Originally Posted by dan212
Great race.. Best part was everyone getting distracted watching a rocket take off in the distance. Including some of the pit crews who were looking up at it - just like the announcers. Its a cool thing when you have a brutal 12 hour multi-class race into the night and everyone can still act like a kid and gawk at a rocket ship.
Indeed. Only a rocket ship could enthrall a bunch of race car junkies to rival the 12 HRS.
Anyone who attended during the rocket launch who'd care to comment on the actual /net observable effect of the distraction?