NASCAR drivers ‘more versatile’ than F1, IndyCar, according to Landon Cassill

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America 500 - Practice
Landon Cassill, driver of the #34 Love'sTravel Stops/Roller Bites Ford, drives during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 6, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

There are a few more unusual circuits available for the major stock car racing series NASCAR. They compete in street circuits, dirt tracks, superspeedways, and road courses. Because of this, NASCAR drivers, especially Cup drivers, have earned a reputation for being the most versatile drivers.

Few championships require drivers to be masters of all trades in order to be the greatest, despite the fact that the majority of them place a lot of concentration on one particular set of characters and training.

The pinnacle of motorsport in the world, Formula 1, the top open-wheel racing series, pushes its drivers with difficult-to-beat Road Courses and Street courses. By including oval courses, IndyCar intensifies the competition.

NASCAR veteran driver Landon Cassill has spoken out on the adaptability of his fellow rivals in comparison to the rest of the motor racing.

He tweeted:

"NASCAR drivers are the most versatile professional racing drivers in the world. More surfaces, racing styles, track types, than any series. F1 driver is a true specialist-focused on singular style of racing, while a modern Cup Series driver must be a jack of all trades. Discuss"

Cassill isn't convinced that the most adaptable means the greatest drives. In terms of adaptability, he believes Cup drivers outperform F1, IndyCar, Rally, and Supercars. He went on to say that it doesn't always make them the greatest, which is a completely separate topic.

There are multiple racing series and championships across the world. It includes sprint races, as well as endurance, runs on and off-track circuits. The championships are quite diversified and require a wide range of skill sets from each contestant.

Every championship has its own champions and legends and for a very valid reason. It is hard to compare those and choose the finest one.

Brad Keselowski was the quickest in Saturday's NASCAR Cup practice at Dover

Brad Keselowski, who competed in Group A, had the fastest lap time of 158.660 mph. Kyle Larson finished second in Group B with 157.832 mph, while William Byron finished third in Group A with 157.790 mph. Chase Elliott finished fourth, with Austin Cindric rounding out the top five.

Larson finished first in the second practice session, which was cut short by a few minutes due to light rain. Cindric came in second (157.507 mph) and Denny Hamlin came in third (157.184 mph). Ryan Blaney and Corey LaJoie completed the top five.

Erik Jones spun out in Turns 3 and 4 less than five minutes into practice, but was able to keep his No. 43 Chevrolet off the wall.

With gloomy and cold temperatures, as well as little track activity Friday owing to rain, there was little chance for rubber to be stretched on the track, resulting in tire cording for numerous teams less than 20 laps into a run.

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Edited by Yash Singh
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