NSCR: Daytona Duels

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  1. RhoadsRage

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    Jimmie Johnson wins the first one by 6/1000 of a second over Kevin Harvick. Michael McDowell and Max Papis get the two "transfer" spots and will be in the 500.
     
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    Been watching it on the sling box from my office. Wondering how long Junior will race in this one before falling back like Mark Martin did in the first one.
     
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    Here is my problem with the duals. The TV guys make such a big deal about the final transfer spots, which I understand is a story. But essentially, they waste half of the broadcast breaking down the cars that will finish 37th and 38th on race day. That bugs me every year.
     
  4. RhoadsRage

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    Agree, however, I was/still am pulling for Michael Waltrip to get in because I think he could actually do something.
     
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    Agreed. They also make a big deal out of qualifying when it doesn't really matter where you qualify...with the plate races, you can move up/down 10-15 spots in just a few laps.
     
  6. RhoadsRage

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    Race #2, Kasey Kahne wins by less than 5/100 of a second over Tony Sterwart. Mike Bliss and Scott Speed get the transfer spots. Michael Waltrip gets in on qualifying time. If these 2 races are any indication of the action on Sunday, we should be in for a great race!! Kudos to Nascar for loosening the rules and letting the drivers have more control over what happens.
     
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    Listened to them on the radio at work; sounded like good racing. Looking forward to Sunday.
     

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