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FYI WIRZ: Behind NASCAR and NHRA Ropes, View One

Getting really close to a NASCAR or a NHRA team at work and obtaining a behind the scenes experience is not easy even if you have connections.  

Getting close to NHRA drivers and teams in the pits is easier because every ticket is a pit pass.  In the NHRA pits, fans lean up against the ropes or tape barriers to watch crews work on cars and engines during runs down the drag strip, but they are not permitted beyond the ropes unless invited.

In the NASCAR garage, drivers walk among the lanes to get from haulers to garage stalls passing a few lucky fans with a hot pass, but fans can’t enter the stalls or the haulers without team permission.  NASCAR drivers may come out of the garage for autograph sessions, bu...

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