Think about it: they pull five Gs in the corners for hours in a row and speeds of about 220 only inches away from their competitors, and the cars are open-wheeled as well which adds an element of danger.
Get rid of all the toys (traction/launch control, drive by wire, etc.) and let the so called best drivers in the world be drivers and not glorified RC car pilots who happen to be sitting in the seat as the race goes on.
I saw Jesus and he was in turn 1 at Bristol Motor Speedway last Saturday night.
Edwards is moving up in class at the end of the NASCAR season racing in the Busch and Nextel Cup Series races for Roush Racing, the owner of his Superchips Ford in the NCTS.
The race is a happening and not just a motor racing contest. People mill around the Bristol Motor Speedway grounds all day, HOURS before the green flag.