In the week heading into the final race of the 2012 IndyCar season, young British driver Mike Conway told his team he no longer wanted to race on ovals. His team replaced him, rightly so, and Mike is without a ride.
Last weekend, at Talladega, Dale Earnhardt Jr suffered a possible second concussion of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. After discussion with doctors, and his team owner, Dale is set to sit out two races, or however many it takes for him to recover.
Both of those drivers have something in common: They were both attacked, mocked and insulted by racing fans for their decision. Continue reading
Tim is British and lives in the United States with his wife and kids.
He works for software developers Image Space Inc. and Studio 397 on their racing simulations, and is a fan of Gaming, Motorsports, and photography.