I think the penalty we saw go against Carl Edwards on Saturday night in Richmond was right there on the edge.
The penalty came late in the race, when NASCAR flagged Edwards for jumping the restart. That cost him a shot at the win in a race where he had led more than 200 laps.
Now we felt pretty confident of what we were saying Saturday evening on air when this happened, because we have had a lot of conversations this year with NASCAR about restarts.
Our NASCAR on FOX team meets with NASCAR every race-day morning of a Cup event. It's a way to discuss issues or questions that either side might have. We were pretty clear about where the restart area was Saturday night and I think the aerial shot we had is the smoking gun in Carl's case.
In the case of Saturday's race at Richmond International Raceway, there are two different ways the restart area is marked for the drivers to see. There are lines on the wall the drivers can use for reference, plus there is essentially a box down on ...