I must say, as a non Jimmie fan, I must say that he is amazing. He had to have a good run last week and he did. He needed to finish well today and he did. He doesn't get in trouble, he must tell the crew the right things.
Props to Jimmie and the 48 team.
and props to Henricks - 1-2-3 ..... and 24th. (way to screw up the order, Earnhardt)
I proclaim the start of the Silly Season Open!
and also, congratulations to Team Racer-X the winner of the W's Fantasy season.
We'll be back right after order has been restored here in the Omni Center.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy - Swift
How the hell is it possible that someone who ends the season with one win makes it to third place in the standings, when others who won more races, like Kyle Busch, doesn't even make it into the Chase?
That's akin to the Toronto Maple Leafs making it to the playoffs even though they have one of the worst records in the NHL.
Originally posted by OliverThat's akin to the Toronto Maple Leafs making it to the playoffs even though they have one of the worst records in the NHL.
No, it's really not. There is some legitimacy to your gripe, but it's not in this analogy. If every NHL game had 60 participants (or however many drivers are in a NASCAR race), or if a driver finished last in two-thirds of his races and and finished high in the standings, this would be an apt analogy.
EDIT: Oh, also, NHL teams earning points for leading at the end of periods and completing periods without penalties would help your analogy as well.
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