Brad Keselowski’s car was held in the pits longer than his crew would have hoped at Pocono Raceway this afternoon thanks to a fender slam by one of his crew members that got caught by NASCAR officials. NASCAR told them to put the fender back, and the crew was just like, “What? No.”
This weekend, NBCSN’s Steve Matchett and Leigh Diffey plan to cover the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, then fly over to Pennsylvania to cover IndyCar at Pocono Raceway. How, exactly? We picked Diffey’s brain on how the television sausage is made to find out.
Continuing the racial insensitivity we've come to expect from ESPN, a race announcer finished an interview this weekend with NASCAR crew member Kenyatta Houston — who is black — by asking him to "tap for us" before the race. Seriously.
Presidential hopeful Barack Obama will be attempting to reach red state audiences by sponsoring a NASCAR Sprint Cup car for the Pocono race on August 3rd of this year. Assuming no one gives it the red flag, this will be the first time that a presidential candidate has officially sponsored a NASCAR entrant. The…