We headed over to the track at 4:30. It only took us a few minutes to get over there. It was nice to be so close and not have to deal with any traffic. Here is “our man” on his parade lap. We sat just before turn one. The sun had just started to set and it was time for … Read More
The pits rule! I treated my Mom and Dad to a trip to the NASCAR pits today. None of us had ever been and today was a great opportunity. Unfortunately, the only way to the pits (which are in the middle of the race track) is through a small underground tunnel. Somebody in our group of 3 doesn’t much care … Read More
Back at the track. Got here early. Herb is crippled so we have to give him time to get there and adjust. Did I ever tell you that I hate the weather everywhere South? It gets wicked hot and its only in the 80s. Its the damn humidity. Now, this was not as bad as Talladega last year but geez…can’t … Read More
I made it into Knoxville this afternoon and began the 100 mile drive up to Bristol. On the radio during the drive, Jeff Gordon got the pole for Saturday’s race so the weekend was off to a good start. Found Mom & Dad at the Red Carpet Inn, which incidently does not have red carpet. We headed over to the … Read More
I leave in the morning to meet Ma & Pa for “World’s Fastest Half Mile”. The Bristol race is under the lights on a 1/2 mile track surrounded by 160,000 fans. 43 cars on this short track make for a terrible race, but one hell of an event!