NASCAR News: A new movie and drivers to do TV play-by-play at Pocono
Things could get ugly at Pocono this weekend. And I'm not talking about the race on Sunday - I'm talking about in the broadcast booth, on Saturday, for the Xfinity Series race (1PM - Fox Sports 1). On Saturday, Fox Sports will give their highly paid and experienced announcers and reporters the day off so your favorite NASCAR drivers can take over their jobs. Kevin Harvick will be doing play by play for the race while Joey Logano and Clint Bowyer will be the analysts. In the "Hollywood Hotel" will be Danica Patrick and Denny Hamlin. Ryan Blaney, Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Michigan's own Erik Jones will be the pit reporters. (I would've loved to see Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski paired up somewhere, but...)
How is everybody preparing for the race? According to his wife's Twitter, Kevin Harvick has been practicing with the help of his (almost) five-year old son, Keelan:
And, if you haven't seen it yet - check out the story and trailer for the "NASCAR" movie - Logan Lucky, which is really (IMO) just a redneck version of Ocean's Eleven. But, I think this thing might be pretty funny. Here's the story and trailer, from the For The Win website.
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