NASCAR PROP BETS, VERSION TWO

Denny Hamlin. Oh how you scorn me.I wrote a column putting money on him to win at Martinsville before the odds came out. Upon seeing those odds and hating them, I went in the other direction. Now Captain ACL has me down $200 in fake currency instead of being down less than $100 in fake moolah had I stuck with my original hunch. In an unrelated note, I hate this column and can’t be happy enough for an off week so I can present some random prop bets to drown my sorrow for a bit. Odds Kyle ...

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NASCAR FANS VOTE REPUBLICAN, BUT YOU KNEW THAT ALREADY

 Sarah Palin’s next stop … The Masters? The National Journal reports that a new study gleaned from interviews with hundreds of thousands of Americans finds that NASCAR is the third-most popular sport among Republican TV viewers. The study examined the correlation between viewers' favorite sports and their voting habits. The PGA Tour finished first among Republican voters. That is not much of a shock. I thought for sure NASCAR would be at least No. 2, but no. College footba ...

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HAPPY APRIL FOOL’S DAY!

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WHAT DO NASCAR CREWS DO DURING THE WEEK?

There is an old racing expression that states something about the 10-cent part taking the $100,000 racecar out of an event. It isn’t a cliché. It does happen. The way to prevent it is to check every part, even the 10-cent ones. And then check them again.A car is almost ready to load into a team’s transporter for a race weekend after the final scaling and setup is complete. The crucial safety check remains. This checking procedure is not a random free-for-all. Any mechanic cann ...

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DJ TO LEGALLY CHANGE NAME TO TEXASMOTORSPEEDWAY.COM

UPDATE: This story is a hoax, according to ESPN. Happy March Fool's Day?A Texas radio DJ has agreed to legally change his name to TexasMotorSpeedway.com for one year in exchange for $100,000. On Tuesday track president Eddie Gossage tempted Terry Dorsey of 96.3 KSCS with the offer. Gossage also elicited a promise that Dorsey receive a permanent TMS tattoo. On Wednesday Dorsey agreed. This will not be the last time something like this happens.   Said Gossage, ""This may seem a b ...

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