Don Whittington charged up to a desk inside a gargantuan Fort Lauderdale warehouse built from blue corrugated metal. He was seething. "You're a bitch," he hissed at the receptionist. Then, the five-foot-11 Whittington, who was once a championship racecar driver before earning an 18-month federal pr ... More >>
Cristiano Piquet has it all: fast cars, luxury boats, beautiful women, and a booming business. Since 2005, Piquet Realty has sold hundreds of millions of dollars of prime Miami condos to his fellow Brazilians. His handsome, freckled face has graced business segments on CNN and Al Jazeera. He even ... More >>
Is anyone all that surprised when someone associated with NASCAR continually spouts racist, ignorant garbage? Not really. Sure, it's an image the league is trying to move past, but Bruton Smith, an owner of several NASCAR tracks, is sure making it hard. The guy is full of more hot air than all th ... More >>
Homestead-Miami Speedway President, Matthew Becherer.You may recall that on Friday Crossfade reported that the Fuego Cuban Music Festival was canceled a little over a week after it was officially announced. But it seems the matter isn't so simple. The reports circulating indicated that the Homes ... More >>
Sunday, Sunday, Sunday: The annual Ford 400 takes place at the Homestead Miami Speedway. It's the final race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup and the NASCAR champion will be crowned following the event. We've got tickets to both the race and passes to the Coke Zero Fan Zone, and they can easily be ... More >>
via Flickr brianc"Did ya hear that Billy Jo? We can bring in more beer!" Denny Hamlin is in the lead for the 2010 Sprint cup with the Ford Championship Week just one race awa....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.Whoa, sorry for falling asleep there, but NASCAR is so boring. This happened once before when our da ... More >>
via NASCAR.comBruton Smith, billionaire, bigot, and Don Rickles impersonator.NASCAR fans are not, as a whole, noted for their elevated views on race relations, but the richest owner on the circuit is putting even his most sunburned, Busch-swigging fan to shame.Bruton Smith, a billionaire with a s ... More >>
Take it easy, Danica. You've won only one of these.Aside from the cars going really fast on four wheels, with about three-quarters of the laps being relatively dull, NASCAR and IndyCar have about as much in common as the Rock and Philip Seymour Hoffman. However, the two racing leagues ... More >>
The Monster Jam is music to our ears
You cant turn away from NASCAR.
via Auto Cosmos Florida's cultural transition into fitting its new blue state status is already underway. Case in point: the first NASCAR race in the state since the election, the Ford 400 this Sunday at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, will feature hybrid cars. Seriously, the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid ... More >>
Not on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday its on Friday, Friday, Friday!
SpeedJam brings IndyCars and not-so-indie rock together.
The Monster Jam will destroy the competition.
Indy Legends brings Brickyard history to life.
I regard Nascar in the same way that lunatics consider Free Masonry: It’s everywhere. It generates millions of dollars and seems to hold a considerable sway over half the country’s hearts and minds. And yet, I hardly see it anywhere. I don’t know anybody who cares about Nascar. I’m only r ... More >>
Race down to Homestead for sweet NASCAR action
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Remember Dale at the local cineplex
Motorsports are fun for the whole family
Gentlemen, stop your engines. Hialeah's landmark racetrack brakes down.
Daring drivers get on track in Hialeah
Ticket sales weren't so hot, after all
The Grand Prix Americas is kind of a drag
Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride
A veritable deluge of responses to our competition yields a new moniker -- and a poem, too
County honchos are having second thoughts about the unwieldy handle they attached to Homestead's new racetrack
Grand Prix poobah Ralph Sanchez went to the downtown Howard Johnson's with his hand outstretched. And an ultimatum.