Here are seven words that stock car racing fans don’t hear very often: In this case, NASCAR got it right.

Oh, it’s not that the folks who run things from Daytona Beach and Charlotte aren’t right more often than not. After all, the millionaires among them didn’t get to be millionaires by making bad calls. Think about how many times their people in race control and the scoring booth and on pit road make calls in races that sometimes stretch more than four hours and 500 miles. As in most sports, the good calls don’t make headlines.