TOP TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR NASCAR DRIVERS

NASCAR drivers are notorious for their unusual tax deductions.  While people often ask how much NASCAR drivers make, the real question is what do they get away with on their taxes.  With help from the IRS public records, here are the most unusual deductions on NASCAR driver returns this year.  1. Elliot Sadler – Deducted Miles Commuted to Work (25,000+ miles)Sadler deducted all the miles logged behind the wheel of the #19 Ford Fusion as “miles he commuted to work.&rdqu ...

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SAMSUNG 500 ODDS

 “Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth.”Mike Tyson’s quote rings through my skull like a shot to the eye socket.  Ryan Newman (I can’t believe he won either) has me down a fake $250 in my quest to bet every single 2010 Sprint Cup race.In a bid to avoid getting financially knocked out, I find solace that my Kasey Kahne prop bet worked out. I also find joy knowing that I will never bet real money on NASCAR when/if my pregnant wife allows me near ...

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WHEN NASCAR AND RAP COLLIDE

 This happens. The video was made in 2003 ... but you would not know it from those dope 1981 beats. Who produced this? Average Homeboy? Get your Stock Car Racing Edition of the Holy Bible today (The Daily What)25 athlete mug shots (Holy Taco)Dude on riding mower tasered (Break)Scott Stapp murders baseball with his voice (SB Nation)10 silliest pro wrestling characters of all time (Guyism)Chuck Liddell suffers another mini-stroke on set of TUF 11 (Cage Potato)How to properly support ...

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ATTENDANCE DECLINE STUMPS NASCAR

I am used to the sight of empty grandstand sections in Fontana, California. Unsold tickets in Atlanta exist for every race. However the eye-popping available seats in Bristol, Tennessee caused both eyebrows to rise.This has been going on for a while. Ten years ago seats were held year to year and tickets to some venues were impossible to get. Renewal forms were sent to customers upon a race’s conclusion, a year in advance of the next event. Tracks were sold out on a regular basis. New gran ...

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KAHNE GOES FROM THE KING TO THE EMPEROR

On a day in which Kelly Bires’ release from JR Motorsports dominated the morning Twitter feeds of those in the NASCAR circle, the tone of the conversation took a dramatic turn with the news that Kasey Kahne had signed a multi-year deal with Hendrick Motorsports. The most lucrative free agent on the NASCAR market, it was no surprise Kahne would be leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the 2010 season. What surprised almost everyone in NASCAR was that the 30-year-old signed the dea ...

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