Now when your annoying roommate says he can drive a race car better than that guy on TV, you can prove he’s full of crap. A company called Real Time Race is making it possible in 2010 for people at home to race in real time with people in real cars on real tracks.

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According to the company’s website, “There’s a range of ways to participate – Real Time Race operates with any Internet connected screen with a web browser. So if you’re an Xbox, Wii or Playstation fanatic you’re in business.” (Apparently they didn’t get the memo that the “Xbox” doesn’t have a web browser…)

We bet Dale Earnhardt, Jr. never thought he would be beat by a 40-year-old fat guy in his underwear who lives with his parents. Sign up for the demo at their site.