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Zucker wants to reconfigure Auto Club Speedway into restrictor-plate track

Updated: February 26, 2008, 9:05 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Gillian Zucker, president of Auto Club Speedway, believes reconfiguring the 2-mile Fontana, Calif., oval into a restrictor-plate track is an idea worth considering seriously.

"I love it," Zucker said Tuesday. "It's a game-changer. Michael Waltrip told me his idea about it Saturday night. It was funny at first, but I thought, 'Sure. Why not?' "

Restrictor plates, flat pieces of metal with small holes that are placed over the carburetors, reduce horsepower and slow down the cars. ...

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