Another great race is in the can.
Apparently not all the new fathers/drivers are telling the truth when they say they have a new perspective on life and priorities.
Given all the circumstances, the 99’s action was the epitome of selfishness. I believe it’s wrong to blame Robin Pemberton’s “have at it” statement. It in no way should be considered contributory. Carl was simply being what Carl is capable of being.
Anyway, great racing. It usually gets better when they race in the heart of Nascar – like this mini-tour of the South/Southeast region.
Best soundbite: (42 spotter or crew chief – I forget which) “You’re faster than anyone behind you”.
3.6.88: At the Rock Neil Bonnett got his final victory.
If Ned were in the booth, we’d know what’s up with Kerry Teague.
Ref: racing-reference.info, Greg Fielden’s “Forty Years of Stock Car Racing”, Richard Sowers’ “The Complete Statistical History of Stock-Car Racing”.