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Post by day500champ1 on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:05 pm

Ok, I did this last year, so I'm doing it again this year.

Champion:
Runner-Up:
Surprise of Chase:
Disappointment of Chase:
Race of the Chase:
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year):

Most of these are easily defined.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by pennst24 on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:07 pm

Champion: 48
Runner-Up: 20
Surprise of Chase: 78
Disappointment of Chase: everyone else
Race of the Chase: none
Defining Moment of the Chase: Talladega as usual
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by oxymoron on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:12 pm

Champion: 48
Runner-Up: 99
Surprise of Chase: 78
Disappointment of Chase: 15
Race of the Chase: Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Dunno
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by navycook75 on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:25 pm

Champion: 48 or 20
Runner-Up: 48 or 20
Surprise of Chase: Kurt Busch
Disappointment of Chase: 88
Race of the Chase: not sure
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): not sure
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Michael29Shell on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:33 pm

Champion:20(hopefully)
Runner-Up:48
Surprise of Chase:22
Disappointment of Chase:18
Race of the Chase:Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): idk
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Cynon on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:36 pm

Champion: Kenseth
Runner-Up: Kyle Busch
Surprise of Chase: Kurt Busch
Disappointment of Chase: Kahne
Race of the Chase: Chicagoland -- but only because I'm going to it. It will be awesome for that reason only. Very Happy
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Some shenanigans with team orders late in the chase. Probably at Talladega.

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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by vbooy57 on Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:53 pm

Champion: Kenseth
Runner-Up: Edwards
Surprise of Chase: Johnson (by not finishing top 2)
Disappointment of Chase: Bowyer
Race of the Chase: Tally
Defining Moment of the Chase: The big one at Tally, assuming there is one, as it will involve a championship contender.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Cardinals5 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:18 am

Champion: 20
Runner-Up: 48
Surprise of Chase: 78
Disappointment of Chase: 18 or 5
Race of the Chase: Homestead
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Talladega will, as usual, ruin someone's Chase, and it'll probably be someone who was, until that point, a contender
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by bigdc48 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:24 am

Champion: Kenseth Wrong
Runner-Up: Kahne Way wrong
Surprise of Chase: Truex Jr. Way, way wrong
Disappointment of Chase: Johnson Way, way, way, way wrong
Race of the Chase: Homestead Meh!
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Talladega Not really


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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Rykia on Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:39 am

[quote="day500champ1"]Ok, I did this last year, so I'm doing it again this year.

Champion: Kenseth.
Runner-Up: Kahne.
Surprise of Chase: Kurt, Gibbs engines not grenading in the first three races like they always do.
Disappointment of Chase: Truex, Junior, or Kyle.
Race of the Chase: Homestead I guess.
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Talladega or team order bullcrap.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Alta on Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:11 am

Champion: Bowyer
Runner-up: Kenseth
Surprise of the Chase: Kurt Busch
Disappointment of the Chase: Logano
Race of the Chase: Talladegu No Whales
Defining Moment of The Chase: Teh Big 111's

Interesting note i'm sticking to my predicts i made before the start of the season for Champion and Runner-up.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Spannerhead29 (Nelson) on Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:13 am

Champion: Carl Edwards
Runner-Up: Kyle Busch
Surprise of Chase: Joey Logano (wins a race and finishes 4th)
Disappointment of Chase: Both Kenseth and Kurt Busch
Race of the Chase: Martinsville
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Jimmie Johnson crashing at Martinsville while leading the race and points.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by day500champ1 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:22 am

Champion: Kurt Busch (I'm that confident. If it doesn't happen, then oh well.)
Runner-up: Clint Bowyer (He's dangerously consistent.)
Surprise of the Chase: Joey Logano (I know you guys are going to hate me for that.)
Disappointment of the Chase: Jr. (Self explaintory) and Johnson (Just don't see the momentum right now.)
Race of the Chase: Homestead (Not so much for the win, but the title fight.)
Moment of the Chase: Big ones at Sega and Marty.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Ben Atkins on Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:41 am

