You Don’t Even Like Sports – Ep. 10 – Are NASCAR Drivers Athletes?

Adam and Jeff tackle a question that has troubled experts and scholars for decades…are race car drivers athletes?

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Reference Links

Donovan McNabb Says Drivers Aren’t Athletes

https://www.sbnation.com/nascar/2013/11/16/5111200/donovan-mcnabb-nascar-drivers-athletes-jimmie-johnson

Jimmie Johnson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmie_Johnson#Career_achievements

No Physical Conditioning Required?

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/255199-nascar-not-a-sport-but-good-competition

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/34488-once-and-for-all-why-nascar-is-a-sport

https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a19299943/how-much-do-race-car-drivers-sweat/

Drafting and the Slingshot

https://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-racing/nascar/nascar-basics/nascar-drafting.htm

Top 10 Last Laps In NASCAR History

The Last Lap of the 1979 Daytona 500
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mucSyo9yLLQ

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