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Florida Georgia Line Makes History With NASCAR

  • 7:16 am Friday, March 23rd, 2018 by Staff Writer

Florida Georgia Line will perform live Saturday, September 8 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the track’s 25th annual NASCAR weekend, an expansion of an exciting, unique partnership between IMS and Big Machine Records that will also place the chart-topping duo into the race’s name for years to come.

The 25th Running of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line is scheduled for Sunday, September 9.
This is the first time a major recording artist or act has been added to the official name of a NASCAR race over a multi-year period.

Here is their latest big [More]

Country Artists That Tried Their Hand In Sports First, And Failed.

  • 6:02 am Friday, March 16th, 2018 by Staff Writer

As a country that is very focused on sports, we are thankful everyday to have fun games like football, baseball, hockey, etc, to watch and go to and participate in. But in this case we are thankful that these people did NOT succeed in them because now they are creating some of our favorite songs. There are several popular country artists who tried their hands at sports before pursuing careers in music. According to Saving Country Music, here are five of them:

Sam Hunt (Football). Hunt played as a quarterback in both high school and college and tried out for the Kansas [More]

See Cole Swindell & NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney Go For A Very Fast Drive

  • 6:00 am Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Cole Swindell had the ride of his life the other day. Some people even have something like this on their bucket list. He went out on the track and for a ride with NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney.

Swindell and Blaney hooked up at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Swindell will perform before the 2018 Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19.

Radio.com shared a statement from Cole, “I’ve never been this nervous walking onstage. I’m usually in control when I walk out onstage. I trust my buddy, though,” Swindell adds, gesturing towards Blaney.

The country star is all smiles as Blaney blasts around [More]

Cole Swindell Connects With Dale Earnhardt Jr. Because Of Similar Pasts

  • 6:00 am Monday, March 5th, 2018 by Staff Writer

As a kid in Georgia, Cole grew up watching both Dale and Dale, Jr. on the NASCAR track. He never expected to one day get to know Dale Jr. under those circumstances.

Cole tells Rare Country, “It’s crazy to think that I grew up as a kid watching his dad. To go from that to losing mine years later and writing a song about it that Junior hears and, immediately, I know who he’s thinking of. For him to reach out to me a couple years ago and say, ‘Hey, I just want you to know, I know what you’re feeling,’ [More]

Video surfaces of a tense altercation between drivers after the Daytona 500

  • 8:24 pm Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 by Staff Writer

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According to Sporting News, Denny could be seen pinching Bubba’s car to the wall after the checkered flag waved, obviously not too happy about Bubba’s actions on the track.

“I blew my right front tire out when he came down and side drafted me, so I didn’t have any control of my car because when he came down there, I was just on the yellow line,” Denny explained to a room full of reporters, including “Sporting News,” after the race. “Nothing [More]

Chase Rice Recalls A Huge Day In NASCAR History- The Day Dale Earnhardt Sr. Died

  • 6:19 am Thursday, February 15th, 2018 by Staff Writer

For NASCAR fans, Sunday (2/18) not only marks the day the annual Daytona 500 race gets underway but also the anniversary of when legendary driver Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a crash at that very same race.

Chase Rice, being from North Florida near the east coast, he grew up a huge fan of NASCAR and the Daytona 500, and he recalls the day the man known as “The Intimidator” passed away: “I mean, I cried the day Dale Earnhardt died. I remember I went down to the barn where my dad and brothers were working and I said, ‘Ya’ll ain’t [More]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Retiring After 2017

  • 9:29 am Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 by Staff Writer

Wow!

News just came down that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is retiring after the 2017 season.

NASCAR reports, “Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire following the 2017 NASCAR season, Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday in a press release. The 14-time Most Popular Driver has won 26 times in 603 starts over a career that began at age 24 in 1999. Among his accomplishments are two Daytona 500 crowns (2004, 2014) and two championships (1998, 1999) in what is now called the NASCAR XFINITY Series.”