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Elephanthead
Sep 11, 2008




Toilet Rascal

harperdc posted:

I mean let's keep it funky, it's probably the official importer to Saudi or elsewhere in the GCC that is then selling Hiluxes out the back door to people who then get them to the kinds of guys who mount guns in the back.

same way that newer Mercedes wound up in North Korea for Kim to use.

people with guns intent on killing people probably don't have a problem with stealing trucks and or parts but the ISIS sponsored by Toyota bumper stickers has me wondering.

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CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16





Revisiting this, I don't have an SBJ subscription- can anybody who does give us the cliff notes as to what the penalties might be?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_...ues_by_capacity

Because , the Brickyard is never drawing ~180,000 fans ever again. (The smallest oval, by comparison, is Phoenix at 50,000, and 35,000 there might be doable.)

e-

iwentdoodie posted:

...
And nothing of value was lost.

But they'll just give em to kansas and chicago so it's a wash.

The dates for Rovals have to come from somewhere.

CBJSprague24 fucked around with this message at 15:26 on Feb 13, 2020

ThePopeOfFun
Feb 15, 2010


No Track Left Behind

shyduck
Oct 3, 2003




https://twitter.com/jeff_gluck/stat...7090064385?s=21

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16




Interesting numbers here regarding the value of each Cup team (in general, not value changes):

https://twitter.com/JennaFryer/stat...4881410/photo/1

e-
https://twitter.com/JennaFryer/stat...993533619068928

I like it.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16




The full article to the Forbes story is here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/chriss...r/#38d32e83371d

This deserves its own post:

https://twitter.com/StewartHaasRcng...033356606136321

Smoke is joining FOX's revolving Cup driver lineup for NXS races during their half of the season, presumably replacing Kevin Harvick. Tony and Bowyer will be in the booth at Talladega (and I'm assuming there'll be drivers-only again, too).

e- Since I was in the neighborhood:

https://twitter.com/TonyStewart/sta...6557313/photo/1

CBJSprague24 fucked around with this message at 19:45 on Feb 13, 2020

bigbillystyle
Nov 11, 2003

Sick of KyBu?
Try KUBU, The Cooler Busch.



Won't tracks just tarp the backside of their speedways and just sell the frontstretch and the turns? Or even cut it in half, sell from Turn 4 down to Turn 1 and call it a day? Still I'm sure there are a few tracks that would struggle to hit 70% with even that but I can't imagine it would be too many.

tater_salad
Sep 15, 2007


NASCAR, sorry our content is lovely, you must see 70% to capacity or get hosed. Have a nice day.

big nipples big life
May 12, 2014



Can't wait for the races with Smoke in the booth.

hunnert car pileup
Oct 28, 2007

the first world was a mistake



bigbillystyle posted:

Won't tracks just tarp the backside of their speedways and just sell the frontstretch and the turns? Or even cut it in half, sell from Turn 4 down to Turn 1 and call it a day? Still I'm sure there are a few tracks that would struggle to hit 70% with even that but I can't imagine it would be too many.

Yeah it'd probably be like what the A's do with Mt Davis

WindyMan
Mar 21, 2002

Respect the power of the wind

CBJSprague24 posted:

Revisiting this, I don't have an SBJ subscription- can anybody who does give us the cliff notes as to what the penalties might be?

They haven't floated any specific penalties, just that there might be some. It's ridiculous though, because there isn't any "penalty" I can think of that isn't ultimately financial and to the detriment of the track…and ultimately, NASCAR itself. What, are they going to cut ticket prices and risk not making money, to appease NASCAR? Or are they going to set prices at what the market will bear to make money, only to be penalized by NASCAR? A lose-lose on the face of it.

I can only think of one thing that makes sense out of this. For tracks that have two dates that aren't Daytona, Talladega, Bristol, Martinsville, etc., NASCAR could threaten to pull one of their dates in favor of another track if attendance numbers don't look good (or look good on TV).

This could be a pipe dream on my part, wanting Cup or Trucks/Xfinity to run at Irwindale or a Los Angeles street race instead of Fontana, for example. But it could also be NASCAR setting a standard for itself that might mean it's time to move on from a track or a date for greener pastures. Maybe that's another pipe dream, heh.

