The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Speed

The Politics of Speed

Do you recall the tale of the tortoise and the hare? Believe it or not that can be applied to modern NASCAR. It is not always the most dominant or fastest car and driver that wins. Sometimes it is the team that best manages fuel. [All Left Turns]

Carl Edwards is back on top of ESPN’s NASCAR power rankings this week. Dale Jr., Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, and Matt Kenseth round out the top five. [ESPN]

This week Jalopnik counts down the top ten 16-bit cars. [Jalopnik]

As with many things in popular culture the fly-by performed by a jet was introduced by Tom Cruise’s character Maverick in the movie Top Gun. I don’t know who the pilot in these videos is, but what I do know they are terrifying (and pretty awesome). [Jalopnik]



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