KISSING THE BRICKS: NASCAR’S BEST TRADITION?

The Sprint Cup has many fine traditions: Speedweeks, the night race at Bristol and flipping off Kyle Busch, just to name a few. But it is one of the sport's newest traditions that has emerged as one of its most beloved. Since 1996, no race at The Brickyard has been complete without the kissing of the bricks. This Sunday at the Allstate 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 43 drivers will vie for the pleasures of the flesh that Bill Elliott, above, experienced in 2002.The Sprint Cup started runnin ...

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