TMR Game 2011 – Week 17

Hello and welcome to TMR Game Week 17.

This post accepts entries for just one race this week:

- F1 Catalunya

At least next week’s scoring will be easy to work out!

The NASCAR ‘All-Star Race’ is a non-championship event and is therefore not eligible for TMRG points, even if it was eligible I’d probably throw it out for changing the rules even more times than I do.

Housekeeping

Each week you pick up to 10 entries with a maximum of 7 of those coming from a single championship. You can have any mix of races from those listed in this post, and you don’t have to use all of them.

See this page for the game rules.

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Scores

Top Tens

Week 16 MotoGP DTM NASCAR Cup
Points Le Mans Zandvoort Dover
1 50 Casey Stoner Mike Rockenfeller Matt Kenseth
2 40 Andrea Dovizioso Bruno Spengler Mark Martin
3 35 Valentino Rossi Martin Tomczyk Marcos Ambrose
4 32 Jorge Lorenzo Jamie Green Kyle Busch
5 30 Marco Simoncelli Timo Scheider Brian Vickers
6 28 Ben Spies Edoardo Mortara Clint Bowyer
7 26 Nicky Hayden Maro Engel Carl Edwards
8 24 Hiroshi Aoyama Mattias Ekstrom Martin Truex Jr
9 22 Hector Barbera Gary Paffett Jimmie Johnson
10 20 Karel Abraham Oliver Jarvis Kevin Harvick

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Scores This Week

Player MotoGP DTM NASCAR Cup Week 16
Pat W 172 129 32 333
The Speedgeek 155 174 0 329
Sebastian X 172 148 0 320
Maverick 167 151 0 318
RubberGoat 172 86 54 312
Jackie 137 126 48 311
Felipe Gana 132 116 54 302
The Crooked Cap 160 94 48 302
Sean 137 116 48 301
Ryan 137 116 48 301
Dylanpt24 171 0 124 295
Jay 172 0 116 288
James 95 116 72 283
Startledbunny 132 94 50 276
No Entry Received: 80% of lowest score
Mike Rice 221

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I congratulate myself! #smugmode

A great week too for The Speedgeek, Sebastian and Maverick.

Somehow picks seem more limited on DTM/MotoGP weeks, despite F1 and IndyCar also only really having 6 or 7 competitive entries capable of winning a given event. Even so, only Speedgeek picked Rockenfeller who scored his first DTM win this weekend.

Pore over the results sheet produced by Sebastian for more info.

Leaderboard

Pos Pre +/- Name Prior Wk 16 Total
1 1 0 Sean 3011 301 3312
2 2 0 Sebastian X 2906 320 3226
3 3 0 RubberGoat 2792 312 3104
4 4 0 Pat W 2749 333 3082
5 5 0 Felipe Gana 2731 302 3033
6 6 0 The Crooked Cap 2693 302 2995
7 7 0 James 2667 283 2950
8 8 0 Startledbunny 2664 276 2940
9 9 0 Dylanpt24 2633 295 2928
10 10 0 Jackie 2600 311 2911
11 11 0 Maverick 2582 318 2900
12 12 0 The Speedgeek 2563 329 2892
13 13 0 Ryan 2540 301 2841
14 14 0 Jay 2467 288 2755
15 15 0 Mike Rice 2106 221 2327

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No position changes this week, however Sebastian makes a gain on Sean and I’ve opened a little gap to Felipe.

Poorer scores for the midfield allowed some of those a little further back to return to the fight, with just 58 points separating 7th from 12th.

Upcoming Races

Just one race this week, scores will be tight so make your picks count.

F1: Spanish Grand Prix, Montmelo, Catalunya

Barcelona is a great city but sadly the races at the Circuit de Catalunya are known to be dire more often than not. Can the Pirellis, KERS and DRS work their magic here and create some close racing? If the DRS zone is on the main straight, seeing how it seems to open up other parts of the track I think we could see a few more moves into La Caixa. www.f1.com

Good luck!

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14 thoughts on “TMR Game 2011 – Week 17

  1. I am picking the top seven from Turkey:

    Sebastian Vettel
    Mark Webber
    Fernando Alonso
    Lewis Hamilton
    Nico Rosberg
    Jenson Button
    Nick Heidfeld

    With four or five definites and not that many maybes, I think duplicate entries are inevitable this week.

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  2. Ooh, only 7 F1 picks eh?

    OK then:
    1. Vettel
    2. Webber
    3. Hamilton
    4. Button
    5. Alonso
    6. Heidfeld
    7. Rosberg

    And that’s basically who I think are the best 7 combinations of car/driver in F1 at the moment…

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  3. Sebastian Vettel
    Mark Webber
    Lewis Hamilton
    Jenson Button
    Fernando Alonso
    Felipe Massa
    Nico Rosberg

    Almost a very lazy pick of the top 7 car numbers! (Sorry Michael… no I’m not really)

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  4. Okay, lets have a think…

    F1: Mark Webber, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso, Nick Heidfeld, Nico Rosberg and Paul di Resta.

    In reality I think one of the Saubers might be up there, but I don’t put bets on my team doing well.

    Also exclusion of Vettel was intentional.

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