LEAKED OBAMA NOTES FROM NASCAR MTG

On Wednesday President Obama is scheduled to meet with Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin and several former NASCAR champions.  In an All Left Turns exclusive, we have obtained a senior-level staffer's notes to the president's speech-writing team.  These documents show the White House's attempts to get the president up to speed on stock car racing.   Talking Points for the President regarding NASCAR 1. Pretend it's the Chicago BullsPresident Obama is likely to be very bored ...

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LOLNASCAR: GUITAR HERO

Some people are handed a Sam Bass-designed Gibson guitar and think "smashy-smashy." Not Ron Hornaday Jr. All the 51-year-old driver is interested in is smashing records, like when he won his fifth Camping World Truck Series race in a row on Saturday in Nashville. Safe to say he won't be sawing this trophy into pieces.  This is why you keep cronies around. They don't ask why the boss is bowling on a carpeted surface. They just clap. Thanks to LOLnascar for the weekly chuckl ...

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NASCAR MISSED CONNECTIONS

As silly season kicks into high gear, the inside scoop isn't in the garage; it's on Craigslist. Drivers, owners and sponsors think they are posting anonymously to Craigslist's Missed Connections, but we smoked them out.  Here are several choice examples pulled from the site. See if you can figure out which drivers have "Missed Connections."Me, the balding guy with the mustache and the radar gun at the entrance to pit road.  I was trying to flag you down to talk, but you ...

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THESE NASCAR TV PHRASES MUST BE RETIRED

It turns out NASCAR has been encouraging TV commentators to use the term "Double File Restart: Shootout-style."  The overuse of "shootout style" is the latest in a long line of phrases that TV commentators need to retire.  This message is addressed to all of the NASCAR TV commentators out there. "Do not pass go, don't collect 200 bucks ... just stop repeating these oft-used phrases." 1. "Things are really crazy in (insert driver's) pit box." ...

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JOIN NASCAR DRIVERS FOR VACATION GET-A-WAYS

Every year fans take advantage of the two-week break between races in July to travel with their favorite drivers in exclusive NASCAR-themed vacation packages.  Here is a rundown of the five most-popular driver vacation get-a-way packages.Bubble City Water Park Get-a-WayBubble City Waterpark of Pittsburgh has never been so much fun!  Join Kyle Busch, Mark Martin and Matt Kenseth ... and Greg Biffle and David Reutimann (and probably Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers ... and Jeff Burton and ...

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