The closest I've seen Black folks get to car racing is when everybody wore those god-awful Jeff Hamilton jackets, now relics from a sad sad time in urban fashion history.
"Hardly anyone associates stock cars with musical sensations such as Lil Wayne and Gucci Mane. But NASCAR, a rival of the Indy 500 for fan dollars, is trying to bridge the countrified world of race tracks and the urban aura of hip-hop.
"Music chronicler Vibe magazine is slapping its logo on rookie driver Darrell Wallace Jr.'s race car and promising extensive editorial coverage in support of NASCAR's Drive for Diversity program. Vibe is working with Wallace's race team, Revolution Racing. Team drivers were chosen in a tryout camp catering to women and minorities." <a href="http://www.indystar.com/article/20110123/BUSINESS/101230349/1003/BUSINESS/Watercooler-NASCAR-driving-hard-hip-hop-fans">[Indy Star]</a>
There's no way I'd watch a race.