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Are NASCAR Drivers Good Role Models?
Mike Harper - SOZ

It’s the 2017 Rap Crap List! A role model as defined by Dictionary.com is “a person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people.” At every NASCAR race you will find children in the stands. And for many adult NASCAR fans, sharing the experience of race weekend with their children is a beloved tradition, passed down from their parents. According to Nielsen Scarborough, one of the country’s largest marketing research firms, 2...

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017
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But Does Dale Earnhardt Jr Qualify as a Legend?
Dennis Michelsen

But Does Dale Earnhardt Jr Qualify as a Legend? Over the past few weeks I have seen headlines about a “Legendary Comic” and “Legendary Musician” who had passed away and while I do not live in a cave I had never heard of either man. In this day and age we do throw the word “Legend” around more loosely than we did years ago. Yesterday shortly after the news broke that Dale Earnhardt Jr was announcing that this would be...

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017
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NASCAR Spring Break Report Card
Dennis Michelsen

NASCAR Spring Break Report Card Couch Potato Corner It sure seemed strange not to see a NASCAR race on a weekend. After seven weeks of action and occasional inaction we have been programmed like our television remote to tune into a NASCAR race every weekend. Of course the discerning fans could still find their NASCAR fix with Lori Munro and I on The Final Inspection Radio Show as usual on Saturday. http://www.1057fmthefan.com/media/audio-channel/dennis-michelsen-and-lori-munro-1 Let’s take a look at NASCAR Monster Energy...

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Monday, 17 April 2017
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Should NASCAR and Texas Motor Speedway Apologize?
Mike Harper - SOZ

Sadly a new chapter in NASCAR was opened this past weekend at Texas Motor Speedway and without the watchful eye of a fellow Texan, we may not have even heard about it. The sad reality is NASCAR and my home track Texas Motor Speedway lost a small group of fans who I’ve been told will now watch the Texas races on TV or will look for alternate vacation destinations as the sport continues to pave a new path in search...

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017
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Disappointment in NASCAR is Bigger in Texas
Dennis Michelsen

Disappointment in NASCAR is Bigger in Texas Couch Potato Corner- Texas Motor Speedway They always say that everything in bigger in Texas and this weekend they really were proven to be right. Every time a race track is repaved we have seen uncertainty and often single file racing. But the experts at Texas Motor Speedway thought they had an idea that would work better. They changed the banking in turns 1 and 2 and kept the banking the same in...

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017
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Did Earnhardt Call NASCAR Boring?
Mike Harper - SOZ

No sport or industry focused on entertainment wants to be called boring. For NASCAR and track promoters, the biggest challenge is keeping fans entertained before and during the race. And sadly, when the race itself is struggling to entertain fans people begin to do desperate things. The announcement or rumor, depending on how it’s being reported… is Monster Energy will bring MMA fighting to NASCAR races. As Monster tries to become NASCAR’s ratings savior, this will, without a doubt spark...

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Wednesday, 05 April 2017
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