Friday, May 11th, 2007 11:15pm UTC
By Luke, Thunder Lounge
Published on Thunder Lounge.
The question isn’t where Denny is sending the trophy. Like you really needed to ask. VT is a given.
The question isn’t whether Mark would have had a shot, had there been a few more laps or that final caution not come out.
Since NASCAR has decided to police “rough driving”, they have seemed to be a little more lax in the Busch series. With all the beatin’ and bangin’ going on this evening, not that that is a bad thing so follow along, I’m wondering what’s going to be the stance tomorrow night for 500 miles of “dump truck” racing?
Will NASCAR overlook such things as Stewart rubbing Newman until his left rear pops, as they did this evening, or will they call foul? Not saying that Newman was innocent here, or taking Stewart’s side either, but giving an example of some of the rubbing that was going on all night. Not that it should stop. It was refreshing to see some racing, without drivers being called aggressive or getting an opportunity to wave to the crew while passing by at a much reduced speed.
The question being raised is has NASCAR backed off on their aggressiveness, and finally decided to just let these guys get out there and race? I guess that we’ll know that answer some 24 hours from now. In the meantime, here’s to hoping it’s a good show.Read more of this article »