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Post Thu May 16, 2013 2:21 am

Change in All-Star fan vote

A tweak announced Wednesday for the Sprint All-Star race will allow the winner of the Sprint Fan Vote from the Sprint Showdown to advance into the main event without being on the lead lap as long as the car is in "raceable" condition as determined by Sprint Cup Series director John Darby.(ESPN)(5-16-2013)


im sure this is called "the danica" rule......
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 10:06 am

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Oh brother. What will they think of next?

By the way...most of the time she's not out there racing....she's out there driving
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 10:11 am

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onerockindoc wrote:Oh brother. What will they think of next?

By the way...most of the time she's not out there racing....she's out there driving

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(good one) ;)
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 10:34 am

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michaeljohn wrote:A tweak announced Wednesday for the Sprint All-Star race will allow the winner of the Sprint Fan Vote from the Sprint Showdown to advance into the main event without being on the lead lap as long as the car is in "raceable" condition as determined by Sprint Cup Series director John Darby.(ESPN)(5-16-2013)


im sure this is called "the danica" rule......


It all depends on what they determine to be "raceable" We may end up testing that definition. Several of the less popular drivers seemed to be upset with the rules change when it was announced. Might they take it out on her on the track?
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 11:05 am

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Yeah, that was kind of funny how it was changed on some things but not on others as it was supposedly meant to be. Isn't that omission a detriment to stock car racing? Can NASCAR fine themselves? :twisted:
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i dont blame other drivers bein mad, what really got me was how they were going to change the top 35 rule all of the sudden, sorry, just not a fan, she got her ride because she had a sponsor, not because she set the NW series on fire.
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 11:21 am

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michaeljohn wrote:i dont blame other drivers bein mad, what really got me was how they were going to change the top 35 rule all of the sudden, sorry, just not a fan, she got her ride because she had a sponsor, not because she set the NW series on fire.

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Post Thu May 16, 2013 5:14 pm

Re: Change in All-Star fan vote

As of this afternoon the top 5 in fan votes are(in no particular order) Jeff Burton, Danica, Truex Jr, Bobby Labonte, and Michael Waltrip.

Vote for your favorite....early and often!!
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 5:17 pm

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I don't think it is fair to the other drivers and they have a right to be mad. I sure as heck would be.

NASCAR must be courting Go Daddy for more sponsorship monies somewhere.
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 5:44 pm

Re: Change in All-Star fan vote

onerockindoc wrote:As of this afternoon the top 5 in fan votes are(in no particular order) Jeff Burton, Danica, Truex Jr, Bobby Labonte, and Michael Waltrip.

Vote for your favorite....early and often!!

you know I am not real big on Conspiracy theories, but I have to wonder when it comes to voting.
I wonder if these are the 5 Nascar wants to back, to get in so they list them as the top 5 so everyone wont bother voting for the others or if this is actually true?
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 5:58 pm

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Yeah Schmoop. I too was surprised to hear Mikey's and Bobby's names in the top......I mean Clint Bowyer even said Mikey was the worst driver in NASCAR.
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 6:01 pm

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and clit is the 2nd worst :D
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onerockindoc wrote:Yeah Schmoop. I too was surprised to hear Mikey's and Bobby's names in the top......I mean Clint Bowyer even said Mikey was the worst driver in NASCAR.


Waltrip is a television personality, hence the fan favorite, fans of NASCAR get to know him from his on air work for Fox, and then vote for him.
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Post Thu May 16, 2013 11:42 pm

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Methinks the green #10 car might have an angry red bullseye on its' backside!

SO tired of rules being changed to protect the non-performers
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Post Fri May 17, 2013 1:15 am

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I want to watch the top 25 or so race their butts off. No start and parkers. No up-and-coming drivers. No drivers who just ride around.... just the top elite in this sport. Danica needs to stay in the hauler and watch.
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