is in-n-out burger the way to a nascar driver’s heart?

NHRA: POMONA WINTERNATIONALS FEB 14On Sunday, I was watching a bit of the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals that took place in Houston, Texas. Melanie Troxel, whom I totally dig because she’s kick ass and we have the same birthday (August 31st), is sponsored by In-N-Out Burger in both Funny Car and Pro Mod. She’s leading the points standings in Pro Mod, by the way.

Anyway… The In-N-Out Burger connection got me thinking. First about how yummy their burgers are and then about how every time the NASCAR drivers are in California or Nevada they can’t NOT talk about how they all have to stop by In-N-Out at least once during their stay in the West. So I was thinking why isn’t In-N-Out Burger sponsoring like, ANYTHING in NASCAR? At least for the races at Infineon, Auto Club Speedway, Las Vegas and Phoenix?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson and Brian Vickers wax on and on about how they love In-N-Out.

And then I started thinking that maybe all those NASCAR groupies should forget about trying to dress all sexy in the garage & pits and just bring a bunch of In-N-Out burgers and fries (animal style, of course) with them instead. They do say that a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, well there ya go. Nobody said you had to be the one doing the cooking.

In other news…

– ‘Fabulous’ reader Leila emailed me today and was all, “Wouldn’t Ron Malec be perfect for ABC’s next Bachelor? I would love to see it!” and I was like, “You’re totally right!” Ron would make an excellent Bachelor (as would Michael Waltrip) but I do know that as of the Sprint Cup Championship banquet last year he had a girlfriend. But still ABC should direct their attention to the world of NASCAR to look for their next Bachelor, for sure.

:)

2 Comments

  1. Theresa
    April 12, 2010 at 2:59 PM ·

    Good stuff Valli! I am still laughing…thinking about the line around the block waiting to get burgers…then it hit me….the lines are already around the block. Hmm! They could have a kiosk at the track. Signs reading…NASCAR drivers eat these!
    Yes?

  2. April 13, 2010 at 2:02 PM ·

    I love your idea about “in N Out Burger”, maybe they should look into it! Never had one of their burgers before, but will try them next time I’m in the West.
    Onto Ron Malec being the next Bachelor…. that would be great! Now if only I could be a contestant!