nascar in primetime – pt. 1

Wednesday night I stayed up past my bedtime (my workday bedtime) and watched NASCAR in Primetime on ABC.

Today I read a review of the show from the New York Times and I think the reviewer got it right — this documentary isn’t covering any new territory. But it’s still entertaining nevertheless.

I dig the fact that it follows lesser known teams — in the first episode we saw Johnny Sauter’s team struggle at Atlanta — and that you get to hear & see real fans talk about why they love NASCAR. That kid with the Carl Edwards hat on was so cute, and very knowledgeable about the drivers.

Oh and who knew Mark Martin was so freaking buff?? Jenkies Batman… I think he’s better looking now than when he was younger, and the same goes for Dale Jarrett. They’re total hotties as older gentlemen. Plus it’s not like they’re that old. Ah I’m rambling.

So overall I dig the fact that this documentary is even on TV at all, but at the same time I was hoping there’d be more to it. Something we haven’t seen before, or some other angle. I dunno… Maybe I’m asking for too much.

3 Comments

  1. August 18, 2007 at 2:04 AM ·

    Darn…if they are older gentlemen, then I’m…

    I thought the show was okay, sort of like JPM a little more now.

    Most of those fans being interviewed though??

  2. German munoz
    August 18, 2007 at 3:16 PM ·

    I was already a fan of Conny Montoya, so thanks for the TV special.

  3. August 21, 2007 at 2:35 PM ·

    Is is possible to be a fan of Connie Montoya and NOT her husband Juan Pablo?? If so, then I’m on that plan. :)