Sportscasting: Wendell Scott’s Historic NASCAR Career Will Finally Get Its Deserved Time in the Limelight

Sportscasting: Wendell Scott’s Historic NASCAR Career Will Finally Get Its Deserved Time in the Limelight. “In NASCAR, the story of Wendell Scott isn’t told enough. He was the first full-time Black driver to compete at the league’s highest level from 1961-73. The racing legend faced some of NASCAR’s best drivers and held his own. It looks like Scott’s historic racing career is getting the recognition it deserves. Racing fans can expect a digital collection highlighting the late driver’s legendary career.”

Forbes: NASCAR Partners With Amazon Web Services To Move 500,000 Hours Of Historical Video To The Cloud

Forbes: NASCAR Partners With Amazon Web Services To Move 500,000 Hours Of Historical Video To The Cloud. “Racing body NASCAR has entered into a multi-year agreement with Amazon Web Services to move their historical video content into the cloud. The partnership will see AWS use cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence to automate indexing and tagging of digital content that would otherwise take thousands of man hours to do manually.”

NASCAR and Twitter Teaming Up

NASCAR and Twitter are teaming up. “Plans to promote DAYTONA 500 weekend include a new Twitter emoji, Vine and Periscope content from Daytona International Speedway and the first-ever Hashtag 500, a Twitter race among fans that will reward winners with memorabilia from Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ race (1 p.m. ET on FOX).” Promotional hashtags? What could POSSIBLY go wrong?