The Frontstretch: Top Ten Ways Drivers Entertain Themselves During A 600-Mile Race by Beth Lunkenheimer -- Wednesday May 22, 2013

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Top Ten Ways Drivers Entertain Themselves During A 600-Mile Race

Beth Lunkenheimer · Wednesday May 22, 2013


Words With Friends…

10. See how high they can count.

9. Have their entire team take turns reading the NASCAR Rule Book to them… page by page.

8. Contemplate the meaning of life.

7. “10,999 bottles of beer on the wall, 10,999 bottles of beer…”

6. Ponder what the race winner’s margin of victory will be.

5. Think of places to hide Tony Stewart’s cookie jar.

4. Memorize the shortest route to the nearest porta-potty for when the thing finally ends; plot how to beat other drivers there.

3. Sing the Never Ending Song until the checkered flag comes out.

2. Calculate the average finish of the field every 20 laps.

1. Seeing how many times they can say “Are we there yet?” before their crew chief snaps.

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Joe D.
05/22/2013 10:44 AM

Count the number of green cars you pass along the way (if there are few cautions this should be at least double digits for the leaders).

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