Oct 28, 2007 9:17 PM GMT
My partner is not a Conehead, but he does come from France. In Europe, auto racing is considered practically a sport of kings. I've been to several F1 Gran Prix around the world and other than the vibrations I get in the nuts when the cars go past, I find the whole thing really boring. Because of his love of racing and because of the abundance of auto racing in the U.S., I'm a bit of a car racing widower. F1, NASCAR, IRL, CART, motorcycle racing, truck racing, etc. I just don't get the fascination with watching cars being driven repeatedly around the same circuit. Maybe I'm wrong, but, I don't see that it takes a great deal of athletic prowess to drive a car, even if you're going really fast. Are motor sports really worthy of the name "sports"? Wouldn't life be more interesting if drag racing meant hundred yard dashes run by transvestites?