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When the going gets weird, Lowe's is often the place

When the going gets weird in NASCAR, Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., is often the site. Ryan McGee runs down the five strangest moments at the storied track.

Originally Published: September 27, 2007
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

Ah, yes. Race week at Lowe's Motor Speedway. That can mean only one thing to you and me -- total mind-bending "Twilight Zone" weirdness. After all, this is the track where president/promoter Humpy Wheeler has recreated the invasion of Grenada in the infield grass, unleashed a car-eating robot named Robosaurus, and once predicted the winner of the All-Star Challenge by having a guy named The Regurgitator swallow a bowl of die-cast race cars and then vomit them up in the order of finish.

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