Tire woes leave drivers with helpless feeling
Ask the NASCAR Nextel Cup drivers and, to a man, they'll tell you they preferred the bumpy roads of old to whatever road they traversed on Saturday night at Lowe's Motor Speedway.
Earlier this year, Lowe's president H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler made the decision to shave out the bumps on the 1.5-mile quad-oval track in Concord, N.C.. The result, as fans and racers saw over the weekend, were faster speeds and a Goodyear tire combination that didn't stand a chance.
In all, 16 drivers, including ...
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