The 08 NASCAR thead

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  1. Zero Prime

    Zero Prime Windows user no more

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    So all you racing fans, who are you going for. I'm still pulling for Dale Jr despite the team change. After watching tonight's race, that change may have been a real good thing for him. Win!
     
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    Tony Stewart has been my boy for a long time and i'm sticking with him even though he driving a Toyota this year

    Go Stewart!
     
  3. wljk

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    Mine is also Jr.
    I hope he makes the statistic of winners of the shootout winning the 500 from 5 to 6 winners.
    Now that he doesn't have to deal with the problems he had last season, I think he will finally show his true potential this season.
    I am still not used to NOT following the Bud car. But I can deal with the National Guard and Mountain Dew Amped cars.

    But, I like to follow Stewart, Johnson, Martin, and Truex Jr. and Jarrett as well.
     
  4. Intimidator

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    Well if my screen name wasn't obvious enough I am a third generation member of the Earnhardt Nation, I enjoy watching Jr as much if not more so than I did watching Sr while growing up, and as far as last night goes...Great race and good signs for Jr. But I have to admit it was rather weird seeing the 8, the Budwieser, and Jr all in diffrent spots at the same time :lol 

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  5. Wreckgar

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    Same here. And I forgot Toyota was racing this year. Bleh.
     
  6. Intimidator

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    Stewart is also one of the guys I root for along with Truex, Boyer, Harvick, and a sentimental favorite Kyle Petty, have to admit thou mixed feelings would be an understatement as it relates to Tony in a Toyota I still pull for him but Toyota and Nascar goes together like boyshorts on a grandma....Just ain't right.

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  7. Predaking

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    #88 all the way baby. I am not a avid follower of NASCAR but I've been pulling for Dale Jr. cuz I was a big fan of Dale Sr. before. I am glad he's rid of his stupid step mom and start anew. I hope one day after winning several Cups he can reclaim the company that his father founded.
     
  8. TTT

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    Well hello NASCAR '08 !
    I've been a big fan since '97, I have found over the last couple of years that I enjoy NASCAR more if I don't have a "favorite" anymore.
    I think it was Darlington '03 when Craven beat Busch by .002 sec. that did it for me.
    I LOVED that race and it's still one of my favorites of all time.(and the '98 All Star race...'98+'07 Daytona 500's...Atlanta '01...Daytona[July] '01...:rock )
    I have been a big Mark Martin fan mostly....anyone but Jeff Gordon...:lol 
    But now I watch to see a good race - that's it, I don't root for anyone but the underdog.
    I also watch the Nation Wide(Busch) series and Truck series.
     
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    i am big fan of 88 driver [dale elhart jr] , 48 driver [jimmie johnson], 5 driver [caesy mears], 24 driver [jeff gordon, and ownder [rick henrick]
     
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    Man this thread has pulled me out of the woodwork. Ive always gone for Jr. and his change to Hendrick Motorsports is awesome. After winning last nights race was a huge and awesome deal for him. I pull for #88 and #24! Waltrip is also badass!
     
  11. TTT

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    Here's a small part of my collection......about 1/6


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    Kasey Kahne is my driver we will take the Budweiser Sponser which rocks! Hopefully we will have a better race team this year last year was horrible the Dodges are so far behind that even showed in qualifying today. Also how about Michael waltrip! Holy crap that is a huge collection
     
  13. Zero Prime

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    Wow!!
     
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    I'm one of the older hardcore fans nascar is trying to get back. I really don't forsee it happening though. I'de been watching since the early 80s as a kid and last year it just starting getting boring. I'm looking more forward to the 12 Hours at Sebring than the Daytona 500. This was the first year in a long time that I didn't even bother to turn on the Bud Shootout. I don't know if I'll even watch the 500 either.
     
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    Ebay:
    Tony Stewart.
     
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    What's up with his hair ? ... :p 
     
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    I just like catching the wrecks on Sportscenter. My favorite driver is the one creating the most havoc. Otherwise, it's still people driving in circles.

    I suppose for me, cheering a driver is difficult- I'd rather cheer for a whole team of athletes, representing something more than themselves- 'Ohio State Buckeyes' is a lot easier to cheer for than 'The Todd Boeckman Football Team.'

    -Tony!
     
  19. Shaba

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    Primus, there's NASCAR fans here?!

    Add me, too...been watching and going to races since I was 6. My folks are huge Earnhardt fans and I followed suit, always rooting for Sr.

    I cried for over a week after the '01 Daytona 500...it was just heartbreaking for me, like losing one of my own family.

    I root for Jr now and hopes he wins today. I think moving to Hendrick will be a huge success for him and he will definitely be in contention for the championship.

    BTW...TTT, that's a VERY impressive diecast collection you have there. I have a nice little collection of Earnhardt stuff, but nowhere the # of cars that you have.
     
  20. Bryan

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    I don't follow it much, but my uncle is a fan. He name is REL V, so no shocker there.

    I get a kick out of Reed Sorenson doing well, on account of him being from my sorta-hometown, and Casey Kahne just 'cause I feel like he's Bill Eliot's successor.

    And I'm gonna try and make it to Talladega this year, just for the party.
     

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