Any Nascar fans out there? Post Up... - Page 15 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Racing Discussions > General Racing Chat

General Racing Chat Use this Forum to discuss everything from launching off the line and four wheel drifts, to telling your favorite race tale. (Posting Rules)

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-25-2013, 11:09 AM   #141
felixthecat
w/ my magic bag
 
felixthecat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Fan#: 80663
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: '05 Silver Sport Technologies

Posts: 11,043
Points 12,340, Level 72
Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72
Level Up 73% Completed
Level up: 73% Level up: 73% Level up: 73%
Forum Activity 99%
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
FF Reputation: 65 felixthecat Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Yeah, it was pretty boring watching them ride around on the outside this time. These new Gen6 cars are pretty aero sensitive, making them hard to pass & push another car. And they really dance around alot. So we're back to pack racing= ok, nascar make it easier for them to pass then. Idk, if you guys remember when nascar had the teams put a air deflecter on their roofs above the window, 'bout 5-6'' tall, 'bout 10 or so yrs ago, just on the 2 big tracks. I'm not saying to go back to that. It just seems like your there watching for the big one= wreck & the pit stops. Then you get down to the last 20-30 laps, to see how the race unfolds.
__________________
Introduce Mr. Torsen to the mixBigger brakes then you- D23 crew- D-Tech- Sedan Revolution= #131
felixthecat is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-25-2013, 10:19 PM   #142
indy_11
Panamasian
 
indy_11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 81404
Location: Norfolk, VA
What I Drive: 2011 Blue Flame SES

Posts: 2,581
FF Reputation: 7 indy_11 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
they need to make the spoilers bigger. they probably wouldn't wobble around so much in the rear but it's whatever i guess. I know NASCAR is all about the fans, but i'd rather watch for good racing, not crashes like every other fan out there.
__________________
2011 Blue Flame Focus SES #011
December 2011 ROTM Winner! :)
I always take a poo before driving to reduce weight and increase performance
you tell me your auto is fun to drive, I laugh in your face.
indy_11 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-26-2013, 07:34 AM   #143
02fordsvt
Meh.
 
02fordsvt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Fan#: 84654
Location: Lowville, NY
What I Drive: 2002 SVT, 2001 SE (Rusty)

Posts: 9,810
Points 55,816, Level 100
Points: 55,816, Level: 100 Points: 55,816, Level: 100 Points: 55,816, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 12%
Activity: 12% Activity: 12% Activity: 12%
FF Reputation: 49 02fordsvt Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
It was a live and learn race for NASCAR. No one knew what the racing would be like before the event, and now that they know, I'm sure some meaningful changes can be made.
__________________
Hatch Nation #13 : Rally Revolution #13 : ROTM Jan '13
It's Bryan, not Brian
RSVT-170 Build in Progress
Derusting Rusty Build in Progress
02fordsvt is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-26-2013, 01:02 PM   #144
felixthecat
w/ my magic bag
 
felixthecat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Fan#: 80663
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: '05 Silver Sport Technologies

Posts: 11,043
Points 12,340, Level 72
Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72
Level Up 73% Completed
Level up: 73% Level up: 73% Level up: 73%
Forum Activity 99%
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
FF Reputation: 65 felixthecat Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by 02fordsvt View Post
It was a live and learn race for NASCAR. No one knew what the racing would be like before the event, and now that they know, I'm sure some meaningful changes can be made.
Nascar saw what happenned in practice sessions & could of changed or tweek the aero package. Look how nascar changed the cooling package yrs ago, when the teams spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on cooling systems to be able to push another car around w/o issues. Hendrick/RCR/Roush spent over 100.000 to do that & nascar cut the cool cap. down & had a blow off valve at 30-32 lbs. It would have been great if the drivers could get out & pass. Pack racing is great, but I like the old sling shot pass. Yeah, Earnhart Jr did pass a few cars on the last lap. You guys did see how those cars were dancing around in the draft. The way there are now, It does put it in the drivers hands= car control. I guess= I like the passing= slicing & dicing.
__________________
Introduce Mr. Torsen to the mixBigger brakes then you- D23 crew- D-Tech- Sedan Revolution= #131
felixthecat is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-02-2013, 10:32 PM   #145
felixthecat
w/ my magic bag
 
felixthecat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Fan#: 80663
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: '05 Silver Sport Technologies

