first non-winner to win

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by acmerocket, Dec 24, 2019.

  1. acmerocket

    acmerocket Team Owner

    i hope william b,matt d and bell all win in pick for (now) is matt d.
  2. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Byron is almost a guaranteed winner next year. He has been too close and led too many laps and it's pretty obvious Chevy is going to have a better car to start with next year for Chad to work with.
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  3. Snappy D

    Snappy D 2017 Pick Em Champion 2018 Bold Predictor

    William Byron gets my vote, think he will win early in the year too
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  4. bigspud

    bigspud Team Owner

    cant have the same 4 drivers in the final act,
    bad for the show.
    someone new will surely win.
  5. Joker

    Joker #1 Harvick Fan

    Definitely Byron, especially if Chevy fixes their nose.
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  6. Greg

    Greg 2014 RF YAHOO CHAMP Your leader

    Ranked in order

    1. Byron
    2. Matt Dibenedetto
    3. Christopher Bell
    4. Randy Lajoie (dark horse)
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  7. ChexOrWrex

    ChexOrWrex Ya gotta wanna

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  8. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

  9. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    Matty D in Penske equipment?.. uhh yeah gotta go with him 10/10 times.

    I honestly think hes one of the greater talents we've seen in a long time. I'd put him above Larson let alone William Byron or those other guys
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  10. Blaze

    Blaze Midnight Rider

    Honestly, it could be anyone. Got to remember Daytona and Dega are things. I mean this last season, we was close to Justin Haley being the first, first time winner of the year. If Bowman didn't grab it a week before he would've been. But, I got to go with Matt Dibenedetto.
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  11. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    The Daytona 500 means any driver can get his first win. Rain has given a few their first wins. Just stay out after 2 heat and it rains hard.
  12. Joker

    Joker #1 Harvick Fan

    Remember when we all thought Trevor Bayne was the next big thing?
  13. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    If he drives as well as he self promotes himself, we're looking at another 7 time in the near future. I think the question of how good he is will be solved real quick next year.
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  14. Larsonfan1995

    Larsonfan1995 Team Owner

    He didn't get his next top 5 until 2016
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  15. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    Not really, being with a new team can slow progress. Did he get to keep his old CC?
  16. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    that's funny. Moving from Leavine to the Wood brothers and that is a problem. No bud, the way I look at it, if he can't succeed at the Wood brothers he can't succeed anywhere.
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  17. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    How much of his Leavine ride was JGR. I think the CC makes a huge difference in your ride.
  18. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    I believe you also said something about moving to a new team can slow progress. I'll say hide n watch. The crew chief in this case doesn't mean squat IMO.
  19. Mike Crayne

    Mike Crayne Team Owner

    The crew chief always means something. Just ask Joey Logano.
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  20. Revman

    Revman 2X CHAMPION

    That's what they said with the first Camaro. Pretty cool that there is a parts freeze to reduce spending, and Chevy gets a new car. Hmmmmmm......
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  21. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    Probably should ask Denny Hamlin. That was his old crew chief DiBenedetto had and comparing seasons past to what Hamlin did this year with a different crew chief, I would say it doesn't mean squat in this case.
  22. Revman

    Revman 2X CHAMPION

    Are you serious?
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  23. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    I know you continue to keep carping about that, but the freeze is on specific parts.
  24. Revman

    Revman 2X CHAMPION

    Oh like the ****** body wouldn't be one of them? I'm good with it. If Chevy craps the bed with this gift, Jim Campbell should be fired. We are probably looking at Chevy dominance ala Ford 2018. No prob, MY TRD powered Toyotas will get the jump just like they always do on the Next Gen....and we will start this all over again.
  25. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

  26. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    I agree.. that ride is as good as any from the top teams.
  27. RacerrecaR

    RacerrecaR Orange cone

  28. donthaveanickname

    donthaveanickname Team Owner

    I think Reddick is gonna be the first new winner, unless McDowell wins the Daytona 500.
  29. jaqua19

    jaqua19 Team Owner

    Byron and Custer.

    Truex gets career win #3 too.

    I kid

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  30. Turtle84

    Turtle84 gained a step

    Baby Byron seems a virtual lock
  31. AuzGrams

    AuzGrams Team Owner

    I'm surprised you think MTJ will get a win without Cole Pearn. :unsure: :eek:
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