Racing’s Three Stooges: Bernie, Mark and Brian

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Ever wonder why major league racing isn’t run better than it currently is? Or feel as though F-1, IndyCar and NASCAR are in a state of decline? That the message is quite often muddled or just plain wrong? We do. Especially in light of the billions of Dollars (and Euros, Yen, and Pounds) spent and made every year around the globe in the pursuit of artistry on wheels.

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Here’s one explanation: The leaders of F-1, IndyCar and NASCAR are inept stooges – as in Moe, Larry and Curly maladroit. Continue reading

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I’m Ecstatic NASCAR’s Finally Over

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I’m Ecstatic NASCAR’s Finally Over,

That interminable, mindless season –

It stretches from Cali to Dover,

And lasts ten months for no reason

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NASCAR: ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Series

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With Kurt Bush being investigated for domestic assault, brawling becoming commonplace on NASCAR pit lane and Tony Stewart’s accidental killing of young Kevin Ward, 2014 has provided a chilling look into the bleak future of racing, much less society. It is American society that is the target audience of this madness and of course a certain segment eats it up to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars a year. While many movies may come to mind when pondering the troubling state of NASCAR – Rocky, The Jerry Springer Movie, or even Idiocracy – it seems compellingly clear instead that NASCAR has morphed into ‘A Clockwork Orange’ series.

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