At Bristol Motor Speedway, there's a fine line between racing and wrecking.
During qualifying on Friday, Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson both found out what happens when that line is crossed.
Johnson spun but recovered to qualify 13th. Busch also lost it on his first lap, turned the car around to start the lap over and then spun again on his second attempt. Consequently, Busch will start 43rd on Saturday night -- and have to battle on a one-groove track to salvage a decent finish.
For Busch, who has five wins in 17 starts at Thunder Valley, that might not be as daunting a task as one might expect. Particularly since "Rowdy" fought back from 38th three years ago to finish ninth.
But that was before last summer, when Bristol ground down the top lane of the track -- and made it the preferred and only line around the track.
"This race can get kind of crazy, and it seems like everybody is running the top groove around the high side like we did last year in the night race," Martin True...