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We know. You’re tired of hearing about this kid, but we can’t help it. It’s like a bad soap opera that continues to unfold and it just shows how little he’s learned. Sure he’s branded himself as part of this Keep It On The Track campaign, but his attitude and everything else is same ‘ol spoiled Nick Hogan.
Apparently Nick Hogan had managed to qualify 20th at the XDC Las Vegas event but was not happy one bit about that result. How could he be? We all know he’s such a premier drifter and experienced driver. (Yup, that’s sarcasm) Rumor has it he went straight to his Twitter account, ripping the series (mature), the sport (great way to garner fans) and even sent an @ reply to one of the judges asking why he was deducted points. But hey, of course they were quickly deleted and he issued out some apologies. At least he didn’t claim his Twitter account was “hacked” like other celebrities or athletes. Honestly, Hogan is neither these days.
And just in case you want another laugh, hit the source link to see Nick Hogan’s extremely mature comments to the rest of the community over at Wrecked Magazine – which offered $100 to anyone who could provide video of Hogan’s qualifying run. There are also retweets of Hogan’s now deleted tweets.
Stay classy Nick, stay classy.
[Source: Wrecked Magazine]
In other news that we’re tired of hearing about, but can’t stop being interested in, Hulk Hogan has filed a lawsuit on his insurance company over his coverage. As the blame game continues, Nick Hogan’s father is now pursuing the family’s insurance company after paying tens of thousands of dollars over the last 10 years and not being entirely covered for Nick’s accident that left his passenger and friend, John Graziano, severely injured.
Apparently the insurance company never bothered to advise the Hogans to increase their insurance or to purchase additional insurance – which Hogan claims they should have when his children got driver’s licenses and were able to drive his high-performance vehicles. As a result, Hogan has had to dig into his own pocket when the estate of Nick’s friend, John Graziano, slapped him with a lawsuit, because Graziano’s medical bills far exceeded Hogan’s own insurance payout – which was limited to $250,000 in medical bills per person.
Hogan also claims that his insurance company Wells Fargo Southeast, should have offered him additional coverage when he signed for his son’s driver’s license – a move opened up Hogan to personal liability.
This is the second lawsuit the Hogans have pursued, the first one against their own attorneys for the wreck. It seems like this saga will not be dying out anytime soon, and Nick will be living in the shadow of his irresponsible accident for quite some time.
[Source: Tampa Bay Online]
Earlier this month we reported about Samuel Hubinette’s plans for 2010. What some may not remember is that merely three years ago, celebrity and son of Hulk Hogan, Nick Hogan, was actually competitively drifting alongside Samuel in a Dodge Viper SRT-10. Clearly the fame that came with Nick Hogan and fast cars wasn’t from his short drifting career. Instead, it was from the tragic accident that proved that there is such thing as too much horsepower. Nonetheless, the kid’s back out on the prowl and has committed to the Xtreme Drift Circuit (XDC) campaigning a black turbocharged Nissan 350Z.
The good news out of all this is that Nick Hogan will be involved with a group called “Keep It On The Track”, promoting and educating Americans the consequences of participating in illegal street races and driving without a seat belt. Perhaps it’s a day late, especially for the unfortunate passenger during Hogan’s Supra accident, but hey whatever it takes to keep it off the streets.
We couldn’t help but to include one of Hogan’s highlights from his last drifting endeavor, taking a champion-caliber car and finding the wall at Irwindale Speedway. That’s after the jump.
Nick Hogan, the son of Hulk Hogan, is back on the road despite a stipulation in his original plea bargain that said he would be banned from driving for three years. Nick was convicted of felony reckless driving with seriously bodily injury after crashing his father’s modified Toyota Supra and seriously injuring his friend John Graziano in August of 2007.
The deal also stipulated that Nick would lose his license and not be permitted to drive for another three years, however, a judge has just granted him a license that would let him drive only to and from work.
“The business-purpose-only license allows Bollea [Hogan's birth name] to drive to and from work, which his attorneys battled for after his license was revoked for three years,” said a report by ABC News.
[Source: Edmunds InsideLine]