7. “It’s frustrating as hell, but NASCAR has to do it to make it a good show for the fans.”
NASCAR itself did not want to levy ANY penalties against anyone! Apparently, they saw the replay without the clouded vision of a legion of whiny fans.
10. Global warming, for causing all those cars to release steam and smoke into the St. Louis atmosphere.
After the race, Brad Keselowski’s father claimed that Carl Edwards “tried to kill my boy, first at Talladega and now here.”
As I reported last year, Sam Russell and Carl Edwards are buddies, pals, friends. Have been since kindergarten.
Should any win in the NASCAR record book ever come with that type of asterisk?
Now that NASCAR has changed those rules, you still ain’t happy? What the hell do you want?
Sunday’s race was won with a bump and run from series champion Jimmie Johnson to Kurt Busch in a classic short track battle. But on Friday, Mark Martin and Jeff Burton both commented that lack of respect on the racetrack is becoming a huge problem in NASCAR, changing how the game is played in a bad way. Are they correct, or were the comments just leftover frustration from a wreck-filled race at Sonoma?
Once NASCAR implemented the Lucky Dog rule, double-file restarts, as they stand today, should have been implemented immediately.
The Nationwide Series just held its first ever race at Road America to mixed reviews. What did you think of the race and does it deserve a return trip in 2011?
10. Co-sponsor Kleenex was filming an in-car commercial to show how effective its product is on tears.
What the hell was up with Jeff Gordon today? He certainly wasn’t making any new friends out there at Sonoma.