Drivers hope All-Star race lessons learned
The Coca-Cola 600 is a marathon race, and drivers used to worry most about not tiring long after day gave way to night. Last week's Nextel All-Star Challenge, universally used by teams as a practice for the 600-miler, confirmed competitors' worst fears: They still will be talking tire, but not as in fatigue.
The biggest lesson learned from this past weekend's race was that the track and tire combination results in little grip and a so-called chattering issue that have crew chiefs scrambling ...
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