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.
Although my mental prep seemed poised for victory, I wasn't prepared physically. My NYC diet of all-you-can-eat half-priced sushi and French toast has kept me in a shape, probably best described as an sagging water-balloon.
We live in a country that allows each of us to follow our dream of doing what we love -- and it's because of our brave military members that this is possible.
The kids loved it and the muscle car era was born. It even inspired a song, "Little GTO."
The work began a little over 10 years ago after my firstborn son Ryan was diagnosed with severe autism.
In today's world, companies can no longer rely solely on brand loyalty to sell products and services.
Madison Rising, the self-proclaimed "most patriotic rock band in America," kicked the NASCAR racing season off on Saturday with what many are calling ...
As you watch the NBA playoffs this spring, impress your friends with this fact: the idea for those Nikes worn by LeBron James and Kevin Durant was actually born in the rainforests of the northeast Amazon.
So as we watch the 2014 Olympics, where we celebrate hundreds of athletes' superhuman capabilities, aptitude and skill, we should remember to routinely celebrate those same qualities that racecar drivers exhibit almost every week.