Category Archives: Sports

Cost of Sponsoring a Race Team

Every race fan knows that their favorite driver couldn't compete with sponsorships -- and lots of them.  All those patches on the uniform, all the logos on the car itself, each represents a financial arrangement between a company or brand and the team or driver. If you own your own business maybe you've dreamed of someday having enough money to sponsor a race team. That may turn out to be a pipe dream, unless your company has a huge marketing budget. ...

24 Hours of Daytona Revisited

The inaugural race of a new series is where officials sweat the small stuff. Unfortunately, high ranking IMSA officials are humans too, and they proved it at the 24 Hours of Daytona on January 26th. The 24-hour endurance race had a somewhat infamous ending for the GTD class. The No. 555 Ferrari 458 Italia, driven by Level 5 Motorsports’ Alessandro Pier Guidi, had been battling with the No. #45 Flying Lizard Audi R8 LMS piloted by Markus Winkelhock for the last...

Formula 1 Changes in 2014

2014 is shaping up to be a year of big changes for Formula 1. Here is what you need to know to get up to speed before the season starts. Tracks The season opens down under with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 16th. Oz has not hosted a Grand Prix in 10 years, but the street circuit is a driver favorite, so it should be an entertaining race. Enjoyed watching the Winter Olympics? Need more Russia in your life? You...

Health Risks for Top Race Drivers

Auto racing is a sport that people from all walks of life, all across the country enjoy watching.  It’s fast, it’s exhilarating, and it’s potentially dangerous.  When it comes to potential health risks for a race car driver, most people would assume that crashing is the biggest threat to their health.  Given that many of them race at speeds exceeding 200 mph that is a logical assumption. Racing and non-racing fans alike recall the crash on February 18, 2001 that took...

Sports are Part of a Healthy Life

PE classes in elementary school aren't just a way to teach competitive spirit to children.  They are a great way to get kids in the habit of regular exercise.  Adults who have developed a sports habit generally lead healthier lives than those who shun regular exercise.  Taking up any regular physical activity, such as basketball, swimming, golf, or even yoga, can have a positive effect on specific and overall health. 1. Weight Management Most people fret over their weight at some point...

Variations in Concussion Recovery

Sports and rigorous physical activities are often enjoyed by young people for the competition and social interaction that they provide. The health benefits, both short and long term, are widely accepted and promoted by doctors and fitness experts. But they are not without risks.  You can get injured playing sports, heck you can even fall over your basketball equipment and get hurt!  FoxNews.com reported new research that shows age and gender can have significant effects on how quickly a young...