The Dogecoin community is all about giving back. They sent the Jamaican bobsled team to the Sochi Olympics, they raised Doge for clean drinking water in Kenya, and funded service dogs for kids in need. Now, they’ve helped a NASCAR driver race at Talledega.
Josh Wise, who has been racing NASCAR for seven years, needed some sponsorship to race at the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4. The car’s owner, Phil Parsons Racing, was running without sponsors in the early races of the season when a r/Dogecoin and r/NASCAR subscriber on Reddit, Denis Pavel, contacted Phil over Twitter to ask about a possible fundraising effort.
A month after the successful Doge fundraiser, which saw US$55,000 contributed from ‘shibes’ all around the world, Wise, PPR, and Reddit have collaborated to produce the geekiest racecar in existence: the Dogecoin NASCAR.
It looks ridiculous, let’s be honest — but that shiba inu looking confused on the rear bootlid should be a good laugh for the other drivers. You can find another image of the Dogecoin NASCAR here, and discussion on Reddit here.