“Get This S**t Off Here” – Enraged by Taylor Swift Gimmick, NASCAR Community Slaughters FOX Network

Published 10/09/2023, 10:39 AM EDT

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In a bizarre twist that has left the NASCAR community reeling, international pop sensation Taylor Swift has found herself at the center of attention of the racing world. From her alleged involvement with F1 star Fernando Alonso, which caught the attention of Brad Keselowski, to Denny Hamlin‘s controversial remarks about her relationships, Swift’s name has become an unexpected headline in NASCAR circles. However, this newfound connection between the music icon and the sport has ignited a firestorm of fan outrage, particularly directed at FOX Network for an ill-fated social media post.

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So what exactly went down that caught the attention of NASCAR stars like Keselowski and Hamlin? And what polarizing comments did Hamlin make about the pop star?

From Brad Keselowski’s “everlasting shame” to Denny Hamlin’s relationship speculations, Taylor Swift has got attention in the stock car racing circles

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The curious entry of Taylor Swift into the NASCAR spotlight began with a rumor. Veteran F1 driver Fernando Alonso found himself unintentionally linked with Swift in a bizarre commotion that even ensnared NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski. Twitter erupted with fans and pundits alike attempting to decipher this unlikely connection.

Earlier this year, Brad Keselowski made a candid admission after clicking on the story. He tweeted, “Yes, I clicked this to my everlasting shame.”

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However, the spectacle didn’t stop there. Recently, Denny Hamlin added fuel to the fire by delving into Swift’s tumultuous relationship history during one of his podcast episodes. Hamlin’s comments, though seemingly innocuous, have stirred the pot among Swift’s devoted fan base.

“I mean, certainly she’s had a rough go at it. But it seems like she loves love. You know what I mean? So she gets really involved quickly. And so maybe that scares the guys off right? ‘Whoa, this chick’s like all in right from the get-go,'” remarked the Joe Gibbs Racing driver.

These speculations about Swift’s personal life have left many NASCAR fans uncomfortable, as they prefer to keep the focus squarely on the racing itself. While the NASCAR community was already grappling with the unexpected connection to Taylor Swift, FOX Network added fuel to the fire by posting a video featuring Swift on their official NASCAR handle.

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NASCAR fans tear down FOX Network after a seemingly harmless Instagram post enraged the community

Fans are the heartbeat of NASCAR, and they’ve never been shy about expressing their opinions. FOX Network recently found this out the hard way when they decided to blend pop sensation Taylor Swift with NASCAR. The result? An outpouring of discontent from the passionate NASCAR community.

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One fan said, “Let’s not post Swift, please and thanks.” Clearly not thrilled with the unexpected crossover. Another passionate supporter simply urged FOX to remove the video entirely, stating, “There’s still time to delete this @nascaronfox. Quit meat riding.”

 

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“Nah, get this s**t oFf here,” remarked another fan, echoing the sentiment that NASCAR should stay true to its roots. While some called the move a questionable attempt to emulate other sports leagues, with comments like, “Of course, you had to put this in here. Typical NASCAR trying to be like the NFL. What a joke sports media has become.”

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The unexpected entanglement of Taylor Swift with the NASCAR community has left fans agitated. As stock car racing fans express their desire to keep the sport focused on the track, FOX Network’s ill-fated social media post has become a flashpoint of controversy.

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Veerendra Vikram Singh

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Veerendra Vikram Singh is a NASCAR Author at EssentiallySports. A Motorsport fan at heart, he has been following NASCAR and Formula 1 for over a decade now and has covered the on and off-track life of some of the best in the sport. He is a big fan of Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch but never lets that get in the way of authentic and fact-based reporting.
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