NASCAR goes west --

NASCAR goes west --

There are 4 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Sep 28, 2007, titled NASCAR goes west -- In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

What in the name of Junior Johnson is going on here? NASCAR has been a sport primar- ily dominated by drivers from the Deep South, such as the Petty family from North Carolina and the "Alabama gang" consisting ...

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#1 Sep 28, 2007
Hey let's look at something about NASCAR. As you see now NASCAR has just one thing in mind and that's to make all the money they can. The took the race the Sour then 500 on Labor Day away from SC and move it to CA. They do not tell you that the race in CA was not sold out like the races held in the South. Darlington race way is not Owen by NASCAR and so they can’t tell the owners what to do and this not NASCAR way. They make rules as they go just because they feel need when a crew chief finds away to make the car run better. Then they take a rule and change it to suit them. The better way to say that the people of NASCAR are stupid and they think if anyone finds a better way then what NASCAR thinks then it must be cheating. You see what happen when a driver or owner make a statement that NASCAR does not like they will place unjust expection and if they can’t find anything they will change the rules just to make it fit. NASCAR is pushing for control on all cars by controlling the shocks, springs, the body shape, and the running gear on the track so all the cars have turn up the same RPM. This is away to keep the engine running at the same RPM. If your engine puts out more HP the change gear keeps the engine running at a higher RPM. If the HP is 50 to 75 more HP then put a higher gear your speed would be faster. Spec Cars.

Norfolk, VA

#2 Oct 3, 2007
I think you might need to read more about how a Racecar is built how it is constructed the engine is built and so forth take the time on a sat. afternoon and visit Langley Speedway and visit the pits for only 30.00 ask ? you will be told any answers you need to know and you will be simply be in awe as to how a car is built and run. it may not be a Nextel cup *SPRINT CUP CAR IN "08" BUT a late model car is close enough to the real thing I know I have been there for 16 years as a Nascar crew member...


Since: Oct 07

Newport News VA

#3 Oct 3, 2007
What a shame to take NASCAR out West. It was born on dirt tracks in the South. Shoot they can't even sell out the races in CA, but just try to get tickets to one in the South or a room to stay in once you get to the races if you have to travel. We have standing tickets to several races and standing reservations and if we can't go we sell the tickets and cancel the room and re-book for the next race. NASCAR is screwing the pooch on this one.

Saint Louis, MO

#4 Oct 3, 2007
I hope it keeps going too, right into the ocean and off my TV and Radio.

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