Martin Truex, Jr. ran down Ryan Newman and with the help of several restarts Truex notched the victory.
The Fraternal Order of the Go Fast
The award this week goes to our resident accountant, Dan the Numbers Cruncher. The Numbers Dude racked up a magnificent 57 points with the race winner, Martin Truex, Jr!
The Movers and Shakers
Next on the scoring pylon is a motley trio consisting of Lonna the Quilt Angel, Karen The Highly Opinionated Southern Belle, as well as our resident dirt tracker, David The Mud Slinging Throttle Jockey. All three of these players accumulated 47 points from the 6th place finish of “Young Money”, Kyle Larson.
Our resident concierge, Carlton The Doorman, fared very well at Kansas adding 41 points to his first segment tally when “Blazingly Bad” Brad Keselowski was the second cr to take the checkered flag.
The Mother and son tandem of Zee, aka Sissy and Skid-Marc were cheering very loudly for “The Closer”, Kevin Harvick. Each received 38 points when the checkered flag flew at Kansas.
Rounding out the top five scorers are a gaggle of seven players! Included in that huge group are Cole The Redneck Understudy, Jeremy The Coach, Jerry The Buschwacker, Linda The Cookie Mom, Snoopy Dawn, Bobby Blue Crush and lastly Leon Your Most Humble Sheriff. Even though all seven players were awarded 28 points, that score came to these players via three different drivers. The Redneck Understudy, The Cookie Mom and Blue Crush received their points from Clint Bowyer’s 9th place finish. Snoopy Dawn’s points came via Kasey Kahne’s 15th place finish. While The Buschwacker, The Coach and Your Most Humble Sheriff all were riding shotgun with Matt Kenseth.
This week two thirds, 14 players, exchanged places with each other on the leaderboard. Only Your Most Humble Sheriff, The Cookie Mom, Skid-Marc, The Buschwacker, Sissy, Rudy, The Church Forecloser and The Gandy Candy Man remained in their previous positions after Kansas.
The biggest movers this week were David The Mudslinging Throttle Jockey and Bernie The Bay Area Bandit. The Mudslinger catapulted up the scoring pylon four (4) places to land in 11th place. The Bay Area Bandit slithered down the leaderboard four (4) places to sit now in 18th spot.
Dan the Numbers Dude climbed a little further away from the bottom of the barrel by moving up three (3) places to rest in 15th.
There is a trio of players who shifted two spots Saturday night. The Quilt Angel continued her march up towards the top by moving up two (2) positions to sit in 8th place. Conversely A&M Aggie Sue and Chiefy slid down two (2) steps to sit now in 5th and 10th places, respectively.
The remaining seven players either moved up or down one spot this week.
Looking at the leaderboard, with just one race left on this segment, shows that there are still some races within the race to garner some of the BIG segment money! Likewise, there is still a battle brewing within the scoring pylon for many positions!
Straight From The Crapper
The “Crappiest Pick of The Week” goes to Carole, aka Rudy who accumulated just one (1) point for Kansas! Additionally our man Doug The Gandy Candy Man remains entrenched in “The Outhouse” once again this week.
Next week is the All-Star race, which is basically a week off before the big Coca Cola 600 on Memorial Day Weekend.
Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers out there!
On a personal note, I don’t think that I have won a segment, at least not in recent memory. With just one race to go I may be the segment #1 winner, if I don’t crash and burn! It looks like I could be “working on a dream”!
TIL NEXT TIME,PULL YOUR GLOVES UP, FLIP YOR VISOR DOWN, AND LET’S GO RACIN’!