"I've been a fan ever since I read that NASCAR was controlled by France!"
-- Charles Randall, Cherryville, NC
"The tickets came with my new house on Lake Norman."
-- Brent Sheppard, Morganton
"Bubba, I told you things wouldn't change if I won Powerball!"
-- Wilson Walker, Sacramento, CA
" I'm not French. I'm just a Jeff Gordon fan!"
-- Charles Randall, Cherryville, NC (a two-fer this week)
"I'm not familiar with number 8, but have you seen that 'S' car go?"
-- John Evans, Charlotte
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better captions we received this week:
"Pardon me, but do you have any Grey Poupon?" (submitted by many, many readers)
"Lovely spectacle if it wasn't for all the noise and those dreadful crashes."
"What wine goes with cheesey nachos?"
"Budweiser? Is that a merlot?"
"You call that a left bank?"
"NASCAR Valley? I thought this was NAPA Valley!"
"Excuse me...when is halftime?"
"'Git-R-Done?' Get WHAT done?"
It was a friendship that became a secret. There are truths we can't deny and places we can't return -- Brokeback Racetrack
"How do you say 'Gordon is number one' in your native language?"
“Of course, we French prefer the white flag.”
"I'm doing research for a documentary on the endangered Carolina redneck."
"I did not know we had auto racing in Chapel Hill."
"No, I meant the wine was oaky -- not you ... "
"And then, I took his queen with my rook, and checkmate! You'll never see a more exciting finish!"
"I directed the 'Cars' sequel called 'Carwrecks' -- it will premier in your Bobcats Arena!"
Got another caption to add to the list? Want to judge these yourself, and let us know your winners? Feel free to click on the little blue "Comments" link just below this post to discuss or comment on any of this. Please visit us again Monday for a new cartoon caption challenge.