Thursday, August 5, 2010

The Trifecta- The Long And Winding Road Edition

Greetings race fans. Yep, it's that time of the week again. We're back on the road with another exciting edition of the Trifecta.

Last week, CR captured his 4th win of the season to vault himself once again to the top of the standings in the chase for the coveted Triple Lug Nut Trophy.

3 of the 4 races this week are on road courses, while the Campling Workd Truck Series heads to Nashville. This begs two questions- why don't the trucks run a road course, and would a road course truck race be exciting to watch?

So, on to the races:

1.) The NASCAR Nationwide Series race from Watkins Glen, Saturday August 7; green flag drops at 2:18pm ET (entry list)

2.) The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race from Nashville, Saturday August 7 ; green flag drops at 9:19pm ET (entry list)

3.) The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Watkins Glen, Sunday August 8; green flag drops at 1:18pm ET (entry list)

4.) The IRL race from Mid-Ohio, Sunday August 8; green flag drops at 3:20pm ET (entry list)

Good luck, and let's go racing!!!

43 comments:

  1. Don't hate me, just because I win... lol

    NW- Harvick
    Cup- Smoke
    IndyCar- Briscoe

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  2. NW....KYLE!

    CWTS...T Peters

    Cup....KYLE!

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  3. I remember when the trucks used to race at Topeka on a road course. DW won the one I remember. Ugh!

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  4. G'day!

    NWS - Ambrose

    Cup - Hamlin

    Indy - Franchitti

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  5. Did ya'all miss me!?? Clearly I cannot not watch the race or bad things happen to Kurt...

    NW - Ambrose (sorry Tez, I'm locked in the Chase and gotta go for wins now...LOL)

    Cup - He is Juan! (sorry moseby, I'm locked in the Chase and gotta go for wins now...LOL)

    IRL - Helio (ah, yea doesn't really apply to Helio but he is dang cute...)

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  6. Kristen, I hope Juan and CC Brian Pattie, are on speaking terms.

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  7. CR -You stole the driver I wanted to jinx...OOPS I mean pick so I had to go with another hothead. LOL

    No passion = no wins! Thats Kurt's motto anyway.

    BTW love the avatar!

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  8. Gotta have passion, that's fer sure!

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  9. NW - Brad Keselowski
    Trucks - Ron Hornaday
    Cup - Jimm....oh wait a sec, we're not on an oval this week for all these. I'll try again:

    NW - AMBROSE!
    Cup - AMBROSE!
    Indycar - POWER!

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  10. TRUCK - AUSTIN DILLON

    NW - KYLE

    CUP - JAMIE

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  11. Trucks--Crafton

    NW--Harvick

    Cup--Harvick (It's his weekend to do the Double at the Glen.)

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  12. Trucks raced at...
    Watkins Glen 1996-2000
    Sonoma 1995-1998
    Topeka 1995-1999

    DW did not win at Topeka after all... must have just been a nightmare I had.

    Boris Said won the last truck race in Sonoma.

    Ron Fellows won 2 of the 5 at the Glen, both from the pole.

    Ron Hornaday won a truck race on all three of those road courses.

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  13. Sounds like another blub moment to me Gene...

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  14. Nationwide - Fellows

    Cup - Stewart

    IRL - Power

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  15. Yeah Kristen you can take Juan. Everytime I pick him he or the crew make a stupid mistake.

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  16. And the Beagle picks-

    NNS- Marcos

    Cup- Tony

    IRL- Dixon

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  17. wow, he made that look easy today.

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  18. Yea Tez, the Glen has no hill to climb like Sonoma. Sorry, didn't mean to sound mean! lol

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  19. there has to be since the run to turn one is downhill, lol

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  20. ...a matter of degree, perhaps?

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  22. Standings after one race:

    dwindy1 1
    Klv 1
    Tez 1
    SB 1
    CR 3
    jon 3
    Hanny 5
    Athens 5
    moseby 6

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  23. My God! Nearly half the field is in first place!

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  24. And even us "last-placers" aren't doing too bad!lol

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  25. Marcos pick was a no brainer CR! The real test will be in Cup.

    Too bad I have too much to do to watch the race this AM - will have to speed thru on the DVR this afternoon...go Kurt! Go Juan! I wont even bother saying Go Jr from 40th starting spot!!!

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  26. With two races complete, Kristen is hoping that Helio dances her in to the second perfect score of the season.

    The standings:


    Klv 2
    Tez 4
    Athens 7
    SB 8
    Hanny 9
    CR 10
    jon 10
    moseby 13
    dwindy1 38

    Athens, Hanny, and Jon are through for the day; the rest of us are waiting on the outcome of the IRL race.

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  27. Well, Helio didn't dance Kristen into a perfect score, but he did waltz her into victory lane for her 3rd Trifecta win of the season.

    The final standings:


    Klv 5
    Tez 6
    Athens 13
    SB 13
    moseby 15
    CR 16
    Hanny 17
    jon 21
    dwindy1 39

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  28. WTG KLV!

    Close race from 3rd on back. I'm in the Chase already, so I'm just stroking until the last 10 races.

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  29. Congrats to Kristen!!! I didn't see any racing today. But I did catch some pretty rainbow trout!

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  30. Hanny, if you don't stop stroking, you're gonna go BLIND!

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  31. Good job, Kristen!

    Dang, Mose, it could have been you!lol

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  32. Great job, Kristen!

    And thanks for getting JPM off the snide

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  33. CR...don't you know he's referencing Stroker Ace?lol

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  34. What's that they say about the blind squirrel?

    I guess I better take a week in San Diego and maybe I'll win again...

    Way to go Kristen!

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  35. Bev, how do you know he's referencing Stroker Ace? LOL

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  36. How do you know he's not?LOL

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  37. Woot!! I shouldnt watch races more often! =)

    Thanks guys - you can stop strokin it now...LOL

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  38. I miss the old daze at Fox, when we could just bump draft each other.

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