Later today, NBC Sports’ NASCAR Gridiron Challenge presented by Toyota premieres. It’s a one-hour special that pairs NASCAR drivers with former NFL greats in a series of stock car races and a football challenge, and will debuts tonight at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN, immediately following the NASCAR America Hall of Fame Special. A capsule from the GridironChallenge will air as part of NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX pre-game show on Sunday, February 1, beginning at Noon ET.
In this above video, Hines Ward, Doug Flutie, Rod Smith and few other NFL great sit passenger side as NASCAR drivers take them for a spin and give them a new-found respect for the sport.