Archive for the 'Auto Racing Urban Legends' Category

Did a Monkey Really Knock a Race Car Driver From Second to Third Place?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about auto racing and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the hockey urban legends featured so far. AUTO RACING URBAN LEGEND: A monkey once knocked a driver from second to third place in a race. Tim [...]

Did Joe Weatherly Once Force a Race to Change Its Name Before He Would Compete in it?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about auto racing and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the hockey urban legends featured so far. AUTO RACING URBAN LEGEND: Joe Weatherly once forced a race to change the name of the event before he [...]

Do Race Car Drivers Perspire So Much During Races That They Never Need to Go to the Bathroom?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about auto racing and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the hockey urban legends featured so far. AUTO RACING URBAN LEGEND: Race car drivers perspire so much inside the car during a race that they have [...]