Does the lastplace team in any other sport play an inning or two, play a quarter, or a period and then give up? "Start and park" teams do a disservice to the fans, NASCAR, and themselves. Tree huggers, who get greener racecars due to the reduction in fuel consumption. [...] the fans, who will get more beating and banging. Mile tracks are a lot better suited to these cars, in my opinion.
The Editors are not bound to agree with readers’ opinions RACER welcomes your letters, if sent via U.S. Mail or e-mailed to email@example.com. We don’t like faxes, though – and why would you fax, anyway? It’s a nasty habit. Park “start and parkers” I also think it’s a positive for other hand, the media could do a It’s time for NASCAR to end “start and park” teams. It’s been said that WRITE NOW each series. Getting stars from other places involved keeps things better job of putting things said in the heat of the moment in their these teams are in the “business” of from getting stale and might make proper perspective. F1 doesn’t need racing. But they are only ﬁeld people who tend to focus on just this kind of phony excitement. ﬁllers. If they are in the “business” of If you grab the “most one type of racing take notice that Ben Berrenson Dallas, Texas racing and they cannot compete in entertaining” letter slot in the there’s a lot more to enjoy. NASCAR maybe they need to get into September 2010 issue of RACER, Bucky Soles Albany, N.Y. Soft on Loudon another line of business. we’ll send you an HPI Blitz radio I was glad to hear that IndyCar is I know of no other series that control off-road truck.. HPI’s This week’s melodrama going back to New Hampshire next renowned strength and allows this practice. Does the last- Formula 1 is having another great year – a courageous act by a league durability make the Blitz place team in any other sport play an season, but the media is determined that has given away too many oval friendly for the R/C newcomer inning or two, play a quarter, or a or the skilled competitor. to push the racing into the venues in search of the quick buck period and then give up? “Start and So get writing! background and focus on trumped- from street circuits. I know they had park” teams do a disservice to the www.hpiracing.com. up melodrama. Last month it was their problems drawing a crowd, fans, NASCAR, and themselves. Webber and Vettel crashing into but I think Bruton Smith and his MAIL TO RACER LETTERS Michael White Evergreen Park, Ill. each other in Turkey, which the team have shown they know how to 16842 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 125, Irvine, CA 92606, or e-mail to internet experts tried to blow up promote races, and I’m conﬁdent Legends in his own mind firstname.lastname@example.org into a dark conspiracy. Now it’s they will get the word out. NASCAR’s Sprint Cup kit car, follow- Alonso and “safety-car-gate.” Yes, I know a lot of fans would rather Jimmie series has an opportunity to Alonso was understandably upset see IndyCar back at Michigan and make an improvement. Replace the And lastly, the fans, who will about getting the short end of the California but, to my mind, the current car with Legends kit cars. get more beating and banging. stick, and the next thing you know races there with the IRL spec cars The beneﬁts would be to: Why not? Everyone wins. the whole race is overshadowed. were pretty dull. Mile tracks are a Car owners, via reduce
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