Yeah at least he got to race, but clearly the two of them hadn't had a chance to talk much. Plus the fact that the two had clearly different lives and SES ultimately meant their values weren't in line.
I can't believe the cowboys gave out the express pass, but on the bright side, it's out of their hair and teams don't have to keep sucking up to them. Plus it's a non-factor now rather than worrying about when another team will use it. Margie and Luke taxi fight... wow.