What do you do with old NASCAR race cars? If they are still in good shape you could sell them or maybe use them as show cars. But if they are wrecked? I mean really wrecked. Destroyed. A deposit in a junkyard is probably a good bet. But what if there is some significant racing history associated with it. Think Juan Pablo Montoya's No. 42 Target Chevrolet that was involved in the fiery on-track collision with a jet dryer during the Daytona 500 this year. What would you do with that car?
Little Big Town will perform pre- and post-race concerts at the 34th annual Budweiser Shootout on Saturday, February 18 at the Daytona International Speedway as NASCAR kicks off the 2012 racing season. The group is known for such hits as "Boondocks," "Bring It On Home" and "Little White Church."
We all know there are many reasons to watch the Big Game every year. From the pre-game entertainment, the commercials, the half-time show and the game itself, it seems there is something for everyone - even if you are not a football fan. Part of the attraction is the entertainment value of the ads. Every year there are some great ones. Scott Blaine gave you his top-5 favorite Super Bowl commercials of all time the other day. But do you know what celebrity has been in more ads during the Super Bowl than anyone else?
The 2012 racing season is underway! No its not time for the Daytona 500, that's still four weeks away. But race cars are circulating around Daytona International Speedway this weekend in a classic race known around the world. It's the Grand-Am Racing Series Rolex 24 At Daytona.
The Daytona 500 is just over a month away but NASCAR fans got to see many of their favorite drivers take to the high banks in mostly primer colored race cars at Daytona International Speedway in Florida duri
NASCAR driver Carl Edwards had to settle for second place in the Sprint Cup Series championship in 2011 and now will start the new year off still somewhat in second place as he serves as a second banana to Kelly Ripa this Tuesday on "Live! With Kelly."
Once again this year New York State will be offering free coffee and hot tea for travelers on the state Thruway for New Year's Eve. Also there will be free taxi rides home available on New Year's Eve in Schenectady, Albany, Rensselaer Counties as well.
The goods news for fans of pro basketball is the NBA lockout that lasted over five months was resolved. The goods for area fans is that Glen Falls High School basketball star Jimmer Fredette has finalized his contract as a rookie with the Sacramento Kings. Fredette is expected to play as a point guard for the Kings.
I'm sure it's no surprise. With the NASCAR racing season over for another year, one of the longest streaks of dominance has continued regarding the sport's most popular driver. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was once again named NASCAR's most popular driver. This is the ninth year in a row that Junior has won this award.
The Saratoga Automobile Museum has announced that its new NASCAR exhibit will feature a "Car of Tomorrow" from Penske Racing formerly driven by NASCAR star Kurt Busch. Some of us have seen cars from the Sprint Cup Series up close before. Known as show cars, these are cars that have been retired from active racing. The cool part here is that the museum's plans call for making a "cutaway" of the this Penske Dodge to illustrate the state of the art technology being used in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series.
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