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NASCAR: Will It Ever Improve?

TALLADEGA, AL - APRIL 26:  Carl Edwards, climbs from the #99 Claritin Ford, after suffering damage at the conclusion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 26, 2009 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Andrew NasonContributor IApril 28, 2009

I am going to keep this short, sweet, and to the point.

NASCAR would be wise to take restrictor plates off of the cars because of three reasons:

-Much faster speeds (200+ mph)
-Save a driver from getting killed
-Save fans from getting killed by flying debris

 

Why NASCAR won't:

For the driver's "safety."
Restrictor plates equal big wrecks. People LOVE big wrecks, which means more money for NASCAR, which makes them selfish.

 

Look. Personally, I think it would be beneficial for NASCAR to let them race without the restrictor plates. I would pick somebody's safety over money any day. But, if NASCAR feels otherwise, then that makes them especially greedy and inconsiderate.

Andrew Nason, Contributor

 

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