Last season, NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series transitioned to electronic fuel injection for the first time in the sport's history. Many Jalops scoffed, “Welcome to 1990 NASCAR!” For NASCAR, it wasn’t about a lack of technology or engineering in the sport to make this transition earlier, but more about keeping technology…
Kyle Busch's Toyota NASCAR racer will wear Snickers bar livery when it runs in the All-Star race this weekend. No, his crew didn't dip the car in chocolate and peanuts, although that sounds delicious.
In all his years racing, Dale Earnhardt Sr. won at Daytona International Speedway 34 times. He only won the biggest race at the track, the Daytona 500, once. But the celebration for that win rivaled the joy that is seen when a new Pope takes the helm of the Catholic Church.
A while ago there was a persistent rumor that MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi would switch to Formula One with Ferrari. That never came to fruition, but he still dabbles in cars every once-in-a-while. He dabbled again yesterday when he drove a stock car at Charlotte Motor Speedway. And he was really fast.