*10.* Home Depot really needed Joey Logano to win a race.
*9.* NASCAR looked at the schedule and decided there weren’t enough 1.5-mile racetracks. And since they are called “cookie” cutters… who doesn’t like cookies!
*8.* Brian France figured he could stick it to the folks at Indianapolis even more by taking their fans away.
*7.* Only a state without a stock car race would pay the exorbitant sanctioning fees that NASCAR wanted.
*6.* Bruton sent Brian France authentic Kentucky bourbon as a bribe.
*5.* NASCAR is trying to get their appeal to the redneck demographic back up.
*4.* Even Brian France had to admit racing at California was the worst thing the schedule had to offer.
*3.* Just another trial balloon to see if rural race tracks will work before they give a date to Iowa.
*2.* Another way to ensure a Cup race would not return to Rockingham or North Wilkesboro any time soon.
*1.* After two weeks of beatin’, bangin’, mayhem, chaos, and racing, it’s time to get back to our roots of calm, orderly, processional, single-file competition at a snoozer of a racetrack.
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