Children will be allowed in garage area

NASCAR is become more kid-friendly this year by allowing children into the garage on race days.

The revision to the garage access policy will permit adults with approved credentials to bring their children into garages during the pre-race period on race days.

Each child will be issued a special credential. There is no minimum age requirement.

The policy announced Monday follows a relaxed dress code NASCAR implemented before the season. NASCAR will for the first time allow shorts, open-toed shoes, sleeveless blouses and skirts and dresses in the garage.