Originally Posted by PeteN95
Say what you will about NASCAR, but those guys are driving the crap out of those cars from flag to flag. And there is no way that any of them would "back off" to let a team mate win the second race of the season! Maybe one of the last chase races, but not this early. And they don't "bite their tongues", they go after the guy that screwed them. Sorry, but I prefer to watch racing and that wasn't!
They soft-pedal it to conserve fuel and or tires just like F1.
I hear Sprint cup drivers talk about "saving it" for the end of the race, and taking it easy for the middle 300 miles.