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Video: Julian Edelman’s day at NASCAR

Julian Edelman was the honorary pace car driver at New Hampshire Speedway race today.  Photo From Patriots.com

Julian Edelman was the honorary pace car driver at New Hampshire Speedway race today.
Photo From Patriots.com

Patriots outstanding wr Julian Edelman was the honorary pace car driver at NASCAR’S race today in New Hampshire.

After driving around the “Magic Mile” track, Edelman gained mad respect for the drivers.

“After coming here today and seeing this and the excitement and energy of the crowd and the people, it’s pretty insane,” Edelman said. “It was a fun experience, but I’ll definitely be watching a lot more now, because I’m vested.”

Edelman’s pace car would be a Toyota Camry, and before the race, Edelman went through the instructions of driving the pace car.

Edelman getting instructions on how to drive the pace car! Photo By: BARRY CHIN/GLOBE/STAFF

Edelman getting instructions on how to drive the pace car!
Photo By: BARRY CHIN/GLOBE/STAFF

The instructor gave Edelman 3 rules: “Keep it at 47 [miles per hour], off the walls, and in the middle [of the track],” the Patriots wideout said. “When I was out there, trying out the car, they let me open it up and I was able to get up to 90-100 miles per hour. I pretty much told myself that these dudes are certifiably crazy to be going that fast on that little ring – they’re studs.’’

Edelman also said drivers are athletes too.

“They’re, for sure, athletes,” said Edelman, who was introduced at the drivers’ meeting along with Pats offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. “It’s an endurance thing and they’re sitting in the car for three hours, going 200 miles per hour, you’ve got to be focused.”

Check out Edelman’s pictures from the day, and videos!

Julian Edelman posing with the Pace Car. Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Julian Edelman posing with the Pace Car.
Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Julian Edelman Photo From Toyota Racing Twitter

Julian Edelman
Photo From Toyota Racing Twitter

Julian Edelman in the pace car. Photo From NH Speedway Twitter.

Julian Edelman in the pace car.
Photo From NH Speedway Twitter.

Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Julian Edelman chatting it up with driver Kyle Busch. Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Julian Edelman chatting it up with driver Kyle Busch.
Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Edelman with Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth Photo From Toyota Racing Twitter

Edelman with Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth
Photo From Toyota Racing Twitter

Julian Edelman during a media session. Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Julian Edelman during a media session.
Photo From NH Speedway Twitter

Edelman giving an interview Photo From Jerry Gappens Twitter

Edelman giving an interview
Photo From Jerry Gappens Twitter

Josh McDaniels and Julian Edelman with a Miss Sprint Cup girl! Photo from Miss Sprint Cup Girl Twitter

Josh McDaniels and Julian Edelman with a Miss Sprint Cup girl!
Photo from Miss Sprint Cup Girl Twitter


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