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The new NASCAR elite

by Mark5019 / February 27, 2005 2:18 AM PST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - At the Bistro on the infield, patrons drink martinis and dine on jumbo lump blue-crab cakes and artichoke dip.
Seven floors up in nearby Nextel Tower, stock car fans watch races ? either by looking out the window or at large flat-screen televisions ? in luxury suites that sell for up to $200,000The prices and amenities at Daytona International Speedway make it as plain as the Viagra sponsorship logos on Mark Martin's Ford: NASCAR isn't all about Bubba, beer and barbecue anymore.
The days in which fans watched races while sitting on wooden slats straight from the sawmill are long gone at the tracks of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing.
More and more these days, luxury rules:


http://www.washtimes.com/specialreport/20050227-122934-2408r.htm

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(NT) (NT) I liked NASCAR then and now. Go #24!
by lylesg / February 27, 2005 6:00 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) yes but he had enginge go near the end
by Mark5019 / February 27, 2005 8:13 AM PST
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The ultimate crybaby
by TONI H / February 27, 2005 8:15 AM PST

ABBJG.......maybe I'll use that as a new signature LOL

TONI

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Turning into the "King of Sports"
by John Robie / February 27, 2005 6:44 AM PST
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even more popular that the Kentucky Derby and I like horse racing also, sometimes betting at the track here.

The King of Sports can also be wagered on in Las Vegas just about like the horses. I once bet on a sure thing...Jeff G. and lost, Jr. is better for me. Wink

JR

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(NT) (NT) i like harness raceing but here in ga not allowed
by Mark5019 / February 27, 2005 8:13 AM PST
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