Why do Cup teams make one-race driver switch?

Jun 20, 2008 Full story: www.scenedaily.com

SONOMA, Calif. Race fans see them every year, road-course "ringers" who show up to take the place of fulltime NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers whenever the series competes at Infineon and Watkins Glen.

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#1 Jun 20, 2008
It's the smartest thing they can do to get the points up. Some drivers can't do road races well so I would think they would be relieved in a way or maybe not.

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