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NASCAR’s Dillon Tests Out Coast Guard’s ‘Big Jet Ski’

Coast Guard response boats don’t handle quite the same as race cars, but to NASCAR driver Austin Dillon, they’re both a blast. ”Coast Guard boats, they’re unbelievable machines. It’s like driving a big jet ski,” No. 3 said when he recently visited Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Dillon had a chance to see how the Coasties protect America’s maritime ...

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Marine Corps Drill Instructor Doesn’t Hold Back on NASCAR’s Larson

“Starting now, you will live, eat, sleep and train as a team. The words ‘I, me and my’ will no longer be a part of your vocabulary!” Those words were some of the first that NASCAR driver Kyle Larson heard as he stepped off the bus at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. No. 42 got an earful ...

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Speed, Popcorn Draw In NASCAR’s Wallace for F-15 Flight

Going fast is clearly a passion for NASCAR driver Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. But 500 mph in a fighter jet? That’s a little faster than what he’s used to. “We’ve got to find some speed in our car to match this speed,” Wallace said after visiting Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina to test out the adrenaline rush from an ...

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Watch: President Trump Hosts the NASCAR Cup Series Champion Martin Truex Jr. and Team [video + transcript]

Martin Truex Jr. and Donald Trump

President Donald Trump welcomes NASCAR Cup Series Champion Martin Truex Jr. and his team to the White House to celebrate their victory. Transcript THE PRESIDENT:  Come on up here.  A lot of courage, driving those cars.  A lot of courage.  Good afternoon.  Today, I’m thrilled to welcome the 2017 NASCAR Champion, Martin Truex Jr.  That is fantastic.  (Applause.)  And, Sherry, ...

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Mitt Romney (Really) Doesn’t Have That Much Money

Romney’s “2 Cadillacs” and “my friends own NASCAR teams” stories might seem like old news now, but if he gets the GOP’s nod, you can bet that stories about his wealth will begin to circulate again in preparation for this fall’s election.  Since 80% of Conservatives seem to think he’s going to win the nomination (and he has the largest ...

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Mrs. Class Warfare Booed at Nascar Finale

NASCAR racing may be the most patriotic sport in America. The U.S. flag being towed around Homestead raceway before the start of the Ford 400 this past weekend is but proof. NASCAR also has a longstanding tradition of including prayers before each and every race, and is the only American sport to continue to do so in recognizing the importance ...

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NASCAR Crowd Boos Michelle Obama

Why the Obama campaign thought this was a good idea, I have no idea! Don’t they realize they are (in Obama’s very own words) in “enemy” territory? And… wouldn’t ya know it– the AP is reporting a completely different story! It seems they “interpreted” the crowd as giving her a hearty reception, even going so far as to give her a standing ...

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Left Turns, Fireballs and GOP Debates

Why do people watch races? Of course it’s to see their favorite driver take the checkered flag, but also.. the crashes. Is that also why we watch political debates? In the early debates, we might have been watching traded-barb after traded barb to mentally score the good answers and the bad. Race fans watch the constant stream of left turns, on ...

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Black Flagged

It’s not every day that politics and NASCAR collide to grab the attention of  the nation. Obama invited eleven NASCAR drivers to the White House and was declined by five of the eleven. Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle decided their previous engagements are more important than meeting with Obama. The reaction to the decision ...

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