Fuel strategy is part of racing and the American Ethanol marketing folks should jump on this opportunity. But that scenario can get old pretty fast. Indeed, the next 2 or 3 races lend themselves to such a gambit. Beware.
That was a surprisingly decent Kansas race, even without the fuel drama.
Imagine the hubbub when the casino opens. We all know how much gamblers prefer to be outdoors for 5 or 6 hours instead of the air conditioned sports book area with comp drinks. For my original take on the subject, go here.http://gofastturnleftraceshoptours.com/?m=200912
Once again, my favorite time of the Nascar season is upon us. Fox turns over the reins to someone else.
How about the attendance at ?Chicagoland? on Saturday? I think there were more people getting paid to be there than sitting in the stands. I don?t think you can blame it on the 15 minute storm. Apparently a stand alone Nationwide event is not a good idea in Joliet.
OK. Here?s what I believe. At the moment the 88 did a partial spin ? with not another car in sight ? the race director fell asleep and hit his head on the caution button. That?s the only explanation I can come up with.
Kenny Bruce of SceneDaily has a tongue-in-cheek list of the top ten comments overheard at Kansas. You can read it here.http://www.scenedaily.com/news/articles/sprintcupseries/Kenny_Bruces_Top_10_Comments_overheard_during_wild_weekend_at_Kansas_Speedway.html