The damaged car policy was the subject of a significant statement, which was issued just in time for the start of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.
For the playoffs, NASCAR is extending the damaged car policy clock from six to ten minutes.
Teams believed they needed the additional time to fix Next Gen vehicles, according to Bob Pockrass.
This modification to the damaged car regulation doesn't cause too many problems for NASCAR fans. However, the timing of this statement has them a little perplexed.
"Hear, hear. Despite the fact that it should have been done from the beginning of the season, we are increasing the duration to a full 10 minutes since this is a good thing today "a supporter added.
Another fan commented, "That helps especially for the playoff racers who could be in collisions throughout these next 10 races.