This is 'My Take'. My feelings, my observations and most importantly my opinions which are being shared with you, the reader.
After twenty six years as a journalist covering the NASCAR circuit I
have spent the better part of this year splitting time between NASCAR
and NHRA events. It has been the best year. There is excitement at an
NHRA event which doesn't exist in the NASCAR world, at this time, at
least for me.
What does exist at both events are fans, rabid fans who love their
sport but also love to complain about their sport. Complaining can be
good, when there is something to complain about.
For example, some fans like to complain that John Force and his teams
get too much attention. Yes, they get a lot of attention, at least John
and Ashley always seem to be in the spotlight. What do you expect? One
is a 14-time National champion with over 1000 round wins while the
other is, at least when in a race car, a chip off the old block.