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Sport Stifling heat forces Earnhardt Jr. to cool down any way he can

03:50  20 march  2017
03:50  20 march  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Watch Dale Earnhardt Jr . shove a bag of ice into his racing suit to survive his 144-degree car. In-car temperature reached 144 degrees in Dale Earnhardt Jr .'s Nationwide 88 car, and that forced him him to get creative to stave The ventilation systems only bring the temperature down about 10 degrees.

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In-car temperature reached 144 degrees in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Nationwide 88 car, and that forced him him to get creative to stave off the heat.

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He looked down at his hands while he talked. When I asked him why he races, he said: “I didn’t want to work for a living. What the hell am I gonna do with my life as Eury went over to JR Motorsports, which Earnhardt owns in partnership with Hendrick. (Eury is now Danica Patrick’s crew chief there.)

If you're wondering, no, stock cars don't have air conditioning.

Drivers use ventilation systems in their seats, floors and helmet to manage the extreme heat. However, that's mainly used to keep air flowing in the car. The ventilation systems only bring the temperature down about 10 degrees.

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Junior doesn't want unsolicited opinions about his pit crew.He's well aware, with his best finish through the first five races 14th at the Camping World 500 two weeks ago. He also finished 16th twice - most recently at the Auto Club 400 on Sunday in California.

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