NASCAR Race Weekend Central

What’s the Call? Jacques Villeneuve – Boom Or Bust?

Today’s Question: On Friday, Bill Davis Racing announced Canadian Jacques Villeneuve will drive for the team in the Craftsman Truck Series, with an eye towards bringing the former Formula One star into Cup full-time by February, 2008. Can Villeneuve follow in Juan Pablo Montoya’s footsteps and succeed in Nextel Cup – or will the open wheeler be destined for failure in his transition to American stock car racing?

What’s the Call: Are the Penalties Against Jeff Gordon & Jimmie Johnson’s Teams Too Severe?

Today’s Question: Earlier this week, NASCAR came down hard on the No. 24 and No. 48 teams for failing pre-race inspection at Infineon Raceway due to fenders that fell outside Car of Tomorrow specifications, penalties were given out. Did the sport come down too hard on this one? Or did both teams get exactly what they deserved for breaking the rules?

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