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F1: Bahrain Rescheduled Oct. 30 Despite Team Objections & Protests
Saturday, June 4th, 2011 09:56 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: FIA issued ruling on Friday, the same day, according to eyewitnesses, Bahraini police fired tear gas/rubber bullets at protesters in the capital. 'Nothing to do with money...', said Bernie. However, the annual race has been Bahrain's most profitable international event since 2004.

NASCAR: Sponsorship Still Tough JGR & Pastrana Cut N'Wide Schedule
Friday, June 3rd, 2011 09:38 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: Joe Gibbs Racing (leading owners standings), won't race the no. 20 this weekend, sponsorship didn't materialize. New entry Pastrana-Waltrip will now run only eight of remaining 20 races unless it obtains sponsorship. When these 'brands' can't secure sponsorship it becomes clear advertiser uncertainty lingers.

MEDIA: Informal Conversations Begin Will NASCAR Bag Same TV Deal?
Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 09:31 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: NASCAR ready to battle with broadcasters, but, will they bag 'flat-rate' $4.5bn deal as [it] did in 2005? Highly unlikely, probably more like 'sliding scale' based on ratings, the same method broadcasters use with advertisers. But, will NASCAR accept 'ratings based' fee structure?

INDYCAR: Not Good For Series Should Danica Jump Ship
Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 11:57 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons expects Patrick to 'move' to NASCAR. 'She hasn't told me she will, I believe she will, we'll be ready.... she loves [NASCAR], much more exciting than IndyCar, and all due respect, TV audience for NASCAR is off the hook.'

BIZ: Joe Gibbs Racing Offering Unique Instructional 'Webinar' Great Idea
Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 09:50 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: Material reads, if you own or work at a performance racing shop, job shop or fabricator, you must attend this seminar, on location at Joe Gibbs Racing in Huntersville. But, what's really interesting the seminars' will be webcast. Wonderful, broader accessibility to education.

MEDIA: Kyle Busch Puts Foot-In-Mouth Over Kimi Deal
Monday, May 30th, 2011 12:39 PM EDT
Z-VIEW: Busch stated Raikkonen owes money, hence no more truck races. Not true said GM Rick Ren correcting his bosses 'stupid' comments. After this 'insult', if the Finn returns it certainly won't be with KBM. Busch obviously doesn't have a handle on this business thing.