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The Pit and the Pandemonium
Rick Reilly
November 21, 2005
Should your brain pack up and move to Pluto, leaving you to volunteer for Jeff Burton's NASCAR pit crew, as I did, here are the actual, helpful safety tips they will give you, no joke:
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November 21, 2005

The Pit And The Pandemonium

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Later that night, safe but deflated, I went through the Taco Bell drive-through, where the guy made especially good time hustling up my chalupa.

Now that's a Gas Runner.

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