The Frontstretch: Top Ten Reasons Why Dogs Aren’t Allowed to Race in NASCAR by Mistie Bibbee -- Tuesday May 24, 2005

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10. Hanging their heads out the windows creates an aero-push.

9. It’s too hard to get a crew guy in the car during pit stops to wipe the slobbers off of the windows.

8. The CAT car isn’t used to other cars chasing it.

7. They always stop to sniff the debris on the track.

6. They’re hard to understand on the scanner.

5. It didn’t go over well when the “drivers” marked their fans as their territory.

4. When in victory lane, crew chiefs prefer to get high fives instead of their faces licked.

3. Dog collars for fans as officially licensed NASCAR merchandise was a flop in the test market.

2. They drink too much from the puddles during the rain delays.

1. Umm, last time I checked… dogs couldn’t drive cars.

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05/26/2005 11:35 PM
I used to like your ‘top ten’ but it’s progressively going downhill. Come on Mistie…you can do better


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