If you heard the sound of engines combined with someone shaking big bags of money, that may be the NASCAR race that's coming to the St. Louis area in June. The word is that it's expected to bring in $60 million dollars to the community.
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver during an Empire Super Sprint car race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, according to local officials. Tony Stewart will not race in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
Leslie and I were discussing this on air this morning in light of yesterday's Daytona 500 where Danica Patrick finished 8th after earning the pole position in qualifying. At the start of the final lap, Patrick was third with a shot at second, but by the end of the lap and the race, she dropped to 8th. A Top 10 finish is certainly great for Patrick but did she live up to the hype?