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By Robert Littal On Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
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Overview of My NABJ Panel on Social Media in Sports Presented by NASCAR

For those that don’t know NABJ stands for The National Association of Black Journalists. I haven’t been to their annual convention since I was at The Ohio State University, but I was invited by NASCAR More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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Armless Engineer Richie Parker Succeeds In NASCAR With Hendrick Motorsports

Born without both arms, Richie Parker has spent his whole life beating the odds, from riding a bike as a child, driving a car, and becoming a successful engineer at Hendrick Motorsports, one the most successful More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Drive 4 Diversity’s Ryan Gifford To Make First Nationwide Series Start

Just a few months removed from winning his first NASCAR race, Drive 4 Diversity graduate Ryan Gifford is set to make his Nationwide Series debut at Iowa Speedway on August 3rd. The 24-year-old Driver 4 Diversity More...

By Vashti Hurt On Friday, May 31st, 2013

African-American Driver Darrell Wallace Jr. Top Qualifier For NASCAR Lucas Oil 200

Remember this name…Darrell Wallace Jr. Drive 4 Diversity graduate, Darrell Wallace Jr. is one of NASCAR’s most promising drivers. He’s talented, humble, driven, and just happens to also be black. After becoming More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

My NASCAR Experience And New Appreciation For The Sport

Let me preface this recap by saying that I live in race country, but I had never even watched a race, let alone attended one. And as an avid fan of “traditional” sports like basketball and football, More...

By Robert Littal On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

NASCAR Driver Dick Trickle Commits Suicide in a Cemetery

Dick Trickle was one of my favorite NASCAR racers growing up, so I am very sadden by this news. Retired race car driver Richard “Dick” Trickle, 71, died today from an apparent self-inflicted gun shot More...

By Ashley On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Jeff Gordon’s NYC Condo Is On the Market For $30 Million

  Got $30 million dollars stashed away somewhere? USA Today reported the asking price for NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon’s lavish NYC condo for that amount. Gordon and his wife purchased the 3 bedroom abode More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

BSO Interview With Up and Coming NASCAR Driver Jonathan Smith

NASCAR is not a sport known for its diversity, but Jonathan Smith is out to change that. The Drive for Diversity graduate has been racing since age five and was even a Rookie of the Year runner-up. After a brief More...

By Tj Llewellyn On Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
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Nascar Driver Jeff Gordon Pranks Car Salesman (Video)

This video is hilariously epic. Pepsi has Nascar driver Jeff Gordon go undercover as a regular guy trying to purchase a car, when he’s encountered by a clueless car salesman who sees his next victim. Gordon, More...

By BSO Staff On Thursday, February 28th, 2013

NASCAR Suspends Jeremy Clements Indefinitely For Admitted Racial Slur

During a one-on-one interview with ESPN, Nationwide Series driver Jeremy Clements opens up about how he found himself suspended indefinitely by NASCAR. Clements claims his suspension was handed down after he used More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Donovan McNabb Congratulates Danica Patrick on Winning Daytona 500; Race Hasn’t Been Run

Donovan McNabb was a very good quarterback, media savvy and an astute businessman from what I hear. With that being said he has been known to make a curious comment or two. He didn’t know NFL games could More...

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