Prime example is the Bristol race. Can't find a ticket anywhere for either
Cup race. We had the weekend tix for the spring race in 2001 and the stands
are half-full at best for the Busch race. It was so shocking that I took a
pic of the empty stands because I figured noone back home would believe me.
This was when Harvick was running both series. Kenseth was in race as well.
> > > Some of the Winston guy where not in the Saturday race?
> > > I remember a friend who works at Daytona speedway that a few yrs back
> > > begged some Winston guys to start up there own teams and or to drive
> > > Busch with a team. one reason tickets where not selling, and two no
> > was
> > > watching the races on TV.
> > > So would you watch if a Winston racer was not there?
> > > Cj in Daytona
> > First, either you or your friend is probably FoS. Second, yes I would.
> Agreed. I will watch NBS races on the tube and normally get packages of
> when I go live to a race if the NBS is running that weekend and watch both
> races live as well.
> Of course that's just me, but I also watch minor league baseball, minor
> league hockey and Saturday night local auto races too. I am a true fan of
> motorsports, not just the machine that is Winston Cup. How else would we
> know and be able to watch the 'next' NASCAR stars. All these folks that
> on DEJ must be like you (original poster, not Ryan) when they say Junior
> can't win anywhere but SS's. He won all over the place in the NBS and if
> you'll check the archives, won 2 NBS titles as well.
> Look in the stands on a NBS race date. These, for the most part, are true
> fans. Not these new, commerical puppet fans that NASCAR has been
> and courting of late.