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Sometimes, you just wanna go fast. Kurt Busch is in that mindframe, as he will drive a Ricky Bobby inspired car. Ricky Bobby, who was the star driver of Talladega Nights (played by Will Ferrell), drove the race at Talladega in a “Me” car. Sunday at the Aaron’s 499, Busch will don a similar car.
I must admit, this is very creative. It takes a lot of brains to come up with this and since Kurt Busch is in similar situation to Bobby, this makes a lot of sense. This season, Busch is very much him against the world. That is what happens when you are a hothead with no people sense. A spoiled brat finally got what he deserved and now he has to try to power a race team with limited funding.
At least they did a spot on impression of the car. Heck, they even got a stuffed cougar to sit on the car for now. Remember when Ricky had to drive around with a live cougar in his car? They couldn’t exactly replicate that, but this is the next best thing.
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Kurt Busch's car got a special paint job for the race at Talladega. They're matching some of the car designs and words from Ricky Bobby.
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A “wise” man once said, “If you ain’t first, you’re last.” And while West River, N.C.’s Richard “Ricky” Bobby was speaking eloquently about racing in general, he could very well be describing the always exciting and breathtaking NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
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In a race that saw Eric McClure injured and Danica Patrick using her Chevrolet for payback, Logano beat Busch to the finish line by .034...