The Frontstretch: Top Ten NASCAR Excuses For Declining An Invitation From President Obama by Jeff Meyer -- Thursday September 8, 2011

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Eight drivers visited the White House this week, but it’s the four that which did not who have gotten most of the media attention.

10. Todd Bodine: “I have to wash my hair.”

9. Greg Biffle: “I have to go to Minnesota, eh. Besides, Carl doesn’t have to go.”

8. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.: “Don’t look at me, I never make the Chase!”

7. Kevin Harvick: “My wife said I don’t have a clean firesuit to wear.”

6. Tony Stewart: “I got some ‘contract negotiations’ to work out… I mean, with Danica.”

5. Carl Edwards: “As per my new contract, I cannot enter any Oval Office that is not blue and sponsored by Ford.”

4. Kurt Busch: “I’m taking my new girlfriend to see My Idiot Brother.”

3. Jeff Gordon: “It’s my day to drive the Meals on Wheels mobile.”

2. Jimmie Johnson: “Oh my God…again?!”

1. Kyle Busch: “My brother said he’s coming over to introduce his new girlfriend that night. I wonder what we’re gonna do…”

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