So you’ve been reading a lot of the controversy over the NRA being demonized for sponsoring a NASCAR race. You’ve even read our story looking into if there really was a media blackout mentioning the race’s official name, the NRA 500. But what was it like to be there from a spectator’s perspective? Well, you’re in luck! We’ve put together 73 pictures and one video chronicling this Blaze editor’s day at the race.
First the pictures:
And here’s the video, which captures the start of the race and the first lap. Turn it up to experience just how loud it is:
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