It's safe to say they won't reach 220 mph on the frontstretch like they once used to but unlike 2019-21 there should be some off-throttle time.I'll also take the "under."
Since the 2012 repave, the allure of MIS has been the raw, breath-taking speed at corner entry. Unless you are going damn fast, the broad, 18-degree banked turns are less challenging than most other racetracks.
This year, with the very high amounts of aero drag inherent in the Next Gen car coupled with modest 670 horsepower, I expect the cars to be sluggish on the straights, as if they're pulling an anchor. I hope I'm wrong, but that's my expectation. Not a good race for someone like Eleanor Roosevelt...
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A lot of blunders really hid just how fast he's been this season.Bubba has been on a roll here. I think we've all been waiting for this.
I don't think it's a championship caliber talent, but he certainly a hell of a lot better than his results the last year or so. Glad to see him stringing together some momentum
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I'm not saying it's completely irrelevant but compared to F1, MotoGP or IndyCar it plays much less of a role. I've often seen fast cars that started in the back running in the Top 10 by the end of stage one.It most certainly does. From track position to picking pits stalls. Its critical