NASCAR Brings Back Bump Drafting!

[blockquote]Bump-drafting rules will be eliminated at Daytona and Talladega Superspeedway. Teams also will use a bigger restrictor plate at Daytona.

Eliminating bump-drafting rules puts responsibility for on-track moves squarely back in drivers' hands. Larger restrictor plates give drivers more horsepower.[/blockquote]

I can't wait for the Daytona 500! Over the past couple years, NASCAR has been warning drivers about bump drafting, going so far as to prohibit it anywhere but down the straightaways.

It might sound like a safe thing to do, but it completely kills the racing at the superspeedways.

I applaud this move. Let the drivers figure it out. They've got to know whether they're good enough to do it, and where. If not, they'll wreck. Unfortunately, they'll also wreck others, but none of them want that. They want to win, and now those with the skill to pull it off, will have the better chances of winning.

Bring it on!

Michael Bay Ruined Transformers

I know I'm a bit late to the game on this one, but last night I watched Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

I thought the first Transformers movie by Michael Bay somewhat missed the mark, and had heard that the sequel was even worse, but that didn't prepare me for how bad it was.

Sure, there was some fun action sequences, but the level of ridiculousness was raised up a few notches and went beyond fun to just plain stupid.

And really… is Transformers the sort of movie you use as a vehicle to push political messages and insult your government? That seemed so random and out of place that I found it insulting, and I'm not even an American.

Did anyone actually find it amusing that they put giant balls on a robot?

It was a movie that was too dumb for adults, but completely inappropriate for kids.

Total fail.