It must be something in the water. Everywhere you look, there's a motorsport dictator with an Orwellian "Animal Farm" fixation. You know how it goes. "Big teams baa-aad! Small teams good!"
First it's Max Mosley, now it's Brian France. It seems France the younger is shocked (shocked!) that half the field in his beloved "Chase for the Cup" is comprised of the Jack Roush superteam. Now Brian has discovered that Small is Beautiful, and he's fiddling with the rules to "help" single car teams and new team owners survive.

Mike Mulhern's article in today's Winston-Salem Journal describes just how NASCAR got itself in this predicament, and how many of its proposed rules changes (restricted testing, for example) actually work in favor of the big teams. Check it out.

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