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So why not NASCAR in the Olympics?

Updated: August 5, 2012, 9:13 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

LONG POND, Pa. -- One of the arguments against NASCAR, or motorsports in general, being a part of the Olympics is that it's more about machine than man.

Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne can be in better shape than Ryan Lochte, but, if they win, it's about how fast the car was and not whether they can complete a triathlon. Tony Stewart can drink as many milkshakes and eat as many cheeseburgers as he wants and still win races and championships.

This isn't to suggest NASCAR ...

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