it's also a team sport. do they get out and change their own tires??? NO. pit crew. people that build their cars. all kinds of teamwork, driver is just the most glamorous position on the team.
and rednecks??? Kurt Busch is from Las Vegas. Tony Stewart (the best of all) is from Indy. there are tracks in CA (2), NV, NH, NY, KS, AZ, PA, MI, and other non-southeast-redneck states.
most motorcycles can't go 210MPH on talladega like Bill Elliot did... they could only do maybe 150 AND scrape off a kickstand.
and you say "circles". no "Ovals (rockingham)", "tri-ovals (talladega, daytona)", "d-shaped ovals (michigan)", "quad-ovals (atlanta)", "egg-shaped ovals (darlington)" and "triangles (pocono)". Indy is really a rectangle, but it's called an oval.
now for the Hypocrites... ok so FAST CARS are cool. STICK SHIFTS are cool. WINNING is cool. DRAG RACING (straight line... MORE boring than "Circles") is cool. but NASCAR isn't?
ok maybe there are too many ads on wheels, but you can't honestly deny that these guys are good. YOU try it... see how long YOU last. just any old car won't hold up... the specialized cars sometimes can't cut it. like when they get loose and spin out. or like when the engine dies. or when the car just plain SUCKS (like Dale JR. @ Las Vegas, Spring 2004)
actually WATCH a race and find out what really goes on under the hood and all around before you go "rednecks" or "pussies". i suggest Talladega or Martinsville if you even read this far.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. - Feb, 2004 - A top and upcoming contender in the Nascar Nextel Cup Series (formally the Winston Cup Series)
This is Bagwell after a flip in 2002. He is not dead in this pic, just fainted.
Casey Atwood (Busch Series) Daytona 1999
Talladega. October 1998.
Dale Jr. Flipping in his first Busch race
Flip in the Busch Series
Chad Little's John Deere Ford, rudely taken by Kurt Busch.
The Race at California Speedway!
Nascar of Talladega, Alabamo
Elliot Sadler's take off
Robert Pressley's wild ride in the 1997 Daytona 500
nascar goody's dash series flip..
Stupid White Redneck 2: Yup, sounds fun.