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Old 02-13-2011, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Kentucky
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NASCAR makes changes to slow cars at Daytona - NASCAR News | FOX Sports on MSN

Just go to 3 cylinder engines or hell, even better, not race at all. Maybe just have the drivers push the cars around the track.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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So what's your plan? We've seen cars flip over in from the air at just over 200MPH on the speedway. Aside from tearing down the banking, how do you or any other casual fan advise Nascar on how to run the race? I'd love to hear plausible ideas.
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Old 02-14-2011, 06:15 AM
 
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Simple solution, ky.

If you don't like it, don't watch it.
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Old 02-14-2011, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Upstate
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Looks like they want to close the opening to the radiator a bit, to let less air in, thereby the pushing car in the two car draft will have to move out more often to cool down.

In the shootout, it seemed like some of the two car pairs never swapped spots.
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Kentucky
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So how do Brian France and the NASCAR brass react to that? They take their oversaturated product, slap a new wrapper on it and tell us itís all better.

The problem with that is, the thing they fixed wasnít the part thatís broken.


New points system a cosmetic change - NASCAR - Yahoo! Sports
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:24 PM
 
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So how do Brian France and the NASCAR brass react to that? They take their oversaturated product, slap a new wrapper on it and tell us itís all better.

The problem with that is, the thing they fixed wasnít the part thatís broken.

New points system a cosmetic change - NASCAR - Yahoo! Sports
And yet he continues to watch. It's like watching Charlie Brown trying to kick the football.
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Old 02-15-2011, 11:09 PM
 
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All forms of racing have had to do thgns to try to slow sppeds doen. Its not a blood sport altho some seem to wich that is what it was. Its rqcing to a formula that makes it has safe as possible.
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Old 02-16-2011, 12:30 PM
 
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So how do Brian France and the NASCAR brass react to that? They take their oversaturated product, slap a new wrapper on it and tell us itís all better.

The problem with that is, the thing they fixed wasnít the part thatís broken.


New points system a cosmetic change - NASCAR - Yahoo! Sports
I don't see a need to get so worked up over it. If people stop watching, ratings slide, people stop going to the track...then the France family will start to listen.

Until then, they will continue to tweak. The current downward trend is minor right now...once the economy picks up, people will start going back to the track.

I don't think NASCAR will ever be as big as it was a few years ago.
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Old 02-16-2011, 06:59 PM
 
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...once the economy picks up.
How long is that card going to be played?

And tweaking is what got NASCAR into the shape it's in. Anyway, congrats on JJ on another championship.
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:05 AM
 
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How long is that card going to be played?

And tweaking is what got NASCAR into the shape it's in. Anyway, congrats on JJ on another championship.
So is this another conspiracy theory of yours? Do you really think that it benefits NASCAR to have JJ win his 6th straight?

The reason the #48 team always wins is because they are the fastest to adapt to anything NASCAR tries to do.
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