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.
Tony Schumacher wrapped up his record eighth Top Fuel title early at the Auto Club Finals, and that's almost a shame. Why? No final-race heroics from him this time around for the NHRA fans to marvel at.