DC Sports Bog: NASCAR


Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 08/08/2011

John Erskine, hanging out with Jimmie Johnson

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:14 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, NASCAR

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 05/30/2007

Brendan Gaughan and the IDEA Deal

Brendan Gaughan was explaining to me this afternoon how NASCAR could reach minority kids when suddenly he stopped to listen to the music coming out of a passing car. "Ooooooh, go-go," said the former Georgetown basketball player and current NASCAR truck series driver. He began dancing. "I miss go-go music....

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:21 PM ET, 05/30/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NASCAR

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/02/2007

NASCAR Fan Loves Crown Royal

The thing about Jim Stewart is, he actually loves Crown Royal. Like, it's a huge part of his life. Like, I've never heard of anyone to whom Crown Royal is so important. Stewart, of course, is the name behind this weekend's NASCAR race. Officially, it's known as "Crown Royal presents...

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/02/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NASCAR

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 09/11/2006

NASCAR Notes

Yummy American artisanal cheese and yummy American craft beer tasting notes from the NASCAR tailgate will follow; we're currently soliciting suggestions for week two cheese and beer selections. In the meantime, some NASCAR notes from Richmond: Best tailgating sign: "No Man Boobs!" Food for a champion: The 4 p.m. spread...

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:37 AM ET, 09/11/2006 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NASCAR

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/08/2006

Playing with Monopoly Money

So I'm in a 30-person scrum of media people trying to talk to future U.S. Senator Jeff Burton. (He's ready for filibuster duty, btw; check this quote when he was asked if the current points system should be changed: You know I don't know, I mean, I honestly don't know....

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/08/2006 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NASCAR

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 09/08/2006

The Actual Wedding

The wedding party arrived in a massive red-yellow-and-green trolley-type vehicle that was tastefully decorated with black and white Gatorade Victory Lane-style streamers. The groom, 22-year old Mike Gray, a specialist in the Army with a background in jumping out of planes from great heights, was in full uniform. (Jumping out...

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:12 PM ET, 09/08/2006 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NASCAR

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 09/08/2006

The Gray-Pawlak Wedding, Live From Victory Lane

So I was the first guest to arrive at the Gray-Pawlak Gatorade Victory Lane wedding. It was scheduled for 2:30, and I was there at 2:30 sharp, but there was no wedding and no guests and no flowers and no champagne. There were, however, two 16-year-old girls taking photos of...

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:14 PM ET, 09/08/2006 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NASCAR