Posts: 11,043
Points 12,340, Level 72
Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72
Level Up 73% Completed
Level up: 73% Level up: 73% Level up: 73%
Forum Activity 99%
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
FF Reputation: 65 felixthecat Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Kyle Bushe won the Nationwide race today at Phoenix.
__________________
Introduce Mr. Torsen to the mixBigger brakes then you- D23 crew- D-Tech- Sedan Revolution= #131
felixthecat is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-12-2013, 07:24 PM   #146
indy_11
Panamasian
 
indy_11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 81404
Location: Norfolk, VA
What I Drive: 2011 Blue Flame SES

Posts: 2,581
FF Reputation: 7 indy_11 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
So. How do you all feel about this whole Denny Hamlin thing?
__________________
2011 Blue Flame Focus SES #011
December 2011 ROTM Winner! :)
I always take a poo before driving to reduce weight and increase performance
you tell me your auto is fun to drive, I laugh in your face.
indy_11 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-12-2013, 08:27 PM   #147
Sonic_HedgeHog
Sonic Mk3 Crew #00
 
Sonic_HedgeHog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Fan#: 50003
Location: Albuquerque, NM
What I Drive: '12 Sterling Focus SE 5dr Sport Pkg

Posts: 13,496
Points 124,710, Level 100
Points: 124,710, Level: 100 Points: 124,710, Level: 100 Points: 124,710, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 19 Sonic_HedgeHog Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I think it's BS... He wasn't overly critical or negative
__________________
Hatch Nation #156. Sonic's Mk3 Crew Founder and #00
Moderator: DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance, ST Performance, MK3 Focus, SW Fanatics, Sonic's MK3 Crew
Sonic_HedgeHog is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-12-2013, 08:28 PM   #148
Sonic_HedgeHog
Sonic Mk3 Crew #00
 
Sonic_HedgeHog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Fan#: 50003
Location: Albuquerque, NM
What I Drive: '12 Sterling Focus SE 5dr Sport Pkg

Posts: 13,496
Points 124,710, Level 100
Points: 124,710, Level: 100 Points: 124,710, Level: 100 Points: 124,710, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 19 Sonic_HedgeHog Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I bought some cool memorabilia off of eBay...

__________________
Hatch Nation #156. Sonic's Mk3 Crew Founder and #00
Moderator: DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance, ST Performance, MK3 Focus, SW Fanatics, Sonic's MK3 Crew
Sonic_HedgeHog is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-12-2013, 08:43 PM   #149
indy_11
Panamasian
 
indy_11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 81404
Location: Norfolk, VA
What I Drive: 2011 Blue Flame SES

Posts: 2,581
FF Reputation: 7 indy_11 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (4)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic_HedgeHog View Post
I bought some cool memorabilia off of eBay...

nice

but really. he didn't say anything wrong. And everyone knows that these cars are unpassable, just look at the daytona race. it was boring. all he really said was that they were back to wear they started with the gen 5 car and it will improve...c'mon NASCAR.
__________________
2011 Blue Flame Focus SES #011
December 2011 ROTM Winner! :)
I always take a poo before driving to reduce weight and increase performance
you tell me your auto is fun to drive, I laugh in your face.
indy_11 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-12-2013, 09:46 PM   #150
felixthecat
w/ my magic bag
 
felixthecat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Fan#: 80663
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: '05 Silver Sport Technologies

Posts: 11,043
Points 12,340, Level 72
Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72 Points: 12,340, Level: 72
Level Up 73% Completed
Level up: 73% Level up: 73% Level up: 73%
Forum Activity 99%
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
FF Reputation: 65 felixthecat Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic_HedgeHog View Post
I think it's BS... He wasn't overly critical or negative
Thats what I thought too. BS ^^^^^^^^^^^^
__________________
Introduce Mr. Torsen to the mixBigger brakes then you- D23 crew- D-Tech- Sedan Revolution= #131
felixthecat is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:19 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat