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A Brief History of Women in Motorsports

The first motorized tricycle race for women that we know of took place as early as 1897. Comparing these pioneering ladies to modern day racers shows one major similarity, courage. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers represents thousands of women across the planet as equals to men. Yet, to this day motorsports are associated with dudes and are usually seen as a type of sport showing masculinity at its finest.

This discipline is one of the very few where men and women can compete against each other in big competitions, as well as there being ‘female’ clubs and associations to inspire, promote and protect sportswomen...

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How to Take Your Passion for Sports Further with a Drone

How to Take Your Passion for Sports Further with a Drone

Sports and tech make such a good team that they influence each other every moment. While drones develop into new shapes and technologies, their prices also lower for the end customer. Sports enthusiasts – such as you and us – now can use the best drones in so many ways that they even become players in specialized competitions. Drones influence the way we see and even practice our hobby. Some of the best drones can capture matches and championships from unique perspectives. The Sports Techie community blog adheres to responsible drone flying and usage.

There’s more to these gadgets than flying and capturing images...

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DeskSite Enhances Daytona 500 And Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Fan Experience

NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App

NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App

NASCAR DeskSite video app launched today allowing race fans to enjoy the delivery of an automated, interactive and personalized stream of digital content directly to computers and digital devices. NASCAR is the first professional sports league to offer the platform that delivers NASCAR.com high-definition videos on-demand in addition to automatic updates to desktops, laptops and tablets. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Megan Bennett, VP of Marketing, and Jake Phillips, Content Partnerships at DeskSite, about the product roll out with NASCAR and their sports tech business...

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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...

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NASCAR Heat Evolution Launches On PS4 and Xbox One With Competitive MultiPlayer Online

NASCAR Heat Evolution, the first officially licensed, all-encompassing NASCAR video game for the current generation of consoles, is available today on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.

Heat Evolution Is First Officially Licensed NASCAR Video Game On PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

Heat Evolution Is First Officially Licensed NASCAR Video Game On PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

NASCAR Heat Evolution was built to serve and is now for sale across North America in time for the Chase for the Cup Playoff. Experienced gamers, new fans of the sport and kids interested in stock car auto racing as a profession will be amazed at the realism, fun and ability to play competitive multiplayer online using a gaming console, an industry first. Break out your PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system or Xbox One and get ready to play the first officially licensed NASCAR vide...

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NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience - SportsTechie blog.

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience – SportsTechie blog.

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience

NASCAR fans young and old are eligible to compete in the Hashtag 500 social media marketing campaign to celebrate the racing season launch while attempting to win free 2016 Daytona 500 treasured memorabilia. As a former NASCAR InGear contributor and now based in Atlanta, I am excited as many of the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are around the world and here in the South about this innovative digital fan experience on Twitter. The new integrated marketing campaign is set to debut today to help stoke passion amongst fans of the 2016 Sprint Cup Series season.

The Hashtag 500 to Give Fans the Chance to Race on Twitter for Memorabilia from the 2016 DAYTONA 500

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The Top 5 NASCAR Drivers For 2013

Daytona International Speedway, known as The World Center of Racing, is home to NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race the Daytona 500.

Daytona International Speedway, known as The World Center of Racing, is home to NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race the Daytona 500.

The heat is on in the chase for the 2013 Sprint Cup Title, and the top drivers are gearing up for their shot at the championship. Is Jimmie Johnson going to continue his stretch of dominance? Will Clint Bowyer improve on his great 2012 season? Or will Brad Keselowski repeat as champion? These top five drivers will be the ones to beat for the 2013 season.

Matt Kenseth

During the 2012 season, no driver had a better year on the Roush-Fenway team than Kenseth, who capped his season by winning the Daytona 500. This year, Kenseth has joined up with Joe Gibbs Racing and looks to improve on last season’s three wins...

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