I can only speak for NASCAR, but car crashes are not in fact a big health risk for NASCAR drivers. Due to all the increased safety measures since the fatal crash that killed Dale Earnhardt in 2001, there has not been a driver fatality in a NASCAR race since 2001. Crashes are one of the least hazardous aspects of the sport.
During many weekends in the spring and summer, tens of thousands of fans fill the seats at this racetrack, one of NASCAR's biggest. But over three days in late April or early May every year, the Speedway is transformed into an enormous pop-up health clinic.
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The cycle of feeling relieved when a paycheck is deposited only to watch it quickly drain away is familiar to far too many. Even the rich, which includes famous NASCAR drivers, struggle with keeping the outflow of cash balanced, and below, their income.
It was nearly five years ago when I asked my NASCAR-loving former college roommate, Bill Gross, to give me a list of up-and-coming race car drivers. It was an interesting world that I -- and millions like me -- knew nothing about, yet clearly one that dominated the American sports culture.
It's difficult enough to navigate highways during rush hour, so it's unbelievable to imagine zipping around a race track at speeds of over 150 mph, with cars of equivalent speeds tailing just inches from your bumper.
"Won't someone please think of the children?" We'd like to think somebody is thinking about the children, but for the right reasons.
How do the hungry drivers of NASCAR fuel up? With Ragu Rich & Meaty Spaghetti Sauce.
Charlotte is known by most tourists for its laid-back, southern charm. But to auto racing fans it's the capital of NASCAR, with its famous "Hall of Fame Museum" downtown.
A great deal of the activity in the area is along the new (since 2010) $6.5 million, 1.2 mile oceanfront boardwalk that extends from 14th Avenue to 2nd Avenue Piers in Myrtle Beach.
No need for fussing or for huge quantities of drink. Just great wines for a country cookout at the track.