Champion: Clint Bowyer
Runner-Up: Jimmie Johnson
Surprise of Chase: Martin Truex Jr
Disappointment of Chase: Kasey Kahne
Race of the Chase: Martinsville
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Clint Bowyer not winning en route to the title

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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Mother of Invention on Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:59 am

Champion: Kyle Bush or Matt Kenseth
Runner-Up: Kyle Bush or Matt Kenseth
Surprise of Chase:
Disappointment of Chase: the #78 car. I literally mean the car, as in it will break down when Kurt is dominating a race.
Race of the Chase: Dega
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Mayhem at Martinsville shakes up standings
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by BWard on Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:44 am

Champion: Kurt Busch
Runner-Up: Carl Edwards
Surprise of Chase: Martin Truex Jr.
Disappointment of Chase: Matt Kenseth (considering some poor runs in the regular season, it may come back to him)
Race of the Chase: Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase: Big One at Talladega takes several Chase drivers out of proper contention.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by JMac525 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 11:43 am

Champion: Carl Edwards
Runner-Up: Matt Kenseth
Surprise of Chase: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Disappointment of Chase: Kyle Busch
Race of the Chase: Homestead
Defining Moment of the Chase: Mayhem at Talladega takes out top 6 in points
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by iAMBADDATGAMES on Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:17 pm

Champion: Matt Kenseth
Runner-Up: Carl Edwards
Surprise of Chase: Joey Logano
Disappointment of Chase: Kyle Busch
Race of the Chase: Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase: Wrecks at Talladega and Martinsville take out most of the Chase drivers.

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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by TheFallenHaveRisen on Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:10 pm

Champion:  Kyle Busch
Runner-Up:  Matt Kenseth
Surprise of Chase:  Greg Biffle
Disappointment of Chase:  Clint Bowyer
Race of the Chase:  Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year):  Both Newman and Gordon will intentionally wreck Bowyer this chase, taking him out of any chance for the championship.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Memoriesallbutdone on Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:29 pm

Champion: Clint Bowyer
Runner-Up: Jimmie Johnson
Surprise of Chase: Martin Truex
Disappointment of Chase: Matt Kenseth
Race of the Chase: Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Talladega big ones.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by RealRacer4 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:38 pm

Champion: Matt Kenseth
Runner-Up: Clint Bowyer
Surprise of Chase: Kurt Busch
Disappointment of Chase: Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch
Race of the Chase: Homestead
Defining Moment of the Chase: Bowyer and his team choking.

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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Lucstar88 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:54 pm

Champion : Kevin Harvick
Runner-Up : Matt Kenseth
Surprise : Joey Logano/Truex Jr
Disappointment : Jimmie Johnson (Yup, i'm serious)
Race of the Chase : Talladega/Martinsville
Defining Moment : Talladega/Martinsville
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by SpeedDemon37 on Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:22 pm

Champion: Kenseth
Runner-Up: Kurt Busch
Surprise of Chase: Kurt Busch
Disappointment of Chase: Johnson
Race of the Chase: Martinsville
Defining Moment of the Chase: le Big One @ Talladega, or maybe Kurt's pit crew making a significant mistake(s)
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by MPatterson1724 on Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:59 pm

Champion: 48
Runner-Up: 99
Surprise of Chase: 88 wins a couple, finishes 4th in points
Disappointment of Chase: 20 struggles the first few races but wins at Charlotte, DNFs in other races lead him to 10th in points
Race of the Chase: Homestead
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Late race shenanigans at Texas with wrecks and fuel strategy.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by RetrogradeRenegade on Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:36 am

Champion: I really, really, really want to put Kurt Busch. But I just know it's gonna be Jimmie Johnson
Runner-Up: Kurt Busch
Surprise of the Chase: Kurt Busch
Disappointment: Much as it pains me to say it, Matt Kenseth
Race of the Chase: Homestead
Defining Moment: Kurt Busch winning twice early to briefly take the points lead.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by RyanB06 on Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:46 pm

Champion: Matt Kenseth
Runner-Up: Kurt Busch
Surprise of Chase: Joey Logano (don't laugh!)
Disappointment of Chase: Jimmie Johnson
Race of the Chase: Talladega, because we all know superspeedway races are crapshoots
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Someone gets penalized in the last couple races which will shake up the points
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by GamerAzuzu on Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:04 pm

