Well, this sucks. A charter flight carrying several NASCAR drivers – including Casey Mears, Scott Speed, Landon Cassill, Travis Kvapil, David Stremme and Paul Menard – got stuck in the mud at Concord (N.C.) Regional Airport on Thursday afternoon while taxiing to take off for Dover.
Some NASCAR teams use charter flights to ferry crew members back and forth from the track instead of using their own plane. That was the case for those who were stuck on Thursday.
As you can imagine, the passengers on the flight had plenty to say about their experience (and ongoing delay):