Archive: Miscellaneous

A Late Start

I got a little bit of a late jump-start this morning. I was up past midnight shooting pool and sharing beverages with my buddy Joe Pagels in the Ramada Inn lounge in Titusville, Fla., after spending some time with the...

By Mike Snyder | February 19, 2006; 11:18 AM ET | Comments (6) | TrackBack (0)

Diggin' In at Daytona

Daytona International Speedway is several miles from the beach -- but when they first started racing stock cars in Daytona, half the course was actually on the beach. That may be why sand sculpture is part of the scene during...

By Mike Snyder | February 17, 2006; 04:05 PM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

'Title Pros' Go the Extra Mile for Charity

I stopped at a souvenir vendor under the Nextel Tower grandstand yesterday afternoon. I was "window shopping" more than anything else, but found some stuff I just had to have for my kids. Sisters Niki, left, and Brittany Humphrey volunteer...

By Mike Snyder | February 17, 2006; 09:36 AM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

The Princesses of NASCAR

Not all that long ago, NASCAR meant stock car racing, and NASCAR marketing was focused on cars, auto parts, tobacco products and soft drinks. But as tracks, sponsorships and Nielson ratings have multiplied, the "brand" has obviously opened up a...

By Mike Snyder | February 17, 2006; 08:43 AM ET | Comments (7) | TrackBack (0)


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