They're getting younger all the time

Spencer, Reid
February 2004
Sporting News;2/16/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 7, p30
The article author is of the view that money, in the form of sponsor dollars and TV revenue, is driving the influx of articulate, fresh-faced young people into National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing's (NASCAR) foremost division. These young people, in turn, are getting high-quality rides, driving product sales for their sponsors and driving the old guard into retirement. The 21st century version of apprenticeship is a bit different from one two decades ago: display talent, prove your marketability, and secure promotion to NASCAR's highest level. Stock car racing experience is no longer a prerequisite for advancement.


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