I'd paid my money, so I waited. Then I fell asleep. And that was only Sunday. After a working press day on Monday, I fell asleep again. I want my money back.
Only I don't. Because I've got it taped, and the Daytona 500 only comes around once a year - even if it took more than a year for this one to come because of a Super Bowl clash and then the rain.
Being a rally man, I spend quite a lot of my time in the rain, so you might be surprised at my tolerance for a bunch of racers who wait for the sun to come out before they start their engines. But I love NASCAR in the way I love Group 4 Escorts; they sound beautiful and are best driven with a degree of lock on turn-in to a corner.
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