Is NASCAR's new green-white-checkered flag finish rule a good thing? No

Crossman, Matt
August 2004
Sporting News;8/9/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 32, p10
The article reports that NASCAR wants to be a real sport, it has to come up with real rules. If NASCAR can be bullied into allowing green-white-checkered finishes because fans demand them, then NASCAR might as well crown Dale Earnhardt champion right now. Under a green-white-checkered finish format, there's no telling how long a race will be. Listen to Rusty Wallace talk about riding in a helicopter to a hospital because of a crash during the free-for-all of a late-race restart.


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