Caution By Computer

Another good race is in the can.

Nascar appears to be developing a programmable caution system. It’s obviously in the early stages. This had to be the first time their was a caution due to an inadvertent caution.

Like the 24 of years ago, the more yellows the better for the 48. Unfortunately it works just the opposite now for the 24.

Did we catch Mike Joy watching Olympic hockey during the race? Considering the overnight ratings, he wasn’t alone.

Thanks, Mr. Jake Elder, for your contributions to the sport.

Carroll and Kim – quite a team.

2.29.76: At the Rock with Dave Marcis on pole, Richard Petty lapping the field twice, and Bill Elliott in his first race, Bobby Allison – with his eye out of its socket – said his car didn’t handle worth a darn upside down.

If Ned were in the booth, we’d know what’s going on with Cecil Gordon.

Ref:, Greg Fielden’s “Forty Years of Stock Car Racing”, Richard Sowers’ “The Complete Statistical History of Stock-Car Racing”.

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