Like any big business, NASCAR not immune from big problems

Big business and big problems sometimes go hand in hand in 2008 corporate America. And NASCAR has a potential doozy on its hands with the $225 million lawsuit alleging sexual and racial harassment, writes David Newton.

Updated: June 14, 2008, 6:31 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Television cameras will focus on drivers standing next to their wives or girlfriends on pit road prior to Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. Some drivers, like four-time champion Jeff Gordon, may be holding a child.

This is the image NASCAR wants the public to see.

The governing body goes out of its way to portray itself as family-oriented. Wholesome. God-fearing.

It is.

And it is not. ...

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