NASCAR racing is the longest event than other racing competitions. Daytona 500 is the second longest event of NASCAR. It takes more than 3 hours to complete and drivers don’t get a break.
So, the fans have some awkward questions about this type of long NASCAR race.
Do NASCAR Drivers Wear Diapers or a Catheter?
In Daytona 500 drivers have to drive continuously for 3 hours after waving of the green flag. That’s why fans want to know if NASCAR Drivers poop in their suits.
The answer is NO. Before starting the race, drivers use the toilet and empty themselves.
Do NASCAR Drivers Pee in their Suits During the Race?
These questions also asked many times. First of all, drivers pee before the race and they use salt tablets to dehydrate. Secondly, the inside temperature of the car reaches 120+ degrees Fahrenheit.
As a result, Drivers sweat a lot and fluid come out. So, the body can’t produce enough urine. The answers to that question are, NASCAR drivers don’t need to pee during the race.
You may ask what if an emergency comes. What do NASCAR drivers do when they have to pee? They have to hold it as long as they can. At the very last moment, they don’t have any option left except peeing on the seat.
Do NASCAR drivers listen to Music While Racing?
The answer is absolute NO. NASCAR races like Daytona 500 is a high-speed competitive race. Drivers have concentrated on the track always. Listening to music will break the concentration and may lead themselves to crashes.
Do NASCAR Cars have Air Conditioning?
NO. NASCAR Cars don’t have Air Conditioning. NASCAR cars are different from passenger car and those are heavier. Adding air condition will add more weight, which is not safe to drive. For safety issues, NASCAR stock cars do not have AC facilities.
What do NASCAR Drivers Eat before a Race?
Drivers have to eat carefully on race day. They need to eat something, that won’t put extra weight and have high protein. Eating foods varies from driver to driver. Eggs, sausage, bacon, yogurt and a lot of water are the ideal menu.
What Happens When a NASCAR Driver Sneezes?
Sneezing during a race can be disastrous. The driver has to control if they feel sneezing. One thing they can do is, control it and sneeze when the straight track comes. Though all the drivers have the best doctor and they provide all the precautions.
Do NASCAR Drivers go Home after a Race?
Initially, it seems NASCAR is a one-man show, only the driver is responsible for the race. But, the truth is, it is a team game. Every driver race under a team and sponsor.
Drivers have to cooperate with the team, so drivers cannot go home whenever they want. NASCAR event happens for 10 months and there some major breaks during the season.
At least there are 3 breaks available and that time, drivers can spend time with family.
Do NASCAR Drivers Use both Feet?
It depends on the driver. Using both feet can save their time. Drivers can use left foot to brake and the right foot speed up.
Do NASCAR Drivers have Cooled Suits?
NASCAR drivers wore a specially made cooled suits which are fire retardant. NASCAR helmet has a special cooling feature with a huge cooling box.
Can NASCAR Drivers Talk to Each Other?
NASCAR drivers are not allowed to talk to each other during the race. But, drivers can communicate with their team through a radio network. All the teams have their radio network. All network frequencies are different as a result one team cannot talk to another team as well as drivers.
There are a few weirder questions that are being asked by the fans. Above mentioned 10 questions are top ones. At first, those questions may seem awkward, but those questions have valid points. I guess everyone got the well-explained answers.