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Post by crl on Tue May 21, 2013 3:25 am


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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Tanrar on Tue May 21, 2013 3:48 am

Based on what I've seen at the two tracks, I'd rather have Vegas than Charlotte TBH.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Alta on Tue May 21, 2013 4:02 am

They both equally as entertaining or lack there of. I don't really care...yet they should add something more interesting rather then another boring race.
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Post by navycook75 on Tue May 21, 2013 4:12 am

>second Vegas race

replace that with Iowa.
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Post by AntmanB on Tue May 21, 2013 4:30 am

navycook75 wrote:>second Vegas race

replace that with Iowa.

This.

Also, Why get rid of a 2nd race at a track THAT NASCAR BASICALLY LIVES AT. Makes no Sense.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by f1fan12 on Tue May 21, 2013 6:36 am

I actually like this idea. It makes the Coke 600 more important, and it gives Vegas a well deserved fall date. I too wish Iowa would get a date!
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Post by vbooy57 on Tue May 21, 2013 7:44 am

navycook75 wrote:>second Vegas race

replace that with Iowa.
Agreed.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Ben Atkins on Tue May 21, 2013 7:48 am

Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...

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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Cynon on Tue May 21, 2013 7:50 am

I'll take a Pocono race over a Charlotte race. Charlotte has always been a terrible track, whereas Vegas has had some good racing lately.

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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Alta on Tue May 21, 2013 10:23 am

Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
It might have been...but it's kind of bad when i have to look up the winner of said race to remember who won.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by BWard on Tue May 21, 2013 10:57 am

Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...

I don't know what the deal is there. I actually would really like it if Las Vegas got a second date on the Sprint Cup schedule replacing the Charlotte fall race, but they should have the second race as a night race because that could be a better benefit for the track.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by vbooy57 on Tue May 21, 2013 10:58 am

Alta wrote:
Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
It might have been...but it's kind of bad when i have to look up the winner of said race to remember who won.
My concern is it's just replacing one 1.5 mile track with one of a different configuration. To me, NASCAR needs more variety in their tracks, especially during the chase. I'd much rather see a unique track, even Pocono as Cy said. Ideally, Iowa gets the date, but I don't expect that to happen.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by day500champ1 on Tue May 21, 2013 3:26 pm

Alta wrote:
Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
It might have been...but it's kind of bad when i have to look up the winner of said race to remember who won.

That's bad Alta, considering, I name ever Vegas winner since '01 without looking it up.

'01- J.Gordon
'02- S.Marlin
'03 & '04- Kenseth
'05, '06, '07, '10- Johnson
'08, '11- Edwards
'09- Kyle Busch
'12- Stewart
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by f1fan12 on Tue May 21, 2013 3:54 pm

day500champ1 wrote:
Alta wrote:
Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
It might have been...but it's kind of bad when i have to look up the winner of said race to remember who won.

That's bad Alta, considering, I name ever Vegas winner since '01 without looking it up.

'01- J.Gordon
'02- S.Marlin
'03 & '04- Kenseth
'05, '06, '07, '10- Johnson
'08, '11- Edwards
'09- Kyle Busch
'12- Stewart

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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by conrail1990 on Tue May 21, 2013 4:06 pm

Las Vegas has never had a spot in my heart.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Mother of Invention on Tue May 21, 2013 4:10 pm

Great, sounds like NASCAR is goin back to its 03-10 "Who cares about the history" phase
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Post by navycook75 on Tue May 21, 2013 4:14 pm

Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
I'm ok with it, I just want them to go to Iowa instead.
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Post by BWard on Tue May 21, 2013 4:21 pm

navycook75 wrote:
Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
I'm ok with it, I just want them to go to Iowa instead.

Now that you've mentioned it, what they really should do is replace the Charlotte fall race with Iowa, because it could be very exciting in outcome of the championship. I even still think the 2nd Michigan Race should be replaced with a third Road Course, something like Road America which I personally hope should be a candidate for the Sprint Cup Schedule.
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Post by Chives2112 on Tue May 21, 2013 5:28 pm

Build a track exactly like the old Atlanta configuration. Pretty please?

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Post by navycook75 on Tue May 21, 2013 5:31 pm

Chives2112 wrote:Build a track exactly like the old Atlanta configuration. Pretty please?

It's called Homestead.
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Re: Bruton might move Charlotte Fall date to Vegas

Post by Alta on Tue May 21, 2013 5:35 pm

f1fan12 wrote:
day500champ1 wrote:
Alta wrote:
Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
It might have been...but it's kind of bad when i have to look up the winner of said race to remember who won.

That's bad Alta, considering, I name ever Vegas winner since '01 without looking it up.

'01- J.Gordon
'02- S.Marlin
'03 & '04- Kenseth
'05, '06, '07, '10- Johnson
'08, '11- Edwards
'09- Kyle Busch
'12- Stewart

What's worse is that i only remember 2006 and 2008.
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Post by Chives2112 on Tue May 21, 2013 5:44 pm

navycook75 wrote:
Chives2112 wrote:Build a track exactly like the old Atlanta configuration. Pretty please?

It's called Homestead.
Not really. Plus, the old Atlanta configuration is a thousand times better than Homestead.
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Post by Lucstar88 on Tue May 21, 2013 5:47 pm

f1fan12 wrote:
day500champ1 wrote:
Alta wrote:
Ben Atkins wrote:Wasn't the Vegas race this year actually really good? I don't see why you guys are disapproving of this...
It might have been...but it's kind of bad when i have to look up the winner of said race to remember who won.

That's bad Alta, considering, I name ever Vegas winner since '01 without looking it up.

'01- J.Gordon
'02- S.Marlin
'03 & '04- Kenseth
'05, '06, '07, '10- Johnson
'08, '11- Edwards
'09- Kyle Busch
'12- Stewart


I remember the winners, but not the races as a whole
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Post by PKligBKFan on Tue May 21, 2013 6:50 pm

Charlotte and Vegas are kind of equally bad races but it's a history thing. Charlotte losing a race to Las Vegas would be really disappointing.
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Post by SpeedDemon37 on Tue May 21, 2013 6:54 pm

PKligBKFan wrote:Charlotte and Vegas are kind of equally bad races but it's a history thing. Charlotte losing a race to Las Vegas would be really disappointing.

Agreed. Between Charlotte and Vegas, Charlotte is practically NASCAR's hometown, and is capable of producing some good races (although recent years have not provided any). I never really liked Vegas, but that's just me.

I've always thought it would be cool if they just built a whole separate track like the modern day Atlanta instead of bulldozing the old one. I liked both configurations.
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Post by bigdc48 on Tue May 21, 2013 7:35 pm

I hope they get rid of the Charlotte fall race, but replace it with Iowa. Almost everyone series has gone there and produces great action.
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Post by Spannerhead29 (Nelson) on Tue May 21, 2013 8:55 pm

>Not replacing a Chase race with Watkins Glen Das Boot layout
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