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Is it time for NASCAR to consider midweek races?

Updated: July 10, 2013, 1:42 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ahhh, the dog days of summer -- and those nights when there's nothing exciting on television.

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon believes auto racing could fill that void. Gordon grew up in the "Thursday Night Thunder" era when he raced at tracks that hosted USAC races across the country that were televised on ESPN2.

NASCAR doesn't venture into that territory with the elite Sprint Cup Series, but the addition of Eldora Speedway to the Truck Series will mark three ...

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