A tax break for racetrack depreciation is facing the ax in one of those temporary fits of Congressional fiscal prudence. The loophole (a term NASCAR disputes, it is an "incentive') became law, as Bernie Becker of The Hill writes:
"... in 2004, during the heat of a presidential election in which both then-President George W. Bush and then-Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) were competing for the votes of "NASCAR dads."
Those in favor of the tax break are hauling out the usual arguments: