Doge And Dogecoin Are Actually, Really Headed To NASCAR

Last week, the community behind the silly/hilarious/very real cryptocurrency Dogecoin noticed that NASCAR racer Josh Wise was without a sponsor. They needed to raise $55,000 in dogecoins, and Josh would have a ticket to ride. In less than a week, they've done it. You're about to see a Doge race around 'Dega. » 3/25/14 3:45pm 3/25/14 3:45pm

Woman Stabs Husband Because Devil Said He Was "Worshipping NASCAR"

A 23-year-old Tennessee woman—upset that her husband was "worshipping" a NASCAR race—drove her car into the church across the street from their home, called her husband from the wreckage, and stabbed him in the chest when he arrived. Prior thereto, she was smoking weed all day and all night while having conversations… » 3/17/14 11:18pm 3/17/14 11:18pm

Scores Of Idiots Don't Realize Fox Is Airing Last Year's Daytona 500

Update: See bottom for newest idiots Fox News and ESPN. Today's Daytona 500 is currently in a weather delay, so Fox is airing last year's edition. Many NASCAR fans are incapable of reading the ticker at the bottom of the screen, and are live-tweeting the race out in excitement. Here are some of those dumbasses, as… » 2/23/14 4:38pm 2/23/14 4:38pm

"America's Most Patriotic Band" Plays America's Worst Anthem Rendition

NASCAR promoted these guys who performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" before today's Nationwide Series race at Daytona as "Madison Rising, America's Most Patriotic Rock Band." I guess the more patriotic, the less talented! (Things really get good, and by good I mean bad, around the one-minute mark.) » 2/22/14 1:28pm 2/22/14 1:28pm

Do Safer Cars Make NASCAR Drivers Behave More Recklessly?

In 1975, Dr. Sam Peltzman hypothesized that more automobile safety regulations lead to offsetting behavior by participants; that is, as drivers gain comfort through safety enhancements, they drive more recklessly. This phenomenon is known as the Peltzman Effect, and with the Daytona 500 just a few days away, it's… » 2/20/14 11:56am 2/20/14 11:56am

Parker Kligerman Just Got Tossed Into The Wall At Daytona Practice

There's a large, Parker Kligerman-sized hole in the fence at Daytona after Joey Logano lost control after coming into contact with Matt Kenseth and hit Trevor Bayne who then flipped Parker. Everyone is ok, but Parker's car is trashed. » 2/19/14 4:54pm 2/19/14 4:54pm

Is Danica Patrick Good Or Terrible? An Explainer

There is no race car driver that engenders as much debate as Danica Patrick. She's controversial when she crashes, she's controversial when she finishes. She's talked about on track and off. But is she good or does she suck? » 2/17/14 1:31pm 2/17/14 1:31pm

How To Become A NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver

Since first stepping in a go-kart at age 13, it's taken me exactly ten of the most nerve wracking, disorienting and exciting years of my life to reach the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Through those ten years, almost $10 million dollars of funding has been spent by sponsors, investors and owners on me. » 2/04/14 5:21pm 2/04/14 5:21pm

Comedian Dares To Make Fun Of Danica Patrick, Awkwardness Ensues

Danica Patrick has been racing in NASCAR since 2010, so you'd think she'd built a pretty thick armor by now, like every racing driver does. Comedian Jay Mohr had the chutzpah to mention her results, though, and suddenly all bets were off. Enter the icy glare of death. » 12/08/13 11:52am 12/08/13 11:52am

Dear Donovan McNabb: Racing Drivers Are Tougher Than Athletes

Retired NFL star Donovan McNabb recently found himself bombarded with criticism from racing drivers and fans alike after he claimed on Fox Sports Live that drivers aren't really athletes. OppositeLock's Phathead argues instead that drivers are actually more impressive, for their sport is vastly more dangerous. » 11/22/13 3:08pm 11/22/13 3:08pm