Jack Brothers wants to know, “Wasn’t there a NASCAR race in Kentucky some years back? Any details?”
We’ve all seen things at the track, in the pits or on the track, that made us shake our heads and say “Did I really just see that?!?” or “What the hell?”
Regular readers of this and the old Driven to the Past column will recall the story of the day Earl Baltes almost got run over at Dayton.
Josh asked if I thought NASCAR would approve a race featuring cars and trucks together on the same track if it was a charity event.
Only one inquiry this week, from Fritz in North Carolina. “What’s your take on the Kyle Busch/Richard Childress dust up and NASCAR’s handling of it?”
As you were a flagman for so many years, I’d like your take on the last-lap situations at the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600
Angie in Kentucky comments on the fact that so many short tracks are experiencing difficulties and wants to know what can be done about it.
George B. from Amarillo, Texas wants to know: What do you think about NASCAR announcing that pit officials will remain with their cars longer in the future?
The story goes that Dick Trickle’s guys actually swapped the engine on the way to the race on an open hauler.
No questions this week, so we’ll do some more driving to the past with a couple of recollections.
NASCAR’s rules mean whatever NASCAR says they mean. And there are times when some very interesting rule interpretations are applied.
“I know NASCAR used to have a rule that the winner of a race had to cross the finish line without help. With the tandem racing, what about that rule?