According to the L.A. Times, NASCAR is looking to snap out of its current ratings and attendance slump. That the country's most popular motorsport is overdue for a makeover is not news. But why, exactly, is it so dull?
A blasted-looking J.C. France, grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France and Grand-Am racer, was arrested in Daytona Beach with his "housemate" for an illegal trifecta: drug possession, street racing and DUI. Yup, Cocaine is a hell of a drug.
Bill France Jr, former Nascar boss and scion to stock-car racing's pappy in chief, died at 74 after a long battle with cancer, officials said today. France, once a motorcycle racer who competed in the Baja 1000, started his Nascar career pulling trees out of the Florida swampland that would become the Daytona…