NASCAR has always welcomed military members and family since its 1948 inception, so a recent USO tour to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba by Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano recently was normal if not typical. Many drivers have visited troops in war zones and foreign bases over the years, but the tour by Keselowski and Logano took on significance because of their ages. Keselowski is 24 and Logano is 21, and both are in nearly the same age group as most U.S troops
Posts from ‘December, 2011’
Updated Dec 19, 2011 11:25 AM ET Inaugural NASCAR Preview 2012 Presented by Sprint – event giving fans the chance to meet over 50 drivers from the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide, and Camping World Truck series, featuring autograph and Q&A sessions, show car appearances, simulators, and games.
By Mark Glendenning Monday, December 19th 2011, 11:33 GMT IndyCar engine manufacturers believe that the series will not suffer if the new DW12 chassis initially proves to be slower than expected on ovals. Championship officials have long been optimistic that the new chassis will outperform its predecessor at tracks such as Indianapolis, although this has not been borne out in initial testing.
Two months after the nation was stunned by a 15-car crash that killed driver Dan Wheldon, the Izod IndyCar Series is trying to reestablish momentum heading into next season. But after announcing last week that no one factor caused Wheldon’s death in the fiery wreck Oct