2019 Las Vegas -- Pennzoil 400 -- Pre-Race Thread

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by Johali, Feb 24, 2019.

  1. FLRacingFan

    FLRacingFan Team Owner

  2. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

  3. Spotter22

    Spotter22 Team Owner

    Proves my point, thanks
  4. harkin

    harkin SoCal Race Fan

    Hailie Deegan!

    Kind of a dig there at DP about her not just saying ‘give me a faster car’.
  5. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    I hope you're right and it doesn't go single file aero wfo after 10 laps. The removal of the finer points of what used to be the intermediate style is just disappointing. It didn't have to be done. Now as a fan, I'm expected to block that out, and enjoy the entertainment. I hope I can do that.

    I did like what I saw in practice, so I hope that carries over to the race.
  6. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    I couldn't tell what was going on. Too much info too fast.
  7. Ventisca

    Ventisca Team Owner Contributor

    I can't wait for the Vegas Cup race.

    KyBu has done his part to add drama to The Show -- I don't know if they let fans bring brooms to the track.

    Cup drivers will hopefully do what the Xfinity points wimps wouldn't do -- race to win when it mattered. Maybe Truex will finally stand up for himself and be the one to move Joe Gibbs "Precious" KyBu in the closing laps.

    THAT as well as -- Will there be a pack, mob, or line of cars pushing to the front for stage points with this "package"?

    I don't care about ticket sales or TV ratings -- doesn't matter now, this Vegas event is going down regardless of those metrics.
  8. Mispeedway15

    Mispeedway15 Team Owner

    One thing I seem to notice is story lines are back in NASCAR. These pre race threads are booming, and I really missed the mid week hype on our sport.

    Interested to see this aero package at work here today, could lead to some hard hard racing at a place that has became sneaky good. I’ve seen mentioned it could become a wreck fest but if people remember last year in September it was just that, crashes all over the place

    Feel pretty good about my DraftKings lineup today going Bowman, Byron, Dillion, Hamlin, Hemric and Harvick
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  9. ChexOrWrex

    ChexOrWrex Ya gotta wanna

    It’s a shiny new toy.
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  10. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

  11. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    Cant wait to play with it!
  12. Revman

    Revman Hall of Fame

    Yeah, it could be any of them, but what is so great about this sport is that it indeed tends to be only some of them. 4, 18, and 11 your top three. I like it. Best drivers adapt. Best rules give everybody the shot to become the next best. Good stuff.
  13. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    I hope Mom kept the box and the receipt, just in case.
  14. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

  15. Pat

    Pat Team Owner

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  16. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

  17. dpkimmel2001

    dpkimmel2001 Team Owner

  18. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    Despite previous blowups at the package, I am pumped that it's a sunshine forecast, and there's a cup race today. I hope it's a good one!
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  19. Larsonfan1995

    Larsonfan1995 Team Owner

    Hoping to see a packed house today with this good weather
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  20. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Driver's meeting looks to be.:D

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  21. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Nascar royalty show up.

  22. Nitro Dude

    Nitro Dude Hauler Driver and Cylinder Head Maintenance

    I'm ready for a good race today. The only thing I have left to do is order a big pizza from Zito's.:D
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  23. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

  24. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    I always debate...pizza or cheese dip. Cheese dip usually wins as cheaper.
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  25. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

  26. kyle18fan

    kyle18fan Proud member of Rowdy Nation Contributor

    New fans are piling in to see the show :booya: millions of em.
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  27. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    They’ll prolly have to get in a single file draft to keep up with the pace car :D
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  28. harkin

    harkin SoCal Race Fan

    68 degrees, light breeze, partly cloudy....

  29. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    Can't deny, lol'd on that one.
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  30. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    Pre-race party

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  31. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

  32. AndyMarquisLive

    AndyMarquisLive Short Track Fanatic

    Get a good look at Shannon Spake.
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  33. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    Crowd looks packed
  34. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Sure wish I had Vegas weather. *sigh*
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  35. Nitro Dude

    Nitro Dude Hauler Driver and Cylinder Head Maintenance

    She is hot.:)
  36. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Not in August
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  37. AndyMarquisLive

    AndyMarquisLive Short Track Fanatic

    I was promised less Michael Waltrip in 2019.
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  38. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    I hope you had that notarized and registered at the county court house.
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  39. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    An advantage to having the Thunderbirds' HQ right across the street.
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  40. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    I'd say March through April is the best weather there, very mild and pleasant.

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