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Not So Favorite Drivers

Discussion in 'NASCAR Discussion' started by WALZ, Mar 26, 2007.

  1. TColeman12

    TColeman12 Dale Jr, off of 4, one last time...

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    Fans never forget that kind of stuff. I still remember the day, and I still don't like Kyle Busch. I mean, it's racing, but it's still kind of annoying.
     
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  2. KahneRacing945

    KahneRacing945 "AWWW NOODLES!"

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    I only hate it when Jr. fans still hate Brian Vickers after what happened at Dega in '06.
     
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  3. dalejr88rox

    dalejr88rox Video editor, Meme Police, and certified B.A.M.F.

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    It feels weird being one of the only Jr fans who can forgive and forget
     
  4. nj9703

    nj9703 Non sibi sed patriae

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    I've sorta-semi forgiven Kyle for Richmond, but I don't like him still for other reasons.
     
  5. dalejr88rox

    dalejr88rox Video editor, Meme Police, and certified B.A.M.F.

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    The thing with the Richmond incident was it looked like a racing deal in hindsight, but Kyle didn't make an attempt to clear his name. He was my least favorite for years, but in 2014 I found myself rooting for him through the Chase, since he was having an underdog year. Last year, he seemingly humbled up (in my opinion) and while I wouldn't call myself a fan, I'm alright with him now. His attitude still shows, but I think he's grown up over the last year and a half
     
  6. SeahawksFan8

    SeahawksFan8 Well-Known Member

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    Matt Kenseth has been my least favorite for well over 15 years now, however I gained respect for him after the Logano incidents because Joey has surpassed him in my disdain. I'd like Kyle Busch if he would stop running Xfinity and Trucks. Other drivers I just don't like are: Chris Buescher, Michael Annett, Ty Dillon, Ryan Reed, Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell & Alex Bowman
     
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    ds3304 Member

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    Ty Dillon, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano
     
  8. NascarMan32

    NascarMan32 Well-Known Moron

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    My least favorite drivers are definitely Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick. I would have said Jeff Gordon because of the many times he has wrecked Bobby Labonte (specifically 2013 Bristol Night Race where Labonte was running third and got wrecked UNDER CAUTION) but I guess Jeff's retired-ish. Anyone who wrecks Labonte will instantly be added to this list.
     
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  9. BrendonH12

    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #ThankYouKenseth

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    Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Crafton, Clint Bowyer, Danica Patrick, Martin Truex Jr. and Jeff Gordon.
     
  10. starscream24

    starscream24 Captain of Unpopular Opinions.

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    You were going strong til the last 2.
     
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  11. 2448fan4life

    2448fan4life #1 Hendrick Motorsports Fan

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    Updated 2017 least favorite drivers:

    Kyle Busch
    Clint Bowyer
    Will Power
    Tony Kanaan
    Danica Patrick
    Kurt Busch
    Brad Keselowski
    Joey Logano
    Matt Kenseth (sort of)
    Erik Jones
     
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  12. MrDude68

    MrDude68 Occasional Backwards Driver

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    Monster Cup:
    1. Denny Hamlin
    2. Brad Keselowski
    3. Kyle Busch
    4. Joey Logano
    5. Ty Dillon

    Xfinity:
    1. Gray Gaulding
    2. Cole Custer
    3. John Wes Townley

    Camping World Truck:
    1. Ben Kennedy

    ARCA:
    1. Chase Briscoe (solely from winning a lot)

    IndyCar:

    1. Simon Pagenaud
    2. Will Power
    3. Juan Pablo Montoya
    Why yes, I do hate Team Penske!

    Other:

    Jacques Villeneuve (most punchable face in racing)
    Tomy Drissi
    Chad Knaus (even though he's not a driver)
     
  13. burtonbraves

    burtonbraves Fictional Extraordinaire

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    It's been a while I guess I'll throw my hat into the ring. I don't really dislike many drivers, everyone in the sport is talented and usually respectable, and that alone is commendable enough to not dislike them.

