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Racers in agreement that Olympics and motorsports should mix

Racers spend their lives going for the checkered flag. The International Olympic Committee should come to its senses and let them go for the gold, too, writes Ryan McGee.

Updated: August 20, 2008, 7:22 PM ET
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

Last Saturday night in the Michigan International Speedway infield, the raucous partying of the NASCAR fandom was more tempered than usual.

Even in the competitors' RV lot, there was a lot less mingling. Nary a driver, car owner, or crew chief was to be found going through their usual routines of walking the dog, telling lies, or sipping cold beverages.

Instead, the windows of the motorcoaches and campers were firmly shut, flickering with the blue light of ...

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