Sports Video of the Year? Stock Car Racing on Ice With a Cigarette Dangling From Your Mouth

Didn’t know that the New York Times did such great sports coverage! Also wonder why this sport hasn’t caught on in my home state of Michigan? My favorite part is during the climactic final race one of the featured drivers has a cigarette dangling from his mouth.

Maybe it helps keep him warm?

With little to do and few jobs for those who are out of work, car enthusiasts in rural New Hampshire race for fun on a frozen pond without corporate sponsors or pit crews. This is “poor man’s racing.”


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