“Moonshiners Trying to Get the F**k Away From the Cops” – NASCAR Gets Exposed by Joe Rogan

Published 08/30/2022, 2:00 PM EDT
PASADENA, CA – JUNE 24: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on June 24, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Joe Rogan talked about the origin of NASCAR on his famed Spotify podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. The UFC commentator is one of the most influential figures in the sports world. Besides, his show often produces some bizarre conversations. One such came when he sat down with comedian Tim Dillon. Both artists touched upon various subjects and came across the origin of NASCAR with a wild story.

On JRE podcast episode #1860, Rogan and Dillon were having a conversation about why alcohol becomes a ‘giant part’ of people’s life.

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While discussing this, Rogan said, “That’s what NASCAR is… Moonshiners trying to get the f**k away from the cops and they souped up their cars. That’s the origin of NASCAR.”

“This is one of the most American things of all time. NASCAR is one of the most American things of all time if you look at its origins. Moonshine vehicles, wild southern boys, who is just going down dirt roads, sideways in a 69 charger,” added Rogan.

PASADENA, CA – AUGUST 19: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on August 19, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

“That’s the genesis; That’s where it started from. Those crazy motherf**ers were running alcohol, getting away from cops in souped-up cars,” concluded Rogan.

The JRE host has previously talked about NASCAR on his podcast and compared it to F1.

Joe Rogan offered Formula One is more fun than NASCAR

The millionaire podcast host in one episode of the JRE podcast talked about the difference between the viewing experience of NASCAR and Formula 1.

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Rogan said, “NASCAR is a weird one, right? Because it’s obviously fun to watch; it’s fun to be there. But it’s not as fun as Formula 1.”

PASADENA, CA – JUNE 24: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on June 24, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Thereafter Rogan showed a clip of NASCAR and F1 vehicles from the same track to display the difference in speeds of vehicles in these two sports.

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What do you make of this conversation between Tim Dillon and Joe Rogan about the origin of NASCAR? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight business brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.

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