18 03 2011

There’s Racin’..Then there’s BRISTOL! The world’s fastest hafe mile!! Racin’ the way it ought’a be!! The Cup and Nationwide guys are gonna have at it!!

Today Cup guys practice and qualifly and the Nationwide guys practice! You can cath it all on Speedtv starting at noon! Tomarrow the Nationwide guys race. After a long heartbreakin week off its great to get back underway!!

The Cup race is named Jeff Byrd 500 in honor of Bristol’s past president Jeff Byrd. Billy Ray Cyrus will do the Anthem. Bristol lets drivers pick a song for them for the driver intros. You can the list on but heres a few.

Kevin Harvick listened to his fans and picked AC/DC ‘BACK IN BLACK’

Dale Jr’s song is unknown

Jamie McMurray: “Burn It To The Ground” by Nickelback I like that one

Tony Stewart: “Bawataba” by Kid Rock HUH?? Never heard of it

Joey Logano: “Opposite of Adults” by Chiddy Bang Never heard of it WTH

Trevor Bayne: TBA May i subjust ‘Our God is an awesome God’ Haha

Jeff Gordon: “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty Thats a good one for him

Ryan Newman: “Good Ol’ Boys” by Waylon Jennings Good one!

Denny Hamlin: “Shipping Up To Boston” by Dropkick Murphys WTH Denny you’re a VA man!

Kasey Kahne: “A Country Boy Can Survive” by Hank Williams Jr. Good one!

In other racin’ news this week there has been 2 tragedys

Whelen Southern Modified driver Brain Loftin lost his wife Melissa in a car crash on Tuesday.  Melissa was very well known in the Modified tour. She will be missed by both fans and everyone in the garage.

After returning home from the Truck race last weekend 2 team members of Rick Ware Racing was invold in a fatal crash. Dean Shaut lost his life while Stephen Masch remains in the hospital. Both Dean and Stephen had worked with other teams in Nascar. Both will be missed at the track.

Dean Shaut

Thoughts and Prayers go out to Brain Loftin and RWR as well as Japan!




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