HAPPY ENDING FOR SPOTTERS?
The toughest job in NASCAR isn’t being a driver or a crewman or even a crew chief. No, the toughest job is being a spotter. That’s because the spotter is the person charged with making sure that when his driver is running 200 miles per hour at Daytona or Talladega and is just 6 inches away from cars on either side of him, that the driver doesn’t suddenly move over 6 ½ inches and trigger a 20-car melee.
Fortunately, there are perks to help the spotters relax before the race.