LinuxWorld: Linux at NASCAR.com: It's the Pits
Mar 19, 2003, 13:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Joe Aramendia, my son-in-law, has made his first two starts in
NASCAR Busch Series events this year: first at Rockingham, then in
Las Vegas. As a result, I've been practicing saying 'tar' instead
of tire, pondering the meaning of phrases like 'driving off the
hood' and 'drive it like you stole it,' and hanging out on
NASCAR.com to learn what's new during the week prior to the race.
Susan has broken me of the habit of scuffing up my 'tars' while
driving into town.
"NASCAR.com, as you might have guessed, is the official Web site
of NASCAR. Turner Interactive, a part of AOL Time Warner, runs the
site for NASCAR. It is a 'must-visit' site for NASCAR fans online.
They have almost everything: statistics, live Web cams from the
garage area all during the week, interviews with drivers and crew
chiefs, commentary, chat and streaming audio/video clips.
"However, not all of the streaming media is available for Linux