Road race twists bring out new faces

Upcoming right turns and hills at Infineon and Watkins Glen mean some regular drivers will get bumped for road course specialists.

Updated: June 22, 2007, 1:27 PM ET
By Brett Borden | Special to ESPN.com

It's road course time again as the Nextel Cup series makes its annual venture to Infineon and beyond. The wine country of Sonoma, Calif., offers vintage racing for old school race fans and a unique challenge for everyone involved. Drivers have to learn the fastest way around a course that features not only left and right hand turns, but hills as well. Crew chiefs have to learn which turns to sacrifice when setting up the car to gain more ground in others. And fans? They have to figure out who ...

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