Those two things struck me as more than a bit inconsistent.
Fans don’t seem to be buying into the hype either. Phoenix Speedway removed all of the backstretch stands and still could only halfway fill the main grandstand yesterday, and the turn four hillside, which used to be a popular viewing spot and drew a big crowd, was completely empty. Yikes.
There was a nice piece in the San Bernadino paper, written by a healthcare writer rather than by a sports writer, about the California Speedway which hosts NASCAR next weekend. It goes on a great length about what a wonderful money maker it is for the region and shows a picture of full stands in 2014. Well, it shows the portion of the stands that was full in 2014. It doesn't show the larger portion of the stands in 2014 that was closed off.
To satisfy your craving for Danica news, she started 25th and finished 22nd. That progress was somewhat less than meets the eye, since
I watch this stuff so that you don’t have to.
So six cars dropped out and she moved up three places? The immediate implication of that is she is a poor driver. But I don't even watch NASCAR, so what do I know? Thanks for your service on that, BTW....ReplyDelete