By Steve Luvender | Monday, February 15, 2021
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Enjoy some of our favorite GIFs captured from the 63rd running of The Great American Race.
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It’s The Great American Race! What’s not to love?
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When Pitbull puts on the sunglasses, you know it’s about to get real.
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Big junk. The team members back at the shop, plus the Daytona groundskeepers, will have their clean-up work cut out for them this week.
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The FOX production team made this animation since the Daytona 500 took place on Valentine’s Day, but everybody knows Matt DiBenedetto cannot be confined to one single day.
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Oh, hail no.
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A little work is needed on the Zoom background mapping, but you’ve got to admire Denny’s got the sponsor plugs nailed.
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Remember the mannequin challenge from, like, 2016? NASCAR pit crews basically replicate it during the red flag period when they’re not allowed to touch the cars.
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Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Somehow, Tyler Reddick’s mangled car still met minimum speed after six minutes’ worth of repairs.
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William, you dropped something!
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Great Scott! For a second, we thought Quin Houff was about to travel to another time.
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Believe it or not, Jamie McMurray ran the fastest lap of the race in his No. 77 car, despite crashing earlier in the event. Apparently the secret to going fast is to have your team jump all over the car.
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Your daily reminder that pit crew members are athletes who’ve really nailed the choreography of their craft.
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No, the cars don’t normally shoot fire out of the wheels, though that’d be a pretty cool new feature. Maybe in the Next Gen car.
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Bubba Wallace managed to keep control of his car after a hefty push at the end of Stage 2.
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A bold move, but the stakes couldn’t be much higher.
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That’s what friends are for.
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Nothing like celebrating that first win with one of those crumbly granola bars that splinter into a million pieces the moment you open the wrapper. You know which ones I’m talking about.
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We probably should have guessed the car that literally has the word love printed on it would end up winning the race that started on Valentine’s Day.