Cultural Lap Speed ComparisonWhen a driver wins the Indianapolis 500, they give him a lot of money and a bottle of milk. Refreshing after spending three hours in a 180-degree race car cockpit.
When a driver wins the World 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup race, they give a lot of money and whatever beverage is a full or part sponsors of his car.
When a driver wins the Grand Prix of Monaco, they give him a lot of money, and a fancy dinner with the Prince and whatever crowned heads of Europe made the scene that weekend.
Aspiring reckless young men and women with a fondness for speed and very good reflexes, the career choice is yours. And it seems a damn clear one to me.