Two races in one day: 'It's going to be a mad scramble'

BY foxsports • October 2, 2016

At some tracks, running two NASCAR races in a single day might not be too tough, but at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, it's could be a huge challenge for the teams.

On a normal Sunday, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams set up their massive pit wagons and arrange tires in their pit stalls hours before the race. 

But that simply isn't feasible today. 

With the NASCAR XFINITY Series scheduled to race at 10 a.m. and the Sprint Cup Series set to go at 2 p.m., things could get chaotic between the end of the first race and the start of the second.

There will be a very narrow window of time for the XFINITY teams to move their pit wagons and tires off of pit road to allow the Cup teams to set up for their race. 

"It's going to be a mad scramble after the XFINITY race," a Sprint Cup team owner told me Sunday morning in the Dover garage. "You watch. There will be a wild flurry of activity between races."

Exacerbating the time crunch at Dover is the fact that the track has a very narrow and congested pit lane anyway. Things could get interesting today.



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