While the marketing side of the motorsports equation is still working on making things bigger and better, the actual racing side looked pretty healthy at the Performance Racing Industry Show at the Indiana Convention Center.
Sure, let's celebrate the spectacular driving and technical achievement that fueled auto racing in 2014. But let's also recognize that difficult decisions lie ahead for almost every form of motorsports.
After nearly a year of hand-wringing and consternation, nine weeks of bad blood and old feuds, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman are ready to duke it out for the Sprint Cup at Homestead.
It's hard to work in something for everyone, but the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule announced this week still leaves many wondering if the right balance -- and length of season -- is being properly addressed.