Today I learned that lawnmower racing on ice is apparently a thing

Alcohol and idiotic white people have combined to give us some of the greatest sports known to man, like…well…really just NASCAR.

But today I stumbled upon a video of some people up in New Hampshire who apparently have their own winter series of lawnmower races on ice. Continue reading Today I learned that lawnmower racing on ice is apparently a thing

Dale Jr. is retiring and oh man is that bad timing

On the one hand, it isn’t entirely surprising that Dale is on his way out. He has the injury issues, he’s not getting any younger, and it’s pretty visible now that his driving abilities just aren’t what they were. Continue reading Dale Jr. is retiring and oh man is that bad timing

NASCAR is going through an identity crisis. Can it be fixed?

NASCAR is one of those sports that you either really love or really hate.

It’s true that the sport did derive, in some part, from the moonshining industry. When Prohibition was over,┬áthere had to be some sort of way to use these souped-up vehicles and driving know-how. The sport is proudly Southern in its roots. It’s honestly inevitable that pride would show up in the sport’s growth.

The France family first established NASCAR in the 1940’s, filling a void that was much-needed in the region, which up to that point, suffered from lack of centralization. NASCAR quickly gained fame in the Southeast for racing at exotic venues, such as the beachfront of Daytona.

Continue reading “NASCAR is going through an identity crisis. Can it be fixed?”