Friday, June 20, 2008

Gay NASCAR - - Not That There's Anything Wrong With That.....

ESPN has an online article about NASCAR fans, well, not just any NASCAR fans, but gay NASCAR fans (not that there's anything wrong with that).

Money quotes:

The 2008 version of the DeVine 9½ (which actually is 13 drivers) includes Elliott Sadler ("he's like a big bear"), Brian Vickers ("we call him Brian Wreckers"), Reed Sorenson ("a local Atlanta boy"), Carl Edwards ("duh") and Dale Earnhardt Jr. ("he loves rap music and opposes flying the rebel flag -- what's not to love about that?"). But the one driver who always ranks No. 1 at Gaytona is Betty Jack's favorite driver of them all -- Jamie McMurray.

"That first season I started watching NASCAR, he got his first win at Charlotte. He was so genuinely emotional and excited he won me over in an instant. I just wish he could get back to enjoying racing like that again. At the Daytona 500 this year, we met him and David Ragan at an autograph session, and Jamie just looked so sad. I really feel for him, and I think that's the dirty little secret of even the manliest male NASCAR fans. They love it for the emotion as well. It's their version of a soap opera."
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