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The article by Selena Roberts on the downturn in NASCAR's popularity was dead on (POINT AFTER, May 31). I have been a fan for more than 35 years and spent many Saturday nights at my local track watching those boys who had wrenched on their cars all week go out and have fun and provide great entertainment for all. Now with cookie-cutter cars and politically correct drivers, the whole sport is so watered down it isn't fun anymore. Bring back the cars that looked like the street models, scale back the big budgets and let the drivers drive.
Bethany Beach, Del.
Here's the fix for NASCAR: Introduce pari-mutuel betting similar to horse racing. The odds could be established based on drivers' records and standings. Bet win, place and show, as well as exacta and trifecta. It'll be a hit!
John Cord, Glen Mills, Pa.
NASCAR traded its credibility for a gimmicky title hunt. When the Chase starts in September, my Sundays belong to the NFL.
John Tindall, Milwaukee
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