Every sport has its superstars. Some transcend beyond their sport and weave their way into mainstream life as we know it. I do not play golf, nor do I follow it, but I’ve heard of Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Tiger Woods to name a few. But what about that one golfer who is out there winning everything and is still unknown to the masses? Switching gears to motorsports, I don’t follow NASCAR, but I’ve heard of a couple guys named Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. But again, what about the hundreds of other winning and successful racers in the sport? Narrowing the focus a little further, let’s talk about a sport I am truly passionate about – Drag Racing. In fact, not only am I passionate about it, I participate in it and am well versed in its history.
As with any sport, to get to a professional level you have to be good. Not just an ordinary good, but the “best in your class” kind of good. In Drag Racing, it takes more than just supernatural skill and a genius engineering mind to get to that level. Most times, it takes a boat load of money! The prerequisite of skill and genius have to be backed up with results. It is this person who gets sponsors to financially assist them so they can pursue their passion and represent that company at the same time. But first, to get to that elite level it takes your own hard-earned money, time, and sacrifice for companies to even consider sponsoring you.
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