Army Wins the Sponsorship Battle, Keeps NASCAR Team

Army Wins the Sponsorship Battle, Keeps NASCAR Team
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Earlier this month a debate raged on whether the American armed forces should sponsor NASCAR teams, one that had the potential to get ugly. But the House voted 241-148 to ditch the proposal, allowing the Army, Air Force, and National Guard to keep on racin’. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) introduced the proposal, as an amendment… Continue Reading...

Congresswoman Receives Threats Over Proposal To Stop Army Funding Of NASCAR

Congresswoman Receives Threats Over Proposal To Stop Army Funding Of NASCAR
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Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) has been campaigning for the removal of the U.S. Army’s sponsorship of a NASCAR entrant in the Sprint Cup Series, a project that costs the Pentagon about $7 million dollars per year. While McCollum has fielded irate calls from those who are angry about her proposal, the threat, delivered via fax,… Continue Reading...