well... how will the young mr finger do this evening at duck river ?? ill venture my guess at provisional , if there are enough cars that show
lucas oil latemodel mr provisional
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Posted 02 April 2017 - 06:46 PM
I think we all wish we were in his shoes for 1 yr. After re evaluating how that 1 yr went, most people would walk away and say we need to focus on more local or regional stuff to try to get better! Not do it again and make a fool out of our selves!
Posted 02 April 2017 - 07:29 PM
a lot of $$$$ wasted traveling to be marginally competitive... plenty of closer tracks to get your skills on that are closer...
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:00 PM
If anyone goes to the lucas race at sharon. Open your ears and listen to his motor compared to the rest of the lucas travelers. The kid is racing well. Come slick track time he is holding his own. He just doesn't have the motor to qualify well and has to start close to the rear of every heat race. It has to be frustrating as hell knowing your horses and there horses are not even close. You can talk about it as long as you want, but, if he and his dad are happy. Good for them. Quality time spent, and that can be worth more than any purse.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:03 PM
All you people a joke. Chub has used his share of provisionals in the past,
but no threads about that. If he has one to use, he gonna use it. Blame Lucas Oil for him making races you don't think he zhould. It's their rules.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:10 PM
Based on whos availible to use when needed, yes. Read the rules, Dick.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:12 PM
Chub is a national champion of a lot of races. You got to be kidding me if you want to compare Colton to chub. This topic has hit an all-time low.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:23 PM
Not comparing anybody. Provisionals given to series guys who need them. Past record doesn't matter.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:25 PM
That is correct drivers who need them should get a provisional granted they were getting to the track late, or caught up in a wreck, or else had something happened to him. One should not follow a series just because they can rely on a provisional to get every race. This is exactly what they are doing knowing they will never have a shot to make a race unless there is under 24 cars. Look at tonight 26 cars I believe and he still cannot make the race on his own.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:34 PM
So you should be blaming LODLMS instead of a kid that is just taking advantage of the situation. He didn't make the rule.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:48 PM
The rule was put in place for teams that had an off night not to be taken advantage of every single race of the full season schedule. I think everybody would agree if you will go ask all the drivers that follow the tour.
Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:53 PM
Very simple!!! There should be a limit to the number of provisionals a driver can use in a season!! And that has to be up to Lucas!! I think the WoO has such a rule, but not really sure.
Posted 03 April 2017 - 07:26 AM
WOO Sprints have just so many provisionals, not sure about LM..
Posted 03 April 2017 - 05:00 PM
Can you feel the love!
On a less personal note, is it just me or are firesuits starting to look like Underoo's for older boys????
Edited by BUTTBEAK, 03 April 2017 - 05:00 PM.
Posted 03 April 2017 - 06:04 PM
and when has chub used a provisional in 80% of a seasons races ??? none im aware ..
Posted 03 April 2017 - 09:21 PM
The Lucas provisional is a reward for loyalty, much like those in the WoO. I remember when Jordan Yaggy was getting into almost every race with a provisional. The series want to reward those who follow the whole tour, because without these provisionals, folks like Flinner couldn't afford to run the whole series. I'm sure Lucas wants to see their car counts as high as possible.
Posted 04 April 2017 - 05:52 AM
If they want to see their car count as high as possible why not just add 5 more provisionals and make a bigger field. And then they can hand out participation trophies to every single driver that did not win!
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