I went to my first NASCAR race this past weekend in Loudon, New Hampshire. A very appropriate name for a town that hosts a car racing event. After years of glossing over a few laps on FOX on slow summer weekends, and having it forced upon me by my roommate, I finally get it. A NASCAR event is an experience in the truest sense of … Continue reading Good News: I’m A NASCAR Guy Now, Bad News: See Good News
Sunday, 2pm EST, Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. It’s known as NASCAR’s biggest, baddest, and fastest track. With 33 degree banking, this 2.66 mile Tri-Oval challenges drivers for the entire race. The nature of superspeedway racing promotes racers to draft off of each other in very close proximity in order to stay with the pack. In other words, ass eating isn’t just for people anymore. The … Continue reading Guest Blog: You Can’t Spell ‘The Big One’ Without ‘The Big O’
NASCAR drivers grew up in garages and usually spent their free time as kids working on their own go karts and late model cars. They have innate knowledge about the inner workings of vehicle, which is imperative to relay information to their teams in order to make the car go faster. If they don’t know what is going on under the hood, they will not … Continue reading Guest Blog: How Soft Are NASCAR Drivers?
New England and Boston fans have been spoiled with professional sports championships since 2000. All 4 major teams have one at least one championship since the turn of the century, totaling 11 trophies. The world knows that we have clearly dominated the sporting landscape, and gives us well deserved respect every time the Duck Boats carry our heroes around the town. Respected broadcasts like NESN, … Continue reading Guest Blog: New England Is Not Getting Enough Credit For Sports