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#1 Claws

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 04:06 PM

Yes it deserves it's own thread. What a track.

All the history one could ever ask for. It's my favorite track on the circuit. 400 or 500, either or, I'm just glad to see it.

#2 YoungPanthers89

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 04:28 PM

always one of the funnest races

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 04:32 PM

You bet it is.

I'm not a fan of the 2 car draft but i'll get used to it i guess. I've gotten used to everything else they throw at us.

I'm just a nascar bitch when it comes to Daytona! LOL I'll take whatever they give me because I know it'll be worth it.

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 04:35 PM

yeah i wish it would get back to the huge packs like the mid 2000's.

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 05:37 PM

I bet Jr finds some magic this weekend in Daytona

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 06:12 PM

lol

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Posted 29 June 2011 - 11:17 AM

I miss the huge packs too man. That was some exciting poo.

And I hope the hell Jr finds some speed this weekend.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:07 AM

Bristol is the best track, but the Daytona races are usually interesting. Tonights race certainly was.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:16 AM

yesterday too

couldnt understand why the caution when jeff spun out but fun finish

#10 YoungPanthers89

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:24 AM

lucky gordon got spun, him and old man mark was coming for those boys.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 10:35 AM

Why was there no caution at the end? Cars were sitting on the track and other cars were flying by them. Someone could have gotten seriously hurt.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 10:50 AM

I usually enjoy Daytona races... I watched about 15 minutes last night and all I saw was pairs of cars following each other around... uber boring. NASCAR has completely lost me as a fan.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:23 PM

I agree, the 2 car draft really sucks.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:26 PM

Why was there no caution at the end? Cars were sitting on the track and other cars were flying by them. Someone could have gotten seriously hurt.


I was wondering the same. It was very similar to the situation a few years ago where they did throw the yellow and it cost mark martin the race. I guess this year they are being more reserved on the last lap. They've done it a few times.

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Posted 03 July 2011 - 12:31 PM

I usually enjoy Daytona races... I watched about 15 minutes last night and all I saw was pairs of cars following each other around... uber boring. NASCAR has completely lost me as a fan.


There was way tighter groups of cars than the 1st two plate race, at least. I thought it was a decent race, those 2 car packs means someone is on the verge of getting punted every lap. Got pretty dicey at the end.

I dont understand how people think its any worse than watching them all get spread out with one guy leading by 5+ seconds on the cookie cutters.


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