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NASCAR: First His Brother Rusty Now Kenny '…We're Broke'
Monday, March 5th, 2012 09:14 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: CEO Brian France recently said sponsors are returning, we're in a good place. Seems the brothers' Wallace didn't get the memo. Kenny's Nationwide team informed him no sponsorship, no masse. No fear, according to Kenny, he has SPEED TV money, Rusty has ESPN loot.

MEDIA: NASCAR CEO France Fan Letter Misses The Mark
Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 03:19 PM EDT
Z-VIEW: 2012 season begun, with a bang no less, and Brian France offered thanks for fan support, noting that NASCAR listens. 'best drivers in the world'…'we're in a great place'. He should have said, best drivers with sponsor money, and last place in 'demographic' growth.

MEDIA: Squeezed Between Super Bowl Then NASCAR v. OSCAR
Monday, February 27th, 2012 10:30 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: Concerned the NFL would select Pres. Day weekend for the Super Bowl, NASCAR changed its traditional date, 1st mistake. 2nd mistake, they scheduled on OSCAR day; problem was the week leading up to Daytona news coverage focused on celebrities. Lost opportunities both, now rain.

MEDIA: NASCAR Embracing 'Twitter' Preparing For 2013
Friday, February 24th, 2012 01:14 PM EDT
Z-VIEW: Come 2013, NASCAR will run its own website, something Turner has operated under license for the past decade. Some say Twitter has bridged the 'communication gap' between fan and sanctioning body, others say [they] self-interestedly 'tweet' merely to retain or gain fans. Is it working?

MEDIA: NASCAR Bans 'General Lee' Over Confederate Flag Totally Absurd
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 09:38 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: 'NASCAR is very sensitive, takes serious its responsibility that there's no endorsement or implication from us…' said Mike Helton. Yet, Daytona 500 has SI boob-babe as grand marshal, fake-wrestler John Cena as starter, politically motivated Mrs. Obama served as a GM. Simply, hypocrites.

NASCAR: Danica More Show Than Go Re-Hyped For Daytona
Monday, February 20th, 2012 11:18 AM EDT
Z-VIEW: No secret Danica's running the series for the money, her sponsors relish the hype. But, when Lesa France Kennedy, CEO of sister company ISC states, 'I think it's going to really broaden our fan base…' it's clear Patrick's track acumen is irrelevant.