Topic: What do you think about the lighting rules?
My team just got back from Pitt Manuever and the event had me thinking a lot about Lemons lighting rules. I love all of the goofy headlights turned into googly eyes and brake lights turned into skulls, and I know this is racing $500 cars, but I'm wondering what peoples thoughts are.
There were a few cars running around with the taillights completely gone and just the 3rd brake light. My team had to do it mid race last year when someone rear ended us and ripped our rear bumper and taillights off, but I'm honestly not a fan. When you're following someone into a corner it's pretty important to know if they're on the brakes and I don't think a third brake light does the job. Personally, I think you should need to have two. I don't think it would be terribly hard for teams to bolt on an wire a trailer light in a pinch.
Next question I have for everyone is headlights. Pitt was very wet Sunday, and it really made me wish everyone had headlights on in the rain so you could see them coming up behind you. I know it would suck to remove some of the cool things people have done to their cars, and it doesn't rain every race, but I feel like it's a legitimate safety issue. pretty sure There were a few accidents from people not seeing a car behind them and turning in etc.
What does everyone else think?