NASCAR Pick 'Em 2018 - Talladega #2

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  1. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    The deadline for submittal of picks for the next race is Friday, October 12th, noon Eastern time.
  2. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

  3. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

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  4. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the land of the Crimson Tide this Sunday afternoon for the 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

    This week's most popular driver is Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who was selected by four players. The second most popular drivers are Brendan Gaughan, Jamie McMurray, and Regan Smith, who were each selected by three players.

    As was the case last week, two players won't have any skin in this week's race as @Mopardh9 failed to submit a pick and @SlicedBread22 picked a driver, Kurt Busch, that he had previously used.

    Players that did submit picks went overwhelmingly with "B list " and "C list" drivers. In fact, seven out of the top ten players in the current standings selected a "C list" driver.
    Good luck to all and thanks for participating. :cheers:

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  5. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Ha Ha told ya so nanner nanner. :p
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  6. kkfan91

    kkfan91 Taking a 10-200

    Surprised I'm the only one with Brad
  7. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    I am also. There was 5 of you left that has him.
  8. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    strategery . . . .

    @kkfan91 has enough "A list" drivers to use in every race through Homestead while most others avoid using them at plate races for some reason . . . .:rolleyes:
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  9. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Ya thunk? :D

    That's what I have left also.
  10. Clutch

    Clutch Team Owner

    He should save them for next year. ;)
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  11. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    I'm surprised I'm the only one with Chastain. Okay, so maybe I'm not.
  12. Mr Excitement

    Mr Excitement Team Owner

    I was going to take Chastain till I saw Gaughan was entered in the race. The guy is a good plate racer and has had some solid finishes in the last couple of years.
  13. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    My hope is that he is slow enough to be towards the back all race, so far back that he misses all the wrecks and comes home with a top 20.
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  14. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

  15. Fordracing7

    Fordracing7 Team Owner

  16. Brentford

    Brentford Team Owner

    Where was "The big one" that was suppose to help my guy get a top 20? The lead is getting further and further away.
  17. Fordracing7

    Fordracing7 Team Owner

    Going to be a race to the end the top 5 of us all have solid drivers and chances to win this thing!
  18. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    Congrats to @AdoubleU24, @Clutch, @Johali, and @Snappy D who take the "Highest Finishing Pick" award this week as their pick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., finished third in the 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

    Additional congrats to @Johali and @superchuck500 as they had the most upward movement in the standings this week, each moving up three spots. @Johali has moved up six spots over the last two races and being able to use an "A list" driver in each remaining race, looks poised to possibly crack the top ten by season's end.

    @Spotter22 maintained the first place position in the game's standings when his bargain basement "C list" pick of Brendan Gaughan finished twelfth. However, @Fordracing7 is now a mere three points out of the leader position.

    With five races left in the season, 31 points now separate the top five players. This week's standings also include a rundown on how many A, B, and C list drivers that each player has left to use.

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  19. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Crew Chief

    Pretty impressive for the leader to take Gaughan and keep the lead coming home 12th!

    Only at Talladega!
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2018 at 3:22 AM
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