Found February 24, 2013 on Fan View Point:
The dominance of the top groove creates some seriously boring racing at Daytona. NASCAR of late has had a problem filling the stands at tracks around the country. The bloom is off the rose, so to speak. Today's Daytona 500 will not help sell the product. Jimmie Johnson held off Dale Earnhardt, Mark Martin, Brad Keselowski and Ryan Newman in one of the most boring Daytona 500's in some time. Even an attempt by FOX to hype up Danica Patrick couldn't help, as driver's opted to drive the new GEN-6 car around the top groove instead of side by side. Any attempt by drivers to drop down generally resulted in the lower line backing up. The result was a long line of single file, nap inducing, 195 mph parade that resembled ball bearings spinning around inside a big salad bowl. To say that there was very little passing is an  understatement."You know, one of the things that made it hard to pass was nobody, they wouldn't get organized on the bottom. I think you could be...
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