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Pit box holds more than prime seats for elite

Multifaceted pit boxes provide a nice view for the team owner and a privileged few, but they also hold a giant information center of evolving technology to monitor a race.

Updated: June 20, 2007, 7:37 PM ET
By Ellen Siska | Special to ESPN.com

Most NASCAR fans might think of a team's pit box as nothing more than a place where the crew chief, owner and the driver's significant other sit and watch the race. In fact, the seating on top of the pit box is probably the most inconsequential of all its many features.

Rather than being just a place to sit, the "war wagon," as it's sometimes called, is a giant information center, said Dan Timmons, owner of Nitro Manufacturing. Timmons' company, based in Mooresville, N.C., designs and manufactures ...

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