Thursday, February 15, 2007

This NASCAR Thing is Confusing


One of my seven readers (although it may be down to six per my pitiful hit count lately) emailed me today asking why I haven't commented on the Michael Waltrip NASCAR scandal. After informing the reader that this is a sportsblog, not a "hobby"blog, it dawned on me that maybe one of my remaining 5 readers (and I know its not you, Dad) may also be interested in my take on it. So here goes.

I flat out don't get it.

So they put something in the engine that makes the car go faster. Isn't that what racing is all about? Going faster than the other guy? Are there really rules for what you can put into a car? Like, its an anti-car-steroid policy? And if there are rules for it, may I ask why?

People go to NASCAR races to see people crash. And the more horrific the crash, the better. Well, the faster you go, the more horrific the crashes will be, no? What else is there to do at a race? Literally watch them go around and around....just admit you're there to see carnage.

Anywho, this whole thing baffles me. Can someone explain to me what the hell happened? And how the hell did they find out about this?

NASCAR is weird.


More thoughts about NASCAR:

His crew chief is getting fired. I assume that's bad. - ESPN

Glad we'll have to hear about NASCAR at Fenway Park now. - barstoolsports.com

NASCAR Power Rankings (without the season even starting) - ESPN

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why are they making a big deal about this incident? These NASCAR guys get caught cheating all the time and everyone gets a chuckle about it. They say its part of the "sport". Jeff Gordon won the first duel 125 yesterday and then got caught cheating during the post-race inspection. He goes to 42 in the starting order and not another word is spoken about it.

I believe the world is crashing down on Waltrip b/c he's driving a Toyota this year. Rednecks hate foreign things.

Anonymous said...

stick to the two things you know something about, Alabama and HS football.

nascar is gay

Tim Hardaway

Anonymous said...

is it true that pats wr coach daboll went to the enemy, the jets?