It's safe to say that NASCAR is a sport that pays homage to its long and diverse history. All you have to do is just take a look on any given week, and you can see a window into the past. Be it a throwback paint scheme, a fan wearing a black Earnhardt baseball cap or the track the cars are racing at, there are many ways NASCAR salutes its history.
Yet, in this day and age, progress is key to growth. No matter how hard NASCAR tries, an overwhelming majority of sports fans refuse to regard NASCAR as a legitimate sport and refuse to take it seriously.
Here are five things NASCAR must do to broaden its appeal.