For the first time in history, a swimmer has endured the 103-mile route from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida, without the assistance of a shark cage. That swimmer, 64-year-old Diana Nyad, began her quest on Saturday, August 31, and finished around 53 hours later on Labor Day.
With Labor Day weekend here and millions of people hitting the highway, some drivers would be wise to be extra careful, while some should feel safe knowing their town is a good place to cruise the streets.
Congratulations to Eric Fontenot — he’s the winner of our trip to Nashville for the Southern Ground Music and Food Festival. We are flying Eric and a guest to Music City, and giving them hotel accommodations for the festival in late September.
Ryan Newman has won the Daytona 500, but Sunday the Indiana native kissed the bricks at his home track, winning the Samuel Deeds 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A late race pit blunder by Jimmie Johnson’s crew cost the #48 a chance at another Brickyard title and opened the door fo…