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Did Franchitti's crash in practice affect his car?

Drivers like finishing races under caution. Fans don't. Rusty Wallace runs down all the reasons why.

Updated: April 25, 2006, 7:24 PM ET
By Rusty Wallace | Special to ESPN.com

Polesitter Dario Franchitti was out doing his normal Sunday morning warmup session when he came around a real blind corner. Kosuke Matsuura's car was sitting there parked and while Franchitti did a great job avoiding it, driving it into the tire barrier, it came back to affect him during the race.

Franchitti was the class of the field Sunday. He was, far and away, the best driver before he broke an upright bearing. His team, Andretti Green Racing, didn't think it had anything to do with the ...

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