    Though I can easily say after 2015 I dislike both Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick after their antics in the Chase. First with Matt completely overreacting and taking out Logano. I fully believe that was one of the cheapest shots in Nascar history. Yes, I get the whole "eye for an eye" argument, with each one taking the victim out of the next round of the Chase. But the race at Kansas was mostly a racing incident, watching the replay Logano definitely could have lifted to avoid spinning him, but they were also racing for the win with a few laps to go. Plus Kenseth threw a huge block which put Joey in the wall. Sure he could have lifted there too but as we have seen blocking usually never works out. Also Kenseth escaped without any damage... Then at Martinsville Kenseth gets wrecked by Logano's teammate, not even Logano. And reacts by putting Logano in the fence as hard as he could. A damaged lap car intentionally took out the dominant car in the race...That was just childish and dangerous. Driving someone up just about through the wall is reckless. Giving someone a little tap in the corner is not nearly on the same level. I know that Kenseth could have ended up in the wall at Kansas but that isn't what happened. I am not trying to defend Logano or say what he did was right, but what Kenseth did was just absurd from one of the veterans in the sport. That definitely spoiled my view on him. Prior to that I had nothing against Kenseth, I always thought he raced hard, but clean. And respected him for that.

    Then with Harvick, we all know what happened at Talladega with spinning Bayne to cause the huge wreck on the restart and really messing up the Chase. Just ridiculous, I know you're supposed to do everything you can do go to the next round...but man. That was just stupidity at it's finest. Also that move when he shoved Keselowski into the fray with Gordon was another absolutely classless move by what seems to be a classless driver. Harvick is damn good and I'll never deny that, but man, he's done some stupid things in the past couple years to change my viewpoint on him.

    I used to dislike Hamlin and Busch as well, but in the past few years I have started to slowly become more of a fan of them. I'm not a fan of any driver in a lower series, unless they are driving for their own team or actually face adversity to make them have to race the competition instead of stomping all over them.
     
  14. ToddGilliland

    ToddGilliland SRD's Punching Bag. Banned

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    Joey Logano
    Jimmie Johnson
    Dale Jr.
    Martin Truex Jr.
    Trevor Bayne
    Greg Biffle
    Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (partially because my friend would kill me)
     
  15. ahspencer01

    ahspencer01 SRD IndyCar Series Director

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    Surprisingly never posted in here. Figured I've done favorite, now for not very favorites.

    Cup
    1. Kyle Busch - Cries about literally everything
    2. Matt Kenseth - Nothing is ever his fault, apparently
    3. Martin Truex Jr. - Stage winner, MTJ!

    Xfinity
    1. Cup guys (except underdogs, like McDowell, Cassill, etc)
    2. Cole Custer - Drives like a dick imo
    3. Spencer Gallagher - See Custer's reasoning

    Trucks
    1. Cup guys (no excuse to drop from cup to here, really)
    2. Johnny Sauter - Also drives like a dick, nothing is ever his fault either
    3. Austin Wayne Self - Cocky kid, I just don't like his attitude. Also has everything handed to him.
     
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  16. BrendonH12

    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #ThankYouKenseth

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    I'll update this too...

    1) Kyle Busch
    2) Danica Patrick
    3) Camden Murphy
    4) Ryan Reed
    5) Landon Cassill
    6) Joey Gase
     
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  17. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Ty Dillon
    Daniel Suarez (its really not his fault I don't like him)
    Stewart Friesen
    Gray Gaulding
    Jeff Burton
    Trevor Bayne
    Ryan Reed
     
  18. NascarMan32

    NascarMan32 Well-Known Moron

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    might as well update this
    Cup:
    1. Chase Elliott (drives like an idiot)
    2. Kyle Busch (whiny jackass, threatened to shut down CWTS team if NASCAR limits his participation in races any more)
    3. Kevin Harvick (I actually don't know why I don't like him)

    Xfinity:
    1. Cup Drivers (except for underdogs)
    2. Brennan Poole (drives like an idiot, but at least had the decency to issue an apology to the drivers he took out)
    3. Ray Black Jr. (I don't know why I don't like him either)

    Trucks:
    1. Cup Drivers (except for underdogs)
    2. Austin Wayne Self
    3. Johnny Sauter (don't dislike him, don't really like him either, though)
     
  19. burtonbraves

    burtonbraves Fictional Extraordinaire

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    Just wondering...why? Haha

    Also Cassill rules :p
     
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  20. BrendonH12

    BrendonH12 Lover of Jesus! #ThankYouKenseth

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    I just don't like him. I don't see the point in him coming in the race. Every time he does, he just parks. I know the money situation, but why go get a monster truck driver to park your truck for you?

    And Cassill most definitely does not rule! ;)
     

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