Dogecoin and NASCAR have a for much longer relationship that, say, Elon Musk. However the automotive with the meme-based cryptocurrency didn’t fare too properly in its return to the racing circuit on Saturday.
Dogecoin has proven up at auto racing occasions previously, beginning when Reddit handed driver Josh Smart a sponsorship of the meme coin in 2014. However the crypto is a really totally different canine nowadays, and the Dogecar, because it’s identified, has popped again up in 2021 for a handful of races for Stefan Parsons.
The automotive’s operating really made #dogecar pattern on Twitter for some time.
That automotive, although, struggled in Nashville within the NASCAR Xfinity Collection race on Saturday. In Stage 2 of the Tennessee Lottery 250, Parsons bought into bother simply earlier than the beginning/end line and wrecked, taking a tough hit on the entrance finish of the automotive into the outside wall.
The replay reveals what can be an finish to the day for the No. 99, which glided previous the end line sideways in what was excellent promoting for the automotive’s entrance finish however not the best way anybody concerned within the Parsons staff would have preferred to complete.
The wreck caused Parsons to finish 36th, in final place on the day. In the meantime, the actual Dogecoin dipped a bit on Saturday, nonetheless removed from the greenback worth so many meme buyers are dreaming it’ll someday attain.