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Bruton Smith's nomination long overdue

Updated: April 12, 2013, 12:44 AM ET
By David Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Bruton Smith was in one of the downstairs offices of his Ford dealership two years ago when I asked if fear, jealousy and politics once again played a role in his not being nominated for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

"Probably, probably," the chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc. said with a smile. "Why don't you ask them? You're chicken if you don't."

I did.

And although I didn't get a satisfactory answer, I asked again a year later.

I ...

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