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Which Sport Would Be Better With Cars?

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Human athletic competition has been going on for the last few thousand years, but we're overdue for some modernization. It's time to start using cars in sports, but which ones most need motorization?


We should take inspiration from that great game of auto polo. When cars replaced horses on the streets, hair-brained aristocrats wisely decided to replace them on the polo field, as well. What other sport would benefit most from bringing cars into play?


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How about an automotive triathlon? It would really show who some of the best, most versatile drivers are. The first portion could be a road race, the second portion could be a dirt-stage rally or hillclimb, and the third and final portion could be a drag race. You would be able to use different vehicles for different events.