Oh, My God in Heaven, NASCAR Is Actually Going Through With It

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Oh, My God in Heaven, NASCAR Is Actually Going Through With It

Post by PackerMan71 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:07 pm

Restrictor plates at Indianapolis, and quite possibly Pocono and Michigan as well. Shocked

I really don't know how to react to this, TBH...
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Post by RyanB06 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:09 pm

Xfinity only, but could be used in the 2018 Brickyard 400.

Indy technically is a superspeedway (in length, not in behavior)...

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BUT THIS IS A DUMB IDEA.
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Post by PackerMan71 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:12 pm

RyanB06 wrote:Xfinity only, but could be used in the 2018 Brickyard 400.

Indy technically is a superspeedway (in length, not in behavior)...

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BUT THIS IS A DUMB IDEA.

I realize it's XFinity, but the fact that they are actually going through with is what shocks me.
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Post by NASCARLOVER427 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:20 pm

Eh, I'm willing to try anything if we get a good Indy race. I still think the road course is the best option, but maybe it'll work?
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Post by navycook75 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:37 pm

They say "if it goes well" they'll use it for the 400, which probably means that it'll be used regardless.

I want to see this idea do well, but I won't be surprised if we wind up having New Hampshire 2000 all over again.
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Post by Alta on Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:23 pm

The next fiasco at Indy i feel would lead to it being taken off the schedule. While they need to take a risk to save that date, they need to not take an irreversible damaging risk.
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Post by PackerMan71 on Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31 pm

navycook75 wrote:They say "if it goes well" they'll use it for the 400, which probably means that it'll be used regardless.

I want to see this idea do well, but I won't be surprised if we wind up having New Hampshire 2000 all over again.

Exactly what I was gonna say. When I heard this was happening, New Hampshire 2000 immediately popped into my mind.
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Post by RyanB06 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:36 am

Don't compare this to New Hampshire 2000. That was an overreaction to Adam Petty's (or was it Kenny Irwin's?) death.

This is just stupidity.
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Post by BooyakaDragon on Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:12 am

Might as well give it a shot I guess, it's not like you can make the racing any worse there at this point Razz
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Post by kensethfan on Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:10 am

BooyakaDragon wrote:Might as well give it a shot I guess, it's not like you can make the racing any worse there at this point Razz

Was gonna say, this sounds to me like more of a last resort than anything to me.
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Post by BooyakaDragon on Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:09 pm

kensethfan wrote:
BooyakaDragon wrote:Might as well give it a shot I guess, it's not like you can make the racing any worse there at this point Razz

Was gonna say, this sounds to me like more of a last resort than anything to me.


If I had to make a guess, I'd say it's NASCARs "one last chance" effort before switching to the F1 layout.
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Post by pennst24 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:39 pm

Alta wrote:The next fiasco at Indy i feel would lead to it being taken off the schedule. While they need to take a risk to save that date, they need to not take an irreversible damaging risk.

The only risk they need to take is running the races on the road course. The oval will never be "good" for stock cars.
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Post by zfitzwater599 on Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:06 pm

RyanB06 wrote:Don't compare this to New Hampshire 2000. That was an overreaction to Adam Petty's (or was it Kenny Irwin's?) death.

This is just stupidity.
Kenny Irwin's death
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Post by Dexter249 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:26 am

zfitzwater599 wrote:
RyanB06 wrote:Don't compare this to New Hampshire 2000. That was an overreaction to Adam Petty's (or was it Kenny Irwin's?) death.

This is just stupidity.
Kenny Irwin's death
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Post by Rovenami on Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:25 am

http://nascar.nbcsports.com/2017/03/20/nascar-america-dale-jarrett-on-restrictor-plates-at-indy-an-awful-idea/
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Post by f1fan12 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:59 pm

I am open to almost anything. I can't imagine a restrictor plate at Indianapolis can make the racing that much worse than it already was.
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Post by AntmanB on Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:14 am

If it will Make Indy more Interesting, Im all for it.
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