America's new national pastime
Stock car racing has come a long way from early moonshine runner legends like Junior Johnson to the clean-cut likes of Jeff Gordon, and in the process has become a multi-billion dollar industry. Midmorning examines why America is so crazy about NASCAR.
- Jeff MacGregor: Special contributor to Sports Illustrated and author of "Sunday Money: Speed! Lust! Madness! Death! A Hot Lap Around America with NASCAR."
- Neal Thompson: Journalist and author of "Driving with the Devil: Southern Moonshine, Detroit Wheels, and the Birth of NASCAR."