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Offline MakeItRain

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Re: Official NASCAR 2018 thread(WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE)
« Reply #525 on: September 15, 2018, 12:04:23 AM »
The Car of Tomorrow sucks, the race stages suck, the season is too long (sucks), frequent changes to the points and Chase format suck, awesome drivers retiring and getting replaced with Kroger brand drivers sucks.  Other than that NASCAR is fine.

Man, dead on.

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Re: Official NASCAR 2018 thread(WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE)
« Reply #526 on: September 16, 2018, 03:53:14 PM »
The Car of Tomorrow sucks, the race stages suck, the season is too long (sucks), frequent changes to the points and Chase format suck, awesome drivers retiring and getting replaced with Kroger brand drivers sucks.  Other than that NASCAR is fine.

Man, dead on.

I must add one other issue: Races on NBCSN.  How many people even have access to this channel.  It has to murder efforts to maintain, let alone expand, the fan base.

That said, I have to be honest.  I could get used to the new, young drivers.  I can even put up with some of the car changes as they try and reset things to keep it competitive (but it gets really old every 3 years).  However, I have absolutely no idea how the F the points system truly works, how this year's playoff format works as it is carried out, and I actually follow NASCAR.  If you are disengaging your engaged fan, I can't imagine the impact upon the casual fan.

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Re: Official NASCAR 2018 thread(WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE)
« Reply #527 on: July 01, 2019, 06:25:10 PM »
Anyone watch anymore?

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Re: Official NASCAR 2018 thread(WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE)
« Reply #528 on: July 01, 2019, 06:28:12 PM »
Does Barstool love NASCAR now or what?

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Re: Official NASCAR 2019 thread(Anyone still watching?)
« Reply #529 on: July 01, 2019, 07:21:29 PM »
Anyone watch anymore?

watch way less. Did happen to catch the end of Chicago and was pretty happy to see Bowman get the win. I don't care for the new package at most tracks, seems to take away most of the skill.
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Re: Official NASCAR 2019 thread(Anyone still watching?)
« Reply #530 on: July 01, 2019, 08:59:57 PM »
Nah, just can't get into it at all. There were an insane amount of very popular drivers that left the sport at essentially the same time. Also guys like Martin Truex are just brutal for mass appeal. NASCAR is very close to getting its regional sport back, the governing body seemingly doesn't want that, although you can't tell with their ridiculous decision making, but most of the diehards would love for it to be the regional juggernaut it was pre Gordon vs. Earnhardt.

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Re: Official NASCAR 2019 thread(Anyone still watching?)
« Reply #531 on: July 02, 2019, 07:48:12 AM »
there is no parity at all in the sport, its jgr and penske with a couple of other cars sprinkled in here and there. The races are waaay too long. Other than like the daytona 500, coca cola 600, and the brickyard they should be shortened. Also no real rivalries anymore, i thought newman and boyer could be fun but nascar said play nice, that and newman is always in like 27th.


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Re: Official NASCAR 2019 thread(Anyone still watching?)
« Reply #532 on: July 02, 2019, 12:41:35 PM »
At some tracks, there's more horsepower under some hoods in the parking lot then under the hoods on the track.  WTF?



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Re: Official NASCAR 2019 thread(Anyone still watching?)
« Reply #533 on: July 02, 2019, 11:00:29 PM »
I like the trucks, probably because I like Thursday/Friday/Saturday night racing.

Will watch the NASCAR night races and short track stuff, and enjoy tracks like Kansas and Kentucky.. but more often than not, NASCAR on Sunday afternoons is an afterthought for me.