Pre-race Festivities for the Shelby American Sprint Cup race started early in the morning, there is always something going on somewhere and there is a lot to see and do. You have mini concerts going on, fans milling around the garage, crews pushing their cars through final inspection, etc. NASCAR and Sponsors do a lot at these events to keep people entertained and give them their money worth before the event takes the green. There is something for everyone and at LVMS the fan interaction is incredible, the Neon Garage is an extension into the heart of the garage; while you still have limited access you can still get pretty darn close to the drivers and crews.
Chad Knaus inspects Jimmie Johnson’s axle one last time before they roll out, Hendricks Motorsports has been plagued with axle trouble this year.
These guys are from the West Coast version of the Spaz-o-matics, nerds playing 80’s songs… Hilarious!
I watched this lady hang around Dale’s hauler for a long time, my guess is she had a message for Jr.
It’s a busy place to be and TV personalities are on the prowl to catch the drivers we all watch every weekend before they climb into their cars.
Legendary car designer Carol Shelby, sponsor of this weekends event “The Shelby American”
Well known and famous Prop Comedian…. Carrot Top!
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