“Ten years ago I wouldn’t be standing here.”
That was Martin Truex Jr. after his wreck in April 2011 at Martinsville.
After that quote, why in the world would NASCAR consider sanctioning a race where SAFER barriers were not in place?
Well, per a report by Racin’ Today, the Camping World Truck Series is.
Could someone please tell me what the upside is in this?
So, in your No. 3 series, which creates very little national attention when everything goes right, you’re going to create a situation which might be the No. 1 story in the country when something goes wrong?
Sunday in the Chase race at Chicagoland, Jeff Gordon suffered a stuck throttle, the same thing that Truex suffered at Martinsville. Said struck throttle was the same thing that killed Adam Petty and Kenny Irwin Jr. at New Hampshire within a two-month span in 2000, a year before Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s death at Daytona.
As dangerous as superspeedways like Daytona are, New Hampshire is a one-mile short track. According to the Rac...