Kyle Busch won the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Doesn’t that just tick you off?
Well, I can tell you one good thing those unsold NASCAR tickets are doing: I get to pick where I sit at the track! Even on Sunday.
I wasn’t surprised to see the No. 24 lead (Jeff Gordon’s been doing that a lot, lately.) But I didn’t jump off the couch in hope that today would be the day.
Finally, tires squeal and the poor guy gets his car moving. Everybody in the stands cheers. NO YELLOW FLAG!
It appears NASCAR has finally rediscovered the magic restrictor plate/stock car/pavement combination needed to provide the best in bump drafting.
Did you see that? Such is the question you often pose to your co-worker around the water cooler. If you’re a NASCAR fan, usually no qualifier is required as in, “Could you believe what Kyle did?” or “What else do you expect from Jimmie?” Those of us who are tuned into our sport already know …
OK, Larry Mac. You’ve got the smarts. You’ve got the experience. And you have that familiar twang that I lovingly associate with real down-home NASCAR.
On Saturday, April 3, New Hampshire Motor Speedway invited its ticket holders to an open house called The Fantasy Drive.
The bump n’ run. It’s classic. The Cup boys are beating up some short track and come the very last lap, the leader appears to be in somebody else’s way.
For years, I have watched NASCAR don the hat of arbitrator in similar clashes as the Edwards/Keselowski fiasco. I often sneered when penalties were handed down.
What silly things get done simply because it is somebody else’s bright idea? In NASCAR, there’s a multitude of items that fit into this category.
NASCAR doesn’t need the extra income and New Hampshire Motor Speedway doesn’t need a casino.