ESPN The Magazine's Ryan McGee writes that five-time NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson avoids altercations on Pit Road because of a lesson he learned long ago.
Nothing stokes NASCAR passions -- and ticket sales -- like a good old-fashioned fight, but the threat of one between Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch on Saturday night really came close.
First there was an East Coast blizzard. Then there was a wreck. Then there was a fight. What was the outcome of the 1979 Daytona 500? Pure NASCAR magic.
Organized gambling in NASCAR? Jimmy Hoffa almost got his way back in the day, writes Ryan McGee. That is, until NASCAR boss Bill France Sr. laid down the law: "I will fight it to the end!"