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NASCAR blurs lines between racing and religion

Updated: February 11, 2004, 6:37 PM ET
Associated Press

Labonte DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- When Bobby Labonte takes the green flag in Sunday's Daytona 500, he'll be racing for victory -- and the Lord.

The hood of Labonte's car is both a shameless movie plug - "The Passion of the Christ," coming soon to a theater near you -- and some new-style proselytizing for the Gospel.

Yes, witnessing has moved from the revival tent to the fast lane.

"It's a chance to get the word out," Labonte said about the ad on his car. "Someone who is curious ...

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