One race in, Car of Tomorrow does its job well

How did the Car of Tomorrow perform in its first race? Some drivers loved it, some hated it, but the design seems to have held up well, writes David Newton.

Updated: March 25, 2007, 10:35 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Gary Nelson leaned against a stack of tires on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway as crew members for Dale Jarrett and David Gilliland worked feverishly to repair their heavily damaged cars.

He watched with great interest as Jarrett's crew reattached the rear wing that remained intact despite a vicious smack into the wall on Lap 42.

He surveyed the way the roll cage held up on the right side of the No. 44 Toyota after it was T-boned by Gilliland.

He ...

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