Originally Posted by NorthCoastRider
James was picking up almost 1/2 a second on RV through the rhythm section, then RV would catch him on the rest of the track, mostly cornering speed. Its all about risk vs reward this year, and nobody it pushing it beyond their limits. After what happened last year I can't blame them.
This. Except it goes back 3 years, makes it hard to tell if someone can't catch and pass or if they just don't think it's worth pushing that little bit extra. They're doing the series point math as they race.