OJ MIST 2 THE DICK
Sep 10, 2008

Anytime I need to see your face I just close my eyes
And I am taken to a place
Where your crystal minds and magenta feelings
Take up shelter in the base of my spine
Sweet like a chica cherry cola

-Cheap Trick



Nap Ghost

lol Suarez

kidcoelacanth
Sep 23, 2009




i'm so mad

big nipples big life
May 12, 2014



trump is the grand marshal

iospace
Jan 19, 2038




big nipples big life posted:

trump is the grand marshal

Please no

shyduck
Oct 3, 2003




Yuck

iospace
Jan 19, 2038




Reynold
Feb 14, 2012

Suffer not the unclean to live.

Mad about Saurez. Mad about Trump. So mad bro.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16




big nipples big life posted:

trump is the grand marshal

That's going to be the longest command in recorded history. It's going to be 5 hours of blathering about nothing and how Mike Bloomberg is only 5 ft 4 in tall.

In other words, it will be like in a movie or TV show where someone starts talking and there's an obvious Transition from day to night where the audience has fallen asleep.

e- Like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it5-WpTHc7M

CBJSprague24 fucked around with this message at 03:59 on Feb 14, 2020

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





I'm real glad that Brad Keselowski being a bad driver has cost Suarez his shot. Good work all around.

big nipples big life
May 12, 2014



There's talk that Gaunt is trying to buy out another team's spot atm.

tater_salad
Sep 15, 2007


Member when they goon useta race.. what's he up to these days besides

iospace
Jan 19, 2038




tater_salad posted:

Member when they goon useta race.. what's he up to these days besides

Still not giving us hats

tater_salad
Sep 15, 2007


I got a hat... .

mischief
Jun 3, 2003


tater_salad posted:

I got a hat... .

He got murdered on track. It was super sad.



Edit: Rain. OH BOY.

mischief fucked around with this message at 23:31 on Feb 14, 2020

Elephanthead
Sep 11, 2008




Toilet Rascal

let's watch some racing!!! Oh guess not let's watch some track dryers!!!

OJ MIST 2 THE DICK
Sep 10, 2008

Anytime I need to see your face I just close my eyes
And I am taken to a place
Where your crystal minds and magenta feelings
Take up shelter in the base of my spine
Sweet like a chica cherry cola

-Cheap Trick



Nap Ghost

Elephanthead posted:

let's watch some racing!!! Oh guess not let's watch some track dryers!!!

*JPM stares*

Elephanthead
Sep 11, 2008




Toilet Rascal

Shiney side up rookie.

skaboomizzy
Nov 12, 2003

There is nothing I want to be. There is nothing I want to do.
I don't even have an image of what I want to be. I have nothing. All that exists is zero.

Grimey Drawer

https://twitter.com/johnrobertsfox/...3026258944?s=21

Sure. Why not.

kidcoelacanth
Sep 23, 2009




turn right don yess

Proud Christian Mom
Dec 20, 2006


kidcoelacanth posted:

turn right don yess

Outlaw Mailman
Jul 1, 2007
Two kinds of crazy


kidcoelacanth posted:

turn right don yess

Do it fer Dale!

big nipples big life
May 12, 2014



put a jet dryer out there and let jpm drive

big nipples big life
May 12, 2014



That wreck has been starting for like 12 laps

iospace
Jan 19, 2038




kidcoelacanth
Sep 23, 2009




really great finish

iospace
Jan 19, 2038




kidcoelacanth posted:

really great finish

I'm surprised they only needed one attempt, but that was a good race all around. Even if it ended up having a big one just before the end, that was, as BNBL put, a wreck 12 laps in the making and you're fine with that, because they put it all out there.

big nipples big life
May 12, 2014



Yeah those trucks were so squirrely in the draft, it was really fun to watch.

CBJSprague24
Dec 5, 2010

Again, Torts took him to a very high mountain and showed him Nationwide and all its splendor.

"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will lay down and block for me." -Jackets 15:16




kidcoelacanth posted:

turn right don yess

Put him in a souped-up Petty Experience car, bring back the ARCA cars, and put him in a pack with them for 10 laps.

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Reynold
Feb 14, 2012

Suffer not the unclean to live.

Here's hoping for a rollover.

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