Rate The 2018 Cup Season.

Discussion in 'NASCAR chat' started by Johali, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor


    I thoroughly enjoyed it, beginning to end.
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  2. StandOnIt

    StandOnIt Farm Truck

    8 I watched every race I could, great hobby.
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  3. Mopardh9

    Mopardh9 Team Owner

    7.5 I watched more racing this year than I watched the past 5, I thought the racing was much better.
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  4. LewTheShoe

    LewTheShoe Team Owner

    Me too. 9.5

    If the Penske and Hendrick guys had found their competitive speed earlier in the year, I'd be rating 2018 a perfect 10. As it was, with the 4 and 18 having a leg up for much of the year, it still was a fantastic year of skill-based low downforce racing... as good as Nascar's on-track product has ever been. I'm disappointed that Nascar has decided to change completely their philosophy of low downforce/high power racing into something the exact opposite..:(
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  5. IanMcVittie

    IanMcVittie Team Owner

    I think I can go a 7.25 as I really enjoyed some of the races this year.
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  6. Charlie Spencer

    Charlie Spencer Short tracks and road courses rule.

    Without going back and averaging all my individual race reviews, 8.75
  7. sdj

    sdj Just a race fan

    for the year
  8. Larsonfan1995

    Larsonfan1995 Team Owner

    8 overall but the last half of the year, other than the points system, reminded me of the early 2000s heyday
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  9. kkfan91

    kkfan91 Taking a 10-200

  10. SlicedBread22

    SlicedBread22 #TeamJL

    Really though probably an 8.5.. one of the best in recent memory.. several great races.. great storylines
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  11. RacerrecaR

    RacerrecaR Orange cone

  12. 9 first half of the year wasn’t that good, but it really picked the 2nd half of the year.
  13. joe h

    joe h Team Owner

    6 sounds like a good number, not really passing, not quite failing.
    Enjoyed Daytona, but the rest of the spring races just sucked, with talladega and martinsville being the absolute worst races I’ve ever seen at those tracks. After Sonoma, it improved a bit, Chicago had one of their better races, Watkins Glenn, Bristol, Indy, Kansas, and martinsville were good races.
  14. AuzGrams

    AuzGrams Team Owner

    8. Racing has been just as good as it has been, fans like to whine & casuals don't care about auto racing anymore.
  15. Mispeedway15

    Mispeedway15 Team Owner

    7. Great racing but god there was hardly any drama between the drivers. Need something to spice it up a bit
  16. Team Penske

    Team Penske Team Owner

    8. not so hot at the beginning but got much better as the season progressed.
    Of course it ended perfect. :D
  17. ahudsonman

    ahudsonman Team Owner

  18. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    8.5 -- started a bit slow, but really picked up the 2nd half.
  19. DRSpeed

    DRSpeed Team Owner

    8.5 Couldn't ask for a better ending!! My condolences to NBC and their BIG 3 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  20. ToyYoda

    ToyYoda Team Owner

    I’ll go with 8. There were a lot of great races this year, mixed in with a few stinkers of course.
  21. kyle18fan

    kyle18fan Proud member of Rowdy Nation Contributor

    5 at best
  22. LJ7201

    LJ7201 Crew Chief

    8, good racing most weeks
  23. DIDIT

    DIDIT Old School Fan

    7, missing something...maybe we need a little less of the road race gentleman approach and some more hard knock racing.
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  24. Joker

    Joker #1 Harvick Fan

  25. DUN24

    DUN24 Skeptical of the Spectacle


    More great racing than bad. End of an era.
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  26. mack

    mack Team Owner

    8.627 better than I expected. Three dominant cars, then the underdog won it all.
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  27. Turtle84

    Turtle84 Team Owner

    9.25 for me. A LOT of action all season long.
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  28. Speedbowl14

    Speedbowl14 Ryan Preece and short tracks

    Solid 8.
  29. Truex_rox

    Truex_rox 19 looks better than ever.


    wins apiece by the winningest drivers. Honestly, great season. Wish I could have watched more of it, especially in the second-half of the season. Had a lot going on.
  30. Revman

    Revman Hall of Fame

    9 Tremendous racing, great fun. Would have been a 10 had Ford not been thrown the bone, but what the hell. Damn near beat the sons of bitches anyway. Can't wait for next year and a bigger spoiler for Rodney. He must be licking his chops.
  31. Yogisd1

    Yogisd1 Resident Retard

  32. Ford Racing

    Ford Racing Team Owner

  33. BobbyFord

    BobbyFord Resident Gearhead Contributor

    6. The stages suck from my perspective. I only watched about 20 races and nothing after Vegas.
  34. 2 Sweet

    2 Sweet Legend


    Best season since 2014
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  35. Snappy D

    Snappy D 2017 Pick Em Champion 2018 Bold Predictor

    I’ve taken some time to mull it over. I give it an 8. Enjoyed the Big 3 battle the early part and middle of the year while the 22 and 9 caught up to those guys at the end. I’m nervous for next year and the aero package but I was entertained this past year. It was cool to see KDB and Harvick have career years, they were the best all year. It was nice to see Chase finally take that next step of being the lead HMS and Chevy driver.
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  36. Ventisca

    Ventisca Team Owner Contributor


    Watching NASCAR is still my favorite sport pastime.
  37. rd45usa

    rd45usa Team Owner

    7.5 Not the worst, but not greatest either. Needs more rubbin' and more rivalries. On to 2019 and new package!
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  38. AndyMarquisLive

    AndyMarquisLive Short Track Fanatic

    7. Stage racing needs to go.

    Second half of the season had some great races.
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  39. LouieLouie

    LouieLouie Team Owner

    6.5. Had a lot of great finishes this year, but the stages killed it for me.
  40. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

    Finish the rating season average out for us @ToyYoda Please. :D
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