Today’s Race Update …Dale Jr!

Dale Jr announced Saturday via twitter that he plans to donate his brain for concussion research-it’s a major announcement in light of the fact that he is Nascar’s most popular driver by a country mile & has been for the past 13 years and with concussion issues headlining sports like NFL football & Earnhardt having  missed two races in 2012 due to being diagnosed with concussions, he certainly needs to be applauded for helping bring more awareness to this problem..

 

And I also wanted to applaud a guy that has never been a favorite of mine, Joey Logano, who was highlighted on 60 Minutes last Sunday for the work he is doing on behalf of the Make A Wish Foundation and subsequently the friendship he has developed with Gavin Grubbs, a young boy suffering from debilitating Muscular Dystrophy. Gavin’s wish was to meet Joey & the Penske star has gone above and beyond taking Gavin for rides in his race car, texting & calling him regularly & making Gavin a groomsman at his wedding…