30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Austin Dillon

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. We’re back with a 30th place finisher!

Name: Austin Dillon

Age: 27

Hometown: Welcome, NC

Team: Richard Childress Racing

Odd 6

  1. Outside of the car, he enjoys hunting, paintball, physical training and fantasy sports.
  2. He played in the 2002 Little League World Series as a second baseman.
  3. He’s married to a former NFL cheerleader named Whitney.
  4. His family is known for working in racing – we all know grandfather Richard Childress and brother Ty Dillon, but father Mike is the vice president of business development at RCR.
  5. Thinking of racing, he still likes racing dirt late models and modifieds as a way to get more practice. As imagined, whether you see it as good, bad or indifferent, it’s still a family team – they own Team Dillon Racing.
  6. He’s been enrolled in High Point University as a communications major.
Battle of the Beers

Battle of the Beers – STP 500

The Battle of the Beers is the weekly drinking game focusing on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. News, discussion topics and other themes of the week are highlighted and in proper Brake and Clutch form, we target them for a drinking game. Have fun with the race at Martinsville!

Preferred beer: Miller Lite (most popular beer in Virginia)

Drinking game

-If the snow in Martinsville is mentioned, take a shot.

-If Carl Edwards not returning to driving in NASCAR is discussed, finish your drink.

-If the Axalta and Hendrick Motorsports sponsorship extension is discussed, take a drink.

-If Jimmie Johnson and Lowe’s parting ways gets discussed, take a shot.

-If the BK Racing bankruptcy case is discussed, finish your drink.

-If they make a paperclip reference, take a shot.

-If they talk about the new PNC sponsorship of NASCAR, finish your drink.

-If they talk about the grandfather clock, take a shot.

#TBT

#TBT – Martinsville Speedway

Throwback Thursday is the segment that takes you down Memory Lane for the races each week. It’s that time of year where we celebrate hot dogs, so we’re doing throwbacks for Martinsville Speedway.

First-Time Winners

This video looks back at all the drivers who’ve gotten their first win in the national touring series at Martinsville. Much of the video focuses on the Camping World Truck Series and Monster Energy Cup series, but it’s still a cool way to celebrate the first wins.

 

History of Martinsville Speedway

This video takes a look back at the history of NASCAR at Martinsville Speedway, which notably has been on the schedule every year that NASCAR has been in existence. I found it incredibly interesting myself.