MSN Money - 'Superperks' sweeten executives' pay:
"The corporate gravy train is still rolling, and its contents are as odd as ever. A sampling: $890,000 worth of race-car driving lessons for one president's sons, maid service, lawn sprinklers, Bermuda homes and in-home computer maintenance. "THe $890,000 is from "furniture-rental chain Aaron Rents... for driving instruction for two sons of William Butler Jr. He is a director and president of sales and lease ownership at Aaron Rents."
A close read suggests that the money is only in part for lessons, but still. Oh and the question everyone is asking: what do you get for the money? If race results are any indication, not much:
"Brett Butler places 28th in USAR’s southern division of the Hooters Series, while Ken ranks 32nd in the northern division."