NASCAR, THE OFFICIAL SPORT OF NORTH CAROLINA?

North Carolina's Senate approved a bill this week to make stock car racing the official state sport of North Carolina. While the bill needs approval from the State Assembly before it becomes law, the substance of the bill has raised spirited debate. Not since the Obama-NASCAR conspiracy has government intervention in racing caused such a stir. The opponents furiously argue that the policy implications of this bill are unacceptable. Like a Logano-Harvick feud, this argument is all talk at the mom ...

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NBC’S NASCAR-THEMED FALL TV LINEUP

 This week NBC announced the development of a scripted NASCAR-themed TV show. The development of a NASCAR sitcom was inevitable after the the success of Michael Waltrip's appearance on My Name is Earl. Perpetually fighting to get out of the ratings basement, NBC and NASCAR have partnered to propel the two brands back into lead. NBC execs are excited about the prospect of infusing their franchise programs with more racing-related content. Here are five new NASCAR-themed shows to debut t ...

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