TOYOTA SPONSAFIER: PRAYING FOR KARSON (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Our little man Karson won! Check out this touching video on SPEED, which shows Karson and his family, along with Denny Hamlin, as they talk about the car and Karson's rare lung disorder. For more info you can go to the Praying for Karson Facebook page. Toyota has launched a cool contest that lets fans design their own race car. It is called the Sponsafier. Ten finalists will be selected on April 1 to move onto the next round and the winning design will be used as the pace car for NASCAR' ...

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COOL FAN VAN GIVEAWAY VIDEO

It has been a bad week. The race on Sunday stank and every columnist worth his salt correctly annihilated NASCAR for Talladega, the boring Chase and the rest of the sport's ills. And so, to change the tone of this site, if only for one post, I offer you the video below. Toyota, Great Clips, BraunAbility and Braun Racing teamed up to give away a one-of-a-kind wheelchair and wheelchair van at the Nationwide race in Charlotte. The kid who won is named Kody Harlow, and, yeah, he was pretty excited. ...

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Clint Bowyer Weighs in On Detroit’s Troubles

I happen to believe that celebrities have the right to say whatever the hell they want; further, I tend to think that if an actor or an athlete feels strongly enough about an issue, he or she should use their higher profile to focus attention on it. Think: Lance Armstrong and cancer. Still, there are exceptions to every rule: Ladies and gentlemen, Clint Bowyer!Needless to say, as GM and Chrysler churn toward bankruptcy, the state of the US auto industry in particular and the greater ...

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