10 Reasons Why You Should Love Nascar

Dale Earnhardt Image1. You can love or hate a driver simply because they drive a Ford, Dodge, Chevrolet or Toyota. No explanation necessary.

2. She has yet to win a race in the Sprint Cup or Nationwide Series, but Danica Patrick is one of the most, if not the most, controversial driver in recent Nascar history because she is a women in a “man’s sport.”

3. Dale Earnhardt, Sr. and the #3 car. No other driver in the history of Nascar has made a bigger impact to the sport than Dale. In memory of Dale, who died after wreck at Daytona in 2001, every fan in the stands holds up three fingers on the third lap of every race. You may not know a thing about racing, but seeing over 100,000 fans quietly stand in unison to honor the great “Intimidator” will send a shiver down your spine.

4. Fans are allowed to bring coolers full of soda (beer) into the stands.

5. Eight Nascar racetracks can fit over 100,000 race fans.

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