetic. I never particularly liked Jr's black tv panels, but I understood why he did them, for his father. Sometimes you just got to let it go and not get so worked up over something.
     
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    nj9703 Very Stable Genius

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    By just not having a black car with a white #3 is not dwelling on his death at all. It’s just showing respect to one of the greatest drivers this sport has ever seen. The Wrangler car? Well, Sr wasn’t known as “The Man in Blue and Yellow” was he?
     
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