This episode is an AskTheEarl segment. Why is the Timing Line for IndyCar and Road to Indy Series Qualifying on the backstretch for road and street course races?
Over the years the qualification process for IndyCar racing has evolved. Qualifications is now a made for TV event with teams attempting to get the maximum out of the car and the tires in a short period of time. But the IndyCar series on tracks like Portland and Long Beach and St. Pete are looking at safety so that a car does not impede the progress of other drivers.
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