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Drivers still concerned, but bumping down in Duels

Updated: February 17, 2006, 10:38 PM ET
By Rupen Fofaria | Special to ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- For all the fuss kicked up over the practice of "bump drafting" at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday afternoon's Duel 150 qualifying races were relatively calm and far from the dangerous conditions NASCAR's Nextel Cup champion predicted could take a driver's life in Sunday's Daytona 500.

Bump drafting is where a trailing car will slam into the back of a car ahead of it in an effort to give the lead car a shove and in hopes that the draft created between their ...

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