It was a big weekend in the sports world: Debuts were made, poles were won and records were broken. This may seem like any other day or any other highlight reel on ESPN, but it was not George St. Pierre, Jeff Gordon or LeBron James who did these things.
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“Boogity Boogity Boogity! Lets Go Racing Boys!” Defiantly not ordinary language one would encounter in a daily casual conversation. Yet, this isn’t too uncommon at California Speedway on NASCAR race weekend.
Abraham Lincoln once said, “A house divided cannot stand.” Honest Abe was, of course, referring to the American Civil War, but he could just as easily have been talking about the present state of professional motor racing.
NASCAR racing doesn’t typically consider the University of La Verne campus home. But when the track is only 26 feet long, and the cars can be controlled with a remote, ULV can tell its students to start their engines.
On Feb. 18, the National Association of Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) lost one of its most famous and successful drivers. At approximately 190 miles per hour and only seconds away from the finish line, Dale Earnhardt crashed into the wall at the Daytona 500.