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Negotiations can be a distraction for drivers

There are 4 comments on the ESPN story from Jul 4, 2008, titled Negotiations can be a distraction for drivers. In it, ESPN reports that:

Although the silly season can be fun for fans, negotiating contract extensions or new deals during the racing season can be a major distraction for the drivers involved.

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San Antonio, TX

#1 Jul 4, 2008
Stewrat screwed his season up by playing games all year.

Fort Wayne, IN

#2 Jul 4, 2008
Deadwire wrote:
Stewrat screwed his season up by playing games all year.
Just how exactly is Tony the blame for 2 encounters with Elliott Sadler, 2 encounters with Kevin Harvick, and the weather in NH last week? That accounts for about 1/3 of the races this season. I'd say wrong place-wrong time - but you don't put yourself in the position intentionally!

When Tony won the championship in 2005, his first win came at Infineon. Unfortunately, because of incident caused by Harvick, Tony will have to make his first trip to VL later this year. He tried again last week, but the race was called early due to a rainstorm.

I agree Tony's contract negotiations are frustrating to the 20 team (and all their fans). But, I think they are focused on race day, and I just don't buy your comment that Tony is screwing up this year.

San Antonio, TX

#3 Jul 4, 2008

Harmonsburg, PA

#4 Jul 5, 2008
Shaddup, Wayde.

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