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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