Earnhardt Jr. furious after frustration at Daytona

Jul 3, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: CNN

Dale Earnhardt Jr. made it clear he's no fan of the current style of restrictor plate racing before he even arrived at Daytona International Speedway.

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Nascar Driver

United States

#22 Jul 7, 2011
Since when did NASCAR become a team sport? How gay...

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#23 Jul 7, 2011
just mentioned in media conference, they're gonna choke the engines mechanically so fuel injection still gonna be 'restricted'
Wang

United States

#24 Jul 7, 2011
alpinedigital wrote:
just mentioned in media conference, they're gonna choke the engines mechanically so fuel injection still gonna be 'restricted'
Wang rike heal Danica say that. Wang post mole but must go ......

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#25 Jul 7, 2011
Watching the Daytona Danica Show and right after Bowyer gets wrecked, he could hardly keep from smiling - "We were having so much fun out there".

lol I love seeing those guys have fun, and to see them executing this method that has never been done before. In the old plate races, sum1 would often attempt a pass and have no help, and get shuffled back. If you're known for being fast, u got help more often than those who didnt have that reputation as an advantage. I HATED that. At least this way they have communication to find sum1 to run thru the pack with.. for now.

Watching Jeff Gordon /Kasey Kahne incident, all I could think was, what if they knew how to react to that? Jeff Gordon could say, "leave some space, Im stealing one" and go push Kasey up the middle. There's not a lot Kasey can do to prevent it, lol. That would be the coolest thing I ever seen if he'd have dun it lol Then Martin ride up behind, Jeff drags brake, Kasey becomes disconnected, they switch lanes and bail on him lol
effectively interrupting that team's momentum in a HUGE way.

Oh well, back to the Danica show =))
Ricky Bobby

United States

#26 Jul 7, 2011
Chip: I can't hold my tongue. These kids are my grandchildren and you are raising them wrong. They are *terrible* boys!
Walker: Shut up, Chip, or I'll go ape-shit on your ass!
Texas Ranger: I'm gonna scissor-kick you in the back of the head!
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Yeah!
Ricky Bobby: Yeah! Now turn up the heat!
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Go on and get some, boys!
Ricky Bobby: Come on!
Walker: I'm ten years old, but I'll beat your ass!
Texas Ranger: Chip, I'm gonna come at you like a spider monkey!
Cal Naughton, Jr.: Like a spider monkey! Go on!
Ricky Bobby: Chip, you brought this on, man.
Walker: Greatest Generation my ass. Tom Brokaw's a punk!
Chip: What is wrong with you?
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Ricky Bobby

Saint Louis, MO

#27 Jul 8, 2011
By the way you sausage smokers, I am a flamer as well as you all are.

“To contract new debts...”

Since: Apr 08

is not the way to pay old ones

#28 Jul 8, 2011
alpinedigital wrote:
just mentioned in media conference, they're gonna choke the engines mechanically so fuel injection still gonna be 'restricted'
Yes, but how are they going to do it? They could put a plate in the air intake or reduce the size of the injectors. One reduces airflow much like the current system and the other reduces fuel which will reduce horsepower but allow more throttle response.

“How We Roll”

Since: Nov 08

Area 51, Nevada

#29 Jul 8, 2011
Hunglo wrote:
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Yes, but how are they going to do it? They could put a plate in the air intake or reduce the size of the injectors. One reduces airflow much like the current system and the other reduces fuel which will reduce horsepower but allow more throttle response.
They didnt mention that, they just know its gonna be one of those two areas u mentioned - something logical and obvious.

Since: Dec 06

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#30 Jul 8, 2011
It is interesting, because the system is still going to need to be computer controlled to some degree. More systems means more opportunities to cheat the system.
Hunglo wrote:
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Yes, but how are they going to do it? They could put a plate in the air intake or reduce the size of the injectors. One reduces airflow much like the current system and the other reduces fuel which will reduce horsepower but allow more throttle response.
Sterlin Marlin

United States

#31 Jul 8, 2011
Ricky Bobby wrote:
By the way you sausage smokers, Earnhardt JR. and I are a couple of flamers as well as you all are.
Easy there Ricky Bobby! I know you and Juan Montoya are pretty close but Dang!

“To contract new debts...”

Since: Apr 08

is not the way to pay old ones

#32 Jul 8, 2011
menards wrote:
<quoted text>It is interesting, because the system is still going to need to be computer controlled to some degree. More systems means more opportunities to cheat the system.
Good point since they've never allowed computers under the hood.
acrim

Manhattan Beach, CA

#33 Jul 8, 2011
Its not entertaining at all unless those boxes are cartwheeling and flying into the infield. Oh, and it would be a bonus if the entire pits just blew up like they used to in the 80's during those menthanol CART races. Other than that, its all round and round and round...
WWE CRASHCAR 2011

Trumbull, CT

#34 Jul 8, 2011
acrim wrote:
Its not entertaining at all unless those boxes are cartwheeling and flying into the infield. Oh, and it would be a bonus if the entire pits just blew up like they used to in the 80's during those menthanol CART races. Other than that, its all round and round and round...
Nothing better then seeing on of those POS COTs reduced to scrap metal. Even the name Car of Tomorrow is laughable, those shitboxes have set back NASCAR 50 years.
JR is Gay

United States

#35 Jul 8, 2011
Sad but true.

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