We woke up this morning expecting to write about NASCAR.
We did not wake up anticipating writing about country music legend Dolly Parton.
But Richard Childress Racing has delivered a gift we didn’t know we needed in the form of Tyler Reddick‘s sponsorship for this Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
You won’t be able to miss Reddick’s No. 2 Chevrolet as it speeds around the half-mile track. First, its very pink scheme makes it stand out.
Also, Parton’s smiling profile graces the hood as part of sponsorship from Dolly Records, Parton’s music label.
The rest of the car will feature logos from each of Parton’s Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, attractions: Dollywood, Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction, Dollywood’s Splash Country and the soon-to-open Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show.
Pigeon Forge is located roughly 108 miles southwest of Bristol.
“It’s an honor to represent Dolly Parton and her variety of businesses on our No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway,” Reddick said in a press release. “Dolly is an icon and has had a lot of success in her career, which is something I admire while trying to build my own success in NASCAR.
“Hopefully, we can take Dolly and the No. 2 Camaro to Victory Lane this weekend in her home state of Tennessee. I think that would be really special for everyone who is a fan of hers.”
Parton chose a good team to partner with.
Reddick is one of the four Xfinity drivers who is part of the first Dash 4 Cash race of the season. Reddick will compete against Michael Annett, Christopher Bell and Chase Briscoe, with the highest-placing driver claiming a $100,000 bonus.