Skip to comments.NEW QUALIFYING FOR COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD UNVEILED
Posted on 01/22/2014 3:30:59 PM PST by Yogafist
In a move aimed toward enhancing the fan experience watching at the track and at home, NASCAR has announced a new group qualifying format for its three national series that is more compelling, more closely emulates actual on-track competition and underlines the sport's on-going commitment to innovation.
(Excerpt) Read more at nascar.com ...
Girls racing around the track?
So NASCAR is adopting knockout qualifying...
And knowing them, their color commentators will talk about what a tremendous innovation NASCAR has brought to racing, while completely ignoring that it’s been used by F1 and IndyCar for the last several seasons.
“Girls racing around the track?”
Well, they’ve got a girl on the track now, but I’m not sure I’d call what she does out there racing...
Knockout qualifying is much more interesting than one car runs.
Additional comment: from the report, there will be pack drafting qualifying at Talladegah and Daytona for the 400.