Bill Mc wrote:
Lincoln had the highest car count of the season last night I believe. Trail Way has been the only track to get a full field on a Friday night last week, and look to have just as many next week when they run their championship event.
While car counts are down at the big tracks, the smaller tracks seem to be holding steady. Might this have something to do with the cost of motors that are needed to run those race tracks? No doubt it cost way more money to run Williams Grove and Selinsgrove then it does Trail Way and Lincoln.
Hell just the tire bill alone is way cheaper when comparing the 2 Friday night tracks. Had a team show me their RR on Friday night before the race and it looked good and they said they had ran it for 3 weeks. You wont get that at the Grove.
Williams Grove had 24 358's on Friday night.
Heard some interesting things about the 358's recently. One, a top of the line 358 engine now costs more than a 360. Two, a higher budget team that runs Selinsgrove (part-time this year) bought 6 new sets of heads over the off-season so they could try them all on the dyno and use the best ones. I know that's not against the rules or anything but it seems a little on the extreme to me and certainly had to cost quite a bit of money for perhaps a slight gain. That leads me to wonder if a spec head rule might be helpful in getting 358 motor costs under control.