NASCAR is not really criticized at all for its lack of contribution to society, but because the race at Talladega today has been remarkably boring, as races at Talladega go, let's just pretend it is. But today, it has finally rebutted all of that criticism, bequeathing society with the proper pronunciation of "doge." Huzzah.
I, for one, never understood what the problem was. Clearly, it's pronounced just as it's written, with a soft /r/ and a hard /b/. And here's the explanation in Spanish:
Now if only someone can teach us how to pronounce Mate.