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Joey Logano won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In doing so, Logano joined Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski – who won at Chicagoland Speedway a week ago – in advancing to the second round of the 10-race Chase playoffs. That makes Team Penske 2-or-2 in The Chase!
The victory, which came in Race No. 2 of the Chase, was fourth of the season for Logano. It was also the seventh of his career.
Movers and Shakers
This week there were two players, both females, that selected “Sliced Bread”, Joey Logano to win the race at Louden. Both Zee and “A&M Aggie Sue” had the foresight to pick Logano and were rewarded with 47 points! Additionally, those 47 points put “A&M Aggie Sue” into the top spot on the totem pole this week!
It has been a while since there has been any noise out of our resident accountant. But this week “Dan The Numbers Cruncher” faired very well with his choice of Kevin Harvick, who finished third, and gave “The Numbers Dude” a slick 43 points!
Another person who has been relatively quite in the previous weeks grabbed a little good press Sunday. “Doug, Jr. The Crown Prince of Kettle Corn” went with “Young Money”, Kyle Larson, at Louden. “Young Money” had an excellent restart in overtime and stole second away from Kevin Harvick. Having said all that, “The Crown Prince of Kettle Corn” scored 43 points.
The Father-Son duo of “Jason The Latent Tie Dye Hippie” and “Leon The Retired Airline Captain, Part-Time Cardiologist and Strawberry Picker, Second Segment Outhouse Award winner, and Your Most Humble Sheriff” each logged 39 points at the behest of Jimmie Johnson”s fifth place finish.
Rounding out the top five scorers was a group of four players. This week they were known as “The Redneck Fantasy League Beer Swillers”, you might know them as “Karen The Highly Opinionated Southern Belle”, “Doug The Former Mudslinger and Psychic, Turned Kettle Corn Dude”, Dawn, and Marc. They all picked up 38 points while drinking Miller Lite, and rooting for “Blazingly Bad” Brad Keselowski.
The movement this week was wide spread but no large leap frogging of positions.
The single biggest mover was “Bernie The Bay Area Bandit”, plummeting four (4) places all the way from the lead last week to tie for fourth place this week.
Brandon and “Jerry The Buschwacker” each tumbled three (3) spots to reside in 11th and a tie for 16th, respectively.
Edie fell two spots this week. She fell all the way to “The Outhouse”!
Three players, “Jim, aka Chiefy”, Marc, and “Jeremy The Coach” also fell one spot this week.
Positively speaking, Zee climbed up three (3) places to sit in the number two spot this week.
Carole, “Dan the Numbers Dude”, “Doug, Jr. The Crown Prince of Kettle Corn”, all stepped up two spots on the totem pole. “The Numbers Cruncher” rests in 7th, “The Crown Prince Of Kettle Corn” landed in 9th, and Carole sits in 17th place this week.
“A&M Aggie Sue”, “David The Mudslinging Throttle Jockey”, “Jason The Latent Tie Dye Hippie”, “Karen The Highly Opinionated Southern Belle”, “Doug The Former Mudslinger and Psychic, Turned Kettle Corn Dude”, and “Carlton The Doorman” all slipped up one place this week.
Straight From The Crapper
This week we have a husband and wife duo that exhibited a total lack of expertise when picking their winner at Louden! Both “Jim, aka Chiefy” and his better half, Edie, each scored a paltry 8 points this week, and for that I present to you, your winners of “the crappiest pick of the week”!
While I am piling on Edie this week, I will also note that she has “under mined” “Carlton The Doorman” by serving him an eviction notice, and now is sitting squarely on the throne of “The Outhouse” this week!
Next week NASCAR moves to the Mid-Atlantic region of the country, Dover Delaware. This will be the very first of the elimination races, whereby four drivers will be removed from the Chase contention.
I am sure that “The Monster Mile” will race like a bullring. Meaning that there will be bruised egos and crumpled sheet metal! There will be desperate drivers making desperate moves! “Bonzai” may be the buzz word for this race!
So all I can say is,” don’t hand me no lines, and keep your hands to yourself”!
TIL NEXT TIME, PULL YOUR GLOVES UP, FLIP YOUR VISOR DOWN, AND LET’S GO RACIN’!