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Bonehead Of The Race

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by be9ak7ts16, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. be9ak7ts16

    be9ak7ts16 Johali Lives

    Jimmy Johnson
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  2. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Anybody who watched and expects to see anything different about the racing next Sunday.
  3. Ashstrodamus

    Ashstrodamus Team Owner

    Nascar for these rain ridden 3pm starts.
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  4. FearThe4

    FearThe4 Team Owner

    I disagree that move got Jimmie the win so far from bonehead imo.
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  5. Truex_rox

    Truex_rox 19 looks better than ever.

    Agreed. He's wrecked out of the last several clashes, so not a bad way to end that ugly streak at all.
  6. Larsonfan1995

    Larsonfan1995 Team Owner

    NASCAR for not testing the new rules in this race
  7. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    Who's that? :idunno:

    Gotta go with the winner.. unfortunately
  8. Flyer22

    Flyer22 Team Owner

    Me, for waiting all morning and afternoon to watch this.
  9. Mr Excitement

    Mr Excitement Team Owner

  10. Michfan

    Michfan Team Owner

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  11. JBone88

    JBone88 JR Nation's last ride

    I hope Stenhouse or McMurray does the same thing next Sunday just to watch the flood of hypocrisy on here.
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  12. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Beware of the black hat, it's a new ballgame :p

    Greg, Snappy D, DUN24 and 4 others like this.
  13. Elliott_Fan_9

    Elliott_Fan_9 Formerly JJ_14

    Jimmie missjudged it. Bonehead of the race goes to all the drivers for playing it safe on a exhibition race instead of putting on a show for the fans.
  14. carolinabuff

    carolinabuff Team Owner

    Is there any question?

  15. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    7 time speaks I do believe that black hat has changed him

    Now should the Kurt Damn Busch get the bonehead

  16. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    When’s the race?
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  17. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Not soon enough.
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  18. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

  19. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

  20. kyle18fan

    kyle18fan Proud member of Rowdy Nation Contributor

    Me, for watching
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  21. kyle18fan

    kyle18fan Proud member of Rowdy Nation Contributor

    Not today
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  22. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    I just woke up.
    I may have eaten too much chili.
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  23. kyle18fan

    kyle18fan Proud member of Rowdy Nation Contributor

    What a pathetic display that was ...... the supposed race I mean
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  24. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    Plate happens?
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  25. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Sorry, you lost me there completely. "Too much chili"?
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  26. Kiante

    Kiante Team Owner

    Is Jimmie really the bonehead? I don't see it as a boneheaded move. Jimmie came down tried to side-draft and got sucked up into Menard.

    I've watched the replay so many times. Paul said he kept the wheel straight, so I'm not sure you can say it was a boneheaded move. At the same time, Jimmie's track record at plate tracks are not the greatest. He's caused some carnage in the past. Just one of those bad deals IMHO. Wild sh!t, but I'm certain the 500 will be just as insane. The race wasn't the greatest, but I was unable to watch it all.
  27. LewTheShoe

    LewTheShoe Team Owner

    JJ's driving error was bad enough, but these lame-assed rationalizations are an embarrassment to Ol 7 Time.

    Thank you DW for keeping it real when Jeff Gordon tried to share the blame between Johnson and Menard. DW was right... Jimmie misjudged the space and drive into the 21. That was Boneheaded, but the excuses in the Gluck tweets were unconscionable.
  28. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Team Owner

    Yeah, I think he got sucked up because his “move” was barely the width of a car - I agree he didn’t drive into him but when you only give inches, you invite that aero action. I think Jimmie pretty much admitted he didn’t leave a safe margin between the cars (an ‘aggressive side-draft’). Pretty much exactly what it looked like to me.

    Maybe not bonehead - that’s maybe a little harsh except his very small error wrecked the strongest car (the leader) and most of the field, so it’s kind of hard to not agree with calling it that.
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  29. DUN24

    DUN24 Skeptical of the Spectacle

    Not me! I recorded this mafk
  30. Hawaii808

    Hawaii808 Team Owner

    That’s the NASCAR equivalent of throwing the NFL challenge flag.
  31. Ventisca

    Ventisca Team Owner

    Jimmie’s car lurches into Menard’s car

    but some attempt to spread blame by searching for any hint of Menard creeping over

    and find nothing,

    yet still blather on...
  32. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    Dale E. would have been proud of that side draft, JJ got the results he wanted, "The Win"
    and without bulldozing his competitor. :D
  33. Ford 222

    Ford 222 Team Owner

    Have to give it to JJ. He creeped up and hit the 21. Paul took some blame initially because that is what he was told. Spotter said we zigged when he zagged and that’s all he had to go on. When he saw the video from behind, was pretty obvious the 48 moved right WAY more than the 21 moved left.

    His comparison to a last lap pass explanation is understandable but doesn’t justify moving someone at Daytona so was it intentional or a mistake?
  34. Formerjackman

    Formerjackman Team Owner

    I don't think Jimmie had ANY intention of hitting Menard, but he did, so that one's on Jimmie.
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  35. Ford 222

    Ford 222 Team Owner

    I don’t think so either. That’s what made me question that last lap explanation....
  36. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    He did what he did to get done what he wanted done.
    Looks like JJ is back in the game without his leash. :D
  37. IanMcVittie

    IanMcVittie Team Owner

    My bonehead goes to anyone that watched the race. The 500 could actually could be worse as at least with the clash it is condensed so you don’t lose an entire afternoon.
  38. Ventisca

    Ventisca Team Owner

    Jimmie is a self-declared aggressive driver — and he will get raced accordingly.

    He won a meaningless race, and that wreck was no accident — so his run for The Ocho may be a good racing storyline that helps NASCAR this season, especially if the racing is lackluster.
  39. Snappy D

    Snappy D 2017 Pick Em Champion 2018 Bold Predictor

    Fans being upset that a racer made a racing move trying to win an exhibiton race
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  40. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    pretty much. any deviance from a straight line with super speedway cars and all of the aero mumbo jumbo quits working. Almost 200 mph looks easy until.
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