Champion: Clint Bowyer
Runner-Up: Jimmie Johnson
Surprise of Chase: Ryan Newman (by not being crap as the 12th seed)
Disappointment of Chase: Kurt Busch (as much as I don't want it to happen)
Race of the Chase: Talladega because it's Talladega
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): We've already had it, this entire week has been one media circus after another, and we've barely gotten to the first week of the chase!
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by BBoy on Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:48 pm

Champion: Jimmie Johnson (The only reason they've fallen off as of late is to prepare for these 10 races, and its almost guaranteed to pay off for a sixth championship.)
Runner-Up: Matt Kenseth (Gibbs is going to have to pick one car to back, and I predict it will be Kenseth. The question of TRD reliability keeps me from thinking that Kenseth will win the championship.)
Surprise of Chase: Kurt Busch (The Furniture Row team has been fast all year long, and I expect that to continue into the Chase. I'd say a 4th place in the final standings.)
Disappointment of Chase: Joey Logano (First time in the Chase at his age, he'll probably crack under the pressure.)
Race of the Chase: Martinsville (Chase time and short tempers could make quite the interesting race.)
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Talladega Big One completely jumbles the points standings
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Lucstar88 on Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:25 pm

I'd like to add another question!

Which non-chase racer upsets and wins a chase race?
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by LadyKathy on Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:22 pm

Lucstar88 wrote:I'd like to add another question!

Which non-chase racer upsets and wins a chase race?
Jeff Gor.... oh, wait

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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Spannerhead29 (Nelson) on Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:06 am

Spannerhead29 (Nelson) wrote:Champion: Carl Edwards
Nice Chase ya fuck.
Runner-Up: Kyle Busch
He was in 3rd at points at Homestead.
Surprise of Chase: Joey Logano (wins a race and finishes 4th)
Nice Chase ya fuck
Disappointment of Chase: Both Kenseth and Kurt Busch
Well I was right on Kurt.
Race of the Chase: Martinsville
NO, THIS RACE WAS GAYER THAN ERIC WRIGHT, WHICH IS SUPER GAY. FUCK THAT RACE.
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Jimmie Johnson crashing at Martinsville while leading the race and points.
Well poop.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Ben Atkins on Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:30 am

Ben Atkins wrote:Champion: Clint Bowyer
lel no
Runner-Up: Jimmie Johnson
He went one up, not too far off
Surprise of Chase: Martin Truex Jr
Well kinda, yeah, because I was surprised he got kicked out of it.
Disappointment of Chase: Kasey Kahne
YUP.
Race of the Chase: Martinsville
This, Dega or Homestead.
Defining Moment of the Chase (Kind of like say the pit stop error for the #48 at Homestead last year): Clint Bowyer not winning en route to the title
He didn't win... but he didn't get the title so we're 50% of the way there.

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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by BWard on Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:45 am

BWardboy88 wrote:Champion: Kurt Busch
Not even close.
Runner-Up: Carl Edwards
Not even close here either.
Surprise of Chase: Martin Truex Jr.
Never got the chance to see this prediction.
Disappointment of Chase: Matt Kenseth (considering some poor runs in the regular season, it may come back to him)
Didn't look this way until Phoenix.
Race of the Chase: Talladega
Really don't know if it was or not.
Defining Moment of the Chase: Big One at Talladega takes several Chase drivers out of proper contention.
Why this didn't happen I'll never know.
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Re: 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup Predictions

Post by Alta on Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:36 am

Alta wrote:Champion: Bowyer - Damn you Richmond
Runner-up: Kenseth Right on the money
Surprise of the Chase: Kurt Busch Sadly was pretty anonymous
Disappointment of the Chase: Logano - Pretty much
Race of the Chase: Talladegu No Whales Got it
Defining Moment of The Chase: Teh Big 111's Nope. Didn't think being dumb at Phoenix would turn the tide

Interesting note i'm sticking to my predicts i made before the start of the season for Champion and Runner-up.
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