Question by Alfred Pennyworth: While watching NASCAR races, aren’t you tired of hearing the very stupid term “LUCKY DOG”?
Nascar & Nascar fans already take a lot of heat for it being a “redneck” sport. Why do they have to add to this by making it sound so stupid by using “lucky dog”? Why not just say “free pass” or something more descriptive? It’s almost pain in my ears when they say it. I rarely watch races anymore because of stupid terms like this.

The “Lucky dog” rule known as the Free Pass or officially the Beneficiary Rule is a NASCAR rule. The rule allows the driver of the next lapped car or truck behind the leader to gain back a lap during a caution. The driver is called to move to the end of the longest line of the cars at the end of that caution period. This rule was instituted to prevent drivers from racing back to the start/finish line when a caution was called.

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Answer by Jeffy.

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