Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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D.U.I. Nascar

Why else does anyone watch stock races?
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Simply put, drunken stock car racing. Limit the speeds to around 40mph, reinforce all the cars, and make the courses a little more visually challenging. This can be done with awkward lighting conditions, optical-illusionary paintings along the walls, curved mirrors on the cars, or many other means. Most importantly, required a blood alcohol level of double the legal limit to participate. Have racing teams switch off drivers every so often so the driver of each car doesn't get too sober during long races. Allow the drivers to have a drink of choice in the car while they race. Guaranteed to result in more accidents with fewer injuries than traditional racing. Also, due to the lack of vehicle performance, the cars will be very cheap to buy so expenses for racing teams will not be as crazy as one would think, considering a very likely need to replace cars at least once per race. VERY PROFITABLE... consider the endorsements and the good PR for beer and liquor producers(i.e. "This is why drinking and driving don't mix")
jc112704, Jun 05 2006


       It would not be a very competitive sport. When race cars go over 200MPH, they have to take the wind as well as other environmental factors into consideration. When the car goes much slower, there really is no way that the wind or a bump in the road could significantly slow the car down.
Jscotty, Jun 05 2006

       there's gotta be a way to get more crashes into the sport without jeopardizing safety or speed.
sninctown, Jun 05 2006

       Bun for anything that can mix booze, driving, and safety.
Galbinus_Caeli, Jun 06 2006

       After thinking about it for a few years, I had to switch from bone to bun.
Jscotty, Jan 21 2010

       [jc] showed up in early 2006, posted three ideas and a couple of annos, and here we are now. I wonder if the poster drove off the road.
normzone, Jan 21 2010

       Baked: the carpark after the race
BunsenHoneydew, Jan 24 2010

       there are racetracks that can be rented: no clue about alcohol-control at same, though.
FlyingToaster, Jan 24 2010


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