NASCAR SPONSOR FAIL

 In today's topsy-turvy economy, even well-financed teams juggle sponsors to make it through the season.  We know teams are desperate for sponsors, so let's make this clear up front: Our comments are in no way aimed at the drivers or teams.  The teams are grateful for and need every sponsor dollar that comes in.  However, there are certain companies that should think twice before sinking money into NASCAR.   Charter Communications, one of the nation's largest cab ...

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NASCAR SPONSOR FAIL: CITIFINANCIAL

Welcome back to another edition of NASCAR SPONSOR FAIL.  This week, we'll be taking a look at Citifinancial's involvement in NASCAR.  Just as a reminder:  Our  comments are in no way aimed at the drivers or teams.  The teams are grateful for and desperately need every sponsor dollar that comes in, but some comapnies should think twice before jumping into the NASCAR cash auger. Should a company that has asked the government to shoulder $306 billion in "troubled as ...

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PAINT SCHEME FAIL RELOADED: CASH-STRAPPED SPONSORS

As someone who has been following NASCAR since the late 1980s, it is very easy for me to see how the struggling economy has affected NASCAR.  It used to be that a race team got a sponsor and kept it for years, only changing the colors for special paint schemes.  Now it seems that even the well-financed teams have to juggle sponsors to make it through the season.  I know that teams are desperate for sponsors, so let me make this clear up front: My comments are in no way aimed at th ...

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