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MEDIA: NASCAR Partners With Twitter Useless Waste Of The Internet
Monday, May 21st, 2012 10:01 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: If there's a way for NASCAR to hustle a buck, they'll find it. If there's way to hustle a buck while at the same time spin how wonderful they are providing support to fans, they'll exploit it. Of course, all tweets will be screened.

MEDIA: Shelby Dead At 89 A Run Of Numerous Distinctions
Monday, May 14th, 2012 01:10 PM EDT
Z-VIEW: What can one say about Carroll Shelby's accomplishments; racecar driver, innovator, entrepreneur, salesman, Ford 'racing' motivator and yes, a onetime chicken farmer from Texas. But more than anything, the work of his foundation, a great supporter of organ transplant himself a heart recipient.

NASCAR: Awards Banquet Vegas Bound For 3-More Years
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 10:24 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: Vegas creates perfect backdrop, so says NASCAR marketing officer Steve Phelps. Others say Hall of Fame in Charlotte makes more sense, but NASCAR follows the money, and Charlotte has no appetite to pony up more given it's losing $1mm a year on the Hall.

MEDIA: Let There Be Light Bruton v. Humpy
Friday, May 4th, 2012 10:26 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: In the grand scheme it doesn't matter, but to Humpy Wheeler it does, he was the man behind 'lighting' Charlotte Speedway not Bruton Smith who's now taking credit and Humpy's not happy. Once again Bruton didn't let the facts interfere with a good story.

NASCAR: Drivers Disgruntled Never Consulted Over 'Track' Charges
Friday, April 27th, 2012 05:25 PM EDT
Z-VIEW: Bristol will be 'de-groved' hopefully for more beat-n bang-n in pursuit of improving tix sales. Fans want more wrecks so say the media. The past few years NASCAR blamed poor sales on the economy, now it's wrecks, which is it… wrecks or economy?

MEDIA: No Wrecks No Action No Fans No Sense
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 10:00 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: Three of last four Cup races were accident-free, reigniting the age-old debate: Do fans prefer racing or wrecking? It seems Dover has concluded wrecks sell tix, their month long ad-campaign for June race screams CRASH-TASTIC! If you can't promote good racing, sell wrecks.